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Best Foreigner Poems

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


Your Love's So Sweet
Your Love's So Sweet

You and I like stars we beam,
we’re Earth and Moon entwined forever.
You’re in every lucid dream,
igniting passion and desire.

I see rainbows all...

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Categories: foreigner, how i feel, love,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Around the corner
Around the corner (20141010)

What’s around the corner?
What’s just beyond our view,
For the soldier and the foreigner,
What’s ahead for me and you?
Two terribly tired turtles
Which wearily...

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Categories: foreigner, family, fear, future, life,
Form: Alliteration
A being in the age of consumerism
I'm constantly searching for myself –
That part which is essential, inherent.
I sense its presence, it's somewhere within
The being which echoes with infrequent shouts
Of a neglected...

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Categories: foreigner, addiction, identity, introspection, parody,
Form: Free verse
Just Around The Corner
Maybe the most deadly disease is just around our corner
Carried to our doorstep by an unsuspected foreigner
Ebola is lethal with a fatality rate that is...

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Categories: foreigner, health, sick, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Noise
In Chibok,
An IED finds it way 
Into the mind of a savage sect
And made good use of the emptiness.

In helplessness,
Some school girls are bundled up
From...

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Categories: foreigner, angst, bereavement, betrayal, high
Form: Blank verse



Instruction
Instruction
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigreed and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is...

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Categories: foreigner, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Princess Diana
1981, the Royal Wedding
     Charles and Di, sweethearts of the world
     ‘Til the Queen of Hearts’ hopes...

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Categories: foreigner, dedication, history, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chinese Scrolls
Poems from old and yellowed
Chinese scrolls make me sad,
make me sad: stored in shiny,
lacquered boxes of perfumed teak,
they crumble when unrolled.
And the hands that must...

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Categories: foreigner, allegory, art, imagination, introspection,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Waiting for a girl like you
Though oceans and miles
Are between you and me
Until we ever meet
I will think of thee
 
As i sit here at home
Such a distance away
Never seen...

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Categories: foreigner, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, love, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ABC. Music is my First Love
AC/DC, the rockers from down under
Boston, with Tom Scholz on guitar, sweet thunder

Creedence Clearwater, singing Proud Mary
Deep Purple, from the 70's, rocking and hairy

Eagles, easy...

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Categories: foreigner, inspirational, music
Form: ABC
Late Night On Salisbury Ave.
The meadow's radiance gradually dimmed
and evening littered far and wide
it encouraged the unfamiliar 
and everything uncertain.

The night accelerated sounds of anticipation 
as a thousand strangers...

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© Angie Mae  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: foreigner, faith, hope, imagination, life,
Form: Epyllion
Premium Member THE NATURAL WAY
THE NATURAL WAY

The natural way
I’m speaking of nature’s way
That which has been known
That which is    at times    cruel
That which...

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Categories: foreigner, naturenature, nature,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member If you are Poetry

If you are Poetry,
- an atlas
Pina Coladas, my escape . .
why do moments taunt me,
your canvas,
sentences that have taken shape?

If you are Poetry,
- a scribble
lyrics...

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Categories: foreigner, love, music, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE OUTSIDER


Everything seems
So strange to me
This isn’t where I belong
I’m a stranger
On borrowed land
An outsider
In a silence that’s awkward
Heavy and bizarre
Unholy and surreal
An outcast 
With empty...

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Categories: foreigner, bird, dark, death, hope,
Form: Free verse
When And Why
When And Why

Concepts of right and wrong
White and black without the shades of grey
Where did those ideas come from?
Whose warped mind divided the world into...

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Categories: foreigner, angst, confusion, sadworld, woman,
Form: Free verse
Forgiveness
Life is indeed an incredible journey
when I was young I grew up in a different place
that place was the cause of many wars

When we left...

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Categories: foreigner, bullying, forgiveness, life,
Form: Free verse
Ruth
I
Esther and Ruth
In God's Truth
The Bibles 66
Women author lacks
But these two
Esther and Ruth
But what Truth
About Savior-Redeemer

II
Boaz, Kinsman-Redeemer
Honored Great Provider
Hebrews left corners
Part harvest behind
As reapers wind
Their...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: foreigner, america, christian, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Songs Inspired Haiku String
[Songs Inspired two line haiku
The first line is the name of a song]
* * * * * * * * * * * * *...

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Categories: foreigner, inspirational,
Form: Haiku
AMERICAN SOLDIER RISE
A FOREIGNER ASKED THIS QUESTION OF ME
“WHERE CAN I IN U.S. FIND SOLDIER TO SEE?”
HIS ENGLISH WAS BROKEN, BUT CLEARLY RECEIVED
YET, HOW COULD I BEST...

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Categories: foreigner, thank you, usa, veterans
Form: Prose
Nostalgia-Song of the Expatriate
(I'm 
an 
Indian 
lassie, 
was 
born 
in 
West 
Africa, 
(Nigeria), 
Grew 
up 
in 
South 
Africa 
(Swaziland) 
and 
currently 
live 
in 
East 
Africa. 
(Tanzania). 
So 
I...

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Categories: foreigner, missing, nostalgia, patriotic,
Form: Quatorzain
An Outrageous Case of Illegal Immigration
An Outrageous Case of Illegal Immigration

By Elton Camp

We hear much about invasion from Mexico
But the U.S. northern border is the way to go
Aliens can, and...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: foreigner, funnypeople, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - It Is Not Easy - Try It Yourself -

              Not easy to speak or write a foreign language
  ...

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Categories: foreigner, fun, giggle,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Tall Tragic Tale
On the day before Christmas, 1997 I was in a supermarket
Saw many people, I thought it’ll take long time to buy gifts
Christmas getting more and...

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Categories: foreigner, bereavement, sad,
Form: Free verse
Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho - a great writer
He was not only a writer of faith
But also a pilgrim and alchemist

His words have a message
Messages in which defined...

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Categories: foreigner, inspiration, life, people, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Villanelle: One or the other has to give in a tug of war
Villanelle: One or the other has to give in a tug of war

One or the other has to give in a tug of war
If for...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: foreigner, culture, home, race,
Form: Villanelle