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Old Adage Poems | Examples of Old Adage Poetry

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List of Old Adage Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Miracle Workers Emile Pinet Free verse old adage, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Purgatory Blues Aram Sarian Rhyme old adage, pain,
notitle:0007 Iwould Prefernotto Free verse old adage, anxiety, remember, self,
The Strength Of The Sword Aram Sarian Rhyme old adage, longing, lost, lost love,
pun with eggs old man emu Rhyme old adage, fun, humor,
Premium Member Poem Who Am I Billy TheKidster Rhyme old adage, depression, family, thank you,
Premium Member Poem EPITOME APOTHEOSIS Verlena S. Walker Rhyme old adage, africa, america, culture, england,
Forsaken Kelli White Ballad old adage, analogy,
Life at the end Elaine Ho Free verse old adage, death, life, perspective,
Reply to I will not marry by mars olive wambui Dramatic Verse old adage, august, marriage,

Man in the Window
by Janette Fisher
He visits the coffee shop every week
On Thursday, his personal treat
Buys skinny latte, with biscotti
Then takes his regular seat

In the alcove, by the window
Sits to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, absence, heartbreak, loneliness,

When the bubble bursts
by samiha zubair
Buoyed over waves of elation
Marvel at favourable sights of creation

Prospect for attainment visible
Within glossy bastion, even trials seems agreeable

Mollusk of endearing devotion, grumbling for denied...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, pain, strength, time,

Does it matter
by Anoucheka Gangabissoon
Does it really Matter
If I am an Absconder?
Does it really Matter
If I am not your Bedcover?

It will never really matter
For even if I am not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, anger, sorrow,

LET'S TRADE
by Dennis Omutu
Everyday is market day
But I rarely come your way
I have a glimpse of what you have at bay
They glow and glitter from your better ray
And...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, bible, blessing, desire, god,

Blacklisted
by JSLambert Mister ROBOTO
The poet Marshall Mathers
whilst "Cleaning Out My Closet"
blasted with inquiry-

"Have you ever been hated on or discriminated against?
I have...''

Interesting enough
in these crooked times
it is impossible...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, anti bullying, appreciation, betrayal,

Spoilt for choice
by Peter Dome
For those fortunate and more prosperous of us today
as consumers we have too much choice
we are spoilt
and  nauseatingly throw so much away
While so many...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, discrimination, food, society, stress,

Be choosy about change
by S.zaynab Kamoonpuri
Indeed old is gold
and so's I'm told
Don't be in a hurry
to have all antiques sold
For this old adage
Todate water it holds.

Indeed the good old days
had...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, social, society,

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Call Me Insensitive
by Robert Candler
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.

You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, angst, culture, funny, giggle,

A ramshackle masquerade
by Sarai Virden
Contrary faces, a ramshackle masquerade. 

Strengths stance unwavering in face, though weakness taunts, 
gaining momentum to take its place.
"Fear nothing but fear it's self" the...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, allegory, conflict, courage, spiritual,

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The Ruba'iyat of Creteil Lake - Part Sixteen
by T Wignesan
The Ruba’iyat of Créteil Lake – Part Sixteen

Who dreamed this dream also dreamed he was dreaming all alone:
Tail-end swish of winds barely pulled up the...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, love, universe,

new democracy
by jan oskar hansen
The New Democracy
So many words written, millions of words and they tell you nothing new, 
except familiar things what you know and are safe and...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, philosophy,

Untitled 27
by Daniel Dixon
The moon loves that old adage
that life exists in black and white
I can see it in his crossword smile

Love doesn’t always  heal
Death doesn’t always...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, moon,

up then down
by evrod samuel
We dreamed the dream and against all odds 
It came out true

To reach the heights we soared to 
We clawed ferociously 
At any obstruction
And trampled...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, emotions,

EDUCATION
by chipepo lwele
As an old adage,
Education is the key to suceess;
But talent and skill ,put to good use__
Can make one sucessful....

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, happiness, inspirational,

Argument With a Wife Is Futile
by Elton Camp
Argument With a Wife Is Futile

By Elton Camp

Some say that truth will prevail
At times, the old adage will fail

If, with your wife you disagree,
Then you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, family, wife,

Irene and Sandy
by Annie Lander
The zephyr winds hess as
Irene and Sandy proceed with vengeance
Halloween Sea witches venturing close to shore
In search of mortal men; revenge on the Eastern shores.

The...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, fantasy, fear, mystery,

The Dark Before Dawn
by Charles Sides
Is it the darkest, before the dawn?
Or could that old adage be all wrong? 
Decided to find out for myself
It’s four AM, I’ll know before...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, on writing and words,

CANT
by Charles Sides
An old adage that is good
Goes like this: “Can’t never Could”

Don’t say “can’t”; if never tried
Saying “can’t” may be a lie

Try those tasks outside you...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, philosophy,

The Santa Fe
by John Rhinem
Always after the train leaves the depot do I arrive, at this stop!?

Realizing that I should have gotten on; the story of my life....

A constant...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, hope, life, love,

Visiting the Home Place
by Elton Camp
Visiting the Home Place

By Elton Camp

I went back to see the old home place this year
For no location on earth is, to me, nearly so...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: old adage, nostalgia, house, family, old,