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Best Anything Goes Poems

Below are the all-time best Anything Goes poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of anything goes poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member ANYTHING GOES ON A SUNDAY

As I claim my own parcel of solitude
from yesterday's banging boom,
I see heaven expanding through you
in me: fireflies  glow so rare as Sunday’s bliss,
never...

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Categories: anything goes, day, peace, silence,



Premium Member Anything Goes
She throws hateful words at me
And I echo more hate right back
After twenty years of matrimony
We have perfected our lame attacks
Familiarity, contempt does breed
As the...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, marriage,

Recalling Her
It is thirty six years ago, and I am with her in the garden,
where July is a picnic of egg sandwiches, cress-stippled,
fuzzy-downed peaches, yellow-tangy lemonade.
Her...

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Categories: anything goes, grandmother, memory,

Premium Member BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery,

Premium Member Frosted Panes - re-post
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Categories: anything goes, girl, life, me, sea,

Premium Member King Sun and Goddess Sea
One summer day, enraptured by the Goddess Sea,
King Sun shone down with all his might; most splendidly
he moved the Goddess, for she rippled laughingly
a shimmering...

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Categories: anything goes, sea, summer,

Premium Member 'A Thousand Steps'

A thousand steps in between 
who I was and who I am now 
do I wonder about the detours? 
do I wish I took the...

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Categories: anything goes, introspection, lifejourney, life, time,

Premium Member The Preacher's Son
A lonely figure twirls itself, concealed
by blades of wheat as clouds float through the sky.
The form, a boy, looks up from golden field
and sees the...

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Categories: anything goes, sad,

One more peg
One more peg
to quench my thirst,
thirst of a desert
nearer to sea
so close to it
yet so far.

One more peg
to forget the pain,
pain of my heart
which I...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, love

Premium Member The Home Maker
She wore a gingham apron,
battled dirt on hands and knees
while garments washed swayed brightly
on a clothesline in the breeze.

She sewed and worked a garden,
did the...

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Categories: anything goes, dedication, work

Rio Grande River
Now this is quiet a famous little stream, many untold story
The muddy waters run slow, but don't let it fool you when it comes alive
Divides...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, historyold, history, old, river,

The Luck Of The Draw
 The tiniest egg
Sanctuary for new life;
Dinner for many.


Entered in contest: Enter the 'Premiere haiku contest II: Anything Goes ' Poetry Contest; sponsored by: Chris...

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Categories: anything goes, animal, bird, nature,

Premium Member 'Love Unquestioned'
He 
Witness 
My sadness 
Tears rolling down
He wiped the tears away and held me close.
He never asked what brought them on, he just 
let me...

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Categories: anything goes, devotion, loveme,

The Bench In Central Park
       On this dreary winter morning I sit on a bench in Central Park.  Lost in my own...

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Categories: anything goes, angst, friendship, life, loss,

Premium Member The American Dream
The beauty of the dream
Even fools are allowed in
Misinformed and crawling on narrow stony roads
Yet in this land anything goes
We all have the right to...

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Categories: anything goes, america, art, humor, international,

Don't close your eyes
Don't close your eyes
I am seeing myself in them,
mirrors may lie
but your eyes always speak the truth.
Let me check my face
how much of it is...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, introspection, lifeme, me,

Premium Member Abandon
I wish to live with true abandon
experiencing things more at random
Just like the first man Adam
drinking clean water
living with nature in tandem

Garden freedom body exposed
Unconcerned...

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Categories: anything goes, beach, beautiful, celebration, encouraging,

ROCKY
each of us is naked inside our clothes left as a tender rose as you suppose
an untimely gift so you get my drift in a...

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Categories: anything goes, appreciation, art, rap,

Premium Member Fear Not, My Daggers Are Plunged And Never Thrown
Fear Not, My Daggers Are Plunged And Never Thrown

When days are burnt offerings and nights jagged blades
I loose me those restraints, set words into parades.
Not...

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Categories: anything goes, character, confidence, dark, deep,

Fate
maybe this is our fate
but right now it seems fatal
it anything goes wrong 
this love may lose its life
I have always imagined our love to...

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Categories: anything goes, love,

Fake (Alliteration of the letter F)
Freida's fluent flaunt flew
foul for fraudulent frame
Foiable folly find fickled
fiction for fame
Followers forgo fodder for
Figurheads fiendish fraud
Friends frantic Finance'
feud for fishy forlorn
Formidable formal flatterer
flamboyant fit...

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Categories: anything goes, business

Premium Member HAPPY NEW YEAR
Bang those pots and pans, Rattle those noise makers as loud as you can,
For its New Year’s Eve my friends a chance to start fresh...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anything goes, celebration, family, friendship, holiday,

PLEASE HEAR WHAT I AM NOT SAYING
Don`t be fooled by the face i wear,for i wear a thousand masks and none of them 
are me.Don`t be fooled, for god sake don`t...

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Categories: anything goes, depression, inspirational, me, time,

Humane Struggle
In the Congolese Jungle three men are training for a mission.
They train to detain and disarm poachers.
They hope this will be the conclusion of their...

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Categories: anything goes, africa, animal, conflict, environment,

Premium Member The Captain and I
With the palms of well-worn leathery hands that in younger days guided a Tall Ship round 
the globe many times with the help of stars...

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Categories: anything goes, family, happiness, introspection, love,