Shelter Poems | Examples of Shelter Poetry

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Details | Carpe Diem | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shelter, war,
the prophet
by ej Sansam
the prophet arose from his prayers
and scanned the horizon
"they will be here soon"

two hours or so to moonrise 
with little protection in sight
and with no...

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Categories: shelter, allegory,
diversos vicios y virtudes
by Adeyemi Joshua
For she'd said to us:
'Your friend is proud,
Pushing up his wretched arms,
Merging claims with ego,
Elating his soul in folly:
For pride goes before destruction.'
Prunning her words...

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Details | I do not know? | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shelter, analogy, december, giggle, imagination,
the better late than never free admission confessio
by matthew harris
...exhortations against Ole Saint Nick
(alternately titled untold treasured shenanigans of Santa)

his elves and reindeer discovered only 
by colluding via "FAKE" fluke 
did I manage to...

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Categories: shelter, 10th grade, 11th grade,
exhortations against Ole Saint Nick
by matthew harris
the (better late than never) 
free admission confession, exhortations against Ole Saint Nick

treasured untold shenanigans of Santa, 

his elves and reindeer discovered only 

by colluding...

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Categories: shelter, abuse, allusion, america, anger,
Illumination Two
by Mario Vitale

illumination through a blessed brigade
to bask in the great expanse between time & space
equate logic for love swept underneath the rug
pulling teeth out in the...

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Categories: shelter, america, analogy, animal, appreciation,
The Difference I
by Mario Vitale

we each achieve through our sweet relief
a cause to be sweet between the sheets
out of the seventh sign take things in fine
the swift bulwark of...

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Categories: shelter, how i feel,
DENTED CANS
by Anisha Dutta
     DENTED CANS
                  ...

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Categories: shelter, winter,
Premium MemberWinter Blues
by Victor Buhagiar
The mistral cold wind blew incessantly wild,
Winding in the streets, its glacial currents in and around
The apartment blocks where all frosted windows
Were tightly secure. ...

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Categories: shelter, poems,
Robins love song
by Wendy Rycroft
Robins love song
Picture by Alan L Boles

Come to me...my darling...my love,
My beautiful one,
Look at my colours,
Robin calls....
Whistling his mating songs,

My kisses are sweeter than wine,
I've...

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Categories: shelter, blue, sad love, winter,
Premium MemberWinter Blues
by Janis Thompson
Winter Blues

If you have to lose a love then
not in winter
when words are cold and eyes are 
closed to light
while watching falling snowflakes you remember
a...

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Categories: shelter, day, journey, rain, river,
Bicycle
by Albino Mattioli
The sun has centered me
into a fascinating glare,
humble reason
amongst simple people
no to be misplaced.

They carry a hidden regret,
that constant abstraction	
makes them survive
the unnamable decline,
those empty...

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Categories: shelter, cat, heart, humanity,
Premium MemberCrazy Cat Lady
by Melissa Tracy
He gave her an inch and she took a mile
He'd do or say just about anything to see her smile
With a huge heart of gold,...

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Categories: shelter, culture, life,
Outside Time
by Bob Ewing

Haze skirts the hills.
The day will break hot.
Now though, I step
Into a space where
Manufactured time does
Not exist.

As I slip through the threshold,
The mundane world vanishes...

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Details | Light Poetry | Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shelter, animal,
Premium MemberThe Fox is a Winter Sleeper
by Maurice Rigoler

	I
A fox in the snow, frozen. 
Perhaps a day or two. Yet still as beautiful 
as when he felt his small body falling
 
under his...

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Categories: shelter, 12th grade, earth,
Last Words On Earth
by Sayeed Abubakar
If I leave earth, I wish to leave saying it
to the whole world: ‘I have no sorrow in mind.'
‘No sorrow I have'—writing these words and
wreathing...

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Categories: shelter, beautiful, courage, cry, daughter,
Beautiful Mum
by Bhavini Chohan
Mum, 
you are beautiful as the crystal moon,
pure as taste of water,
radiant as candle light,
your voice, a sound in the guzzling wind.
Your love endless. and...

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Categories: shelter, 12th grade, america,
better I gave my life to you lord
by Anathi Nompondo
Am grateful to the lord 
That I get to cross
This year to the next
Complete 
What can I ask more 

There were ups and downs 
This...

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Categories: shelter, hope, nature, sad, solitude,
Premium MemberA WALK ON A DUSTY OLD ROAD
by Line Gauthier
One night
When I was tired, scared and sad
And the sun was low
I went out for a walk
On a dusty old road
Alone
Here was my refuge, my...

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Categories: shelter, spiritual,
A King Lamenting
by Adeyemi Joshua
A king entered in a robe,
Clothed in a raiment of
Multitudous colors:
Vast and enormous is he,
Occupying matters of matters,
Spaces of Spaces.
His presence accomodates no vacuum.
Before him...

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Categories: shelter, absence, longing, love,
Premium MemberReflection of a cherry blossom tree
by Silent One
Reflection of a cherry blossom tree,
mirrored upon a calm river by pale moonlight.
Its fragile buds falling with the light breeze,
float away with the flow of...

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Categories: shelter, birthday,
Lord s Loving Arm
by Bernard F. Asuncion
M-ind the Lord's loving arm, 
E-arly fifth of January; 
L-ife embraced in warmth
I-s lived in the blaze of glory.
N-ote the Lord's loving arm
D-oes touch the...

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Categories: shelter, bird, winter,
Thrush
by DM Babbit
I wonder why of late
 only certain birds come to the feeding plate.
In spring a blend of every species
 appears fluid as hungry and needy.
Winter...

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Categories: shelter, dark, fear, symbolism, visionary,
Premium MemberFungi Fear
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Prophetic year of the mushroom
Day one message: 
nuclear madness is on the bloom
Usher in the house of bedlam
into a R.S.V.P. underground shelter mansion,
settle into concrete...

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Categories: shelter, nature, winter,
Premium MemberA Mid-Winter Night
by Denis Barter
Moonlight oft softens the summer night,
but comforts are few, in the deep of night
when winter arrives with its vicious bite,
and we shiver to see our...

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Categories: shelter, birth, culture, earth, education,
Premium MemberWinter's NewMoon Womb
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Our first learning experience
of Earth as home
is in our perfectly uniting warm womb,
specifically designed for growing Constitutional Welfare,
healthy development care receiving,
then giving back,
paying forward,
co-investing 
in...

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Categories: shelter, africa, america, giving, jesus,
Needy
by edward johnson
Father, I come before you to ask for help
The needy have nothing
They are poor
Without food or shelter
Can you help them Lord
They are in need of...

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Categories: shelter, caregiving, earth, health, hope,
Premium MemberGreat New and Old Years
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Terrorism,
threat of terrorizing shelters
and habitats
and wombs,
seeds and trees,
mountains and valleys,
forests and deserts and oceans,
fear and anger conjuring and mongering and marketing
do not work long-term
because co-passions...

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Categories: shelter, age, boy, change, dream,
Alone - brought into the world not quite the same
by Sheila Van Zant
I was brought into a world not quite the same
Amongst great evil, a raindrops shame
In life's garden, a dormant seed
A heart held of dissimilar need

I...

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Categories: shelter, sad, winter,
Premium MemberThe Winter Cemetery
by Victor Buhagiar
The ice-cold sun was hid
Behind a bank of clouds that came unbid,
Ugly freezing winds blew
Birds felt it all and flew
No place to rest, they knew.
The...

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Categories: shelter, bible, christian, faith, god,
Jonah
by Peter Cobbler
My word arose in Jonah's ear
To Nineveh say, "The judgment’s near;
Now harken unto My decree,
For your wicked ways have come to Me."

But from My presence...

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Categories: shelter, poems,
Save her
by Wendy Rycroft
(Save her)
Alan L Boles picture

Save her today
And tomorrow...will save you right back!

Can you help...she calls?
My child lays in the gutter,
In need of food and shelter,
Can...

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Categories: shelter, poems,
Robins love song
by Wendy Rycroft
Robins love song
Picture by Alan L Boles

Come to me...my darling...my love,
My beautiful one,
Look at my colours,
Robin calls....
Whistling his mating songs,

My kisses are sweeter than wine,
I've...

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Categories: shelter, humor,
Premium MemberLillie the pooch
by Maurice Rigoler

She found her in the pound – no better
than a prison – a little mess of fur and fear
withdrawn, curled up and trembling.

She took her...

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Categories: shelter, angst, blessing, christian, courage,
Premium MemberWHEN DAYLIGHT COMES
by norberto franco cisneros
When nighttime comes                      ...

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Categories: shelter, birthday,
Embrace Of Love Is Sweet
by Bernard F. Asuncion
C-herish the love's sweet embrace, 
H-er touch is tender and warm; 
E-arly twenty-fourth of December, 
R-est your heart on her arm. 
R-eal love's sweet embrace...

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