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On The Brink Poems | Examples of On The Brink Poetry

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List of On The Brink Poems

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Too many people Edward Schmitz Rhyme on the brink, dark, death, deep, depression,
To Drown in Sorrow Rose Henderson Prose on the brink, anxiety, deep, depression, emotions,
Alone in Sorrow Rose Henderson Prose on the brink, allusion, heartbroken, sorrow,
Sinking again Carly Davies ABC on the brink, anxiety, depression, fear, mental
red ink Wendy Watson Rhyme on the brink, beautiful, blessing, christian, hope,
10:54pm priyanka bernadette mullick Free verse on the brink, anxiety, conflict, dark,
Freedom Helen J Radford Free verse on the brink, recovery from,
Premium Member Poem Maybe I Never Even Knew Laura Loo Rhyme on the brink, appreciation, family, life, meaningful,
Love's Power Wendy White Free verse on the brink, analogy, appreciation, desire, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Trump Raising A Stink James Horn Limerick on the brink, allegory, analogy,

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Distilled From Tears
by Emile Pinet


Like anguish distilled from tears,
beer levies a costly price.
And arouses sleeping fears
as an elixir of vice.

This ubiquitous drink can
temporarily numb pain.
And yet, since first brewed...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, 12th grade, addiction, angst,

Should We Dance
by DM Babbit
Should we dance?
  just let the evening shadows slide away
that leave only our footprints as if on parade,
  to trace the floor board...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, age, dance, memory,

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Celestial Sphere
by Eileen Manassian
Celestial sphere, a moon of coral hue
an empress of my universe, it lies 
so cloistered deep between the curtains, veiled...
serene and quiet till it's brought...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, passion,

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The Missing Link
by Jack Ellison


At times through the day, seems I've had too much to drink
Never touch the stuff but drunk with love, I'm on the brink
Of falling real...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, nature,

Love confusion
by Rosina Quigley
You say you love me, I beleve you d
But I don't think you love me
 enough to be true.
 It took all these year
To build...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, love hurts,

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LITTLE BAY, DAY THREE
by Leon Enriquez


Early morning awakening:
So many things, so much packing.


Sip morning tea with some odd snacks,
We feel hungry just as we pack.


We make ready for our leaving,
Check-out...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, blessing,

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I Charge Forward
by Laura Breidenthal
Of all the stark occurrences, 
I climb upon the edge of purpose
I rest on the brink of its madness
And breathe in the burn
Of what can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, creation, freedom, growth, heart,

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READINGS
by Leon Enriquez



Words on the brink
Merge beyond think


Words seem to feel
That touch can heal


Readings ply lines
That feel inclines


Not much to say
In mad array


Joy seeds a frown
When cheer...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, change,

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SADNESS
by Leon Enriquez



How you look so sad
Now that makes me mad
Just to feel so bad
Now you look so sad


Tell me how you feel
Not just how you think
Think...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, change,

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Catfishing the Catfish
by Catie Lindsey
Grandpa Joe got very bored,
he used to sit outside on the front porch,
watching the sunrise and enjoying bird songs,
but some time last summer it all...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, fishing, humorous,

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IN HER ETERNAL SLEEP
by nette onclaud



The river flows, carrying her
Away from earth  out to somewhere---
Bird-music groans as  harsh wind blows-
Carrying her, the river flows.

The gulls above cry ,that...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, death, grief,

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My elusive Huffle-winks
by Roy Pett
Living next to great lake havenoclue 
spending all of my time just searching
all weathers, knowing one day I’ll find you,
I have smelt you, felt your...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, blue, boat, dedication, destiny,

journey
by roger turner
Journey
Today I took a journey
Didn't know what I would find
I didn't venture far though
I just went inside my mind

To some it is intriguing
To see just...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, conflict, dark, depression, introspection,

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HOT SUMMER DAZE
by John lawless


The droplets formed, dangling, on leafy edge
sweet flowers gazed in lusty, wanton need
warm lingering hopes of summer’s promise
awakening the lips of future seed

Torturously tantalizing foreplay
sun...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, break up, first love,

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SOJOURN
by Leon Enriquez



Seek out dear soul true heart that sparks,
Observe the poise of lavish spree;
Joy makes a whole in a full ark,
Oblige deep voice in choice set...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, change,

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Too Tan Tess
by PAT Adams
Too tan Tess was what they called her
But not for the reason you think
But of a misplaced "two" decal
Stuck to her, after too much to...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, humorous,

You are Unique
by Ann Allen
Poem …You are Unique

You are Unique, and You know it too
No one thinks the way you do
No one has your exact fingerprint
Philosophers, teachers, Researchers and...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, 8th grade, abuse, animal,

Towers And Bridges
by john fleming
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, longing,

Normal girl
by Wendy Boutin
Tell me did it hurt to think, 
We pushed a girl who was on the brink.
She stood on the edge with her hair in the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, betrayal, child abuse, depression,

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Bastion
by Drake Eszes
And the meek now seek bloodied sorrows
In the name of “peace”

Withered soliloquies ache for oblivious repetitions,
Anthem of the Sheep
They sleep around with discriminatory lyrics
Oh, how...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: on the brink, life, people, perspective,