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Best Boy Poems

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


Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Boy oh boy and a girl
I wish to claim
My boyness
My yesterday sillyness
Innocent shyness
My crinkled nose grininess
That hide and seekiness
Spin the bottle 
kind of geekiness 

Getting caught 
My hand in the...

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Categories: adventure, boy, childhood, courage,
Form: Free verse
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: boy, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
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: boy, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
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: boy, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: boy, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cream
''Like Ice Cream''

Having ice cream with you, 
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat 
-- the     Reese's...

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Categories: boyfriend, fun, happiness, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Grandpa
 


The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.

He gazed upon a...

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Categories: boy, childhood, loss, sadold, child, old,
Form: Couplet
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: boy, 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 Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boy, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: boy, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: boy, desire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ride
The old man looked a little out of place
Astride his pony on the carousel
A smile from yesterday across his face
As if he were entranced in...

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Categories: boy, imagination, memory, sad,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: boy, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: boy, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member House On Memory Lane
Feeling nostalgic, I went back home
To a house on Memory Lane
A sentimental trip, through the years that have flown
To a three bedroom, small white, wood...

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Categories: boy, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CRITICS


Wrote a poem in the sand,

Wonder how it fares if left alone,

Will it bear on its own merits

Or juxtapose by meddling hands,

Meantime, sun dries it...

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Categories: boy, beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery, ocean, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one, my mom taught me to dance,
          To start, I...

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Categories: boy, analogy, dance, joy, life, love, mother
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boy, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thirsty Love




As a young boy
    I watch with interest the small man
   Wolf Hunter - a wise father of the hunt


He...

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Categories: boy, love, lust,
Form: Narrative
Depression (True Story)
My depression grows everyday,
It started as a come and go,
It decided to stay and create a black cloud,
All I can do,
Is sit and hope,
Wish and...

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Categories: boy, depressionlove,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: boy, america, childhood, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The days that brought me here
I thought I would go backwards
Into my uncertain
My awkward
The days of my wondering
What will I be when I grow up?
Will I ever grow up?
Is everyone...

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Categories: boy, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: boy, miracle,
Form: Free verse