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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
start with its snow capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

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

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Categories: beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination, nature, space,
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 For The Love of Poetry
For love of poetry, spellbound am I
by force, that takes me to the land of words.
Beyond control, this power has its way
that leads me to...

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Categories: poetry, poets, words,
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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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
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 its heart.

Subtle vibes saturate my being
as...

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

Beauty...all about looks nowadays
But...

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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 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, people, wisdom,
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 -...

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

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

a youth 
sitting on a bench
looking into...

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Categories: age, funny, nature, society, technology, youth,
Form: Blank verse
Acceptance
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
Where the City Folk Live
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 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,
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
Desolate
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, sad,
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
Madness(2)
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
Thats...

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Categories: war
Form: Blank verse
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 -
but...

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Categories: angst, dark, loss, lust,
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 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 - A Love So Great -
 

   May the sun always shine in your heart - melt away winter's ice
   Always look for beautiful colors - even...

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Categories: life, love,
Form: Blank verse
The Mighty Hand
When the blackest nightmares were realized
and bitter truth pierced cracked, brittle armor
When candles of last hope flickered and faded
and darkness closed on the edge of...

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Categories: grief, life, mystery,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member - The Summer Strength And Beauty -



The birds in the garden singing their songs

They tell their story with the heart of summer

A place of silence and aromatic flowers

Where hearts dance of...

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Categories: beauty, celebration, passion, summer,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member I Want to Skinny Dip
I want to skinny dip in pools of your eyes
And dry myself on lashes bordering there
I want to slide on lush plush of your lips
Then...

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Categories: desire,
Form: Blank verse