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Best Collared Poems

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


Premium Member Lama Drama
Thoughts that thrive on scattered dreams
shoot through the mind like laser beams
Hunger echoes a hollow song
Voices merge, intestines long
Lips are dry, and tongues are parched
Memories...

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Categories: collared, confusion, introspection,



Premium Member A Lost Kind Returns
Krummes Holz gibt auch gerades Feuer    
Crooked logs make straight fires [Work with what you have.]
 
Downcast eyes scan; the larger fear’s...

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Categories: collared, freedom, heartbroken, loss,

Premium Member Destiny's Clutch
The dawn spoke her name like a silken secret
carried carefree by the tradewinds of lust and larceny
imported from the traderoutes of paradise and pandemonium, 
sequined...

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Categories: collared, courage, desire, fantasy, gothic,

Premium Member Today the Darkness Comes
Today the darkness comes.
Music is subdued and low --
measured beats -- an ebb and flow
of oboes and of drums
to pace the sluggish feet.
I do not...

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Categories: collared, angst, depression, introspection, life,

Premium Member Reporting Live On The Soup (Colorado)
"Howdy to you all from Colorado!  This is Cletus Schlunk reporting,
Where gossip is fair and balanced and there is little or no distorting!
It's the...

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Categories: collared, funnyme, me,

Premium Member A Few of My Suckiest Things with apologies to Julie Andrews
Stubbing my toeses and whiskers on women
Stepping on nettles and by a swarm of bees bitten
Bounded like hostages tied up with strings
These are a few...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, funny,

Premium Member Swimming
"Swimming"


Street corner grand scheme
she don’t need no tattoos
words all written on her tongue
make nuff dollar to ride her dream

meanwhile

Bareback, she’s pushin'
stars in her eyes, pupils...

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Categories: collared, addiction, imagery, lust, men,

Premium Member Down the Urban Trail
The air is crisp, cold weather
that you can sink your teeth into.
It's midwinter with a brief break
between rainy weather fronts.

My fat limping dog and I...

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Categories: collared, allegory, introspection, life, naturedog,

Ladykiller
Out of the bath, in the mirror, check me
picture of spindly masculinity
talc on the feet, and armpits sprayed
now for the body a choice to be...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, clothes, humor,

Premium Member The Circus Is In Town
Come join the unraveling circus
quite soon to be passing our way,
with the clowns in a clamor to twerk us -
line up as they lead us...

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Categories: collared, humor,

Premium Member Happy Seventy First Anniversary
The Alphabet Contest
Sponsor: Alfred Vassallo

A Is For Anniversary

Their love story began on April twenty-third, nineteen forty-five,
    two young lovers vowed eternity before...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, anniversary, children, grandparents, happy,

Premium Member We Are Endangered As Well!
I researched the earth's endangered species list and this is what I found.
There's everything on the list from A to Z - rare species just...

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Categories: collared, funny

Premium Member A COLLARED DOVE
Out of heaven,the good Lord made
a garden that does not fade,
each Spring,His season,to renew
greeness with much grandeur to view;
Robins,starlings and sparrows new,
missel thrushes and blackbirds...

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Categories: collared, nature, seasons

Premium Member Unquotable quotes - IX
Unquotable quotes – IX

You cannot have your cake and eat it, but you can have 
        your meat...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, humor, humorous, life, satire,

Stories From A Grandfather Clock
(The Clock and The Reaper)

Time, the adamant adversary 
of all that breathes 
and all that can be personified
 but meets perish 
at the end of...

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Categories: collared, death, time

the delectable treat of serendipity
I tore a collared shirt hopping a gate 
and lost a button shimmying across the peak of a roof 
just so I could cuddle in...

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Categories: collared, love, me,

Justice in Vogue
Blue collared of the swindled lot, cannot resent just brace
Credibility so easily slapped for rough hide when pieces put into place

Daybreak compels list of chores...

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Categories: collared, anger, deep, poverty, power,

Asides Within a Last Breath
Three lying deacons 
swim in a handbag -
and a lone, celibate pastor 
paces longingly bemused.
Michael, the Arc Angel, 
poses silently,
in dusty Gabbana drag,
cursing the lipstick-painted...

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© John Heck  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, introspection

Premium Member Bottle Capped Sunday B
After my fathers Sunday softball games, 
us kids would run the bases
dad and I would then skip over to the River Inn Tavern
players would gather...

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Categories: collared, father son, nostalgia,

Brutus Iulius Trois Page 03
Brutus Iulius Trois Page 03

Grey eyed Brutus was  truly a Trojan son 
as he attended his father upon a great hunt
Jealous Juno hated this...

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Categories: collared, hero, history,

Christmas Eve
Christmas eve

 It wasn't quite a silent night
 wrapping and bows had taken flight
 the girls were stirring in their bed
 cause egg nogg'ed parents...

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Categories: collared, christmas,

TwentyNet-70s
My childhood memories of the 1970s in England

                 ...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: collared, nostalgia

I don't think I can do this

Cruising home from the driving range.  
My collared shirt free of cigarette burns…  
58  in November,  hit’em pure
Pushed back against the...

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Categories: collared, addiction, death, desire, heart,

Just Sunday Morn
Balcony birds eye view
Tiny gardens as tin soldiers
Tight in a row
Some as spoilt cherished children 
Desired domains
Some have dinked  boxes
Former relished
Remains....yet still standing
 
One...

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Categories: collared, nature, peace,

The Passing Narcissist
I saw him, taller than corn, a high-collared shirt,
and wristy Rolex smile; beguile:  the club, deep-dark
low, and drawing in the rich and not so

and...

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Categories: collared, horror,