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Walkabout Poems | Examples of Walkabout Poetry

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List of Walkabout Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Epitome Begets An Illusion Aaron Butcher Rhyme walkabout, absence,
Voyage to the Bottom of This matthew harris Dramatic Verse walkabout, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Slanging it up Down Under White Wolf Rhyme walkabout, fun, tribute,
The Epitome Begets An Illusion Aaron Butcher Rhyme walkabout, art,
Premium Member Poem WalkAbout Caren Krutsinger Acrostic walkabout, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Hall of Fame Reggae Magnet Free verse walkabout, africa, black african american,
Talk Text Via You kewayne wadley Free verse walkabout, black african american, black
Premium Member Poem A DEDICATED FOLLOWER OF FASHION - REVISED Darryl Ashton Rhyme walkabout, satire,
walk with me Jayne Eggins Rhyme walkabout, death, life, loss, universe,
Walkabout DM Babbit Free verse walkabout, beauty, garden, morning, nature,

A Dog's Tale
by Albert Ahearn
Except for an occasional
firm tug on my bristly neck,
daily walks were enjoyable.
I really don’t mind, what the heck
I get to sniff the things I love:
Poop,...

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

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TO LAUGH AT JUSTICE
by Darryl Ashton
TO LAUGH AT JUSTICE


They took away her money 
and her jewellery,
And the loose change that
she'd give to grandson 
John.
They took away the presents
bought for Christmas,
And...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, care,

Company
by Lindsay Laurie
I left in desperation 
when hunger drove me out,
Left behind a home and family 
when I went walkabout.
I left all the cities,
moved through the country...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, dedication,

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PRESENCE
by Leon Enriquez

Deep fragment
Moment to see;
Haiku mystery


Here within time
A timeless moment;
See with new sight


So much happens
If I but see;
Experience the light


Pathway on wet grass
Morning walkabout;
Wayside flowers greet


Sunlight...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, art,

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ESCAPADES
by Leon Enriquez

Blurry e-motion
Waiting on words;
Upheaval swirls


Meal time posture
Food court harvest;
Same old stuff


Chinatown fringe 
Walkabout excursion;
Hot humid weather chokes


Word for word jazz
Relevance juxtaposed;
Poignant verse strains 


Book store...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, appreciation,

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CHINA TOUR THOUGHTS 2
by Leon Enriquez


China Tour Diary Moment #2
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AZURE MOUNTAIN GORGE



Mile after mile we take the China roads;
Highways beckon now as our tour meanders;
Vistas speak beauty as coach bears...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, appreciation,

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MERLION CITY 8
by Leon Enriquez
MARINA BAY WALKABOUT


Saturday night tour walkabout:
You and I stroll briskly along
To check the lights with the big crowd
With carefree souls pushing sing-song!

By transit train, we...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, heart,

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ODE TO AN EVENING STROLL
by Leon Enriquez

Fancy a trip down memory lane somewhere
Through the corridors of time and space that steer
Fond passageways to remember our affair...

Here we go now, you and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, devotion,

Sleeves of the Soul
by Jayne Eggins
our hearts were once joined,
 
now apart the degrees
 
of separation are burning,
 
my wounds are weeping 
 
there is no other day
 
 
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, depression, imagination,

askew
by andrew delapruch
sheets of light from times that’ve passed &
(patterns of events 
that try to circumvent)
clichés dancing ‘pon the looking glass 
(original overcast clouds 
placing bets upon...

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

Ferrets revenge
by DON JOHNSON
nette onclaud
Contest Name	PERSONIFICATION OF JANUARY


Ferrets revenge

January made me sadder
February was very dark,
March had a little madness,
Ferret bit the postman aaark.

Chased the Postman up the footpath,
Stop...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, adventure, me, me,

desire
by Goode Guy
maybe Epicurus might'a been furious
if he'd lost all of his desire
combed the ground, to look around
for lost wants to quench his ire

where'd he drop his...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, angst, happiness, hope, introspection,

When the Rains Come
by Margaret Foster

When the rains come down
And the dark clouds fill the sky
The old men go walkabout
 When the rains come down
And the earth no longer dry
The...

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Sedoka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, nature, people, women, old,

The Great Aussie Picnic
by Lizzie Treetop
The Mozzies are biting, we forgot the Aeroguard
The ants, all the bickies are about to bombard
The twins are fightin’ and actin’ real mean
This family picnic,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, funny,

G'day Part 3 A poem for Don
by Tony Lane
The heat built up on our walkabout, 
And ol’ sol put me into distress. 
With no chance of seeing anyone on this route 
I decided...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, funny, me,

Golden Pond
by Mitch White
I was raised in the sticks where you never saw a cop
It was easily a two mile walk to the school bus stop

How I got...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, life, love, house, city,

Lake Elisa
by DON JOHNSON
Lake Eliza
Out by poor old  Lake Elisa lived a moody ancient miser.
Who bemoaned his fate throughout the livelong day.
lived further west than Isa out...

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Epitaph | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, adventure, angst, cowboy-western,

In the Neverland of Oz
by Jayne Eggins
i.


I had lost the entirety 
of my muchness
I watched a white rabbit 
dart in my peripheral 
as walkabout found my feet, 
the Red Queen laughs...

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

Bushmans Final Homecoming
by Jayne Eggins
the Nulla Nulla passed 
in a delicate arch
this was the final throw
no prey or hunters fate awaits 
at journeys end


end over end
as the battles before
or...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, history, imagination, mystery

if I am forgotten .... Wendy read me a story
by Jayne Eggins
If I am forgotten
I want you to know


as the blinding light of summer
turns to fall, 
a shimmer,
daffodils turn to seed,
drifting on the breeze
I am walking...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: walkabout, family, sadme, daffodils,