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Best Bank Poems

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

Premium Member rivers bank
by rivers memory bank - flowing current eddies of you...

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Categories: bank, memory, river,
Form: Monoku

Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: bank, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: bank, brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: bank, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: bank, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Miracle On Ford Street
St Anthony's orphanage was founded some thirty years ago
For homeless and orphaned children, by a priest Father Angelo
Every child was made welcome; race and religion...

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Categories: bank, care, children, christmas, prayer,
Form: Narrative
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: bank, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
I have borrowed  the first line of this piece from the"unknown scribe" , which I 
read many years ago.... The rest is for ALL...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bank, funny, mother, thank you,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Wild Rose
This bridge has arched the lake's narrows
for a century, flanked on either side
by Autumn trees shedding their faded leaves,
blowing with the first snowflakes
across worn gray...

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Categories: bank, death, memory, winter,
Form: Free verse
Dear Ex
Dear Ex,

I know you and I had our differences.
We were always finding new ways to say I loathe you.

It was my blameworthiness that allowed the...

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Categories: bank, life, recovery from...rain, rain,
Form: Free verse
Love Matters

I spent my life working hard
Built a house paved with slabs
Garden grass with rainbow roses
Show house bank account and cars

 A lady from the village...

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Categories: bank, i love you,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waterfall

Sunlight reave through cerulean sky and drifting clouds, 
melting the snow-capped mountains, 
through forest heartbeat and trembling leaves, 
upon dappled nature's breast. 

The placid echo...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bank, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time a Beauteous Spring

“Of time you would make a stream upon whose
bank you would sit and watch its flowing…”
From On Time, by Kahlil Gibran

If you could imagine time...

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Categories: bank, time,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Of Days Gone By
Sometimes I laugh
Sometimes I cry
Sometimes I dream
Of Days gone by

Life was hard, each day we learned
We never wanted what we hadn’t earned
A handshake at the...

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Categories: bank, nostalgiaprayer, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
The Anxieties of a Widow
May stretched its legs into grave.
The thunder heralds the rains.
A hut on the bank of Kanoli canal
Is not re-thatched this year.
Her infant’s illness made the...

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Categories: bank, inspirationalrain, rain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member One Good Thing
In the late 1970s, I was going home on a Friday evening,
and needed a little more fuel in my truck, 
enough to get back to...

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Categories: bank, life, memory, poverty, work,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Angel in the Clouds
Angel in the Clouds

Sometimes you look up to the sky
And maybe you can find
In a large bank of clouds
The face and figure of an angel...

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Categories: bank, angel, beautiful, god, heaven,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Speak Of Women

Men ...
  Giving advice to OTHER men, on women
    That's funny ... ironic "funny", I mean, (though I did chuckle)

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Categories: bank, appreciation, love, relationship, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Night Before Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas' ...
          And with finances dead,

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Categories: bank, christmas, funny, humorous, satire,
Form: Rhyme
What If
What If

  You live in a Matrix that you don't know, what is really happening around you.
That there are people that wish to control...

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Categories: bank, allusion, america, anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Tree

Beside the Kinta River still it stands
Colossus of the primal forest panoply
The tree a native of the fecund land
It’s limbs support the graceful arcing...

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Categories: bank, nature, tree,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Harbinger Birds of Spring POTD
With the incoming sounds of spring, a resurrection of life,  
the chilliness flees. Quote _ by Poet 

Ready for a new season, Spring birds

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bank, bird, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter Magic

How cold it was that one December day.
We’d put on boots and walked into the wood,
but in new-fallen snow, we lost our way.
As dusk began...

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Categories: bank, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Laughter Is The Best Medicine


Old Ma always gave the kids a nice treat
Always nuts and never anything sweet
But they soon found out why
Nuts were in great supply
Choc nut...

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Categories: bank, humor,
Form: Limerick
He and Me

They whipped Him
And stripped Him
They tried Him
Crucified Him
They nailed Him
Strength failed Him
They mocked Him
Hurt rocked Him
God forsook Him
Pain shook Him
They hit Him
Spit on Him
They pierced...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bank, jesus, me, relationship,
Form: Rhyme