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Waste Poems | Examples of Waste Poetry

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

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List of Waste Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
You pushed away the love robin davis Rhyme waste, anger, friendship, hurt, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem SAD DIRGE Leon Enriquez Couplet waste, change,
Premium Member Poem Scraps ilene bauer Rhyme waste, me,
Premium Member Poem Borrowed Time Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse waste, angel, appreciation, creation, death,
MEMORIES COLORED WITH BLISS Beata Agustin Blank verse waste, appreciation, blessing, cheer up,
Premium Member Poem Back When Lost Love, Sent Its Deepest Sad Moans Robert Lindley Rhyme waste, betrayal, conflict, dark, grief,
Compounding Demons Brandon Connor Rhyme waste, break up, depression, divorce,
Premium Member Poem Until It's Gone ilene bauer Limerick waste, food,
Premium Member Poem A Blue Gemstone Emile Pinet Free verse waste, 10th grade, beautiful, earth,
Rebecca, My Match Made In Heaven Belarussian daniel israel Rhyme waste, beautiful, crush, friendship love,

Unsheath the sword and let the blood flow
by fauxcroft wade
For glory and for God he shouted

As he roared into battle

So his hunger for death could be sated

Weilding and slashing, hacking with his sword

From his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, fantasy, god, passion, song,

Redemption Near
by Kurt Philip Behm
Did you waste your life
  just making money

Did you eat the bread
  and not the honey

Did you sell your soul
  as your...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, forgiveness,

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Parable of the Talents
by Jesse Rowe
The Master left to go away,
But, being wise and just,
He first called forth three servants and
Placed Talents in their trust.

According to their proven skills
He portioned...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, allegory, bible, spiritual,

Sensation
by Phatt Matt

The thrill of winning feels real
I’m chuffed coz I closed the deal
These haters got nothing on me
I told them that they can have all chips
Be...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, change, character, conflict, courage,

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Truth
by Kelly Hitchcock
Forgive them father
For they know not what they do
They idolize an image
Without following through

Their fruits tell a story
Revealing the darkest of souls
Condemning one another
Holding hands...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, allegory, hope, inspiration, inspirational,

Broken
by Derani Blackburn
You cant fix a certain man...
If he doesnt have a heart.
Its pointless to even try...
He was broken from the start.

Not even a stitch or a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, betrayal, change, deep, how

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Pondering Clam
by Maurice Rigoler

Said a pondering clam to one nearby:
They say beyond these waters is only sky.

Do you suppose life without mud or water
suits a clam, and is...

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

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The Burden of Awareness
by Kelly Hitchcock
The burden of awareness
Neurosis of mankind
Conundrum - juxtaposition
Instinctual beast – conscious creature – like a vine intertwined

Evolution
Seeds watered - do grow
Guided by the phylogeny
Tempered –...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, allegory, blessing, conflict, courage,

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Disappointed With Earth
by Caren Krutsinger
Back to his waiting mothership 
                Ogo traveled, and in...

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

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Unctuous Byproduct
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Grease the binary palms ...
singular greed motive,
zero moral qualms

Paper cancer in the brain — 
MRI diagnosis
(make riches increase)
reveals a tumorous mental condition:
Malignant Reptilian Imaging

Scaly thoughts
of...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, allusion, corruption, truth, wisdom,

The bus stop in LA
by Geoffery Isaac
Waiting for the bus at a bus stop in LA
Sitting next to this guy who is clearly insane
Obviously homeless by the dirt on his face
But...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, abuse, anxiety, betrayal, depression,

Epic
by Mark Priestley
The blade buried     beneath the burning.
Old hopes lost, back    in the lash of battle.
One man walks  ...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, myth,

Be Separate Unto Christ -2 Corinthians 6: 14-18
by Gordon McConnell
Scriptures declare that believers be true
to be faithful to Christ always in His way
being not unequally yoked to unbelievers
obeying God's word stand fast they would...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, bible, jesus, spiritual,

Into The Void
by Matthew Morton
Paperbacks tell the tales 
Of those lost in time
They occupy your intellect
You slowly waste your mind
Like television and internet
There are worse ways to unwind
Judgement comes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, fantasy, grave, horror, imagination,

One Hell of a Choice
by Larry Logan
Some have a will to suicide.
We do not want to live.
Crumpled dreams piled high in the dirt out back.
Ten thousand demons chide every and all...

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

Of a God Not There
by Larry Logan
I should be dead by now,
Not eating micro waved Banquet
Pot pie for dinner past 3 AM,
Count maximum hours of sleep
Before I see my therapist tomorrow.

Living...

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

Loose Change
by eric ploscik
I hate what I've become
A bitter, addicted shell of a man
Never enough sleep
I'm dying on my feet
And I pray to meet
The great one with 
Some...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, addiction, sad,

Past, Present, Future
by David O'Haolin Whalen
First Of A trilogy…Past, Future And Today

Where do you spend 
Most of your time?
When you wander and 
Ponder within your mind

When you gaze into space
Lost...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, allegory, life, time,

Life's Juice
by Drencho POET
Sugar cane world
Sweetness reigns
Life's juice
Strife is over.
Joyous taste
No time to waste
Storm is over
Sweet-home takes over.

Drencho_POET_Loads...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, life,

One Can Only Dream
by eric ploscik
It’s time to let go
You must have a little faith in me
After all these years
I know you want the best
Believe me, I’ve wanted the same
But...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waste, integrity, introspection, life,