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Best Complain Poems

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


Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: complain, god, life,
Form: Sestina



Premium Member Nana's Hands
Through the years they worked their spells
     From drawers and cupboards, taking things
       That through...

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Categories: complain, appreciation, food, grandchild, grandmother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Voice
The Voice…

In a dark night that was darker than my pain,
     nothing was there for me except to complain.
I hid myself...

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Categories: complain, imagination, journey, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Masnavi
Premium Member Playground
Playground…

I am making decisions every morning,
None of them comes along with any warning.
To go right or to go left which one is right?
Living in darkness...

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Categories: complain, age, allusion, anger,
Form: Masnavi
Premium Member Running With the Rain
Oh I love the sound of the rain
   a softly spoken spiraling sustain,
marathon runners against the grain
   all soon lost within...

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Categories: complain, fate, november, rain,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member YES,I KNOW I WON'T BE HERE FOREVER


    ~Yes, I Know I Won't Be Here Forever~



       Sometimes, I just don't realize,
  ...

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Categories: complain, emotions,
Form: Lyric
A Letter to God
  

I wrote a letter to God and I had to ask why,
He allowed so much suffering and little people had to die?
One’s that...

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Categories: complain, confusion, devotion, faith, inspirationalme,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weakest of loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath the colored brush of Van Gogh. He links.
Comets trail snowfields of...

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Categories: complain, lovegod, light, god, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member My Parting Gifts

                 My Parting Gifts…

Goodbye my son, my only king.
You...

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Categories: complain, father son, goodbye, hope,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The life is
The Life Is …
When I was young there was no pain,
The only pain was to complain.
When I was young I did not care,
Just as long...

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Categories: complain, allusion, angst, life, old,
Form: Masnavi
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: complain, anxiety, art, depression, suicide,
Form: Sestina
Asylum Bound
I'm not really sure how to explain 
This strange feeling with my feeble brain-
It's driving me a new kind of insane.

If I believed in love,...

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Categories: complain, love, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Small Gifts God's Work
small gifts - 
contributing to other's happiness? 

# show me a man or woman of simple mind
people who we commonly term as slow #

point out ====>
people 
of simple...

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Categories: complain, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Prostitution of Her Love
“I’m not a machine, you know.”
He says huskily 
As she places her chocolate tipped breast
Within inches of his lips
Tantalizing him
She just smiles, breastfeeding him
His treat
And...

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Categories: complain, husband, love, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Egos on Display
So many people complain when they lose

To gain better rankings, judges they schmooze

And if they don’t place, their egos are bruised

They even use blogs simply...

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Categories: complain, satire,
Form: Rhyme
No time
Off goes the alarm, I continue to sleep
I wake up flabbergasted, my brain takes a leap
The milk boils over, I run amok in vain
The newspaper...

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Categories: complain, me, stress, time, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life is Short
it seems in just the twinkling of an eye
life passes by
and one's left at the brink
with time to think
before the fall 
into the great abyss
where...

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Categories: complain, life, love,
Form: Free verse
No More Soup For Me
I sought a place to post my poems and thought I'd found a fit for me.
At first I was thrilled and felt I belonged to...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: complain, me,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member To Charmaine
There was a girl named Charmaine
So sweet, not one to complain
Her words did ignite
Put flames in the night
Her rhymes are pretty not plain

Her use of...

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Categories: complain, friend, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member YOU'RE MY INSPIRATION - DEDICATED TO MY AMAZING MUM
How do I begin to describe you
Such an incredible person 
Yet even now you doubt your abilities
You lost your own mum when you were eight...

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Categories: complain, mother, mum, tribute,
Form: Free verse
What's in a Name .
Mom.. I think I might be homosexual..
CALM~DOWN !.. I just said THINK !..
It's not I fear
My multi~studded ear ,
Or that I look stunning dressed in...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: complain, funny, on writing and
Form: Ballad
The Red Babushka
Nineteen twenty-four and the wind was cold,
When men in uniform entered our town;
Forced us to leave in their boxcars,
Made us believe that it was for...

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Categories: complain, death, sad, old, angel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Highveld Storm
Oh Aphrodite! Mother of my two pearls
Venus of my night sky
Commander of my world

I fell for you like a comet
I burnt for you like Mars
Abide...

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Categories: complain, break up, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Way of the River
My waters had their genesis in the sea,
A path created was fashioned for me;
It can't be changed for there my toil
Winds through life in a...

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Categories: complain, imagination, me, life, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another One Down
Another One Down
And another one bites the dust. 

Marriage. 
My friend, my neighbor, the lady next door, 
Rampant miscalculations of being too nice, 
two people...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: complain, appreciation, betrayal, divorce, drink,
Form: Ballad