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Song Narrative Poems

These Song Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Song. These are the best examples of Narrative Song poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberThose Were Da Days by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Workin' fo’ free from cradle ta grave
Laborin' sunup ta sundown e’eryday,
while Missy and Massa sat in da shade
Those were da days

Us darkies knew where our...

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Categories: nostalgia, perspective, slavery, song,

A Mistake At The Pearly Gates by Jonathan French
If by some technical error I get to Heaven,
I don't think I'll be there long.
The powers that be, God's helpers, 
would soon realise I'd slipped...

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Categories: education,



Faces In The Train by Christine Phillips
I have been used to living alone for so long
I am determined and easy going but headstrong
This morning was rather strange because I was on...

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Categories: anxiety, city, conflict, deep,

The Black Man by Michael Barber
The Black Man

Hello to the world of the black man
Holding his roots to a foreign land
Raising issues that are hard to face
Knowing  evils of...

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Categories: africa, black love, character,

A message to the most loveable by Khomotso Charmaine Maribana
A message to the most loveable.

It has always been a journey I've embarked with happiness. Through all cries and smiles,I've been left like a wilted...

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Categories: betrayal,

Premium MemberOff-Key by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Francis Scott Key ...
a song provocateur, who spoke
most ungentlemanly

Scott “Don’t set ‘em Free” 
had to be 
the most rabid racist
you never wanted to meet

Francis the...

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Categories: perspective, slavery, truth, wisdom,

Premium MemberMy Five Senses by Maureen McGreavy


The pitch the peak of senses piqued
each completely


Let me see

searching my memory 
biking down Laurier
locking eyes with a hawk flying in the opposite lane
is probably...

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Categories: senses, sensual,

Premium MemberA Real Class Act by Jack Ellison

Okay, time for a chuckle and have I got a good one

Wife Cathie, VP son Scottie and I went to a garage sale on Saturday

Along...

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Categories: hilarious,

Premium MemberSHELL by Danielle Brunelle
Walking along the shore I came across a broken shell
I called out your name
But, there was no answer despite how loud I would yell 

The...

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Categories: heartbroken, i miss you,

Melodies by Ally Marcella
Walking past your building
Music notes floated on the wind
Surrounding everything in gold gilding
But, without a voice, no words penned

Haunting melodies whispered for attention
'You hear us,...

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Categories: beauty, creation, music,

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Dreamland by curtis johnson
I could see, feel, and hear it.  The fragrance was of an arresting aroma.          ...

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Categories: bible, destiny, dream, faith,

Johnny and the Wendigo, Part II by David Welch
...Johnny just shrugged, took out his Bowie knife,
and started carving off meat for a meal.
He built a fire and roasted back-strap,
it tasted strangely like pork,...

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Categories: character, horror, humorous, lost,

The Ritual by Robert Fox
Oh my darling, a white picket fence,
Oh my darling, a polite cricket wench,
In my face, you can't see, my soul.

Oh, my darling, oh, my darling,...

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Categories: betrayal, community, fantasy, hurt,

Premium MemberPlease Do Not Disturb by Amy Sell
On a sunny morning in September 1984
My mom’s best friend Linda drove to the grocery store
With her four-year-old daughter Becky in tow
Listening to the radio,...

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Categories: anxiety, bereavement, car, emotions,

The Song of Storms by Kyla Toth
 Whistle, rumble, tap, tap, tap 
 The song of storms is like no other 

 The wind whistles a quiet tune, 
 Caresses your...

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Categories: earth, imagery, nature, onomatopoeia,

A Bush Walk by Cecilia Crasto
Beneath a hazy blue sky
I walked down a grassy bank
My little dog trotted beside me
Across from us bush land dotted with
Gum trees, Banksia, Wattyl and...

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Categories: animal, nature,

The Lizard Man by Christine Phillips
It spread its grizzly legs on the whitewashed wall
Firmly baked in the early summer heat 
Spitting perspiration dripping from the white crisps ceiling
While I cling...

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Categories: business, character, community, dedication,

Premium MemberYvonne's Swan Song by Mark Toney
Yvonne was very, very, very happy.
She loved her mother.
She loved her brother Phillip.
And she loved swans.
Oh, did she ever love swans!

She loved the way they...

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Categories: anti bullying, bullying, children,

Why do lovebirds cry by RONELO COLLAMAR
Why do lovebirds cry?
By: Ronelo Collamar
Two lovebirds bade goodbye
Amidst situations of hopelessness
Tearing each other's lucky day
All of a sudden, both were in dismay.
Beau's song was...

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Categories: bird, emotions, lonely, loss,

Premium MemberThe Hotel Caretaker by Brendan J. Simons
How unparticular the day had particularly been,
On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,
For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,
Had lacked company, and therefore,...

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Categories: death, grief, introspection, march,