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Best Affronts Poems

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


Premium Member FactoidMan and ShallowMan - Part 2
[Now ShallowMan is quite content
receiving FactoidMan’s consent
to quibble and express dissent
as long as keeping covenant
with fingers crossed and belfry bent
when viewing Facts in sealed cement:]

SM
“The...

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Categories: affronts, society, truth, universe,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Let 'er rip - College Students Today
College students today are a professor's worst nightmare
   They come to class late, with ripped jeans and purple hair
Without a word of apology...

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Categories: affronts, humorous, satire, student, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Thump Thump Thump Boom NP
Tactile oscillations that are caused by vibrating sound,
Crash into my eardrums until plugs for them are found.

Audible affronts to human hearing creates cacophony,
Someone says run...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: affronts, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Creases
I hadn't noticed them when she was well—
The deep creases in Mother's face.
Now as she lay dying, they told a tale
Of selfless service nothing could...

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Categories: affronts, love, mother,
Form: Rhyme
winter died
Lithe,
aromatic,
lightness of touch.
new breeze upon
stale air affronts.
my soul waits
for moments like these.
roam within winsome sapling
you fragrant gentle wind -
bringing relief to aged
countenance.
take me back
to days...

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Categories: affronts, age, bible, hope, jesus,
Form: Free verse



Natural Curiosity
Natural Curiosity

Do you wonder about the me on my inside
As you gaze at the me on my outside,
A counterpoint to those around us?

What expectations do...

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Categories: affronts, confusion, deep, how i
Form: Verse
Premium Member When Old Veterans Get Together
When old vets gather at a pub to reminisce with their peers,
And their tongues are mellowed with a few free-flowing beers,
Raucous war stories and much...

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Categories: affronts, nostalgiawar, war,
Form: Rhyme
Coincide
Billowed in black by my schizophrenic ponderings, these personalities are somehow resolute.

Within a matrix of survival; they coincide.

Fractals of quanta and wavelengths that fall from...

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Categories: affronts, courage, dark, devotion, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wee People
What's fair and right we oft dismiss
While clinging to our prejudice.
But biggest biases of all
Are aimed at us, the short and small.

What's tall or towers...

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Categories: affronts, discrimination, growth, humor, hurt,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Weeping Webbed World: Apropos of a Syrian Nightmare

Weeping Webbed World
(Apropos of a Syrian Nightmare) 

Affronts to humanity streak the skies
Like once perched war eagles
Soaring over communities of prey
Where the lingering smell of...

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Categories: affronts, children, death, grief, imagery,
Form: Prose Poetry
Hope
A candle of optimism,
a light of expectation. 
Imprinted in the heart,
bounded by faith.

Hope! Very persuasive, 
confronting affronts.
Diligent and patient,
always marching forward with faith.

Hope! The mother...

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Categories: affronts, adventure, faith, hope,
Form: Lyric
HOPE

A candle of optimism,
a light of expectation. 
Imprinted in the heart,
bounded by faith.

Hope! Very persuasive, 
confronting affronts.
Diligent and patient,
always marching forward with faith.

Hope! The mother...

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Categories: affronts, adventure, hope, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part XXXVIII
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE : PART XXXVIII

IF you pull a long vacant face
Might be you just have nothing to say
Which is not a...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: affronts, art, literature, poetry, poets,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Dilapidated Old Detective
Rain slapping me in the face as i contiued to cross the street...
Hardest the pain from slaps of rain, excruciating jolts thru down to my...

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Categories: affronts, adventure, mystery, old, old,
Form: I do not know?
A Weird woman
 she pips in fear for lateness like her peers,

hauteur cloaked with reticence,

her-boo-boo-vague, though walled around and palpable

official Narcissist disguised in rude affronts

Bravado of naughtiness...

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Categories: affronts, beauty, betrayal, character, crazy,
Form: I do not know?
A Weird woman
she pips in fear for lateness like her peers,

hauteur cloaked with reticence,

her-boo-boo-vague, though walled around and palpable

official Narcissist disguised in rude affronts

Bravado of naughtiness in...

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Categories: affronts, anger, animal, bullying, dog,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Coarse
Once in disguise of sanity
The love of work belonged to me
Now with age I clearly see
An endless structured bondage

Shiny bright fresh minted
From the college briefly...

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Categories: affronts, career, work,
Form: Rhyme