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Best Hosts Poems

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


Her Requiem
Within her frail shell, death abides
through the final hours, I remain by her side
fearing a forsaken place of webs that lie in rows
of haggard fields...

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Categories: hosts, death, faith, mother,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Sea of Love
While whispers shush on sheltered shores, as soon the cockcrow quakes,
the seas descry a skittish sky, sense summer zephyrs wake  –
roused passions neath the...

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Categories: hosts, love, love hurts, sea,
Form: Rhyme
A Bohemian Maze of True Evil
Once so loyal and always true the gargoyles watch everything now
During their stony slumbers with their careful one-eyed open view,
As evil red-eyed demons rain down...

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Categories: hosts, creation, dark, evil, god, heaven, mother
Form: Narrative
Great Barrier Reef
Pacific beauty, garland of shimmering pastels  
Textures and colors astound, deep in your ocean heart 
Your court is larger than any kingdom on Earth...

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Categories: hosts, adventure, beauty, ocean,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Millionaire's Club
Limousines cruised the circle, like vultures of prey,
stopping, ejecting their catch of the day

We watched from a hillside, a vast world away

Through the trees, down...

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Categories: hosts, culture, happiness, introspection, money,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Ghosts of Gettysburg
This sacred soil that once resounded with the musket's rattle,
Imbued with mingled blood of Blue and Gray spilt in brutal battle,
Now stands serene with only...

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Categories: hosts, historymen,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tears of Soulful Joy
The weeping of souls and Heavenly joy abounds
Succumb to the raptures of that moisture upon a cheek
Transcendental souls speak their own language of tears
We are...

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Categories: hosts, emotions, love, romantic, soulmate,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano




"Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano"



Kisses long linger warm lips tasted intense
so sweet like cured Valencia Oranges
lips liquored triple sec not dry drunk on love
softly...

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Categories: hosts, dream, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
LONELINESS
LONELINESS

The lonely person walks unnoticed
with unfocused eye and unsteady step,
failing to keep pace with the crowd.

An approach of reliance to everything,
like a crutch under the...

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Categories: hosts, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Once Upon A Time In Wharfedale
When winter’s end is imminent and springtime soon becoming
blackbird and thrush in noble song bumble bee busily humming.
Scent of air fondles the hazy morning scattered...

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Categories: hosts, environment, nature, peace,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member I Can't Write
This is a parody of "I can't Dance." by Genesis.


Metaphor junkies
spewing their dung
actin all holy
like they've written in tounges...

Can anybody
interpret that (Bleep)
explain the poems meaning
with...

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Categories: hosts, anti bullying, funny, humor, parody,
Form: Lyric
A Pirates life for me- for contest

Here we are in 1650, which is ten minutes to five
swing the wheel to the West, which is left,
put your sun cream away, man the...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hosts, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Ballroom Delights
Ballroom Delights

We are swept in the whirl of gowns twirling around
In the glow of glass lights shining down from each wall
While I dance with his...

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Categories: hosts, beautiful, dance, happiness,
Form: Verse
Premium Member JOURNEY COMPANIONS: THE FRIEND SONNETS PART II
HEROES

Near somber guards, units of children heap 
dead leaves, naive to any else fallen.
Friend, you chuckle, but your posture speaks
of duty on this day of...

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Categories: hosts, friend, hero, places, poetry, integrity, ,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Urban Jungle
The Urban Jungle
Where trees once stood, oh so proud
Now a tower, hosts a crowd
In a place, where water flowed
Now a lawn freshly mowed
Once a cry...

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© Roger Page  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hosts,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Spirit
     "Christmas Spirit"
(Christmas Day in Italian Culture)



as a snowy blanket of white caresses in Winter's glow
and frosty icicles kiss windowpanes in...

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Categories: hosts, holiday, christmas, music, celebration, children, christmas,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member ONLY HEALTH AND JOY
ONLY HEALTH AND JOY

I believe You Father God is in control.

Tell me more...
I want to know what else You want me to do;
I want to...

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Categories: hosts, character, desire, god, journey, life, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Stagecoach
I took my periodic stroll through the local antique store today.
There were the usual horse collars, clocks and various sundries on display.
Havin' no need fer...

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Categories: hosts, cowboy-western, old, horse, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lady Kathleen
She crossed a wide ocean, during war times, in danger
A life of adventure, of courage, of fear
Yet, nothing reveals the hint of the years
that have...

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Categories: hosts, friend, history, people,
Form: Epic
Premium Member My Venerable Dad - memory snippet on Fathers Day
Lucky day!   Father McShane was on the altar.
I knelt in gratitude, in silent applause.

He said mass faster than the lead car in a...

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Categories: hosts, father, father, father,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Glorious Alchemy
Silent Shadows On the Snow


Night's silent shadows softly fall
     from moonlight's muted, mellow glow,
that shroud the land with sunless shawls
 ...

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Categories: hosts, moon, night, winter, word play,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Unchained - 'Memories' 8 - Final
Memories Episode 8 - The Final Episode 
… continued from ‘Amnesia’ - (Memories Episode 7) 

But first things first - my nurse has something to...

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Categories: hosts, absence, anxiety, depression, happiness,
Form: Dramatic Verse
God Is Our Refuge
God is our refuge and strength,
 in a time of trouble.
He's there to pick me up...
 when I fall and stumble.

I will not fear, though...

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Categories: hosts, devotion, faith, happiness, hope, inspirational, life,
Form: Rhyme
Gay Aliens
Gay Aliens


We are gay aliens
We come in peace

We traveled inconspicuously
to your world through intergalactic
pods or wombs

Our host who nurtured us
had the wisdom to know
that we...

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© Mel Brake  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hosts, faith, hope, humorous, pain, pride,
Form: Free verse
Maroon boy, you must go home now
Maroon boy, you must go home now
Go walk naked in your tropic sun
And scan the bush for the wild sow
And test your youth in the...

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Categories: hosts, nature
Form: Verse