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Best Coward Poems

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

Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, angst, dark, life,


“I am certain that I have been here as I am now a thousand times before and
 I hope to return a thousand...

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Categories: coward, future, life, , atheist,

Premium Member Obsidian
An almost stillness came about
as she strode into my door,
like breath itself refused to move,
fearful of touching her mysterious beauty

But her obsidian eyes betrayed her....

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Categories: coward, abuse, dark, mystery,

Premium Member Bastille 2016

Many years ago
They stormed the Bastille
Two hundred and one lost their lives
The tennis court oath however survived

Jacques had his heart with the masses
Necker could not...

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Categories: coward, anniversary, death, dedication, evil,

Premium Member Too late for tears
Oh, my brother..
I can see storms causing havoc in your eyes.
All you can do is stare,
seeking comfort from a tombstone.

Beautiful marble cannot reach out to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, absence, angst, death, mum,

No one followed her as she ran away
fleeing from the altar on her wedding day

She’d been jilted by Jed her handsome groom
so locked herself away...

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Categories: coward, betrayal, sad love, wedding,

I Was A Victim Of Slander
First off,
you think you won but you'll never kill,
you tagged teamed up for two years & still,
I fought, out thought & upstaged your skill,
a war...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, me, psychological, slam, truth,

Premium Member A Slow Hand, Deep Thoughts And True Pen
A Slow Hand, Deep Thoughts And True Pen

Each time I write of my crashed hopes and dreams
mind falls into black-depths, sends cold shivers.
Tempted to falsely...

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Categories: coward, art, creation, life, poetry,

Acts of Aggression
         Based on a quote from Watership Down:
"He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running."


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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, war,

Third Person
He speaks metaphorically to avoid dealing direct, 
shows the unknown hand he’s against too much respect, 
writes about his bravery though it’s no where to...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, anxiety, depression, introspection, lost,

Open Sores
I am a coward with open sores. 
I write and wonder who it bores. 
I hear my heart and mind argue repeatedly. 
I see others...

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Categories: coward, allegory, angst, art, dedication,

Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets 1

Remembrance of guilt from pages turned brown,
Opened and read inside rooms of my mind.
Written through time with tears sliding down.
I will claim each dung lit...

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Categories: coward, poetry,

If Only
If only...I could start over again.
Took that job in Memphis and stayed away from so-called-friends. 
     If only...I could right the...

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Categories: coward, nostalgia, giggle,

No Chance
Friends we are  much  more I yern for us
to be.
I take to silence cause  its not him.
That I was ever ment to...

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Categories: coward, angst, introspection, love

Premium Member These Nightmares Feel Real
These nightmares feel real, like I’ve been here before,
I must be stuck in a phantasm of visionary abhor.
It was when my eyes closed that I...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, dream, imagination,

Premium Member Death
If you ever
meet death
tell him
i stopped by
he wasn’t home

I knocked on
his door
only silence
only darkness
he was lucky

Tell him
i know what
he did
crushed alhaji
under the trailer

Stole daniel
only 4...

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Categories: coward, death,

Premium Member I Do Have A Dream
Upon a fragile thread
Hangs the soldiers dream
Of surviving another day
On the battlefield of death
While on the other side
A young man straps on a bomb
Saying goodbye...

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Categories: coward, wardream, dream, life,

Premium Member Night Angel
They needed help
Walking alone in the dark.
The man.
The child.
A broken down car.
The child frightened,
But not understanding
The terror
That would soon
Come her way.
Her parents petrified
That their baby...

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Categories: coward, angel, child, courage, dad,

Premium Member The Ballad of Goodie-Two-Shoes
My mother went to heaven on the day that I was born
My father raised me up before my mother he would join
He said, “Son, to...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, life,


Lean  back and just relax
Put on these protective glasses please
Injection  -  ...

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Categories: coward, adventurefootball, me,

Premium Member He Arose
Long ago Man soaked alters in blood
by sacrificing animals to God.
And ever since Noah and the flood
ploughs were hammered into sword and rod.

Civilizations grew and...

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Categories: coward, bible, easter, faith, feelings,

The Elephant in the Room
Believe no word I say;
Just watch what I do.
No matter how I try
I can't hide it from you.

Ashamed of every bite, 
I starve in your...

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© Anamika N   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, depression, food,

Shattered Glass
How do I tell the truth without telling a lie?
Spill my guts and walk away
Leaving someone else to clean up my mess
I threw the rock...

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Categories: coward, introspection

Size does matter(EVE)4 Daniel C.

So much for Adam talking to the Lord.
A conversation I am sure was...

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Categories: coward, dedication, imaginationgod, me, eve,

Have you ever thought about the Death of Christ?
Why did they crucify him?
If you read the story then you know
But what I ask is why...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: coward, life, people, sad, warchildren,