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Play By The Rules Poems | Examples of Play By The Rules Poetry

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

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List of Play By The Rules Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
There Is No Excuse For Ignorance Christine Phillips Narrative play by the rules, absence, betrayal, business, confidence,
Premium Member Poem Deep Duet Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse play by the rules, imagery, romance, sensual,
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IT IS LOVE NOT A CRUSH siyabonga nobangela Couplet play by the rules, true love,
Frightened and Armed Jodie Williams Rhyme play by the rules, love,
Fallen fruit Tholoana Mohale Narrative play by the rules, dark, daughter, feelings, hurt,
Black Boy Valerie Odom Rhyme play by the rules, black african american, boy,
Think again Sabina Nicole Rhyme play by the rules, faith, life, spoken word,
SAID and DONE Diana Vee Rhyme play by the rules, death, emotions, hate,
Words of Mass Detritus Daniel Davies Couplet play by the rules, analogy, anger, england, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Broken Ninette Carey Blank verse play by the rules, abuse, betrayal, dark, daughter,

Phoneless Temporarily
by J.W. Earnings
In the past, I was phoneless
I showed my dissatisfaction and sadness
Just by my facial expressions and foolish actions
Thank you, oh Lord of Accord, for an...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, appreciation, blessing, change, cheer

Everyday
by Prerana Atreya
It’s a masquerade-a fancy ball
Take a chance, wear a mask
A disguise is the life
Never let the truth slip out.

Play by the rules, don’t take a...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, deep, depression, how i

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Never Throw In The Towel
by Jack Ellison


Feeling kinda sentimental today
Reflecting on years gone by
The ups and downs, the good and bad
The lows and so many highs

That's what makes life so interesting
Imagine...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, happiness, life,

Frightened and Armed
by Jodie Williams
A violent compulsion, yet virtual strangers,
impacts like these stand rare and endangered
Built up to fall, forced to recover,
I'm made up of clues for you to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, love,

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House MD
by Billy TheKidster
He doesn't play by the rules. He does his own thing.
He's a brilliant genius medical diagnostician.
When other doctors can't figure out what is wrong with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, film,

One Night Stand
by William Kershaw
She lets down hair of silken gold,
It falls below her hips,
Then she turns around to face me,
With a smile on painted lips.

Her breasts are round...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, angst, introspection, love,

FOX IN THE FABLE
by Madelin Barton
Fox in the fable all cards on the table
My life fits well in Pandora's box
A heart refusing a steady beat
With confusion, it pounds and knocks

When...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, courage, inspirational, introspection,

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No Tickee, No Washee
by Jack Ellison


No tickee, no washee
You pay as you go
There are no free rides
As everyone knows
Yet some people try
Their gol' darn best
To beat the system
Get ahead of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, journey, life, old, old,

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Hookey
by Jack Ellison
Ever pretend you were not feeling well
Just to take a day off from school?
You say your tummy has very bad pains
You think you have everyone...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, children,

Deadly Little Games
by Heaven Lorenz
I've fallen,
I've faded,
I've become nothing  
More than a memory,
Nothing more than dust.

Your smile,
Your touch,
Bring back too
Much pain
For my feeble mind to bear.

My wish 
Is...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, death, depression, fear, passion,

On Becoming a Poet
by Nancy Jones
From whence comes the muse wherein prompts?
The average one-year-old knows ten words.
You can be anything thatcha wanna.

It's very important that you learn phonics, short and
long...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, on writing and words,

I'm Just Me Sep 5 2011
by Priscilla Larson
There could never be another soul,
that would fully understand the enormous depths that I carry.
Everyday I live with chaos, with static, with a mess
and to...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, life, mystery, crazy, day,

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Women Who LOVE Football - VERSION 1
by christine a kysely
Women Who LOVE Football
Live with PASSION
Are not afraid to FIGHT
Aren’t afraid to get DIRTY
Know how to put their GAME FACE on
Are always ready to EXECUTE...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, inspirational, sports

A Simple Plea
by Darrin Funk
This hypocrisy we call democracy
Is a lie you see
to make you think you're free.
Authority, conformity,
See the lie for it's enormity.
Play by the rules and live...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, hope, political, social

two-steppin
by Jo Bien
we're drinking our first long neck and our feet tap in time
to the steel guitar and this music that is prime
we're gonna dance all night...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, girlfriend-boyfriendme, me, morning, sun,

Message delivery
by Troy Jeremy Nelson
poet talking tough
must take a stand
poisoned children
to put me under thumb
the gossip mill of word of mouth
learning how to swim
understanding genocide
living in this predicament
its me...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, visionary, warchildren, house, me,

Abstract cursed items (slider rules)
by Troy Jeremy Nelson
rules to play by
ring the bell then knock on wood
one good turn deserves another

take one thing replace it with another
stalking a box
circled with chaos
we only...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, history

Shopping
by Gary Jones
 
I really love the way you smile
Noticing you across the isle
Your husband trailing you in tow
My wife leading me down the row

I remember us...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, life, mystery, passion, people,

I Still Remember
by Christy Hardy
My grandmother's words still echo in my mind,
"you can accomplish anything, if you have the time."

"You can build a mountain, if you have enough dirt,
and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, hope, love, visionary,

21 St. Century
by Mark Hansen
Show down.
Eye to eye,
Tears sweat from it's cheek.
Little bit of a shake in the bodily wise.
"You can't do this to me! Speak in that tone...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: play by the rules, funny, imagination, life, social,