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Rhyme Or Reason Poems

Rhyme Or Reason Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of rhyme or reason poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for rhyme or reason.

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Premium Member My Phone Dings for No Reason
My phone dings for no reason.
I am not playing video games.
I am not trying to speak to a friend.

I am sitting in the living room
And I hear my phone dinging in the kitchen.
I pick it up and stare at it.

There...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Crazy
Mental Health
aka Crazy

The very topic is inclusive of the word, 
that haunts our every step from birth;
until our last breath. 

Fear has no power except that which we give it. 
Knowing that we are all passing away, 
every day of...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, child abuse, death, discrimination, grandchild, heaven, loneliness,
Form: Narrative
Your artistic interpretations regaled these deux mopic eyes
(otherwise titled psalm to
Amelie Beth by Matthew Scott,
his genuine, gluten free and non GMO
poetic non fake appreciative guise.)

Ah, thee availed me reason to craft
a poem with rhyme or reason,
when I beheld unexpected email
exemplifying Christmas season
triptych most handily drawn pictures
by southpaw...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, corruption,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Just breathe
POEM " JUST BREATHE " by martin gedge

Whenever I'm around you from my heart I must confess
the words don't find onto my lips still pounding on my chest
there is no rhyme or reason for the crazy things I do
but in...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, care, crazy, crush, cute, emotions, fate, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Praise of Reindeer Poop
All I want for Christmas is a chainsaw
And Stanley Black and Decker is the brand for me.
As my yard is skewed with many leaves and pine cones
All stealthy delivered by my neighbor's tree.

Now Santa... I've gone and asked my neighbor
To...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, christmas, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Irrelevant boyhood arcane flotsam and jetsam
Irrelevant boyhood arcane flotsam and jetsam...

Impossible mission to jettison
nonetheless laughter iz best medicine
more enjoyable with vignette aye fabricate
(think swifty taylor harried style)
ah... voila - metaphorical light bulb Edison
would appreciate.

Martha Groff a classmate
the youngest of four progeny
born approximately nine months after...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Me Like You Mean It
Feathered touch from 
your warm gentle hands
Tickling my silky thoughts 
make me understand
Goosebumps race down 
my trembling spine
Electrifying anticipation 
emotions so divine
Read my body as you whisper
in hushed loving tones
You see my heart holds all
my delicious pleasure zones
Let our hearts...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, love, together, true love,
Form: Rhyme
Memento Memories
Another White Christmas
coming down
hard ...
Asphalt bitter cold
Danny Boy blues ain’t o-Kaye-o     
Broken glass Dean-o voice
Martini sing in absinthe stinging
d minor   ~   Road to Hope got
Crossed 'B' out Bing-o

Another whiteout Christmas
Domino tears
falling
Twenty below...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, addiction, depression, holiday, pain, sad,
Form: Free verse
Love
Love can sneak up at the least moment you expect it to
It will surprise and quickly take 
hold of you 
No rhyme or reason how life falls
Into place 
Just sit back and enjoy it, its not
a race
Savor each day with...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Twisting Tumbleweed
Johnny spent all his time hustling
Finally found himself in the lap of luxury
All the cash he had
Was so damn comforting
That somehow the clown
Had begun to think
That there was nothing he
Could do
That could bring him back to 
That struggle he,
Knew well
But...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, addiction, appreciation, career, depression, grief, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Awoke with existential nihilism since birthday one
(Otherwise titled poetic
gobbledygook trot -
oven chilly cooked confusion eliciting
faint thanks a lot
unbeknownst this tasteless,
senseless, rhymeless... lettered

Rorschach test tease I jot
interpretation, viz hitting
analogously like amorphous melted ingot
watch yourself...
d's lines iz still smok'n HOT,
now I puzzle regarding how

to extricate mess elf aye...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Free verse
Not That I Care

I created you to serve me 
To be with me
Without you
With my breath and pulse
My actions do not vibe
There is no meaning or purpose
They do not rock my world
With any jolt or pace 
Rhyme or reason. 

Not that I care
If...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, confidence,
Form: Free verse
Iamb beak peck tammy eater
Every friggin day
mother hen runs amuck,
while all chicken's
beady eyes appear awestruck
drawing particular
agitation, irritation, perturbation...

of Punxsutawney (Doctor) Phil
(well grounded) woodchuck,
the latter glaring at henpecked
yours truly rifled
tail feathered rooster,
whether communicating 

nonverbal sympathy
towards me, a garden variety
Gallus gallus domesticus  dumbstruck,
who doth make...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, abuse, father, grave, marriage, relationship, solitude, strength,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member WORDS-JUST WRITE-CONTEST

"Words can cause life or death~ So choose them     wisely."
                    
      ...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, words,
Form: Etheree
run to the light of the moon
there is no rhyme or reason to what follows, just thinking out loud. 

WIP

i can hear your soul ripping apart
i can see your hot tears as they fall from your scorched eyes
i can smell the burning crisp of your skin...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, anger,
Form: Free verse
Sanctions
Written By:  D. Collins 6/20/19


By starving the people, we're hoping they will revolt.
But, that may not come to be the end result.
Those same people may see us from a different view.
Through the eyes of malice by us appeasing the...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, anti bullying, nonsense,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member STRAIN

Music have a simple beginning,

Unfinished can be a symphony,

There are no rhyme or reason for music,

An ear to hear and a mouth to sing.


Date: 06/16/2019...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Eerie Feeling
An eerie feeling is heavy upon spring's air
Years experience tell the poet something is going 
                    To happen
Whether here or there...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Broken Wing - words of hope for a young cancer patient
In the woods beyond the city lights,
Stood a tree that knew no fear of heights,
An oak majestic, its foliage lush,
The perfect home, both safe and plush.

A family of thrushes claimed it as their own,
To raise their brood and see them...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, analogy, cancer, family, fear, hope, innocence, miracle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CLIMATE CHANGE


Seasons were four 
Driving our calendar
Regular like clockwork
Now reduced to a
An unpredictable mishmash
With little rhyme or reason



Submitted on February 2, 2019, for contest PITHY PANTS 2 sponsored by MAUREEN McGREAVY
...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, angst, change, confusion, environment, planet, seasons, weather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Write
From sources unknown, a song is grown,
Sunk into the stem of a cerebellum’s bone.

By which aperture does such a flood flow in?
I cannot tell if either rhyme or reason may begin.

The spurs of sudden sparks click the heels beneath a...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, art, confusion, life, poems, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Couplet
Wide Awake At Two Plus Hours After Midnight
Wide Awake At Two Plus Hours After Midnight...
(actually, now at present time juiced 
well nigh high noon same day)

On this January nineteenth
tooth thousand and nineteen
dogged by an earlier notion
searching soul to glean,
(while at Collegeville Diner)
above place previously wrought 
poem hammered...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, change, fear, happy birthday, husband, identity, journey,
Form: Free verse
Baby Face What's You Thinkin
A baby face thinking alone
where all the smiles have gone.

I look utterly amazed all around me 
when with my mother I often go out,
angry faces of high strung people I see,
without any rhyme or reason they shout.

Faces covered by clouds...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, anger, baby, emotions, smile, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AND SO IT BEGINS
And so it begins
The game of life
The dominos of love
Falling where they may
The timer activated
Fresh out of a box
Learning the rules 
As we go along
No plan or ruse
No rhyme or reason
Just out for some fun
Moving game pieces
Taking turns
At winning and...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, destiny, emotions, fun, games, life, passion, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Demonic pain
For those who don’t believe to the ones that must see 
maybe this story I tell will make you believe in that place called hell.
For I was possessed by a demon without rhyme or reason
It was that moment my pain...Read More
Categories: rhyme or reason, addiction, cancer, depression, drug, grief, mental illness,
Form: I do not know?