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Best Brother Poems

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


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: brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: brother, god, life,
Form: Sestina
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: brother, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: brother, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
I Wore Your Skin
~I wore your skin~

Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy

Brother, I...

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Categories: brother, anger, bullying, dark, deep, discrimination, hurt,
Form: Dramatic Verse



A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: brother, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: brother, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Dear Men
Dear men,
Explain to me why I stand alone. 
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...

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Categories: brother, abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings, poems, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: brother, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
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: brother, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member O' Middle Child
O' middle child, dear son of mine, you have always let the others shine
All through the years, you have stood behind
---I want to say, I've...

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Categories: brother, i love you, love, son,
Form: Free verse
The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

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Categories: brother, dedication, farewell, friend, miss you, poets,
Form: Rhyme
John F Kennedy - Martin Luther King Jr - Robert F Kennedy and Donald Duck


it was the sixties
we were young
we were going to change the world
spin it like a basketball on our finger
take the three point shot 
win the...

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Categories: brother, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Human Being
You are a human being they told me, something you should treasure
But isn't a human being the only animal who kills for pleasure?
Man's inhumanity to...

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Categories: brother, confusion, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: brother, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member She by the Sea
I see the pain
Reflected via turquoise blue
Of the oceans hue
She stares out into the oceans depth
Lost
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: brother, angst, beauty, conflict, death, heartbroken, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Rest is Silence
I left her behind
emaciated
I left her
dying
I left her
I left her
I wanted to die there with her
there in the desert
where I left my mother
there where the...

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Categories: brother, history, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse
Forty Today
Visited you today
as the sun set in the horizon…

the orange tinged carnations 
were a perfect complement 
for the skies
and for you… 
orange and blue
always remind...

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Categories: brother, dedication, family, life, loss, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let love create rainbows in your speech
 Hey you
Don't let hate dominate.
Let love sate - animate

With the pain in your heart.
Set it free from the start.
Let it go, let it part.
An...

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Categories: brother, analogy, hate, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When It Comes To Me
I often sit for long periods of time
hoping the perfect beginning will come to me.
To write a poem that starts with a pristine Capital
leaving readers...

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Categories: brother, adventure, celebration, change, identity, passion, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member She Lived in the Moment
Six feet tall, feisty and tipping the scales
Aunt Eva approached life so playfully
Living in the moment, not fretting details

Even at 80 no harsh wrinkles had...

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Categories: brother, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Watercolor Afternoon
The rain set me adrift inside a dream
My mind was on a painting miles upstream
An unforgotten "en plein" I once viewed
A light pastoral springtime interlude

Two...

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Categories: brother, emotions, memory,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Fragile
Tenderly ...
As if robin's eggs ...
I consider the brittle fragments of her heart,
Cupped in my tarnished Tin Man hands ...
Not taking for granted the entrustment...

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Categories: brother, life, metaphor, wisdom, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses repost
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: betrayal, black african american, brother, courage,
Form: Political Verse