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Best Catch Poems

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


Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.

Night...

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Categories: catch, autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member POOR PETER PUMPKIN
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.

The farmer said that he was going to...

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Categories: catch, fantasy, halloween, humorous,
Form: Couplet
My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: catch, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: catch, beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the...

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Categories: catch, break up, feelings, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
endlessly,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: catch, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows
   ...

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Categories: catch, beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Girl, Interrupted
Girl, Interrupted-

Deep cuts from within.
She faced bravely the many hardships of womanly life
How did she end up like this?
Severe depression after her first mental breakdown
Sorrow...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: catch, absence, abuse, change, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: catch, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Eulogy Of Sorts, That, Hopefully, Lends Itself To Daver
Do not vainly look in those remote
Places,
That, once, were acquainted with a 
Small part of me;         ...

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Categories: catch, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one
          my mom taught me to dance
   ...

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Categories: catch, analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet
The Inner Child
I don't want to be your sister

I don't want to be your mother

I don't want to be your wife

nor your mistress or a lover

I want...

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Categories: catch, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No limit to how long we grieve
when you let go of my hand
you let go of my heart

as I stumbled and crumbled
life seemed to have paused
silent screams
raged inside

but I was just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: catch, absence, lost love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Always
I'll always be here for you,
where else would I go.

But for you, my heart is lost, 
in dream..
to counting sheep, 
and always will be so.

I...

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Categories: catch, dream, friendship, poetry, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Sand Dollar Dreams
It's quiet here - quiet in a way that catches me off guard. The tranquility is almost tangible, something I can touch and hold and...

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Categories: catch, memory, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: catch, mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member MIDNIGHT ROMANCE
We first met at the Obsidian Bar, 
on a night that I will never forget.
She’s dressed to the nines; like a movie star
in charcoal satin...

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Categories: catch, dance, new year, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Red Umbrella
I was going on a blind date and walked across town
The weather wasn’t kind, rain was pouring down
It was my friend’s sister and he arranged...

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Categories: catch, dream, rain, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Loss Of The Andrea Gail
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters:

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in...

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Categories: catch, america, aubade, death, fish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member TO THE FLOWER
TO THE FLOWER

Your scent beckoned my weeping heart to painless flight;
amidst a garden where God dusts His pretty love.

Spring tints are pure and fragrant, free...

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Categories: catch, beauty, environment, flower, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Obsidian
An almost stillness came about
as she strode into my door,
like breath itself refused to move,
fearful of touching her mysterious beauty

But her obsidian eyes betrayed her....

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Categories: catch, abuse, dark, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Glimpse In The Garden
      My garden lies between the trees
 Where lilies dance in gentle breeze
      And lilacs...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: catch, daffodils, flower,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: catch, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
....The Title ^Fight....
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Leaning against the ropes, eyes swollen half closed

Its been a long fight....

Blood dripping from a dislocated jaw

Body beaten and bruised; taking a few more blows

Crowd...

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Categories: catch, faith, love, passion, time
Form: I do not know?
Suncatcher --recited
A visitor—
icicle fingers
tapping on my windows' pain—
white blanket in tow

Hurting enough, I paid him no mind
so he kept tap, tap, tapping
‘til cobweb-like cracks appeared:
a final,...

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Categories: catch, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse