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Surname Poems

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Nothing more frustrating trying damndest to kindle memory
(buzzfeeding, kickstarting, needling darn noggin)

An effort to recall word, phrase,
musician... indigenous tribe...
most frustrating literary
endeavor to das scribe

aggravating enough to sub
bourbon spur teetotaler to imbibe
and/or nsync, whereby soul searching
devil's advocate demands bribe.

Lil brokeback Engelbert Humperdinck
(born Arnold George Dorsey) bent edict coercion
(think...Read More
Categories: surname, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse

Once you had arms
that held me so tight

Once you had legs
that stood up for right

Once you had eyes
that could see in the dark

Once your strong hands
plotted courses to chart

Once we would walk
and the birds would proclaim

Once we would sing
and the...Read More
Categories: surname, father,
Form: Rhyme
The Bajillion Dollar Business Of Christmas circa December 2019
Despite being atheist, 
with serpent teen eyes,
I would nonetheless bet 
Eve fen number guys
named Adam, or gals noel lies
(christened) dollars to donuts
(Dunkin and/or otherwise)
Jesus would be mighty pleased
to know, his surname
linkedin with commercial ties,

no matter, he might not garner rise
zen...Read More
Categories: surname, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
My dog Dep Ression
Packing a suitcase
To take the road
Travelling light in a 
‘Take everything’ mode

Instagram pictures 
Pets in with the clothes 
“I wish I could take them
But it just won’t close”

But what to do
When you can’t say no
To taking a dog
Wherever you go

When...Read More
Categories: surname, depression, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member My Coat of Arms
My crest placed upon my helmet with the surname of May upon it
Anglo-Saxon decent, I wish to capture my Lady’s eye Sitting tall on
My steed prepared for war. 

My lady locked in the Kings Tower watching her tears flowing down,
A...Read More
Categories: surname, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The truth defends what's right
Killing the future, where is the humane values in that
poor soul your hate has an unusual way of trying to get of subject
How sad you are and evilly branding a person unjustly 
firstly falsely accusing, says an awful lot about...Read More
Categories: surname, abortion, abuse, anti bullying, atheist, christian, faith,
Form: Narrative
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski 9/27/2019

Talk to me in whispers - no one eavesdropping, 
Talk to me quietly - or don't talk at all, 
Talk as they are talking on a cemetery date, 
Say that droughts come after the rain.
That...Read More
Categories: surname, autumn, seasons, silence, spring, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WITH REGARDS

          We have a common platform to perform 
          in Poetry Soup and so are souper friends.
    ...Read More
Categories: surname, appreciation, poets,
Form: Free verse
An inspirational lady
Her treasured summer flower is the rose
And for the gloaming she effuses praise.
Longfellow's verse this lady clearly knows
And dearly was she loved in childhood days.

At times lighthearted, she has made us smile
But sorrow too has oft been given voice.
She writes...Read More
Categories: surname, appreciation, poetess,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Horse's Mouth
Name: Sagittaria
Traits: Introverted, serious, pessimistic, nervous
(Well, chee, it isn't easy being half a horse)
Daughter of: Pegasus and my mother
(Bit of an odd couple....)
Lover of: Space, Trees, Birds
(and plenty of fresh green grass)
Who feels: Little hope for the future of the...Read More
Categories: surname, animal, assonance, bird, daughter, leadership, mother,
Form: Bio

Premium Member DENNIS the MENACE versus Venus Williams -Playing Tennis
Tennis Menace
Beaten Venus

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr 2019...Read More
Categories: surname, 4th grade, 5th grade, analogy, anxiety, games,
Form: Footle
Stevland Morris is the real name of Stevie Wonder
Though blind soon after birth it didn’t push him under
Exceptionally talented performer from a tender age
Virtuoso musician and singer when he's on a stage
‘Little Stevie Wonder’ at the age of just thirteen
Achieved...Read More
Categories: surname, music, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member This is a DEDICATED VERSE- This is the Story of Poetess Jan Allison--
This is the Story of Poetess Jan Allison--

This is a dedicated verse,
About a woman whose a poetess;
She said her name is Jan; 
Jan is gracious, gracious and kind;
(Her name is…) A variant of John;
In various languages, 
And her name is...Read More
Categories: surname, analogy, appreciation, caregiving, celebrity, dedication, poetess, word
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tucker Short
The biggest boy in all the school
Was Charlie Bull, who was no fool!
All the pupils knew the truth,
This bully was just so uncouth. 

Every day he had to fight,
He’d bust your nose just for spite.
But nobody could have ever guessed
Why...Read More
Categories: surname, bullying, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Size Six TNR
This will be a hopeless task
                            Without a magnifying glass:
   ...Read More
Categories: surname, confusion, words, writing,
Form: Couplet
The Bloodhound

Proud of having in veins Anglo-Scottish blood,
hound is the suitable surname I have earned
for the tireless tracking instinct ingrained in me,
an exclusive pedigree of rare gene manifest in
razor-edge sharpness of a keen sense of smell,
captured by profuse olfactory receptors well.

Unleashed...Read More
Categories: surname, dog, senses,
Form: Personification
Blood Test
Seeming to decipher,
The count of the sample,
Whether white, red or dead,
It appears, each is ample,
The blood of our lives,
Not the fluid, arterial,
But the beings, among them,
Usurped the toy in your cereal,
Their daily appearance,
At the start of your day,
Then emerging in...Read More
Categories: surname, brother, family, father, father son, mother, mother
Form: Rhyme
God be exalted* for His wisdom of infallible counsel
---I trust His truth along His love’s epistle.

God be praised for His immutable promise
---I believe His Word with His assurance never must I miss.

God be glorified for His directing prudence
---I rely on...Read More
Categories: surname, appreciation, blessing, christian, god, inspirational, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Rage
I come before you, humble and contrite,
deaf from your thunder, sightless from your bolts.
You rage, but frankly it’s a downright
anachronistic in this day - the volts,
the decibels, all of these fireworks
are for a newbie, not for someone who
once looked inside...Read More
Categories: surname, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What's in a Name FV
As a child I began hearing about a little
town in the next county with an interesting
name—the same as my surname. 

I gave that fact no more thought until I began
teaching in that town years later. A few years later, 
my...Read More
Categories: surname, history,
Form: Free verse
Dotard Trumpery handpicking Joshua Trump
Dotard Trumpery used to disgust the "ery" excrescence ending his surname,
for its apocope he approached Megan Trump and poached her maiden name,
to which Joshua Trump, her son naming after her, dare no longer lay claim,  
because he was from...Read More
Categories: surname, abuse, slam,
Form: Prose Poetry
Palm History Awash With Drips
(Me slippery fingers slither,
slip and slide splashing ala
Jackson Pollock), sans slap
dash experimental, swiftly

tailored and harried writing
style, yes on par with purging,
spewing, venting...unexpurgated,
unexpressed, unexplained... 
words, which this Engelbert

Humperdinck singer/songwriter,
(whose name inexplicably popped
into the mind of this Dadaist)
offers "FAKE" apology for any

self...Read More
Categories: surname, analogy, atheist, boat, creation, funny, gospel, literature,
Form: Free verse
Valentines Day Always Found Me Quiver
Ring with no feather in my cap only envy
at handsome man drakes with bucks,
who could bank on "hot chicks" willingly
aligned in arrow emitting clucks
fluffing their respective tail feathers amidst
loud squawking out quacking

establishing pecking order like ducks,
or any other foxy fowl...Read More
Categories: surname, angel, bird, confidence, growing up, humorous, hyperbole,
Form: Free verse
Don't turn your colors on me
divulgation of your shortcomings 
came too quickly

we inhabit different spectrum locations

your chambers are heated
my feet are too cold

so I run

told you I'll travel
you asked – where and if I'm going to bring you something
bought you something
and left it to myself
so...Read More
Categories: surname, blue, love,
Form: Free verse
Presidential reflections

Donald Trump, the U.S President
And White House resident,
Likes to use a mirror as his muse,
Producing some quite controversial views.

Born and raised in trendy New York City,
He keeps his golden hair swept back and pretty.
His wagging finger points at all fake...Read More
Categories: surname, political,
Form: Clerihew