Free Verse Poems | Definition and Examples of Free Verse Poetry

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Example and Definition of Free verse

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Categories: feelings, friendship love, sad
Just friends
by Hassana Shuaibu
"Just friends, Just friends", I whisper
"Enough, Enough", I say.

Surely, Slowly
This overwhelming need for more
Will go away.

One day
This undying hope for you will find its way.

"Just...

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Categories: i am, morning
Sprinkled Cinnamon
by Felicia Jarvis
The smell of green grass after rain 
A silky texture was added to the moisturized air gently touching my skin
Listening to a Bossa Nova and...

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Categories: introspection, loss, lost love
Letting go
by Hassana Shuaibu
Letting go is an art

It is drawing fine lines
around your heart
and between you two,
though you clearly do not want to.

It is seeing the beauty
in being...

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Categories: love
When One Loves
by Paul Kamusa
Love is like ones pedigree given utterly,
When one loves life seems to move in slow motion,
When one loves you tend to have merriment of different...

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Categories: age, celebration, happiness, life,
Harvest For The Senses
by Bernard Chan

                      Before gathering gloom...

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Categories: confusion, men, nature, social,
Premium MemberOpportunity Knocked
by Brenda Chiri
                   I thought if I opened the...

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Categories: daughter, inspirational, love, motivation,
SUPERSTAR
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
You’re a diamond
Superstar
wonderful 
dancing barefoot
Godiva
riding bareback
ocean rides

Stand, lift your heart 
up in your hands,
the World’s your everlasting
Shining Shrine
Ultra cool shooting Sunbeam
Zephyr in your own
BLUE SKIES

Daisy...

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Categories: hope
Premium MemberShattered Horizons
by Victor Buhagiar
My life was a series of shattered horizons,
of broken wishes, of vanished dreams.
I strove, I worked
I tried to wend the purest way.
I saw around me...

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Categories: art, children, farewell, freedom,
Premium MemberWHITE The Trilogy
by arthur vaso



















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Categories: childhood, children, confidence, happiness,
Premium MemberWE ARE ALL CHILDREN
by Line Gauthier
We are all children on the inside
Children who are starving for attention
Children who need to be heard
Children who have something to say

Children who need to...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, blessing, courage,
The Inn
by abel olivencia
Over bray and valley way
beneath a lambent moon

Till harp and hearth
repose the heart
on tankards of ale
and ballads' tales
and songs that break
on wisps of smoke
out high...

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Categories: analogy, birth, blessing, christian,
Divided Circle
by abel olivencia
When the robin builds it's nest
to herald in the bloom
Thawed trails open up
a mountain's coveted woods

And afield the animals stir
as a fragrance of nuts, berries
and...

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Categories: beautiful, dream, emotions, fantasy
BEAUTIFUL FACES
by Anand Parmale
I keep watching the faces passing by
So lovely! I wish they all are mine
I wish they are part of my life
But they look at me...

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Categories: how i feel
Theater of Utter Charm Part 7
by Walter Alter
gesturing crudely about luck and doom
blowing us towards the promised manic Paradise
a steely eyed greeting committee
providing the final hurdle
their panel of erudite jurists
concluded that his...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, sad
breakdown number one-million
by Zachariah Rodgers
fluttering breath burns
throat like acid
hands shake with an 
indescribable violence 
trembling fingers peel
back the pages of
childish pocket bible  -- 
a pained groan, a
strained sob...

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Categories: betrayal, black love, blue,
other lovers
by Tiffany Herrera
His lips are kissing me like they’ve been on other lips - i could taste the lies
His hands that once outlined the shape of my...

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Categories: black love, blue, body,
what loving him was like
by Tiffany Herrera
Falling in love with him was like inhaling oxygen 
His love was toxic but i needed that toxic to live, to breathe 
The more love...

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Categories: art, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
Accept the loss 
There’s nothing you can do 
You can't change the past 
Hurt and move on 
Use this hurt and build yourself up like...

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Categories: anxiety, art, beautiful, beauty,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
i’m not sure what I expected from him 
To love me the way he did before ?Perhaps so?
Because I sure did
Love was an automatic language...

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Categories: absence, art, beautiful, beauty,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
It is hard to remember being loved by anyone 
I can’t recall a moment where I have been held like the only thing in the...

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Categories: anxiety, conflict, confusion, courage,
PTSD
by Richard Kelley
The darkness in my life Hides buried in my soul.
A smell or a sound brings it to life
Never knowing how much strife it causes me.
It...

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Categories: beauty, cheer up, stars
A Poem for the grounded stars
by Tristan Strudwick
So many people look up to the sky, 
For an answer they do not need, 
Instead of looking to the earth, 
Where true explanations can...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, fantasy
Tug of War
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Standing here at this alter 
I don't know what to do 
I'm suppose to be happy
But I'm feeling sad and blue
Torn between what I want...

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Categories: fantasy
Dragons and Knights
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Dragons & Knights how they fight 
All I can hear is the obnoxious roar
Of the dragon 
As knight falls in deeps defeat 
And the dragon...

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Categories: angst, depression, hurt, sad
Spin
by laurie mahoney
Spin spin spin spin
Spiraling down 
The sorrow wins
Hurling, whirling
Dragging my soul
I'm plunging, plummeting
Lost all control
The darkness is tugging me
It's pulling me down
I grasp for serenity
There's...

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Categories: break up, divorce, love
Torn Apart
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Torn apart yet you have a place in my heart
Wanting and needing you 
But in the end 
I know it will never manifest to be...

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Categories: fantasy, lust
Immortality
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Intensive desire 
Lust and fire 
Looks of enormity 
Wet lips fingertips 
Chocolate kisses
Arch of my back 
Rhythm enacted 
Energized movement 
Hours of endurance 
Unadulterated infatuation...

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Categories: lust, passion
Mystified
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Distance and Destiny 
Champagne and Fire 
Perpetual misery-ice cold
Premeditated intentions
Prolonged codes of silence
Distinct pointlessness
Still waiting...
Puzzled insanity 
Nightmares-insecure 
Grasping on authenticity
The truth revealed 
No matter...what 
I...

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Categories: desire, emotions, heartbroken
False Belief
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
If there was another era of time 
You and I would be in it 
Loving each other eternally
But you see, it is a faded dream...

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Categories: destiny, emotions, fate
Depth
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
What makes the essences of me 
Could it be the cold-bloodiness
Down on the inside of me 
What is it that makes you love me
It must...

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Categories: destiny, first love, inspirational
The Answer
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
When my days seem to be 
Full of obscurity and desolation 
And when my vision seems unclear and blurred
When the world becomes
An arctic and void...

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Categories: dream
Premium MemberDream Poetry- A Memory
by Broken Wings
I am dreaming of a long ago day with tears
two young girls are feeding ducks in a park
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Categories: dark, dog, imagery, mystery,
They are coming
by Jeremiah Poodle
 NOW! 
Please  don't 

They are  coming  

the poodles.

...

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Categories: america, best friend, dog
Poodle
by Jeremiah Poodle
Poodles
What are these creatures?
I am not sure.

How about you?

Do you know any poodles that follow you?

Poodles are great, poodles are fun
Poodles like swimming around in...

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Categories: dream
Premium MemberDream Poetry - Weep No More
by Broken Wings
Weep no more my beauty
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