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Long Dramatic verse Poems. Below are the most popular long Dramatic verse by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Dramatic verse poems by poem length and keyword.

A Love's Dialogue
Unique: I need someone to hold me and tell
me it's alright.
I need someone to hold my hands and feel
my pain.
I need someone to kiss away my pain.
I need someone to look into my eyes and...

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Categories: allusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member A Christmas Snow Angel - Part 1

The young lady's car slowed to a stop ...

As she pulled as far off the highway, (onto the shoulder), as she could
(Allowing for any snow plow that might come along).
She had chosen poorly this time

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Categories: angel, appreciation, christmas, snow, uplifting,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Reluctant Serpent - A Fairy Tale
Once Upon a Time Everything was Perfect in Eden, NSW, Australia

This is a story about why snakes are reluctant to leave whenever you see them. 
Why they hang about, instead of scurrying off.
A reluctant snake...

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Categories: fairy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Joe: "It's 9 a.m., here in Gotham and my partner, Mike and I, have been here since 7 a.m., and we also passed a cow coming over here!"
Mike: "That was no cow sir just a...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Moby Dick: Retribution, Be It Man Or Beast

Moby Dick, a novel by Herman Melville, published in London in October 1851 as The Whale and a month later in New York City as Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne....

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Categories: angst, character, conflict, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member The Picture of Dorian Gray: Paint Me As An Event

The Picture of Dorian Gray, a decent fanciful novel by Irish writer Oscar Wilde, published in 1890. The novel, the only one written by Wilde, had six additional chapters when it was released as a...

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Categories: angst, character, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Film Noir
Film Noir

By the lampost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but she knew that
her azure eyes beckoned me to come
smoke from...

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Categories: remember,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Running -'Memories 6'
Memories Episode 6 … continued from 'Run Run As Fast As You Can' - (Memories Episode 5)  

A scene shift - now I’m running on the beach yet again
The waves roll and crash onto...

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Categories: lost love, memory, mystery, violence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Selected Lyrics from THE IMAGINARY INVALID
 After graduating from UF, in the early '80s I wrote the book, lyrics and score for a musical adaptation of Moliere's farce Le Malade Imaginaire ("The Imaginary Invalid") and have decided to post five...

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Categories: funny, humorous, parody, satire,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Travel Light
* This poem was written for a contest originally, but was used by Professor Anne-Marie Thornton of Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, to teach her WAR POETRY class in the spring semester of 2017. My...

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Categories: child, children, loss, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Being American
I live in America, as in the United States of America, and that used to mean something. At least to me it did. And it’s not so much in how I was raised but in...

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Categories: america, class, how i feel, introspection, patriotic,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Rhine Salmon Complaint Translation of Etiemble s Complainte d un saumon du Rhin by T Wignesan
The Rhine Salmon Complaint, Translation of Etiemble’s Complainte d’un salmon du Rhin

						For Yvon Belaval
(A lilting musical poem of varying line length in quatrains with a refrain and much internal
 rhyming; end-rhyme scheme: alternate rhymes in...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nature,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Last Trap of Zulaikha
What a bird you are, o red-billed Bird, 
you don’t eat reddish mangoes!
By eating which ash, will you exist then
in this bower of fate?

That there is any fruit better than the name of God
and any...

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Categories: dream,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Sound of Silence - Lady Hawke - with Darren White
The lovely Lady Isabeau and her lover, medieval French Knight Etienne escape to flee the lustful advances of wicked Bishop of Aquila causing them to run afoul of him. The evil-bishop places them under a...

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Categories: betrayal, desire, emotions, evil, love, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member War and Peace: That Midst Nations And Nationals

War and Peace, a classical fiction by Leo Tolstoy, first published as Voyna I Mir in 1865–69. This picturesque reflection of early 19th-century Russian culture saw as its power of vivid detail and change from...

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Categories: allegory, angst, life, marriage, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Run Run As Fast As You Can - 'Memories 5'
Memories Episode 5 … Continued from 'Deception' - (Memories Episode 4)

Shadow dance of distortion fade in and out
Teasing to the fore then get wrested back
Manipulative psychic games with subconscious
Like the sun rays flitting behind clouds...

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Categories: lost, memory, mystery, violence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Blind Terror - 'Memories 2'
Memories Episode 2 ... continued from 'Memories' (Episode 1) 

Unaware of my surroundings but knowing it’s a dream
Instead of lulling me into a fake sense of calm
It accelerates my ominous dread even more
Intensifying the fear...

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Categories: dream, emotions, horror, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse

As I begin and end my day, I SAY
As I dwell amidst myself, darkness abounds yet within my light 	
And the earth was without form, and void;
And darkness...

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Categories: allegory, analogy, appreciation, celebration, creation, god,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Love your brother ALWAYS

If you are older, hold your brother’s hand;
If you’re the same age as he;
Stay within his and God’s plans
Allow him a hand to hold, 
a shoulder to lean on, 
And an ear...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, boy, brother, devotion,
Form: Dramatic Verse

...inspired by 'Portrait Of A Lady' by T.S. Eliot

On winter days the view outside is nebulous at best,
within, the furniture is as it always was, and I am waiting,
waiting for a glimpse of you to...

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Categories: angst, devotion, universe,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I’m here, in this terror.
 Blood, blood puddles everywhere
like after a demonic storm of rain, but instead it’s human red liquid .
leaking and escaping.  
More of it appears
at each second .
Tick, splat. Tock splat 

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© Rose Lilly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, betrayal, death, horror,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member My Knight in Shining Bone
I opened the emails: nothing.
I looked through the mail: nothing.
I checked my cell phone: nothing.
The elders always remembered Valentine's Day, but not the children. The youth I had saved from death, spent thousands on to...

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Categories: addiction, death, kiss, love, moon, rose, water,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Different Tune
Everybody is singing a different tune
Everybody is dancing to a different beat
Everybody is praying to a different God
And here I am feeling very sad
I am here, you are there but I have no fear

The politicians...

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Categories: america, appreciation, christian, community, endurance, faith, growth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member BLACK AND BLUE- -
 I am a Son of an African American
I run
my turmoils taints the history books
yet people give me evil looks
I run
I choose
Yet I am 
Black and blue, this is my physical hurt

Been given a name...

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Categories: analogy, anxiety, appreciation, black african american, bullying,
Form: Dramatic Verse

As I drove through the heavy snow of Manquiville,
Deep in silence back to Grandfather's house, all frightened faces
Full of solemnly dreams, I remember the smell of the sea.
	The unseen Grandpa's hands, pulling and pulling
	The full...

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Categories: grandfather, relationship, old, sea, old, sea,
Form: Dramatic Verse