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Best Barb Poems

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


Premium Member Jazz Man
JAZZ MAN

Lips of sweat,
Igniting catalyst tune as they burn, 
Crossed eyes, attention spreads
feeling the whiteness in the pure magic
Each memo confronts the other, 
Soul cord...

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Categories: barb, art, music,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Home Is Where the Heart Is
"Home is Where the Heart Is"



Savages 
behind closed doors
Civilised 
but wild animals
sharpening claws
Humanity 
tries to escape itself
can’t run away 
from finding
"TRUE HOME"
behind closed doors
Now opening...

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Categories: barb, freedom, imagery, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Maybe the Last Letter To My Beloved
My heart?
You have always owned that,
I'm surprised you didn't know.

Its flow?
How do I explain without being unkind,
simply, its flow is mine.

There's the barb, my vision puts me on a...

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Categories: barb, conflict, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beatle Mania
Beatlemania (The Fab Four As Lovers)

Once a choir boy, John turned to romance,
Fell for Yoko almost at first glance.
In full public view 
In bed with...

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Categories: barb, celebrity, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Fisherwoman - For Contest
A desperate spinster, Jane took

strong measures the day she would cook

fresh trout. Her date bit

the barb left in it!

He truly was caught on her hook!


4/26/2015...

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Categories: barb, fish,
Form: Limerick



Browned-Cents
BROWNED-CENTS

One of the true ways 
to remain in captivity is to keep silent to avoid your captor’s 
hostility and confusion

A penny for my 
thoughts has...

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Categories: barb, africa, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Brave New World
(based on Aldous Huxley's book "Brave New World")

Human hatchery

Clink clink clink clink...
Test tubes prattling past
along the chrome plated production line.
Glistening under fake fluorescence
humming in harmony
with...

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Categories: barb, confusion, depression, heartbreak, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blood Masks the Lea
Blood masks the lea, the blasted loam
upon whose breasts soldiers came home.
The earth, herself, held each to chest
the mist of sky killed with each breath
as...

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Categories: barb, death, war,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member I Am a Red Red Rose
I am a Red Red Rose
I am a red red rose
A beauty to behold
My texture captivates
My scent invigorates
Petals, a velvet red
Coverings for your bed
Leaves an...

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Categories: barb, rose,
Form: Rhyme
Just a Barmaid
"come on, get your coat off, its bloody ten too"
not even eleven and there forming a que
"just a barmaid" thats what they say
service with a...

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Categories: barb, drink, fun, funny, humorous,
Form: ABC
Lost Herd
As the sun rises
a young pioneer saddles his ride.
Mounting his horse
his young bride
his love as he rides
Off to find his herd.
 His proud mare ...

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Categories: barb, happiness,
Form: Cowboy Poetry
Premium Member Seduced By Poseidon's Daughter
As rippling horizon
douses fiery orb,
you are at your
most alluring.

Ethereal,
diaphanous limbs
stretch out,
reach for me,
beckon to me.
Barely audible murmurs,
laced with
forbidden promises,
cross the distance
between us.

Whispers become
more insistent,
more urgent,
more...

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Categories: barb, heartbreak, lust, metaphor, ocean,
Form: Free verse
The Lighthouse
What breathes into the brain 
  and sustains from some secret place a sullied heart?

The pains of faces of others for the wicked barb
...

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Categories: barb, courage, evil, hope, life,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Barb's Delights
Let's go to Barb's Place
Have something to eat
Her perogies and cabbage rolls 
Are really hard to beat

If that's not enough
You should try out her ribs
Gooey...

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Categories: barb, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Identity
A vestige lingers of my sweet Ginger sharing the treasure of What color is love? 

Springtide fell according
Affliction bred
Tending a foundation; no longer perceived

Flailing in...

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Categories: barb, change, deep, desire, growing
Form: Verse

Book: Reflection on the Important Things