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Best Big Picture Poems

Below are the all-time best Big Picture poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of big picture poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Big Picture
When standing in a foreign meadow
facing the end of someone’s rifle,
don’t think of me or your England
there is a bullet with a name on
made with...

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Categories: big picture, war,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Her brittle hands
Another layer of lavender scented lotion
Rubbed in vehement laughter

A quelling of sadness
Covered up in mascara insanity
Livid strokes of feathered paintbrushes

Hoping to see the big picture

She...

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Categories: big picture, character, corruption, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Only Through Jesus
~It's Only Through Jesus~ 
(Rhyme) 


It's only through Jesus that we can come to that wonderful place 
So filled of love, and peace and supplied...

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Categories: big picture, christian, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FROM NOW ON - REFLECTION ON RETIREMENT


From now on 
Mornings will never be the same

How fortunate I feel
Can’t take it for granted
Everyday I am thankful
Not rich but enough to get by

Free...

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Categories: big picture, change, future, hope, inspiration, introspection, retirement,
Form: Free verse
Golden Horse Ride
The oncoming truck swerved into my lane
And there was not enough time for veering
But I was suddenly relieved from the pain
By a golden horse with...

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Categories: big picture, horse, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member You Think Me Silly- A Rant
You think me silly and verbose
When love is on my mind…
Fickle fickle full of fluff
Love sick, crazy, blind

Deviant...defiant 
Sexually overcharged
Big picture oblivious
And from your life...

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Categories: big picture, identity, introspection,
Form: Quatrain
Mismatched
The world is perfect – 
That’s what everyone says.
The world has no faults – 
That’s what everyone says.
 
“Everyone belongs;
Everyone fits in. 
There will be...

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Categories: big picture, analogy, community, philosophy, political, world, ,
Form: Free verse
Work In Progress
I am not finished yet, nor am I perfect.
I am a lifetime project.
I am a work in progress.

Each day, I grow a little.
Sometimes bigger …...

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Categories: big picture, lifeme,
Form: Free verse
Goodbye Marybeth
Marybeth, my little sister, the baby of the family.
A wild blonde, just like her mom, 
She had to have her candy!
From weed to perks, triple...

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Categories: big picture, faith, family, satire, sisterpain, time, children,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A theoretical assumption into the causation of Earth's rotation
1000 miles per hour scientists have calculated the Earth’s rotation
And 25000 miles in 24 hours according to their quotation
They say it is the distance from...

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Categories: big picture, funnypeople, change, earth, love, people, sun,
Form: Rhyme
YOU ARE A SOUL
You are a soul that is infinate, timeless and eternal .  
Your not just this physical body with a age, gender, role 
And job...

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Categories: big picture, angel, universe,
Form: Free verse
I'm Sorry Part 1
I'm sorry that I'm always sad, 
That I do things to make you mad.

I'm sorry that I've lost my hope,
I'm sorry for the ways I...

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Categories: big picture, depression, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, love, passion,
Form: Couplet
Life's Composition
Every morn, I wake to a blank page - 
A canvas, on which I paint
Today

I often revisit past illustrations;
Some statuesque,
and others with rips, tears, and...

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© Ryan Nash  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: big picture, introspection, life
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Two Idiots On The Freeway
An idiot driver cut in front of me on the freeway
Just because they did not get the big picture 
I have to slam on my...

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Categories: big picture, adventure,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Creator (repost)
'...tell Sid, "The Big Picture."'
    
(from the Movie 'Creator,' 
starring Peter O'Toole)



Bioethicists will claim
the moment when a blob awakes
there's living, breathing, sentient...

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Categories: big picture, philosophy
Form: Quatrain
Nothing
We take it for granted.
What we've all been handed.
This wonderful opportunity that is...

Life.

And when we finally notice
we take it all in with no focus
spinning in...

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Categories: big picture, identity, life, science, slam, space, stars,
Form: Verse
Time Waits For No One
As the clock turns and your ways remain the same
You don't stop and realize you have a good thing
Your eyes are closed can't see the...

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© Lee Baq  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: big picture, lost love, naturesilly,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Turn a Blind Eye
A visionary
Selective blinks, loud mouth
Big picture, lacking

...

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Categories: big picture, life, truth,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member PLIGHTS FOUGHT TOMORROW KNOWN
PLIGHTS FOUGHT TOMORROW KNOWN
WRITTEN FOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY 2016 (Versified!)

As days transpires, better we focus.
As life transgress, better our voice.
A walk, a...

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Categories: big picture, appreciation, change, conflict, culture, faith, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
good morning good night
good morning 
good night

i walked the shadows of hidden meadows until there was a sign to the right, 
you were bathing in the light, then it all fell flat 

good...

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© Jim Cross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: big picture, art, beauty, conflict, dream, emotions, feelings,
Form: I do not know?
old soldiers never die
Old Soldiers Never Die 
A neighbour of mine used to be a sergeant in the army,
In his living room he had a big picture of...

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Categories: big picture, absence, age, bereavement, best friend,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member It's Only Thru Jesus - The Free Style





~It's Only Through Jesus~
( Free Style )


It's only through Jesus that we can come to that wonderful place
So filled of love, and peace and supplied...

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Categories: big picture, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Just a dream
I walked out today with a different dream than I woke up from 
I went to bed last night with nothing but illusions 
I guess...

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Categories: big picture, analogy, appreciation, black african american, cheer
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ADVENTUROUS WOMAN
ADVENTUROUS WOMANLife is to live and to chill in.
Just relax and lay back and enjoy your living.
Do not worry about...

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Categories: big picture, america, courage, education, gender, god, sister,
Form: Free verse
Motherless Child
You walk around without a clue
The memories you've missed, have also missed you
Yet you keep on going without looking left or right
The big picture is...

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Categories: big picture, absence, abuse, childhood, conflict, courage, daughter,
Form: Couplet