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Warning Poems | Examples of Warning Poetry

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

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List of Warning Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem THE WRONGS OF SPRING - GLOBAL WARNING JAN ALLISON Rhyme warning, confusion, flower, garden,
TRAPPED DIANE PERNA Free verse warning, animal, anti bullying, anxiety,
Jaded And Hoping Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme warning, hope,
Introducing, tha Jesta,Warning: Do not read if you like To kill a mockingbird Word Awl Free verse warning, america, angel, discrimination, fairy,
Premium Member Poem a good point Roof Missing Haiku warning, nature,
Same old dream Greig Turnbull Free verse warning, dream, i am,
Premium Member Poem Increasingly Palindromic Seasons Jesse Rowe Rhyme warning, word play,
Is Your House In Order Milton Robertson Prose Poetry warning, blessing, change, confidence, dedication,
New Neighbors, Part I Rhona McFerran Free verse warning, community, humanity, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Dead Man's Prologue Kevin Shaw Rhyme warning, death of a friend,

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InterGalactic Love Story
by Caren Krutsinger
It was no cosmic coincidence that a persnickety intergalactic wise guy named Hub
with an arrogant swagger morphed into the center of a crowded  fast-moving...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, fantasy,

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Thoughts At A Faculty Meeting
by Caren Krutsinger
A Meeting after an eight hour day
Should include jubilant jiving,
Exciting conversation,
Lively chatter,
Not a speaker who drones on and on and on and on and on...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, teacher,

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Dancing Desire
by Eileen Manassian
Only a glance, and
her image seared my mind.
Promise stained lips in coy little smile...
voluptuous hips stretching her skirt
A hint of a cleavage drew my eyes
Beguiling,...

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

THE UNPLANNED JOURNEY
by John Arribas
THE UNPLANNED JOURNEY
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS





I had a great breakfast gave a nice tip to the girl
I was late, had to swerve to avoid hitting a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, allegory, allusion, death, destiny,

Pshaw
by Rhona McFerran
“Pshaw!” My grandmother said
as she thumped and bumped about
her crowded kitchen
steam rising, having
heated conversation with herself

Rankled by my grandfather's
latest excuse for not helping
around the house

Thwack!...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, emotions, feelings, grandmother, humor,

The Black Hills wept for Thee
by Quoth TheRaven
The Black Hills wept for Thee

East of the Black Hills of South Dakota, 
On the Pine Ridge Reservation,
Live a proud tribe of Oglala Lakota. 
Part...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, betrayal, december, fate, loss,

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Refurbished Children's Stories: Goldilocks, but just barely
by Jim Slaughter
Not much about Goldilocks
Is really well known,
'cept she liked to hang out
In the woods all alone.
Of other customs and habits
We have just a splintering:
She was...

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

Still i am
by CHRISTOPHER QUIGLEY
I hate me
More than any of you could
Still i am
The man who stood
Gravity couldn't pull me down
Looking through space
From the outside in
Taking each pain with...

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

Farrago Go Again With My Gallimaufry
by matthew harris
A nascent hodgepodge
     of gobbledygook from me,
or alternatively yours
     nada soo true lee,
this incipient harm
  ...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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A Zulu Warrior
by Jack Ellison


Do you sometimes see a Zulu Warrior
Staring back from the mirror in the morning!
A nasty fierce looking bad-tempered dude
Obscenities flying out without warning

Crabbing bout having...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, morning,

Five Stories For A Pen
by Earl Schumacker
Black ink cartridge dead and empty
Once fed blank paper onion white
It was a canon while it lasted
All good copies come to an end

When it ran...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, appreciation, confusion, identity,

The warning
by Paul Warren
One day she appeared 
And hasn’t since disappeared
She gave a word of warning since repeated
In a manner that was not well greeted
Some laughed it off...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, science fiction,

The Eggshell Waltz
by colin mitchell williams

It’s a ballet of carefully choreographed mistakes
a tiptoe dance through a delicate maze 
a sudden splinter to catch a thorn
barefoot floor where the eggshells are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, hurt, trust, truth,

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Age Four Is Coming
by Caren Krutsinger
I run around frantically, grabbing up anything that could be used as a weapon.
I forgot those scissors were down there, next to the bath tub.
Suddenly...

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

Dynamic Re Flexion Within The Restless Earth
by matthew harris
Dynamic Re: Flexion Within The Restless Earth

Blame Neptune for unleashing
     Indonesian tragic phenomena
     just by his innocent...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, 11th grade, adventure, atheist,

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Rose Hips
by Maurice Rigoler

Like small rosy-skinned apples
	they entice like artfully arranged
		fruit in a painting by Severin Roesen.

Beneath the appealing rose-dawn 
	skin, a potent sourness waited
		to shock my unsuspecting...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, truth,

love cannot heal me
by jazmine Alcaraz

i had a therapist tell me once, that it is ironic of how much love i gave out cause i didn’t give much to myself....

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, 12th grade, art,

love cannot heal me
by jazmine Alcaraz

i had a therapist tell me once, that it is ironic of how much love i gave out cause i didn’t give much to myself....

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, 12th grade, art,

Black Heart
by Catelyn Meeker

I don’t think you know what you’re in for when you fall in love with me. I’ll have to show you my disease and all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, break up, character, conflict,

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Gomorrah Toys
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


Military maneuvers,
conducted by starship troopers,
make a Lot of king Chedorlaomer noise

Earhole space
penetrated by the Pentagon puffing pace ... 
stealth sound of smoke signals
Warning drumbeat signs...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: warning, truth, violence, war, wisdom,