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Wants Poems | Examples of Wants Poetry

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

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List of Wants Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Down the drain jesse McDonald Free verse wants, heartbroken,
You Got This Karamel Princess Rhyme wants, courage, encouraging, farewell, work,
Walls Divide Us jake aller Free verse wants, america, places, usa,
Activeness Of The Old Age MAHTAB BANGALEE Quatrain wants, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem I had so many dreams where did they ever go Marc Acrich Prose wants, old,
candidate dwijoko harianto Political Verse wants, care, city, culture, love,
Confident and Stable Michael Thomas Free verse wants, art, blessing, cheer up,
Purpose fuels passion Letwin Mpofu Classicism wants, anger, assonance, confusion, joy,
Donkey Robert Bellam Haiku wants, animal, cry, feelings, happy,
THANKFUL Beata Agustin Enclosed Rhyme wants, appreciation, blessing, devotion, faith,

Stuck
by Sian Lyons
I’m stuck in a body that no longer works. 
A body that shudders, swells, hurts, and jerks. 
I’m stuck in a body that makes me...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, body, sick,

My partner's love
by Kristen Bailey
When I lost my partner, I thought I would die,
It seemed so unfair, it must be a lie.
It had to be my hands that ended...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, animal, death, dog, grief,

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Tired
by Bernard Chan

He’s tired of himself sometimes,
tired of always being him,
thinking his thoughts,
feeling as he always does,
negotiating with his desires. 

Inherently selfish, he’s nonetheless 
not quite dull...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, growing up, identity, journey,

A mature perspective
by Kevin A. Hernandez
You can stumble across the old memory if it is part of you that has saved, the laughter and imagination from the old days.

Taking a...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, appreciation, birth, fantasy,

Black chameleon
by Harrison Khando
When I open the history books and hit the ground running.
 my boots quake in fear as I race across the verses.
 Doomed are the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, africa, black love, culture,

Your Hijab Your Pride
by Marabi Amfaal Hydara
Bismillah. For the girls who have yet to discover the beauty of the veil.
Your hijab not only covers you, but can also protect,
It makes men...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, beautiful,

Calling John Harvey
by Leighton J Rees
John holds a towel to his bruised up face
another whisky soaked self inflicted haze

He calls an ambulance, the only number he knows
a prank call just...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, addiction, age, loneliness, lonely,

Try to tell
by mohamad safan
Try to tell the truth

You are my love in faith

Or you want to let me to do the  false

Every time I wish to see...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, beauty, desire, emotions, heart,

Let me talk about the love
by mohamad safan
The love in many ways is tough

He leads the men to gain fight

The women struggle as they tide

The men who wish to tide

They follow the...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, addiction, age, beauty, death,

What Happens If We're Wrong- III
by David Welch
III.
Some claim that your sex is all in your head,
that you can change it at any old time,
gender is not bound by our biology,
it’s nothing...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, children, confusion, how i

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PEEK A BOOM
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
PEEK A BOOM!

Take a peek,
See what’s looming,
Populations booming,
Take a peek,
Things don’t seem sweet,
Soldiers marching, many feet,
Take a peek,
Priest holds communion cup,
Wardens locking prisoners up,
Take a...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, death, political, war,

ENCOUNTER PART I
by Phatt Matt
Night time again after a twelve-hour shift
Making my way down the road riding fast
I’m homeward bound
Suddenly I brake to stop
At the sight of a bearded...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, adventure, character, courage, crazy,

Love- Mythical or Real
by VIJAI PANT
Till some months back
No thought
No planning
Her waters
Almost drying
Making even
Meandering difficult
Then
A faint idea
Of an ocean
Somewhere ahead
Her reason
For a gradual surge
Over those otherwise
Lovelorn pebbles 
Her waters again...

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

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THE WOODSMAN
by Judy Ball
He is a quiet, gentle man,
With a friendly, easy smile.
He's helpful and considerate,
Honest, without guile.

He works as the county game warden.
His family lives in the...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, fantasy, halloween,

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Whirlwind
by Heidi Sands
Life becomes a whirlwind
As I feel like the copper colored leaves
All tumbling through the air
I reach up to the vast blue skies,
Still smiling at the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, angst, anxiety, beauty, sunset,

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FOOTSTEPS
by Leon Enriquez



By the pathway old,
Beauty waits for me;
This much I am told,
Love shows what must be.


My curious heart speeds,
To meet and greet poise;
I stretch wants and...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, change,

Humility
by Mario Walker
We love to be on top, to be liked to be important but God want us to be humble.

Humility is something I struggle with not...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, inspirational, jesus, spiritual,

BLAME IT ON THE MONEY
by Emmiasky Ojex
Look at our daughters
They now show no ill in laying with men old as their fathers
Look at our sons
Nothing is holding them back from scamming...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, africa, art, metaphor, money,

the lover gives does not take
by mohamad safan
In all nations the lover gives
He didn't wait a reward every one wants

He must give his soul to who loves
Even every thing is bad but...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, art, care, character, culture,

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By the sea
by Heidi Sands
She knows he’s out there
For she’s heard his words whispered by the sea
It doesn’t always feel so fair
But, she will wait patiently

What he wants, she...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wants, love, sea, soulmate,