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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 Whispers Shared


Your time worn hand rests on my shoulder
A gentle firm touch
Ancient fingers stretching awake
And for that moment in time, I receive you
My body marinates in...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, community, creation,
Form: Free verse



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 POTD GOOD NIGHT,POETS OF GOLD PENS
     ~Poetesses and Poets, Divine~

All over this great planet we live,
Penning our thoughts, and love to give!

With our hearts, as lanterns...

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Categories: appreciation, community, love, perspective,
Form: Couplet
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
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 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 We Are One
We Are One


Dear Ancient Sister
I hear your distant calls finding me on a gentle breeze
You have lived in my dreams for many seasons

My voice 
Your...

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Categories: blessing, celebration, community, courage,
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
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 Winter's Antidote
O Winter, why this desolation? Trees, once verdant now stand bare
Flowers, long in hibernation; clouds that frown with ominous stare,
Bleak winds chill the rain-soaked bones...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, community, death, grief,
Form: Rhyme
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 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
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 Seeds Of The Soul
In our souls lie all the seeds,
Waiting patiently to meet our needs.
Soulfully waiting for us to choose,
For us to use or abuse.

We plant our seeds...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, life, perspective, spiritual,
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 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
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 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 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
Complex


            thick skin and thin walls~

        ...

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Categories: abuse, community, sound,
Form: Verse
Premium Member We Who Laugh Last, Laugh Best
That foolish stranger who had wandered into town
bickering with folks, trying to shove them around
was nothing more than an old worn-out clown.
Beneath Soup Creek Bridge,...

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Categories: community, poets,
Form: Elegy