Best Grook Poems
Below are the all-time best Grook poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of grook poems written by PoetrySoup members
The difference in the ism
Is every man screwing everyone else.
But communism -
On the other hand, is just the reverse.
The Holiday Season
anger, deep, holiday, humanity,
has become so transparent
we need a special day
to be reminded of it....
appreciation, blessing, christian, god,
is not to doubt.
It just means
NOTE: I was inspired by Paul Callus's and Eileen Manassian's comment, on my poem, The Stars...
Bad Karaoke - Grook
Encouraged by the masses
like when someone at a bar
sings bad karaoke.
As they belt out notes off key,
we might give guffaws.
Drunken with good will, though,
allegory, fantasy, passion, sensual,
Sweet sensual skin
wears scruples thin
until you see your own true sin....
A PARENTS GROOK
children, humorous, parents,
Small babies are unpredictable just like the weather
Often wet; with sudden outbreaks of terrible wind
But would I have altered anything, no never …
In a Perfect World
humanity, imagination, introspection, spiritual,
In a perfect world
would come to fruition,
but of course that couldn't happen
(given our nature)
and thus would end up in contradiction.
Perhaps it's because
we ask the...
When it comes to the vacuum cleaner
my dog is a jealous beast,
showing off his fangs and claws.
Does he not know that I'd feed
my Oreck less...
America's Idle Pastime
America's (Idle) Pastime
From New York, Austin, and L.A.,
From Cleveland and Seattle,
Ingloriously they screech or bray
In an auditioning battle.
And by the time we all feel sick,
I traverse the oceans within a breeze
I light my way holding burning trees
Freeing my body, my heart, my soul
I talk and walk through miles and...
Is this a Grook or Not? (Nothing)
How can something come out from nothing
When nothing can come from nothing?
So nothing isn’t nothing when it results into something,
Because by then, it would’ve been...
animals, funny, nature
Journey's End - Grook
Journey's End - Grook
Bygone years grow dim;
sifted memories remain...
filled with joy...no sorrow.
But time soon comes when tired hearts
hope only for tomorrow.
Sandra M. Haight
From Words - Everything
analogy, bible, christian, deep,
Words are a peculiar kind of magic.
Alone, they do nothing of themselves,
and yet through the Great Orchestrator
they became everything else....
Thirst (Grook-y Look-y)
the thirst for knowledge
makes one drown in mysteries
the thirst for happiness
makes one drown in miseries
** July 13, 2010---I'm writing this with a half-asleep
Too Busy Imagining
There are some that still crave
The smell of an old fashioned page
The look and feel
Of a bygone age
And there are some that prefer
A Nook or...
GIRL YOU HAVE TO KNOW THIS IS FOR MY ONE AND ONLY FAN
friendship, me, planet,
GIRL YOU HAVE TO KNOW THIS ONE IS FOR MY ONE AND ONLY...
conflict, courage, identity, imagery,
He tells of how he bravely
fought the state's enemies
at the border quite lately.
Enemies would have conquered,
if not for his silent, courageous son.
More Room For My Stuff
home, irony, work,
I go to work to make more money,
to buy more stuff to make home homey,
the only problem now I find,
is theres no room to plant...
The Livingroom of Life
In the livingroom of life
the furniture of the imagination
can be easily re-arranged –
provided one has both....
Here’s to Möbius and his strip.
Like some attitudes, it is a circuitous
one sided trip!
© 2010 John M.Trusty
*For the Grook contest. Dedicated to A.F.Möbius (et al)...
It is a tepid dragon’s breath
rises above Jersey’s cryptic swamp.
How high the mist?
Not high enough to climb the noble sky.
Anchored moss in all...
if the minimum unity of all that is
how did Parmenides come to believe
in the infinity of one?
if three is how god is expressed
AH, SQUEAKY,SQUEAKY SHOES
funny, rain, me,
Once my leather shoes made me proud with their softness and luster,
but after eleven months of heavy usage they have lost all glamor;
even small thorns...
day, relationship, work,
He was the employee
She was the boss
He worked for her
Than it came to a halt
He’d call in sick
And started missing days
He’d come to work late