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No-Nonsense Poems | Examples of No-Nonsense Poetry

No-Nonsense Poems. Below are examples of poems about no-nonsense. This list of poetry about no-nonsense is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of no-nonsense poetry. This list of works about no-nonsense is a great resource for examples of no-nonsense poems and show how to write poems about no-nonsense. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of No-Nonsense Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Dinner Paul Nairne Romanticism no-nonsense, black love, dance, fire,
critical cerebral synapse doth momentarily induce lapse matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme no-nonsense, 10th grade, 11th grade,
My Wise Owl Friend Sue Gallagher I do not know? no-nonsense, childhood, friendship, friendship love,
Fanaticism Runs Poetically Amok As Pseudo Tribalism village two matthew harris Dramatic monologue no-nonsense, 10th grade, 11th grade,
The park Matthew Howels Free verse no-nonsense, autumn, beautiful, how i
Premium Member Poem An Encomium on One who Needs None Ram R. V. Free verse no-nonsense, friend, friendship,
sink bucket jan oskar hansen Prose Poetry no-nonsense, child, child abuse, childhood,
The Beautiful Eyes Of Hattie Tiffany Saxon Rhyme royal no-nonsense, beautiful, dedication, eulogy, family,
As I watch myself unfold without love Dave Collins Free verse no-nonsense, age, appreciation, grief, remember,
Conscience Ogunlabi Olajide I do not know? no-nonsense, allegory, angel, heart, identity,

Real Change Has Come
by Bernard F. Asuncion
R-eal change has come, 
O-ne man is chosen to lead; 
D-rugs, vice and corruption
R-est in peace, so does the greed.
I-mplementor of discipline, 
G-overnment employees will...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, birthday,

What goes around comes around, ya all
by Dave Collins
Let me be clear with no fear 
an atigent of disagreement of any future tense pretense configuration that needlessly resends a sociomatic sick sentiment catalyst...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, conflict, divorce, freedom, new

greet pain with a grin
by Davin Payne
dog me i might embark
your tricks are getting old
my canines dripping wet
bloodline of iron, not gold
never say im a pet
harder to use than some tools
youre...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, animal, appreciation, confidence, growth,

If There's A Will There's A Way
by Bernard F. Asuncion
If there's a will to do something, 
Even if it's a herculean task; 
You'll try each and every option, 
If failed, you cannot help but...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, life,

Judge With Love Lost
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Judge With Love Lost

Here below is attached a link to an article about a famous judge...
Who had an impeccable reputation as a no nonsense but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, community, dedication, eulogy, heartbroken,

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Egg On Their Faces
by Robert L. Hinshaw
We've suffered through one of the most contentious political races,

That left pundits and not a few Soup Poets with egg on their faces!

Good riddance to...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, political,

Glad Eye
by Gail Foster
for Steve Doolan...

A man saw a maid, dancing high on a hill
She was wild as the waves of the sea
I’m thinking, he thought, that she’s...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, dance, light, love, psychological,

New Year 366 Page 61b
by Owen Yeates
Twenty Two

This day you would have been twenty two
Oh our little angel we really do miss you
It would have been fascinating to see
What would you...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, celebration,

New Year 366 Page 44b
by Owen Yeates
Fields Of Love

As Fields Of Love enter we
Reaching For The Sky our souls will be
Soulmates who must never part
Both of us with Courting Heart
Together since...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, celebration,

Well-Crafted Diamond
by Quincy Mac
Feeling alone like I’m by myself on an Island,
Spending time within my mind and forever rhyming,
Remembering everything comes together slowly when ya smiling,
Like a raw...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, meaningful, poetry, slam, uplifting,

sink bukets
by jan oskar hansen
A sink bucket
Today I forgot to buy milk, black coffee in the morning it is so 
easy to remember the past it shines like jewels...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, best friend, betrayal, body,

From a Student's POV
by Lisa Asmeralda
Schools can be so unbearable sometimes, 
On some days, it’s the work
Homework!Homework!Homework!
On others, it’s the teacher
Do this! Do that! No! Yes! Stop! Don’t talk!
Some days,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, education, friendship, high school,

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Jealous, Jealous, Jealous
by Rhoda Monihan
Jealous, Jealous, Jealous

The swiftness of the Vessa just killed me, 
That speed and the grandeur of the seat, 
The frame’s shine and the four wheels...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, caregiving, child abuse, education,

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Her Four Aces
by Richard Lamoureux
Grandma 85

She sits across the table 
from the best hand she has ever been dealt 
Her four Aces,  
The greatest joy of her life
Her...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, children, courage, joy, love,

Nostalgia and Teachers' Day
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Through the long gone years, I have much grown…
From a young schoolboy to a present day aging crone…

But in my mind, I am as I...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, appreciation, change, childhood, growing

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Cat at Reece Fair after hours
by Julia Ward
After hours, Maud, ginger cat,
Goes through O in fence:
No nonsense. 

Goes to roundabout, 
And sits there on still car.
Becomes calm...

Tail around, 
She does not study...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, cat,

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PLAN
by Leon Enriquez


Nurture a bold feel,
Offer to align.
Notice plain free will,
Observe the clear signs;
Note how thoughts emerge,
Sense a steady stream;
Engage a fond urge,
Never pawn a dream.
Suspend the...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, change,

GOD OF LUST
by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, allegory,

WHAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
by William Labtis
WHAT  MAKES  A  DIFFERENCE



I am black
You are black
What makes them different?

I am white
You are white
What makes them different?

Concerned, others not!

Today, a black...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, people,

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What Is Love
by Edmund Siejka
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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: no-nonsense, love,