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Wasting Poems | Examples of Wasting Poetry

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

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List of Wasting Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Bible Studies Lindsay Laurie Rhyme wasting, humor,
The Unwanted World Marabi Amfaal Hydara Rhyme wasting, abuse, anxiety, betrayal,
Sleepy Head Damian Keady Free verse wasting, fun, giggle,
Premium Member Poem Tethered to Sleep, Still Edward Ibeh Dodoitsu wasting, morning, night, perspective, sleep,
My dream Raynolds Moseamedi I do not know? wasting, africa, childhood, depression, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Ant Sense Connie Marcum Wong Couplet wasting, beauty, nature,
Beautiful Mourning Roger Byrd Narrative wasting, depression,
I wish I had smarts and money Michael Robinson Rhyme wasting, caregiving, change, freedom, future,
Too Old For Love Gregory Huelsenbeck Free verse wasting, angst, dark,
WITH GOD, I CAN Beata Agustin Free verse wasting, blessing, character, christian, devotion,

Untestable Time
by J.W. Earnings
I tried to beat the clock as I run forward…
I tried to dry my tears and be less awkward
I still have a tiny bit of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, angst,

Love rape
by Letwin Mpofu
Love Rape

People define 'rape' as something bad,evil and painful;
I guess maybe it's the way we view things,
Love yet amazing, joyful, enjoyable...
The end at the beginning,...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, allusion, anxiety, caregiving,

Wanderlust
by Rhona McFerran
Wanderlust welled
within my heart at early age
spirit smothered by small towns
and even smaller spaces
for my hopes, dreams, expectations

So I traveled far, searching
for a place with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, character, identity, life, people,

Vroom Men Hood
by matthew harris
Some dude from
     vinyl city revs engine
     of his dirt bike to the max
   ...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, 10th grade, 12th grade,

Celebrity worshipping
by Alex Duffy
I don't understand why this generation are obsessed with worshipping celebrities
Go on social media and everything a Kardashian does is described as legendary
You sit around...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, career, celebrity, character, life,

FORGIVE ME
by Saraphina Alfred
Forgive me for breathing around you,
Forgive me for keeping my eyes open
even when your stars didn't shine,
For seeing when I was supposed to look,
For misunderstanding...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, angel, anger, anxiety,

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As he lay dying
by Gershon Wolf
As he lay dying, slowly wasting away 
   He reviewed his life with ever-increasing dismay
Had he ever thanked his folks for their efforts...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, life, love, time,

Love is weakness
by Nagella Jean-Baptiste
Love is weakness I do not need.
Your love is fake. You just try to still from soul that been through pain.

You try to distract with...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, feelings, truth,

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My Petootsie Mootsie Cutesy Mood
by Caren Krutsinger
I am in a petootsie mootsie cutsey mood today.
No one can take this from me in any kind of way.
So watch out, because no matter...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, 3rd grade, 4th grade,

one last song
by isaac white
as i lay and wit for death i feel the world pushing me to see life 
as a way to fight but i truly hate...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, death, suicide,

Transcendental Exploits
by matthew harris
Most everything written
(and learned ya in school)
     Yukon coon sitter, (and bet
     your bottom dollar) tibia bunch
...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Ancient Embers
by Gregory R Barden

     My Chief ...

Thoughts go back to there again,
     The night you found me on the plain,
...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, appreciation, farewell, father, fire,

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A Request
by Wren Rushing
O Lord I ask one thing of thee,
 that I might know this mystery.
Proceed my child and we shall see,
 if you shall get thy...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, bible, christian, god, spiritual,

IN HIS TIGER EYES
by Poetic Judy Emery
IN HIS TIGER EYES

In his tiger eyes
I could see his wild side, 
all the pain he had to combat. 
Oh, how cold his heart can...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, age, art, growth, hurt,

Not Afraid - Eminem Parody, Verse 1 and 2
by Nick Trim
(Verse 1)
This cannot repeat or loop around anymore in my direction,
I've had the wind kicked out of my sails due to depression.
And everyday 
I hide...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, hip hop, parody, rap,

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Back When Lost Love, Sent Its Deepest Sad Moans
by Robert Lindley
Back When Lost Love, Sent Its Deepest Sad Moans

Once when life seemed to be a bitter waste
love had failed, left its first unsavory taste,
sky had...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, betrayal, conflict, dark, grief,

Around It Goes
by eric ploscik
When your world is crumbling 
With so many different layers
Yearning for simplicity and serenity
Not this awful complexity
You can't even think straight
Let alone function
I know there's...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, depression, god, life,

Will I Ever Know Anything Else
by Madi Cook
it is overwhelming to feel as if you will
never achieve anything due to lack of
confidence and absence of resilience

you could acquire all of the ambition...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, 12th grade, analogy, anxiety,

Searching for an answer
by Alex Duffy
So much gets said, but how much truth is actually told? 
Everyone has different versions of the matter 
People love to speak on what they...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, deep, depression, devotion, for

Whisper Of The Past
by eric ploscik
Some can't or wont
Wrap their heads
Around your inability
To be connected
Stuck up
Weird
Mentally ill
Drug addict
Loser
The labels thrown out into the universe
Only you can prove them
Right or wrong
But...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wasting, introspection,