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Best Flounder Poems

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


Newton's Law
I was inattentive in Science class one day
When the teacher at random looked my way
I didn't look up, I wouldn't dare
There's no escaping that intense...

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Categories: flounder, children, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Sending Waves
My feelings flounder
like a sky of dying stars
already snuffed out
yet still sending waves of light
to haunt my heart at midnight...

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Categories: flounder, confusion,
Form: Tanka
There Comes a Time
She was tragically wounded in her fragile heart
Betrayed by her lover, the one who tore it apart
with vile words and deeds he chose to impart
leaving...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flounder, emotions,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member The Clown
There is a solace in his silence, a servant of his solitudes,
As he comforts in compliance, a jester to the multitudes…
He stands alone a neophyte,...

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Categories: flounder, angst, character, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sharpen Those Social Skills - INSTANTLY
Are you socially awkward or totally British?
Does small talk just make you feel nervous and skittish?
On the school run, the bus, in the office each...

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Categories: flounder, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Fragmented Fantasies
Crushed under the hand of fate
misery shadows my day.
For I looked into your eyes
and saw hope crumbling away.

Fragmented fantasies morphed
into long forgotten fears.
And dreams began...

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Categories: flounder, angst, betrayal, break up,
Form: Quatrain
Twenty Four Hours
11/17/16



He did not hit no home run, it was a grounder

How many cabinets or counters

Have some sort of white powder

Many meals cooked with flour

Familiar with...

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Categories: flounder, poetry, rap, word play,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Awakened Senses
Awakened Senses


Aboard my boat on winding river here,

with anchor dropped, all seems so calm, serene.

I breathe in deep the fragrant river air;

the smell of water,...

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Categories: flounder, river, senses,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I LOOK AT YOU
I look at You and I see the mountains moving
I look at You, and the seas are split apart
I look at You, and I see...

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Categories: flounder, bible, blessing, christian, faith,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Believe Your Heart
Vows are recanted and passions flounder 
on the shoals of betrayal and remorse.
And drifting dreams navigate in darkness 
whenever love starts to wander off course.

Beware...

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Categories: flounder, betrayal, emotions, feelings, heart,
Form: Quatrain
The Wind in the Pines 2
("Noh" is an ancient Japanese style of 
drama, broadly similar to Elizabethan
tragedy.  "The Wind in the Pines" is
my version of a well-known Noh play.)


2....

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Categories: flounder, myth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No Purpose Pulses
My flesh is flush with inadequacy each day
for no purpose pulses inspiration my way.

No motivation shows to validate
	that my energy even palpitates -
I am a...

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Categories: flounder, anxiety, change, conflict, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Barrier Smears

I never wanted any barriers,
           or dark taintings and thick smears,
    ...

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Categories: flounder, angst, change, conflict, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Making of a Neophyte - edited

Raised in a somber household where she could do nothing right,
she would flounder in every chore her parents had her do.
Picked on by classmates, she...

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Categories: flounder, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bewildered
Thrown asunder in bewilderment 
       I list like a ship in a catatonic sea
     ...

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Categories: flounder, confusion, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fire and Eyes
I watch the smoulder in your eyes ... rise
Flames licking inhibition, searing our entropy and ache
I am the yang to your yin, the neophyte to...

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Categories: flounder, appreciation, beauty, metaphor, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 20 POLITICIANS STANDING ON A WALL - An allegory of the Democratic debates
Twenty politicians standing on a wall  
Oh what fun to see some fall,
Blabber, blabber, rue the day
They talk and talk but little say.

Yet they...

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Categories: flounder, allegory, confidence, endurance, humor,
Form: Rhyme
The Beauty of Sisterhood

In my family garden,  there grows a lovely rose.
A beautiful blossom who helps rid me of my woes.
  ~    ...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flounder, love, sister,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Nowhere Man
Nowhere Man

Star dust, the stuff of a fool’s dreams.
Oh !!!, to travel upon star dust streams
- that glorious, never ending journey -
into the realms, the...

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Categories: flounder, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Green Eyed Jealousy
When green eyed jealousy asserts her will
and apologies flounder in her wake
promiscuity's no longer a thrill.

You can’t avoid the acid tears that spill
and beg her...

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Categories: flounder, angst, betrayal, emotions, feelings,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Combinations
I'm trying a brand new recipe



that is claimed to be delishful.



Fresh beans with hue of grue



with butter pat and bacon fat melded.



I served it to...

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Categories: flounder, words,
Form: Free verse
Ode on the Clan's Iroko Tree
(for: them who are ever there!)

these branches and roots
that cord to the grave ancients
should be free from man’s swords!
both oracle and priest held for days...

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© Canny Amah  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flounder, nostalgiavoice, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whitewater time
Adrift in a current
I cannot control.
No time for excuses
but there's poetry here,
if only I can hold 
in this backeddy
to jot it all down.

Already the end...

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Categories: flounder, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rise Above
Wipe away acrid tears of yesterday,
unchain the unforgiving guilt inside.
Listen, for a moment, to what I say.
You must, to yourself, open your heart wide.
Allow His...

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Categories: flounder, faith,
Form: Rhyme royal
Santa Let Me Be The Giver
Lights of the city are twinkling across
arches of the rivers and shining down
as if to illuminate the jolly path
of the old man known as Father...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flounder, christmas, giving,
Form: Epic