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My writing career has just begun. After being a teacher, I wanted some new fun. I like to read and hop around. My fencing career did not make me muscle bound. I live where heat and humidity is a summer's day. But reading science fiction is certainly okay. My pets can growl and purr for me. They have the knack to help me be as happy as can be! Thanks for reading this little rhyming poem. I wrote it using my little metronome. Have a great day everyone!
    Rated: E · History · #2255547
    This Olympics and the athletes may be rated differently than other Olympics.
    Rated: E · Relationship · #2249595
    Last poem for April's Poetry Month.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2249533
    A poem with many words starting with "p".
    Rated: E · Writing · #2249441
    There is a lot of thinking going into this. The first and last line must be opposites.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #2249359
    Some young girl went through a sad/tough time. This poem is in the Minute Poem form.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2249295
    A little boy has a special dream.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2249203
    How one person's life changed.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2249138
    This is World Penguin Day. Let's give a cheer for those little birds. Poem style: etheree
    Rated: E · Friendship · #2249061
    These people are one of a kind.
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #2248982
    What would you do if you could visit the moon? The word moonies refers to the children.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2248929
    The weeds are his arch-enemy. He is dedicated to a beautiful lawn.
    Rated: E · Experience · #2248845
    I just started typing and my fingers did this. What would be a piece of heaven for you?
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2248804
    No April Fool's joke, it really did snow today. Just for a few hours.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2248743
    A Terza Rima form that has aba bib cdc dd rhyme scheme.11 syllables.The form is hard.
    Rated: E · Writing · #2248684
    An acrostic using the spelling P E A C E E. I needed that last E for a rhyme.
    Rated: E · Experience · #2248629
    A Quintilla poem form
    Rated: E · Animal · #2248568
    Some people shouldn't drink. Limerick
    Rated: 18+ · Emotional · #2248519
    This is hard to describe. It comes from a phrase I heard. Don't be afraid.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2248451
    This is a Tyburn poem form. It was written for National Pet Day.
    Rated: E · Activity · #2248395
    A. Butts created this fun game in about 1933. Have fun!
    Rated: E · Women's · #2248340
    Can you see a pink world? Some could.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2248290
    What do you do when you don't know the meaning of budgeting.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2248211
    an etheree. It starts with one syllable and adds another for nine more for 10 line
    Rated: E · Death · #2248121
    Prince Philip has died. He was the rock of the marriage to the Queen. A Nove Otto poem.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2248038
    I do my work. But who wouldn't like a day with no work. Only the things one likes.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2247971
    Nature's lovely creature. This is an acrostic style poem.
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #2247913
    Dedicated to the snack. Like an ode. Twinkie which was put in the market in 1930.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2247864
    This is a seven line rondelet about a relationship that ended sadly.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2247782
    My vision of sunset on the particular Sunday. A haiku
    Rated: E · Environment · #2247727
    April is a month filled with warmer temperature and the renewal of life.
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #2247671
    Are you hungry? Try something that will make your day.
    Rated: E · Sports · #2247600
    No joking! April is the month that is for poems. One a day. Get ready and here we go!
    Rated: E · Contest · #2242333
    The feeling of hope after a time of torment by an illness.Contest entry.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #2236737
    Tonight's Blue Moon and Halloween is rare. To Him, time is important. Contest Short Shots.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2234021
    Contest Entry
    Rated: E · Nature · #2229895
    A haiku about a horrible weather phenomenon. Iowa was its last victim.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2228930
    A contest entry. A woman's surprised by her husband
    Rated: E · Adult · #2227724
    A single parent with kids and a parent with dementia is hard to deal with sometimes.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2227555
    Dedicated to my 25 year old cat who has cancer. It is a 7-5-7 syllable poem.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2226627
    Let the holiday be celebrated with family and friends. A contest entry
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2224314
    Things in an old house. Contest entry
    Rated: E · Animal · #2221547
    This little beetle has fascinated many kids. Contest entry
    Rated: E · Animal · #2219785
    I missed the contest entry date. This poem lacks something. + or - comments welcome.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2216393
    Many kids have dreams to be an athlete, artist or entertainer. A contest entry.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2213613
    This is a contest entry. A family has some strong children.
    Rated: 13+ · Community · #2210564
    Not everyone has a perfect life.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2208831
    Contest entry. A young girl has an experience that may turn her life around.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2205632
    I tried to put two haikus with the same topic together.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2205631
    A brief trip in the forest has a surprise.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2204199
    The life of this man has been going on for a long time.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2201668
    A little witch has her first cooking lesson.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2199607
    This is not the same kind of first day that kids normally have.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2196923
    A little girl has a vivid imagination
    Rated: E · Children's · #2196116
    A rainy day has some good results. This was also too late for a contest.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2194941
    The main entertainment item is up for review.
    Rated: E · Adult · #2194177
    Spouses or lovers might have an observation that they should share.
    Rated: E · Gothic · #2193429
    What happens in a garden might surprise you.
    Rated: E · Family · #2191264
    Where is excitement?
    Rated: E · Contest · #2188974
    A contest entry that talks about a lady's love of nature.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2187844
    I missed the NaPoWrMo start so I'll try to do 30 poems or 30 days. This poem is for kids.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2183481
    A young boy and his new girlfriend have a problem
    Rated: E · Teen · #2180542
    What is the biggest disaster to a teenager? You will probably guess right. Contest entry.
    Rated: 13+ · Contest Entry · #2178513
    A contest entry. Fighting and drinking do not mix.
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2176089
    A contest entry. A poem for an unusual museum visit. Picture is Monet's real work.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2174943
    Too many people are homeless. Who are they? Why?
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2174657
    Elections have been the topic for many days. A naani poem, 20-25 syllables in 4 lines.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2173509
    Life is the pits sometimes. Here is a tale that has an unusual ending. No kleenexes needed
    Rated: 13+ · Animal · #2170100
    Sometimes a place can be deadly. This is a contest entry.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2168278
    Happy Birthday to Writing.com. You have kept us happy with the thing we love to do. Write.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #2168188
    A young lady makes a mistake and tries to do a desperate solution.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2166038
    You don't have to use letters to tell a story. Have fun with this one.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2165869
    There is no place like home. Yes Dorothy. Here a person relates her feelings.Contest entry
    Rated: E · Children's · #2161894
    Sometimes children can surprise you. Contest entry
    Rated: E · Family · #2161159
    An acronym of the words, FATHERS DAY.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2160999
    Certain holidays bring back some very special holidays. Contest entry.
    Rated: E · Family · #2159432
    A thunderstorm and twins. A mother sees something wonderful.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2157501
    If you see a tornado, you won't forget it. Contest entry
    Rated: E · Activity · #2157276
    A nonet poem that has 9 line with 9 syllables, then 8, 7, 6, etc. The rider likes it.
    Rated: E · Environment · #2156911
    Found first in India, this stone is a wonder.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2156776
    What does it take to have happiness? There is a lot to learn.
    Rated: E · Opinion · #2156703
    A lie never dies, it will get you back when you least expect it.
    Rated: E · Adult · #2156627
    A fiftieth reunion is one you should go to. You might be surprised. It is worth it.
    Rated: E · Adult · #2156547
    This is an acrostic poem to the profession that is under appreciated and under paid.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2156462
    This character has no connection to the movie Spiderman. The person has his own problems.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2156367
    Let's say that chance, fate or whatever happened, I am a unique individual.
    Rated: 13+ · Community · #2156283
    Sometimes your kids can make you very proud of them.
    Rated: E · Environment · #2156197
    Our responsibility is for our future children. Let's do the best we can.
    Rated: E · Death · #2156123
    Dedicated to the former First Lady who was laid to rest today. Condolences to her family.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2156035
    This is a triolet form of poetry. It has only two rhyme sounds. Lines are A B a A a b A B.
    Rated: E · Health · #2155943
    Any person who has bulges/extra pounds tries to become slimmer. Some things work, others..
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2155838
    A rictameter form of poetry. Emotions can be good or bad.
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #2155735
    Some books show uses of items you can find around the house. Let's take mayonnaise.
    Rated: E · Community · #2155637
    This acrostic tries not to make fun of those on the road in the PM.
    Rated: E · Adult · #2155536
    Sometimes there is no way to change a growing old problem.
    Rated: E · Relationship · #2155445
    This poem form has 2,4,6,8, and 2 syllables.
    Rated: E · History · #2155358
    In Peru is a place with geoglyphs, on the Nazca Desert. What a awesome wonder to see.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2155288
    Here's to some husbands whose wives can't stop talking. It's not on the market yet.
    Rated: E · Military · #2155198
    April 11, is National Submarine Day. Thank you for your service. No particular form.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2155092
    Some bad news one accidentally find out. When you find it, you may go into shock.
    Rated: E · History · #2154964
    Too many things can be associated with the wonderful Astrodome. It a favorite place to go.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2154875
    A first time solo licensed driver is bound to have a few problems. Hope she enjoys walking
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #2154734
    I saw a prompt and went with it. Feedback is welcome.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2154654
    Two animals are friends to the end. This is a rough draft, but for my April poetry item.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2154554
    This is a disaster that puts the fear into anyone's heart. They cannot be stopped.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2154448
    A limerick for one who loves to play poker. I think you can call one-eyed jokers as wild.
    Rated: E · Food/Cooking · #2154353
    April poem month for 4/3/2018 How is your sweet tooth feeling today?
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2154261
    The supermen and superwomen are a special kind of person. A rondelet. Service animals too.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2154115
    This is my first poem for April's poem a day entries. Acrostic form. Happy Easter to all.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2153105
    This really is the hardest time of my life. I am glad that I am not alone. Contest entry.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2149109
    Contest entry. It does take courage to make a change, but it's worth it.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2144487
    Late Night Delivery, #2141559, is the intro to the characters of this poem.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2141559
    Not everyone has a perfect life.
    Rated: E · Family · #2139716
    Memories of the past. Female fawns stay with mothers for a while. The song is real.
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2137240
    October 31 is for more than Halloween. The people mentioned died the same year as Elvis.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2134961
    A poem using the words from Stormy's contest but late. It tries to honor hurricane victims
    Rated: 13+ · Death · #2131046
    Temper tantrum of a deadly kind
    Rated: 13+ · Contest · #2129614
    This is my entry to a contest.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2129611
    Check out the newsletter for this week of July 27th. The explanation is there.
    Rated: E · Fantasy · #2128666
    This poem tells how one young squire became a knight.
    Rated: E · Activity · #2125390
    When you go to a camp, you are bound to have a good time.
    Rated: E · Animal · #2122637
    This is for a contest. The life cycle of a butterfly has been given in part.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2119459
    Contest entry ....the words are underlined.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2113761
    How important is the remote for TV to your kids?
    Rated: E · Contest · #2103269
    Life can be kind or it can be full of sadness.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2101863
    How many changes can you find here?
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2098139
    This poem form, the ovillejo, was mentioned in a writing magazine. What was your day?
    Rated: E · Holiday · #2097724
    Just one night is one for the books. Toad's meat, cerberus and netherworld are real.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2095922
    A contest entry. This time love was brief.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #2089721
    Who can win in a battle between good and bad.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2087549
    A poem that came to me one evening. I'm trying to let Him know I'm trying to listen.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2086821
    Good luck to our athletes in the Summer Olympics. Some runners have unique stories to tell
    Rated: E · Animal · #2080528
    When you watch a bird, you see something wonderful.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2080406
    An etheree has 10 lines, starts with 1 syllable, adds a syllable on each line.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2080209
    Every parent knows what 'terrible twos' mean.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2080070
    A limerick that talks about gambling. A man's experience. My entry for Nat. Poetry Month.
    Rated: E · Writing · #2074364
    Too late to enter a contest, but I liked the words. A rescue team member's find.
    Rated: E · Family · #2069561
    A time for cheer in every home.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2064636
    A sad time for a farmer who had to leave his home.
    Rated: 18+ · Death · #2063963
    A ghost and her friend have one last, serious conversation. 18 years or older
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #2047815
    What can this little piece of earth can become?
    Rated: E · History · #2047710
    Another wonderful day of the Fourth of July. . I hope that everyone had a great, safe day!
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2044584
    One word says it all.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2044582
    This poem is dedicated to all who wait for a loved one to return from war. A Lilibonelle