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Best Desire Poems

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


Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: desire,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member 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: desire, best friend, cute love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member If Only I Could Love You
If I could love you, I’d love you strong
with the strength of a million dreams  
my rains would flood you with passion
my storms, blow...

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Categories: beauty, desire, emotions, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dreams of India
Dreams of India

Her music haunts me
in such a knowing way
it makes me weep
and causes my heart to ache.

I become homesick for her
scents, her sounds, her...

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Categories: beauty, culture, desire, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Clouds
"HOLDING HIS HAND"

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: desire, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Laminated Love
LAMINATED LOVE

Frozen flames pressed 
between each page; 
suddenly, I felt each passing note.
The painting on the wall began to breathe	
gently the same colors repeated life....

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Categories: art, beautiful, desire, fate,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To Touch the Untouched
She is soothing music,
but an unwritten script.

A silent movie,
but visually, cinematic elegance.

Infatuated lyrics thirst to
compose onto tones of her curves.

Her tongue is a sensual dance,
a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desire, romance, romantic love,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: desire, absence, analogy, character, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: desire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Music of the Night

With the tremulous dark vista so far and yet so near
Abandoning my defences ~ I stand in awe ~ not in fear

 Virtuoso Maestro unleash...

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Categories: desire, music, night, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Irony Of Fate


In a moment of juvenile jealousy 
he envies his red rival

with its intimate and greedy embrace of her angels’ share
of honey and vanilla spice
as wet...

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Categories: age, desire, fate, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Infatuated love Limerence

Lost in your elegance,
if only time could stand still
to capture this memory eternally.

Reflection of the moon shimmers
upon tranquil waters
in congregation with the stars,
as we sail...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desire, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Know of Great Love
I Know of Great Love

I know of great love...
the kind of passion that
surpasses ecstasy into
a world of oblivious bliss
soaring among the clouds
in the ethers of...

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Categories: desire, devotion, happiness, romantic
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Aphrodite of the Morning Sun
Your honey drips in baths of blue,
with seductive scapes set to woo,
Arousing aroma stimuli arise anew,
A vixen voluptuous Venus to subdue…

Mane of a lioness suave...

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Categories: desire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Between the whispers and the sighs
Between the whispers and the sighs

The sweet taste of champagne,
still lingers on her lips
The fragrance of jasmine oil,
slides from her fingertips

I know that I'm ready...

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Categories: desire, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Love Has Its Costs

THIS IS A FICTIONAL WRITE THAT EXPLORES THE QUESTION OF WHAT LOVE IS. IT DOES SO IN A DRAMATIC WAY, AFTER ALL THAT IS MY...

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Categories: desire,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Poetry Pillar
When Light needed a body to behold, and color to kiss,
as Darkness dreamnt to die in the dawn of depth,
when Soul lustered to lust for...

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Categories: beauty, creation, desire, love,
Form: Ode
Premium Member All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo


Luscious the fruits, beautiful under moonlit beams
firmly planted roots, outstandingly hot, lush-sent dreams
all in all, glorified visions, heavenly sent
treasured deeply with rapture stored, sweet love-nights...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, desire, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight Romance
Midnight Romance

Dusk falls quickly on cerulean skies
Day morphs from ash of roses to sable
Our love's vision flashes before my eyes
Midnight romance, like an ancient fable

Charcoal...

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Categories: desire, dream, imagery, longing,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Providence On Behalf Of Love - A collaboration with Robert Lindley


I that have seen such beauty 
fallen beneath its gleam 
rejected my life’s duty  
to wade thus in its stream  

Saturating me with...

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Categories: desire, destiny, passion, true
Form: Rhyme
Love's Lament
She lovingly smiles at him each evening
dressed in palest silk, a gossamer gown,
brushed with hints of silverdust shadows.
Her shapely fullness casts a womanly glow
across his...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desire, moon, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Whip Of Your Selfish Whims


O
the bane
of being so slavishly in love
and facing another bloodless sunrise alone
myself I’m spun in silken strands enthralled       ...

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Categories: desire, emotions, longing, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Love, Our Romance Flows In Kissing Streams Poets Tribute Series, fourth poet, Lord Byron
In Love, Our Romance Flows In Kissing Streams,
Poets Tribute Series, fourth poet, Lord Byron

Claim I, thy wondrous heart into sweet dreams,
And in that soft glowing...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, desire, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member LONGING FOR FATHER'S LOVE
I am not a father
nor I am a mother
I am just a daughter
that is growing better...

Father, you have been away
I truly wish you have stayed
Hugging...

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Categories: desire, absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad