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Best Caught Me Off Guard Poems

Below are the all-time best Caught Me Off Guard poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of caught me off guard poems written by PoetrySoup members


Caught Me Off Guard
Somewhere you are sitting
Unaware of how I feel
Then again maybe you know
How I wish that you'd reveal
Every now and then
I like to close my eyes
Pretend...

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Categories: caught me off guard, confusion, life, love, sad, teen,
Form: Rhyme



YOUR LOVE CAUGHT ME OFF GUARD
Captured by your charm
Lost in your gaze
Scared of no harm
Yet shaking at the feel of your warmth
Begging time to stand still
Asking the stars to capture...

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Categories: caught me off guard, addiction, adventure, angel, baby, beauty, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Dream I Will Always Chase
When asked "Where is it your from?"
It caught me off guard, I stop to think
Of a beat up record whose song
When sung makes your heart...

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Categories: caught me off guard, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The homeless poet
A homeless poet

A few days ago, I was walking home with my dollar store notebook in my hand as I walked. I was deep in...

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Categories: caught me off guard, for him, heartbroken, home, how i
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 1980 Our Year In Love
The depth of our love has an infinite range,
as I reminisce on the day that we met.
I will always remember your deepest voice,
a mellifluous sound...

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Categories: caught me off guard, love, romantic,
Form: Rhyme



Cyber-Love
Thought I'd experienced love, and all the different shades,
Then you came along, and we found another way.
You caught me off guard, I didn't see it...

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Categories: caught me off guard, fantasyme, heart, heart, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Yesterday I was on such a high
Today I just want to sit and cry
Why did I say that cutting word?
Forgive me please I’m just a...

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Categories: caught me off guard, sorry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Anthony Bourdain 1956-2018

Oh, My Brother ...
     You caught me off guard -
          Of all...

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Categories: caught me off guard, appreciation, celebrity, life, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Our Story Begins
I always knew that love would come find me someday
But never did I know that it would be you who was headed my way
You caught...

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© Gogster DW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caught me off guard, color, for him, wedding,
Form: Free verse
Blessing Star
Your black hair shimmered
I knew not the reason
I watched it every little season
My heart and head simmered
Your shapely body twinkled
As if never would it be...

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Categories: caught me off guard, dedication, love, song-uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
You're Going to be Missed
You’re Going to Be Missed
It’s been so long…
Since I’ve sang a song
About you, of course – my Love…
You fluttered into my mind like a lovely...

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Categories: caught me off guard, appreciation, best friend, betrayal,
Form: Lyric
A Long Time Ago
Pat my back for a while
Even your smile lifts my world
My troubles, they all fly away
Fly in whites in the blue sky

The paddy field is...

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Categories: caught me off guard, growing up, happiness, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Creole Woman
I went down to the Caribbean Sea,
An island paradise ahead of me.
I meant to go for just another lay,
So I went and got myself smashed...

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Categories: caught me off guard, anger, betrayal, corruption, love hurts, sea,
Form: Narrative
Forget You
You thought you had a hold on me?
You thought right, you did have a hold on me
You thought letting you go would break me?
You thought...

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Categories: caught me off guard, anger, beauty, bullying, change, conflict, depression,
Form: Free verse
My Letter to You
Dear Sarah the Sorceress
Dear Sarah my Sorceress
Dear Selena...
I really need to talk to you
I really need a word with you
but one word isn't going to...

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Categories: caught me off guard, first love,
Form: Free verse
That is My Psychological Diagnosis
Skin pale white,
her hospital gown,
a moth filled wedding dress.
straps and shackles tie her down 
like a corset;
more buckles and ties than Harry Houdini.
she frantically turns
toward...

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Categories: caught me off guard, depression, life, sadhair,
Form: Free verse
Hit the Brakes
Parts 2 and possibly 3 will come out tomorrow or this week... enjoy!! The other verse will be called Caught off Guard and the third...

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Categories: caught me off guard, adventure, angst, betrayal, confusion, courage, emotions,
Form: Free verse
These Walls
I spent my entire life
Building these walls
Hiding among the shadows
So that I couldn't fall

Feelings I cast out
Independence then over shadows
Humor I tend to use
To fight...

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© Jamie Yost  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: caught me off guard, boyfriend, love, relationship, hope,
Form: Ballad
caught
you caught me off guard
i laugh out loud at your joke
trying not to pee...

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Categories: caught me off guard, funny,
Form: Haiku
Hit me like this
I never knew love could hit me like this it hit me hard like a ton of bricks i wasn't expecting it 
but it just...

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Categories: caught me off guard, loveme, love, me,
Form: I do not know?
Chance Encounter
   A thousand times I have heard, 
“There but for the Grace of God...” 
but until today that phrase, 
struck me as somewhat...

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Categories: caught me off guard, cowboy-western, faith, inspirational, introspection, people, me,
Form: Cowboy
My lowest ebb
                        ...

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Categories: caught me off guard, depressionlife, me, life, me,
Form: Verse
Song of the late night sorrow contest
Come fluttering words, come drifting words to me  . . .
Open my eyes to what I can’t see,

Their on the floor I found what...

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Categories: caught me off guard, imagination, loss, lost love, love, words,
Form: Narrative
Surrender
You are the most incredible man I have ever known. You came into my life like a compelling force of nature. A mighty roaring sea....

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Categories: caught me off guard, love
Form: Prose Poetry
reason why
I always knew that love would come find me someday
 but never did I know that it would be you who was headed my way
...

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Categories: caught me off guard, angel, i love you, miss you,
Form: Alliteration