Get Your Premium Membership

Poem of the Day - One New Poem a Day

Read a fantastic new poem every day. The Poem of the Day is the highest rated poem from the previous day on PoetrySoup. We use a special formula to determine the poem. A poem cannot be selected more than once as poem of the day. Also, the poem must have been posted within the past day (or so).

See also:

 Subscribe to the poem of the day and get a poem emailed to you every day.

 Unsubscribe

Poems are below...



JENNIFER PROXENOS Avatar JENNIFER PROXENOS - LIFETIME Premium Member JENNIFER PROXENOS - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem of the day entitled Hello Bad Boys which was written by poet JENNIFER PROXENOS.


Hello Bad Boys

FINAL EPISODE OF PURE FANTASY
Hello Bad Boys!

The starry, twilight zone high above, this night
With it’s shooting stars, and the moon, so bright,
Looked heavenly, even Venus, was in sight,
It was clear, could see far and beyond
Across every mountain, ocean and pond!
Echo Man needs my help, I look
In the mirror, irresistible, I’m a delight!
Fire Ball boldly steps out into the dark,
Her brilliance, here on earth has
Made It’s mark !
Echo Man’s super hero skills in communication,
To his planet and soldiers, crosses all
Boundaries of inter galactic telecommunication,
It’s  ziiiiiiing however, deafens those near 
But reaches Planet Mars!
The prison guards lay on the ground dazed,
Immobilized by Fire Ball but don’t seem fazed,
She grabs the keys, poor earthling men,
That you succumb to such dazzling beauty,
I’m only a woman but daring and bolder!
Fire Ball throws Echo Man the keys, he opens
The prison doors, and with his mind
Bends the prison bars,
This superhero from Mars!
And so Fire Ball and Echo Man are re-united
They were fleetingly delighted!
But at the exit stand Bad Heroes Scorpion Sting,  
Guiltless and Midnight Raven,
Hello Bad Boys – what brings you 
here this night?
We want to take over Earth they said
You are in our way
You are unable to dissuade, win or sway,
Us, you will lose this fight
For with us lies great might!
Fire Ball looks right through them 
With fire in her eyes,
The Bad boys put up their shields, they know
They have heard that her beauty fries,
And bedazzles any man, even a super hero,
She will reduce to zero!
Scorpion Sting has a tiny tail 
That pierces with poison,
First the unfortunate humans are frozen,
Then die a miserable slow death!
Midnight Raven’s razor sharp beak 
Goes through two men deep
Finally they take their last breath!
Guiltless has a heart of stone,
Will kill for fun,
It’s a game for him, displays 
No compassion
Or, even a touch of emotion!
And of course Midnight Raven 
Loves working at night not during the day,
For then is as blind as a bat,
An absolute fact!
His night vision though is extreme,
And his muscled five pack body a dream!
He can see Paris from New York 
And vice versa.
Guiltless, Scorpion Sting and Midnight raven,
Are ready to fight,
No sweat bad boys, Echo Man replies
Will soon have help from the skies in heaven,
These bad boys were inhumane and brazen!
No sooner did Echo Man say this, 
Angel Face, Tidal Wave and Wacky Joe,
Arrive, out of the bright blue skies
We took a short cut, past bright dazzling stars
They said, stopped by at Mars for instructions.
Then began our earthbound flight,
Dodged many meteors and debris in sight, 
Our Galaxy which includes Planet Earth
Indeed has a very wide 
Circumference, length and girth!
So here we have an army of light 
Who never wished any malice or harm,
Wanted to make friends with Planet Earth 
And the Bad Boys,
Ready to fight earthlings!
We have to fight for this Planet,
What they did to me, dammit,
Was from sheer
Ignorant unadulterated fear!
A battle ensues
Frightfully sad,
Each bad boy an absolute cad,
They fight fiercely and dirty, but no match for
The good guys,
More Super Heroes arrive Galactic Warrior and 
Celestial Calm both fierce warriors who fight
For the good, and the light
Will eliminate the bad, in this wicked fight!
Humans have gathered and are cheering 
The Super Heroes who come from 
Mars and Venus, 
Humans no longer them fearing,
But don’t like the bad boys from 
Planet Jupiter!
Both sides have casualties 
The warriors from Mars few,
But the Bad bays know they have lost,
Don’t want to face an embarrassing situation 
Or defeat, which seems due!
So they fly up into the sky, past the Milky Way
And disappear, they know they are no match
Against Mars and Venus, one day there 
Will be a rematch!
The USA President is called, he approaches 
Echo Man with extended hand,
We welcome you to our land
The two leaders become bosom pals,
And the locals
Become relaxed!
Echo man looks much like us humans
Only ears and nose far pointier, not Fire Ball
Her plastic surgeon made her look like us!
She spots a soldier in the crowd 
Lowers her eyes, and demurely 
Takes his hand and they walk far away,
To find a bundle of hay,
She had freed her man from prison bars,
But humans looked cuter than men from mars!
She will one day persuade him to go with her
To Planet Venus,
She had chosen her mate,
This was her Super Hero’s fate!
 

END OF 1ST SERIES

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
12
Date: 10/21/2019 9:10:00 PM
Back with congratulations on POTD.. Hugs Eve
Login to Reply
Date: 10/21/2019 6:36:00 PM
Bad boys indeed!! Whether from Planet Earth- or from a Galaxy far, far away. Always needing a Hero, to save the Day!! (In this case, a Woman) Very Clever and Creative Jennifer. Congratulations on Poem of the Day. :) Brandy
Login to Reply
Date: 10/21/2019 3:28:00 PM
Hurrah! Roses and champagne, Jennifer mou Outstanding work! ~ KUDOS~ Panagiota xxxxxx
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 4:02:00 PM
Thanks Panagiota mou, beautiful comment! Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 2:37:00 PM
My heartfelt congratulations, dear Jennifer for your POTD. Thoroughly deserved. Hugs
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 3:28:00 PM
Thank you Victor, you are really such a sweet kind man, and an enormously talented poet - combine the two and you are an awesome person! Thank-you for you heartfelt congratulations on my POTD which are humbly accepted. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 1:25:00 PM
Wonderful! Congratulations on POTD, Jennifer Best Wished~ Warren
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 1:40:00 PM
Warren my friend - how are you - thank you for stopping by so lovely to hear from you and thank you for the congrats. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 12:22:00 PM
This is so delightful and creative Jennifer. "Her plastic surgeon made her look like us!" This line made me laugh out loud. I enjoyed reading about your super heroes. Congratulations on having this little masterpiece deservingly honored with POTD! : ) xxoo
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 1:11:00 PM
H Connie, so nice to have you visit - I have missed your always so kind and apt comments. Thank you Connie - glad you had a laugh! Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 12:21:00 PM
Congratulations for poem of the day Jennifer :)
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 1:04:00 PM
Hi Heidi - thank you so much - your visit and congratulations are truly appreciated. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 11:13:00 AM
Back with congrats on poem of the day, Jennifer.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 12:11:00 PM
Thank-you Vjay, your kindness and support is always so appreciated my friend. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 10:32:00 AM
(((X-E-NOS)))...defender of the Poetic Realms... the creator of creative consciousness...in da house!...Congrats!! Jenn on your fantabulous POTD!!...all my poetic love...^WW^ :o)
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 11:05:00 AM
Hi Wingster, Jennster here - just now you will have me believing i'm an invincible superhero and I will fly across the pond to meet all my poetic friends, who are also super heroes in my eyes! Hugs and poetic love (((X-E-NOS)))
Date: 10/21/2019 8:58:00 AM
"Humans look cuter than men from Mars", LOVE it Jen. Great story! Congrats on POTD.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:55:00 AM
Hi Phil, yup I thought the line was apt for a romance between human and superhero! Thanks for your congrats Phil, much appreciated. Jen.
Date: 10/21/2019 8:52:00 AM
Awesome write, Jennifer. Congratulations on POTD. Charlie
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:52:00 AM
Thank-you Charles, so lovely to have you visit and thank-you for your congrats. Hope you are well. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 8:31:00 AM
Nice potd Jen. Not too often a long one is chosen
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:50:00 AM
Hi SOS - Your poems are intense my friend - you are quite the philosopher, enjoy your style in poems and also in comments. Many thanks for your visit and your congratulations. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/21/2019 2:45:00 AM
Back with congratulations Jennifer on POTD honours. Tom.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 1:44:00 PM
Tom what a wonderful supportive friend you have been - I truly feel so honored to have met you on this poetry site and wish you and your family all the best always. Thank-you for re-visiting. Blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 11:42:00 PM
Jennifer, The planets have aligned for your Marvel-ous tale of daring duo. Fireball & Echo Man reign supreme. Better than the comic books of youth..and lucky soldier to boot. Well conceived piece. -Richard
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:44:00 AM
Hi Richard my friend - an awesome comment -love it - in fact I will fav. it. Guess he was a lucky soldier not all humans get to date a woman super-hero! My father was in WW11 and when the troops marched through Greece to liberate the country from the Germans, he was swept off his feet by my mom! Hugs Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 7:34:00 PM
A story well told Jennifer..enjoyed
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:34:00 AM
Thank-you Joseph - enjoy your visits and comments. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 2:36:00 PM
Great conclusion.. I can see the writer in you
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
Thank you for a wonderful compliment S.O. there will be another series simply because I love writing imaginative fantasia! Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 1:57:00 PM
JJennifer, a great write with imagery and emotion :) love it
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:26:00 AM
Hi Eve, Thank you so much - your poems are amazing - so happy you enjoyed mine. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 1:47:00 PM
Hi Jennifer, always, there is the battle between good and evil. Now, this is the kind of fantasy that I can get my teeth into. I love the content of the write, the images your wonderful words do paint. This is an amazing write Jennifer. A definite fav from me. Have a wonderful evening. Hugs....Mike. XX
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:22:00 AM
Thank-you Mike - we both seem to enjoy writing fantasy poems - I feel on cloud nine when I get involved in my write, thank-you for a wonderful comment my friend, Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/20/2019 1:41:00 PM
You must be hanging out with my buddy Mike. This fits in well with his fantasy pieces. An enjoyable read. Great story telling! Hugs Rick.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/21/2019 10:16:00 AM
Thanks Rick, Glad you liked my poem - love superhero movies - guess its the child in me - Mike's poem's are FANTASTICO - just made the word up! Thank-you Rick. Hugs, Jenn.
Date: 10/20/2019 11:26:00 AM
Wow, what an amazing write! Well penned. I have to go back and read the rest. Love it.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 11:57:00 AM
Thank-you for an awesome comment my friend - hope you are well - have really missed your visits. Superheroes (the good guys only) are really cool! Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Kiser Avatar
M. L. Kiser
Date: 10/20/2019 11:43:00 AM
Read it again after the first two parts, this was great; I'm glad they become friendly in the end. It would truly take a superhero to turn Earthlings around. Well done.
Date: 10/20/2019 3:38:00 AM
A happy ending to the trilogy Jennifer well written, earth saved and evil crushed. Tom.
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 8:12:00 AM
Hope you enjoyed it Tom - there might be a second series - when we are settled in our new home - always a battle between good and evil! Thank-you Tom. Blessings, Jennifer
Date: 10/19/2019 11:05:00 PM
Too cool for words, really, but it was one wild and crazy ride!!
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 8:57:00 AM
Thanks Michelle - that was series 1 episode 1-3 next series will be out in November - your poem are awesome - I love reading them. Hugs, Jennifer.
Date: 10/19/2019 8:30:00 PM
Very creative and wonderful write Jennifer, your imagination soared with this one...enjoyed the read :) hugs
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 11:22:00 AM
Hi Sandra a really lovely comment - thank you - I love Fantasy and retelling Fairy Tales Be well my friend - hugs Jennifer.
Date: 10/19/2019 4:22:00 PM
Fantastic..entertaining..pure fantasy..amazing!!
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 11:15:00 AM
Thank-you my friend - i'm so happy you enjoyed my poem, I don't know why and how the idea came into my head but it was fun. Thank you Vijay for an amazing comment. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 10/19/2019 2:55:00 PM
That's me Jennifer, SUPER BOBBY!! LOL, This was soooooo good!!
Login to Reply
PROXENOS Avatar
JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 10/20/2019 11:17:00 AM
Hey SUPER BOBBY - will remember you as a super hero in one of my poems. Glad you enjoyed! Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
12

Previous Poems of the Day

DatePoemTitlePoetForm
Oct 21, 2019Hello Bad BoysJENNIFER PROXENOSFree verse
Oct 20, 2019My Kitchen CompanionCarol ConnellLimerick
Oct 19, 2019Find me forgottenCasarah NanceLyric
Oct 18, 2019UnforgettableRichard LamoureuxQuatrain
Oct 17, 2019EULOGY FOR GODPanagiota RomiosRhyme
Oct 16, 2019Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 2Winged WarriorRhyme
Oct 15, 2019As Autumn's BreezeVictor BuhagiarFree verse
Oct 14, 2019Love you all OverArturo MichaelVerse
Oct 13, 2019Simple is just Simply MeBobby MayFree verse
Oct 12, 2019Mourning has brokenJohn HamiltonRhyme
Oct 11, 2019The devil is in the DetailsVincent FlanneryRhyme
Oct 10, 2019INTO THE DEPTHS OF MY SOUL Demetrios TrifiatisQuatrain
Oct 9, 2019A Voice In The Wildernessharry horsmanFree verse
Oct 8, 2019Autumn, A Painting Of An ArtistBesma Riabi DziriPantoum
Oct 7, 2019Grandma Andreanatalyn hobbsFree verse
Oct 6, 2019I Love Your Corn on the CobAndrea DietrichRhyme
Oct 5, 2019For the First TimeCayCay JenningsFree verse
Oct 4, 2019FOR HE WHO HAS EARSJudy BallQuatrain
Oct 3, 2019NoticingTS PoetryFree verse
Oct 2, 2019HELLO BUTTERFLYLine GauthierConcrete
Oct 1, 2019As You Have Your Cup Of Joe, Each New MornRobert LindleySonnet
Sep 30, 2019Bless the LonelySon of SpockList
Sep 29, 2019- Born With A Free Spirit -Sunshine SmileNarrative
Sep 28, 2019A pied piper for meGershon WolfTail-rhyme
Sep 27, 2019rewriting poemsSandra AdamsFree verse
Sep 26, 2019GoingAnn FosterNarrative
Sep 25, 2019since their deathsDear Heart- Wiishkobe OdeFibonacci
Sep 24, 2019Worth More Than MillionsRegina RiddleFree verse
Sep 23, 2019Silent Abyssinian AgapornisSilent OneFree verse
Sep 22, 2019Shakespeare Could Have Cast YouJuliet LigonFree verse
Sep 21, 2019Twilight composers - RepostChris GreenRhyme