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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,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Hand Made
Sweat drips from little dust covered faces in the grim back-alley factories

No time for rites of passage other than fingers nimble enough to spin and

Balance...

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Categories: gloss over, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Sorrow



        blood pouring forth . . . red

          ...

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Categories: gloss over, anger, conflict, hope, violence,
Form: I do not know?
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
Form: Vogon
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
Form: Quatrain



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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: ABC
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,
Form: Couplet
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,
Form: Imagism
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
911 The falling man
The falling man, one photograph capturing time,
An unforgettable image, imprinted on our mind,
He represents us all, weather we like it or not,
His choice did not...

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Categories: gloss over, anniversary, bereavement, celebrity, courage,
Form: Couplet
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Ballad
At Humanity's Door
Without bias or malice then
the children that once we knew 
mixed and met, with those others         ...

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Categories: gloss over, racism,
Form: Quatrain
Kaos
Kaos

My mind it wanders
I try to real it in
the haze, the distance
its hard to determine reality
Where it begins, where it ends

Amidst the noise and colors
a...

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Categories: gloss over, anger, anxiety, how i
Form: Free verse
When we fail to learn of the Holy Spirit
I
The LORD revealed to my pastor, and friend, now mentor
That Jerusalem and Babylon aren't mere "places"
They are People Groups, too: some of us will love...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gloss over, allegory, angst, bible, conflict,
Form: Rhyme