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Over The Top Poems

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List of Over The Top Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
THE I OF THE STORM Ann Gilmour Free verse over the top, angst, mental illness, prison,
Eleven Eleven War is Over Slam Christopher Flaherty Free verse over the top, war,
Stand Down Dave Timperley Rhyme over the top, conflict, courage, remembrance day,
Premium Member Poem 100 years LEST we Forget Gordon Alexander Free verse over the top, remember, remembrance day, veterans
Miss Weathers and Me Mike Gentile Narrative over the top, childhood, fear, memory, scary,
Premium Member Poem Today's New Cars Caren Krutsinger Light Verse over the top, fun,
A Mother's Love Kristen Bailey I do not know? over the top, appreciation, birthday, family, meaningful,
The Strikeout Timothy McGuire Rhyme over the top, baseball, childhood,
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
by David Willey
You’re so flipping amazing
- so over the top (OTT)
The trouble is that’s just the way I like it 
- with you on the top (OTT)
I...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, desire, rude, sexy,

A Rattling Rhyme
by Nick Trim
The example says ya ta ta ya ta ta,
like Lady Gaga peels a Bananah,
A scene I see with no drama,
and you don't like it... "whateva".

I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, nonsense,

Life or death
by Michael Robinson

Life or death

Evolving in time
Confusing mind

Technology fast
Will the cables laid last …?

School then collage to university
12 years pass now a debt to study

Then told you’re...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, analogy, death, humor, humorous,

Voice
by Okunsebor Williams
Voice

All have a voice but few no words. 
A force that pushes the heart's thought.
A fire that is fueled by one's wants.
It fights roaring storms...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, allegory, identity, metaphor,

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little engine like me
by doug pederson
Bundled up with so many paces to go
an extra ounce of energy
would put me over the top,
somewhere along this line 
I have need for a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, age, endurance,

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Over the Top
by Roof Missing
Over the Top (1)

When is poetry by man, much more than scuzz (from top)?
Know a bard who hears his muse say it’s past time to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, life, poetry, writing,

A LETTER TO MOTHER 1918
by John Arribas
A LETTER TO MOM 1918
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


At Last Dear Mother, this Nightmare Will Cease
In a Few Short Hours There Will Be Lasting Peace
A  Full...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the top, corruption, grief, horror, leadership,

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In Unspeakable States
by Gary Smith



The soldier looked out
To a landscape defiled,
And wondered, was he in hell.
Around him men lay
In unspeakable states,
Ravaged by bullet and shell.

How could this be
These men...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 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,

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,

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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
This Christmas, I am moved by the names in the genealogy of Jesus.            ...

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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,