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Best Close Call Poems

Below are the all-time best Close Call poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of close call poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Limes, Lemons, Cherries
Have you ever squeezed a lemon before?
(you very might well have and just not realized it).
Each time you grab the steering wheel, you feel determined:
There's...

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Categories: close call, dad, humorous, life, writing,



Sister Bears
Deep in the meadow, where deer run wild in the open, 
Papa bear was waking his two cubs from their sheltered den. 

"Go out and...

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© CT Duet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: close call, animal, children, kids, wisdom,

Premium Member Heaven's Answer
From the error of my ways 
in the blink of one's eyes 
falling backwards I called out 
Oh God please save me
Inside the crunch mercy...

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Categories: close call, angel, blessing, faith, god,

Second Wind
I wanna live again
be an ageless punk
Have meaningless sex
before I get too drunk
I wanna dance on the hood
of a 'Luxury car'
Right after a fight 
at...

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Categories: close call, song-drug,

thank you
i fall into the dark deep space
my love my life i cant find a trace
suspended in a starlight galaxy
i plunge ever so gently
toward the sky...

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Categories: close call, love,

Close Call
Death whispered my name today,
a soft seductive coo in my ear.
Proceeding onward to invade my very soul;
And over my body,
I felt the creeping cold take...

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Categories: close call, death, me,

Premium Member Gramps Has a Close Call

Their day at the beach was much hotter
than usual. Soon Gramps would totter
right down to the ocean.
We warned him his notion
was bad. We’d seen sharks...

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Categories: close call, beach, sea, summer,

Tainted..Desert
Tainted Desert
__________________

A Silent drift
traveling swift
rising out 
settled among your shout
down toward your colon
through the swollen
passing you by
I am why?
close call
solid wall
undo the sail 
giving tale
love...

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Categories: close call, devotion, love, nature

Premium Member Baseball Trash Can Cats Vs Downtown Stray

Here we are fans this fine summer day,
to watch Trash Can Cats, versus Downtown Stray.
The field is grand in this deep wooded glen,
pitchers are warming...

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Categories: close call, baseball, fun, poetry,

Close Call
God wasn't ready for me to join him. . . 
       any more than I was ready to make...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: close call, spiritual,

Premium Member Here, Kitty Kitty
Once upon a time there was an impulsive cat named Bella
A fun loving white and gray small
four-legged meowing furry ball
She loved to sprawl on the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: close call, cat, community, hero,

Premium Member A TAEL to TAIL

Early in the MOURNING I usually went out,
To ride my bike on a FLOUR filled route.
BUTT because of the WHEATHER, today I changed,
A nice ride...

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Categories: close call, adventure, bible, wisdom,

Close Call
Constant jeopardy is something we must accept.
An asteroid whizzed by on a near-intercept.
Two million miles is not a distance that is far.
It was a reminder...

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Categories: close call, earth, life, space, planet,

Premium Member COPLA 99 INVOCATION: This Bad Guy World
COPLA 99 INVOCATION : This Bad Guy World

Look : how Great leaders smile at the sky
Proud of the kettle-drum thunder they ply :
Safe underground

Yet tectonic...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: close call, conflict, creation, leadership,

Premium Member A Beach Menagerie
At daybreak, I approach the beach
across a soft hill  of clover,
past sleeping pandanus,
and down a small sand dune. 
I am enveloped by seawind.

I look up...

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Categories: close call, beach, good morning, summer,

Premium Member Weather Forecast - Twister Terror
  "Weather Forecast - Twister Terror"



twister touchdown twirling free
black funnel cloud spins angrily
wind crackling branches on bare trees
neighborhoods in panic freeze ...
beware windows and...

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Categories: close call, adventure, rain, rain,

CLOSE CALL IN IRELAND
CLOSE    CALL   IN    IRELAND



I once had an affaire de coeur  with a foxylady, in fact a...

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Categories: close call, funny, me, old, me,

I Hate Lightning
I wish it could rain without lightning
I do not like it at all
When the night is lit up like the day
I always feel it was...

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Categories: close call, hate, night, storm, weather,

The War is Brewing
The storm is coming; I can hear the thunder in the distance 
The war has begun; there will be no resistance 
Grab your weapons and your hateful...

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Categories: close call, dark, war,

Premium Member Close Call
William Tell 'tis said

     Split an apple on son's head

          Son nearly...

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Categories: close call, funny

Premium Member Music to His Ears
At church we thank God for his saving grace,
And honor that is His Holy place.
We don’t realize He sees and hears all,
Not just when we...

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Categories: close call, fear, music, prayer, religious,

Our Destiny is the Dirt
Everybody’s destiny is the dirt
Only question is:
Who’s gonna get buried first
Everybody’s last trip is into the earth
Only question is:
Who’s gonna leave away first

Each decision you...

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Categories: close call, death, destiny, perspective, truth,

Premium Member Predator
 
 He beat a rather hasty retreat
  As the ominous predator just
   Missed him by the skin of his teeth,
 ...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: close call, drink, nature,

Family Gatherings
Mum doesn't do
Family gatherings anymore,
Weddings,christenings and the like,
She's rather go for a walk
Or a ride on her bike.
They always seem
To bring out her worst,
Make her...

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Categories: close call, mother,

Close Call
As I read todays Sunday paper,
it brought back a lot of heartache,
it'll be 5 years this coming Wednesday,
when there was a terrible outbreak..
I remember when...

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Categories: close call, fear, memory, natural disasters,