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Up In Arms Poems

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Off with her head
The wife of Louis, lavish Marie Antoinette
Extravagantly led the country into debt.
Designed to marry Austria with France,
She led the hapless king a merry dance.

Poor harvests afflicted the farms,
The peasants were all up in arms.
They stormed the Bastille
With militant zeal,
Which triggered...Read More
Categories: up in arms, betrayal,
Form: Clerihew



Premium Member love of a lifetime
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
safely bound to you
wrapped up in arms of armor-
ease my troubled heart

fear not the kismet
we share beyond creation-
perpetual love

cradle me in peace
bestow grace with each finger-
warmth erases woe

tarry with me now
tangerine sunsets do rise-
eventide snuggles

twenty-three years of
loyalty and sweet romance-
you...Read More
Categories: up in arms, love, marriage,
Form: Haiku
Alabama
If I lived in Alabama
I would so much disapprove
Of the attitude towards women
That I’d simply have to move.

There’s a revolution coming
And, despite those southern charms,
Many Alabama females
Should right now be up in arms.

For to challenge a decision
That’s been law for...Read More
Categories: up in arms, women,
Form: Rhyme
Up in Arms

Another wave of voter vexation
is swamping the shutdown nation

To the left, 
the windpipes are hissing
To the right,
the windbags are dissing

And all of the kitchen cabinet aprons
got their middle fingers
pointing up     deaf adder listening   ...Read More
Categories: up in arms, cry, howl, people, political,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member DADDY'S NOT DEAD HE'S JUST GONE HOME
DADDY'S NOT DEAD HE'S JUST GONE HOME~~

                               Just a saintly...Read More
Categories: up in arms, analogy, appreciation, bereavement, dedication, eulogy,
Form: Free verse



Submit to shambles
Submit to shambles release the pain
The fiery heart indulges a fiery gain
Up in arms will the whole world draw
As soon as the shark opens its jaw
The skies flash across a motionless earth
Touch down rays of lightening across the hearth
And to...Read More
Categories: up in arms, death,
Form: Free verse
Fords Theater April 15th 1865
Petersen House, Washington, D.C.  

(i admit to own a passion for the Civil War in general, 
and the life and death of 
the sixteenth president in particular).

between a hard spot of whiskey 
     and draughts...Read More
Categories: up in arms, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Qualms
I have rights, but oft times
A chosen wrongs
That gives me burns
I have weights that I can't lift
Up in arms, needless worries
Timid and bold
This story told
I 've chosen wrong...

Qualms

11/7/09
by James Edward Lee Sr....Read More
Categories: up in arms, anxiety, assonance, cheer up, confidence, conflict,
Form: Light Verse
Bringing Myself Up To Date with Myself
Sorry other poets. You just became my sounding board. There are many things that are becoming quite interesting. This subpoena thing is one of them. 
If Trump receives one from a Federal Court, he is required to attend.
If you plead...Read More
Categories: up in arms, allegory, analogy,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member BOX OF CHOCOLATES
BOX OF CHOCOLATES 

My heart aches for those who vanish —
a variety like chocolates, melting
into vanquished existence.

First and farewell - those lucky
who have died, without having
their names besmirched —

the young and old, the hospitable
and the sweet character of a spinning
song,...Read More
Categories: up in arms, farewell, friendship, heaven, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
You don't have to speak English well, or even at all, to be a British monarch
William the First was our last king to come uninvited
though invincible armadas have sometimes been sighted.

Foreign kings were imported in cases of doubt.
Native kings had the habit of getting thrown out.

In the War of the Roses none tipped the scales
till...Read More
Categories: up in arms, england,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mandela Effects
When iconic lines in classic 
movies have been changed
And our world feels a bit 
upside down and rearranged,
When all you thought you knew 
seems wrong in memory,
The stars have moved to places 
where they shouldn't be,

When you look for certain...Read More
Categories: up in arms, mystery, time,
Form: Couplet
Up For The Day
When I woke up early and rose up with the lark,
I was up so darned early, skies remained dark,
But being happy I rose up to greet the new day,
So after my breakfast I was soon up and away.
As I drove...Read More
Categories: up in arms, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
Earth's Last Breath
The earth on her last day comes in my mind
I see the earth sick with stomachache
in the universe that is becoming rebellious
humans that increasing act as God’s creators

Time is near or remote; the sick earth will collapse
A lunatic drank with...Read More
Categories: up in arms, destiny, imagery,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member ELECTION REFLECTION - JOIN IN THE COLLABORATION
Some folks will be down in the dumps 
Hillary lost … Donald came up trumps
Britain made their exit
They voted for Brexit
I have a question …are we all chumps?

JAN ALLISON

11~09~16


I think we're all sick of the status quo
They get rich and...Read More
Categories: up in arms, humorous, political, satire,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Rain
                                  Last time it rained was in...Read More
Categories: up in arms, rain,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Free Will
On trans-gender and gay rights

God gave every person free will to make their own 
choices when it comes to the lifestyle we wish to live.
 God also as a command said judge not lest you be
 judged so to say...Read More
Categories: up in arms, abuse, freedom,
Form: Narrative
ODE TO MY FIRST BORN

 Red hair 
 From my dad.
 Does not describe
 my beautiful child.

 She is poised,
 calm and serene.
 My precious,
 clever queen.

 First born,
 to two nuts.
 Silver spoon.
 Missing.

 Beauty, brains.
 Had a loving start.
 So forgave for
...Read More
Categories: up in arms, beauty, mother daughter,
Form: Bio
Bloodbath in Parliment
Destiny stretches its twisted arms
patching together its wounded flesh
Mercy cries out with mere oblivion 
Watching it dragging  its impotent body
And slowly gasping  for breath.
Stupefied souls hanging on to shades of doubts
Erupts with an anxious shout
ridiculing the contemptuous house.
It...Read More
Categories: up in arms, community, metaphor, places, political, violence,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Ants and the Wasp
Once upon a time,
some ants lived happily together in their nest.
Birds, rabbits, frogs, and beetles 
admired and envied their harmonic way of living.

One day, a wasp invaded their space;
it forced itself into their home,
with its dark, scary sting and body.

All...Read More
Categories: up in arms, animal, children, freedom, imagery, inspirational, life, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Marching
Marching
By Franklin Price
3/1/2016

Marching into Super Tuesday
Just after Leap Year Day
Many States  are having Primaries
The voters have their say

Looks like things have gone crazy
There's no rhythm and no rhyme
The Republicans are up in arms
Don't like it's Trumping time

Didn't mind the...Read More
Categories: up in arms, political,
Form: Rhyme
Vapour Puffing On
Vape Puffing On

The verdict or rather, the decision has been made…
Concerned Malaysians, sit up and take good heed..

The higher authorities has decreed that vape puffing is ok…
After all the publicity over its growing popularity, it is here to stay… 

After...Read More
Categories: up in arms, addiction, autumn, blessing, community, growing up, innocence,
Form: Narrative
WHO DO YOU THINK I AM
birth, devotion, how i feel, little sister, mirror, mother, together,

Who do you think I am - Poetry Contest

Birthed special as twins
From a shared womb
We were made to feel special!

My twin was first to let go
 She broke our love knot
...Read More
Categories: up in arms, birth, devotion, how i feel, little sister,
Form: Verse
Riots of London
Liberty Hall

The halls are packed with Liberty,
She cries FREEDOM on the streets.
The halls are packed with Liberty,
The children forgo their sweets.

Let's have a Ball

Smash and grab, fire asunder
Take what you can, who cares!
Come on people, lets' plunder,
Don't worry about the...Read More
Categories: up in arms, judgement,
Form: Lyric
WHY AFRICA
Why Africa

Africa is yet again up in arms
And the host nation is South Africa this time
Africans, open your eyes and see
After these attacks what will we benefit

Xenophobia is like pus 
The wound that is resistant to healing
Xenophobia is like mushrooms
Popping...Read More
Categories: up in arms, africa, anti bullying, anxiety, hurt,
Form: I do not know?