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Want Poems | Examples of Want Poetry

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

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List of Want Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Christmas M. L. Kiser Acrostic want, appreciation, celebration, christian, christmas,
The Charity of Forgetting James Kelley Free verse want, depression, girlfriend, grief, hurt,
Write What You Like Jonathan French Cinqku want, africa,
The Rules of Football Marabi Amfaal Hydara Rhyme want, 11th grade, confidence, dedication,
Horizon eric ploscik Free verse want, life, philosophy,
Letter to me Maz Zie Bio want, age, angel, anti bullying,
Moonlight Flit Dave Timperley Rhyme want, leaving, moving on,
My Place Of Bleeding- Oceans And Time Justin Worthy Romanticism want, adventure, love, travel, true
Premium Member Poem MILLENIALS Line Gauthier Free verse want, appreciation, money, rude, silence,
They Say James West Free verse want, bereavement, betrayal, loss, lost

Poetic Milestones
by Indiana Shaw
POETIC MILESTONES

Those lines look so darn flippin’ familiar,
I am sure I have seen that poem, before

It is called poetic milestones; I am sure you will,
come...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, 7th grade,

Choice
by Ishwar Zore
Do you feel....
Like... the child you were before is laughing at you 
you are not betraying anyone else but you
Like.... by making you do what...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, change, dedication, deep, destiny,

THE WISDOM BOOK OF THE WIZARD
by Beata Agustin
I would want to be the wizard’s Book of wisdom
That can cheer every heart against life’s boredom
Enabling them to bask in genuine freedom
As they regard...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, appreciation, bible, christian, faith,

Dercum's Disease
by John Steward
Our Bodies, they Hurt. Our Lumps are on fire
It befuddles our mind, Our Thoughts a quagmire,
We want it to stop. We want it to end.
We...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, anger, angst, dark, health,

The Last
by John Steward
I’m Hiding, Hiding in this cupboard
Feeling sick, I’m sick to my stomach
The shotgun sounds
I hear him. Coming, he’s reloading his rounds.
The Stairs, they creak, he’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, dark, death, evil, fear,

Loneliness
by M Asim Nehal
After a lavish evening walk
And splendor dinner party
I went for a quite sound sleep
Within few minutes 
I was in dreams 
Body was resting yet mind...

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

Heavenly Cheese
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

HEAVENLY CHEESE

If my appetite you want ever to please
For my taste buds you have the keys
Bring out from within the deep freeze
Mouthful chunks of any...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, happy, passion,

Carmena the American, Part II
by David Welch
...By now Carmena’s anger had built up,
and she glared searing flames at her ‘friend,’
said,”You shut you damn mouth and listen close,
everything you just said does...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, america, culture, discrimination, freedom,

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Sizzling Surprises
by stark hunter
Sizzling Surprises 

I’m ruminating here on this promenade of sizzling surprises.
I’m sitting here, watching the living denizens walk on by.
None of these sentient beings ever...

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

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141
by cs parker
141
I feel this urge
It’s a backlash
A surly surge
And its so absurd
That people try
To sell their souls
When it’s the one thing
That cant be bought 
Or sold...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, abuse, age, america,

Is The Pain Worth It
by Delaina Cook
 Is the Pain worth it

Cross Country brings pain as 
             One leg
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, 8th grade, pain, teen,

A bed of poems
by Dominic Middleton
A word
A line
A title
A situation
A seed is planted
In the bed
That’s made for poetry

They grow under
The sunshine of my thoughts
Toward that consciousness
That is my mind

I water...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, garden, poetry,

Reflections in a puddle
by James West
I see me, 
seeing me..
In the surface of a reflection...
I see the past, the present
And a future not yet mentioned.
Who am I on the opposite...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, beauty, deep, life, remember,

Who was I
by Nishita Sharma
Believe me when i say
I was not like this from aye
I was once whole before they broke me,
I was once happy before they made me...

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

True love find me
by Phila Bikitsha
From the depths of my heart, I long for love
From the bottom of my heart, I wish to let go. To let go of fear,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, friendship love, hope, inspirational

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A Little Kindness Never Hurts
by Caren Krutsinger
I pass the woman, but when I meet her sad brown eyes,
Something godly stirs within me, and I sagely feel,
We have a vast spiritual connection,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Just another heartbreak
by Lorna Safronick
You told me you loved me
And want me as your wife
You pursued me hard
With promises of a new life

But like the others before 
It was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, heartbreak, hurt, sad,

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Other People But Not Me
by Caren Krutsinger
Other people get sick and can be nice.
I can’t.
Some people can get mad and can be nice.
I can’t.
 
Some people can be grumpy, and can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, introspection, mental illness, sick,

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Christmas is Coming
by Nina Parmenter
Christmas is coming,
So what would you like?
I just want time to dream,
I just want time to write,
Get your sister a sweater,
Your boy a new bike,
And...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, christmas, writing,

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Not Blinded But Open Minded
by James Horn
Not Blinded But Open Minded

Rather than ever having been blinded, 
Would really want to be open minded;
Will repent;
Am always resilient,
And together my teeth never grinded.

Jim...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: want, allegory, analogy,