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Over The Top Poems | Examples of Over The Top Poetry

Over The Top Poems. Below are examples of poems about over the top. This list of poetry about over the top is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of over the top poetry. This list of works about over the top is a great resource for examples of over the top poems and show how to write poems about over the top. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Over The Top Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
finding Bobby Mcgee old man emu Prose over the top, adventure, age, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem The Crack Of Dawn Jack Ellison Verse over the top, philosophy,
OTT David Willey Light Verse over the top, desire, rude, sexy,
A Rattling Rhyme Nick Trim Rhyme over the top, nonsense,
Life or death Michael Robinson Couplet over the top, analogy, death, humor, humorous,
Voice Okunsebor Williams Rhyme over the top, allegory, identity, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem little engine like me doug pederson Rhyme over the top, age, endurance,
Premium Member Poem Over the Top Roof Missing Rhyme over the top, life, poetry, writing,
A LETTER TO MOTHER 1918 John Arribas Rhyme over the top, corruption, grief, horror, leadership,
Premium Member Poem In Unspeakable States Gary Smith Rhyme over the top, death, soldier, world war

Pressure's on
by Alex Duffy
I used to be nervous but i no longer feel anything when the pressure's on
I have a heart the size of Brock Lesnar's arms
They try...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, character, deep, desire, inspiration,

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Gun Shy
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

You don’t have to say
one spherical metallic word
I know with GSW empathy credulity
just how you feel ... I bequeath kindred sympathy
Taking one lead body blow...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, death, society, truth, violence,

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Between two lines
by Lewis Raynes
Between two lines we walk each day, 
Between two lines of fate, 
Between these two eternal walls, 
Until we graduate,

And some lines shiver blissful music,...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, fate, happy, introspection, life,

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Love Is Life Itself
by Jack Ellison


Love is in the air
One can tell by the fields of clover
That adorns the hillside
The scent of jasmine, the taste of honey
We only need stop...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, passion,

PANCAKES WITH SYRUP
by Kim Rodrigues
PANCAKES WITH SYRUP

Apparition of the past
Tending to the future
Future is soaked
Soaked with sorrow
Sorrow tastes blood
Blood of wrathful grapes
Grapes plucked one by
One, tightly squeezed
Squeezed with dry...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, future,

Her Name Was Tamar
by curtis johnson
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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, bible, christian, christmas, marriage,

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When the Bugle's Called
by Seren Roberts
One by one they fall
Answering the bugle’s call
Died by the bullet and the blade….when
"Over the top", the officers said

Bodies of men from battles long ago
Lie...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, remember,

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Red and TrueBlue Family--2
by Gerald Dillenbeck
My dear Siblings,

I voted for Hillary. 
I would have preferred Bernie, 
but she agreed to much of his platform-especially universal health care and education and...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, america, caregiving, health, humanity,

My story
by Alex Duffy
It all started with a dad who didn't love him
a mum who wouldn't hug him
a sister and brother who are addicted to smack
This isn't even...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, childhood, deep, depression, emotions,

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The Carpenters
by Gary Smith



 

We thought we were invincible,

Fearless, there we stood.

But somewhere to the rear

We heard someone sawing wood.

It was over the top for us,

A fight was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, death, soldier, war, world

None The Less
by Richard Craig
She sits half-dressed next to the nightstand trembling… a constant reality once the night is ready to put her to bed...She shuffles her fingers over...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, anger, anxiety, confusion, gender,

Scotland Be Brave
by Damian Cranney

Scotland oh! Scotland,
What have we done to thee,
That thou should'st want to part
When brothers both are we.

Have we not fought for freedoms sake,
side by bloody...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, friendship, political,

Paul Dice
by MATTHEW harris
Ameliorate the sensation sans being caught 
   between the devil and the dark blue sea,
This tethered to the oblate spheroid earthling 
 ...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, angel, appreciation, blessing, character,

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Jan And The Sheriff - Collaboration
by Joseph May
 The new sheriff of Poetry Soup
 Rode into town on a horse named Snoop
 Jan was on his wanted list
 And the gang she...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, fun, poetry,

Survived
by Kenny Gwena
I’m looking straight ahead
And I see you up ahead
Looking good 
Like a winking sprite
With a winning smile
Acting as if everything is alright
While spinning yarn to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, allegory, conflict, courage, cry,

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Mad world
by Roy Pett
Shoulder to shoulder, stand rifle in hand
wait in anticipation, wait to die
for someone, something we don't understand 
a war without reason, they can't deny,

Natures beauty...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, soldier, war,

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A Real Big Flop
by Jack Ellison


Holy cadoodle, when will it stop
Rain up our ying yangs, even over the top
Back teeth are floating
Better start boating
What's goin' on, spring's been a real...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, spring,

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A Poem For Everyone
by Mike Hauser
I decided today when I woke up
To write a poem  for everyone
I'd start off with the very old
And end up with the young

In between...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, fun, poetry,

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World War 1
by Gordon Alexander
When they joined sone were sixteen
In the war of 1914 to 18
They were young and gave their life
Some not even able to get a wife

They...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, appreciation, education, humanity, military,

WORLD WAR I REVISITED
by John Arribas
WORLD WAR 1 ONE HUNDRED YEARS LATER 
(AMERICAN VERSION)
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


Patriotic songs give us reason to cheer
Except when “over there” is over here
Living underground is...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, conflict, horror, military, patriotic,