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Best Ballad Poems

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


Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: desire,



Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: birth, change, conflict, death,

The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: beauty, death, deep, emo,

The Squirrel
~My Nutty Squirrel Poem~

Up in a tree, on a branch
Now you see me, now you don't!

Sneaky and fast, I'm adorable
Now, why would you hunt or...

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Categories: adventure, animal, beautiful, blessing,

Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, cry, deep, freedom,

Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: body, death, fantasy, kiss,

Premium Member Ballad of an Unsung Hero
Vivid flashbacks from bloodshed battles
his soul still ravaged by devious dictators,
cries from fallen comrades still echo in his mind,
but he continues to walk upon a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, metaphor, political,

Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism,

Indian Girl
--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 
On...

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Categories: adventure, girl, life, native

BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, child,

This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 
Made...

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Categories: angst, death, dedication, depression,

Premium Member The Book Of Her Body
I lift you up, delicately
like a bouquet of flames in pink patient fever,
romantically, I rove your surface with fingertips that tingle,
the texture of your treated...

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Categories: love,

Premium Member Six Thousand Suns From Yesterday
            You have seen three thousand suns
       ...

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Categories: angst, beauty, love,

Premium Member LONGING FOR FATHER'S LOVE
I am not a father
Nor I am a mother
I am just a daughter
That is growing better...

Father, you have been away
I truly wish you have stayed
Hugging...

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Categories: absence, care, child, dad,

Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: society, war,

Premium Member Black Powder
I lived in such a pretty home,
A spotless home I kept,
But somehow, from a place unknown,
Through every crack, black powder crept,
However much I swept.

On every...

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Categories: dark, future, horror,

A Little Snowflake
There once was a little snowflake
that was beautiful, cold and white
He was created up high within the clouds
during a storm one winters night

There were millions...

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Categories: beautiful, children, snow, weather,

Premium Member Spring Fever
’Tis Spring
 (this is the real title, which I am unable to post this way in the title heading)

Rejuvenate! ’Tis spring.
Cruel winter’s lost its cling.
We...

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Categories: spiritual, spring,

The Flight of Bebo
Bebo was a bird
who could not fly
He kept flapping his wings 
'cause he knew he must try

There were two other birds 
that were laughing at...

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Categories: bird, children, flying, fun,

Premium Member Rebel Girl
She doesn't believe in quiet love
wasn't born to bleed shyly,
couldn't care about the cost of conquest,

Too beautiful to be bitter, and too young to be...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, best friend,

Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: fantasy,

Premium Member Bloom Not, Wolfsbane
Bloom not, cruel wolfsbane
In this forward spirit of mine
Let the moon dim and wane
For love has diseased my kind 

The girl was luscious in the...

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Categories: adventure, angst, depression, devotion,

Premium Member Barbie
Barbie
from Loch
March 5, 1990

I fell in love in a biker bar
	with a girl in chocolate hair.
It swept around her like a smoky fire
	and woke up...

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Categories: cute love, drink, i

Lost Love - Gary Fields
Loss Lost Love

by~ GARY FIELDS

Why my love left?
I soon forget the reason's why
All that I remember
Is that she left such
An empty space
An empty trace
So many...

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Categories: loss, lost love, lost,

Slow Movin Tights
I'm in me bath here, with a box of red cheer, 
yeah a box of red cheer, beer's too bloody dear.
Me mind's wanderin twixt big...

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© Red OMara  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: me, red, women,