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Best Gloss Over Poems

Below are the all-time best Gloss Over poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of gloss over poems written by PoetrySoup members


Xenoglossy
Xenoglossy

I learnt the language of silence
She declares
Miming is painful for the little girl
So that her eyes moves to the rhythm of xenoglossy- Silence
“Peace!” She declares...

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Categories: gloss over, absence, allusion, appreciation, beauty,



Premium Member Love Sorrow



        blood pouring forth . . . red

          ...

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Categories: gloss over, anger, conflict, hope, violence,

To Gabriel
I gloss over my moods
With a sparkly L’oreal
And lock eyes briefly
With no one in particular

Strangers seem plenty
I’m wary of the city 
Its perversities I distrust
Even...

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Categories: gloss over, love, urban

With You
The water gentle and still
Silent and calm
The sun setting nearby
I sit here with you. 
The sand sprawled messily for miles
And you and me among them
We...

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Categories: gloss over, boat, boyfriend, husband, image,

Prisoner of the matrix loaded
Prisoner of the Matrix loaded
Prisoner of the matrix loaded

Cattle within the herd
cages within the slaughter
Profiteers prey upon the wounded
Branded comodified beings consumed
In consumption
Led to the...

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Categories: gloss over, america, analogy, philosophy,

Let's Pretend
Let’s pretend the world is okay
And that life is really good
Let’s forget for just a few hours
Things aren’t happening the way they should.

Let’s forget the...

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Categories: gloss over, angst, humorous, romance, satire,

Hide the Details

Everybody got a Hollywood life story
to tell
More meat on the bone
give juicier bites 
to sell
Nobody ever turns in a tarnished silver screenplay
Those warts and mistakes
get...

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Categories: gloss over, allegory, fun, metaphor, word

Introspection
I look around and all I see is emptiness.
Surrounded by souls but my mate is nowhere in sight. 
I search deep into my thoughts in...

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Categories: gloss over, imagination, lust, romance, soulmate,

Sweet alternative
If you hedonistically entail to wage a war
If you are possessed by the longing to eradicate
If you fathom the nitty-gritty of the havoc
If you need...

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Categories: gloss over, desire,

Lunchroom Tears
She removes her hands from her face
to reveal harlequin  tears
strolling down salt colored cheeks
that glare with a thin layer of blush.
Green eyes gloss over
and...

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Categories: gloss over,

Colour Chart
Try to numb it down, dumb it down
Gloss over it and paint it with a smile
Rose-tinted gloss paint
With a hint of insincerity
Somewhere between Violet Desolation
And...

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© Abi Morgan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gloss over, imagination, introspection,

the slow strangling
on wednesday we’ll find out 
via Amnesty International,
just how many Palestinians have been
kept in Israeli prisons
without trial &
though the slow strangling of a people
will not...

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Categories: gloss over, life,

Once More
I'm folding paper airplanes
I know will never fly,
Crumple them after
And I'm missing 
The basket every time,
I'd say I'm off center;
The earth isn't rotating
The way it...

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Categories: gloss over, dark, devotion, love, sad,

Future tough
Nothing positive about the future to write 
The future seems shite 
That must be why
I only write about what has come pass
The good bit's I...

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Categories: gloss over, anxiety,

The Mask Itself is the
For the shadow of death comes closely after humankind
though no one ever saw the face behind the mask, humankind,
from the unclear expression and vague outline...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gloss over, death, men, peace, war,

Premium Member Weapon Not The Problem
One country some often say
Since banned firearms day
Is safer than the USA

There really is no truth in that
Mass shootings there rare before Act
Little or no...

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Categories: gloss over, confusion, corruption, culture, mental

Daydream
The scarred desk, littered
with the wrinkles of young,
melts into chocolate

canary
easter bunny
birdsong

My ear mutters
"Are you there"
not able to finish

my homework
grinding
pepper

she reduces herself to glossed lips -...

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Categories: gloss over, confusion, high school, paradise,

The Cranium and Premium of Injustice
Take society’s attitude
Towards indifference as given
Although women abhor gratitude
For societal foibles forgiven

In the face of the Christian faith
That burns within a woman’s soul
When Providence breath
Scores...

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Categories: gloss over, poems,

Yesterday's Dreams
I sometimes sit and wonder
If it was a dream in all its splendour
And I think back without dwelling
Do my eyes blink and tears are welling

For...

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Categories: gloss over, life, memory,