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Slouching Poems - Poems about Slouching

Slouching Poems - Examples of all types of poems about slouching 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 slouching.
A Hidden Treasure
...Years are piled in slouching display. Dust bobbles on a sunlit window, yet the small ragtag shop is dingy, without and within. Its second hand put downs, left to clutter; emblematic of one life......Read More
Categories: slouching, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Male Footle Slang Names: Part 2
...So Risque Racy Casey His Mind’s on the Moon Spacey Casey Great Sprinter Darter Carter Crybaby Bawlin’ Colin Always in a Rush Boltin’ Coltin Puppies for Sale Dani......Read More
Categories: slouching, boy,
Form: Footle
Two of Us, Or Maybe More
...I have to drag her everywhere. The better part of me, that is. The worse part of me is scared to leave the house. But she doesn’t want to go either… We are the same in that way. When ......Read More
Categories: slouching, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Monday Off
...It’s a holiday weekend, all of the ‘fellows’ have Monday off. At lunch Wednesday, Lisa said, “We need a throw-down.” So, we made some invites and started spreading word around. “You know, we all......Read More
Categories: slouching, dance, friendship, fun, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Secretly Anxious
...Sitting without slouching. And standing without shaking. Remembering that it’s ok to hesitate sometimes. If I take a breath- They are not judging. In fact- they are taking the oppo......Read More
Categories: slouching, anxiety,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Adieu, My Love
...Throgh the clamor of distressful days I live in soulful memory of my ‘girl’ In vain, I keep my door ajar For her light footsteps, once more to fall On my lonely bed, I often turn......Read More
Categories: slouching, angst, feelings, loneliness, missing,
Form: Rhyme
She Looked
...She looked at him. She saw him slouching, saw the lay-z-boy bones. She thought of the man she once knew, and he now more chair than man - stuffed with kapok. © 20 days ago......Read More
Categories: slouching, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Soldiers Never Tire of Yes Sir
...Soldiers never tire of “Yes Sir”! Forgetful lips a long storm stir, Disciplinary frog jumps for an hour Or a free fall from a waiting tower. Soldiers love Ear-Dividing “Yes Sir!” You lower yo......Read More
Categories: slouching, career, violence, voice, war,
Form: Rhyme
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 More
Categories: slouching, earth, earth day, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Tawfiq Zayyad Translation: Here We Shall Remain
...Here We Shall Remain by Tawfiq Zayyad loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Like twenty impossibilities in Lydda, Ramla and Galilee ... here we shall remain. Like brick walls......Read More
Categories: slouching, arabic, poems, poverty, prison,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Private Residence
...Private Residence Sign at the gate – no solicitors – Beyond the rosewood door sanctuary in seclusion Untouched by hands racing round A face framed by chimes and alarms – Measures of mincing mi......Read More
Categories: slouching, home, house, universe,
Form: Free 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 More
Categories: slouching, desire, grief, loss, love,
Form: Sonnet
Pastoral Passage - Church Crypt
...Butterfly wing door vestibule builds anticipation Shuffled, carpet muffled greetings, familiar embraces Piloted by Holy Spirit, seated hushed congregation Ritual of ornate ......Read More
Categories: slouching, baptism, bible, celebration, christian,
Form: Rhyme
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 More
Categories: slouching, atheist, bible, christian, god,
Form: Verse
Stand Up Straight
...Stand up straight, Don't slouch, Stomach in chest out, Don't drag your feet. All phrases to make the child in you cringe, And widen the generation gap, With the child's 'but Dad' or 'oh Mum' ......Read More
Categories: slouching, age, analogy, appreciation, character,
Form: Light Verse

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