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Rat Race Poems | Examples of Rat Race Poetry

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List of Rat Race Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Wishful Thinking Phatt Matt I do not know? rat race, character, deep, destiny, fate,
Withdrawn For Good From Rat Race john sensele Free verse rat race, poems,
Survival of the fittest Krishani Kumarasinghe Blank verse rat race, how i feel,
The Freedom To Sleep Late matthew harris Free verse rat race, 11th grade, deep, dream,
Premium Member Poem Swine Rush Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque rat race, allegory, humorous, jobs, parody,
Premium Member Poem Going My Way Gershon Wolf Rhyme rat race, africa, sea, travel, universe,
sounds of dawn Virginia Waters Haiku rat race, morning,
Plenty Given and Forgiven in The Divine Realm john sensele Free verse rat race, poems,
Premium Member Poem Sour Grapes Janice Canerdy Sonnet rat race, jealousy, money, romance,
One Of Lifes pleasures Bette Bavington Villanelle rat race, adventure, appreciation, blessing, drink,

Unlimited Access To Success For All
by john sensele
God on my side
Guides my path and controls ripples
That endeavor to sneak astride
Initiatives I take in triples

To galvanize and utilize my talents
To the fullest in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, poems,

Free And Clear
by Kurt Philip Behm
Withdrawing from the Rat Race,
  my fortune reappeared

The fog now gone, all clouds pulled back
  —direction free and clear

(Villanova Pennsylvania: July, 2018) 
...

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

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My Advice As I Go
by Caren Krutsinger
There are many kind wonderful souls and others helping us from the magical place.
My advice, my child, as I prepare to leave you here, alone,...

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

Minds Morally Blind and Unkind
by john sensele
Deceit and duplicity, vengeance and vanity
Exploit our weaknesses and dissipate our souls’ strength
As arrogance cockroaches multiply their insanity
We diminish the strength of our faith 

The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, poems,

Solitude By The Reverie
by curtis johnson
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, ocean, peace, sound,

Welcome Into My World
by john sensele
Welcome into the world where I live
With the strength and fault
I care to share and give
To any soul who likes the vote

You need to nick
To...

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Rat Race
by Mary Wiede
Traveling near and far
Thinking of all the wonders to see
Take a moment to remember who you are
There are so many things I need to forgive...

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

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The Rat Race
by Gershon Wolf
          Angst
        Pressure
     Tension Builds
...

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Ninette | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, angst, anxiety, work,

IT TAKES TIME TO LIVE
by Odion Izegwire
::It Takes Time To Live::



We are fluid... 
In a world that is
Continuously evolving, Hardwired to meander the constant drops in the ocean
And adapt to the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, change, life,

SIGN OF THE TIMES
by Kim Rodrigues
SIGN OF THE TIMES

Stones will be thrown down. The temple succumbs like Lazarus.
  Inconceivable evil hurled inside and outside satan’s circle.
Good perceived as bad...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, christian,

Mad Dream
by niall fulham
 

Driving along in my automobile 
I looked up there was no wheel 
Foot on the brakes turned to cornflakes 
Found my self in the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, funny, happiness,

Daylight Savings Time Min Ute Effect On Me
by matthew harris
just moments ago, a dawning realization
     arose within this sol son begat
from ma late mother
     and octogenarian...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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BRACE FOR SPACE
by Line Gauthier


Getting older and falling from grace
Never left the town of my birthplace
Year after year working on the same data base
I’m suffering from a serious bout...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, adventure, fantasy, science fiction,

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Destination: Parts Unknown
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

First day incognito,
called my yesterday boss
On a new burner cell,
with a free burrito ad promo toss
Told her this was my courtesy job 
severance quitting HR...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, fun, jobs, perspective, satire,

fishing for my youth
by stephen pennell
The bike cross bar loaded , rods tied in place.
Gunns pools calling but there is, no race.
With it's fallen willow its a beautiful space
to forget...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, youth,

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GLIMPSES
by Leon Enriquez



Time halts a bit
Sense gap that fits
Surge of new wit


Space for a face
In sensuous trace
Buzz of rat race


Here by the way
Flings forth this day
As moments...

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

Our Struggles End at Death
by Modupe Sefunmi
Life isn't a fair haven. 
It is an intrigue roller coaster, 
an amusing rat race, 
an unending struggle until death. 
But one by one, 
we...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, death,

Male Space
by David Welch
The study all alone,
in the corner of the home,
where a man can think,
reflect and have a drink,
be free of charging kids,
of daily cares be rid,
read...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, freedom, how i feel,

What's The Secret Handshake
by Philip Scheidel
We sit here quietly every day in our little space,
Taking phone calls and doing our job better than most.
We’re just like everyone else here stuck...

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

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A Sloth's Life
by connie pachecho
A Sloth's Life

I'm your lil sloth hanging on a prayer
The bump on the log without any flair
Hail Mary full of grace
Leave me from this rat...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rat race, word play,