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Best House Poems

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


Premium Member House On Memory Lane
Feeling nostalgic, I went back home
To a house on Memory Lane
A sentimental trip, through the years that have flown
To a three bedroom, small white, wood...

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Categories: house, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
as we look at it now,  with time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown..
and where once...

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Categories: autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: house, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: house, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: house, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: house, appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: house, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: house, life,
Form: Verse
For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: house, lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POOR PETER PUMPKIN
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.

The farmer said that he was going to...

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Categories: house, fantasy, halloween, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Military Tunic
~Homeless~

A lost guardian angel, sitting on the edge of everything 
I push my shopping cart along the cracks of destiny  
My house sits on...

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Categories: house, memorial day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: house, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: house, community, funny, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: house, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: house, desire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
A Concrete Snowman
                        ...

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Categories: house, children, fun, snow, winter,
Form: Concrete
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: house, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Desperate Housewife - in limerick form
A desperate housewife I knew
had such mundane housework to do.
Being so tired of it,
she decided to quit.
Then off to Las Vegas she flew.

Having always been...

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Categories: house, adventure, wife,
Form: Limerick
this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: house, angst, confusion, introspection, life, loss, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Winter Wonderland
~  My favorite Thanksgiving memory was, quite simply, a walk at my grandparents house - I'll never forget how nature spoke to me that...

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Categories: house, appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I learn to live with the silence
I learn to live
with the silence.
Thoughts echo
in the empty house.

I transform your room
into my space,
place
candles and shells
on the windowsill. 
Your books are still
on the shelves...

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Categories: house, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: house, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Man
Old man


he lived over there
in a house of dreams
		                ...

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Categories: house, art, beautiful, child, mystery, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Day She Disappeared
A collaboration between Paul Callus & Carolyn Devonshire
 
Where were you when she disappeared?
Is the moment caught in your mind?
Were you nervous as the day...

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Categories: house, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: house, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain