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List of Powder Keg Poems

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A Shadow Cast T.I.R.O. JY Dramatic Verse powder keg, conflict, creation, desire, evil,
Premium Member Poem Risk Taking Edward Ibeh Verse powder keg, courage, inspirational, truth,
Premium Member Poem Powder Keg Edward Ibeh Senryu powder keg, emotions, feelings, sound,
Slam ended Christopher Flaherty Free verse powder keg, slam,
Premium Member Poem Sign Of The Times Edward Ibeh Acrostic powder keg, analogy, angst, humor, metaphor,
The Doomsday Clock - 2 Minutes to Midnight Rachel Fawcett Couplet powder keg, holocaust, political, war,
Only Free Speech David Welch Rhyme powder keg, america, freedom, how i
Turnstile Carousel Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse powder keg, metaphor, prison, society, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem ESCAPE OF SNOW Kim Rodrigues Rhyme powder keg, weather,
Titans of powder Ink Christopher Flaherty Free verse powder keg, absence, slam,

The Union
by roseann geiger
Shards of tears 
engrave memories
like a tattered glass
recalling years scarred by desire.

she went mountain climbing 
too high, gasped, got 
wedged like a pinched rose
then hoisted...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, dark, imagery, marriage, metaphor,

Genesis of War
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
From whence come wars,
what birthplace spawn them?
The cradle of covetousness,
exceedingly covetous lust
Desiring to have what someone else possess
This is the genesis of war
Once an evil,...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, death, spiritual, truth, war,

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The Essence Of Hurt
by Emile Pinet
A Christmas tree is but a fake soon revealed 
under all that tinsel a dead tree’s concealed.
If a man sheds his thorns is he still...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, angst, betrayal, emotions, feelings,

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Death of King Hussein Feb 7 1999 - Amman, Jordan
by Vee Bdosa
    DEATH OF KING HUSSEIN  
      February 7, 1999 Amman, Jordan
Uncertain wings, Hawk of the Qureish...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, allah, arabic, hope, judgement,

Queenie Meg
by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY
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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, fun,

road
by steve fecser
My acquaintance with poetry in general and the simplistic literary brilliance of Robert Frost in particular, came at a relatively early age. My mother would...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, age, perspective, , cute,

Of Vice and Virtue
by Taneikah Anderson
He's a degenerate corrupted by the immortality of humanity,
uttering beguiling lies,
piling sin upon sin upon sin,
inexorable sin enveloping every ounce of good
lying within his dark...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, dark, evil, teen,

My Pirates Plea For Sincerity
by robin davis
Maties I will say Ahoy
And tell you things that just annoy
The wind out of all my sails
As I state a little tale
Of something that irks...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, how i feel, life,

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It Must be Hard
by Eileen Manassian
It must be hard
To carry it around
That load of hate
Weighing on your heart
A powder keg
Waiting to explode

You pretend it isn’t there
But now and again it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, hate, integrity,

Childhood Brother
by Joseph Matose
Childhood Brother


Me, a younger brother
Pulling each other’s leg
My temper was a bother:	
A fuming powder keg.

Time has set the pace
For Us to adore another:
Mark of my...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg,

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The Other Kind of Pain
by Eileen Manassian
Give me a headache
The fury of a migraine
The pounding of temples
The powder keg sensation
Of explosion a minute away

Give me a tummy ache
The kind that makes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, pain,

Vertical Lines
by Chris Boskovski
Don't forget to cross the Ts
and dot your Is
because if you don't do that
they're just lines vertical on a page.
Lets us forget about the imperfect...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, beautiful, beauty, creation, dark,

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It Must be Hard
by Eileen Manassian
It must be hard
To carry it around
That load of hate
Weighing on your heart
A powder keg
Waiting to explode
Hurting others but
Killing your own soul

You pretend it isn’t...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, hate, integrity,

A Soldier's Prayer
by Lynn Glover
A Soldier’s Prayer

I’m hearing the whispers in the night,
I know what I hear is just not right.
The whispers continue on and on,
Then all of a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, war, me, me,

Moth to Flame
by Michael Smith
Through the full of moonlit night
Succumbs a moth to every light
And powder keg wings beat white satin 
Serenade in frolic amidst temptations often
Desperation outside upon...

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

10 years later: part II
by andrew delapruch
bin laden is dead.  

his dream, however, is very much alive &  
what he wanted was to force america to bleed,
fighting endless wars...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, life, world, education,

Friendship
by mike dailey
If you read my poem - Comfort - these next two might make more sense.  I have to 
say that the three poems make...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, angst, confusion, friendship, funny,

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DEATH OF KING HUSSEIN February 7, 1999
by Vee Bdosa
    DEATH OF KING HUSSEIN  February 7, 1999
Uncertain wings, Hawk of the Qureish fly
out of the night to meet the coming...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, historypeace, peace,

Bedeviled by Bees
by Diane Locksley
Folks refer to grand times as “bees knees”
But I am often bedeviled by bees
     I take one step out the door
...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, animals, funny

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af-rui-ka
by James Fraser
The African countries lived well by themselves
Until the white man crossed, continental shelves

I can understand adventurers who decided to roam
But not the conglomerates who raped...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powder keg, black african american, history,