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Best Give And Take Poems

Below are the all-time best Give And Take poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of give and take poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Give and Take
The give and take in love should reach a mean
whereby the two be equally disbursed,
so givers' hearts would never suffer lean,
cold hungry hours without love...

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Categories: give and take, giving, love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme



Give and take

As down the path of life I go
footprints in time I make
and Mother Nature gaily plays
her game of give and take.
She gives me wisdom every...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: give and take, age, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: give and take, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Our Caves
Our hearts have chambers, four in all;
   like caves, they are defined and seen.
But there are hidden caves within
   where our...

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Categories: give and take, heart, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Tit for Tat Poetry
you read out of obligation
a tit for tat consolation
a "thank you for your visit" affirmation

it's cool, this unspoken rule
I do it too, so what’s new?
It's...

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Categories: give and take, community, poetess, poetry,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Thank You My Love List
Some people find it difficult to say thank you to your married partner.  One can hardly stress the importance of first of all saying...

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Categories: give and take, appreciation, love, thanks,
Form: List
Premium Member I Was Me
First I was me,
Selfish as can be,
Wanting everything from A to Z
And wanting it all for me.

Then I became we,
A part of an us.
I learned...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: give and take, life,
Form: Bio
Premium Member HEAR THOSE BELLS (Etheree and Tanka combined)
HEAR THOSE BELLS (Etheree and Tanka combined)

hear?
those bells
wedding bells
one plus one    two
it is a magic time
when promises are made
a lifetime commitment ...

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Categories: give and take, devotion
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Forgiveness
It can go both ways
Can be given
or received
It is an attribute
that must be valued
and utilized
on various occasions.
When you think
someone has betrayed you
or done you wrong
it...

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Categories: give and take, forgiveness, humanity, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Under the Jacaranda Tree
"i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go . . . "
    ...

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Categories: give and take, heart, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Come be my love, my darling,
Come be my love, my darling,
Stay with me for ever.
Let us forget all worldly cares,
Let our love be a flowing river
A flowing river of passion.

...

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Categories: give and take, love, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Muse Once Sleeping Is Awake
For many years I trudged along
   (but in my heart there was a song)
         through...

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Categories: give and take, muse, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Pen Sated

My auspicious Holiday Muse,
it has a hunger pang...
A pen which merrily sings of words,
joyously written in the heart
Honored friends and guests 
invited freely 
to a...

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Categories: give and take, allusion, appreciation, holiday, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Invention of Zero
Zero.
By which nothing is divided.
No zero
no negative
no opposite
no hope
no Adam, no apple, no marriage, no morning.
No mirror
no knowledge
no God, no soul, no ear lobe, no...

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Categories: give and take, father, future, home, hope,
Form: Verse
Premium Member No Other Lifetime
I don’t seek another lifetime
There is only here and now
Only these days and these hours
I have to make it last somehow

Only on this day to...

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Categories: give and take, life, love,
Form: Carpe Diem
Sweet Seize
The breeze
Has blown my way
A brush of scented moisture
Like a kiss upon my flushed cheeks
Tender.
Aura
A sweet embrace
Of a presence nearby
That blends its thoughts with mine
Mind...

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Categories: give and take, mystery, sea, visionarykiss,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Eve's Apple Pie
Save your soul in a pickle jar
Wishes will get you only so far
Today is yesterday in review
Will tomorrow bring anything new?

Saints are sinners that God...

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Categories: give and take, philosophy
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Fire Dance
Two naked bodies lying face to face
Conversing silently locked eye to eye
He gently pulls away from her embrace
His loving touch exudes  her ardent sigh
The...

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Categories: give and take, love, passion, sensual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Concerning Friends
Concerning friends, on this, we all agree.
The face of things of which delight and feed, 
the friend does most completely fill the need.
Yet, having friends,...

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Categories: give and take, friendship, friend,
Form: Sonnet
All Woman
Is it the sparkle in my eyes or the thickness of my thighs?

Is it the fullness of lips or the curve my hips

That lets you...

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Categories: give and take, happiness, introspection, passionwoman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Between All Or Nothing
There is balance in the rhythm of life
A give and take for which we strive
In the middle between all or nothing
We find our own path...

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Categories: give and take, care, caregiving, giving, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reflection
When you look into a mirror
Do you see beyond yourself?
Does that person before you
Look ahead or back in time?
Would you see another life?

If you were...

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© ... Gigno  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: give and take, introspection
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Is
Love is a mystery when we are in our youth,
searching for answers, looking for truth.
With hormones flowing we do our best
to understand love; it becomes...

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Categories: give and take, age, love, time,
Form: Rhyme
Happy Valentine's Day


Feeling
the immense emotion,
you know the one 
that emphasized: your pain.

Manipulate it
in sado-masochism
as the mutual 'love' slaves
give and take
each-other to\for their satisfaction.

Ball in mouth, hanging,
as the...

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Categories: give and take, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Drifting Apart
Give and take
barbs
then retreat
to wounded silence
licking our lacerations
before picking up
where we left off
with the razor wires....

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Categories: give and take, life,
Form: Free verse