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Best About Face Poems

Below are the all-time best About Face poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of about face poems written by PoetrySoup members


About Face
For months in a pointless wallow,
many moments I found it hard to swallow.

The only thing I could down was whiskey
my actions were nothing but risky.

Keeping...

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Categories: about face, depressiontime,



Gardens Golden
Gardens of golden threaded Cyprus;
evergreens perfume sings me halfway to sleep.
I breathe in the wafting scents of neighbor’s roses;
with elation my spirit weeps.

The drumming of...

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Categories: about face, appreciation, earth, earth day,

Premium Member Marching Band
"Marching Band"
Dapper dilettantes take over one hundred yards 
Showing their feathers like a cockatoo on pointy shakos 
Displaying their talents on grass they are anything...

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Categories: about face, social, time, love, time,

Premium Member Spontaneity
Why should the mimic apologize? 
Where are the cupboards?
Where are the wages?
Where is the tailor? I had
no use for algebra, I knew it-
in as much...

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Categories: about face, adventure, dream, fire, memory,

Letter to taeljejohn
uncomfortableness, and hesitation arose that you might reassess a possibility for friendship or.... whatever with me.

A disappointment set in place in the event that based...

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Categories: about face, angel, beauty, devotion, friendship,

Destiny's Perch
In the near future, I am going to add it all up into one big sum.
In the meantime, I am going to gather and collect...

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© Ann Rich  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: about face, dedication, faith, history, inspirational,

Premium Member God Knew All Along
Michael, I love you
You are a very good man
Your life was hell
But God took a stand.
He watched you and waited
Through the years you did reign
And...

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Categories: about face, faith, inspirational, love,

Battle of the two Giants
High noon announced the duel of the giants

Poetry and Hip Hop gunslinging the date was set

One accused the other of raping the verbal world

As poetry...

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© Penn Kname  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: about face, art, life, visionary, words,

Was It An Act of God?
Catastrophes,natural disasters and torrential rains
what causes these thing to happen, on whom do you place the blame?
mankind has misused and abused this planet on which...

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Categories: about face, introspection, social, god, nature,

Premium Member This Is Feminist Us
It's peaceful here in my backyard.
The crows sound happy
with warm October sunlight.

I just read about a deadly gathering in Las Vegas.
Absence of sun-drenched peace.
Inconvenient this...

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Categories: about face, anger, fear, humor, integrity,

I Dream of Sleep
I dream of sleep,
Though when it turns dark,
I try shutting my lids,
But they’re stuck in park.

I seek out the fridge,
Pour milk in a pot.
Then scream...

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Categories: about face, dream, journey, sleep,

Premium Member Climate Health History
Sometimes, as individuals
and as a learning species,
we jump too quickly,
eagerly,
enthusiastically on empathic trust feelings of familiarity,
forgetting these may include both health with pathological tensions
residing within...

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Categories: about face, beauty, culture, health, history,

Premium Member TransRacial Family Wonderings
I wonder what makes you tick.

That quick shadow of a lopsided smile.
When you slap the wall as you step by.
Are these tics
that make you tick...

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Categories: about face, beauty, black african american,

I don't know why Cliches are Bad
Every poet worth their sault
Every teacher and professor declare you will prove to be as dense as a London fog
Using clichés
But I think clichés make...

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Categories: about face, cheer up, education, fun,

Black
I am homeward bound
Lusty thoughts, for the love I miss
It’s a surprise, I am coming ‘round
I’m expected two days beyond this
Being away, day after day,...

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Categories: about face, angst, death, lost love,

Premium Member Fundamentals Revisited
If it is a premise of fundamentalists,
whether Christian or Islamic or Devil Worshipers,
that Reason is bad, faith is good,
what could anyone reasonably say
that could not...

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Categories: about face, christian, health, islamic, religion,

Premium Member The Hat - Part 2

Josh’s drinking days were long behind him.  The three beers he drank before ordering his meal; the two beers he drank during his meal;...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: about face, life, wife,

Premium Member Bloom in the Winter Snow
A snowflake falls, as if winter’s lace,
On each little pansy’s laughing face.
While other flowers have long since died,
All thru the winter they stand with grace.

And...

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Categories: about face, metaphor, nature, winter,

About Face
I lurk in the shadow of band with words worthy of the pianist's hands. My nature speaks, not rings in tones. Sadly my lady's words...

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Categories: about face, age, courage, devotion, growth,

I Will Cry at My Wedding
I Will Cry At My Wedding
By Rick Rucker

Those tears will be very real,
They will reflect the way I feel,

To have found this lovely Wife,
Especially this...

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Categories: about face, wedding,

Radio Romance
Radio romance ridicules soul, 
soldiers beat is the only motion I know. 
The power of pride I will always show, 
never shall I hide the...

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Categories: about face, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love, love,

Premium Member 9/11 Wasn't Heaven
9/11 Wasn't Heaven. Take it from one who was there.
Corpses, body parts, impaled bodies were most of what  I saw there.
9/11 Wasn't Heaven but...

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Categories: about face, dedication, lost, lost, may,

Premium Member IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE

If you pull a long face
Just because you had a bad day
That’s alright you won’t lose face
Everyone’s beset some hapless...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: about face, courage, humorous, life, symbolism,

the mall cop
a man comfortably stretched out on the bench
watches his little daughter run around,
looking out for sketchy folks,
while at the same time talking to her---
she giggles,...

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Categories: about face, life, father, daughter, daughter,

Many Worlds Surround Us
My soul is in a bad way 
    Different worlds are calling me 
and pulling me in 
   different directions...

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Categories: about face, confusion, love,