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Best Even Keel Poems

Below are the all-time best Even Keel poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of even keel poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member See-Saws
What playground does not hold the magic lure
Of see-saws firmly braced upon their stands?
What child resists excitement, felt for sure
In ups and downs: the hard...

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Categories: even keel, inspiration, life, metaphor, philosophy,



Premium Member In Response To My First Poem
See-Saws  -   (First Poem posted on PoetrySoup, 08/04/2014)

What playground does not hold the magic lure
of see-saws firmly braced upon their stands?
What child...

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Categories: even keel, life, philosophy, universe,

Premium Member Apres Moi Le Deluge
--  Just a bit of silliness --

"Baissez le rideau, la farce est jouee..."
           ...

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Categories: even keel, bible, boat, dream, fantasy,

SHIP OF SOULS
This dreamless sleep 
You are in so deep 
Inner space, 
free falling within 
Your place 

You travel so far 
but you go nowhere 
You must...

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Categories: even keel, hope, imagination, introspection, uplifting,

The flying censor shipment
Unlike the newspeak of today                    ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: even keel, allegory, freedom, history, humor,

Premium Member A stranger
I look at people but everybody looks like a stranger to me
I don't know them
Do I want to know them?
No
Why should I know them?
They don't...

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Categories: even keel, faith,

Premium Member The Monster
Well thank God they left. Nice local sports bar; I sat close to an elderly man, probably 80 years old, and a younger guy that...

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Categories: even keel, character, family, father son,

Pain then Mercy
Jesus feel
Hell so real!
Crucified
Died
Humans on even keel...

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Categories: even keel, faith,

Premium Member Practicing for Easter
Practicing for Easter

I had heard from God high overhead
In heaven and here is what He said
Sings songs about me and my Son
On bright sunny day...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: even keel, humorous,

Premium Member AC-BC-DC- ---- Peace
When things seem to lose all proportion
And disagreements become the notion
Misunderstandings, (“He said,…she said”)
Differences, righteousness,  (Oh, dread!)
It helps to use some D-C…perhaps a friendly...

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Categories: even keel, introspection, people, philosophy, hope,

Premium Member 'My Silver Lining'

Can you see the light?
Look further - 
some call it the light at the end of the tunnel

Can you see the cloud? 
They say there...

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Categories: even keel, introspection, life, silver,

A Risk
We took a risk; it worked out fine
But not without some stressing,
For everything in life requires
A fair amount of guessing.

Without such chances, we remain
Upon an...

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Categories: even keel, life,

Reformation of Character
I’ve been down this road
So many times before
I often wonder if at the end
Will there be an open door?

What seemed to be
What I thought once...

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Categories: even keel, introspection, life, lost, lost,

Bedland
My ship has come into port
the clock's run out in this game
now flannel speaks of comfort
gentle springs welcome the same

I fold back the sheet
release settles...

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Categories: even keel, song-life,

Clockwork
Just three hours, to the dot,
From when my breakfast ends,
Some hunger pangs begin
And their intensity ascends.

It doesn’t matter what I eat,
Though I have my routine;
My...

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Categories: even keel, body,

WALKING ON TROUBLED WATERS
walking is defined by how one travels on one's feet
walking in itself can be an easy task to complete
but when the environments troubles the ground...

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Categories: even keel, angst, faith, hope, inspirational,

Sometimes I Sit And Ponder
Sometimes I just sit and ponder, 
what the true meaning of lifes all about; 
Try and figure out my insucurites, 
and the reason Im so...

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Categories: even keel, introspection

Sounds
Infer a wasted respite for all my doubtful times
inducted in me for all that you and I might chime
So soft a sound enshrined to all...

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Categories: even keel, for her,

Premium Member That For Which She Had Yearned
That For Which She’d Yearned

She’d married young, then realized the fact
her spouse was not the type of man to act
with thoughtfulness toward her, and sometimes...

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Categories: even keel, forgiveness, marriage,

even keel
Getting along brings my hearts delight
I don’t want your anger to ignite
I know I’m no shining knight
I don’t want us to fight
I know I’m not...

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Categories: even keel, husband, social, wifeme,

VALENTINE EXPERIENCE
It’s again that time of the year
When words bandied are ‘Love’ ‘Romance’, and ‘My Dear’
Question popped is,
“Will you be my Valentine’?
No, nothing wrong in it
That’s...

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© VIJAI PANT  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: even keel, humor, humorous, love, romance,

tempest
need to take on more ballast
to fight this raging storm
my vessel to light to continue
red flags are giving warning

the sun completely blotted
the clouds are dark...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: even keel, angst, confusionme, me,

the power of our desperation

the power of our desperation
----------------------------

when the river of time is choked with debris
and i can no longer sail against the tide
i must clear the way...

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Categories: even keel, recovery from...time, life, power,

Empty Dreams.
 If I had wings would I fly with birds on high or touch the evening skies?
If I were a jet could I see beyond...

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Categories: even keel, introspection,

Premium Member Untouched by The Storm
Living your life with no emotion is so much easier when you do not feel
Giving little for what you get, no tears to shed; now...

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Categories: even keel, life, philosophy, world, pain,