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Best Choka Poems

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


Day of Reckoning
Above bleak pastures,
A cobalt coliseum:
Warriors are unleashed.
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Aggressive brave clouds,
Battle for the dominance:
Vanquishment is vague.
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Conquest of power,
Clash of divine elements:
Battle in the sky.
·
Sun and clouds collide,
On...

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Categories: nature



Ocean Waves
In perfect rhythm
A gently flowing ballad
Perfect melody

Tugging at my heart
Softly lifting my spirit
Tickling my senses

A song of beauty
Calling to the universe
To maintain all life

Everlasting tune
Beckoning...

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Categories: nature

Acid Rain
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Categories: music, nostalgia

Premium Member TEMPLES OF ANGKOR WAT


sari of morn floats

draping temples with orchids,

as Angkor Wat blows its mist

to flame coned incense;

and in the still of homage

pilgrims wander with their gods.


Angkor Wat,...

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Categories: blessing, places,

God's Promises
He pours out a world
Fresh colors and blazing suns
Emerald landscapes
Seas of blue and green
All of God’s promises drift
Across my mind’s eye	


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Categories: god,

Moonlight on the Ward
Midnight. This white ward
drifts softly through chalked moonbeams
shifting walls argent to cream,
sifting sterile halls.
Full moon fingers reach within
touching each silvered sheet-shroud.

Jaded nurses drowse,
vials drip crystalline...

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Categories: health, life,

The Day I Saw the Earth Move
I watched a sunset
on the beach at the ocean
The sun touched the horizon
one quarter, one half
Bright, blazing red-orange clouds
Almost down; the sky now pink

Then it...

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Categories: nature, planet,

Premium Member Feeling Like Mother
I open the door
to one of our guest bedrooms
and find her nearly asleep . . .

she who long ago
tucked me into bed each night
when I...

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Categories: mother daughter,

Awaiting Dawn
The heat of today,
Shall vanish, as the day ends;
Coolness shall return.
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Coolness shall return,
On shoulders of tomorrow:
While night exhales dawn.
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While night exhales dawn,
Breath on invisible wings;
Discharges...

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Categories: naturenight, night,

Carried by the Wind
An ascending seed,
A ball of life wandering,
Floating through the air.
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Floating through the air,
In search for its’ field of dreams;
Whispers to the earth.
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Whispers to the earth,
It’s...

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Categories: nature

Lunar Beams Riding the Waves
Moon beams in distance.
Carried by glittering waves,
Reflecting an ageless tide!
Rays of moonlight fall,
Caressing, soothing, calming,
Man's broken, weary hard heart!
He stands in the sand
Moonbeams touching his...

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Categories: hope, inspirational, nature

Poolside Relaxation
On a striped deckchair
she reclines, cold drink in hand,
soaking up the sun.

Her tanned skin glistens.
Teasingly, her tongue explores
her full lower lip.

Dark blue sunglasses
subtly separate pretence
from...

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Categories: imagery, sun,

Premium Member Hail
The darkness seeps wet
stains on tissues of regret
inked pores secrete rain.
A blurred dust of pain
edging storm clouds all absorb
the hail of the Lord....

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Categories: allegory,

Premium Member Where Self Love Is Born
a fantasy land
dreamt up by sleeping child
a peaceful magical place
where self-love is born
imperative to her soul

...

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Categories: love, self,

Premium Member My Saddest Day
I had to leave him

at the adoption drop-off

of the place I’d entrusted

with his safe-keeping. . .

    his mournful howl followed me

 ...

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Categories: dog,

Premium Member Grandpa's Prayer Chair
Grandpa’s chair still there

though stables are empty now

ghostly echoes of neighing

still hear Gramps praying

“Please, Lord, let me keep my farm”

blessings bestowed on our clan




*Entry for...

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Categories: faith, family

Premium Member Blame It On the Moon
I dare you to say,
"It's because of the full moon."
My heart is not made of iron.
No magnetism 
Pulls me like the ocean's tide,
Holding me here...

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Categories: nature, passion, me, moon,

Premium Member In Shadows
He spent long dull days
rigid like the straight back chair
where he sat making his plans.
He dreamed in shadows
and his plans - like the old chair...

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Categories: sad,

Premium Member Treasure In The Chest
Love your so sweet babe
touching my soul as the heart 
skips fast a beat talks honey

You're one in ten gifts
sweet singing golden classic 
memory stands...

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Categories: angel, beautiful, beauty, emotions,

A Tribute to Andrea Dietrich
she’s a faithful friend
a mentor, a confidant
a trusted teacher
of poetry forms
loyal, loving me for me
with no conditions...

on one occasion
she set aside precious time
to study ALL...

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Categories: for her, friendship,

Premium Member Fall Down Together Love
Ruby all boils down 
to you in every dream hot
one vision cannot shake free 

Visiting center 
nerve glows of everlasting
beauty flowering blossoms
 
Singing jewel gem...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, love, magic,

Time to Move On -
if she permitted
i would have curled in a ball
in a dark closet somewhere
and wept my whole life
“too many tears are too much“
“grief is a bottomless...

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Categories: bereavement, son,

Not too Late to Change



Forbidden lipstick;
Detrimental to the soul
Powerful than any sword
A near death foretold;
Changes in lifestyle took place
Thanks to God's amazing grace...

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Categories: faith, hope, life,

Premium Member Into Eternity's Arms
Into Eternity’s Arms

I dream of Heaven . . .
A deep dream beyond—no fear!
A happiness abounds, yes! 
Hold me now tightly,
And give me your love always.
My...

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Categories: allegory, emotions, feelings, happiness,

Not Merely the Eye
Billowing, foamy currents

     Lofty, turquoise drifts
 
          Undulate as waves

  ...

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Categories: art, imagination, naturelife,