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Not What It Poems | Examples of Not What It Poetry

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List of Not What It Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Not What It Seems Brandie Osborn I do not know? not what it, allusion, anger, anxiety, dark,
Our Mortal Sleep Joe DiMino Free verse not what it, body, creation, god, introspection,
HARVEST OF LOVE Al Juman Free verse not what it, 11th grade, 12th grade,
On Bended Knee Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme not what it, faith,
A Poem That Could Have Been Earl Schumacker Free verse not what it, absence, creation, fate, write,
wings Kai Lun Wong Rhyme not what it, change, hope, how i
Stuck Todd Aguilar Jr. Lyric not what it, anxiety, depression, growth, mental
Lost Ski Mountains David Welch Rhyme not what it, age, imagery, lost, memory,
As a Grain of Salt Sean Matthews Rhyme not what it, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Ode To A Cherry Tree Michael Wegman Ballad not what it, color, february, humor, nature,

Being Okay
by Andreas Simic
Being Okay ©

I wake up with a start, it is back and I know what it is! 
Why else would I wake up at 3:00...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, inspiration, introspection, irony,

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A Chair and Music
by Sunlite Wanter
A Chair and Music

How deep in pain I met the day,
Yesterday’s old emotions had gone into play,
To top the mood, the skies were gray,
My mind...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, perspective,

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When In Hell Do as the Demons Do
by Winged Warrior
 Within Dantesque fields of dust a calcifugous crushing crust
In layers of lactating lust demoniac deception a deist distrust
Hibernating hallucinations of hope in cathedrals trying...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, dark, dream, night,

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Do What You Want
by Jack Ellison


If your wife says “do what you want... go ahead!”
Just stand still, don't blink, don't breathe, just play dead
What she really means
Is not what it...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, cute,

Azalia's Rebirth
by Marqese Dabbs
A voice calls out to me
Death is near, I will see
I close my eyes visioning wretched dreams
Hearing agonizing screams
A demonic horde on the rise
Say goodbye...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, betrayal, dark, fantasy,

it is what it is
by Anna A.
It what it is?
How can it be what it is?
These are humans,
These are living beings, 
Just like you and me!

How would you like it?
 if...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, abuse, africa, anger, bible,

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GIVING THANKS FOR IMAGINATION
by Michael E. Harris
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF IMAGINATION.
WHERE THERE ARE NO RULES OR REGULATIONS.
YOU CAN BE, WHO YOU WANT TO BE.
YOU ONLY SEE, WHAT YOU WANT TO...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, adventure, creation, freedom, imagination,

Spoken Art From Broken Hearts
by Adeleke Adeite
This is a silent spoken art
Flowing from a broken heart.
My lips leap with livings lessons,
Love and life are the real reasons...
Love is not what it...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, imagination, inspiration, life, love,

Like Sand into the Sea
by Mike Gentile
I don’t want you to slip away
     Those words, once said to me
As I approached my moving day
   ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, forgiveness, friend, life, loss,

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38 isn't what it is cracked up to be
by Julie Leigh Rodeheaver
Being 38 years old should be
more fun than it is
By this age I should be married 
and have a couple of kids 

I love my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, funny, humorous,

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Sweet Potato Fries
by Dino Clarke
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY, 50 LIKES ABOUT “SWEET POTATO FRIES”.? PEOPLE POST ABOUT LOVE OR FAME ,  PEOPLE POST ABOUT PERSONAL GAIN, PEOPLE...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, crazy, irony, social, society,

-you found me
by Pio Jasso
a corpse, 
you found 
me an
is-what-is-not, 

moving 
like a ghost 
through bodegas, 
streets and doors 
invisible to my
only dreams. 

I slept 
in caves 
and drooled
on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, identity, life,

From The Black Hole's Darkness
by Franchesca Mia Tortoza
Plants can survive not
Without light, my darling strawberry
You can try to push me away
But I'll leave not, my rosemary.
For I know the path you tread
---I've...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, care, cheer up, dark,

If You Have a Minute
by J.W. Earnings
Take a minute to consider me
Give me a moment and you will see
That everything in life is not what it seems -
I will be willing...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, deep, desire, emotions, encouraging,

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Ennui Sets In
by stark hunter
"Ennui Sets In”

Whenever pen is placed
Between purloined phalanges,
When my mind unfolds and tears along the seams,
I know it’s time to move my thoughts,
Through the underground;
That...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, city, life,

Fantasie Wurds
by J.W. Earnings
I never thought the end is soon to come
I have scars in my mind's eye that leave me numb
Stop playing mind games with me because...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, angst, best friend, betrayal,

COLD SEPTEMBER CRYING
by Judy Emery
Cold SEPTEMBER CRYING

It was a sad and very cold on that September night
when Dark Angel given me fright for my life
when he had taken me...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, angel, betrayal, conflict, dark,

The voice within
by richard nnoli
the voice within
i see yes i see
i see alot that makes 
me wonder 
i see things not inline
with humanity
i see life in shades 
of terror...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, africa, cheer up, confusion,

Never give in
by T.I.R.O. JY
Dream of hope
Hope of dreams
Reality is not what it seems

Dark hours come to drill through your soul
But it's holes can't kill and it's hours soon...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, character, conflict, courage, dark,

Inner Sanctum
by Iredia Uyi
There is a place far up above
where dreams, ambitions never die,
the place that is the stuff of dreams
though there all is not what it seems,
it...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: not what it, analogy, conflict, corruption, emotions,