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Best Books Poems

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


Books

They stand, silently,
shoulder to shoulder, upright,
save one at the end, leather bound
who slouches, James Dean fashion.
Six with blue covers, gold blocked,
uniform, like Trumpton Firemen.
All wear...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: books,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member VINTAGE BOOKS


My Grandpa was inimitable… uncommon.
He could make a story out of a passing wind
and have me crying, giggling like an imp--
this God-given knack could spin...

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Categories: books, grandfather,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Simple Words For Simple People
If I  had a pretentious brain
which acts faster than my heart
Maybe then,I would abhore this soul
which spreads freely through each verse
Maybe then I would...

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Categories: analogy, beach, beautiful, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member I Love
I Love . . .

to snuggle in my bed, no one around,
the purring of my cat the only sound.
And whether near a window streaming light
or...

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Categories: books,
Form: Rhyme



Midnight In The Library
Around midnight, in the library I found myself drawn,
to these shelves haunted still by Poe, Stevenson and King,
as a rare, late October storm brews beyond...

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Categories: books, night, october, repetition,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Rebel in the Library
In the library, at last I am freed
from others’ wishes for what I should read.
Book after book I most gladly peruse
with all these free hours...

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Categories: books,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member A Nook and a Storybook
Oh, give me a nook and a storybook
there at my mother’s knee.
Or tucked in bed, a pillow at my head
as father reads to me.

To hear...

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Categories: books, cute, memory,
Form: Quatrain
Tanka 1 about Smudged Roses
Now published at tankajournal.com




Inspired by Chris'tanka contest ~Now, for the contest :)...

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Categories: absence, books, break up,
Form: Tanka
Giggles and Splashes
I had waited for you seemingly forever
So long did it take before you were to come into my life
But in so many ways you had...

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Categories: family, lovebooks, snow, books,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A NOOK AND A STORYBOOK



While resting in my nook, breaths grip
As lampshade marks edges of leaves;
That  I wander into the scene
On pages afloat, a tale weaves .
Listening to...

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Categories: books, imagination,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Agatha Christie Taught Me to be a Book Worm
Behind a chair 
        Below a desk
 with my bare feet on a wall, in my flannel pajama...

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Categories: books,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member High at the Library

Whenever I walk inside I feel at home;
enraptured, from shelf to shelf I roam
till a book catches my eye
as I flitter by
smell sends me
high
rapidly
while senses...

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Categories: books,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All That I Am
You know me as a poet, and writer of poems sad,
I take poetic license, violating rules and conventions;
telling a story using figurative language, I share,
...

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Categories: art, books, life, poetry,
Form: Verse
"My, Beautiful *Star Light" ~
Seraphic, turbid waves in turgid waters; turning

Amid my spindrift Soul wherein loves tumult rages....

Crashing through this pulsing heart that knowingly craves her ~

Aneath these turquoise...

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Categories: faith, life, love, passionbooks,
Form: I do not know?
Eve
Does the past really matter?
 Does it set you free? 
I’m absorbed in the sin,
That is surrounding him and me. 

Lost in the curiosity,
Cold to...

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Categories: books, angel, beautiful, beauty, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
TRUE INDIAN
On the land of miracles,
Took place a miracle,
Missile man of our country was born.
People's president he was known,
APJ Abdul kalam was his identity.
Paving a path...

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Categories: books, age, angel, art, best
Form: Epic
The Brilliant Spring
Crazy wind whispers 
Into the ears of ‘champa’
A light scented Indian flower
Trees are full of them now
Your love in each and every bough


The breeze is...

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Categories: allusion, april, beautiful, books,
Form: Lyric
My Library
My neck crooked backward,
I stand between the stacks
feeling the weight of centuries, 
the distilled wisdom of minds
who graced the earth with golden words,
words that pace...

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Categories: books, words, writing, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brody
Brody

I bought two new books for you today my sweet boy.
The Wizard of Oz and the Jungle book should bring joy.

I'm very proud of how...

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Categories: 2nd grade, books, boy,
Form: Couplet
A Nook and a Storybook
A nook in the corner, off to the right..
A haven, housing a hundred homes.
To there, where wakened dreams do hide, 
My wandering mind so often...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, best friend, books,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member No Other
and so you dust the book that's me
right off the shelf called LOVERS
You have found the others not to 
be as enthrallingly intense

caressing the gilded...

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Categories: analogy, books, relationship, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Nook and a Storybook
What would I give for a book and a nook
I'd forfeit some cash from my pocketbook
Surrender my coat to a hanging wall hook
Then give it...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, books,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Library Book



I scanned the shelves to pick a book
That seemed to be appealing,
From those adjacent to my shoes
To those up near the ceiling.

Selecting some that might...

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Categories: books,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Library Love
Lingering among the stacks
Interval of serenity, a luxury to
Borrow a world, then bring it back
Riches of printed page, once few
Are carried throughout the community
Requiring only...

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Categories: appreciation, books, community, together,
Form: Acrostic