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Starched Poems - Poems about Starched

Starched Poems - Examples of all types of poems about starched 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 starched.
Premium Member The Epiphany Rose
... "The Epiphany Rose" All well and good, the story unfolds; the isolating madness drew out the poets in all the shunned playing up and out their origami word game......Read More
Categories: starched, muse,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Snowflakes Melting before the Diadem
... "Snowflakes Melting before the Diadem" Winter is coming and what then? the dreams frozen snowflakes falling we succomb tongues out waiting for manna, pills s......Read More
Categories: starched, muse,
Form: Narrative
Avoiding the police
... God! Why did you ever bring me here? I know starched khaki: how it looks like. Cop’s pistol looks much like woman’s purse But in its chambers not face powder… God! What makes it sweet I sho......Read More
Categories: starched, depression, fear, imagination, violence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who Put Luebella down the Wych Elm
... "Who Put Luebella down the Wych Elm?" There are rumours about me, some come seeking me with their geiger counters and ouji boards with their heart shaped planch......Read More
Categories: starched, muse, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Something to Say
... In an old briefcase capsuled for years in a corner of the shed, I found a rolled up wad of poems, stalled, still looking for something to say, frozen in a futile gasp for air. I should h......Read More
Categories: starched, poetry, words, write,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Ruby
...Ruby Ruby Bridges was one of the first Black American pupils in a 'White' school after racial segregation was declared unconstitutional. It was November 14th, 1960 when six year old Ruby sa......Read More
Categories: starched, black african american, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Gloria Gupta's Garbage
...Gloria Gupta's garbage bin Has got all sort of trash within: A starched piece of mouldy bread, A broken doll without a head. Three empty cans of soya beans, Uncle Jimmy's old torn jeans. Pape......Read More
Categories: starched, break up,
Form: Rhyme
...You sat still at Miss Binnington’s No swinging legs or kicking feet Back pressed against chair back Bottom firmly held to chair seat. Children seen but not heard A rule very seldom broken Only ......Read More
Categories: starched, childhood, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Planted snakes
... "The planted snakes are venomous!" Warned q caller anonymous "Anaconda size enormous!" Their state with Death synonymous Thus, price to pay not enormous... And decision unanimous: All plea......Read More
Categories: starched, corruption, death, evil, money,
Form: Rhyme
...FIRE AND BRIMSTONE Whitened collar, fixedly starched To the ultimate limits of self-perfection, Points righteous, crooked finger At an open-mouthed assembly, Crouching beneath thick- Eyeb......Read More
Categories: starched, abuse, addiction, corruption, hate,
Form: Free verse
A Gentleman's Trappings
...A Gentleman's Trappings Crisply pressed suits hang in a dark closet Starched white shirts lie untouched in dresser drawers Bland ties hang limply awaiting his touch Highly shined black shoes an......Read More
Categories: starched, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It Don't Mean a Thing
...It don’t mean a thing When there’s no bling, bling, bling No gold adornment or diamond ring. A brother buying Rolex In clothes starched and well pressed Never notices the sister Selling jewelry......Read More
Categories: starched, emotions, god, jesus, love,
Form: Rhyme
Charles Bukowski Reincarnated
...To come and go and not be afraid of the light. Again I'm a child and my secrets I have chosen can you love me? Death will come this I know slowly I grow you remember. The bottles were colored......Read More
Categories: starched, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
The Haunting Of Emily Rose
... For years she ironed and starched all his clothes she was haunted by demons like Emily Rose when put to the test who would have guest that guttural sound sent the waves to her t......Read More
Categories: starched, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Gran Larceny
...When you're burgling, awareness is best; When he saw her, he thought 'twas in jest. Forgetting the shih tzu, Or Granny's jujitsu, Both his shirt and some charges were pressed. Theft and launde......Read More
Categories: starched, humorous,
Form: Limerick

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