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Iambic pentameter is a meter in poetry, consisting of lines with five feet in which the iamb is the dominant foot, but there is more to poems with iambic pentameter . What is iambic pentameter in poetry (complete definition)?

A Sad Goodbye
We cannot part without this sad goodbye And leaving, we are learning how to die a little as we bid this sad farewell. I cannot bear the sadness in your eyes As turning slowly I must walk...Read More
Categories: break up, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

The Ballad of A Frail Mind
“Are you afraid of being left behind?” “No, it’s just temporary, I’m not lonely.” But abandonment issues aren't easy. Perhaps it’s called a frail state of mind. A tragedy befallen upon mankind, Rehearsing while watching the phone...Read More
Categories: anxiety, depression, mental health,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member A Poet's Testament
When I finish this course called life, I'll die; and be glad, for no more must I be sad; for I'll know that I gave it my best try, ...Read More
Categories: destiny, devotion, faith, fate,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Faux Dough
Blowing up things, unfortunately, Birth’s the printing of endless money. By Gov’ments and world money makers, That overwhelm global undertakers. Yet we cry out that war is unsound, That it spreads grief and guts all around. Yet money printed that’s spent...Read More
Categories: money, peace, war,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Keep
“Each thing we keep- we lean on like a friend; engaged or not- our need for it, defend.” ...Read More
Categories: angst, clothes, home, inspirational,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

Premium Member Journal
Wish I, a journal of my days, had kept from my teen years until the present time; I'd have a way to view and intercept each memory by date- a gift sublime. Be able to flip back on pages...Read More
Categories: life, memory, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Abandoned Garden
I walked across the sparkling morning dew. A path where once uncommon beauty grew. A bench we shared, woeful, lone, and broken, echoes a promise that we had spoken. Our world the moment and so full of love. Hope...Read More
Categories: death, depression, garden, grief,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Lucid Vision
My heart throbs fast while panic does linger on beholding child who frees himself from wheelchair there soaring high toward triumph against pain devoid of spasm midst sweet smile, running gladly… then I...Read More
Categories: appreciation, christian, dream, god,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Break of Dawn
Send forth your waking sun to sway this slumber I beg a breeze to bargain in my favor My chains of memories shall break with morning Please pull me from the precipice of peril Or I might fall while...Read More
Categories: confusion, dark, dream, memory,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Hypnagogic
My restless thoughts at last stop pestering me. No consciousness have I when first I’m sleeping. I long to be submerged in dreams’ deep waters. Oh, Sandman, guide me past your sandy shoreline to drift inside the sea of...Read More
Categories: dream,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
A vision for the hope of new tomorrow Though path of faith is often deep and hollow The dawn will muffle all the pains and sorrows That sun will light the joy of bright brand new...Read More
Categories: hope,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Distort of sounds strum his bow —sawed heart rhythms, mischievous fool impels my mind's rapt boredom. The devil's finger warns and pivots, sedates, adrift among alleged stolen dreamscapes. The jester sleeps all day, perplexed I awake....Read More
Categories: confusion, sleep,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Shakespearean Inspired Poems About Toxic Love Act 3 and Act 4
Act 3 Shall I have thee slaughtered? Hung drawn and quartered? Speak of marriage? White horse and carriage? Do you truly love me? What of those two or three? Must we continue to barga, this is never-ending Saga?...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, heartbreak, love
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Shakespearean Inspired Poems About Toxic Love Act 1 and Act 2
Act 1 Oh, how do I detest thee! Uninvited, dare to speak of being reunited? I flick thee as if he was a flea Stood before me, as tho newly knighted. Since has passed! It’s unrequited. Still, he...Read More
Categories: betrayal, emotions, for her,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Camembert Pear
Pendulum clock grandfather caramel pear Pacified cogs set time tamper potential Tranquil hands erase a thousand arousals Blossom fuzz snow covers midday Summer...Read More
Categories: allusion, art, dream,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

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