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List of Pound Of Flesh Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Human Nature Mark Toney Rhyme pound of flesh, conflict, forgiveness, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Cash Is King Emile Pinet Sonnet pound of flesh, angst, anxiety, feelings, how
The Moment Demands Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme pound of flesh, religion,
Premium Member Poem Skirting the Issue Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative pound of flesh, death, religion, war, wisdom,
Fact Peter Kiggin Free verse pound of flesh, confusion,
Precarious Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Free verse pound of flesh, humanity, metaphor, philosophy, society,
Premium Member Poem Vacant Eyes Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse pound of flesh, depression, hurt, pain, sad,
Africa Terence Msuku Prose Poetry pound of flesh, africa, earth, joy,
The Taxman Cometh Tom Quigley Quatrain pound of flesh, america, money, society,
Shattered Heart Malcolm Dyer Rhyme pound of flesh, abuse, betrayal, divorce, love,

He
by Tix Tix
As he
Looks through the years 
Looks though these tears
Looks at that which can never be

No escape from this 
You are so far
This end so near
Is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, gothic,

I say No
by john scott
I do not want to work no more
The taxman knocking at my door
He wants his pound of flesh
But I want a life afresh

I do not...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, absence,

Slave to the Job
by Rob Carter
Vampires suck, they drain my life
it feels like that in this god damn place
A pound of flesh I'm sure they'll take
but even then they won't...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, hate, jobs, retirement, work,

Going to the Desert
by gerard quain
Going to the desert
Trying to remember your name
Pondering your gift
Was it all in vain


The three wise monkey's
Light up their spliff's
Human beings turn into lemmings
And gather...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, allegory, allusion, art, betrayal,

BANKS
by Olusegun Akanbi
Chorus
Banks! Banks! Let us all do away with banks
And their dirty tricks and their silly pranks
Banks! Banks! They mean very little to me
If I was...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, political, satire,

SLEEP VS WORK
by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu
How can I say I'm ready to work
When with each tick of the clock
On my head sleep will knock?

Making efforts to be productive
Yet nothing to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, sleep, work,

Poison
by Poetryof Providence
I bit you
and drew blood
one I would rather
die than EVER hurt
and yet there it is
the poison of distrust
the multi millennia of Eves
whose self deceit destroyed
the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, faith, forgiveness, inspirational, introspection,

One
by selena kumar
like a cold, blowing wind
coming out of the dark,
i will fight forever.
life,
is better left 
to chance
with it's pound of flesh
it has it's ways
to keep you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, inspirational,

Police Close Children's Lemonade Stand
by Elton Camp
Police Close Children’s Lemonade Stand

By Elton Camp

In Midway, Georgia the cops got it right this time
They put a quick stop in the early stages of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, businesschildren, children, money,

FROM MY ROOF TOP
by Lamptey Godson Kofi
FROM MY ROOF TOP

From my roof top I see the world crumbles
I saw people of mine shout, endlessly
They shout for two common things
They shout for...

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, political

Vancouver
by Nathaniel Köhp
Vancouver's a private reference and it's not really about Canada as a whole, just one
experience regarding the aforementioned. Shh!

Schwein Fleisch vs schweinefleisch. As two distinct...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, history, life, peoplewords, world,

Empty
by Seth Cross
Maybe an empty canvas is all we're meant to be
Left without tools to create anything of our own
Maybe an empty canvas is more than what...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, angst, depression, faith, religion

A Shakesperian Dream
by Robert Davidson
Written for a couple who love Shakespeare and are getting married Sat. 02 
Oct. 2010

This isn't a tragedy as in 'Macbeth',
'Hamlet' or 'King Lear':
Nor is...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, funny, happiness, love

You Are My Mary
by David Smalling
Go cast your stones if you will, and tell me
Your innocence is more just than her cause
Or read me in sand, flee her victory
Where you...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, faith, inspirational, loveday, me,

Moneylender (poem based on Shylock; a character from Merchant of Venice)
by Jesse Wood
Moneylender 

You were rejected by your fellow man
A pound of flesh to heal your wounded pride
A just reward for squelching on a loan

Your hatred toward...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, dedication

Consumed by Greed
by Gregory Golden
The social curiosity on display
A pound of flesh becomes the pray
I rather swing from the gallows,
Then be sold like a pound of beef
Fat and plump...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, imagination, inspirational, introspection,

TO MY MOTHER'S GRACE
by SAKTHEE RAVICHANDRAN
To my Mother's Grace


The world and skies are not equal
To the grace of my mother
The heaven and paradises are not equal
To the love of my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, mother, me, love, me,

Coup de grace the final blow
by Eileen R. Kelly
They all lied... 
they all hid... 

They are all guilty for 
what they did.. 

you, you violent abuser... 
you forfeit your name... 
degraded shadowed in...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, passion, drug,

A Pound of Flesh
by Daljit Khankhana
My Heart Palpitated,
When you hurt me
You can imagine, 
How is sensible this organ?
That seems only a pound of flesh.
It realised the pain,
When you insulted my...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, devotion, faith, inspirational, life,

no more tears since 1997
by Joseph Silva
No more tears for that which has departed
No endings for that which has not started
The knife is in the skin, yet no bleeding
Why shed tears?...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pound of flesh, death, sad, sorry, sympathy,