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Best Forward Poems

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


Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forward, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: forward, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: forward, abuse,
Form: Free verse
I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: forward, adventure, funny, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: forward, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: forward, me, metaphor, places, yellow,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: forward, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member - Young Divine Happiness -


She is young and free, and most of her love lies in front of her
As the dawning twilight holds one breathless air under misted whispers...

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Categories: forward, beauty, destiny, dream, feelings, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ballad of an Unsung Hero
Vivid flashbacks from bloodshed battles
his soul still ravaged by devious dictators,
cries from fallen comrades still echo in his mind,
but he continues to walk upon a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forward, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: forward, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amidst the Fallen Petals
He was ever gentle with her
always careful
composed
never passing the boundaries
never asking too much
a man of his culture
and bearing
didn’t move too fast

She was a flower
pristine...virginal
a flower...

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Categories: forward, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
a new beginning
with each crest of a wave
forming white crystal peaks
she weeps, inhales, let's go.

beneath a star studded vista
a resplendent guiding light
arms open, palms up, she is...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forward, emotions, grief, introspection, loss, ocean, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
A Near-to- death State Of Mind
He lies, warm and straight; unmoving.
Free from pain in his transitionary world;
safe within a love that shared his body and mind.
Without her altruistic and unyielding...

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Categories: forward, goodbye,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forward, analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: forward, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails 

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forward, change, destiny, fate, nature, solitude, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Know of Great Love
I Know of Great Love

I know of great love...
the kind of passion that
surpasses ecstasy into
a world of oblivious bliss
soaring among the clouds
in the ethers of...

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Categories: forward, desire, devotion, happiness, romantic love, valentines
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: forward, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - A One Way Ticket -


Hills come alive with sweet sounds of birds whistling tunes
Filled with harmonious peace, you sail within time
Gentle whispering winds through branches of trees call

When you...

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Categories: forward, beauty, deep, journey, life, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: forward, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: forward, confusion, death, halloween, horror, imagination, longing,
Form: Free verse
Obsidian
An almost stillness came about
as she strode into my door,
like breath itself refused to move,
fearful of touching her mysterious beauty

But her obsidian eyes betrayed her....

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Categories: forward, abuse, dark, mystery,
Form: Free verse
pun with eggs
Benedict was tired, he’d been driving all day.  
This was his last delivery, 2 tonnes of eggs delivered to Safeway.  
The kid came...

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Categories: forward, fun, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
 
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
 
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: forward, holiday
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: forward, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse