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Best Film Poems

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


Poet -This Poem is About You
-Dear, Mr & Mrs Poet- 

Do you ever question where it comes from?
This poem's about you, sit down and get a load off 
Tranquilize your...

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Categories: film, dedication, deep, inspirational, metaphor, poets, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: film, community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: film, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MOONLIGHT SHADOW
Silhouetted in the early morn
Five black crows await the breaking dawn
Sitting still and silent in a row
Their shadows cast a forbidding glow
Dusk turns to dawn...

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Categories: film, moon, nature, night,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Beatle Mania
Beatlemania (The Fab Four As Lovers)

Once a choir boy, John turned to romance,
Fell for Yoko almost at first glance.
In full public view 
In bed with...

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Categories: film, celebrity, funny,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Shades of Grey
Dark cumulous clouds contain
the filtered sunlight in a strange
monochromatic sunrise
where birds seen in silhouette
seem to think they can sing color
into this this grey day.
Mountains defined...

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Categories: film, introspection, mystery,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Good Morning, Starshine
Good Morning, Starshine

“Good morning, Starshine,” each dawn he would greet
As from feather pillows our eyes would meet

Perhaps you can imagine my surprise
When he was gone...

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Categories: film, happinessme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SOUND OF SILENCE
Do you know why silence is so loud?
Have you ever heard a sound so loud
As silence?

I speak the words my mouth can’t say
With more than...

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Categories: film, abuse, identity, silence, solitude, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Exposing the Soul
The fallen sons slipped off Creation’s lens.
To taste the sting from our own tree and fruit.
Their giants quarried till no place to stand.
Before these day’s...

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Categories: film, bible, christian, creation, faith, hate, history,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member In the Dark of the Strand
Marquees bright, and neon lights, where crowds line up for movie night
We're holding hands, we're in 'The Strand', red velvet carpets guide us in

Popcorn smokes,...

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Categories: dark, film, history, military, sad, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PHOTOGRAPHS AND POEMS

With my brightened lens, I watch you
mystically zooming in     zooming out,
and my eyes focus on the shutter where
 a hundred gulls...

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Categories: art, beauty, film, words,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Write of You
Inspired by the write of you
creamed through a paper sieve to cup
with both hands the leavings that you trail
 the write of you

like the chewed...

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Categories: film, romance, write, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ALONE AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
ALONE AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

rose early in the morning,
indulged in a lovely quiche lorraine,
ventured out

          ...

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Categories: film, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Engaging Thoughts
i don't care
to see morning wink
from beneath the gray film
that leaves the day
undeveloped,
it's easier 
to pretend
that night
has yet to end.

night's black 
is the only veil
yet...

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Categories: film, boyfriend, lost love, love, sad love,
Form: Free verse
October Golden Chain
Percussion plays once in a while beyond its curtain
In duo with the flash of paparazzi’s capturing film
Prelude to an exhilaration of blissful days’ chain
Where rain...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: film, celebration, october,
Form: Pantoum
Grandpa's Study
The room is still,
Quiet but for wind and rain
Making music on the windows.
Empty but for endless shelves
Of leather-bound volumes -
The first editions you loved so...

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Categories: film, family, life, loss, peace,
Form: Free verse
The Farewell Performance
His rheumy eyes film over and he brushes away a tear
with the age-spotted back of his hand.
He watches himself as a young man –
handsome, vigorous,...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lifefilm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Sneeze to Spring
It started with a sniffle one March morn’
When on my car that telltale film appeared
And I knew well this coat it had not worn
For overnight...

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Categories: film, seasons, spring,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member O' Wheel Of Fortune
My heart shrivels dry, blackened rose in bitter anguish, ...
 Do you feel my pain? 
   Why must the flame of day dwindle...

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Categories: film, musicme, me,
Form: Narrative
Illness Is
a lonely place.
It's nothing to do with that person
who asked "how are you?" this morning.
It's to do with staring through
fear-frosted windows
as snow sugar-sifts the street,
watching...

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Categories: film, life, sick,
Form: Free verse
PATRICK SWAYZE

he's dancing 
he swayze her in his arms

it's a movie

an old movie

he is happy
a very unique joy
doing what he adores
a love like parents feel for...

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Categories: film, bereavement, cancer, death, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brilliance and Madness
Brilliance and Madness

Howard Robard Hughes
Famously rich recluse
Dreams led him to the lap of luxury
Followed by nightmarish mysophobic OCD

Rich playboy aviator Howard Hughes
With movie starlets kept...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebrity, film, flying, mental illness, romance,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN
Olivia Newton John
A stunning sex bomb
Starred in the film Grease
Talk of ‘ those pants’ never cease!

I wonder how she managed to dance
In skin-tight shiny black...

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Categories: film, body, clothes, humorous, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
got me thinking you love me
it like you care
i mean if you keep on
keeping on
i might whined-up thinking you
love me or something
I mean kissing and dance
getting those second glances
and the...

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Categories: appreciation, confidence, encouraging, endurance, film, fun,
Form: Acrostic
Seven Dwarfs
~Seven Dwarfs~  (limerick sequence)*

There once was a dwarf named Doc,
Who saw patients around the clock.
He hadn’t gone to medical school,
Yet his patients he could...

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Categories: film, funny
Form: Limerick