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Best Bated Breath Poems

Below are the all-time best Bated Breath poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bated breath poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member With Bated Breath
With Bated Breath

With bated breath I wait to see your glowing face
In the evening skies when you arise
Taking my breath away with your beauty.
How I...

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Categories: bated breath, moon, romantic, sea, stars,
Form: Acrostic



With Bated Breath

When you left me in mild mid-summer twilight
I heard you say you’d return on a silvery night
Through the dust of full moon of spring when
Hues...

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Categories: bated breath, imagery, international, lost love, spring, symbolism,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member With Bated Breath
Waiting for your return
Is unmitigated 
Torture. Don’t you know
How bleak, how
Bereft my days 
Are, how empty
The endless, lonely 
Evenings? I beg you,
Delay no longer.
Be merciful,...

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Categories: bated breath, inspiration, muse,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member CREATE IN ME O LORD-With Bated Breath--
With Bated Breath--
Create in me O Lord
Breath of life
Blow your wind a gust in me, O Lord
While I stand here on the realm of enlightenment,
Investing...

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Categories: bated breath, analogy, blessing, creation, destiny, humanity, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Thing called Love - with Winged Warrior
Apprehensively I tramp with my lamp - through a path shrouded in gloom
Silvery shafts of light entwine and fight through foliage as they creep
Gnarled branches...

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Categories: bated breath, love, mystery, romance, woman,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Visitor - A collaboration with July Morning
POTW 28 January 2018

Prologue:
A beautiful extra-terrestrial female researcher is sent down to a remote island to observe earth and beam her findings back to her...

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Categories: bated breath, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
A Box of Truth
I bought a box of truth from a peddler down the street,
even though he told me its veracity might sting.
I handed him a stack of...

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Categories: bated breath, allegory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Your Words Pale
I thought you the Master of Expression
               Your verbal dexterity
 ...

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Categories: bated breath, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Undressed- A Collaboration
She felt his presence by her side
Her first reaction – unimpressed.
She turned her head, a toss of hair,
The situation she assessed.

Maybe it was the dauntless...

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Categories: bated breath, longing, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Daniel
You loved her with all your being, but then she left you wounded
Now you look at life without seeing, you feel your world has ended.

Young...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bated breath, betrayal, lost love, love, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
The Beacon of Hope
When you dread the break of day
and wait with the bated breath
the dawn of dusk 
for an eerie peace to descent,
When the balmy twilight 
singes...

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Categories: bated breath, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cheep Sweet Talk
"I've loved thee since I first saw thee as an adorable egg in thy nest!
Wouldst that thee would deign to marry me and put my...

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Categories: bated breath, funny, passionmay, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Thing called Love - with Maria Williams
Apprehensively I tramp with my lamp - through a path shrouded in gloom
Silvery shafts of light entwine and fight through foliage as they creep
Gnarled branches...

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Categories: bated breath, hope, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Kiss of Klimt
I hurried through the halls of Belvedere
To reach the floor where I could see “The Kiss”
The place I’d find his artwork was so near
I finally...

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Categories: bated breath, tribute,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Listen to the Warm
"It happens just because we need to want, and to be wanted too, when love is here or gone to lie down in the darkness...

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Categories: bated breath, love, trust, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
Within Her Breath
Within Her Breath

I heard upon the desert wind,
a song that sounds so sweet.
It lives within this dry parched land,
that lays beneath my feet

It grows within...

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© Tom Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bated breath, love, passionsong, song,
Form: Rhyme
THE UNIVERSE IS IMMENSE
How many people with foreboding palpitations
have I seen slip from middle age and slide into old age?
They slither into their last refuge, the dirt hole,
and...

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Categories: bated breath, death, life, metaphor, peace, political, truth,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Tone Down the Intensity
Tone down the intensity
Is like telling the sun
Not to reach its zenith
Of blazing, scorching heat
Or telling the waterfall
Just as it is ready to gush
Down in...

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Categories: bated breath, metaphor, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dancing Desire
Only a glance, and
her image seared my mind.
Promise stained lips in coy little smile...
voluptuous hips stretching her skirt
A hint of a cleavage drew my eyes
Beguiling,...

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Categories: bated breath, desire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Undressed
She felt his presence by her side
Her first reaction – unimpressed.
She turned her head, a toss of hair,
The situation she assessed.

Maybe it was the dauntless...

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Categories: bated breath, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Anxiety
anxiety showing through;
bated breath and tired sighs
all the same
today and tomorrow...
just crude forgeries of yesterday
nothing changes
every exhalation breathing out
another piece of our monotony ridden souls

pressure
strife
choking...

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Categories: bated breath, angst, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Let Me: Alone
Let me walk alone,
my journey to enhance.
Stop to pick a yellow daisy;
time to pause and dance.

Let me dance alone
tho my steps, to some, be wrong.
Waltz...

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Categories: bated breath, journey, life,
Form: Verse
Inner Song
Wake your inner song,
As its melody so kindly speaks,
Bathe in the warm sun,
as it dances gently on your cheeks,

Open up your tired eyes, 
As their...

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Categories: bated breath, beautiful, peace, rose,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Punxsutawney Phil's Weather Forecast
Folks wait with bated breath 'cross the nation,

   For Phil's insightful prognostication.

      What will his prediction be?

 ...

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Categories: bated breath, humorous, weather,
Form: Limerick
An Introduction: an introduction
Considering how many times I set out to pen a small,
Master piece of art, a gem that might underwrite,
The utter liability of being just that...

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Categories: bated breath, humorous,
Form: Free verse