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


Premium Member Epigrams V
Epigrams V
by Michael R. Burch

Autumn Conundrum
by Michael R. Burch

It’s not that every leaf must finally fall,
it’s just that we can never catch them all.

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Piercing the Shell
by Michael R. Burch

If we strip away all the accouterments...

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Categories: giggle, humor, humorous, irony, literature, word play,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member Week 3 - Brian's Poet Of Note - 'Richard Wilbur Part 1'
Imitation! Creative Compliment, Lacking in Originality, or Plagiarism? 

This week takes me back to college days. I was taking a graduate course (as a Physics major)   in 'Modern Poets' at the University of...

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Categories: word play, love, poetry, poets, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Tozzath
Pellucid pachyderms wade across
the purpling River Manjees
and Tozzath watches from the bank, 
the seat of his maroon pantaloons soaked with mud,
his nostrils flaring with the fragrance of ombadalias,
whose lacey petals flutter
like the wings of long-dead...

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Categories: death, fantasy, girl, magic, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SOCIAL PRIVY
justice 

What does this vastly misunderstood word mean to you? 

Too what ends? 

May we seek? 

Who(m) may guide us? 

Endless deliberation (spiss spiss spiss)

Debated and glorified by us all 

Beloved; instilled among (a) core...

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Categories: word play, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, allusion, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
A Gardening Expose
With these lines I’ll relate an intriguing tale of dubious accuracy
For I Hope to unveil sordid affairs of more than one conspiracy!
Be warned, that though you might be disturbed by the facts I relate?
They are...

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Categories: garden, word play,
Form: Rhyme



Everybody, Let's Get a Move on by Having Fun at the University
K: I'm so not sorry for what I've done
I was in a university, having so much fun
In a university in this splendid city,
J & K: But you don't see me
You don't see me
Everybody, let's get...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, happiness, hope, joy, word play,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member King Cyrus The Great
CYRUS II - THE GREAT

So; here comes the story of that, King Cyrus the Great 
Whose history for some of us; is still well up for debate

But; it’s such a darn good story, it well...

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Categories: history, leadership, literature, word play,
Form: Epic
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L 50 - Tongue-Teasing Epigrams
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: L (50) - Tongue-Teasers

The « early bird catches the worm » only because the worm has not woken up yet.

« I don’t love you ! I hated your father ! » - must...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, humor, irony, women, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, creation, literature, philosophy, word play, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The reading of Villon poems at West Berlin's Free University during the 1957-58 Winter Semester
The reading of Villon poems at West Berlin’s Free University, Winter Semester 1957-58
                      ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, inspirational, passion, poetry, poets, remembrance day, surreal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 1922 Section 1 in Earth Raids 1976 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s 1922 Section 1 by T. Wignesan

for David Attoe

Notre devise pourrait être: ‘que nous nous ne soyons pas envoûtés’
Wittgenstein in Zettel

laissez pendre   la graisse   sans cou
où la tête...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, culture, earth, word play, , literature,
Form: Free verse
When It Struck 12
It will be wintertime very soon
Here comes the evening moon
Gradually, we'll be shining like the sun
Eventually, you and I will be made as one

Tick Tock Tick Tock
The clock is taunting me...
Tock tick tock tick
The time...

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Categories: angst, confusion, emotions, time, winter, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Poets - XXXVI
Unquotable quotes: Poets, Poetasters and Platos – XXXVI

     For James McAuley – in remembrance of a memorable week in Cardiff 1965 

The greatest poet ever is NOT Homer, Lao Tse, Ovid,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: creation, poetry, poets, word play, words, writing,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member The Unlit Flame at Blue Feather's Cross Roads





"The Unlit Flame at Blue Feather’s Cross Roads"



Words these days are seldom Red
like drops of lifeless blood falling cold on a hot frying pan,
sentences are scattered, stuck in Go Nowhereland,
semi-solid, immovable coagulating gelatinous, turning dark...

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Categories: word play, angel, muse, mystery, romance, sensual, symbolism, word
Form: Romanticism
A Ghetto Conversation




Hey bruh, 
haven’t you heard,
ain’t you read the news?
The White House is gonna eradicate 
the fear infested inner city blues
That Trump fella says,
he’s got his poison pen ready to use
He says black folks got nothing...

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Categories: culture, prejudice, truth, word play,
Form: Verse
Dotting i's and crossing t's
I come from a family of high dots                           ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, conflict, feelings, humor, word play, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LI 51 - Tongue-Teasing Epigrams
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LI - Tongue-Teasers

If you want to give someone a « taste of his own medicine", you must first obtain sufficient quantities of the same medicine in the market, and if it’s out-of-stock -...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: corruption, judgement, planet, poetry, science, word play,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
By the Numbers

Everybody love to say they’re number one,
but it takes two
to make beautiful music, 
so we’re told
Pitch perfect
That one favorite song two lovers have,
it never gets old
After ninety nine repeats, 
it sounds one zero zero multiple...

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Categories: love, metaphor, romantic, word play,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member My Heart's In The Write Place


Dear promising poet,

for me, modern poetry provides a peek into a poet’s inner world. Through this artistic medium, a poet speaks in expressive language of imagery and metaphor conveying varied textures of emotions and observations...

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Categories: word play, encouraging, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Prose
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: LIII - Tongue Teasers

Whether the glass is « half full » or « half empty », what counts is WHO « drank" the "other half », the « better half » ? Lucky...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, girl, humor, irony, word play,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Lawyers - XX
Unquotable quotes – Lawyers:  XX

(No aspersions are willfully or otherwise cast on the honorable profession of the Law. Though I’m not a Barrister, I passed – through self-study – all the subjects at the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, abuse, culture, dedication, humor, judgement, money, word
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Sequel Swear It Was The Moon
An entire week I handled it-
The teasing and the taunting and
Every night the moon shone down-
Was really very daunting.

Judge John squinted his eyes at me,
T'was approximately mid morning.
Cleaned his ear with his finger-
"Am giving you...

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Categories: humorous, moon, sun, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: XLIX - Tongue Teasers
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: Tongue-Teasers - XLIX

« Third Degree » is when you add « Insult to injury ».

If you take everything everybody says with a « pinch of salt », we’ll soon be able to drink...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humor, irony, race, word play,
Form: Epigram
Lites UP
Let my butterfly wings fly…in the glittery moonlight…
My words escape my lips with a lack of self-control and patience…
I’m sorry, but I’m lost…soon to be found…
In another life called the After Life…
The walls are closing...

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Categories: butterfly, confusion, crazy, feelings, word play, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Revised- As The Midnight Moon Shines Upon Her Eyes
First version 



As Midnight Moon Shines Upon Her Eyes 


In a dream world where fantasies abound 
shall be where my princess is found
Wrapped in her vision an angelic choir
cherubs singing her heart's desire
Her voice soothes...

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Categories: inspiration, poetry, thanks, wisdom, word play, words,
Form: Sonnet