Around The Back Poems - Below
are popular examples of all types of around the back 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 around the back.
Rednecks and Roundabouts Categories: around the back, car, conflict, drink, funny, society, symbolism, wine, Form: Free verse
Rednecks and roundabouts, they don't mix.
Don't try and fool us with your media tricks.
We drive around the back roads throwing bottles at signs.
Your roundabouts make us slow down or the ladies spill their wine...Read More
Fairy Tale Wedding Categories: around the back, fantasy, wedding, Form: Narrative
My whole world as I knew was never more; when I caught a glance of an attractive dark haired Irish man with piercing blue eyes, and a shadow of a beard framing his square jaw. He walked towards...Read More
Another Hansel and Gretel House Categories: around the back, community, drug, fate, funny, humorous, mystery, society, Form: Rhyme
The old lady planted roses near the corner by the driveway
She never planted roses by the door
I remember once she told me, "Bees come out to get the nectar"
And a bee sting can be deadly or quite sore
Instead, she planted...Read More
Ultimate DIY tool Categories: around the back, humor, Form: Rhyme
Our latest product is the Viv mark one,
please stop and take a gander,
coated with skin of medium grit
and an ass like an orbital sander.
Adjustable nozzle to help you reach
in all those hard to get places,
plus two large air vents for...Read More
Fabrics finding fabrications Categories: around the back, animal, Form: I do not know?
A prawn masquerading as a peanut can be quite disturbing. So many times a peel is a garment used to shroud. A tentacle hidden. Here and there. Then to reappear with an often violent burst of becoming. A burst of...Read More
First Date Categories: around the back, adventure, allegory, blessing, celebration, crush, for her, Form: Free verse
Well! I remember the first date I was a teenage boy
I picked her up in the car had to wait for her she was late
She finally came out I open the door she sat down I close...Read More
Shadow Play Legend Entombed Categories: around the back, nature, society, Form: Rhyme
Rumors spread like a flood seeping through the streets
That an adult black panther, kept as a pet, had escaped,
And was now prowling around the back alleys in town, according to the tweets.
Big cat far too black to see in the...Read More
The Next Supper Categories: around the back, humor, Form: Rhyme
Blimey times are tough lately,
and most of the stations too.
I haven't eaten for a week;
the squatters offerings is 'shoo'.
My wish is flour for some damper;
a small handful of leaves for tea.
They reckon we're all pests out here,
the blokes who walk...Read More
Packed Up Pachyderm Categories: around the back, humorous, Form: Epic
You know when I think about it now and what I have to do,
a lot of you folk out there would have a bit of envy too;
you see I'm a 'lacky' for a vet, well a nurse I s'pose is...Read More
We Chased A Star Around the Moon Categories: around the back, fantasy, horse, Form: Rhyme
He waits for me in my dreams each night
I hear his soft neigh when he catches sight
of me. I am only a tiny little slip of a girl
who sits on his back as we travel the world.
Into the stirrups then...Read More
a mad week in the mountains Categories: around the back, miracle, Form: Free verse
i almost cried
bought a cheap
from a friend
who was up visiting
said a neighbor
had moved out
to him saying
its almost full
saying its three times
of the gas bottle t
have out there
The stone cottage Categories: around the back, home, Form: Verse
I saw the old stone cottage
A shell of all it used to be
Its gardens wild and overgrown
but that cottage spoke to me .
Here I'd get my independence
my family wouldn't be too far away
Sure I would have to put in the...Read More
Apparition Categories: around the back, family, Form: Free verse
For several years
a photograph of my grandfather,
my mother’s father,
hung on my living room wall
There’s no date on his portrait;
family lore says it was taken
shortly before he deserted his family.
He was a handsome man,
easy with women,
or so I’ve...Read More
Whence Spring's Beauty Categories: around the back, autumn, beauty, spring, summer, time, winter, Form: Narrative
It’s October, we find time to go by the spring-house to get the tulips. It is time to prepare for winter and the inevitable coming of spring. The bulbs look hopelessly dead and ugly, rather pitiful in fact. ...Read More
The Chimney Categories: around the back, history, introspection, nostalgia, old, old, time, daffodils, Form: Verse
A chimney on a low rise standing sentinel
On the loosely scattered outskirts of town.
A reminder of an old house built by hand,
The home around the hearth long fallen down.
The silvery frost covering the remnants
Of the old broken...Read More
First Date Categories: around the back, funnymom, mom, Form: Free verse
It's awkward and strange,
and if I had to sum it up
in about four words
They would be
My mom was driving.
Not romantic, just weird.
And when we got to the movies
mom went to the other side of the theater
realizing her presence on my...Read More
mary todd's bar Categories: around the back, old, Form: I do not know?
under the bay bridge in astoria there is a
brick building with a gnarled up old wooden door.
the wood does not have hands but three bare
knuckled hindges of iron that swing heavily.
In the...Read More
Under the Waterfall Categories: around the back, imagination, nature, passionhair, me, Form: Romanticism
off in the distance
as I shuffle through these stones,
tasting the energy trapped in each,
scouring my lands
for my lost crystal,
that which can mend
what I’ve torn asunder.
hindsight Categories: around the back, brother, childhood, family, life, love, mom, me, Form: Free verse
Dad and Scott carry the refrigerator into his dorm room
where mom makes the bed, smoothing the sheets
and folding hospital corners with motherly precision.
Corey and I sit on the bean bag chair contemplating
potential line width and dimensions
of releasing...Read More
Company Notice Categories: around the back, funny, Form: Free verse
In the hallway, was the memo.
All avoided it! Some walked
around, the back way, past cubicles,
the copy room, to avoid it.
Being Friday, no one, I mean
no one, wanted to read it.
I took a chance. What do
I have to lose? I told...Read More
ome Categories: around the back, history, social, urban, Form: Bio
In Knotty Ash where magic lived
The trolley runs all day
The pillbox on the corner stands
Five flagstone from the bus stop
Outside the News and sweetshop door
The start of Eaton Road
The next left down East Prescot Road
Woodbourne winds around the back
An’ up...Read More
TUB Categories: around the back, history, life, people, Form: Free verse
the same kind
of round, metal tub
that we put the Christmas tree in
to soak her laundry
before she washed it.
She used the same tub
to clean a chicken she'd kill,
holding it upside down by the legs
and chopping off its head with an...Read More