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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...

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Categories: analogy, boy, childhood, innocence,
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: Rhyme
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Beautiful Brown Eyed Boy
He was skipping along, swinging his arms and laughing
At what I don't know.
His grandmother, lagging a few steps behind, was laughing at him I suppose.

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Categories: black african american, boy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dream Boy
My favorite verse from THE soft rock song of my youth
Hit song of 1969 by the Carpenters:

(They Long To Be) Close To You

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Categories: boy, for him, hair, love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Burger Boy
Burger boy hangs out
at the A&W
Spare change for burgers 
he sometimes has two

He chats up the girls
imagines he is cool
Making up tall tales 
but girls...

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Categories: childhood, devotion, loneliness, boy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Naughty Boy Poem
There was a naughty boy
And a naughty boy was he,
For nothing he would do
But create misery
He was such a naughty boy
They threw away the key

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Categories: lifeme, me, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Outfield Boy
The outfield boy stands waiting all alone,
playing the game that many children love.
From the pitcher’s mound, a ball has been thrown.
The outfield boy stands waiting...

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Categories: baseball, boy,
Form: Triolet
To the Boy Who Could Not Sleep
You cannot sleep, you tell me
spitting forth frustration
angry sentiments of a scorned heart
Your dreams are robbed
You have been ridiculed 
all day 
in a world where...

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Categories: boy, father, love, sad, son,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Soldier Boy
Once there was a soldier boy,
young and brave and smart.
He had some questions bugging him,
they tore his brain apart.

He went along to ask his friends-

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© rose mary  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: boy, adventure, betrayal, corruption, death,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member School boy lessons Erotic Humor
She said "I'll show you mine
if you're willing to show me yours."
I didn't waste a second
I promptly dropped my drawers!

I was rather embarrased
She looked and...

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Categories: desire, humorous, boy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Avi, oh Avi
Oh Avi, Avi
  Sometimes, with my eyes closed
    I see you dance
      A dervish, whirling, like...

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Categories: boy, dance, memory, remember,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Things Change
A quote from "90 North" by Randall Jarrell:
"I see at last that all the knowledge
I wrung from darkness -- that the darkness flung me --

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Categories: age, best friend, boy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member This song, it is for you
This song, it is for you
Because my heart is singing
All that I feel is true
The happiness you’re bringing

Because my heart is singing
The sun is burning...

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Categories: boy, boyfriend, joy, love,
Form: Pantoum
Rap God
Steps up to the mic and loses his cool
acts like a fool, way too cool for school
flunked out twice 
wasn't raised to be nice 

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Categories: addiction, boy, confidence, rap,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Missing My Little Boys
My babies have all gone,
They've grown and left the nest,
Spreading out their wings to fly,
Upon life's thrilling quest.

The years flew by so quickly.
Babies turned into...

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Categories: love, nostalgia, son, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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
I move my hurtful head and stare forlorn
Over my non-existing boundary,
Where past is seen and future laughs decayed.
Here language is an unwelcome guest,
In stillness awkward,...

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Categories: abuse, boy, child, child
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Little Toy Soldiers
Little Toy Soldiers going off to war
None will ever live to  see age twenty four
None of them even  know what they're fighting for

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Categories: boy, goodbye, peace, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WORDS OF LOVE
My back against your chest, I smiling sigh
I fit so nicely, small between your legs
You cross my gimpy legs and hold both my
Ankles in your...

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Categories: boy, boyfriend, emotions, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red balloon
At any rate, a boy was holding a red balloon
Filled with helium, attached to a red ribbon.
Swirling and whirling without constraints
Having fun together they became...

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Categories: boy, friend,
Form: Free verse
Lollipop Series- What I love
Mommy deemed the three-year-old me as an honour
Said that I should become a doctor
Stethoscope and thermometer are in her gift bag
To spark the zeal in...

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Categories: birthday, boy, child, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Boys First Day
They taunt me one then the other
Push me—hurt pride—scattered books
Crying?   Go cry to your mother
laughing with smug contemptuous looks

Dark musty locker room, stripping...

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Categories: anxiety, boy, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mama on the Moon
Daddy tells me you always watch over me 
     from the shimmering moon, ……….yet it seems so far!
But my dear Mama,...

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Categories: boy, longing, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member And We're Gay
     We run, we jump, we cry, we laugh, 
     We sit, we stand, we're weak, we're...

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Categories: boy, boyfriend, happy, love,
Form: Lyric