Get Your Premium Membership

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 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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, love, mystery, romance, woman,



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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, adventure, romance, science fiction,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, allegory,

Premium Member Your Words Pale
I thought you the Master of Expression
               Your verbal dexterity
 ...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, passion, sensual, sexy,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, longing, passion,

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...

Read More
© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bated breath, betrayal, lost love, love,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, death,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, funny, passionmay, me,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, love, trust, , Lullaby,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, hope, love,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, tribute,

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...

Read More
© Tom Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bated breath, love, passionsong, song,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, metaphor, passion,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, death, life, metaphor, peace,

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,...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, desire,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, angst, introspection, life,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, journey, life,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, passion,

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?

 ...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, humorous, weather,

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...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, humorous,

WORKSHOP - DANIEL
You loved her with all your being, but she left you wounded
Now you look at life without seeing, you feel your world has ended.

You were...

Read More
© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bated breath, betrayal, life, lost love,

Premium Member Stagecoach Is A-comin' To Old Santa Fe
"Hyar she comes!  The weekly stagecoach is a-comin' to old Santa Fe!"
The driver cracked his whip and blowed his klaxon to herald the way!

The...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, humorous,

Spring
Welcome Sun you move in our direction,
the Northern World is waiting for you call,
will you cure this Winter's introspection,
bring light before the darkness starts to...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, nature, world,

Premium Member My Family Tree
Explorin' the branches of the family tree can be rather dicey.
Some ancestors could be famous, humdrum er downright spicy!
With bated breath I decided to take...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, family, humorous,

Silence is now the sharpest dagger to the heart
The blacked out world mutes loves counterpart

Silence is now the sharpest dagger to the heart

You hang on bated breath for a single word

The peace of...

Read More
Categories: bated breath, loss,