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Light Verse Poems | Examples of Light Verse Poetry

Light Verse Poems. Examples of Light Verse and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Light Verse poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Light Verse.

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List of Light Verse Poems

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Premium Member Poem Lichen Maurice Rigoler Light Verse analogy,
Premium Member Poem Critterary Verses: A lesson from the dinosaur Jim Slaughter Light Verse animal, humor,
Premium Member Poem September Triplet Maurice Rigoler Light Verse september,
Premium Member Poem September Light Maurice Rigoler Light Verse september,
Premium Member Poem Morning Perambulations of a Carp Maurice Rigoler Light Verse analogy, imagery,
Premium Member Poem WELCOME DAYS AUTUMN FALLS James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse appreciation, autumn, dedication, desire,
Premium Member Poem Sayings of a Malcontent Maurice Rigoler Light Verse humor,
Premium Member Poem Seductive Rock Maurice Rigoler Light Verse humor,
Premium Member Poem The Last Two Cockroaches Caren Krutsinger Light Verse environment,
A--------- olaoluwa samuel Light Verse age, analogy, anxiety, confidence,

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An Observation
by Maurice Rigoler

They say, perversely, I assume,
certain owners look like their dog. 
As for the two I saw this morning 
I couldn’t tell who was the clone...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

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The Honeymoon
by Maurice Rigoler

With pent up anticipation
for the longed-for honeymoon
there should be no surprise for bride or groom 
unless there was prenuptial exposure 
with the first disclothesure....

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, word play,

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Healthy Bacteria
by Maurice Rigoler

Among milling swarms of bacteria
this mandate passed without objection:
Avoid eating in any fastfood cafeteria –
spare yourselves a sudden rejection.
If not, eat at your own risk...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, humor,

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On A Perfectly Tranquil Day
by Dear Heart
Beneath an azure canopy I rest,
myself-   listening to the serene day, and the
green trees shivering above in the wind; and
I wonder what that...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nature, peace,

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Wandering in the Countryside
by Victor Buhagiar
Age can never erase memories of yore,
For there's an old but lovely song still rambling
In my head as I love to go a wandering
Along the...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tree,

You cant take me away
by cortney bartholomew
You ask me how im feeling...i reply i feel nothing,
After all of that heartache am i supposed to feel something?,
I shutdown intentionally, i close off...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful,

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A Better Batter
by Maurice Rigoler

To please her newly married hubby
she asked his mother for her recipe:
a cake with bourbon, rum, and gin
and tasted each before added in.
Needless to say,...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

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A Sad Laugh
by Maurice Rigoler

When people know they’re soon to die 
they grieve and terribly, and why?
Because everything they dearly cherish
must be left behind, all of it precious,
children first,...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, life,

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Unfinished Business
by Maurice Rigoler


A man with an unbearable need
looked for a urinal with greatest of speed.
And what a relief in action and words
had he not put his pants...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

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Pill Wisdom
by Maurice Rigoler

A pharmaceutical ad read:
Man must live on more than bread;
so if he wants to ward off future ills
let him supplement his bread with pills....

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor,

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Deathbed Conversion or Perversion
by Maurice Rigoler

An old priest about to die
looked his confessor in the eye:
I never violated my celibacy
much less toyed with my chastity.
Pray on my behalf to the...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, humor,

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Money isn't everything
by Maurice Rigoler
If a million dollars is written as $1,000,000
and a zero signifies nothing,
a million dollars at the least is worth $1
and a dollar these days is...

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For the Record 2
by Maurice Rigoler

Government is like a ventriloquist:
it speaks through many dummies....

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For the Record
by Maurice Rigoler
His ex accused him of being narcissistic,
he accused her of being idiotic.
So convinced he was of her error
he swore to it before a mirror....

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BE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
BE

Look at me;
And just be;
Come and see;
What is really....
Just as free;
As the autumn breeze;
Be yourself, just be
Loosen up
Throw down those shackles;
Jump up for joy;
For it...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, appreciation, feelings,

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NOTHING SEPARATES GODS GIVING LOVE BETWEEN MAN AND WIFE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
NOTHING SEPARATES GODS GIVING LOVE BETWEEN MAN AND WIFE

what God has put together
together no one can put unshunder
separates the bone and marrow
let nothing or no...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, i love you,

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Communications
by Lisa Ricci
"Communications" 

And so it started the day we met
conversations encounters embraces
Sharing stars of hopes and dreams
fill both days and nights with light

And so it continued...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: love, romance,

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no more roses
by Lisa Ricci
"no more roses"				

remembering yesterday before me are roses
roses given to me with all your love
happiness and sadness fill my soul
happiness for the moments we shared
sadness...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, dedication, loss, nostalgia,

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When I Am Retired
by Caren Krutsinger
When I am retired I shall lie around eating cookies, ignoring the phone.
Wait! I already do that.
When I am retired I shall do whatever I...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retirement,

Dreamer
by Mintra Mankasingh
Once upon a midnight otherworldly
My metaphysical, I could not awaken
Eagerly I looked for the literal
Through which came thrilling, thrilling, thrilling
The absurdist seemed happy instilling
The caring...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 12th grade, dream,