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Retold Poems | Examples of Retold Poetry

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List of Retold Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Secrets of the Himalaya Regina LO Free verse retold, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem If You're Like Me Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse retold, childhood, green, health, integrity,
Premium Member Poem INTRODUCTION James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric retold, appreciation, assonance, forgiveness,
Premium Member Poem He Was Richard Lamoureux I do not know? retold, courage,
Premium Member Poem Repo Tale Retold --- Re-edited Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio retold, perspective, self, truth, wisdom,
Land of my Fathers Wendy Watson Couplet retold, beauty, daffodils, inspiration, song,
Premium Member Poem SoulTrain Scripture Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse retold, bible, gender, health, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Repo Tale Retold Freddie Robinson Jr. Bio retold, perspective, philosophy, slavery, truth,
For Sweetness Was His Curse Martins Deep Quintain (English) retold, death, deep, inspirational, lonely,
Mind Vybes Christen Foster Bio retold, feelings, freedom, introspection, psychological,

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Opinion and the Grapevine
by Okanagan Bell
An Opinion blindly thinks, but
Boldly speaks out loud
Judgment of...Perspective on...
Doesn't matter to the crowd
As quick as it leaves the lips, it's retold with words anew
Snowballs...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, allegory, humor, parody, perspective,

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An Inner Knowing, An Absolute Feeling, My Mystical Soul, Self
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
My words come from an innermost and secret place within me.  Hidden feelings
that I have veiled and concealed over the years.  Words that...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, feelings,

Your Home Is With Me
by shabana hunte
Many reasons left unsaid
For why I journey beyond your head
And why a space is left maintained 
For when you say "let's meet again"

Reasons for a...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, anniversary, anxiety, appreciation, cute

A Leaf's Journey
by Eugene Harvey
A medley of colorful shapes conceived
Sprouting in Spring, only to die in Fall,
A blessing beginning each day received
Life's divine gift delighting one and all.

Over a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, appreciation, celebration, earth, life,

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The Wake Of Sadness, In Youth's Brevity
by Robert Lindley
The Wake Of Sadness, In Youth's Brevity

Vagaries of wondrous youth I so miss
Sunset, its purple hues, her tender kiss
Bacon and fried eggs, waking to dawn's...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, age, deep, desire, future,

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STORIES FROM THE PAGES OF HISTORY
by Kim Rodrigues
a kid, me,
devises clever tricks.

a rope,
    a wagon,
        a two-wheeler,

and a kid inside,

like a horse...

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

To Remember
by Kurt Philip Behm
My currency, my letters,
  my legacy, their toll

Inscribed within the moment
 —perpetually retold

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2018) 
...

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

By-products Of a series Of Unfortunate Events
by Michelle Rensburg
Whether it be of stone or not 
The tower would still stand
Whether the water was of sea or sand
It would still flow

Whether the birds that...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, age, analogy, blessing, encouraging,

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The Magic of Love's First Moment
by Gary Bateman
The Magic of Love’s First Moment

It’s a very special time when suddenly you can’t eat,
And your thoughts and emotions are not all rational.

Your emotions ‘n...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, emotions, feelings, hope, identity,

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Stories
by Okanagan Bell
They fought the wars, to say "We're free" 
Ha! A code for;  "See...Follow...Be" 
You just think you have your own mind, but 
Long ago...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, forgiveness, freedom, history, peace,

mistakes
by Uros Smudja
I'm sitting by the fridge and my shirt is soaked in tears my back is cold and my cheeks are red and I'm choking back...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, depression,

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WellSung Stories
by Gerald Dillenbeck
No two songs
are sung exactly alike.
For if they were
they would be one sung song.

No two stories
unfold precisely uniform.
For if they did
they would become one united...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, depression, earth, humor, integrity,

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99 Years Ago
by James Edward Lee Sr.
O, but ask
I'm delighted to say
As I covenanted those views
O' alas
I'm caught at bay
Surrounded by tools

99 years ago

Ahh, enchanted chrisms
Covered in diamonds and pearls
Perils times
Travers...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, bereavement, celebration, engagement, remember,

Cabin In The Forest
by R. e. taylor
Cabin In The Forest

There have been stories
Told and retold forever
They say that there is a cabin
A magical home in the forest
Hidden beneath a thick canopy
Surrounded...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, child, childhood, children, happiness,

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Remembrance 2017
by Gordon Alexander
Remembrance day is here again 
The country pays it's respect
The veterans eyes show his pain
His head is bowed as he reflects

It's not just about the...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, history, military, remembrance day,

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Pickling Time
by PATRICIA CRESSWELL
Pickling Time

momma stood up 
and stretched
arms wide enough
to take us all in, more.
she had that look
the fall look,
there every year since 
I can remember.

well girls,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, autumn, family, growing up,

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POEM
by Leon Enriquez



A brief glyph
Buzz that trips


A new wave
Loss that saves


A mind field
Do you yield?


A false start
Feel your heart


A sigh brief
Sign sets grief


A huge stake
Words starve take


A...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, allusion,

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Tropical Retreat Of My Heart
by Thomas Hsi
Here I am in the land of the endless sun, 
A tropical paradise that compares to none, 
From the frolicking surf to the ancient trails,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, absence, break up, love,

Falling in Love with a Writer is a Faulty Design
by Renie Simone
Falling in Love with a Writer is a Faulty Design
We see things that other females
don’t pay a tuppence to.
Like a half-burned cigarette tail,
Your osculation of...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, beautiful, beauty, love, love

I Collect
by Sarah Kopp
I collect 
Something when we meet,
Knowing that these memories 
Will fade
As so many already have.

Sometimes, 
Fragile
Delicate.
Others,
Stories told
And retold.

But always questions.


...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: retold, books, feelings, giving,