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Best Homey Poems

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


Premium Member Sight, Sound and Scent



When I think of the bygone Christmas
images that come to my mind are
candy canes, cookies and popcorn strands
adorning the Christmas tree. 
The popcorn strands are...

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Categories: homey, christmas, holiday,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Nomen Global Style
Nomen global style, Nomen style 

1.  I’m in this school because I’m learning real English.
    I’m walking down the hallway and...

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Categories: homey, school,
Form: Lyric
More Room For My Stuff
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...

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Categories: homey, home, irony, work,
Form: Grook
Premium Member I Picked Connie Marcum Wong


A fellow islander, here in the State of Hawaii
Plain common folks in touch with its aina (land)
Noticed by many soupers long before this tadpole swam...

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Categories: homey, allegory, angel, character, friend, meaningful,
Form: Narrative
MAWU AMONGST STARS
As a perfect scar, is the morning star,
illumed as Hemera asleep and dreamy
upon the breasts of Nyx, cold and homey,
staring, so stoic in gaze, perfect...

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Categories: homey, beauty, magic, memory,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Loneliness Down By the Lake
Saturated in the mist found by the pond, 
of this scenery I used to be so fond-
The lake is covered in chartreuse moss, 
and I...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, loneliness, lost love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Miss Priscilla
Disheveled hair, wiry and gray
 an old lady hovered past my house each day.
I ignored her when she passed by
 wondering what possessed her as...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, animal, cat,
Form: Rhyme
Pour Love
Pour love everywhere
Veer fairy lilies gently
Thrilling spring’s beauty

Plant white carnation
Daisies are chanting “Holy”
Freeing harmony

Pour love everywhere
Palm branches cuddle lily
Wine is spring’s honey 

Plant dwarf gladiolus
A...

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Categories: homey, sea, seasonslove,
Form: Haiku
SWAGGER DAGGERS---Hooked On Ebonics, VOL 1
*written for Verlena's Contest "EBONICS, Let's Do Some Slang"


SHAWTY,

Yir' boy fin' ta' told ya' bout some lessons in what the Man call Ebonics.
Cus' I gots'...

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Categories: homey, africa, america, basketball, crazy, fun, giggle,
Form: Free verse
The House That God Built
THE HOUSE THAT GOD BUILT				2/22/03




My soul resides in the house that God built, 
it was placed there with no shame, no worries, no guilt.

As long...

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© Ida Igess  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, faithfather, house, god, father, god, house,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Milbank my home
Leaving my home in the city
Gray lonely,and faceless
When the sun did shine
We'd run to the corner of 166
By Moes candy store
And jump into our neighborhood...

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Categories: homey, childhood, daffodils, dedication, growing up, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
ten mile universe
thirteen year old boy 
south central 
stagnating pond 
in a ten mile universe 

he had dreams 
aspirations 
knew there was more 
education, it propels 
he...

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Categories: homey, life, universe,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Freshly Dug Grave
Pines release their yellow pollen
Gold coats all surfaces
Unaware of the freshly grave dug
Sadness family faces

A lovely spring day for some gathered
Rain clouds for others there
Standing...

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Categories: homey, death,
Form: Rhyme
A Christmas Poem
A CHRISTMAS POEM
Scattered floors with scarlet wraps,
A sturdy, firm, Christmas tree. 
The smell of pinecones fill the air
As I search for you and me.

I’m looking...

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© Amy Kong  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, appreciation, care, change, christmas, feelings, smile,
Form: ABC
My Brother, My Friend
I followed you around when we were young
I worshiped you; your praises I sung
You were so much older and wiser and right
You were my north...

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© Lena Pate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, brother, childhood, dedication, familyme, day, me,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member LIKE DUSK'S MONTAGE


Fragments of dusk, like a montage
The pagoda of trees
Nocturnal smiles and whispering;
Are caught up in the breeze.

Then a young star rises above
Her fingers warmly crown…
Dusk...

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Categories: homey, image, night,
Form: Rhyme
Real friends
They are like night and day
Always there,
Even when not seen, I know they’ll be here
Treat me like a brother, oh how much they care
How many...

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Categories: homey, appreciation, blessing, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
The Silliness
Homey eyes of peasant stew
A cozy-colored mossy mew
Stony cottage, snowcheeks bleu
The forest fins for frosted fruits.

The warmest thought speaks crumbly bread
A partridge purr puffs through...

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© Thump Drag  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, fruit, language, love, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Child's Christmas
Sight, Sound and Scent	



When I think of the bygone Christmas
Images that come to my mind are
Candy canes, cookies and popcorn strands
Adorning the Christmas tree. 
The...

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Categories: homey, celebration, childhood, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member White dove, Cowbird, and the Crocodile
Long ago a cowbird was raised in a white doves beautiful nest.
But there became a time when together the chicks no longer fit.
The cowbird came...

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Categories: homey, adventure, allegory, faith, family, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ---midnight horizon
midnight horizon 
trees move like finger puppets
stars pinwheel golden
death looms in homey shadows 
like worms writhing in a tomb 



*Van Gogh Starry, Starry Night...

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Categories: homey, nature
Form: ekphrasis
A COMMON STORY
Dark into its den submissively shrinking
Twinkle came in triumphantly invading
Long waited glister the world tendering 
There comes at last the blissful morning

The big tree just...

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Categories: homey, familyworld, tree, day, tree,
Form: I do not know?
Hommie, Lover, Friend
Homey, Lover, Friend

Every night I sit and wait
My heart jumps from the
Sounds made from the gate
When opened from across the street.

Any moment I’ll hear a...

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Categories: homey, friendship, lost love, love, sad, me,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member In My Doll House
It's not about me,i know
You're just being polite.
It's not about you,
As i've been told,
You've never been right
In my doll house.

It's not about myself
My superior intelligence
Not...

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Categories: homey, romantic, time, vanity,
Form: Verse
Faraway Footsteps
Faraway Footsteps

How present
This past
Called memory

Hollow sole dragging
Hobnail boots
Caked with crud
Mud
And oil
Atop the landing
"Drop them greasy clothes"
Came the sometimes loving voice
The sometimes malevolent voice
But always his...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homey, growing up,
Form: Prose Poetry