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Instead Poems - Poems about Instead

Instead Poems - Examples of all types of poems about instead to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for instead.
The Frankenstein Tea Party
...s. Frankie blushed as he realised what he had done His eyes danced with a little of laughter too. When he saw that instead of water in the kettle, h Heb boiled the hand sanitizer gel And instead of tea, he kept everyone well. ......Read More
Categories: instead, food, friendship,
Form: Free verse

Happy Birthday, Mom - Part IX
...rned seventy-three. You were unique and I truly hate that you're dead. I wanted you to get better but sadly, you died instead. You were a special person and that's something I'm grateful for. But I'm not grateful for the fact that you'r......Read More
Categories: instead, birthday, dedication, mom, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Torch Lake III - Fishing for Time
...wrists and shoulders bend and struggle “You work so hard, dad, get it!” Wish the fish had hit my son’s offering Instead My son grabs the net laughing We land the razor-toothed fish, he’s big And my son works hard To untangle......Read More
Categories: instead, father son, fish, fishing,
Form: Free verse
Bury her in sky instead
...emnation glare That glided past through figures- With an ego of a she gazelle. Yes, that one, Bury her in the sky instead For in the world full of us She tip toed our desires And opted to live alone In the fantasy of our admires ......Read More
Categories: instead, pride,
Form: Other
Break the silence
...ging for your mercy to save his life All these thoughts running through your head But you still prefer to stay instead Then again, you have a house but not a loving home Loneliness and sadness overtakes you when you are all alone......Read More
Categories: instead, 12th grade, abuse, anger,
Form: Rhyme

...lure of a sojourn abroad quashed No palm fringed beaches No foreign markets to explore Nor historic sites to visit Instead holidays take a different shape Forced to define leisure closer to home The break opportunity on our doorstep ......Read More
Categories: instead, holiday, places,
Form: Free verse
Worry Wart
...k along the same path as before If only I could stay gold and crispy. My starched mind becomes clouded and wispy Instead of slim I will be crinkle cut If only I could stay gold and crispy At last, deep fried and I’m out of this rut......Read More
Categories: instead, funny, humorous, word play,
Form: Pantoum
sunrise ritual perhaps, music could help approximate; and Dearest, i digress. not a playlist. i decide upon a poem instead, gracelessly splattering ink in an attempt at abstraction, to bring another viewpoint of Love......Read More
Categories: instead, betrayal, cry, garden, morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member talking to myself partial list of people who’re upset with me - with my “social suicide” decision to opt-out of my senior year and go, instead, to university. It seems that by forgoing 12th grade, I'm rejecting their way of life, attacking mass product......Read More
Categories: instead, 12th grade, friendship, high
Form: Free verse
...y myself My body runs and takes heed I hide and while hitting I hold my breath I decide not to take this moral test Instead I am a witness of my mess I confess my distress now I'm blessed Amidst the allure of my pastel times<......Read More
Categories: instead, analogy, anxiety, engagement,
Form: Light Verse
...Nature, if it is unknown is just a cell even at all scenes all matters instead may rest the soul needs knowledge, a matter of demand for without such all is blindness in a dark night o......Read More
Categories: instead, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Senior Residence
...or a talk. I could go to a musical show or play Rummicube with a group. I could maybe play Pitch or play bridge - instead I sit here and droop! I’m not used to all of this leisure, no places I’m scheduled to be, no meetings I hav......Read More
Categories: instead, age, feelings, humor, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Taking the Cats to the Vet
...g them out fills us with dread. They'll scratch and they'll bite, And put up a fight. Wish we could tranquilize them instead. In the car they'll meow and cry, Sounding like their going to die. In the office they'll balk, And no tre......Read More
Categories: instead, anxiety, cat, travel,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member CLERIHEW shakespeare a maybe
...From Stratford was William Shakespeare an actor not playwright ,we now hear instead some suggest instead,Edward of Oxford as his anonymous words strike a chord. ......Read More
Categories: instead, people,
Form: Clerihew
In My Mind Like a Maze'''
...ces in the dead of night tormenting a child seeing red with violent light holding the devil back considering wrath instead conflicts collide Inside this mind like a maze... Weeping willows shedding tears sharing secrets in th......Read More
Categories: instead, art, dark, emotions, heartbreak,
Form: Rhyme

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