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Best Homes Poems

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

Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?


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Categories: homes, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Teardrop
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,

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Categories: homes, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete

Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: homes, confusion, death, halloween, horror, imagination, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shattering Rose Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: homes, education, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frozen-A collaboration with Shane Cooper

The frozen sap of mirthless trees,
The fractured flow of icy streams.

The howling wind that claws at life, 
The forest shrouded in endless white.

Skeletal ice hangs...

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Categories: homes, autumn, halloween, winter,
Form: Couplet

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: homes, child, emotions, family, garden, home, how
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: homes, betrayal, black african american, brother, courage,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: homes, christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Forgotten Gifts
She sat in her little cottage
Her ears tuned
Her body alive
Waiting for that knock on the door
Anytime now
She pulled back the frilly curtains
And peered out at...

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Categories: homes, giving, poetry,
Form: Narrative
You see us everywhere you go
Every corner of your street house our offspring
Every bridge in your city has become our refugee camp
We are the people...

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Categories: homes, morning, poverty, rain, storm, sunshine,
Form: Free verse
Flying Over Vietnam, 1974
I flew,
a modern man in a steel bird,
with all the arrogance of
ancient Icarus, but my wings
did not melt nor I swoon.

I flew high, very, very...

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Categories: homes, allusion, conflict, loss, remember, sad, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hard Work
Laughter drifts through the house, has been such a while
Debate filters in, from the kids in the kitchen
The rafters are rattled with two strong...

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Categories: homes, family, grief, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Mother

“The True Mother”

What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: homes, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Day is Done
Whispers of sunset
     Carry on wings of evening birds
     Rising moon awaits wolfs’ howls

Sundown serenade

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Categories: homes, inspirational
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Leprechauns, Fairies & All That I Need
Way back in the woods all nestled away
I found the place where Leprechauns play

To find the place I had to first find the door
Keeping it...

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Categories: homes, adventure, devotion, fantasy, love, wifeplaces,
Form: Couplet
Swallow Whole The Moon
With mouth open wide
I swallow whole the moon
hoping to feel the tides
deep within the womb
of my feminine side
allow this man to bloom.
Pregnant with ideas
I am...

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Categories: homes, imagery, nature, poetry,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Hell's Hospitality
The sun cries for us, its heat fades away
snowflakes sprinkle round its orbit, yet go unmelted
it feels like evening, but its yet noon
time never changes...

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Categories: homes, africa, anger, corruption, culture, life, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member There Is Blue
There, behind the deadly crunch of time, 
beneath each thieving hour,
and there, beyond the treacherous kiss of entropy... 
there is blue. 

Up up, above each...

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Categories: homes, color,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prayer for the Bahamas
With broken hearts we turn to You
Our tears cannot help those in need
To countless souls we bid adieu
And hope You listen as we plead

Bahamians need...

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Categories: homes, faith, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Girl From Darfur
I can show you where the brimstone sun has no remorse,
and where devils on horseback, have burned our homes, have pillaged our farms.
A killing spree,...

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Categories: homes, death, holocaust, horror, sad, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member seasonal guests
plucked from frozen hills

evergreen scents fill our homes...

     lights flicker with joy

*Entry for Andrea's "Haiku Me a Christmas Tree" contest...

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Categories: homes, happiness, holiday
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Lotsa Limericks - It Couldn't be Verse
		1. Big Brother
Big Brother's protecting his mice
with a secret eavesdropping device.
          If you hang up the...

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Categories: homes, america, society,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Rail Ties That Bind
A little girl
She comes to a land of ghosts
Almost empty streets
She wonders
Where are all the people
No one here looks like her
Within her heart
Emotions stir

It is...

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Categories: homes, care, death, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Mountains of my country
Just drop once, when you happen to go by.

A tale they may count, mountains of my country;
Of paradise invaded and forests destroyed,
Of vessels adrift and...

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Categories: homes, appreciation, best friend, blessing, dedication, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Revel Joyfully
It was on a cold night in Bethlehem that hope was born
A babe lay in a manger as angels sang joyfully
Above the nativity a star...

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Categories: homes, happiness, holiday, upliftingnight, birth, day, future,
Form: Sestina