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Rough And Ready Poems

Rough And Ready Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of rough and ready 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 rough and ready.

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Premium Member Rough and Ready I Am
Fighting my way to the top again
Competing
Evaluating
Editing
Completing
Myself
Against 
The best
Me I have been
or can ever be.
Self improvement.
Rough and ready, waiting and learning.

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Categories: rough and ready, 10th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Fighting My Way to the Top Again
Fighting my way to the top again
Competing
Evaluating
Editing
Completing
Myself
Against 
The best
Me I have been
or can ever be.
Self improvement.
Rough and ready, waiting and learning.

...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, 10th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: List
Premium Member After Easter



Hawkish angels with golden bows
chase away shawnee and wolves.
A sinewy faith built the rough and ready.
We were pleased to claim this land
for Jesus.

Despite the tornadoes,
we continued to raise
Midwest cities
from a leather flogged bible.
We were conceived in closets
where ancestral bones watched.
Buried...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Pondering Of A Puddle


Ponded and becalmed after the downpour, lying in shining stillness, I reflect an earthly existence; above me newly leafed limbs, and beyond, the beauty of motley skies in the afternoon’s brightening quietude. On the side of a country backroad, I...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, april, destiny, fate, imagination, introspection, life, nature,
Form: Haibun
No FAKE Fire Drill
No "FAKE" Fire Drill

Residents at high
     land manor apartments
     (aside from myself)
     got rudely awakened -
     by what sounded
     like...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, 11th grade, 8th grade, angel, character, fate,
Form: Free verse



On Two Old Characters at the Bus Stop
“Well now,
I’ve enough dirty knickers to be washin’,
That’s why I never got married”.

Now listen to them talk
For it’s hard not to.
He never got married 
or any of that other nonsense
That people bother with.
This friendly meeting at Stop No. 2-
Two warm...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, character, city, friendship, humor, humorous, meaningful,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member ButtercupShalimarCat
ButtercupShalimar was a cat, that was white
She was fluffy and furry and real girl girly.
One day, in a baskety in the bedrommy,
She had six kittiebabies with big, big loud cries . . .
Mew mew mew MEW! They all cried and,...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, children, word play,
Form: Free verse
The long and distant connection
Amongst the rough and ready she waits.
Her ears pitched only for the music that will lift her up,
her eyes searching for the words and images that will inspire,
her heart yearning for that one, the one for which she has no...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, internet, longing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member If You Could See In Me
If you could see, the inside of me
What would you view, that you would want to see
For inside of me for any given year
Is loaded with music, it's my driven steer

Whether it's Rock with Deep Purple
Or Wish You Were Here...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, history, musicme,
Form: Rhyme
why
WHY………….

Why does my heart beat so slow
Is it because I have to let my baby go
I have to leave your warm embrace
Its just too much for me to face

Why does the river of tears never dry
It seems without you all...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, lost love, lovebaby, me, heart, baby, heart,
Form: I do not know?
Bruiser, A Bichon Frise
Bichon Frise

Rough and ready

Ultimate companion

Intellectual breed

Shadow by my side

Ever so playful

Regal little dog...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, animals, pets
Form: Acrostic
Big Hands Don
BIG HANDS DON
I s’pose I’ve been a cowboy since I was just a ‘teen
But I was herd’n bad guys, see I cowboy’d for the queen

I rode with lots of partners up and down the asphalt trail
Those that cut the corners...Read More
Categories: rough and ready, cowboy-western, funny, smile,
Form: Cowboy