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Best Bottom Line Poems

Below are the all-time best Bottom Line poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of bottom line poems written by PoetrySoup members


The MIND HUNTER
In search of the human mind

Different thoughts crossed my mind,
a few conclusions I could not find
The human mind has no stop!
Receiving input, danger, before I...

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Categories: bottom line, adventure, body,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Enjoy The Ride


Some days are diamonds, some are stone

To quote an old John Denver hit

Truer words were never spoken

The “stone days” (not stoned days!)

Are only sent to...

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Categories: bottom line, happy, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ode to the unsung hero
Ode to the Unsung Hero

I salute the devotee of his craft
who diligently pursued perfection
with no recognition
but remained true to himself
and trudged along but lost 
to...

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Categories: bottom line, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No More

I remember that Sunday night 
When I got the call from my Mom
She called to let us know
My brother was wounded in Vietnam
I went to...

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Categories: bottom line, memory, war,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Trump Card
I'm not crazy about political poetry
Because politics feel a bit ... soiled to me
But as a requirement for the contest
I will say the following, as...

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Categories: bottom line, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Simba
As I sit here penning this little ditty,
My desk is full of sprawling kitty!
This dear old inscrutable friend of mine;
I hope he has many more...

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Categories: bottom line,
Form: Rhyme
' He's Company ... '
‘ He’s Company ! … ’


He’s Not Down With Misery
 and Not Out with The In(flated)-Crowds
But He’s Up On Lady Liberty …
Laughing, New York-Minute, Out...

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Categories: bottom line, allegory, business, fantasy, funny,
Form: Light Verse
A word From Your Bartender
Listen here, buddy,
I'm in control.
If you don't like it,
Then go for a stroll.

There is more than one exit,
And I can give you directions.
I don't care...

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© Lisa Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bottom line, adventure, imagination, introspection, life,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member This is what is left shining
Physical pain can run deep, restricting life as it once was
Attacking the very things that make life what is should be
To be lived fully enjoyed
A...

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Categories: bottom line, appreciation, love, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One True Love

One love

One true love

Through all of life's storms

Through sad times

Through happy times

Our path may be strewn

With obstacles

But the bottom line

Is triumph in the end

Ability to...

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Categories: bottom line, true love,
Form: Narrative
A Freak Of Literature
A freak of literature 
Designed by those mad poets 
But escaped the lab: 
the English classroom,
Its me G the hybrid word:
With added punctuation and 
bold...

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Categories: bottom line, deep, image, imagery, imagination,
Form: Verse
Frilly Red Knickers Show Time
(aka "Trump's Bottom Line")

Cartel Jesus launched an old crone
High over Trump's Wall on a drone
Our Border Patrol
Went out of control
Snapping photos with their iPhone!

...

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Categories: bottom line, political, usa,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Celebration Of Life

I love life, that's probably apparent
By the happiness in all my poems
When I make my final curtain call
Want the biggest celebration known

Don't want none of...

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Categories: bottom line, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member It's Not Personal

It's not personal; it's business
says the service guy billing you.
And although you can't afford it
they'll squeeze you until you break.

You cringe inside each time you...

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Categories: bottom line, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Ode to the unsung hero
I salute the devotee of his craft
who diligently pursued perfection
with no recognition
but remained true to himself
and trudged along but lost
to the dynamics of politics and...

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Categories: bottom line, religion,
Form: Dramatic Verse
B*lly Pop Pill ( VIAGRA )
B*lly Pop's Pill  (VIAGRA)

Let me tell you a story about my grandpa B*lly.
He popped too many pills to encourage his w*ly
Instead he earned a...

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Categories: bottom line, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Farewell But Not Goodbye


Poetry Soup has lost some of it's lustre lately

There are probably a multitude of reasons

But it matters not what the reasons are

For me personally it...

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Categories: bottom line, friendship,
Form: Narrative
WEIRD SCIENCE
* Weird  Science *

With pens he walks
Pocket Protectors to protect his chest
Taped up glasses on his face
Pull his pants down, call him a GEEK...

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Categories: bottom line, abuse, desire, discrimination, funny,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Family Therapy
Feminist ecotherapists,
deeply immersed in permacultural eco-logic,
a systematic teleology of cooperative nutrition economics,
remain rarely flushed out from their camouflage.

A self-isolating,
often eremitic,
subspecies,
with shamanic nature-as-spirit tendencies,
our most articulate...

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Categories: bottom line, addiction, endurance, environment, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eat More Chicken
Overheard at the annual convocation of a Butterball turkey flock:

"'Tis Thanksgiving again and as usual our necks are on the choppin' block!

Them pious Pilgrims began...

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Categories: bottom line, humorous, thanksgiving,
Form: Rhyme
Undefined stream of consciousness
After all is said and done, cliché style
(Forgive me if this does not rhyme, I'm moving
Past rhyme for the sake of rhyme)
You will have gone...

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Categories: bottom line, perspective, philosophy, rap, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member KING KONG

A legend is told along the sea ports,
Of a lost island unknown to man,
Concord by a monstrous beast.
An uncharted prehistoric world,
Not shown on any chart...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bottom line, adventure, fantasy, halloween, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Take A Penny, Leave A Penny
 You've seen them.  Those little trays on the store counter with pennies in them and often a sign saying “Take a penny, leave...

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Categories: bottom line, on writing and words,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
Been said many many times
But I'm about as fond as I could be
Methinks I've proved it just fine

So don't need...

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Categories: bottom line, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member MY LORD - Candle Of Hope


(Candle of Hope) 


In 
Him I 
Have it all 
He's my Savior 
Always there ready 
Just to protect 
Defend me 
All the 
Time 


'Cause He's...

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Categories: bottom line, christian, devotion, faith, god,
Form: Concrete