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Ought Poems - Poems about Ought

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...Another awakening Another emerging conscious thought Another opportunity Another chance to do, not ought Another breath Another opening of the eye Another death......Read More
Categories: ought, angst, anxiety, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Vindictive And Chivalrous
...On that glorious evening, don't sleep subtly. Utterly, prime-age ought to portray a furious fire. Rage for the waning daylight with ferocity. Even if bold people realize the terribl......Read More
Categories: ought, analogy, appreciation, confusion, death,
Form: Terzanelle
Immortal Melancholy
...r to flee this world of soil and seas; The essence of ambition in arts and the past hunger Thrives upon the people it ought never to please. Though this ether's murmur couldn't go on any longer, It was becoming grim to pull off a convin......Read More
Categories: ought, 12th grade, death, deep,
Form: Rhyme
100 years on sorrowful and feeling down The best thing you can do is show your support Words from Brigadier Marriot " Do as you ought" Bow your head when you hear that bugle play Stand still and watch those on parade this Rememberance Day Some......Read More
Categories: ought, history, memorial, military, remembrance
Form: Free verse
CHRISTian Dating: 7 months to separate those who LUST from those who LOVE a church that honors Jesus Christ as God on earth (according to the Bible,) will reveal if he honors the lady as he ought. In South Africa, we have an epidemic of GBV - gender based violence - that's wiping out large numbers of females ......Read More
Categories: ought, anti bullying, appreciation, child
Form: Prose

Premium Member Dawn
...Reborn here now without baggage; moving on was my dawning thought. The torn, fear the clout; the salvage. We like tatty. Not what we ought. A new horizon full of hues. Reb......Read More
Categories: ought, birth, desire, destiny, dream,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Rules
...The windowsill collects the snow. When will it stop? I cannot know. The truth seeps in - I should not go outside. I ought to do as I've been told - my mother's voice begins to scold: "Some folks have gotten ill from cold, or died." ......Read More
Categories: ought, 7th grade, boy, snow,
Form: Rhyme
My eldest sister Amelie Beth
...eople out, crane flies pose absolutely zero harm to bipedal hominids i.e. Homo sapiens. Detriment to human beings ought not serve as benchmark to assess purposefulness regarding all creatures large and small, rhetorical question co......Read More
Categories: ought, adventure, autumn, beautiful, brother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Air Conditioning for this Family of Ten
...g person said. But a new child in this family was just another to be fed We don’t need another mouth, mama unkindly thought The others seven children knew to do what they ought In these rooms, seven children tried their best to please......Read More
Categories: ought, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Search me, Oh Lord
...Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting - Psalm 139:23-24 Search me, oh......Read More
Categories: ought, bible, christian,
Form: Rhyme
California Steaming
...One look at a map ought to have shown What politicians ought to have known Yet not one would say Its foolish to lay Oil pipeline in an......Read More
Categories: ought, environment,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member NOT ALONE
...on the neck, To drink my blood. Oh! Heck. I'm a wreck. All my sense of reason left, I am bereft, Of a logical thought. I ought, To go and see. I wish I had company. I creep gingerly downstairs, Fervently saying prayers, Shak......Read More
Categories: ought, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member They Write Themselves Up
...eaving their tracks. I pick up the pen, and one coughs “Here comes one of the hacks.” This makes me cringe, for I thought I ought to be in charge. Who does she think she is? An admiral or a convoluted sarge? The verbs began to gather ......Read More
Categories: ought, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Darkness Within
...of control, Robbing him of the thrill of love. Senses are hazy; Discerns are grey, Awkward to think and process thought, Taxing to act and testing to pray, Void of nerve to do what he ought. Cries in his cup of bitter darkness, ......Read More
Categories: ought, depression, emotions, feelings, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Bring Me Home
...ed another kiss But, forsaken I am and yet to thrive. I can’t seem to muster strength To ask for the help I know I ought to, But perhaps in this stretch, this length Of life’s rope won’t hang me too long. Bring me home to a place ......Read More
Categories: ought, angst, anxiety, bereavement, christian,
Form: Rhyme

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