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Short Alternatives Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Alternatives by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Alternatives by length and keyword.

Altering native,
An alternative like Siberian snow cranes!

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Categories: alternatives, change, environment,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Election Day
Day to choose between 
Multiple alternatives
Picking the less worst...

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Categories: alternatives, humor,
Form: Senryu
The Trap
When your mind is free,
—how can you trap it with alternatives

Strafford Pennsylvania: September 1976

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Categories: alternatives, freedom,
Form: Free verse
The Trap
When your mind
   is free

How can you trap it
   with alternatives

(Strafford Pennsylvania: September, 1976)...

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Categories: alternatives, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alternatives
Alternative medicine; made by God. God wasn’t stupid, he made Plants, by which, we can heal.

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Categories: alternatives, appreciation, earth, environment, health, nature, rainforest, tree,
Form: Kimo

Premium Member Coffee Choice

What's your favorite choice of coffee There are so many brands and so many copies The major blends Alternatives no end To choose a popular brand is really quite a folly

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Categories: alternatives, drink,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Late January 2019



Name of Contest: Late January 2019
Sponsored by: Brian Strand
Date Created: 01/25/2019...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alternatives, new year,
Form: Acrostic
Salt and Sugar
salt and sugar
pull the trigger
high blood pressure diabetes
fight wars without any treaties
good food is much too sweet
causing some a defeat
alternatives are there
so keep yourself aware
think healthy and pure
fins and wings for sure...

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Categories: alternatives, food, health,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Trivial Pursuit
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These trivial pursuits
The day looms long,
Largely unused, unplanned,
Promising unimportant
Anticipating alternatives,
Inertly I idle,
Mind meandering meaninglessly,
Mildly morose,
Diffident, diffuse,
And aimless.

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Categories: alternatives, angst, depression, imagination, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life
Life Written: by Tom Wright January 2015 The more alternatives Life affords you, The greater your opportunity To mess it up. While some may feast on life Leaving not a remnant, Others will face death With plates scarcely touched.

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alternatives, life,
Form: Free verse
Conscience stricken you
beyond such horizon is beauty
learning alternatives for different
outcome besides being followed
watched or critized
atonement has made to see such
pain dreams prayers and visionaries
in thy or thus 
survive will know thus by thou by 
thy therefore 
conscience-stricken You...

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Categories: alternatives, dedication, farewell, literature, sorry, strength, trust, words,
Form: I do not know?
First things first
First things first...
Hold on to all things with yr left hand. The possibilities for alternatives.
Hear all the white keys on the piano. The purest tones.
Have a drop of lemonade. The most intriguing sensation for yr tongue
Feel a kiss from yr parents. The greatest love of your life....

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© Piyo Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alternatives, baby,
Form: Prose
A Decision without a Plan B
A conversation ensued between us.
He ranted he wanted to resign.I chuckled and smiled.
Asked if he had a plan B.
He explained, a good idea though, I thought to myself.
But can you draft the idea, develop it, till morrow then present your resignation when you have alternatives? I asked.

He was enraged, and he left


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Categories: alternatives, encouraging, mentor, poems, poetry, wisdom, writing,
Form: Acrostic
Sudden stops
    and small obstructions
Hinder progress for a bit,
But the vast store of alternatives
Make their presence known.
Unseen entities
    also have been stationed within
Inspirational distances,
All their myriad forms
    in their garments fine,
Find openings to seep through
     into my contemporary
Sphere of knowledge....

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© Wm Paul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alternatives, muse,
Form: Free verse
Making a Choice
When options are presented
And I have to make a choice,
The more I see, the less that my
Opinion I can voice.

For choosing A or B or C
Sets limits I’ll accept.
When there are more alternatives,
My certainty gets swept.

The smaller the selection,
That much quicker I’ll decide,
A rule of thumb that in all walks
Of life can be applied.

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Categories: alternatives, life,
Form: Rhyme
Financial difficulty
Overextended credit
Reach out for assistance
Employment hardships
Counseling is free to all
Let us help you avoid a foreclosure
Our knowledge is extensive
Successful alternatives are available
Under water homes can be short sales
Reinstatement, Modification, Forbearance
Every foreclosure is an opportunity for a new beginning!

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Categories: alternatives, home, house,
Form: Acrostic
Amazing armor apparels
An amazing apparatus
Appearing and ascending
Above all aimless attics
All are attics
After assigning apparent actions
Amongst atmospheric allies…also
Assembles and annexes an anecdote
Animals also assemble and apprehend
Any available areas
Alert and aware about alternatives,
Apportionment among animals are
Actually awesome.

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Categories: alternatives, art, funny, on writing and words, song-
Form: I do not know?
The morning may be messy
For the people who commute,
With highways slick with ice
Before the snowplows clear the route.

For those who will be driving
Some anxiety’s at hand,
‘Cause Nature may disrupt
The travel that you might have planned.

Alternatives start floating – 
Do you heed or take a chance?
The young may risk it but the wise
Bow down to circumstance.

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Categories: alternatives, weather,
Form: Rhyme
One day
One day when I rule the world, 
there will be no armies,
reasons to fight, non existent.

Knowledge, foods are shared by all to benefit all,
no dominant force,
equilibrium spans the globe.

People would appreciate and care for the planet that we inhabit, 
not forever looking outwards for alternatives.

Is this utopia, a fools dream, who's to say.
Maybe one day.      

© Alexis C Pond....

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Categories: alternatives, dream, imagination, planet,
Form: Free verse
I stood still;
amidst a crossroad;
with a dormant mind.

One decision away;
two alternatives,
yet one to be espoused.

Do I listen to my intuition
and swim across the lake of dreams
or do I listen to perceptions
and hop onto the imminent train of life?

Caught in the chaos,
A battle
betwixt the heart
and the brain;
alike an incessant war
of fire and ice.

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Categories: alternatives, conflict, passion,
Form: Free verse
The Tattoo Parlor
The Tattoo Parlor

By Elton Camp

Rob passed the tattoo store
Its sign he’d never seen before

“Sterile needles” it didn’t claim
Nor great skill did it name

It didn’t invite with cheer
“Your wife’s face done here”

On it, there wasn’t found
“The lowest prices around”

Rather, “Tattoos While U Wait”
Alternatives Rob did contemplate 

What might be another way
Leave a leg to pick up next day?

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: alternatives, humor,
Form: Rhyme
The Dream of James A Gatz
A love can,
A love can,
Rule your life,
Spur you on,
Spur you on,
To pain and strife,
The dream,
The dream,
Of James A. Gatz.

There are
Only two alternatives
For your spirit 
And breath,
To be with that love
Or to depart into death,
The dream,
The dream,
Of James A. Gatz.

(Based on a short song penned aged 18; but why I wrote James A. Gatz I don't know, as James Gatz alone is the correct spelling)....

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Categories: alternatives, death, dream, life, lost love, love, love
Form: Lyric
In His Presence
Imaginations without limits
Wholeness of awe
No sound was heard
The body crumbles
‘Cos the feet loose their strength

Silence without end
Glory beyond description
Joys to overflowing
Warmth have skipped
Memory elopes
Nothing would contain
Would have skipped
Memory elopes
Nothing would contain
What this presence brings
No comparisons
No alternatives
Everything beyond words
Where the soul is nourished  

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Categories: alternatives, devotion, faith, inspirational,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Youthful Regret
Foolish youthful emotion rides waves
divorced from tempered reason,
a swirling vortex craves
hot passion for a summer season . . .

Spent fires prelude life’s bitter mosaic
by lies to self first born, prosaic,
shards of broken resolutions pieced in patchwork mirrors 
where glittering alternatives reflect and pierce like arrows.

Release me from regret and self-doubt;
let the childlike spirit arise and shout.

© September 15, 2015
Faye Lanham Gibson...

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Categories: alternatives, introspection, memory, youth,
Form: Rhyme

When will we want what’s worthwhile?

Seems some children always choose wrong over right,

And adults’ alternatives are also selected with short-sight:

Perennial problem posed,  from Adam’s to my puzzled smile.

To take a snake’s apple? Or grapple for goodness’ sake?
To plump for perdition, or select salvation?

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Entered  in  John  Freeman’s  Contest    -   Alliteration Poems Please

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Categories: alternatives, introspection,
Form: Alliteration