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Best Down And Out Poems

Below are the all-time best Down And Out poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of down and out poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: down and out, drug, society,



Premium Member The Ruby Spires

There, among the Ruby Spires,
   Stood I, a-gazing toward the mist,
      Red winds cut skin, heaven-kissed,
  ...

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Categories: down and out, adventure, beauty, science fiction,

Premium Member Imagine
Imagine all the people
who trade in human life,
imagine all the reasons
given to this particular vice.
I visualize the rivers
that run with coagulated blood,
I visualize the tyrant
that...

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Categories: down and out, introspection,

Premium Member Pun Fun
I had an IPod problem!
I fixed it, this is how!
I named the thing "Titanic",
by God, it's "syncing" now!

I was wondering where the sun goes?
I stayed...

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Categories: down and out, funny,

Fall to Winter, Rise to Spring
                        ...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: down and out, depression, faith, hope,

Let The Wind Be Your Eyes
You can hear the whispers of your soul as you
stand quietly in tune with a vast universe. As you
let the wind be your eyes, the...

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Categories: down and out, introspection, universe,

Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that...

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Categories: down and out, society,

No Mans Land
A brand new development for you and me
A gated community you just have to see.
Situated on the plains of deep despair
A rocky road will lead...

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Categories: down and out, life, placescommunity,

Premium Member Nayda
Beyond the skills of escorts
and the appeal of other playthings,
smolders the need of the soul
infused to best every man.
Twelve years have taken
the scars out of...

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Categories: down and out, beauty, inspiration, introspection, poetess,

Premium Member Smart and Final Prose
Daylight fades, a city pulsates, and traffic is reflected in store windows.  
Hurrying headlights come out of the darkness. 
They crisscross like dueling knights....

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Categories: down and out, peoplepeople, red, city, people,

The Desert Moon true story
I live in Tucson, in a trailer court on the South side
All Mexican, except for me the old Gringo
I speak Spanish, can get along with...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: down and out, lifegod, me, old, god,

Premium Member - Pop Music Icon John Lennon -




GIVE ME SOME TRUTH
John, was born October 9, 1940, in Liverpool
He met Paul McCartney in 1957 
John and Paul formed a close working relationship ......

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Categories: down and out, humor, tribute,

Poetry Destroyed
you claim to be the Poetry Destroyer
but i'll destroy you
i'll kick you into touch because I know Kung-Fu
in linguistics I own a belt thats black
i'll...

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Categories: down and out, funny

Fake Or Real
The long day has pulled her down and out 
The walls are closing in, she needs to shout 
She sends a scream into the pillow...

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© CT Duet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: down and out, self, vanity,

Imperfection
Blemishes I see upon my body
Destroying my own temple
Could it be that simple

Damned to dream
and not sleep
As so it seem
and soon I will reap

From my...

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Categories: down and out, deep, dream, how i

Premium Member Mystical Tides
Mystical Tides


Before me lies the ocean, with its shore,
   maintaining varied limits day and night;
at times, beyond its border, reaching more
  ...

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Categories: down and out, emotions, feelings, metaphor, ocean,

Premium Member Melanie
Disheveled and dirty she sat 
A guy walking by just spat 
It caught her off guard as she wiped it away 
Wanted to move but...

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Categories: down and out, character, courage, endurance, success,

Still in Love
Please relieve the pressure off of me
I’m in so much pain can’t you see
The day you left me I was down and out
Can you please...

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Categories: down and out, boyfriend, break up, for

Identity
If I wasn't me, then who would I be? Where would I go and what would I see? If I don't 
know who I am...

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Categories: down and out, depression

Nutty Flavors of life
Life is like a nut,
Differs in shape, size, color or crust,
Life is like a nut.
For some, it’s like a coconut,
Beyond the reach, safe from gust
Very...

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Categories: down and out, beautiful, change, destiny, fate,

Premium Member If You Are Down
If you are down and out, losing hope
Call your friends.
The ones who bring you up
Not the other ones.

Not in the mood?
Of course not.
We hide out...

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Categories: down and out, cheer up, death of

Premium Member feral cats and gods
We've a short time to make it
to the top
to climb the neck bones of our god
a short time to scribe, knead, travel, paint, 
crash land...

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Categories: down and out, analogy, life,

life
Sometimes I think that life's a bummer  and then you die.............
Then other times I think was that me or some other guy..........
Because in reality...

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Categories: down and out, emotions, simile,

A Photographer Looks Back
For all those who’ve been captured by my camera lens,
I wish we could do it all over again.  
But time waits for no one...

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Categories: down and out, appreciation, imagination, introspection, nature,

THE GIFT OF LOVE
THE GIFT OF LOVE

I know that life is agleam.
Incandescent is the word used.
You are from the time of little people.
You empower to keep the peace.
No...

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Categories: down and out, giving, love,