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Best Apparent Poems

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

Premium Member Oh to be The King

Regally they strut
Lions have no ought to roar
Status apparent

Establish importance with quiet visibility without vocality

(Not for any contest)


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Categories: apparent, courage, inspirational, motivation, power,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Judge Not
The congregation eyed him skeptically
     Long hair, a beard and sandals on his feet
Beyond his exterior they’d not see

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Categories: apparent, faith, son, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: apparent, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
You lined the clouds with silver, 
You pushed away the rain.

You lifted some of my burdens 
and shared with me my pain .

You gave me...

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Categories: apparent, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cube Pie
I always wanted two slices of ice cube pie
“You only get one”, was the standard reply.
I don’t know why I did
But since I was a...

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Categories: apparent, business, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Simply time to go, a little brother's lamentation
Too hard for me to say goodbye
For all apparent reasons why
Even though we all know it must be
Each heart will someday stop the beat
When the...

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Categories: apparent, brother, conflict, confusion, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Rhyme God
Enter the Everest that devastates 
as he never ever rests and demonstrates 
his quick wit picnic of traits that place 
with lickety split flicks on...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: apparent, slam, smart, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Spelling Test
SPELLING TEST (there are over 30 words contained within this poem that are often 
misspelt by the common man)

We all do on occasion temporarily misspell.

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Categories: apparent, educationwords,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Elephant in the Room
A lack of oxygen, a stifled room
A pregnant pause, apparent gloom
Bitter sighs and angry growls
Upon her face "It's not my fault"
His wrinkled brow, "I'm not...

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Categories: apparent, angst, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Inevitable Withering
The truth was concealed with many branches.  Countless are the days I happily lingered in the comfort of your shade before passionate winds revealed...

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Categories: apparent, betrayal, corruption, farewell, relationship,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member 'HEIR' - APPARENTLY NOT

Prince William was so sick of being told
He’s receding and is now going bald
So he called in the royal hairdresser
To see if he could ease...

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Categories: apparent, england, hair, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fiery Blue Eyes
Standing by her hospital bed, I didn’t feel the pain
Instead, I felt sorrow that she looked so very frail
Like a rose that’s been sitting in...

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Categories: apparent, age, death, depression, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All Hat and No Cattle
They hung around the beer joint with the finest Western wear
with thumbs tucked in their belt loops and such a studly air.
But those boots weren't...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: apparent, humorous, old, time,
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Today the Darkness Comes
Today the darkness comes.
Music is subdued and low --
measured beats -- an ebb and flow
of oboes and of drums
to pace the sluggish feet.
I do not...

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Categories: apparent, angst, depression, introspection, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In A Melting World
The Inuit call the Narwhal the one that points to the sky,
            Because of...

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Categories: apparent, animal, fish, nature, water,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mother Nature's Little Prince
A most beautiful little green frog swims quietly and so gracefully
While his eyes gaze gently on a mountain looming in the distance.
He’s at ease as...

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Categories: apparent, beautiful, beauty, emotions, feelings,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Mother Nature's Little Prince
Mother Nature’s Little Prince

A most beautiful little green frog swims quietly and so gracefully
While his eyes gaze gently on a mountain looming in the distance.

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Categories: apparent, allegory, beauty, celebration, emotions,
Form: Narrative
Brownload in progress- for Jan

Written for Jan Allison, who then decided I should share it for poop verse afficionados.
True story, by the way.....

There are some jobs where heeding worker's...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: apparent, humor, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Day Break
The sun slowly rises over the horizon
casting its rays turning night to day.
Chasing away the lingering darkness
revealing the hills and shadow cast valleys.

Details become more...

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Categories: apparent, day, nature, sun,
Form: Verse

Unique construction of body and mind
My niche in human pack not quickly found 
Raw young heart of a curious design
The empty mirrors for my soul...

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Categories: apparent, emotions, growing up, introspection,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Merry-go-Round
When the fall came we knew everything had changed.  Whispers through the Aspens became a shrill voice of winters warning.  He was changing...

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Categories: apparent, dad, death, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Things Change

The first bike I ever owned -- 
when I was ten or eleven --
was a Christmas gift
from a friend.  He was receiving a new...

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Categories: apparent, age, best friend, boy,
Form: Narrative
With the wisdom in my heart I must agree
For at times it knows what I cannot see.
People in my life may come and go,
But only...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: apparent, friendship, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer Matinee
I was only allowed to go
       (after whining, begging, and promises of unlikely saint-hood)
if my big brother, (much to...

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Categories: apparent, brother, me,
Form: Narrative
MAKING IT HAPPEN Part 3: How To Handle The Haters
you've just started to make it happen your project is now being processed
but you need to know how to handle the haters who are only...

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Categories: apparent, faith, hope, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Didactic