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Best Decrepit Poems

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


Premium Member Abandoned Decrepit House
abandoned
   decrepit house;
      the porch
         rails have rusted.

it's decaying roof
...

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Categories: decrepit, house, imagery, old,
Form: Verse



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: decrepit, community, pride, princess, strength,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Toilers at the Trench
Plunging, lifting, plunging -as wind blew ashes all around -
the shovels' blades incised the cold and black encrusted ground.

Attached to shovel handles were the arms...

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Categories: decrepit, history, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cowboy Shooters On Motor Scooters
[Just a little note to help maintain the peace on Soup.          
To cause no animosity among...

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Categories: decrepit, humorous, native american, western,
Form: Rhyme
Rejected
12/21/19


Not going to pretend it
I've been feeling rejected
And disrespected
Nothing I said and did
Was effective
Time I take a sedative
Or maybe 10 of them

Was fine one minute...

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Categories: decrepit, dark, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Intenstinal Gratitude
The “forthcoming” backtracks on dilly-dallied whispers.

They place verbal down payments on layaway,
Incomplete soul mates
Running on muted slow dances

Blanketing their pain

“Oh, how I always wished for...

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Categories: decrepit, conflict, confusion, life, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death
Death

Words rip through the night sky
They conspire to tear a hole through reality
A reality created in your eyes

Taped tightly to your mouth is a bill...

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Categories: decrepit, depressionnight, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member March of the Reaper
Blue sky turning cobalt
Black cloak in the wind
A skeletal shape
Looking for the innocents sins

Ravens above
In frantic flight
Their master they chase
Decrepit delight

Scythe in swipe
Cutting and swathing
All...

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Categories: decrepit, angst, faith, fantasyfear, sky,
Form: Rhyme
This Old House
Inside Old House by cujo-chan


As this old house crumbles slowly to dust,
I humbly polish the prominent rust, 
and more aware of my mortality,
I search for...

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Categories: decrepit, hope, house, metaphor,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Christmas Carol
Oh the Ghosts, Oh the Ghosts!!!
The Ghosts of Christmas shall haunt the wicked
They shall haunt the bitter and sorrowful decrepit creatures
Your hunched back and wallet...

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Categories: decrepit, childhood, christmas, funny, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Trophy Wife
I watch your riveting sonatas
Layer decadent truffles
Upon his pupils

Leaking wanton tears

Grasping for serenity
To have epilogue’s slow dance

You latch onto love’s empty façade.

No return flights to...

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Categories: decrepit, life, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crying over spilled Women
His bleeding heart
Was flustered from that torn parchment
In their leeching chapter

Pushed aside
As if “friendship” was aggression’s bull
Running through crowded cemeteries
Under quartered, sapphire moon

He sipped pitied...

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Categories: decrepit, feelings, lost, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sixty This Year
I will turn sixty years old this year.
I can face it bravely for I don't look my age.
Turning forty.... that filled me with fear
but I'm...

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Categories: decrepit, birthday, future, inspiration,
Form: Quintain (English)
The Bridge of Dire Necessity
Moist jungle's steaming breath assaults my face
Molasses air I struggle to inhale
Your ruddy visage slowly drains to pale
Sharp cliff, black knife wound in the verdant...

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Categories: decrepit, adventure, courage,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Chilled Dawn
She is shadowed by fuzzy cobwebs of a morning without coffee,
while dust motes mingle with the mold of time.
Gazing out to the yard, through dingy...

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Categories: decrepit, dark, death, farewell, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Thoughts On the Sidelines
Hope is hated when wasted on naught
When energy is drained by strained excitement
And when at last realization strikes
The ostensible happiness dissipates into despair
Doubt sweeps over...

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Categories: decrepit, absence,
Form: Free verse
Watching the Child Parade
Shrub leaves lie curled in the dormant yard;
Trees shiver in their nakedness
As a crisp autumn wind exhales
Into the barren night sky.

On the corner of Walnut...

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Categories: decrepit, halloween,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Life's End
So they think you are old and shouldn't live alone,
maybe you're too frail to be left on your own
Can't manage your own money or live...

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Categories: decrepit, age, angel, bereavement, care,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member From a dark brooding soul
The happenings of our world scare me
Here, hatred and selfishness eternally do cry victory
While love and peaceful living slump in their own decrepit
Why, some say...

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Categories: decrepit, dark, emo, life,
Form: Rhyme
2022 Rental rebate plus affordable rent yippee yi yo 1
courtesy of management in general
and particularly Jackie Geiger 
assistant property agent.

One benefit living social 
at Highland Manor Apartments
until decrepit and bent...
constitutes qualifying for reimbursement
direct deposited...

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Categories: decrepit, appreciation, april, blessing, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE HAUNTED HOUSE
THE HAUNTED HOUSE

The dark shadows flicker, hapless waves crash —
against the abyss a lover’s hopes dash.

Latter years, melancholic, dressed in black,
arrival of the vampire’s curse...

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Categories: decrepit, dark, scary,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In Fields of Attrocities Past
In a place called Wester Ross
An area in the Highland Glens
Lie fields of atrocities past
That deter the bravest of men

It all happened so long ago
On...

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Categories: decrepit, fantasy
Form: Quatrain
Christ Like
Christ Like

Christian?
Hmmm – let’s see
Professing virtue
Condescendingly

We start with a claim
We separate in to groups
Denominations – Thirty five hundred
How convenient – no need for any proof...

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Categories: decrepit, bible, conflict, creation, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Most Blissful Dream Ever
I once
dreamed a dream
that made my soul dance
singing loved ones into my spirit world

Entering my essence in gentlest of ways,
enlightening my heart with their truths...

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Categories: decrepit, dream, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FAMILY TIES WELCOMING
Family ties welcoming with warm bliss
midst kiss and hugs of every brod and sis
contagious laughter of exuberance...
exude our ancestral house we can’t miss.

Thus, in passing...

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Categories: decrepit, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rubaiyat