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


Premium Member Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 
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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: common, america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: common, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: common, appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
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Categories: common, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: common, addiction,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member joined by words

~ for my fellow poets ~


as slaves to the pen
or our keyboard, more apt
this molding of words
in a word, holds us rapt

fine fancies or fears
take...

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Categories: common, appreciation, friendship, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Odd Od Dodo
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Categories: common, appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: common, art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: common, drug, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Crow's Command
I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: common, adventure, courage, history, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There Are No Bounds to Where We Poets Go
Where on Earth or far beyond do we poets go, you ask. 
My thoughts willingly stretch my imagination with this task.
I would reply...in any direction...

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Categories: common, perspective, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Every Poet In You Quenches A Fire
It was quite a time
when with my mind you used to rhyme
and in the tune of my heart you sign.

That time was quite long
when I...

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Categories: common, art, beauty, heart, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
My Solace, A Poet's Thoughts on Poetry
The wonder of nature you describe with the color of feelings 
that even the blind sees the beauty, for you anoint with your sight.
From my...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: common, imagery, metaphor, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shoreline
The ocean waves come rolling in
There’s not a soul in sight
With heaving breath they break on shore
And burst in brilliant white.

The sound of wind is...

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Categories: common, sea, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Snowflakes
Snowflakes

Sunlight glistens off crystal snowflakes
As they float and flutter through the sky
Like butterflies in their freedom of flight,
Never knowing where they might alight.
They leave us...

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Categories: common, beauty, metaphor, snow, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo
Luscious the fruits, beautiful under moonlit beams
firmly planted roots, outstandingly hot, lush-sent dreams
all in all, glorified visions, heavenly sent
treasured deeply with rapture stored, sweet love-nights...

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Categories: common, appreciation, beautiful, desire, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sadly Musing Life and Love
I sit alone as evening claims the day,
with common crow my only confidant.
I watch the sun sink slowly in the bay
while musing life and love...

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Categories: common, lonely, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member ALPHA TO OMEGA
ALPHA TO OMEGA 

A is for Arturo and Alexis two great Poets,
Who make us all cry and laugh
B is for Besma a great philosopher
And soul...

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Categories: common, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given

      	  All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given

Luscious the fruits, beautiful under moonlit beams
firmly planted roots, outstandingly hot,...

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Categories: common, art, beautiful, creation, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY INTERPRETATION OF IF BY RUDYARD KIPLING
MY INTERPRETATION OF IF BY RUDYARD KIPLING -  CHOSEN AS POEM OF THE WEEK TODAY SUNDAY 11TH OF DECEMBER.

If you can keep calm when...

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Categories: common, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Poem Is How I Feel
Sometimes on the road of life
	Change becomes the norm
		When you think, “The sky is true”
			The horizon brews a storm
Some storms last but a minute
	Like a...

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Categories: common, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: common, confusion, death, halloween, horror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Be on Guard Against Poets
My sweet child
My daughter
Be on guard
Be on guard of the man
Who plays on your heartstrings…
Not with flirtatious smile
Nor with flexed muscles
Not with devouring eyes
Nor with...

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Categories: common, mother daughter, poets,
Form: Free verse
hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: common, introspection, friend, friend, high
Form: Rhyme
The Truth About ADHD
Growing up with ADHD forces you to adapt,
impulsive behaviour controls how you react,
attention span wanders and naturally distracts,
you face an impact, that in fact, doesn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: common, anti bullying, perspective, psychological,
Form: Rhyme