Best By The Book Poems
Below are the all-time best By The Book poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of by the book poems written by PoetrySoup members
If You Weren't Such a Nut Meg
by the book, food, fun, humor, words,
She had so many chances
Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
Just not much...
The Book of Love - A Wedding Poem
by the book, marriage, relationship,
See it there
in virgin perfection.
Open its pages.
They are so white
that they radiate light.
See the magic pen
sitting by the book
meant just for two.
Each of you...
by the book, art, humorous,
A two-legged canvass
in crimsons and blues
and suchlike tattoos
Diamonds and rare gems
that shimmer and shine
flowers on long stems
with sleek strokes and lines
How Much Longer Will It Go On
by the book, anti bullying,
He was the child that did not smile, or live
or breath, towards his death he did not look
as though he had the time to duck...
The Darfurian Girl
by the book, bereavement, character,
I enjoyed an almost idyllic childhood. This was marred only at the age of ten by my circumcision, a cruel and primitive custom among my...
The Old Worn Out Poet
by the book, character, courage, dedication, imagery,
By the light of a window sits an old man, his pennies he does count.
His hair is gray, his eyes are old, and there’s little...
by the book, life, loss, nature,
Tis not mystifying, though disheartening,
that we are simply passing shadows
…. a mere breath exhaled…. transitory
Sunrises numbered at first drawn breath
by the book, children, funny, imagination,
As I walked, one morning, alone, by the sea,
Thinking of nothing but myself and me,
I noticed, above the roar of the ocean,
A splashing, and thrashing,...
The Five People You Meet In Heaven
by the book, death, faith, happiness, life,
Heaven isn’t full of angels and clouds
There are five people that will meet you
They could’ve been close, or among the crowds
They’ll help you construct your...
Born Again for contest
by the book, humorous, , cute,
Born Again (For Contest)
Y’all come and join me while I set a spell
I’ll tell a tale that stirred in yonder dell
I reckon I might...
And I was Caught Up In the Spirit
by the book, bible, faith, god, religion,
.... And I was walking in a field of golden wheat and just then,
I was caught up in the spirit, that is the holy...
There once was a lawyer
by the book, funny
There once was a lawyer on the hook
For being in cahoots with the crook
The crook was set free
By making a plea
But the lawyer was hit...
A Warrior for Christ
by the book, religiongod, god,
In deep thoughts of unity.
It’s always a world, for someone else to please.
Along with pleasure there is always hard earned pain.
Sometimes death for someone else’s...
me myself and i
by the book, education, history, on work
Me myself and i
For I myself,
Believe in myself.
For I love to stand by the book shelf.
In order to read some nice stuff.
Yoruba is my...
Goddess Acquae or Acqua Sulis
by the book, mythology,
I am the native of interface between this world and the other
Living presently in my shrine at the Roman baths at Bath in UK
Books and Covers
by the book, mystery, psychological, purple, truth,
"Books and Covers"
"Books and Covers"
"Covers and Books"
"Stories and Lovers"
"Lovers and Stories"
"Some Time It Took"
"Spinning Wheels Spinning"
"Needles Pricking Thumbs"
"Agatha and Daphne"
"Danvers is Rebecca's Mum"
"Casting Fishing Hooks...
Drowning in a pool of emotions
by the book, lifegod, god,
looking puzzled in a daze, watching as the sky turns grey!
Trying to figure out exactly what to say, wondering why things have to be this...
Die Hard Smokers
by the book, abuse, addiction, anxiety, community,
Die Hard Smokers And Taxes
Die hard smokers, by the thousands countrywide, they rightly feel a bit abused…
Ouch! A latest 40% hike in price for a...
by the book, absence, age, anxiety, body,
I dream of the summer, when
We slept soundly and so did the city
Like a doll, you never changed
The scissors mocked me;
“Never to cut, never to...
by the book, social, money,
You must have heard of “planned obsolescence”
But manufacturers say it ain't so
A devious mind surely thought this one up
Must be absolutely rolling in dough!
The Under Cover Cop
by the book, peoplelife,
He is a special breed, for a special deed
You would never know by the way that he looks
He has nerves of steel. heart becomes cold
by the book, fantasy, teen,
A 'Swan' in town
can be found on
school ground --that's me
bored and off qi
rain daunts me --'till
I see him there...
can't help but stare
his eyes glare --so
by the book, flower, garden,
I have pinched, pruned, planted, fertilized and even mowed...
I have dug, dressed, divided, harvested and hoed.
Then I thinned, trimmed, transplanted, sprayed, sowed and staked...
by the book, on writing and words,
When my visions and sounds escape
To that quiet place
And all the collisions of the day
My body can consume the every word
For, nothing is...
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to a Church
by the book, satire,
A funny thing happened on the way to a church:
My mother tripped on her train.
This was the first bump on my head;
I’ve never been the...