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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 Rest
Rest now
O restless heart
released in ebb   to flow

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

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Categories: entry, death, freedom, heaven, journey,
Form: Free verse
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 Words From The Heart - a collaboration with Frederic Parker
These words of love I give to you, my dear
to have comfort in the stillness of time
and meld two souls to keep love's wishes near
when...

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Categories: entry, beauty, emotions, love, passion,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
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 Words From The Heart with collaboration from Susan Ashley
These words of love I give to you, my dear
to have comfort in the stillness of time
and meld two souls to keep love's wishes near
when...

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Categories: entry, love, romance,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member My Writing Spot

I set up my writing spot in front of the window
Then, I found myself in this ongoing trance
Nature was on stage, it chose to put...

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Categories: entry, day, muse, writing,
Form: Rhyme
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 Where The Heart Resides
Like open arms
These broken gates reach out to me
And lead me to the lonely house
That overlooks the sea

Her door once proud and stately
Now splintered hangs...

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Categories: entry, heart, love, me, old,
Form: Personification
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 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
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
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 The Devil's Tide
I looked up at a silver moon 
Peering through a cloud of misty gloom 
As we sailed across the Atlantic Sea 
That fateful night in...

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Categories: entry, adventure, angel, june, life,
Form: Alliteration
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
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
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
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 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 PROMISE OF HOPE--EDITED





Streaks of anguish like drooping trees
Entrap pale hours across nightscape ,
Then crushing low  upon my feet 
Each leaf's motion reflects one bid
In neutral shades...

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Categories: entry, blessing, devotion,
Form: Blank verse