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Best Behind The Times Poems

Below are the all-time best Behind The Times poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of behind the times poems written by PoetrySoup members


Fifth Season
There is a fifth season as real as rain.
It storms the earth with rash incivility.
What time has held as decent and sane,
Its loud voices now...

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Categories: behind the times, america, corruption, patriotic,

Last Night I Had an American Dream
Oh, there's lots of talk about the sad end
Of what we call the American dream;
About the fast decline of our morals
And that we're not all...

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© Glen Enloe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: behind the times, culture, political,



yo,mama
being still,makes me ill.the feel i get when girls are wet and wild,is ooh child,things are gonna get easier.the theme park crossed my mind.so did...

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Categories: behind the times, art

Genethliac

Carpe diem? sweet, yet meet?… whimsical? smart? how do I start?…
On a birthday, it’s worth saying something special from the heart.

While I’ve penned all kinds...

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Categories: behind the times, art, birthday, celebration, friendship,

Behind

 Behind the times

My heart was looking for a place

Behind homelands

My soul was looking for safety

Behind sorrows

My tears were looking for a smile

And behind your...

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Categories: behind the times, girlfriend, love, relationship, wife,

Premium Member To Terry My True Friend
To Terry My True Friend

They always are nice people though
But just behind the times, you know;
Better then them would always be
But my way never seemed...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: behind the times, inspirational,

Am I Not an American
Am I not An American?

I listen to the news
I hear all the political views
The analysts give numbers and statistics
This is all really, quite fantastic
They don’t...

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© Linda Barr  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: behind the times, introspection, people, philosophy, political,

Premium Member A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE MARKET
A funny thing happened on the way to the market
I arrived in my Porsche, there was no where to park it
So I circled the village;...

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Categories: behind the times, car, conflict, humorous,

Premium Member It's About Time
It's about time:
time out of mind, time capsule, time travel, time frame,
time zone, time to get cracking, time will tell,
time to spare, time out, time...

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Categories: behind the times, time,

Angel Wings In Halves
Slashed and burnt to golden brown
Frowned upside down, prithee now
Come diagonally to get here clown
Romp in delight as you were never found
Wanting, were you?

Wanton greedy...

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© Tim B  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: behind the times, faith, philosophy, religion,

Creating Chimeras
If a book has footnotes, though it is fiction,

How do you classify it?

Historical fiction has made some inroads

To this chimera crossroads

But science fiction

Ironically, is behind...

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Categories: behind the times, beautiful, celebrity, encouraging, inspirational,

A Teacher
 am a teacher

Eager beaver

Full of beans

I build bridges

And burn the candle at both ends

I am a teacher

Cap in hand

Full of the milk of human...

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Categories: behind the times, 12th grade, 1st grade,

New Year 366 Page 51a
Commandment Number Six

I'm feeling a little confused
Not to say mildly bemused
If into heaven you wish to get
Then killing for religions a good bet
Unless of course...

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Categories: behind the times, celebration,

Mirrorred Clocks
I was patiently maronating
In what we meant
and found
confusion
Alone and lost
in what
i wanted for myself
to feel loved
to be loved
to see something i wasn't
to understand
who and what...

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Categories: behind the times, imagination, introspection, lost love,

Premium Member What is Time
Time is elusive
  Time flies - Tempus fugit
    Where'd the time go?

Time is in short supply
  There's not enough time
...

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Categories: behind the times, perspective, time,

Premium Member Advanced Animal Mutations
It's the latest intellectual thing; it's in vogue
   To dare to say it doesn't make you a rogue
You can let people know that...

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Categories: behind the times, animal, humanity, perspective,