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Best Community Poems

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


Premium Member The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: community, pride, princess, strength,
Form: Epic



Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: community, funny, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey
in the uncoloured tint of another everyday
amongst the spit polished waxed apples
tightly packed in burlap bags
they walked like minded
in their own burly wrap
oblivious to the...

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Categories: child, community, conflict, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A time for poetry
There is a time for poetry, 
a time for petals as metaphors.
There is a time to sing, 
a time for lovers to serenade.
There is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, conflict, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member White Cane
He walked down Goverment Road West
With a white cane, in shaking hand
Wearing Stevie wonder glasses
People called him the pop bottle man

With a white cane, in...

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Categories: community, history, memory,
Form: Pantoum



Premium Member Silent Friend
when demons scream
fabricating falsehoods
i'll summon the angels
to help ease your mind

when you feel damaged
too broken to whisper
in dull blank darkness
i'll illuminate like stars

when dreams are...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, emotions, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter's Antidote
Written the week my niece's 29-year-old fiance died in 
a terrible auto accident, 2 months shy of their wedding day.

O Winter, why this desolation? Trees,...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, community, death, grief,
Form: Rhyme
In Mind
In depths of mind we despair
chilled within the barren dark
we look hard, inside out
for answers to unknown questions
but none are really there
it's us that makes...

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, courage, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Gentle Slam
Simply unaware....or perhaps I don't care
what others say or do
It's partially true
I'm through

Used to care what they think
of my words, of my ink
not anymore....
So much...

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Categories: community, poetry, poets,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
IF POETS RULED THE WORLD
IF POETS RULED THE WORLD

If poets ruled the world
laws would be written with panache and... 
oh yes, compassion;
civil liberty in fashion.
Carpetbaggers fold up your tents...

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Categories: community, inspirational, leadership,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Other Faiths
Some say you are lost
If you are not found
On their ground

Some think you are blind
If you do not find
What they find

I am an atheist who...

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Categories: atheist, caregiving, community, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 101 POETS
101  POETS

I want to thank 101 poets, when words have no limit.
All 101 spots full of flowing imagery and spirit.
Nathan Dilts my #1~writing for...

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Categories: celebration, community, dedication, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The New Poet
~Life Support~

Welcome New Poet To Poetry Soup, 
I offer you a warm smile, in hopes you come back another day.
From the moment I spot your...

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Categories: addiction, beautiful, celebration, community,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: abuse, character, community, corruption,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Women's circle
Taking the risk,
Baring the soul,
Seeking the wisdom
That shall make us whole.

Raising the arms,
Spreading the wings,
Hearing the music
That deep in us sings.

Stepping the dance,
Chanting the song,
Feeling...

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Categories: community, sister, women,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Tit for Tat Poetry
you read out of obligation
a tit for tat consolation
a "thank you for your visit" affirmation

it's cool, this unspoken rule
I do it too, so what’s new?
It's...

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Categories: community, poetess, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A LITTLE KINDNESS NEVER HURTS


I’m at my happiest
When my heart overflows
With kindness and gentle compassion
And feel the energy of the universe
Radiating from my heart

I feel my best when I...

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Categories: appreciation, community, encouraging, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I CAN'T BREATHE
In memory of---- all lives taken by unfair justice.

 Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
 I sit here alone...

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Categories: abuse, community, death, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Complex


            thick skin and thin walls~

        ...

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Categories: abuse, community, sound,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Easter Eggs and Seashells
Like Easter eggs and seashells,
I collect them
scattered dubloons in gypsy gold
Brushstrokes of verse by hands more able
to decorate, and brighten
My barren table

Bountiful fruit from other...

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Categories: appreciation, community, poems, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF ONLY LOVE

                 


       ...

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Categories: community, humanity, love, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Benedict Donald
The White House harbors an orange traitor
Benedict Donald, science-hater
He never met a fact
He didn't try to whack
This prick puts the 'dick' in Dictator!

The obtuse ogre...

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Categories: anti bullying, community, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member This is not a poem--- A singled out page
-THIS IS NOT A POEM-

Hey, Poets stop by, give me a shout out.
Tell Me Where You Are From;)
I promise I won't show up on your...

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Categories: africa, america, community, culture,
Form: Blitz
Please Take The Time
So many times we see someone in need
Most walk by while they piteously plead
Plead for help that may not come
Plead for love because they have...

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Categories: care, community, giving, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme