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Straggler Poems - Poems about Straggler

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Premium Member Geese, Goslings and the Bridge
...Geese, Goslings and the Bridge Sometimes, when you least expect it, Mother Nature makes a u-turn and draws you into the ridiculous. Such was the time recently as I was returning from a friend’s h......Read More
Categories: straggler, bird, family,
Form: Metrical Tale

Premium Member Breathe, Exhale, Unload
...They march together down the road, one straggler at the back. It seems to me her pace has slowed; at least she has her pack. The others walk around the mud; she goes through each pot hole. Sh......Read More
Categories: straggler, adventure, grandchild,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Ant's Army
... I stand and watch the exodus of ants Through sig sag tracks, they wind their way They march like disciplined soldiers Never deterred by hurdles on their way Are they fleeing from an imminen......Read More
Categories: straggler, environment, leadership, march,
Form: Rhyme
Party Folk
...Pensive they sit, and roll their languid eyes, Nibble their toast, and cool their tea with sighs, Or else forget the purpose of the night, Forget their tea -- forget their appetite. See with cros......Read More
Categories: straggler, poetry,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member A Dark Underbelly
... Like a pack of howling wolves in need of prey, A wounded urban psyche strains its gnarled voice, Motherless, fatherless, ice cold pavement waif, Wee small hours plight The rocks of his facad......Read More
Categories: straggler, art, care, character, color,
Form: Sapphic stanza

Mary's Ordeal
...Born in Oklahoma back woods Three children , each a year apart Jill, Jim, and Joe were their names Raised by Mary, bless her heart Life wasn't easy for Mary Living in a one room shack Using a......Read More
Categories: straggler, confusion, family, imagery,
Form: Quatrain
Bird Twitchers
...It’s time for concealing in hides and in nooks, with a a ledger; glasses; camera, and books, spend hours with patience in salt bush or long grass, in hope there’s a moment, one cannot let pass. ......Read More
Categories: straggler, bird, nature,
Form: Lyric
The Gargoyle Yawns
... The Gargoyle Yawns The Fogwalker searches for clues in the moist darkness of early morning. The mist feels it's way through empty alleys and vacant lots. Cautious footsteps crackle fro......Read More
Categories: straggler, truth,
Form: Free verse
Categories: straggler, music,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
And who will do the mopping up
...Vae victis! Her quick eyes spy out the field. Reconnoitred, the foe's dispositions have been noted, quantified, assessed. The forces of order and tidiness, in neat array, perfect their alignmen......Read More
Categories: straggler, baby, child, violence,
Form: Blank verse
Tongue Twister Time
...Tongue twister line: From the rustic rover to Samuel Sanders, they try to tickle the tongue with tricky tongue twisters. 1. A rustic rover round the ricks ran restlessly, and restive, he rush......Read More
Categories: straggler, fantasy,
Form: Alliteration
Don't Be Late
... Growing up in my household was better than any sit-com episode Dinner time was always a riot My parents were strict, any excuses you gave, they didn't buy it Me and my siblings, we were ......Read More
Categories: straggler, family, humor, humorous, love,
Form: Light Verse
City Man Walkin'
...I'm walking now Shoes chew up the path Leaving stragglers Arriving shortly Two day old food carried in stomach Churn, churn, churn Feet run, chewing fast City someones coming my way They're w......Read More
Categories: straggler, city,
Form: Free verse
A Prayer
...O' Lord, leave us not alone, For if thou leave us on our own We shall wander like a cow in the green field This world is a labyrinth and a maze And without Your guidance we may drift away From......Read More
Categories: straggler, peace, power, prayer,
Form: Free verse
The Umbrella Man
... i. The day he lost her to a fallen world He promised to be satisfied with life His love came from above abundantly Commissioned to give back put others first One day the Sturm und Drang h......Read More
Categories: straggler, beauty, car, christian, grief,
Form: Blank verse

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