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Best Colony Poems

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



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Categories: colony, beach, body, humorous,
Form: Footle

Premium Member Colony of One
Quaking Aspen trees
is an organism that is
way above us all

Senryu on mind  Contest
Jenish Somadas  Sponsor...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, analogy, community, family, humanity,
Form: Senryu
Slain without swords they are 
Though the airy wordly air 
They inhale yet in graceless lack

Behold in the colony of wretchedness
Naked children begging alms
From brothers-not...

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Categories: colony, death, life, sympathy,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Casualness Of Casualties

In the intimate interlace of chance and fate, in the ultimate interplay of time and place, and with the consummate checkmate of my human dignity,...

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Categories: colony, death, evil, family, fate,
Form: Haibun

Premium Member Stunning Revelations from Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: colony, history, science, urbanlost, lost,
Form: Quatrain
black and white landscape
a colony of penguins ~
standing and waddling

in the oceans depth  
lives a black and white giant~
orca killer whale   


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Categories: colony, bird, nature, ocean, snow,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Whips Of History - 4
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their...

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Categories: colony, history, passion, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Crack Of The Moon
I joined a nudist colony,
Was that a big mistake!
Everyone's naked, in the buff,
Sippin' soda by a lake

A big ol' gal named Marsha,
Stepped on a banana...

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Categories: colony, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Creating a Negro
On the bank of the James River,
Virginia Colony, 
a proposal was conceived to constrain the African fire.
The ploy, a real achievement in the West-Indian settlements.

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Categories: colony, angst
Form: Lyric
Birds at Sea
Adrift upon the ocean  
bob a bunch of resting birds.
What is it that they call themselves?
A flock or school or herd?

Could it be this...

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Categories: colony, bird, children, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Filled With Ants
Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Full With Ants 

Trumps draws a line in the sand
He's shaken all the trees in the land

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Categories: colony, perspective, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Nomads of the Rising Sun
Nomads of the Rising Sun

~~a homeless home invasion~~

We are nomads of this earthly plain, dining with dust and riveting rain
Dancing with demons dictating pain, making...

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Categories: colony, depression, poverty, sad,
Form: Rhyme
A spell by moonlight
I walked with people from another time,
They were beautiful and ghostly. 
I sleep now, and sit with the three of selves,
within a dreamly realm. 

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Categories: colony, art,
Form: Free verse
My First Horseback Riding Show
The air was thin and icy.
It was dark and cold outside.
A blanket of snow covered the ground.
The footprints in the snow led the way.
We loaded...

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Categories: colony, animals, passion, sports, sea,
Form: I do not know?
Deadly Enchantress
You have the world at your feet
Men are crawling over you
they are hungry as a beast.
You rule the colony under your own law.
One by one...follow.

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© Eva Demate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, visionary, beauty, longing, beauty,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Working Ants and Circumstance
An ant was digging in the dirt, he worked and toiled so long.
He looked upon the work he’d done and decided it was wrong.

He’d only...

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Categories: colony, analogy, animal, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Turbulence
Darkened clouds--in cobalt blue morning sky 

A terror of tears-- in reigning happy smiles

A loving heart's bold acclaim--grief's its strength

Neighborhood of vibrant mind--a colony of...

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Categories: colony, anxiety, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shifting The Power In Venus
Proudly the white tummies purposefully sauntered forth
Orange arrow beaks decidedly pointed 
Stubby feet not nearly strong enough to hold them up

Yellow mirrored eyeballs, reflecting the...

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Categories: colony, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member recipe of chance
only random densities
comprise the real puzzle
that is the recipe of chance
thoughts that come together 
like a mixed pile colony of ants
which retreats and which attracts

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© sand blown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, absence, appreciation, art,
Form: Free verse
Alien Telegram

Alert! Alert! Listen and beware!
We have discovered human hardware –
sophisticated telescopic eyes
in the vicinity of our skies –
to detect if other life exists
on our planet....

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Categories: colony, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Indigestion
It started with an apple in paradise or was it a date they consumed

Had they kept their clothes off laundry day would have been easier


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Categories: colony, conflict, corruption, food,
Form: Free verse
The day was fine and sunlit,
Decorated by several clouds 
drifting aimlessly in the radiant ocean-blue sky.
Chorused by gentle puffs of the morning breeze,
Sending leaves on...

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© Jamie Pan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: colony, courage, fear, metaphor, natural
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Now And Then And Now Again
Though still within our infancy, 
we strive to thrive, but woefully 
we flash and flaunt our 'primacy',
display our trophies pridefully.
Our terra firma ecstasy
destroys survival's...

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Categories: colony, corruption, culture, environment, money,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member The Melting Pot- a soup pot of giants-w

The United States is a vast country of immigrants
Each immigrant adds an ingredient and a flavor
“A melting pot”, visualizing a soup...

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Categories: colony, culture,
Form: Kyrielle