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Over My Head Poems | Examples of Over My Head Poetry

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List of Over My Head Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Indoctrinate Me If You Dare Caren Krutsinger Free verse over my head, philosophy,
The hard way Christopher Flaherty Free verse over my head, blessing,
The Blue Wave Christine Phillips Narrative over my head, beauty, growth, happiness, history,
Why Won't You Throw me the Ball-- an ode to the boys in my classroom Jacob Jones Quatrain over my head, humor,
THE WILD GOOSE CHASE Kim Rodrigues Rhyme over my head, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Fifth House Kale Brereton Rhyme over my head, angel, inspirational love,
Premium Member Poem The Wearing of Colors Mike Hauser Rhyme over my head, life,
Friend Subimal Sinha-Roy Rhyme over my head, analogy, friend, inspiration, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Handyman Me Sandra Weiss Quatrain over my head, house, identity, moving on,
Smiles and Cries Sam Perkins Rhyme over my head, depression, hip hop, june,

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Solar Flares
by Jack Ellison

Damn solar flares made me freak out
Swallow my gum and make me choke
Up the proverbial creek without a paddle
Think I soiled my jockeys, no joke

Envisioned...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, anger,

Birth Giver
by Brenda Biever
I'm in over my head,
I wish I were dead.
You say I'm pathetic,
A pathetic excuse for a mom.
You continue to push me away,
Farther everyday.

I'm sorry for...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, birth, daughter, hurt, pain,

destined for a life of sorrow
by robin davis
There is a big dark shadow
Over my head that will follow
Me everywhere without relief
Bringing me such pain and grief
There is no plan to escape
This shady...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, fear, grief, heartbreak, loneliness,

Grow higher
by Mustofa Munir
Grow higher



That sun I perceived when I took birth—
Not that sun now exists over my head
With scolding heat,
Under the frantic shadowless sky I walk
In the...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, hope,

I Dont Need God
by Timothy McGuire
I don’t need God,
I’ve got cable’
I don’t go to church,
Even though I am able.

I don’t need God, 
I’ve got a cell phone,
As long as someone...

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Rictameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, god, spiritual,

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Mirror to the past
by Heidi Sands
I spoke of you today
Followed by a rush of words
All unresolved with no-where to go
You will always hold closure
Unreachable, over my head
Truth evades you and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, angst, child abuse, memory,

On Death
by Chime Justice Ndubuisi
Departures!
We are all departing,
Beings of departure belonging to no one
And we lack all the knowledge of it
From the first day we came,
Our aim has been...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, analogy, anger, angst, betrayal,

A TRAVELING TRAVESTY
by Kim Rodrigues
MY FATHER-IN-LAW — A TRAVELING TRAVESTY

who rolled the dice...
how did i get my dad-in-law in the divorce…

as my husband’s checked out
due to the achoo dispensation...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, family, sick,

I am blessed
by Jackie Furgason
  I have a roof over my head
  Food in my belly

   I am blessed

   I have three kids
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, abuse, angel, baby, birth,

THE TYPE
by Bobbiy Danielz
The first time we spoke for about 30 mins I knew you were trouble
That you were gonna make me break my protocols and stumble
But not...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, funny love, girl, girlfriend,

Tears
by Donna Tymec
My tears fall because of the dark clouds that hang over my head. My tears fall because i have the weight of everyone's tears upon...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, anxiety, depression, strength,

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Big Bad Joe, Cowboy Husband
by Caren Krutsinger
Every morning at a quarter to six, I can hear my he him trotting down the hallway to the bed where I lay, shriveled up...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, anger, confidence, crush, cute,

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A Nice Relaxing Bath
by Caren Krutsinger
I am taking a nice relaxing bath
At 2,000 miles a minute
Tossing buckets of water over my head,
Faster than age 2 does it,
Even letting some fly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, crazy, emo, feelings, perspective,

Music Force
by Valentina Iljina-Pechenova
Dark veil covered all inside — 
Black piano in doubt, pensive fiddle, 
Lorn lantern, which was burnt by light,
And empty table in the middle. 

Mad...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, music,

Freedom
by Treasure Nkosi
Freedom on the mountain;
As I called upon your name.
I felt a fresh breath into my life.
Radiant sparks all around me.

Sense of harmony became the sixth.
Prospectus...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, age, appreciation, art, baby,

Starting Anew
by robin davis
There is nothing I can do
To keep pushing myself through
Long and lonely days of pain
Its leaving a hurtful stain
On my heart that is now torn
From...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, anger, change, feelings, love

My Stupid Actions
by robin davis
Hours ticking by so slowly
As my painful heart is wholly
Missing the smile on your face
I am in a lonely place
Since my pride got in the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, emotions, heartbroken, love hurts,

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I move rapidly
by Caren Krutsinger
I implode into myself and 
immediately begin regenerating.
Someone throws a box on me.
I spark up, mad.
I am jumping, popping, orange and black mad now.
I almost...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, 5th grade, 6th grade,

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You Gave me Charity, Hospitality, and Love
by James Edward Lee Sr.
You gave me charity, hospitality, and love 
You gave me charity, hospitality, and love 
You gave me charity, hospitality, and love 
I was hungry, you...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, blessing, caregiving,

An Ode To My Mother -02
by Subhas Chandra Chakra
Oh mother!
You were…
A sweater in my winter,
a cooler in my summer,
an umbrella in the rains,
an epic during the strains.


You had been…
A roof over my head,
a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over my head, love, memory, mother, mother