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Oncoming Poems - Poems about Oncoming

Oncoming Poems - Examples of all types of poems about oncoming to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for oncoming.

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dawn day
...m a gift. The night had been restless and fearful, the thought of his death had disturbed him, no point resisting the oncoming it was futile he had said to himself and the dark night. He felt a chill the rain was coming in faster than h......Read More
Categories: oncoming, cinderella, confidence, conflict, confusion,
Form: Blank verse



the sea-gull
...outer reef and fought many a battle to sit on his crown Someone took a shot at it, and it lost a leg, together with oncoming elderliness, it left its kingdom. Took refuge on my roof and lives of scraps of food. It is still standing pr......Read More
Categories: oncoming, absence, betrayal, blue,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Life in The Middle Ages
... So as you looked back on that painful attack, it came with an ironic riddle: as we hit the first stage Of that oncoming age, Why did it appear on “our” middle?......Read More
Categories: oncoming, age, change, humor, old,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member The Vanishing Dutchman
...seafaring tale of a doomed merchant ship falling prey to a gale. According to legend, the phantom appears with an oncoming storm, but it fades as it nears. This tale among seamen is oft to unfold, and historians say this is how it......Read More
Categories: oncoming, history, sea, storm,
Form: Romanticism
Getting Spooked
...illed the air on this Halloween A chill fell upon the trick-or-treaters With hopes costumes would protect From the oncoming cold night Little protection, though Against the hunting and haunting spirits That wish to walk the earth ......Read More
Categories: oncoming, candy, children, halloween,
Form: Free verse



Drowning
...n pig pink But still I climbed aboard I was prepared to set sail Figuring my heart was strong enough To weather any oncoming storm The further out I got land seemed to disappear And the small storm became volatile Lightning flashed i......Read More
Categories: oncoming, angst, depression, heartbroken, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Finding Shelter During End Times
...imes’ or its value, and some seem to feel this is a uniquely aberrant Christian idea. Indeed, we are all aware of our oncoming mortality (one kind of ‘end times’). Noah’s flood was another (though it leaves begging the question of what ......Read More
Categories: oncoming, faith, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SEPTEMBER
...h heavy restless legs A loneliness sets in I don’t recognize It’s a heftiness falling like a cover Tangible like the oncoming of something Like an echo of a distant muffled cry And everything around seems asleep I hear an endless th......Read More
Categories: oncoming, appreciation, autumn, change, seasons,
Form: Free verse
no point waiting
...wait. Whether children go to school or not are of little and the white smoke from factories a defiant scream on the oncoming. Humanity has finally met its match in the destruction what took us 200 hundred years the pest can do in tw......Read More
Categories: oncoming, destiny, future, natural disasters,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Amid Falling Leaves
...or a soup kitchen, anything hot to warm the cold growl eating away at his stomach amid falling leaves he senses the oncoming winter and holds his body tight toughening the resolve that must see him through he will soon commence the e......Read More
Categories: oncoming, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amid falling leaves
...reduce the meloncholy of baring trees of their loss or is it to celebetate a joy of freedom; in anticipation of the oncoming spring, beyond a cold, grey winter, when new shoots will adorn trees again in green and other myriad hues? ......Read More
Categories: oncoming, celebration, change,
Form: Free verse
The Victorious Old
...ous old give it no joy-- some even smile at Mr. Death, the light in their eyes still burning as their souls feel the oncoming freedom, the smell of Heaven-- and Death, never happy, sulks away..........Read More
Categories: oncoming, death, heaven, old, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Newfoundlanders Keep an Eye or Two
...out. You’ve had a great string of free days Now you’re opening up again To the world and all it will bring In your oncoming days ahead. Beware the backlash Covid brings To all who let defences down For we’ve no vaccine yet to use O......Read More
Categories: oncoming, community,
Form: Free verse
Can't Breathe Blues
... a daytime, Sunday stroll on Friday And your favorite café is merely a couple of blocks away Should you hear the oncoming, dirge paddy wagon sound Then a screeching halt, asphalt burn notice alarm — Put your hands up in the ai......Read More
Categories: oncoming, angst, discrimination, imagery, violence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member damage control
...sive forearmed scars harmful mind’s blades finally he cracks under rapid oncoming fire looks into gun barrel’s shine focusses on the target ......Read More
Categories: oncoming, courage,
Form: Free verse

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