Work Sestina Poems

These Work Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Work. These are the best examples of Sestina Work poems written by international poets.


Six Views of a Sickening World by J. Amorose
Replace the desolate words I speak without intention
With my intended poetry – a burst of fresh light
In a forlorn bedroom filled with buckets of darkness!
As...

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Categories: dark, light, world war

The Fool by Cole Mileaf
Try to think of what makes you laugh.
Is it people being hurt or people who work hard?
When you think, consider naughty words and sin.
What is...

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Categories: class, integrity, money, repetition,



Humane Struggle by Graphite Drug
In the Congolese Jungle three men are training for a mission.
They train to detain and disarm poachers.
They hope this will be the conclusion of their...

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Categories: africa, animal, conflict, environment,

Cross Species Awareness by Graphite Drug
Cross Species Awareness

Beneath a calm ocean, man watches a shark.
They are same in size, but one has advantage.
Man is wearing a wet suit and long...

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Categories: adventure, animal, environment, fish,

Nuts by Samuel James
Everyone has to stand
Either side of the belt
In two big lines.
Line managers fill
Reserve boxes full of nuts.
Then comes the chocolate.
A column of chocolate.
We have to...

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Categories: change, class, community, irony,

Count to Ten by Reason A. Poteet
To every zephyr comes a bold quest
and every squall can whisper regret.
Those who will take the deeper breath
are those who gain a discerning spirit. 
The...

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Categories: introspection, passion,

Premium MemberSomething New by Joyce Johnson
A long rainy afternoon and I
have time to work with complicated form
of poetry, I've been too taxed to try.
With flower show successfully completed,
the convention starting...

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Categories: writing,

Premium MemberAngelic Callings by Debbie Guzzi
Words on a page, sounds, Mother's calling
soft tones rose from leather tomes sweetly,
through rouged lips they tumble with love.
Lullabies call through the coldest of nights
as...

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Categories: child, faith, hope, morning,

Meow by Nancy Jones
Cattiness, it doesn't work
nor do cherry cheese cake or
romantic northern lights,
fairies, unfortunality
anniversaries and the like.
Make it better for me baby

Lioness has surface value
silky sultry claws...

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Categories: animals, baby, me, baby,

Premium MemberPremise of Joy by Charles Henderson
Joy cannot be raised as though it ride the back of a song.
It is a gift and for that we should laud the giver with...

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Categories: upliftinglife, heart, beach, day,

A cyclical life by Lorrie Scheider
Here in the heavy depths of insolent woes,
We gesture and talk and waste our time,
Staking claim to each minute of our earthly life,
Running the hours...

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Categories: life, lovewords, metaphor, beauty,

Cemetary Sestina by Mary Hartong
Several
times I have walked by Arlington Cemetery
and felt my face wilt.
I’ve waded through Washington D.C’s ever-present puddles
to work every day and thought of stopping, reading...

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Categories: sestina, hope

THE DREARINESS OF AN EMPTY HOME by Andrew Crisci
After a hard day's work,
these weary feet drag me home,
with the urge of pulling the cork
from the red wine chilling in the cooler;
and smell steaming...

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Categories: funny, health, imagination, inspirational,

A GRIM OUTLOOK by Andrew Crisci
Prices rising:  the reality of this plunging economy,
thriftiness and frugality are greatly demanded
in order to survive, and having less to spend
is a deterrent to...

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Categories: depression, hope, loss, people,

MY WORK REMAINS IN DOUBT by Andrew Crisci
Literary awards honor the prolific writers of any age,
and the ones who make the Best Seller's list: 
large sums of money will precede fame;
congratulations to...

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Categories: thank you

FOR THE SAKE OF HUMANITY... by Andrew Crisci
Writing deeply and avidly
is another way of coping,
if seeing that not-so-pleasant reality;
and feeling the presence of truth,
encourages one to reveal oneself
and being true to all...

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Categories: uplifting, workme,

Sestina Style: O Wherefore Thou is Thy Sestina Angelina? by MC MC
 (WORK IN PROGRESS)

O ,wherefore thou ,is thy Sestina Angelina?
she is not here ., thy love thy dove
thou angel eyes hover...oft high above
Tis thyself, a...

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Categories: angst, depression, fantasy, hope,

The Passage by Hannah Goddard
A young man’s walk was careful,
As he strode through the passage. 
The walls were dotted with a red
That refused to be washed away with water.
The...

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Categories: adventure, angst, death, devotion,