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Switchblade Poems - Poems about Switchblade

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Premium Member Why is that Knife There
...y is a knife on my porch railing? I stare at it. Daring it to tell me how it got here. The knife is silent. A red switchblade knife. It looks ominous; it seems threatening. It stares me down. I can barely take my nap. It has won. ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, feelings,
Form: Free verse



A Poem For The Raging Dead Men
... flower blooms did not sprout from barrels. Some chew on ancient bullets, many captured themselves. In dark allies a switchblade blindness entered their hearts. Everything is a memory. The living kill awkwardly, randomly with great kin......Read More
Categories: switchblade, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member cutting through silence
...er never having a voice me the sounding board for her agony and contempt I am not sure who suffered most from the switchblade but self-laceration was never far from her skin of course there have been happier memories ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Subway Incident - BOTH Audio and Text
...dig, y’all… we’re tryin’ to be nice!” As I watched them make their way from soul to shivering soul, brandishing a switchblade knife, my mind would fill with hate. I contemplated what to do, and when to make my move. My heart was rac......Read More
Categories: switchblade, forgiveness, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Ode to the Women on Brown St
...ons. these women mold themselves into their bags because that’s where safety lies, hidden in the can of mace or the switchblade they felt too silly to order online but can’t help finding useful more times than should be normal - more t......Read More
Categories: switchblade, analogy, anger, corruption, depression,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Bedazzled
... Her trap was laid Rubies and jade Faint scent of perfume ~ Bejeweled switchblade......Read More
Categories: switchblade, desire, evil, woman,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member October Lunch
...was a lovely place. Each girl had her own little room, her own little sink.” Next to us a guy cuts pizza with a switchblade. She asks to pass her “a few more napkins, please.” ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, autumn, new york,
Form: Free verse
OAPVIP
...Tutting. The old lady's switchblade. Like Moses she parts the youth creating a much justified path of way. Must be respected like an old antique......Read More
Categories: switchblade, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cars Today Do Not Come with Keys
...ish. If you are me, you think there is a button somewhere. If you flick it, the teeth of the key will appear like a switchblade. But N N N O O O That does not happen. It is a keyless car; you have to have the fob to start i......Read More
Categories: switchblade, car,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Wild, Far From My Home
...nd) And things I thought would stay the same? Well, poetry, for one thing That muse of mine, she's stealthy like a switchblade, as untimely as a hand grenade (certainly the longest game of hide 'n' seek I've ever ever pla......Read More
Categories: switchblade, absence, change, endurance, imagination,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I thought about Killing You part 1
...insane,i probably belong in a sick bay, Rip you're heart out from its rib cage, Stick a sharp object in it,call it a switchblade, and put it all out for display, I thought about killing you ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Unholy Persuasion
... for the ammunition of fear to afford the devils consumption of every soul living here in tortuous redemption those switchblade centuries have controlled All for heaven in martyrs agony the suffering of the down trodden ignorant m......Read More
Categories: switchblade, betrayal, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Consuming Mania
...me; thought by thought, My consuming mania! I need to crawl out of my skin To get away from the cutting edge Before switchblade thoughts of you do me in. Contest: 1-10 Lines Old or New Sponsor: Rick Parise Susan Ashley 7/2......Read More
Categories: switchblade, angst, dark, lost love,
Form: Etheree
A Mafia Comedy
...Dad, on drive-by mafia shootings, his gun shaking so bad, he thought he was going to lose it, So his Dad gave him a switchblade to cut peoples throats with, which he kept hidden well in his coat, but the only courage he could muster ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, father son, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Workplace harassment
...just plying their trade. It’s easy to see the bullies in charge, strutting around, Ready, waiting, clasping a shiny switchblade. ......Read More
Categories: switchblade, bullying, work,
Form: Quatrain

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