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Rationalizing Poems | Examples of Rationalizing Poetry

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List of Rationalizing Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Aura Manya Saxena Blank verse rationalizing, anxiety, bible, color, dark,
Premium Member Poem The Brass Ring Sandra Weiss Rhyme rationalizing, conflict, emotions, faith, journey,
Dawn Alison Wimmer Free verse rationalizing, analogy, dark, growing up,
Follow The Locusts curtis johnson Free verse rationalizing, america, anxiety, change, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Saddened Squirrel connie pachecho Free verse rationalizing, angst, anxiety, betrayal, emotions,
Abecedarian aka Alphabet Poems Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen Abecedarian rationalizing, angst, word play, words,
Love Means Loyalty Tom Quigley Acrostic rationalizing, character, childhood, father daughter,
The Stalker Samantha DeWitt Acrostic rationalizing, fear,
Tangible Thought Michael Zavaletta Rhyme rationalizing, age, computer, fantasy, imagination,
Seafood Valencia Paella michael tor Didactic rationalizing, appreciation,

Into Grey
by Richard Craig
Near vacant reason
Absolute truth vanishes
Rationalizing...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, truth,

New Blood
by Barbara Campbell
Defenses of the Mind

Mechanisms employed as defense
Unconscious pretense
Unrevealed
A protective shield
Inner truths hard to bare
Held safely there
Defenses, the living ghost
Rationalizing, one of a host
The do not...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, psychological,

Covering your tracks
by David Brown
Rationalizing a lie
is like trying to 
cover your tracks
in the snow

Only more snow
can truly cover
your tracks

Only honesty
can cover the
marks your
lie has made
on a heart...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, trust, truth,

Laying Down
by Madison Mittelbrun
When you’re laying down in the dark and you’re all alone
That’s when the thoughts come pouring in
Like an everlasting gobstopper
These thoughts keep changing from one...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, deep, inspirational, life, lonely,

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Exquisite Pain and Joy
by Eileen Manassian
There is exquisite pain
In being offered a beautiful gift
Fine the wrapping
The bows beautifully beguiling
The attached card:
Love’s testament in writing

Everything indicates
The contents are perfect
What lies inside
Can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, giving,

Mediateness
by Abdullah Alhemaidy
Ah! 'Life Stands And Delivers'
What about this!?
Rationalizing is in between stinginess and squandering
With respect to mediateness.
Bravery is in between cowering and recklessness
Tolerance is in between...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, wisdom,

hope - part one
by Malkavian Raven
for you, m
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pale horse led by shrouded spectre through foggy thicket
dark days behind them illuminated by soaring ember skies
saturated soil slick under their feet impeding...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, anger, devotion, hope, lonely,

Untitled
by Eileen Trout
It starts in the pit of my stomach
this burning fueled by hurt and anger
I feel it move up into my chest
like an explosion ready to...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, addiction, anger, self, strength,

Fear not the time is now
by bulinya martins
Fear not for the time is now
Erected, stand and declare freedom
Arm yourself with axioms of humanism
Rationalizing the essence of being
...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, allegory,

Lesson From A Frog
by Cynthia Buhain-Baello
Man prides himself with intelligence
Human Logic rationalizing,
But what he really lacks is Patience
When the moment requires some waiting.

Today a frog in blithe expertise,
Had some short...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, inspirational,

SEXINESS
by Sidney Beck
SEXINESS

Knowing me as a sensitive and caring person,
What I find sexy, as you may have suspected,
(Although by rationalizing the situation it will only worsen)
Is based...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, romance, me, may, me,

Zoomanity
by DM Swanson
Zoomanity

Ponderous pretense 
blindsiding any ability to cope, to hope, the 
fabric of reality gropes, worn 
Torn, promises shredding like swilly alibis	
Hoovers and fakers 
backing into...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, political

No's
by DM Swanson
No’s


Talking to themselves in the third person
Detached, separate, 
ominous—a stilted nuance that does want to know  
Abrupt attention spans lashing out as the deadends...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, political, urban

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Jimmy Anderson
Dr. Jekyll
Diabolical, villainous
Experimenting, killing, hating
Murder, schizophrenia, man, husband
Loving, caring, rationalizing
Gentle, friendly
Mr. Hyde...

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Diamante | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, death, fantasy, father, mystery

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Buffy's Song
by ahellas Alixopulos
I just heard Buffy's song
for the first time in many years.
It brought me to tears,
because it reminded me of 
how much I have changed,
how far...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, introspectionme,

rogue
by Jo Bien
thought that I was in control
my mind manipulates my heart
now it seems my heart went rogue 
and struck out on its own

guess it got tired...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, loveheart, heart,

I'm Sorry, Lord
by Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
I’m Sorry, Lord
     By Dane Smith-Johnsen

I’m Sorry. Oh, dear Lord, my God.
While imperfect on this earth I trod.
Forgive me, sins of...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, forgivenesslove, me, sorry,

The Road to Nowhere
by Stacy Stiles
It seems I’ve traveled this path,
too many times to count.
A road which leads to nowhere,
mentally unable to dismount.

It was an easy route to follow,
for demands...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, introspection, life, loss, sad,

Evolution
by Sue Mason
Lizard Brain begins
to approach pleasure
and avoid pain
awakening a hypocampus
for safety
within the herd.
Slowly snapses fire
to begin thinking,
growing human,
rationalizing ... 
surely it must be
the neocortex
to overcome and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, history,

Just like my Daddy
by Steven Dawson
Just like My Daddy
 
It started a long time ago as a kid, I was still young
 
Rebelling against the law, back talking adults, but...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rationalizing, depression, family, life, people,