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Ransom Poems | Examples of Ransom Poetry

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

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List of Ransom Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Being Worth Your Salt Marilyn S Jennings Narrative ransom, analogy, visionary,
Premium Member Poem Beautiful Mystery Carol Connell Sonnet ransom, beautiful, bible, god, love,
Shell Game eric ploscik Free verse ransom, depression, introspection,
Just For The Fun Of Rhyme With ADHD Nick Trim Rhyme ransom, funny, giggle, humor, humorous,
LORD, I SEEK YOUR ANSWERS TO MY QUESTIONS Beata Agustin Rhyme ransom, appreciation, blessing, confidence, faith,
LORD, I SEEK YOU Beata Agustin Lyric ransom, character, christian, faith, god,
The Dance Lovie Divine Verse ransom, birth, life, love, repetition,
Premium Member Poem The Measure of Love Jesse Rowe Sonnet ransom, love, true love,
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A FADING QUEEN John Arribas Rhyme ransom, analogy, celebrity, cinderella, heartbreak,
The Woes of a Rose Lu Loo Sonnet ransom, flower, metaphor,

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FERAL FREE
by Line Gauthier


In an exotic country of bursting colour
A paradise for majestic and exquisite birds
Shameless poachers and traffickers
Conduct unspeakable injustices
Conjuring a movement of resistance
From a tireless passionate...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, beauty, bird, color, freedom,

Dark Ransom
by Kurt Philip Behm
Hope trumped last
  a prisoner of death

A final capitulation
  —devil’s ransom beset

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2016) 
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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, hope,

An Awakening
by Susan Palli
With courage she boldly shed the habit
Of playing victim, and she was an addict.
Allowing others to trample over her
So she could cry for help and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, betrayal, freedom, hope,

TODAY'S EPISODE
by Judge Burdon
TODAY'S EPISODSE
Life is a hostage situation. 
The ransom never paid.
No one gets out alive.
  The End
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, perspective,

A Knight's Ransom
by Kurt Philip Behm
Nobility,
  in debt to all virtue
   —on loan to the truth

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018)
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, truth,

The Third day, part 1
by Ronald Campbell
As I was about to lay myself down to sleep, his voice came to me saying, let peace be from peace and love from love...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, religion,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part III
by David Welch
III.
Another week had passed with little change,
when Meredith came up and said to him:
“I would like to get out of town for a bit,
let’s go...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

Around the world in eighty days
by Tim Parry
His German relations would turn in their graves
This great gnome abduction is causing shock waves,
It reads like the spy who came in from the cold
They've...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, character, fun, humor, humorous,

Claustrophobia Competes To Thai Up Thy Psyche
by matthew harris
Alacrity bespeaks entangled, entombed,
     and entrapped Thai soccer team
diminishing strength barely allows,
     but a whispered scream,

which rescue...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, 11th grade, 12th grade,

For Maya Angelou: Like A Cherished Effigy
by Chime Justice Ndubuisi
I hold it up again today; the world,
Pregnant with magical dimples
Of a child's reckless abandon,
And look at the face,
Then I look at the deep cut
And...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, bereavement, death, heartbroken, memorial,

Prepare the Guillotine
by Crow thepoet
So it's become aware
Another ounce of revolution to dare
A dream rather a statement once declared
False, now a lie
Hardly a surprise
Feels like that is my lot...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, family, feelings, life, youth,

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Black Chantey
by Ryan Lucas
Climb Jacob’s ladder
In a heavy gale 
Hold life for ransom
Dead men tell no tales

Unless you hoist the sails
You’ll never know
Which way the wind could blow
Each...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, adventure, boat, courage, dream,

Throne Of Pain
by Kurt Philip Behm
Broken feelings
My chest of gold
A ransom of torment
No trinkets sold
The treasure bounteous
Walls lined with blood
Its hurt and pain
I have withstood
The jewels lack sparkle
But shimmer deep
Their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, feelings, pain,

Das Furer Trumpeting Totalitarian Triumph
by matthew harris
Call me a pacifist activist deploring insanity of war,
never a Fitbit moon-unit soldier of military industrial
complex, this articulate baby boomer verily stupefied,
openmouthed, dumbfounded at inane...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, 11th grade, 12th grade,

The Final Battlefield
by Christopher Flaherty
Reduced to tear's 
By floundering year's 
And persecution 
The wickers fell
On mannequin and collage painting's 
Hanging from the tower gate's 
So opaque 
The background checked...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, city,

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SCARS
by Leon Enriquez



Sparkling stars spread
Rich rapture raids
Dance dazzles dread
Apt answers aid


Such scary scars
Moist murky mists
Such sacred stars
Gain glimpses gist


Broken backs brown
Bright blood bleached black
Feel fumbling frown
Sense stumbling...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, allusion,

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Rock Hard Redemption
by Duncan R. M. Ferguson
Whoa Lord let my meditation
be acceptable 
Let me be a fertile absorbing
receptacle 
Who of us in any way
can redeem his brother?
Or provide ransom to The...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, death, life, perspective, uplifting,

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Abundant Blessings Continue
by Mark Toney
Abundant Blessings Continue, Descending Endlessly From God.
Happy Is Jesus, King Like Melchizedek,
Nary Other Potentate, Qualified Ransom,
Savior Triumphant, Universal Victor.
Wholeheartedly Express Your Zeal!







Copyright © 2018 by...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, blessing, god, happy, jesus,

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Paying for Stolen Time
by Brendan J. Simons
The post industrial lack of revolution continues to spew its poisonous fumes,
Into our mouths from its radioactive decay whose half-life is replenished by half of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ransom, abuse, america, education, society,

CLOSE UP MAGIC
by Judge Burdon
          

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