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


Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: forgotten, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgotten, beauty, deep, growing up, inspirational, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Violin
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Categories: forgotten, death, love, rose,
Form: Personification
Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: forgotten, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am Poetry
Feel me like an autumn breeze 
Dancing easily through your thoughts
Let me stir that hidden part of your soul
That part that you've forgotten long ago...

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Categories: forgotten, beauty, nature, poetry,
Form: Personification



Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: forgotten, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
The View From A Window
A view of the ragged woodland from
The window:-
Slender branched trees that shed
From high above to low below;
The faint, mauven peaks
Smattered with barely visible
Scatterings of drifted...

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Categories: forgotten, life,
Form: Rhyme
Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: forgotten, addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: forgotten, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The Hollow
I’ve been down to The Hollow, and I’ll never be the same,
So many have been taken there, yet never speak its name,
It’s a place as...

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Categories: forgotten, allegory, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgotten, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
SNOW GLOBE
Welcome to my ----- life
A beautiful broken aura
             Unsettled flakes
   ...

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Categories: forgotten, confusion, death, dream, future, journey, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: forgotten, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: forgotten, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
Premium Member AS FATHER IS TO HIS DAUGHTER

Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: forgotten, father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Love is Eternal
Our soul's luminous light filters the depth of darkness
shining like a woven thread into the stillness of time
It was there where we met, in a...

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Categories: forgotten, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgotten, analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: forgotten, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
MONSTER
    MONSTER

Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is.....
Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, 
It was me, tired of...

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Categories: forgotten, abuse, dark, evil, sin, sorrow, voice,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Silent Goodbye
I forgot myself today
as melancholic melodies 
overwhelm each beat
of my wandering heart.

The sanctimonious sun deceives
as a bitter breeze breathes
against sullen silent surfaces.

Recycled emotions penetrate
with a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgotten, absence, i miss you, lost love,
Form: Prose
A Little Kindness Never Hurts
Sit with me.
Sit with me, ragged feral,
do not be afraid,
fight for no space uncertain,
you will be soothed, you will be safe,
you only need sit with...

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Categories: forgotten, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Love Shall Find You
Through eternal sun stars and space
My love shall find you I will embrace
Thru invisible realms and empty voids
There is nothing that my love avoids

Thru stormy...

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Categories: forgotten, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doll
"Hi Doll!"
He's been calling me that for years
I like it

Truth is I have always been a doll

My permanent smile
My open arms

I was a sweet sixteen's...

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Categories: forgotten, abuse, appreciation, introspection, me,
Form: Free verse
Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: forgotten, abuse, day, irony, judgement, me, metaphor,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: forgotten, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse