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Best Blank Verse Poems

Below are the all-time best Blank Verse poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of blank verse poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet;
begin with its snowcapped mountains,
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a vista...

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Categories: beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Someone Who Used To Be You
When splendor of love spun dreams ecstatic
Musings of fantasy waltzed joyous themes
On blossoms of meadows in prime of spring
And giggles of streams donning green prairies


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Categories: dream, lost love, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member And Sweet Is Her Demise
In primrose twilight, summer is still near.
She whispers in my ear; I hear her in
the one lone owl that hoots to only me.
I wake to...

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Categories: autumn, death, summer,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member I Am Not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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Categories: absence, best friend, cancer,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Callused Fingers
Callused fingers press vibrating strings,
drawing passion from a violin.
And with burnished wood snug to his cheek,
the violinist plays from his heart.

Subtle vibes saturate my being

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Categories: beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery,
Form: Blank verse
Beauty... A thing everyone see's 
But in in me?
Real beauty is not seen
But real beauty is the goodness that you feel.

Beauty...all about looks nowadays

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Categories: beauty,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Tossing Out Regret
I’ve decided to be rid of some things:

	a moth-holed sequined dress with bitter tags,
	the weeping journal of ennui and pain,

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© P.S. Awtry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moving on,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Heading Into Mothers Day Weekend
Dark hour of morning green and jealous sun.
Flag’s red, white, and blue leans over the porch.

Oak branches, bored, and skeleton but wood.
The leaves too still,...

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Categories: imagery, weather,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Nightbound Winter Reverie
Nightbound Winter Reverie

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Categories: fantasy, imagery,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Fall
Fall and
red yellowing 
leaves in the trees

an old man sitting 
on a bench
watches them 
and thinks of his youth

a youth 
sitting on a bench
looking into...

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Categories: age, funny, nature, society,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Wheel Has Come Full Circle
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: faith, god, imagery, life,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member - When Words Are Not Enough -
When a heaven cracks and stars go to sleep 
  Morning so incredibly quiet - 
  A peaceful morning - the sun's rays...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty,
Form: Blank verse
Opened like a morning leaf
exposed beneath the moon,
Resting in the tentacles
of a clouded ink coccoon.
Wringing hands now rest at peace-
the solitude of night,
a lantern in...

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Categories: inspirational, introspection, peace, sympathy,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Christmas Past
A time I still remember- Christmas day
in 'fifty-three; I was age fourteen then,
and I recall those very special hours
at home, so cozy- warm with my...

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Categories: christmas, memory, tribute,
Form: Blank verse
Where the City Folk Live

At the confluence of the cultures 
Where the politics ebb and flow
The tide of humanity crashes
Against their collective soul

The spires of...

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Categories: places,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Bridge of Love
There is a bridge, it crosses over deserts
It cements oceans, binds the icy seas
Flies over fiery vulcans, sings melodious 
Breathes over you a cooling welcome...

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Categories: friendship, life, love, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
The Tempering of the Soul
I have lived a thousand lives, died a thousand deaths.
I have loved women unbounded and fathered an army of children.
I have killed and healed, stolen...

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Categories: atheist, mystery,
Form: Blank verse
My hands and feet are numb
for I am cold and I have no
home to give me warmth.
A home and warmth are two
things I search for...

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Categories: hope, inspirational, me, places,
Form: Blank verse
Ever wrote a sequel
To a poem about 
The road of dead bodies
that you drove upon?

I dont Think So^^

O. Yeah im laughing
At such a radical idea

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Categories: war
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Promise of Hope--Edited
Streaks of anguish like drooping trees
Entrap pale hours across nightscape ,
Then crushing low  upon my feet 
Each leaf's motion reflects one bid
In neutral shades...

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Categories: blessing, devotion,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Six Slopes
The six steep slopes they gave me..  
yes, all were mine.

I can give them to you..
if you wish them.

Though they tend to be.,


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Categories: dream, extended metaphor, forgiveness,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Offering
Ironic tears that spill are mocking me
in scathing streaks delighting down my cheeks.
They trace their paths as soft as fingertips
atop sad ivories caressing pain -

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Categories: angst, dark, loss, lust,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Something I Am Not
I value authenticity in friends.
Relationships for me run deep. They do
not crumble easily once strongly forged.
My friendships that are best go on and on.

My truest...

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Categories: character,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Worshipping In Nature's Sanctuary
Johnny-Jump-Ups nestle into the forest floor mosses,
Along with dainty Jack-in-the-Pulpits hiding beneath
The larger fronds of swampy ferns soaking up moisture
From the dew-laden flowering branches of...

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Categories: inspirational, nature, paradise, peace,
Form: Blank verse