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Roll Call Poems | Examples of Roll Call Poetry

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List of Roll Call Poems

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'American Idiom' jamie brolin Enclosed Rhyme roll call, america, appreciation, freedom, hero,
The Hardships of Honesty - Neither Will I J.W. Earnings Free verse roll call, angst, conflict, emotions, endurance,
Remembering JW Nugent Free verse roll call, angst, anniversary, bereavement, death,
Midnight roll call Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Personification roll call, africa, leadership, satire,
Roll Call Jessica Amanda Salmonson Rhyme roll call, animal, bird, kids, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Soul Contract - Part 2 Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse roll call, dark, destiny, freedom, god,
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FINDING SOLACE john chizoba vincent Bio roll call, abuse, africa, anger, anxiety,
Is your name written in the Lamb's Book of Life Roxanne Dubarry I do not know? roll call, devotion, jesus, wisdom,
'The Grandstand' jamie brolin Narrative roll call, analogy, childhood, high school,
Premium Member Poem remembrance of our veterans doug pederson Rhyme roll call, freedom, remember, soldier, symbolism,

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Communication - Fornication - Comm-U-For-Nication
by T Wignesan
Communication + Fornication = comm-u-for-nication

kettle                    ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, cat, fantasy, humor, math,

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Nouveau Tourniquet
by Duncan R. M. Ferguson
Time now to leave my quiet place
Relished reprieve reinstated back in the race
Am l further from my destination?
Or closer to pain's manifestation?
Cards unseen still poised...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, uplifting,

Aging in a New Place
by Donal Mahoney
I can’t speak for other men but as I grow older I have found listening to my wife makes life easier. 

So when she said...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, age,

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Halloween Night
by Chelcie Darling




A Hallows Eve of trick or treating, elaborate costumes, candy eating,
       Lantern’s dimming upon nightfall, locked doors marks next...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, death, evil, fear, halloween,

Deaths Quota Flying High
by Kurt Philip Behm
The flowers all have scattered,
  borrowed feelings shout aloud

Mock funeral of celebration,
  grief false beneath their shrouds

The mourning congregation,
  to the tavern...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, death,

Poetry 101
by Joe DiMino
Let me see...paper--nothing too glossy:
even the novice
instinctively knows
last thing
a serious
or not so serious poet needs
is wasting time
attempting to adhere
skiddy words
to slick, skating surfaces.

Pencils--yes! Lots of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, allegory, inspiration, poems, poetess,

As the Foundation Sinks
by Alex Roth
the pantomiming madman squeals appeals
as tall gray shadows elongate along the wall
like black-hearted judges brewing venom
within their jowls bulging and anticipating
the reaping of tears and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, dark, deep, evil, imagery,

The Gardener
by Cameron Boyd
Wet skies
Grey dawn 
Blankets the coast.
Black rocks
Sea foam 
Triggers the most
Atlantic applause,
An encore to those
Just hearty enough
To make a life on The Rock.

And to answer...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, death, garden, memorial day,

Listen to the Warm - Distant Field
by Karam Misra
"It happens just because we need to want, and to be wanted too, when love is here or gone to lie down in the darkness...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, farewell, war,

Bloodbath in Parliment
by Christine Phillips
Destiny stretches its twisted arms
patching together its wounded flesh
Mercy cries out with mere oblivion 
Watching it dragging  its impotent body
And slowly gasping  for...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, community, metaphor, places, political,

BIRD BY BIRD
by Nola Perez
             grace a Anne Lamott

Among the ducks, who are autonomous, 
come and go...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, beautiful, bird, nature,

Resolve Is A Better Word
by Reason A. Poteet
acrostic

Regiments  of verse march in rhythm.
Eagerly they traipse word by word
Searching the theater of my mind.
Obeying this captain’s orders,
Longing to pass the roll call...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, allegory, military, soldier, writing,

Sonnet II
by Abbigail Carbajal
I have Cured the wok, so let us begin,
put it on high heat, and now let it be.
Get sesame oil and just pour it in...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, art, food, drug,

A Victim of the war
by Steven Siegel
A Victim of the war 
 * 
 Steve L. Siegel 
 December 2, 2014 
Once there lived a fine young city boy, 
once so...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, death of a friend,

Last Roll Call In memory of Sgt Greg Moore
by Laura Bonneville-Delacroix
In Memory of Sgt. Greg Moore: "Last Roll Call"
By Laura Bonneville Delacroix
I wanted you to help me climb the tree
I wanted you to be proud...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, death, death of a

Evil's Spell
by Ivor Davies
The Devil rose from Hades with a roll call in his hand.
The names he’d burned into his list were scorned throughout the land.
They’d lied and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, evil,

Judgement Day
by Ivor Davies
The Devil rose from Hades with a roll call in his hand,
the names he’d burned into his list, the worse throughout the land.
They’d lied and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, evil, heaven, introspection,

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LAMB AMONG THE LITERARY LIONS
by Rosemarie Rowley
LAMB AMONG THE LITERARY LIONS

Housewives, secretaries, the odd pro willing to stoop,
All came, delinquents, child prodigies, derelict old men
“All welcome” – the Chair of the...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, abuse, anti bullying, people,

Pity Me, or on Second Thought, Pity Them
by Kelsey May
What can I do?
My brethren - Dank. We are
not fit to wipe the asses of
these sons of the star of David -
and yet, we crush...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, bullying, heartbroken, jewish, patriotic,

Monday, 5th September 1960
by Rob Biden
With my cap on my head and my satchel in hand
I set off one day for a strange foreign land
No more for me my comfy...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: roll call, remember, school,