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Best Host Poems

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

Premium Member The gilded leaves of autumn sigh
When fleeting storm said goodbye
The darkened sky detected a lie
Besting clouds her thoughts host
Drenching doubts that block riposte.

As the cobalt sky and ocean meet
On the...

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Categories: host, autumn, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: host, absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Clerihew Soup
I tell you I like, that Wayland a bunch
He'd be the guy, to be there in a crunch
Not afraid of humor, he paves the way

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Categories: host, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Peacocks and Predators

The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...

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Categories: host, animal, identity,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: host, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Big Fat NA Morning
Well I wrote some lines, took a long, long time,
Got the metre right, polished up my rhyme,
Used some simile, used some metaphor, 
Used some words...

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Categories: host, fun, funny, humor, humorous, murder, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member After the Storm

in the 
of your sad thoughts
behind louvered blinds
till pain wanes…then
wipe away
your tears:

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

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Categories: host, emotions,
Form: Ninette
Premium Member The Words That flow Through My Pen
Sometimes, life has no reason unlike the seasons
It aimlessly drifts with the wind
We find ourselves in places of unfamiliar faces
Bathing in the shadows of sin

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Categories: host, introspection, life, on writing and wordsday,
Form: Free verse
The Blood Stained Bridge
Into the timeless wood he fled, running from the night
While demons of his past gave chase beneath the pale moonlight
The man dressed in soiled rags,...

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Categories: host, allegory,
Form: Heroic Couplets
The Lady Of The House
It’s siesta, yet one can hear from the second floor of the house the animated sharing of juicy news some visitors have brought to the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: host, abuse, analogy, black african american, society,
Form: Haibun
The widow, dressed in glossy black,	
glides from the shadows at the back.	
A veil lies slack across her face	
to mask the grief her features lack.	

Possessed of...

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Categories: host, assonance, bereavement, dark, death, funeral, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
God is Love
Love is an authority.
It dictates choice and consequence
and joins together all the wayward lamenters
who grieve at their loss of purity.

Love is an actuality.
It breathes new...

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Categories: host, lost love, lovelove,
Form: Free verse
I'm near cuckoo
This Monday blue
A day not eas'ly recommended
for making sense
I'm way too tense
And hung-over to comprehend it
My mind's on the bend
my imaginary friends

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Categories: host, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The First Bloom
You wonder why, my love
These memories flitter in the hallways of my mind
Knocking on the door
of every room
Where I’ve hung
Do not Disturb Signs
For I don’t...

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Categories: host, flower, sensual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Where Do I Go Duet
(Female)  O' Lord where do I go
Just what will I see
And when will I know
What truth means to me

Male)  To who can I...

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Categories: host, religious, song, spiritual,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas
Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss
Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas

I walk mountain storm, step out to cut deep its edge
forever tempting that fall from...

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Categories: host, art, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, raven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Iridescent Allure
a host of wild flowers vying for attention...
in vain I search for elusive love

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Categories: host, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss Collaboration with Robert J Lindley
Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss 
Collaboration with Robert J. Lindley 

I walk mountain storm, step out to cut deep its edge
forever tempting...

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Categories: host, dark, death, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Playground
We are all in the devil's playground, 
now watch as I breach over and hold on to God's hand real tight. 

#1. The underground is...

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Categories: host, corruption, dance, evil,
Form: Monoku
I Sail This Ship Alone
As the last opalescent glow of sunset

fades away

I sail this ship alone

towards a crimson horizon

over a starlit sea

to the soft lapping of waves

which lullaby my...

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Categories: host, journey, ocean, daffodils, , Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Country Angel


He came dressed in clean pressed jeans
A leather vest and a matching leather hat 
Though he was someone we'd never seen
No one seemed...

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Categories: host, hope, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jan Allison
Jan Allison

There is a great gal on our ‘Soup’
Renowned in our poetry group
She’s ready to show
How our poems glow
With comments that give us the scoop.


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Categories: host, appreciation, friend, poetess,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Cut
A country yearns industry
from assiduous minds revolutionary,
cities conceived with mind set and skill
yet lay insipid in the body of Britannia
those in need of life’s blood,

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Categories: host, inspirational, memorial,
Form: Free verse
Affliction of Assyria
The sun had grown dark on that fearful day
When Rabshakah, the Assyrian entered the fray;
Their armor and weapons glittered like gold
As they surged ’cross the...

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Categories: host, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Sugar Shack
My love, please take me back
To your sweet sugar shack 
Sitting on the soft sand beach
Paradise is within reach

Rolling waves crest, so dreamy
Briny air, wafting...

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Categories: host, ocean, paradise, passion,
Form: Rhyme