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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 May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: community, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Twilight Aurora
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew

no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, absence, angst, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She touched the water
My muse
touched the waters
of a spring fed river
She had a special gift to deliver
Releasing the inspiration 
from deep within her
She said “ Drink please witness...

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Categories: community, muse,
Form: Free verse
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: community, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
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, symbolism, visionary,
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 feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Footprints
Frothy waves stretch to kiss toes
Hikers plodding sandy coasts
Leaving imprints on the shore

Who journeyed here, perhaps this morn
As the orange orb created dawn
Summoning sun worshipers

Footprints...

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Categories: community, introspection, life,
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
Windowpanes
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection, philosophytime, autumn,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: community, environment, nature,
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 Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: community, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy, day, me,
Form: Couplet
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
Looking Down My Street - A Collaboration
Looking down my tree lined street

the setting sun casts her glow

upon the Chestnuts, Maples, and Oaks

dressed in worn out yellow ribbons 

telling the story of...

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Categories: community, friendship, loss,
Form: Free verse
Sharon Weimer
Though we’ve never met 
I comprehend your beautiful words
I feel your pleasant persona
Never a mean word to be said
I ache from your kindness 
Making others...

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Categories: community, dedication, friendship, happiness, thank youme, may,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Buds For You
-This buds for you!-
-It takes one to know one!-
-I know you are, but what am I?-

A second hand, on my stopwatch, going nowhere!
You are a...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, abuse, addiction, anger, conflict, inspiration, pride,
Form: Free verse
Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

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Categories: community, celebration, character, dedication, farewell, goodbye, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, black african american, dedication, education, hope,
Form: Free verse
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, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
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, dedication, hello,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rant
This town, this Silk Road had no toll to pay
yet from the east caravans again fill its
pharaonic marble and glass temples. Monolith

malls rise its clefts;...

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Categories: community, introspection,
Form: Free verse
The Lady Of The House
It’s siesta, yet one can hear from the second floor of the house the animated sharing of juicy news some visitors have brought to the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, abuse, analogy, black african american, society,
Form: Haibun
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, mentor, pride,
Form: Alliteration