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Best Bid Poems

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

Premium Member Natures Gift

     It's how the stars are lit at night
     and how the dew drops glisten

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Categories: bid, blessing, nature,
Form: Sonnet

My dress is made of fine peach coloured lace
Hair is in ringlets, which frames my pretty face
The lights in the room cast a romantic glow

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Categories: bid, dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to Dewdrops

You hang there on the rise of dawn
Bending twigs where you cling,
Glistening gems on sunlit lawn,
Where I greet you before you're gone,
Before my passions forlorn...

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Categories: bid, emotions, feelings, metaphor, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Carolyn Devonshire RIP
We never met, although we planned
to make our dream come true;
the will was strong, the body weak…
and then you bid adieu
when angels came and took...

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Categories: bid, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: bid, angst, culture, native american,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

Premium Member Dusk
Melting sorrows drift toward tomorrow
when sounds dance in hushed irrelevance.
Sacred seconds are held in creation's tawny yolk
as crystal waves of wind bid farewell to this...

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Categories: bid, sunset,
Form: Free verse
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: bid, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It was Beautiful Yesterday

Bha e brèagha an-de
(It was Beautiful Yesterday)

There was a sailing vessel
With many a sail proudly lapping in the wind
A flag of the Celtic honor, in...

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Categories: bid, angel, angst, bereavement, feelings,
Form: Verse
I have deleted the 2 poems I posted earlier today, and instead I offer what will be my final write.  I have read the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bid, moving on,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member My Lady

My lady is the wind’s soft sigh through fields of marigolds in June,
A beach night stroll beneath the moon, a cloudless sky, a butterfly.
She waltzes...

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Categories: bid, august, Lullaby,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Sometimes Love is not Enough
Mind softened, 
watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues,
elegantly charm halcyon horizons.

Homeless heart craved a romantic dawn.

I became a pilgrim of love,
venturing upon an uncharted...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bid, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Packing of a Suitcase
     Consider, Recall, Reflect, Hesitate, Tremble
           Before your life's vast sweep.


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Categories: bid, destiny, journey, life, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happy Birthday, Andrea
How Poetry Began, such plots you tell!
A Tale Of Fire And Ice you wrote so well
Poor Peter Pumpkin bid a sad adieu
Pink Cherry Blossoms was...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bid, birthday, poetess,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)

The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: bid, appreciation, art, creation, imagination,
Form: Narrative
And The Dog Laughed Too
He stood on the street corner
Having a much needed smoke
Somehow we got chatting
And he told me a joke 
And i started laughing
The way that you...

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Categories: bid, dog, friendship, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dreamscapes An Education In The Mind
Dream schemes play across the screen
And third eye examines them,
Ever so closely; tonight,
Another etheric flight;
Will show me new horizons
And the beings that dwell there;
The archetypes...

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Categories: bid, appreciation, dream, education, encouraging,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
On the Horizon

On the Horizon

My limbs and leaves are trembling
My green days of shade and blue shadow near gone,
For on the near horizon lies
The first cold flail...

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Categories: bid, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love's Silence
~ To count the ways, I dare to comprehend
such finite love defined in written line,
for quantity shall never find an end 
to love that lets...

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Categories: bid, allusion, art, love,
Form: Sonnet

In the yellow of eve, I toss my dream
like feathered lint, a roulette spinning
along puffy breath of  air on flight--
tiny as wisps curled upon...

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Categories: bid, flower,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: bid, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to...

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Categories: bid, society,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Wind and Sea
The Wind and Sea

The mighty wind unleashed its gusty song 
     across the tranquil, undulating sea,
and stirred her body with his...

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Categories: bid, sea, wind,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member Marking Time
daylight hours 
Ozzie and Ben at the picnic table
milkweeds dance across the board
chess match underway all day, every day

many stories shared, some repeated; neither cared...

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Categories: bid, death, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Visitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: bid, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Parable of the Talents
The Master left to go away,
But, being wise and just,
He first called forth three servants and
Placed Talents in their trust.

According to their proven skills
He portioned...

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© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bid, allegory, bible, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme