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Verse Poems | Examples of Verse Poetry

Verse Poems. Examples of Verses and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Verse poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Verse.

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List of Verse Poems

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Premium Member Poem Lichen Maurice Rigoler Light Verse verse, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Critterary Verses: A lesson from the dinosaur Jim Slaughter Light Verse verse, animal, humor,
Premium Member Poem September Triplet Maurice Rigoler Light Verse verse, september,
Premium Member Poem September Light Maurice Rigoler Light Verse verse, september,
Premium Member Poem Morning Perambulations of a Carp Maurice Rigoler Light Verse verse, analogy, imagery,
Nero Fiddles while Rome Burns Billy Jones Free verse verse, abuse, anger, betrayal, hope,
Premium Member Poem WELCOME DAYS AUTUMN FALLS James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse verse, appreciation, autumn, dedication, desire,
Foundation Cracks Liza DeStefano Free verse verse, emotions,
Premium Member Poem What's Your Hope Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse verse, gender, gospel, green, health,
Sem Parar Nunca Giacomo Nerone Free verse verse, business,

Poetry tells the Truth about Our Struggles and Joys
by Mark Frank
Fortified through our human existence
Pressed on either side
We often ride towards a battle 
As we rattle with the elements of life

One page 
As we engage...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, education, emotions,

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I Wander The Desert Alone-Desertion in Barren Fields
by Winged Warrior
Barren fields of mind-expanding,
within eyes dusty…
Forever dreaming oasis,
with winds howling cold.

Ringing sounds of silence,
tiresome travelling step by step…
Deceiving thirst occupied by illusions,
of fermenting thoughts standing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, deep, depression, endurance,

SO HIGH A PRICE
by Jim Yerman
She never asked to be molested
nor could she have conceived
that when she told her story
she would not be believed.

That when she told her story
she would...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse,

ROOK VISITS
by Tony Hargreaves
I hear his cawing cry high in the elm
and watch him take the steep glide straight to me. 
With flare and flap he flies onto...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, bird,

MISS WILLOW
by Tony Hargreaves
The lake is calm. You have your looking glass
and see yourself amid bright cumulus. 
Your lovely locks reflect the morning's gold
and form it into shapely...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, tree,

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HAPPENING 94 ear candy
by Brian Strand
so quiet
     is
        this love
how
to    
    tell...
and 
yet
...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, music,

pedophiliac
by jan hansen
The paedophiliac? 

I sat on a park bench beside another old man
we saw a beautiful 17 years old girl walking past
and I said: we can’t...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, allegory, angel, chicago,

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Brain Stormed
by Bernard Chan

Why does the heart get all the credit for love?
By so-called affairs of the heart, 
that most storied of organs is not unduly inconvenienced. 
It...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, body, crush, emotions, feelings,

Readers of Riddles
by Valentina Iljina-Pechenova
Your eyes are sparkling bright,
I see the different gleams of love in them,
I yearn for their intensity, so emotional,
Your looks so impudent and young, yet...

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

Ten Percent Brain Myth
by matthew harris
Medical and/or scientific experts
     doth now corroborate,
promulgate, validate...(wait
don't go there's much more)
     linkedin with falsehood
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, 11th grade, 12th grade,

THE ROTTEN LIE
by Neldy Jolo
Apparently
I am jailed in the room
reading the books of haters
where I can see caterpillars
spreading on the grave
rotting.

I even heard voices
shouting from the pages 
the bourgeoisie...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, angst, anxiety, art, betrayal,

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TV Decorating Shows
by Caren Krutsinger
Everyone oohing and ahhing over another blah house
Decorated so wonderfully. What? Are you kidding? Nothing special.
Boring at best. Blah. Tans and browns.  Excuse me....

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

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Peeping Tom Princess
by Caren Krutsinger
I did not realize I am a waiting room peeping tom princess until today.
When I first arrived, I made a mistake and laughed when an
older...

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

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Goodbye - for EAW
by M Braimah Saaka
So She knew
That declaration of love
It took me by surprise
We hadn’t spoken for decades
The cut off when I didn’t reply
Later the daily prayers she sent...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, cancer, death, love,

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Sayings of a Malcontent
by Maurice Rigoler
Of course, you are a friend; I just don’t like your company.

I’d like contemporary music a lot more, 
if I could tolerate the noise.

Kids? ...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, humor,

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Seductive Rock
by Maurice Rigoler

The moon, that seductive rock,
has aroused many a Miss
and many a too-eager jock
to premarital bliss.

Neither he nor she was bright
on that promiscuous night.
In the heat...

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heart seeds
by bethany taylor
As I dug my hands into the soil in her heart, she did not attempt to grow flowers there. My hands were salt and she...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, 11th grade, crush, first

Loving the Tao of Laozi
by Anil Deo
When women were without say or station
whether at birth ("on the ground") or widowed
Always under the authority of men or a son
Master Kong was advised,...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, environment, flower,

Scared of love
by Christopher Flaherty
Please excuse me
If in your company my eyes tilt skyward 
And I cramp up
Because you render me hapless

For you bring out
The shy retiring boy inside...

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

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The Last Two Cockroaches
by Caren Krutsinger
She gave me the evil eye
She bared her teeth and gnashed them at me
I tried to ignore her
Did the best I could
But she was outstandingly...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, environment,