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Best Home Poems

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


Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: home, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing



Premium Member That Potent Urge -Gotta Go, Gotta Go Right NOW
I think no stimulus could be
as potent as the one to pee.
A feeling frequent and innate
is this - the urge to urinate.
It comes each day...

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Categories: home,

Premium Member From Dovecote Hill
FROM DOVECOTE HILL

From Dovecote Hill, my thoughts spill down on drowsy mill-town streets
and run the maze of alleyways where once my youthful feet
traced winding paths...

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Categories: home, memory, youth,

Premium Member A Home Sweet Home
At long day’s end, our thoughts may stray
to where we long to wend our way- 
a peaceful place where we dismiss 
all things in life...

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Categories: home,

Premium Member The Devils Riddle
The Devils Riddle


Dark is the night
Dark is the soul
Dark is the heart that used to glow

Empty are the rainbows falling from the skies
Empty of the...

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Categories: grave, home, journey,

Under the Willow Trees
A path strewn thick with ruddy-faced leaves
led to nowhere and everywhere in fantasies, 
our near-death rescue from boredom 
      ...

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Categories: home, childhood, death of a

Moving On
I'm not selling a house, i'm leaving my home.
Happy times together, months spent alone.
Morning sickness, baby loss, labour and birth
Planting my seeds in good strong...

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Categories: home, child, emotions, family, garden,

Home Collaberation with Silent One
Standing in the heart of this city
in awe of spectacular lights illuminating tall buildings.
Millions of strangers rush to and fro.
Who would've thought I would be...

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Categories: absence, desire, home, longing,

Have a Blessed 4th of July-
As today.. tis 4th of July
May Blessings come 
before Your eyes
All Praise and Glory
be to God Almighty

As You watch and see 
Beyond and within Fireworks
Sparkling...

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© Star Light  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: inspirational, lovegod, beautiful, home,

Premium Member Home is a Burning Flame
“Home is a Burning Flame”



Align yourself with the belief that HOME will come to you in the end

You can see yourself in her eyes, but...

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Categories: home, identity, imagery, inspiration,

Sweet Dixie
A land unto its own as old as dirt
Condemned by voguish northern state of mind
This realm you'd be hard-pressed to disconcert
Though his'try would prefer it...

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Categories: home, beautiful, deep, food, happiness,

Premium Member Of All I've Lost
Of all the things that I have lost
Perhaps what hurts the most
Is that I can no longer go
to where I once called home...

I cannot roam...

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Categories: home,

Premium Member I Am Not Afraid
      On the day the Lord calls me home I will not be 
afraid as I know He loves us...

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Categories: home, death, family, friendship, happiness,

Premium Member Johnny Had A Girl
Johnny was my best friend through our early teenage years;
Wherever one of us went the other could always be found near;
Until he found a girlfriend...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, friendship, song-lyrichome, home,

Premium Member Riding Misty
Though Santa never responded to pleas
There was just one gift on my list each year
A horse that could run at the speed of light
A bold...

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Categories: adventure, animals, happinesshome, home,

Wing's beneath my feet
       This women in my home argues why I leave her so-much along.
      ...

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Categories: assonance, confusion, devotion, home,

Premium Member OLD HOUSE
I’m looking at an old house
Called home    by someone

I will look at any old house    new   ...

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Categories: home, introspection, nostalgiahouse, old, people,

Premium Member LOST IN THE COLD


When pebbles knead the holes in my shoes
These torn eyes writhe from  my orphan blues,
A lost soul quivering in the cold...
I feel alone, a...

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Categories: absence, child, home,

My family is everywhere
My family is everywhere like wild seeds sown
On the whim and bluster of a wind
Some left for Cuba before the revolution
Bring green stalks of sweet...

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Categories: familyfamily, old, home, family,

The Mirror Of Time
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand. Rolling them over and over and over. Leaving this 
reality behind, far behind I stepped into the...

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Categories: home, family, imagination, nostalgiaday, mom,

Premium Member This Special Time of Year
We may not have a "White Christmas", yet joy remains the same
I find delight in viewing candles reflected on frosted panes
They remind me to be...

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Categories: holiday, lifechristmas, time, home,

Premium Member When the Wanderer Returns
As winter trees exhume their leaves
for spring
and Autumns' sacrifice 
retreats in memory 
Summers of sangria blossoms 
drape their crimson blooms-

exhale against an arc of sighing...

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Categories: home, absence, adventure, childhood, growing

I, a Red Skin dog, as some may delight to call me,
I, a Red Skin dog, as some may delight to call me,
I have heard the tales of horror, from my dark skinned foes.
I have heard...

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Categories: home, death, war, woman, red,

Jungle War
So thick with rain,the rancid air
into the jungle pours.
Young soldiers with their feet on fire
keep on despite the sores.

This war is one that no one...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: history, war, home, home,

The Old Victorian
My great, great Aunt had a lovely old home,
with many a wonderful story,
hidden within its walls.

A Victorian, architectural designers dream;
vaulted ceilings, full of ghosts;
where spirit...

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Categories: home, house, poems, poetry,