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Tug Of War Poems | Examples of Tug Of War Poetry

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

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List of Tug Of War Poems

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Premium Member Poem Oscar-ku 39 -A Man For All Seasons Mark Toney Haiku tug of war, betrayal, conflict, corruption, death,
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Morning Iz Electra matthew harris Dramatic Verse tug of war, 11th grade, 7th grade,
A Life Worth Fighting For Tribute to Dr Angela Farr Griffin louise nelson Elegy tug of war, dedication,
Premium Member Poem Tug of War Gershon Wolf Free verse tug of war, father, love, mother, relationship,
Complicated Simplicity Lovie Divine Rhyme tug of war, betrayal, conflict, family, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Tug of war Danielle Brunelle Lyric tug of war, self,
Premium Member Poem Giving up Danielle Brunelle Lyric tug of war, confusion, depression,
Love is The Question Robin Carretti Free verse tug of war, anger, anxiety, destiny, games,
Premium Member Poem Well, I never Jim Slaughter Rhyme tug of war, age, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Lost Years Bernard Chan Free verse tug of war, family, father, growing up,

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Life Feeds on Negentropy
by John Anderson
Life re-winds the rush of entropy to disorder,
using energy to build and sustain 
structure and order for a lifetime.

Plants ensnare solar energy 
to entwine form...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, life,

The Market Place
by Christine Phillips
I have been trying to pen this verse for the past two weeks but
Someone was standing in my way and my mind went astray
Can’t you...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, change, character, courage, environment,

Marilyn
by Robert OBrien
Fronting for a battle,
a tug of war...
you would find,
within your mind!

Hauntings from the past,
and all the mood swings...
that would last,
in time.

If only to explain
that never-ending...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, celebrity, character, conflict, deep,

Tug of War
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Standing here at this alter 
I don't know what to do 
I'm suppose to be happy
But I'm feeling sad and blue
Torn between what I want...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, betrayal, conflict, fantasy,

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Castles in the Sand
by Melissa Tracy
Back when we were kids we'd play duck duck goose
When her turn came around it always me she would choose
I'd bust open pinatas and pin...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, childhood, crush, cute love,

the unbearable call
by njeri hunjeri
She calls and calls to me she cries
I hear her I hear her and for that am daring
For a friend and an enemy she has...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, poetry, poets, write, writing,

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Better Which Way
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

At the opening of the plantation gate,
in the letting out of the slaves
Freedom came with an empty purse,
as well with a curse goodbye
Labor weary lost...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, allusion, conflict, perspective, truth,

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My conflicting emotions
by Lewis Raynes
I want to tell you how I feel deep down, 
Deep inside my mind,
I want to show you my emotional light, 
But I’m afraid of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, emotions, feelings, lost,

The Beginning of Space Era 2
by amolkumar udarwar
    *For aliens are unknown danger
     Highly skilled and game-changer
     Instead of a tug-of-war
...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war,

Siren
by priyanka bernadette mullick
"Watch you watch me
Knowing how it felt to be
Linked together 
Now we're a disaster
Of blinding lights, raging waves 
Breaking your walls
As you let me in!
In...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, beautiful, beauty, dark, desire,

The Black Dog
by Rebecca Huxley
Hello hound from hell
Pretending to cower in the corner
Dripping, snarling fangs
Come to feast
On all I have. 

I scavenge what little remains
Making do with what’s left:
the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, analogy, depression, imagery, mental

HALLOWEEN SCARE
by Anisha Dutta

             HALLOWEEN SCARE
          ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, halloween, scary,

Jacket and Ties
by Christine Phillips
Summer is lingering on and autumn is secretly chiming in
wild marigolds are blooming everywhere
and the earth is soaking up  my  sordid tears
The full...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, adventure, anxiety, betrayal, break

Tug of War
by Jesudason Atputharajah
Life is a tug of war,
Between right and wrong,
Justice and injustice,
Truthfulness and falsehood,
In life's trying pathways,
We are faced with the choice,
Between two contrasting options,
We should...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, anxiety, conflict, confusion, riddle,

Tug of War
by Richard Craig
Please see it's the rope
Inside the game tug of war
Uniting them all...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, political,

The Honesty of Love
by Richard Craig
the spiritual dots connect, but an atheist would
Commit me for the conclusions I draw...
And why not?!
I'm losing my mind.
All of the incongruence makes sense...
All of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, allegory, , atheist,

All I Wanted
by Dante Reed Jr.
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, angel, depression, light, lonely,

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Night Flights
by Bernard Chan
Into the indigo sky 
the planes climb
at regular intervals,
like clean, slow-motion 
signal flares
fired by a punctilious soldier
fighting a decorous war. 

From this distance,  
the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, adventure, flying, freedom, history,

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Whispers of Anemone
by Probir Gupta
She sits alone
In the chiselled grey of stone
In her thoughts so stubborn
Leaves airborne
Mostly unknown
The little that is known
Of the silence in her shapely bone
Is hidden...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, lonely,

Tug of war
by bawa talwar
At slight provocation don't  sit and fight
You I know, want me out of your sight
I want to hold onto you tight
I may have to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: tug of war, analogy, appreciation, art, autumn,