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Startled Poems - Poems about Startled

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Premium Member Dream Approach
... Written: September 29, 2023 ____________________________________________________________ Walking through the corridors of my dream, Down the boulevard of anguish, it seems, Breath......Read More
Categories: startled, analogy, confusion, dream, future,
Form: Rhyme

My Inner Voice
...It startled me awake, screaming raw obscenities Blaming me for something I did when I was five Before bed, we reverently spoke prayerful entreaties In the morning hours, our alliance took a nosedi......Read More
Categories: startled, anxiety, childhood, depression, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dream Making Bubble Maker
...Dream making bubble maker floated in and out of my slumber I saw him once, but was distracted by a tiny roar of thunder I am afraid said my younger cousin, with her head down under. I slid into he......Read More
Categories: startled, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
...I made my way into the clearing, headed for the congregation. I dashed out and she followed me with all four legs. We, excited and startled the lady with a backpack. Her eyes and countenance ......Read More
Categories: startled, animal,
Form: Personification
Barn Owl on a Blood Moon
...At harvest time Where a white ghost flies Across a blood red moon Behind the fields the rolling hills Are purple, pink and blue Over a dreaming wheat field A barn owl......Read More
Categories: startled, animal, bird, death, environment,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Gift
...From the window of my chic city office, lost in thought, I gaze out. The pedestrians scurry like frenzied ants below, caught up in their bustling state of holiday insanity. In his haste to cross th......Read More
Categories: startled, allegory, holiday, hope,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Chapter 104 -- DAMIAN DELILAH MALLORY DAMALI DESHARAH DJ: Desharah's and Sedanah's new digs
...Desharah woke early morning 8 am. She wanted to check out her new House. But she waited for Sedanah To come out of her dreams. "WAKE UP SEDA." They roomed Together. That's what her mother ......Read More
Categories: startled, absence, confidence, voyage,
Form: Alliteration
...Sundown came fast, the fat Blue Heeler lolling under the low picket fence suddenly jerked his head up as if someone had turned the lights out. A startled Magpie scuttled over the hedgerow maybe......Read More
Categories: startled, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Words from the Oak
... *Inspired by a comment Marikate Kingston made on one of my poems. Not for contest. First I was small, shorter than flowers around me The world was so vast, a kingdom to see Then tim......Read More
Categories: startled, change, life, memory, words,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Shots Fired
... "Pop! Pop! Pop!" goes a squeezed Desert Eagle. Two innocent bodies drop; funeral to be held for one. Fleeing block party crew scatter like startled lemmings. ......Read More
Categories: startled, america, imagery, society, truth,
Form: Verse
Walking a Lonely Road
... I was walking a lonely road, When lo and behold, I met myself! Startled me to the depth of my soul, Surely, it must have been someone else. Feeling indignant and distraught, ......Read More
Categories: startled, character, emotions, health, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Till Death Do Us Part
...While filled with rage and madness near, I made my wife disappear. 'Cause I found out love is fleeting, With my friend, I caught them cheating. Both giving me lame excuses, Tried blaming me fo......Read More
Categories: startled, betrayal, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winners
...In a quiet trailer park, Just a short walk from the middle school Where we all felt our way Through literature, science and math, Often silent during the worst – Passing, but only with average ......Read More
Categories: startled, appreciation, endurance, football, fun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nemesis
..."When God given gift is mistaken as self earned power, people become arrogant and arrogance leads to fall" By Poet. The crow we see, was once a beautiful bird Sweet as a lark and w......Read More
Categories: startled, bird, dark, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MURDERER
...I’d seen him lurking in the shadows He’d been stalking me for hours All alone in the house I was at his mercy Finally, he backed me into a corner I let out a blood curdling scream ......Read More
Categories: startled, death,
Form: Free verse

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