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Surname Poems | Examples of Surname Poetry

Surname Poems. Below are examples of poems about surname. This list of poetry about surname is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of surname poetry. This list of works about surname is a great resource for examples of surname poems and show how to write poems about surname. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Surname Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Land of Memories Dave Timperley Rhyme surname, memory, remember,
My best half Harshitha Gn Verse surname, cute love, love,
She is the principal thing FLOURISH JOSHUA Acrostic surname, eulogy, nature, princess, sweet
Thee Apple Hove Bing an Herbivore matthew harris Enclosed Rhyme surname, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Imperator Duncan R. M. Ferguson Dramatic Monologue surname, perspective, society, world,
Slam rhyming rap battle trump Christopher Flaherty Free verse surname, slam,
Premium Member Poem Nom Prenom - Last Name, First Name Dennis Spilchuk Sonnet surname, allegory, education, perspective, satire,
Premium Member Poem The Ages of Carolyn Michelle Faulkner Rhyme surname, dedication, mom, mother, mother
The Chosen Three David Smith Narrative surname, anti bullying, appreciation, blessing,
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION Anderson Walkingshoes Blitz surname, anger, animal,

NAME
by Milton Robertson
What is my name? In many lives I reign, while many others try to refrain because countless lives I have drained, even though they try...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, allusion, confusion, corruption, death,

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Title Destination
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Ladies say, I’m an everyday gentleman
Haters say, I’m a dark knight
I was born on poor ground fit for a pauper,
never lived a prince Waldo life
Honorific...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, perspective, truth, wisdom,

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TATTERED WEDDING DRESS
by JAN ALLISON
Eve’s wedding dress is dirty and tattered;  
She’d had fun at her divorce paint party,      
With bright paint it’s...

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Terza Rima | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, betrayal, divorce, moving on,

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WHAT'S IN A NAME - A BAWDY POEM FOR MY AUNT'S 90TH BIRTHDAY
by JAN ALLISON
This 90th birthday poem is for my Aunt Jean Bates – she was in fits of laughter when I recited it on the phone for...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, birthday, humorous,

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Mutated Desires
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
I can tell 
by the way you’re looking at me,
you got mutated desires
Everything is gonna change,
	once we crossover into the intimacy lane
	When we make our...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, desire, emotions, perspective, relationship,

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HE'S A REAL PAIN
by JAN ALLISON
A dental assistant named Bertie 
Found patients could sometimes get shirty 
One annoying old bloke
Would repeat the same joke
His appointment time was 'tooth hurty'

This old...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, humorous, irony,

An African
by Alfonso II Warally Chris
AN AFRICAN

I am an African,
Not because of my colour skin,
Not because of my faith in Jesus Christ.
Not because of my education,
Not because of eating African,
Food...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, africa, encouraging, faith, inspirational,

Adoption Papers
by Clarence Billheimer
ADOPTION PAPERS

I saw adoption papers in someone’s house one day,
And it was quite intriguing what all they had to say.
The child’s name was printed as...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, child,

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The Chosen One
by Brian Johnston
I was not thirty yet, and it was fall.
My wife and I were touring in Japan
While on our summer break from teaching school.
Our luck, our...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, appreciation, love, travel,

Long Before ISIS
by Donal Mahoney
Thirty years ago, long before ISIS started executing Kurds, Muslims and Christians, I hired a Pakistani Muslim as an art director in Chicago. I was...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, friendship,

Winter Blues
by Jerome Ellis Jr
Winter's melancholy
hits hard - like a slap
t'the face. 

What a cold, brisk, 
somber place,
for an ego's pride
t'be forced t'grace.

It'll quickly have you 
runnin' back towards
the...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, autumn, blue, cheer up,

Freckles They Called Him
by Donal Mahoney
Walter Branham, a retired teacher, and his wife Victoria went to Applebee’s, the chain restaurant, for lunch one day last week. First time they had...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, race, retirement,

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What is in a Name
by Probir Gupta
Either silent or eloquent
A name there must be
To be a speck in the infinity
Without the speck, high or low
Where the heck you can go

So I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, color, conflict, courage, image,

Crazy Dream
by Stacy Satterfield
A green uniform,
with a surname on left pocket,
US Army insignia on right
wearing black boots.
An older man who has a clean-shaven face
except for his glances ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, love hurts,

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TICK and LEECH
by Darren White
Tick and Leech

Note: This little story (perhaps there are more to follow) has its origins in two spelling mistakes. The first one is 'Leech' for...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, allegory, fantasy, fun, parody,

Our cheryls Decree Nisi
by stephen pennell
Arms out stretched I reach for the sky 
and spin like a childs spinning top
as the rain  drips into my eyes.
Im set  free...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, fun,

Wot is wot
by Tokollo Kalake
Can I ask a question ?
someone asked me wot is wot,
I failed to answer him because I didn't know wot is wot.

But now I'm asking...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, confusion,

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Her Son Nathaniel
by Andrea Dietrich
She is searching for the son taken                  from...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, baby, sad, , cute,

Leonardo vs Michaelangelo
by Wendy Rycroft
How can we compare you! Two great men of history!
Known for your legacies of beauty, and creative minds,
Artists within extraordinary boundaries of brilliance,
Geniuses that you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, poetry,

WHAT IS LOVE
by XOLILE MASIYA
I WONDER WHAT IS LOVE.
LOVE IS THAT YOUR REALLY NAME?
DO YOU REALLY EXIST?
I WONDER WHY THEY GAVE U THIS NAME

POEPLE ARE BUSY USING YOUR NAME...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surname, africa, age, angel, anger,