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Best Body Poems

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


Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic



Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: body, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: body, desire,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Melancholic Tree
In the middle of winter
within misty moors,
lies a melancholic meadow.

Up above grey skies foretell
perturbed crows to seek shelter.
Down below, 
an isolated tree - naked and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: body, analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
Form: Free verse
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: body, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: body, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: body, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: body, anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: body, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: body, death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: body, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: body, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: body, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: body, adventure, funny, old,
Form: Free verse
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: body, life,
Form: Verse
The Clouds
"HOLDING HIS HAND"

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: body, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing, child, day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: body, moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Pandora's Kiss
"Pandora's Pearls"

Crystal tears drown under the best velvet distinctive feel
A Ghostly feel that leads into a clear diamond road
I found myself seduced down an Ancient...

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Categories: body, adventure, beauty, death, deep, fantasy, mystery,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: body, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: body, love, peace,
Form: Free verse