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Slouches Poems - Poems about Slouches

Slouches Poems - Examples of all types of poems about slouches to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for slouches.
Premium Member Son, You Need A Haircut: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
..."A dressed day has disrobed into the depth of a drawer's nightstand." (Oh, how positively awesome that what can be sorted out in such an explanatory pattern that a difference would maketh a day.)......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, anger, angst, anxiety, conflict,
Form: Prose

Premium Member The Window
...I’m toey this morning, we’re getting a test back. I was all right or all wrong. I’m early, the first one here. I’m hoping the TA will early-bird and return my test before anyone else gets here. That ......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, school, stress, student, teen,
Form: Free verse
Woman of the Wasteland Ii of Iii
...There he sits that monstrous hypocrite. There he dwells as I wash these dishes, his dishes. There he slouches, watching his games, his news, his crap. I try and think to dream past my own tragedy. I ......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, absence, abuse, allegory, allusion,
Form: Free verse
The Actor
...He flashed a smile on his way out, Giving his co-workers a wide wave, And he had absolutely no doubt, That he was better than his friend Dave. He struts past all the buildings and shops, Stra......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, deep, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Happy Cremation Anniversary, Auntie
...Home from a chemo session, uncle lights up a cigarette and collapses to the slick plastic that covers your chaise lounge, auntie. He thumps the upholstery with his legs and elbows for blood to c......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, angst,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Once Upon a Future - Magnificent Amnesia, Everyday Disguise
...Once the future promised brilliance, but it never came to light As the star I’d used to guide me dimmed and blended with the night. The astronomy of darkness lured me farther from my goal Till I ......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, loneliness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Quiet Down the Mountain - Dogging the Watch
...The morning sun’s oppressive; a nasty b*tch in heat on Rizal Avenue, Where vendors hawk their cigarettes, baloot, and dog meat barbecue. The jeepneys buzz the intersection like a hornet’s nest, Bu......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, allegory, angst, break up,
Form: Lyric
Apocalyptic Poems Ii
...These are prophetic poems and apocalyptic poems ... Beast 666 by Michael R. Burch “... what rough beast ... slouches toward Bethlehem to be born?”?W. B. Yeats Brutality is a cross......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, earth, earth day, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Play By Play-The Pinkerton Story
...Climb those many stairs, up to the stars. “Cut!” Comes the child, the wee Pinkerton. Stunt double, doubles down, with plethora of scars. Fate is what it is, bumps, bruises...sorta fun. Pinkerto......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, fun, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Sonnets Lxxi-Lxxx
...Sonnets LXXI-LXXX Because You Came to Me by Michael R. Burch Because you came to me with sweet compassion and kissed my furrowed brow and smoothed my hair, I do not love you after any fashio......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, desire, grief, loss, love,
Form: Sonnet
Smile As She Sleeps
...The scrape of tooth on my bottom lip as she pulls her kiss milisecs away agonise the wait ...oh the wait My breath deliberately taken Skin that tastes the flesh beneath Muscles undulate ......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Various Heresies 2
...Various Heresies 2 You by Michael R. Burch For thirty years You have not spoken to me; I heard the dull hollow echo of silence as though strange communion between us. For thirty years You......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, atheist, bible, christian, god,
Form: Verse
911 Carousel
...911 Carousel by Michael R. Burch “And what rough beast ... slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?”—W. B. Yeats They laugh and do not comprehend, nor ask which way the wind is blowing, no, nor......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, children, dream, power, surreal,
Form: Sonnet
Another Day In Dreamland
...Another day in dreamland Wake up. Watch the sun ease in the light like the day before, goin back, and on some more. Cuddle with the reasons why while I collect my unconscious back from ......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happy Occasions
...A party is to celebrate one of life's happy occasions A get-together reaches out to folks of diverse persuasion Going out on the town gets us up from our couches Though going out to eat......Read the rest...
Categories: slouches, anniversary, birthday, happy, wedding,
Form: Light Verse

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