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Across Poems

Across Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of across poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for across.

New Poems

The fancy carnival carousel caught my eye
Twelve wooden horses went prancing on by
I clambered on one, and enjoyed a horse ride
But when I had to dismount, oh how I cried!

When Mama and Papa tucked me into bed
Carousel horses galloped inside...Read More
Categories: across, child, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme

Gentle rising sun

Radiate peace in Summer

Splashed across green leaves...Read More
Categories: across, encouraging, hope, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Angel Fire
An angel's campfire
just beyond the virgin horizon
where dreams are sown and born..
as sky stones skip across the night
in timeless godly light
where miracles from afar
seek out the wounded heart
to buoy them to calming cays
that lie between bloody storms
of hopelessness-of souls aflame
...Read More
Categories: across, angel,
Form: Free verse
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Strong armed marshall law decrees
(at a buoy good gull... lance)
across airwaves blare
constant detrimental exhortation
buzzfeeding populace analogous
to pollination instinctively
wrought courtesy bumblebees

to help combat
mortal pandemic disease
explaining governmental freeze
industries shuttered just ask jeeves
who will corroborate
deadly symptoms characterized

by...Read More
Categories: across, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
To Her
To My Sis..

Every second every moment, I recall you..
Your absence is irreplaceable, just like you..
You may have entered into the another world..
Still our gladness is swayed by you..

You were light, you were a blessing,
You were divine, you were cherubic,
You were...Read More
Categories: across, deep, family, feelings, sister,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member For Those Locked in An Escape
As life is in chaos and the times are stressed here are four Sonnets of the Sea to allow your mind and soul to escape...May peace and blessings come to all in these the times we find ourselves

One With the...Read More
Categories: across, inspirational, peace, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Facing the book
Look but don't see! a new World is being made
its fabric is interwoven with a strength of inconsistency
It teaches in pre-schools that
Run from 9 am until 6 with
The children of other lost children who are
Called parents. 'Parents’. It’s a useful
Word!!...Read More
Categories: across, god, humanity,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member LEAVES

My mind wanders, as I sit at my cluttered desk, trying desperately to contact our clients.  Working from home during the Covid-19 Lock down, is a challenge with no staff.
 I imagine myself sitting in a field of abundant...Read More
Categories: across, river,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member dream receivers
A dream lay on the beach
like a stone pounded smooth 
gently sweetened by the sea
beauty unrecognized
scores pass by
those fossilized souls
dead-slag eyed..
To often
a devil comes along
gleans it from a deserving palm,
skips it across the cold backbone of the sea
until it settles...Read More
Categories: across, anger, angst, dream,
Form: Free verse
Self quarantined misanthrope pitched into purgatory wham
Self quarantined misanthrope pitched into purgatory wham!

Ably cane resign eternal damnation (mine)
courtesy devil specially engraved telegram
prestidigitation found me vanishing shazam,
without a trace I disappeared in thin air voila
Earthly travails atop horns of dilemma ram
into me buttucks pitching yours truly ma'am

hoisted...Read More
Categories: across, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, allusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Shark In The Dark
There once was a woman named Lee.
Who wanted to swim across the sea.
She swam until dark.
Then in came the shark.
There was nothing left to see.

...Read More
Categories: across, dark, humorous, sea, silly,
Form: Limerick
Early Morning Friend
My wife found a grocer that opens from 6 to 7am for seniors only before serving the general public.  And I kid you not. Yesterday, on an early morning mission for my wife to purchase mustard greens, I was...Read More
Categories: across, animal, bird, food,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Jubilee

I live as a child of the season when the world outlines
A silhouette of itself,
When glittering stars rest on barren branches
  Uplifted and rejoicing
    In the playful sparkle
Upon nights that do not welcome
In the shadows of...Read More
Categories: across, celebration, joy, light,
Form: Free verse
Divine Aid
A deep valley between of us
No possible way to her,
She said "It's all finished,"
"Humans rarely walk on air."
Down there among savage stones
All alone was a wooden boat,
I left nothing untried
Night was devouring the light,
Dusk till dawn I was weeping
But she...Read More
Categories: across, boat, god, love, love hurts, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawn at the Pond

The pond is brackish
a smear of lichen,
a low shaded haze.

Water birds dabble in their sleep.
Soon the sun
will dash across a drop of dew
bursting dams of light.

Wings will shake off
the dwindling shadows
slap the pond and call
until the water awakes.

...Read More
Categories: across, poetry,
Form: Free verse
the story of love
The story of love

Tash Mahal built by a prince
for a wife, he loved despite having many spouses.
A beautiful palace admired for its architecture
and reduced to mere splendour.
On a narrow road going uphill, I came across
a clumsily built cement block
made by...Read More
Categories: across, angst, appreciation, best friend,
Form: Blank verse
Lady Liberty Speaks
Art History

I stand erect with outstretched hand Representing liberty, for many, a foreign land My fire dances an incessant jubilant glow
I represent hope for the oppressed to sow

 Pungent salts mixed with glassy sands
      ...Read More
Categories: across, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Floating On A Breeze
Floating On A Breeze

Teasingly a breeze brushed 
across my cheek
Flowing through my hair as 
if wanting to speak
Then lifting me up with 
its gentle magic
Gently stroking my body 
so savory and sleek
As my body became 
weightless and weak
Snuggling my soul...Read More
Categories: across, inspiration, wind,
Form: Rhyme
We've been exposed to too much discrimination
Simply because we are Black
Our African heritage appears to be
Like a target on our backs
Some cops believe that over us
They had the power of death and life
But we as a people we put our...Read More
Categories: across, black african american, endurance, faith,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Room 123 Part 1
Here I stand outside this door heart beating out of my chest, knowing that once I cross this threshold there will be nothing of me left
I got myself into this predicament I wanted this so much, and I tell myself...Read More
Categories: across, heartbreak, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I was so thirsty
fluffy clouds sail across the azure
and I drink from the deep blue where birds fly
I was thirsty, oh so thirsty for spring
listen, the birds have a new song  
so lovely are the daffodils, tulips and crocus
oh, sweet the...Read More
Categories: across, nature,
Form: Free verse
As I lay there broken scattered across the floor
You’ve taken all I have to give and then you ask for more
Towering over me, you force my mouth to speak
Hypercritically wanting strength, when you have made me weak
I can’t begin to...Read More
Categories: across, abuse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Stragglers Gate
The distant sound of hoopbeats stirs the air
those clouds sweet dusty dreams of yesteryear
float lazily across his fluttering eyes
crease wrinkled face to smile and eyes to tear.

They rode, this ragged trio, on the winds
the age of youthful never ending friends
a-gallop...Read More
Categories: across, age, children, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Passing of Fear
The Passing of Fear
A mark on the door…

It is so quiet here, 
I believe that I can hear a snake, 
meandering across the dirt road, 
along the backside of the west fence. 
Usually he takes his time, 
but tonight, 
he...Read More
Categories: across, angel, courage, happiness, humanity, husband, identity, new
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HAIKU POISE 2

Hot soup here
Keeping at arms length;
Face mask call-signs


Antiseptic atmosphere
Pockets of isolation;
Together yet distanced


Empty public places
Ghost town feeling;
Pandemic toll


Lockdown hits hard
Widespread anxiety;
Fear chokes worry


Global bad news
Broken economies;
A tragic retreat


Just a small virus
Strangles our mortality;
Deadly lung infection


Across the world
Colour blind viral works;
Shades...Read More
Categories: across, allusion,
Form: Haiku