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Best Anyway Poems

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


Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: anyway, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
Form: Narrative



Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anyway, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Odd Od Dodo
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Categories: anyway, appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Premium Member PLEASE
~PLEASE~
 
Please pick me up!
Never mind I'm gonna fall, anyways
 
Please show me how to tie my shoes and sing a song! 
Don't worry mommy,...

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Categories: anyway, absence, abuse, anger, cousin,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: anyway, inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode



Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anyway, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whiners
I write poems because it's fun
And I'm not the only one
It's an outlet for verbal expression
A hobby and not an obsession

I'm an amateur, not a...

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Categories: anyway, conflict, feelings, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
The Train
 POTD 25 Nov 2020

Manage your Stress … a peeling faded poster boldly declares 
I do get it about advertising campaigns. 
Enough to know that,
‘strategically...

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Categories: anyway, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tomorrow Will Be
It’s never tomorrow. It’s always today -
at least in this moment it is, anyway!
So if you are saying out loud a big Wow,
you’re not in...

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Categories: anyway, life, time,
Form: Lyric
A Tribute to a Major Appliance
Sub-titled: What’s in YOUR Fridge?

Please allow me to introduce myself:
My name is Ms. Fridge A. Daire
I stand tall among my lesser cohorts
and MOST of them...

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Categories: anyway, funny, humorous, relationship,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Stalker's Love Poem
They say I’m crazy, but I can’t forget
how she smiled at me when our eyes first met.
To see her, to hear her - each day...

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Categories: anyway, love hurts,
Form: Kyrielle
It's hard to pick just one
`

I have so many friends on soup,
it’s hard to pick just one
To narrow down to just a few,
it just cannot be done

Heidi always brings a...

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Categories: anyway, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
I must Carpe Diem
I used to live life full of dreams 
Planning, for many years to come.
Where I will be, when I will go,
A future that was filled...

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Categories: anyway, death, family, feelings, life,
Form: Carpe Diem
Color Me
Color me white, or color me black. Color
me brown, or color me red. Color me 
yellow, but color me to be just me.

Color me anyway...

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Categories: anyway, philosophy, god, me, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL




Death,
An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready,” he said. “I am...

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Categories: anyway, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Interwoven
Place your head on my shoulder,
let it stay there
and we'll just breathe
together
in
...and... out

Inhale positivity,
exhale negativity-

Pluck the sadness from the air,
unravel that ball of worry...
We'll find...

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Categories: anyway, family, friendship, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Collateral damage
Mara- Collateral damage

Hi, my name is Mara, I'm six years old, I have brown hair and brown eyes. People say I'm pretty like my mom,...

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Categories: anyway, character, courage, freedom, girl,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Yet not broken by the blues
....in retrospect
There were mirrors  there
Behind it, where all the Jews would hide
How can someone blame the black despair?
All You were, was a mirror over...

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Categories: anyway, anti bullying, holocaust, mirror,
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: anyway, love, music,
Form: Free verse
I didn't answer, I didn't need to



I didn’t answer, I didn’t need to

How did this happen,
amidst words, phrases,
stones skipped on poetic ponds
Not looking for or expecting
a touch to the heart, a...

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Categories: anyway, love,
Form: Free verse
Thanksgiving Dinner Gone Awry
It was my first Thanksgiving dinner as his wife
so I wanted the meal to be perfect in every way
But...trembling in fear, I cut my finger...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anyway, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Appears I've Disappeared
A lot of acquaintances deemed me lucky, and I knew I was,
For I had a successful life, when all could have been chaos.

I had a...

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Categories: anyway, art, confusion, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Couplet
Inoutbox
The walls are stained by my fingers,
raw from trying to scratch them away,
but they’re unharmed and unmarked
on the random spots, here and there,
where I broke...

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Categories: anyway, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IT'S SIMPLY NOT PC
My finger hovers
Shall I turn you on today
You lie there tempting me
I need to know what buttons to press
But when I press those buttons
You respond...

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Categories: anyway, computer, conflict, humorous,
Form: Personification
Star Trek and Captain Kirk's Final Frontier
Kirk: ‘Lt. Uhura, come to my quarters at 1800 hours’
Uhura: ‘Yes captain, might I ask what’s up?’
Kirk: ‘Nothing now but something WILL be at 1800...

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Categories: anyway, parody, science fiction,
Form: Narrative