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Best Accepted Poems

Below are the all-time best Accepted poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of accepted poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member The Clouds

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: accepted, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Narrative

                   Far away in a

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Categories: accepted, bird, hope, love,
Form: Shape
Premium Member When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: accepted, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..


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Categories: accepted, poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: accepted, community, friend,
Form: Prose

Premium Member Teardrop
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,

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Categories: accepted, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: accepted, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: accepted, august, bereavement, blue, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Princess of the petals
Beyond her veil;

eyes induced by secretive stars
became drawn to a path illuminated by 
flickering, shimmering pale moonlight.
Each spirited step led to the 
revelation of her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: accepted, analogy, deep, silence,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: accepted, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grading on the curve

I’ve been told, I deserve so much,
for the work I've done, for the lives I touch.

I would like to say, my dear friend,
what I deserve,...

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Categories: accepted, inspirational, jesus, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: accepted, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Unbroken Reconciliation
18-12-1922.                    22-12-2018
A date of birth. ...

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Categories: accepted, december, father daughter, how
Form: Free verse
Your Favorite Song - You and Me

Oh that’s you and me  

“You and me were always with each other,
before we knew the other was ever there”

Destiny carves its path through...

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Categories: accepted, love, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: accepted, beauty, dedication, emotions, life,
Form: Rhyme
It was Christmas Eve and I was at the airport,
Not a soul in sight, almost deserted, it was 10.00 pm,
Only two hours before Christmas day,

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Categories: accepted, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vicious, is the Unwelcomed Stranger
Conclusive is the board meeting by death’s merchants in Wuhan
the planet is rich, now placed in a temporary ban.
Grey hair is condemned in the statistics...

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Categories: accepted, anxiety, bereavement, death, earth,
Form: Couplet
Language Barrier
I couldn’t understand the language she spoke,

at least not all of it,

but the emotion pouring past her lips, 

the tears in her eyes, her clenched...

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Categories: accepted, emotions, immigration, inspiration, language,
Form: Prose Poetry
Wise Men Still Seek Him Today
W-hen the fullness of time had come, Jesus was born behind an Inn in a cave-like stable.
I-n the Inn there was no room for the...

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Categories: accepted, holiday, hope, inspirational, lovechristmas,
Form: Acrostic
Wall Street

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress...

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Categories: accepted, political, slam, social, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member There is an elephant in the room
The big headlines cause sensation,
Media’s chosen information.
Manipulative, they entomb
the big elephant in the room.

Stress is put on the suggestive
keeping tongue and the mind active.
They sweep...

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Categories: accepted, silence,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus
Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus

Seated at a table by the stirring water,
My eyes absorb the shore of Asia.
Minerets and aged worn stone
Stand haphazardly along the...

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Categories: accepted, adventure, inspirational, life, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lift the Knife
See the darkness that surrounds us
You are safe from all your crimes
Lift your knife
Oh and take your sweet little time my sweet


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Categories: accepted, death, emotions, heartbreak, imagery,
Form: Lyric

I know today, at this time
You... my son(man), may not wholly know me. 
but, may I ask you...

Have you   taken...

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Categories: accepted, character, christian, faith, god,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Noise chattering among us..
Whether outside
Whether inside..
It matters not..

Thoughts provoke frequently..
Head is filled with noise pollution..
Days and nights..
Moment to moment..

Our flaws a constant reminder..
If only..
Thoughts haunting...

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Categories: accepted, encouraging, life, uplifting,
Form: Free verse