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Best Day Poems

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


Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: day, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
as we look at it now,  with time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown..
and where once...

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Categories: day, autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative
Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: day, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: day, devotion, faith, inspirational, life, peace, uplifting,
Form: Lyric
A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: day, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: day, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
THE ROSE
~THE ROSE~

This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...

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Categories: day, absence, allusion, death, depression, emo, feelings,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: day, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: day, emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: day, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: day, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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Categories: day, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: day, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: day, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost love, love,
Form: Lyric
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: day, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: day, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: day, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tranquility
Oh little one, how soon you'll be
In turbulence of puberty.

I will hold tight your days of youth 
And share with you my honest truth 

That...

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Categories: day, children, god, granddaughter, grandmother, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member We Are Not Merely Poets
Some of us are secretive at first. We hide our poetry’s soul self, 
gently letting her peep out; sometimes regretting it immediately.
Fearful of critiques from...

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Categories: day, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Hard Times
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: day, cowboy-western, family, funny, life, on work
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member Never Shame a Woman
Never ever shame a woman
for the fire in her soul
still your fear that you're unable
to give that which makes her whole

Never ever shame a woman
for...

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Categories: day, passion, women,
Form: Quatrain
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: day, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: day, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: day, anger, death, horror, humorous, love, slam,
Form: Free verse