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On And Off Poems | Examples of On And Off Poetry

On And Off Poems. Below are examples of poems about on and off. This list of poetry about on and off is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of on and off poetry. This list of works about on and off is a great resource for examples of on and off poems and show how to write poems about on and off. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of On And Off Poems

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Premium Member Poem I Thought I Loved You Sandra Weiss Quatrain on and off, boyfriend, desire, i miss
Premium Member Poem ProLife Chemistry Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse on and off, destiny, happiness, health, humor,
Premium Member Poem Her flickering light Lewis Raynes Quatrain on and off, angst, dark, mental illness,
Premium Member Poem An Incomplete Love Story Caren Krutsinger Free verse on and off, lost love,
Woe to the realm where none is mindful of the helm Julian Scutts Ballad on and off, drink, history,
Hail Storm Part 2 - Strength through pain - Michael Robinson Rhyme on and off, anxiety, caregiving, courage, deep,
Skin Tight Faith Van Riel Verse on and off, health,
Skin Tight Faith Van Riel Verse on and off, how i feel,
Favourites Ashish Vardhan Epic on and off, anti bullying, art, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Tethered To The Sun Emile Pinet Sonnet on and off, 8th grade, beautiful, imagery,

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The Game of Hockey
by Dennis Spilchuk
The Game of Hockey 

By Government decree Lacrosse 
Is Canada’s national sport,
But in the hearts and minds of Canadians, 
Hockey rules supreme.
A winter sport enjoyed...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, hockey, sports,

Season Poem
by Besma Riabi Dziri
Winter wails

Dark falls of rain on every door knock

Thunder and lightning ally with fog

Sliding snow clothes cold trees

Heavy storm and wild wind wander in the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, autumn, bird, butterfly, seasons,

The Time Machine
by Paul Warren
A scientist worked hard each day
To make a time machine to work away
And he had an assistant who worked along
Happy to share the scientist’s song
He...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, science fiction,

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Oddly Neurotic
by Laura Loo
I told my hubby I would never get a puppy ever again, 
but hey, aren’t they supposed to be a woman’s best friend?
So I scooped...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, dog, humor,

Magnum Opus
by Christopher Goss


My mind is empty
Like a long corridor
With a light flickering
On and off
The paint is peeling
And chunks fall from the ceiling
A pen rolls across the floor
Useless...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, anger, anxiety, confusion, depression,

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These Dreams
by Catie Lindsey
A child dreams of being chased by bears
and there's always one who'll bite your head off
as mom and the others continue down the gravel road
skipping...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, dream,

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HE CALLED HER NAME SOFTLY
by Line Gauthier


She was losing her husband of forty four years
He’d been sick for so long on and off
He was wilting away and his body shutting down
He...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, death, farewell, leaving, lost

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An Unforgettable Kindness
by CayCay Jennings
Dedicated to My Son, Kyle, and Two Strangers



I knew he would find his way there and back, we had twice practiced that.
Quarters and pennies, he...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, character, giving,

Dance of the Fireflies
by DM Babbit
End of November they came,
 high in the leaves clinging to the oaks,
a soft enduring flame
 holding fast to the branches smoked.

A twinkling of light...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, nature,

The Ritual By Satis Shroff
by Satis Shroff
1. Das Ritual (Satis Shroff)

Eine betagte Dame sitzt auf dem Boden
und spielt ein Tamborin.
Die anderen sitzen im Kreis.
Plötzlich legt sie das Tamborin beiseite,
Steht auf und...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, age, angst, confusion, memory,

True Brotherhood
by Julian Scutts
  The helmsman sings a merry song:
Haec est vera fraternas,
and downs a cup of something strong,
Hick, vera, hick, hick, fraternas.

The sailors dance a lusty...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, autumn, brother, death, song,

Endless Autumn, obligingly
by Gary Onderisin
The morning sun just rising, glaring;

a damp, colder, workaday street ...

fallen leaves scattered,

Halloween mere days away:


Suddenly:  Startled by the workman:

A stray, jet-black cat

frightenedly slinking...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, celebration, halloween, imagery, nature,

NAWEC
by bah momodoup
NAWEC
October 26, 2017
|
P.Bah
No current!
No water!
People can live without current,
But, can't live without water.
It wasn't our dream,
To be engulf by darkness.
We don't have ever ice cream,
To...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, light,

He
by Jessica Aguilar
She was left to break. 
He lingers in her thoughts. 
He haunts her at night, 
For her to ache a little more. 

She has lost...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, break up, emotions, night,

Marriage in 4 Acts
by William Donovan
           Marriage in 4 Acts

I've auditioned for parts for years.
Some call them first dates, but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, life,

Colours
by Paul Warren
Psychedelic colours burst across the sky
Mood rings blink on and off as I fly by
Count the bright stars as they travel with us
It's just nature...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, color, space,

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Let It Be HP
by connie pachecho
Let It Be HP


On another poetry site
the winding road 
took me for a ride
from the top of the mountain
to the bottom,
at least in my eyes.
Along...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, introspection, poetry,

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Spiritual Maturity
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Erik Erikson
described U.S. culture
as stuck in adolescence,
and a more feminist Erika Fromm,
or Erik Erikson,
might have added
Nationalistically stuck in patriarchal adolescence.

Yet in the normal course of...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, adventure, age, health, psychological,

I am confused by their behavior
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I am confused by their behavior
Woman of African origin are a dilemma to me
I think they are enigmatic beings little known
Cheap but not cheap, confusing...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, satire, women,

On Both Sides Of The Equator
by Dalton Ogletree
7/10/17


I'm going to still be a trailblazer

Going beyond all the acres
And glaciers

Above and below any crater 

Similarities and differences on both sides of the equator

Events...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on and off, dark, how i feel,