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Red Tape Poems | Examples of Red Tape Poetry

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

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List of Red Tape Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem COUNT PAT THE ARISTOCRAT Line Gauthier Limerick red tape, dream, fun, games, hope,
Premium Member Poem Defaulted Leaders Drake Eszes Free verse red tape, leadership, life, people,
Premium Member Poem I am not the person you see Kevin Shaw Sonnet red tape, how i feel, i
Premium Member Poem The blind alley ways liam mcdaid Verse red tape, faith, forgiveness, god, hope,
allpoetryDOTcom review gate low Rhyme red tape, 1st grade, 9th grade,
Ring fencing Initiative David Smith Imagism red tape, adventure, appreciation, best friend,
Like mother used to make John Smallshaw Rhyme red tape, anger, truth,
A cautionary tail Julian Scutts Didactic red tape, dog,
Red Tape Mark Woods Rhyme red tape, anger, animal, environment, farm,
Causualties of War Heather B Reynolds Rhyme red tape, angel, death, health, military,

I WILL NOT GO ASTRAY
by Kim Rodrigues
I WILL NOT GO ASTRAY


I had fired off curses, you’d forever been strong.
Like a crapshoot endeavor of a serious wrong.
I know i’ll reap my sowing,...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, love,

I am an Empty Soul
by Matthew Corbin
I am an empty soul; I simply have no drive, it’s a wonder that I can survive
I am too depressed and I feel no rest;...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, absence, angst, dark, sad,

Victimless Crimes
by John Beam
 I read the definition again Insanity
 What degree is Humanity
 None before the temple feast Profanity        ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, humor, word play,

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Why Is Red Tape Red
by Sunlite Wanter
Why Is Red Tape Is Red

Now why would you say red tape is red.
All I wanted was a form to be signed.
First It had to...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, fun, humorous,

Exposure
by Dave Rhumour
Exposure

All the pretence of innocence
The rules that one invents
Laws that must be seen to be
Beyond the reach of devilry

Those in power can circumvent
As they like,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, freedom, philosophy, political,

Branding, Ouch
by Molly Simkins
So I’ve heard that some kids are bullying each other

Over not having really expensive shoes or clothing cover

Wow.

When did we get so shallow?

If you have...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, middle school, political,

MATCH LIGHT IN DAYLIGHT
by CHICANO EDDIE
"MATCH LIGHT IN DAYLIGHT"

Sam Kinisin had laryngitis
the yellow brick road was checkered
 
a child stands in the corner 
for punishment
the woman in glasses screams
at 8:53...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, beautiful, birth, city, deep,

The Trump
by Trevor McLeod
When taken out of context
one can only be The Trump.
The media on the offense
and Donald as the chump.

With free speech for a convict
the media hopes...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, celebrity,

Rebuild With You
by Anthony Clifford
It's from the ground up, that we have to rebuild. Because our love is not dead but the trust has been killed. It's blood was...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, love, poems, poetry, together,

Broken World
by Christopher Goss
The world became broken
The moment words were spoken

An eradicating epiphany
Or perhaps a silent symphony

Life is simply a caricature of death
We're dead with our very first...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, anger, betrayal, corruption, political,

The Haunting of the Snark: An Anxiety in 13 Bits
by Jerome Malenfant
          (With apologies to Lewis Carroll)

"Just the place for a Snark!" the Chairman said,
  ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, humorous, nonsense, parody, science,

What have you done to me
by David Smith
Oh what have you done to me,
A city built in the name of Christ.

When an earthquake struck,
Destroying all my pretty clothing
And shaking  the flesh...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, abuse, betrayal, bullying, business,

MGC
by Tom Quigley
Straight rows of soft chairs, larval eyes stare blank
Absorbed by glowing colors on the wall
Their jaws slack, fetid whiff, unwashed and dank
Arrested minds the blue...

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Iambic Pentameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, america, political, power,

God Bless America- Land that I Love
by Bernadette Grove
It's Hard for me to say, but even harder to realize,
That everything I see is laced in pretty lies,
It's hard for me to be, as...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, absence, abuse, addiction, america,

Brexit
by Art Wielgus
The lash of European Union won’t tell us,
 how many thousands migrants
 we must take to our home
 or where to build
 for them temples...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, power,

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MY NAME IS TOMMY GUN
by Darryl Ashton
MY NAME IS TOMMY GUN


I'm just a British soldier,
Tommy Gun is my name,
I'm dressed in khaki denims
And I've never yearned
for fame.

I do the job they...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, war,

Dramedius Dhurnagg
by Dave Rhumour
Dramedius Dhurnagg had stories to tell
his journals were shown as blogs for a spell,
lonely for years in his room he did type,
though followed by many...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, fantasy, science fiction,

Last Train To Nowhere
by Scott Williams
I could hear the noise coming from his head
I chose the lesser of two evils quickly instead
I tried to move away and escape all the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, crazy, dark, deep, fear,

tortured
by scott thirtyseven
They sat him down
In a chair
In a large office
With a gorgeous window
With a fabulous view
And they sent in
One
Only one
That sole representative
Took from their briefcase
A roll...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, scary,

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Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent - 15
by T Wignesan
Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent – 15

The Republic’s an headless Monster to let
Power mad individuals pay to rent head
The State’s enmeshed in the Admin’s...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: red tape, political, violence, world,