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Best Genre Poems

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


Premium Member ROCKET MAN - NOW A COLLABORATION
Ron Dump says he’ll destroy North Korea
With finger poised, we have so much to fear
He’s a power mad glutton
With his hand on the button
Will the...

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Categories: genre, conflict, humorous, political, world,
Form: Limerick



Music For You P.S. (adult content)
Music comforts the soul, cures that restless spirit.
       Some songs will make you crank up the volume so everyone...

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Categories: genre, musicme, song, music, me,
Form: Free verse
Alice in Wonderland


Once there was a fairy by name Linda “fondly Alice”
Falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world pretty nice!
Literary nonsense genre
Influential fantasy genre
Bloody the...

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Categories: genre, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Famous Last Line
I hate it that you don't like what I write
You'd think at least one time I'd get it right
I get first place with others, never...

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Categories: genre, community, conflict, funny,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Persistence Furthers
There are I'm sure
people 
who 
will 
tell 
you 
to 
stop
    I'm also sure 
you will persist
  in your literary 
efforts 
Some...

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Categories: genre, poetry,
Form: Ballad



Body Language
What is it about me that gives you the impression that I am just your average
sleazy, easy, breezy, from the hood who can't possibly get...

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Categories: genre, inspirational, me, language, birth,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Scary Movie
The kind of film most women love to see
is all about romance, thus women pick
a type of show that paints the fantasy 
of love sublime,...

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Categories: genre, film,
Form: Sonnet
My reflections
I am the 
enigma 
the 
world 
has 
failed to 
understand
i am a 
mystery 
beyond 
my own 
comprehension
i stood 
toe to 
toe with 
the 
agents 
of...

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Categories: genre, mystery,
Form: Free verse
It's One of Those Fabulous Poems
IT’S ONE OF THOSE FABULOUS POEMS								 

It’s one of those poems
full of whimsical stuff
when you’ve read a few lines
you’ve had more than enough. 
it triggers...

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Categories: genre, fun, humorous, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Being Honest
Shocking as it may seem to believe,
I dislike iTunes Christian and gospel genre.
The only explanation I can fathom,
Is that all its songs sound the same...

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Categories: genre, how i feel, irony,
Form: Rhyme
1996
1996 when any music styles created became instant hits
To much R&B, rock, rap and any other genre that fits
I remember waking up early, to see...

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Categories: genre, adventurelove, i love you,
Form: Narrative
Love-Hate The Internet
As a kid they said technology
would lead us to a better life,
and in many ways they are correct,
tech does many things right.
I suppose I was...

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Categories: genre, confusion, future, hate, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member "God's Ace" (Up The Sleeve)
Great solar winds
Agape’s breath
Where souls began
Cosmos's bequeath

First living soul
Then quickened spirit
Life’s son of gold
Mind soon seared it

Minds spent time
Lost from Agape
Became cursed in time
And not...

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Categories: genre, inspirational, love
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Artist That I Most Prefer

In music and artwork and poetry too,
top artists by genre I think must be none.
There simply exist too many of them
for me to name as...

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Categories: genre, art,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Music, My Escape
                     I couldn't suppress
 ...

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Categories: genre, art, fun, music, perspective,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Ka-thump-a-loon
Ka-thump-a-loon, my pet raccoon,
sings opera in the woods at noon;
I love so much to hear him croon.
At night he carols to the moon.

If you are...

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Categories: genre, kids, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Theatrum Mundi
Theatrum Mundi

Theatrum Mundi, derived from the Latin as: “Theater of the World,” was famously incorporated by William Shakespeare for his well-known metaphorical world-view often referred...

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Categories: genre, education, imagination, poems, poetry,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Your Time Has Come (Prose Poetry)
Your time has come like the rising sun.  Stand up for life created by God’s love as 
the dove descends from above.  He...

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Categories: genre, devotion, faith, hope, life,
Form: Free verse
Just A Farmer 1
                        ...

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Categories: genre, deep, song,
Form: Lyric
Theatre of the absurd - fusion
Godot has arrived
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Alive and well thanks!

...said the haiku poster
Crudely pasted to the fence
Who was too busy selling stolen goods
To notice he was a...

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Categories: genre, funny, humor, humorous, nonsense,
Form: Free verse
Idiom: No Love Lost
Love poems, how trite they become.
Their hackneyed themes we want to scream.
We purposely shy away from
That genre, teeming so it seems
With grandiloquent, large supplies
Of conjured...

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Categories: genre, lost love, on writing
Form: Rhyme
IN THE LIBRARY- for contest
In the library - for contest

Books are the ever- burning lamps
Of knowledge and wisdom....
It 's  a well-established truth and I
also nod in full agreement...
But...

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Categories: genre, art, beauty, blessing, books,
Form: Free verse
Embers Burn in Silence



Embers
burn in silence
not to disturb
our softly spoken words
and to gift us little warmth
in love's nest

Once more
in your embrace
in front of fire
sole witness of our love
making...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, romance,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Diana, Princess Of Wales -The Senryu Style
~Diana, Princess Of Wales~
(Senryu)


The Princess of Wales 
was beautiful and kind, Queen
of Hearts forever


Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000
copyright@2007



April.22.2016


~Author's Notes:

Senryu (also called human haiku) is an unrhymed...

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Categories: genre, angel, beautiful, love, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Coplas on Wine by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T Wignesan
Coplas on Wine

( here, the famous AntiPoetic Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra, b. 1914, uses the more popular form of the « copla » genre that...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genre, celebration, passion, poetry, song,
Form: Quatrain