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Recounted Poems | Examples of Recounted Poetry

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

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List of Recounted Poems

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Intimations Of My Late Mother As A Bachelorette matthew harris Ballad recounted, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Visit Me Dead Lawrence Sharp Free verse recounted, death,
Authenticated Addressed Partial Letter Circa 1970 part one matthew harris Free verse recounted, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Authenticated Addressed Partial Letter Circa 1970 part one matthew harris Free verse recounted, 10th grade, 11th grade,
WHEN THINGS HAPPEN Ogaga Eruteya Free verse recounted, encouraging, endurance, hope, hurt,
A Bissel Mashugga matthew harris Free verse recounted, 10th grade, 11th grade,
a stray tear doth adieu occasionally shed matthew harris Epitaph recounted, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Havana Nights Steve Zak Narrative recounted, lust, sexy, travel,
Her heart has been broken fauxcroft wade Free verse recounted, abuse, betrayal, faith, life,
Premium Member Poem The Remaining - PROLOGUE: Terra Firma and the Bitumen Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse recounted, angel, daughter, god, heaven,
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Original Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan J. Simons
A wince doth lurk wearing which wicked gaze,
Of conniving cast shadows ‘tween my windowpanes.

Gazing through the window’s diaphanous gelid glass, 
I see a flushing fluorescent...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, addiction, allusion, confusion, dream,

Beats, Fleets and Streets of Rage
by john sensele
Beats, fleets and streets of wits won’t quit over indiscreet tweets
Posted and pasted in error as you withdrew your succulent sweets
To banish and punish my...

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

Odyssey from Africa 14d
by Phil Salmon
Chapter 14d (King Ptolemy the second, cont.)

https://www.amazon.com/Odyssey-Africa-adventures-Phil-Salmon/dp/197392479X


“And upon the open ocean
Far from land in roving sail-ships
How to find the congregations 
Of the sharks and rays...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, adventure, africa, history, mythology,

steamy catching up
by Elvis Wanjohi
He said he was sorry, but she needed more than words. His eyes were still burning through hers and suddenly she felt a certain rush...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, africa,

70 Years Past Midnight - Part I
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover

-- January 30, Martyr's Day --

noble and martyred
wrapped in the colours they served
   nation in their legacy
      ...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, 10th grade, august, celebration,

Veteran's Day 2017
by MATTHEW harris
I just learned (via email) 
  from a close paternal relative Pamela Noblitt
that my paternal grandfather (Aaron Harris), 
   when in his...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, america, conflict, courage, dad,

Cart Blanche ALDI Time - part i
by MATTHEW harris
Joyous rapture awoke sleeping animalistic giant: 
carnal, feral, gonadal horniness in deed, when defiant

this primate crossed figurative 
   paths with a stunning woman...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, appreciation, cute love, integrity,

Honour
by Paul Warren
Honour is such an intangible thing
That to some people will ring
Down the years in history made
Recounted again in escapades

For wars and battles are fought hard
With...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, life, poems,

The Christmas When Santa Got Fat
by Judy Jaisinghani
The Christmas when  Santa got Fat 

Kris Kringle rubbed his belly; he was feeling really hungry indeed
Mrs Claus had put him on a diet...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, children, christmas, fantasy, fun,

Menagerie Memories
by Michelle Morningstar
As I opened the velvet box 
I was suddenly flooded with a wealth of memories...
The smells, the sights, the sounds of a happy childhood almost...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, childhood,

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Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate, for THIRU-VALLUVAR
by T Wignesan
Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate

         For Thiru-Valluvar, the “nameless” author of 
the...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, beauty, character, creation, god,

The Askance Chapter 5 Part 5d
by Joel Lee
In my world nevertheless, these reasons compels me to be alone
For no one can even begin to comprehend to things of unknown
Whether a curse or...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, imagination,

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The Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan J. Simons
Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, anxiety, confusion, deep, dream,

On The Road To Damascus Part One
by Roy Merritt
ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS
By Roy Merritt
(A Humorous take on the life of the Apostle Paul)

I was on the road to Damascus to give them...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, humor, religion, silly, ,

Shape Of The Nation
by Earl Schumacker
     Shape Of The Nation (an oval precaution)

News outlets draw the line at racism
Pencil gray, color blind and crayons ready
Fantasies replace...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, absence, abuse, art, conflict,

You didn't tell all, mother
by Sourabh Singh
You didn’t tell all, mother!

In front of profusely smoking lamp,
Fighting with stubborn darkness,
In dim light
While brushing up alphabet lessons
You told me 
That this would imbue...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, appreciation, care, desire, education,

Silence
by Lebo Bopalamo
It's time for silence...
but a piercing voice rolls
through the valleys
It pitches unseen through
lifted eyebrows
And winds around
a cry for lost trinkets
dispersed in sandy winds

It rings like...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, lost love,

What Will Be Remembered
by Lydia Jerotich
When never to come back you go
No one will mention you had a big toe
Not even the beauty of your nails will be said
But it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, absence, anniversary, beautiful,

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How Do I Love Thee
by Eileen Manassian
How do I love thee, let me count the ways
Now give an ear to hear what my Heart says
Give audience to Mind to speak at...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, love,

THANKS FOR THE GRACE
by LEWIS NYAGA
We have loved and we have lost
We have rejoiced in times of merry
We have delighted in the many gifts

The recounted stories and tales
The gifts and...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: recounted, thanks, thanksgiving,