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

Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: hosted, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member To My Granddaughter

I look and ponder, watch you grow in haste
Explore with wonder, new experience taste
No fear encountered as you learn the ropes 
Your sails adjusting, full...

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Categories: hosted, grandchild, light, trust,
Form: Sonnet
Tell It To The Rain
Like the cloud, I am collecting the moisture in memory,
Soaking up the solitude, I have been alone in misery.
Feeling full on failure, droplet wall builds...

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Categories: hosted, hurt, rain, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Strangely Beautiful
If moonbeams’ fickle shadow-plays collude
with tousled sheets to take the shape of you,
And silent sighing pillow-tops exude
your scent, how do I see the night-time through?

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Categories: hosted, absence, beautiful, lonely, longing, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Little Miss Spring
They say it's a time to slip in the mud, and begin anew.
Kick off the dust of yester ...

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Categories: hosted, adventure, appreciation, beauty, crazy, funny, happiness,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: hosted, holiday
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Beautiful Mystery
Beautiful Mystery (English Sonnet)

I heard the roaring from amongst the trees
as sheeted water tumbled from up high
a place where nature lay in blissful peace
exhaling fragrant...

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Categories: hosted, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Sidney Snoozer

Here lies Sidney Snoozer, a lover of sleep, 

His last nap eternal – relaxed, six foot deep. 

For Epitaph Contest 2
Hosted by Jesse Rowe

© 15th...

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Categories: hosted, death, funny,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Everyday is Beautiful
Everyday is beautiful, son,
and no that's not being optimistic.
You're here - you're alive - with one more day on your plate.
That's just being realistic.

Tuesdays are...

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Categories: hosted, appreciation, cheer up, children, happiness, humanity,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Where Freedom Finds the Fire
You'll find it in the crimson eyes
of a throwaway photo somehow frozen in time.
When the past painted us like demons
with secret fury.
And you'll find it...

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Categories: hosted, allegory, analogy, beauty, deep, fire, freedom,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member A Child's Prayer
Clutched tight to my chest, the doll smiles lifelessly
sending vacant stares down the darkened hall.
A solitary line of pink light sneaks through a crack in...

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Categories: hosted, bereavement, child, heartbreak, loss, mother, mother
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Element Water
It took place shortly after   and the stage was set
before words      before ink     ...

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Categories: hosted, allegory, allusion, bible, deep, religious, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tomb of Ancient Bloom
Take me to the place where the aromatic fragrance
threatens to envelop our obelisks glorifying death;
to the place where the seraphim of old long to steal...

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Categories: hosted, appreciation, beauty, devotion, emotions, feelings, first
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Man and Woman

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Categories: hosted, body, poems, woman, women, write, writing,
Form: Concrete
Tribute to Charmaine Chircop
 If tonight I could paint a moonlight

sprinkle it with endless love and childlike magic

sail away with you across an azure sea 

on a vessel...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hosted, beauty, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Water Haiku
the village pump-
in a gurgle
my childhood  

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Contest hosted by Mick Talbot 


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Categories: hosted, remember, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Six-Word Couplet Series
Pumpkin turns carriage
Prince offers marriage 

The Elves and the Shoemaker
Business lacks clout
Shorties help out

Scaling her tresses 
Young prince impresses

The Three Little Pigs
Wolfie wants bacon

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Categories: hosted, fairy, fantasy, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Christmas

The bells are calling as the snowflakes fall
Illuminations twinkle with delight
A goodwill message sent to one and all
The joys of Christmas fill this festive night.


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Categories: hosted, christmas,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Pearls of Wisdom

When it is time for me to pass away
I’ll pack and leave; I dare not overstay.
But ere I drift out slowly with the tide
I’d wish...

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Categories: hosted, giving, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Wait for You

I have been counting all the days
Till your return, then we’ll embrace
Where flowers bloom beside the stream. 
With beating heart and eyes that gleam
I would...

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Categories: hosted, seasons,
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: hosted, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
You can see him now, dirty as a horse
that slipped in the mud, planting petunias
with that infamous shamrock thumb

(Irish from his Pop   ...

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Categories: hosted, adventure, crazy, cute love, fun, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Optimistic Orange
It is the fragrant peel of Florida's fruit that comes in convenient slices.
The savory citrus that packs a punch - to my tongue it simply...

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Categories: hosted, appreciation, beauty, image, introspection,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Summer Nights in the South
Summer Nights in the South

Green fireflies blink in the quiet of night

and our sleeping old dog heaves a sigh.

Dreaming, she sprints through a youthful blue...

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Categories: hosted, america, august, beautiful, bird, earth, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Five Letter Words
Often women dream about famed lover sweet
While stars shine above mused quiet meets
Coded notes given neath party arbor
Eager hands which cause fresh ardor
These alter truth...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hosted, desire, dream, feelings, relationship, success, truth,
Form: Rhyme