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Best Horizontally Poems

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


Emo Girl Explains Why She Cut
My picture of pain,
Exists with a slight twist,
I place a sharp razor on my wrist,
Dragging it vertically and horizontally I make slits,
Feeling the urge after...

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Categories: horizontally, addiction, dark, deep, depression, emo, emotions,
Form: Narrative



SEVENTH

Soothing ordinal number, satisfying one’s needs,
End of one’s endeavor, a completion of a week;
Valuable quantity on spiritual event like Jesus’ words on the cross,
Even church...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, success,
Form: Acrostic
Striving for Political Correctness
Striving for Political Correctness

By Elton Camp

It would just be the end
If by words we do offend.
There’s the devil to be paid
If we call a spade...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, funnypeople, people,
Form: Rhyme
Love Song
Here’s what I’m thinking now 
at the end of the world: 

There are no atheists in foxholes— 
no theists in politics. 
If knowledge is power,...

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Categories: horizontally, angst, confusion, death, depression, devotion, funny,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Wild Roses in Ice
Wild Roses in Ice

At the 
very edge
of a
frozen pond
during 
the
ice-cold 
Winter
deep
in an
old
country 
forest—
unbelievably
I gaze upon
three
wild roses
frozen
in a 
block
of ice
as part
of the
larger
ice flow.

These
roses
at the
pond’s
very edge
are
rosy-red
radiant
beautiful
and even
redolent
although
encased
they...

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Categories: horizontally, allegory, beautiful, imagery, metaphor, nature, symbolism,
Form: Free verse



HER MAJESTY
English oak tree, named Quercus robur; though known as Her Majesty now
Named Majesty of the Woods; etiquette requires in my presence one must bow
Growing my...

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Categories: horizontally, age, old, tree,
Form: Personification
We Must Strive for Political Correctness
By Elton Camp

It would just be the end
If by words we do offend.

There’s the devil to be paid
If we call a spade a spade.

“Vertically challenged”...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, humor,
Form: Rhyme
My Little Donation
The Red Cross tells me there is nothing to fear, and no harm.
However, they are sticking an awfully big needle into my arm.
This organization is...

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Categories: horizontally, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fantasia Erotica II: My Infatuation Of You
Your body smiles at me
so let me reciprocate the inviting gesture
with the natural gifts of arousing pleasures
well presented in erotic packages.

My curiosity is unfairly punished
by...

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Categories: horizontally, adventure, love, lust, romance, romantic, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Jungle to Jungle
                        ...

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Categories: horizontally, humanity, nature,
Form: Haibun
In Winter
Stillness sweeps horizontally, then
Swells vertically. It is zero below
South wind meshes with north wind; it
Sends us clamoring for feathers of goose, we're 
Secluded in layers....

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Categories: horizontally, home, life, longing, miracle, together, weather,
Form: Light Verse
Independence Day
How did America declare its independence day, 
A successful war which gained America's freedom against England. 
A war fought with sacrifice. It conquered it's freedom...

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Categories: horizontally, dedication, firework, freedom, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hard Core Bliss
Just the awe of your charismatic sexual looks makes
the down part of me wanting to possess 
and build a park beneath your fleshy covering.
My Junior’s...

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Categories: horizontally, emotions, feelings, love, magic, romantic, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Butt Man
A boob man I could be.
Yours do titillate me,  
so jiggly and bouncy. 
The two of them and me,
a love triangle we.

But your butt's...

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© John Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, girlfriend-boyfriend, me,
Form: Monorhyme
Checkmate
Pawn
You've been a peon, lowly pawn your whole life
Never amounted to much,
nothing much ever went right
Grew up dirt piss poor,
never knew the reason why
you were...

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Categories: horizontally, allegory, allusion, life, metaphor, truth,
Form: Alliteration
Couch Potato

The Potato expanded to fit the Couch,
Bathing in the light of the God of Radiation,
A many hued attack on whatever senses remained.

Froth overflowing from his...

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Categories: horizontally, corruption, dark, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Bad Weather
Shes got the warmth of the sun
in her soul
her  lips are so 
kissable
deep in her eyes are galaxies
that will leave you lost
in fantasies

but now...

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Categories: horizontally, conflict, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Sexual Employee
            Sexual Employee

It clocked in at 7:02 am
No orifice in sight
Placed the time card...

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Categories: horizontally, business, creation, image, life, mystery, technology,
Form: Didactic
Poverty
8/8/16


Always grew up in poverty
Moms rented the space and property

At times we struggled and seeing her in pain always bothered me
Honestly

I thought about doing robberies
Because...

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Categories: horizontally, poetry, rap, word play, words, work,
Form: Rhyme
The Railway
Vertically they have gone to see the horizon
dividing into two parallel paths of iron and stone
nor to return or to encounter
sometimes, only crease cross
to pass...

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Categories: horizontally, abuse, allah, art, baby, bangla, corruption,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Time's EcoConsciousness
Ecotherapy,
including permaculture design's care of
Self,
Other,
Earth,
as three faces of Eve's Gaia Goddess holonic trinity,
transmillennially emerges an intricately interdependent paradigm--
clinical as natural socioeconomic cooperation's
Positive Deviance Psychology.

Transmillennial regenerators...

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Categories: horizontally, earth, math, nature, philosophy, science, time,
Form: Free verse
Fantasy trip
When without umbrella 
it poured mind wandered

how if it rained horizontally
it would rain as a blanket above 
and not stagnate to breed bacteria 
no spoiling...

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Categories: horizontally, fantasyfarm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Terrorists
T  HERE
E  VERYWHERE
R  APING FREEDOM
R  UINING THE LIVES OF
O  F
R  EALLY 
I   NNOCENT PEOPLE
S  AVAGELY
T ...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, life, people, political, sad, war
Form: Acrostic
Are Ya Lishning To Me
-
After two Pints of Guinness an old uncle of mine in the West of Ireland would 
become very cantankerous. When he went into a bar...

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© Ian Foley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horizontally, funnyme, me, sick,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Alaskan Pipeline
The Alaskan Pipeline

1968 confirmed the year 
Of discovery by Humble Oil
To North America’s largest oil field,
On the North Slope of the Brooks Range,
A west to...

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Categories: horizontally, education, environment, history, technology, tribute, usa,
Form: Verse