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Running Poems | Examples of Running Poetry

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

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List of Running Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Disappearing Anna Inspirefromwithin.co.nz Rhyme running, absence, abuse, sorrow, sorry,
To the one I'm trying to love Celine Tran Rhyme running, feelings, love hurts, sad
Define love again C Evans Free verse running, love,
The Power and the 'Poweries' faysunKle fay's unKle Prose running, power, society,
Premium Member Poem Emmas Garden Winged Warrior Rhyme running, beautiful, celebration, flower,
Detoxification Robertina B. Free verse running, growth, joy, life, silence,
The work of some Sadagopan sankaranarayanan Rhyme running, how i feel, people,
Words without manners Michael Robinson Rhyme running, emotions, feelings, social, society,
Mantle Place Phish Funk Slam Christopher Flaherty Free verse running, sad, slam,
I Fought To Get Out Of Bed Fel Fel Rhyme running, abuse, anxiety, deep, depression,

DIG DEEP
by Francis Crasto
From the deep dark corners of my brain I strain to bring to the surface
the answers I've locked deep, so deep within...Like the matter inside...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, deep,

TRAPPED
by DIANE PERNA
TRAPPED

I run through life wounded with a steel jawed trap
ensnared onto my foot restricting my life’s essence.
Day in and day out I’m never able to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, animal, anti bullying, anxiety,

cocaine trail leads to factory on hampstead heath photo link
by gate low
cocaine trail leads to factory on hampstead heath ( photo link ) 18.10.18

i was out snorting
but not cold for october
was going to do reporting
ended up...

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Clerihew | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

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Summer days
by Lifes Tapestry
in the summer days of melting ice-cream 
joy and laughter as the young players scream 
delighting in the bays ebb and flow, wet 
with not...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, summer,

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Summer
by Lifes Tapestry
in the summer days of melting ice-cream 
joy and laughter as the young players scream 
delighting in the bays wet, ebb and flow 
with not...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, summer,

THE RETRIBUTION
by Paris Thulare
By Parizo Van Thulare

When sadness shuts the heart 
Loneliness enters the brain 
Happiness evades
Emptiness unlocks the gates
 
The last tear drops 
That true love stops
No...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, anger,

Touch of Death
by Sadagopan sankaranarayanan
At the doorstep, someones beckoning me.
Am being pulled into a deep void.
Pitch dark with an eerie aura.
Plagued by darkness I stumble forward
oh where are you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, death,

THE SPIRIT OF HER MOM
by Jim Yerman
I’ve only seen her once…in the early morning calm….
looking into our window…the spirit of her mom.

I had been out running…(this is when I used to...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, love, mother, mother daughter,

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CLOWN CONTRA
by nette onclaud




Should I uncurl and curl my  hair 
dripping with  rancid gel,
paint emojis on this forehead
then wear a lousy skirt, inverted--
For some flair, tuck...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, crazy, image,

Pen Paper Couple- 4th Anniversary Special Poem
by PYG's Whisper
They call my style old boring art 
But please tell me what they know about me? 
When I say “slam” everybody looks at me and...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, art, career, dream, poetry,

Waves of Emotions - Swim in Serenity's Safe and Sound Significance
by J.W. Earnings
I'm smart when I'm in my shell of solitude
Waiting till you're gone
So I can wear this attitude of gratitude
Bug off, bad attitude
I don't mean to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, angst,

Strange Just Got Stranger
by Piercing Words
Cows moo
Cats meow,
Dogs bark like woof-woof
And humans talk:
Talk forever and ever.

Times so twisted these days:
The arm goes round and round!
Like the circles in the sky-
And...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, i am, identity, imagery,

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Lost Love
by Victor Buhagiar
I feel the throb of pain in my heart
Inspite the passage of the time
The memories are still with me,
Of sunny days and memorable nights,
Of laughter...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, lost love,

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equates to a single blood vessel in the vast depth called myself
by Lifes Tapestry
Robyn
unique, generous, wondrous, enigmatic, hopeful 
Sister of Madonna, Gail, Chris, Diane and Heather
Lover of life, puzzles, people's laughter and language
Who feels loves intensity with hope
Who...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, friend,

Back inside
by Alex Evans
Back inside. Back safe and sound.
Wrapping up another broken heart from trusting too quickly.
Should’ve laughed and left when I had the option to. Running out...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, mental illness, writing,

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Autumn
by Andrea Dietrich
September has ended although the warmth lingers
as over gold fields sun is running long fingers.

October will come in, bedazzling trees
while leaves bright and beautiful dance...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, autumn,

bassoon musicman
by Allan Terry
to know you is to love you
it's like I'm invisible
there is know loving without you
just than, I realized
there's no one like you
I'm not shamed to...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, love, music,

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Pride
by Carol Connell
This, the list topper
a drop zone to the bottom
downward ride, slick sin of pride
you think you stand tall
but your rise, God does despise
in due season...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, bible, god, judgement, people,

Catching the Wind
by Mugisho Theophile
Days and nights, he spent running
To collect a Rose for his inner room
Nicely Roses smell, and gorgeous they are. 

On the one he wanted to...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, adventure, analogy, inspiration,

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The Baby Buck
by Caren Krutsinger
Feeling sorry for the little deer hiding in my yard today
A buck
A baby
Teeny tiny antlers beginning to sprout
The first day of deer season
Will they let...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: running, animal,