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


May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: entry, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse



Premium Member To the Dandelion in the Concrete
You probably don't think much of me
save for the season of spring
when your lawn litters itself
with giant over-buttered popcorn

(birds that think they can sing,
supersonic sneezes?
those...

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Categories: entry, character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Prince for Roseanne
A long long time ago there lived a king.
His lovely daughter he’d give anything.

She walked about, jewels dripping from each hand,
talking down to all, thinking...

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Categories: entry, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Day She Disappeared
A collaboration between Paul Callus & Carolyn Devonshire
 
Where were you when she disappeared?
Is the moment caught in your mind?
Were you nervous as the day...

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Categories: entry, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rest

Rest now
O restless heart
released in ebb   to flow

ride the other side of the king tide rising
buoyant movement in vertical rise with the flood
beyond...

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Categories: entry, death, freedom, heaven, journey,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Middle Aged White Guy
How do I shed the label
of a white oppressive man
Do I listen to the message
of Obama's "Yes we can!"
Perhaps I'll go out marching 
With women...

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Categories: entry, angst, racism,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Rose Colored Glass
He sees the rose in her cheeks
She sees the wrinkles of time in her mirror

He sees the long, flowing brunette of her shining hair
She sees...

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Categories: entry, dedication, devotion, loverose,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: entry, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Gathering of the Golden Girls - Soup Convention
Four “Golden Girls” seated at a table
Grey streaks our hair, but minds remain stable
     Convention is underway
    ...

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Categories: entry, friendship, funnytime,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Footprints to Follow
Father’s bare feet left footprints in the sand
Young son followed, each step carefully planned

Tim wanted so much to be like his Dad
Always emulating, quite a...

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Categories: entry, childhood, inspirational
Form: Couplet
My Poetry Garden
My poetry garden of late has lain untended and forlorn.
I succumbed to shock and dismay upon entering recently, for I observed that
great disagreement had erupted...

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Categories: entry, garden,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member What I Should Have Said Then
Remember that night, one of so many of course
When the waitress asked if we were on our first date
We’d talked for three hours till our...

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Categories: entry, devotionwords, day, friend, me,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Rain and Stardust
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Categories: entry, fantasyrain, rain,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Bury Me In My Jeans
"I've rode the range now fer nigh on sixty years,
Brandin' dogies and ropin' them wily Hereford steers.
When I come to the end of the trail,...

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Categories: entry, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
A Debutante's Ball To Remember
A Debutante’s Ball to Remember

In the autumn of my life, oft have I recalled that superb summer night,
when I finally experienced my long-awaited heart’s delight.
Family...

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Categories: entry, celebration, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Blues
Another year has come - chillingly -
and more chillingly for me than in decades heretofore.
I watch it ranting from my window as I recall. ....

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Categories: entry, me, new year, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Butterfly Dreams
I look through my prism
Still I can not see
All of your vibrant colours

I wish for the beauty of a sunrise
To see the brilliance of flowers...

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Categories: entry, appreciation, art, beauty, peace,
Form: Free verse
Of Perfect Beauty

And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art
situate at the entry of the sea, which
art a merchant of the people for many
isles, Thus saith the...

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Categories: entry, allusion, america, religious, truth,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member In the Seventies
I wore popular shin high white boots,
The top in rage of disco dancing queens.
The Bee Gees were the utmost in the clan
The alter of quantifying...

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Categories: entry, fashion, grief, war,
Form: Rhyme
Angel of Mine

You are mine ~ I am yours ~ in this together
Your heart and mine in synchrony they beat
Bequeathed One with thoughts that sync mine
Enlightened Souls...

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Categories: entry, baby, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That truth in my mind
When it’s quiet, I’m alone and nobody can see, 
I withdraw to the world I invent,
Where my thoughts are my own, nobody will judge,
And I...

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Categories: entry, beautiful, beauty, introspection,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member ode to the little one
"ode to the little one"

on this night I sit and stare
to my surprise such illumination I see

a glorious clear black sky
countless shining stars
showing themselves for...

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© Lisa Ricci  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: entry, angel, strength, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As Curtains Close
first step in my final journey 
stairway to universal consciousness 
celestial light lures
wonder captivates

life’s silent movie 
images rerun, stimulating recollections
no loved ones left behind
faint glimpses...

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Categories: entry, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Precision with Double Rhyme Sonnet
The Double Rhyme Sonnet is a sonnet that rhymes not only the end of the lines but also the front part (metrically)! Of course, I...

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Categories: entry, loneliness, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member With Love and Laughter Linked
The sea was all he knew before they met
While she was raised on scented, satin sheets
He slept on deck and learned to hoist the net
But...

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Categories: entry, romance,
Form: Sonnet