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Best Bone Poems

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


Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: bone, age, cat, endurance, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member 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: bone, body, death, history, lonely,
Form: Epic
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: bone, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: bone, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: bone, life,
Form: Verse



She Walks In Silence
She walks in silence, like a lapping wave
drowned in chastity and flooded with rave
holding dear and tight her very beauties
denying all her gems and rubies.
Her...

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Categories: bone, emotions, feelings, heart, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In November
In November I write of winter
  for I am weary of the old year and tired bones
I visualize all hardships blanketed with fresh snowfall
geese...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone, november, poetry, seasons, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Angel Inside
Coral life forms in copious swarms
feast in the Cambrian chyme,
dividing their cells and forming their shells
to end on the seafloor as lime.
Tectonic churning and magma...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone, allegory, angel, art, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: bone, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member PLEASE
~PLEASE~
 
Please pick me up!
Never mind I'm gonna fall, anyways
 
Please show me how to tie my shoes and sing a song! 
Don't worry mommy,...

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Categories: bone, absence, abuse, anger, cousin,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night

LIST POETRY - A FUTURISTIC INTERPRETATION 


You
must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: bone, depression, heart, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Crow's Command
I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: bone, adventure, courage, history, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Heritage
The ranch on which I hang my hat, though short on most the frills,
Is thirteen sections, give or take, of rugged trails an’ hills.
We call...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone, adventure, cowboy-western, education, imagination,
Form: Quatrain
Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: bone, courage, death, fire, growth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member To Sail the Sky
* For Mary Kathleen Lessard Caithness *

                  ...

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Categories: bone, adventure, imagination, metaphor, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Tale of Poetry Soup Forest
There's a defender among us, a friend who never surrenders or concedes
No thief is he, who offers encouragement to people with his kind deeds

A rapscallion,...

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Categories: bone, environment, poets,
Form: Narrative
Anxiety
This is what it feels like to have your heart racing 
and not knowing when or if it will ever slow down.
Your fatigued body can...

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Categories: bone, anxiety, slam,
Form: Free verse
The Scent Of Your Soul
The scent of your soul

a caramalized breeze of fruit odours

reverbrating softly through my memory

Throwing me right back in ninth grade 

where we sat side by...

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Categories: bone, absence, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS
It looks like a simple brownstone building,
Not much different then any other but it’s residents,
Are of the haunted kind, not made of flesh and bone.
In...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone, evil, fantasy, fear, god,
Form: Free verse
The Scent Of Your Soul
The scent of your soul
a caramelized breeze of fruit odours
reverberating softly through my memory
Throwing me right back into ninth grade
where we sat side by side
Your...

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Categories: bone, absence, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Passion
you                 don't            know 


my                  ...

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Categories: bone, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Still Tomorrow The Sun Will Rise

a few missing pieces
ones we may never find
the beast stares down at us
just waiting to pounce
three bloodied blind eyes
can't see the pink butterflies 

psychedelic lies...

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Categories: bone, introspection,
Form: Free verse
I Belong To The Lake
 I wander far from the coal-tar smog
and buzzing sounds of the city
to a place where I can smell
fresh-cut hay in a tepid breeze.
I stroll...

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Categories: bone, beautiful, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dark Roses
Dark red was the bouquet in white gloved hands
foreshadowing the scarlet stains of dread.
If yellow be the rose of Texas land
why not give her the...

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Categories: bone, history, rose, violence,
Form: Sonnet
That's Poetry
The difference between good poetry
and great poetry – not a concentration
of words and phrases, nor meter
and rhyme...but the source, that gives
longevity its immortal time –...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bone, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse