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Best Housebound Poems

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

Premium Member HOUSEBOUND

my god! i‘m housebound
another sip of coffee
outside?      Imagine 
it’s fourteen below zero
I’m tiptoeing through the snow

squirrels are watching me
birds with...

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Categories: housebound, snow,
Form: Tanka

Premium Member Housebound

Gotta get out and enjoy the outside
Housebound am I like I've curled up and died
Need interaction
Is this overreaction
Is it just me or am I on...

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Categories: housebound, winter,
Form: Limerick
My Hero
He lies beneath the knife today,
his sweet old heart growing weaker.
It has made him sad and housebound,
no longer the merry, cheery seeker.

He is everything in...

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Categories: housebound, devotion, heart, sweet, heart, me, sweet,
Form: Verse

              Wild birds our sages;

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Categories: housebound, bird, community, loneliness, prison,
Form: Alexandrine
Late Spring
Spring struggles to break winters hold
on its timely season onset.
The latent buds are reluctant
to sprout their protuberances;
robins haw vocal notes of song
while perched on stark...

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Categories: housebound, seasons,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Fishermen's Lament
Angrily, rain enfolds the insular rise of lawn undulating. 
Anglers dream, envious fishermen, inside looking out urging 

apostles, who elope within imaginary onslaughts, hooked unburdening's.

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Categories: housebound, adventure, dream, humorous, husband,
Form: Verse
Alternate Schedule
From days start till end
Loud housebound kids cause concern
Your dreams undisturbed...

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Categories: housebound, children, for her, sleep,
Form: Haiku
Why Is It So Hard To Be Happy
Why is it so hard to be happy
But so easy to be sad?
When I see how people treat each other
Sometimes it makes me so mad


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Categories: housebound, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beautiful Winter
I remember the snows of my childhood
Bringing beauty beyond compare
And also how hard it was to breathe in
Mouthfuls of that cold frigid air.

Galoshes and scarves...

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Categories: housebound, nostalgia
Form: Rhyme
A cats life

What will they do now, I am a very ill old cat,

I am Much loved, part of the family, so proud,

Gone off my food, lost...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housebound, animal, bereavement, cat, grief, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Oak Grove-
I fell back into the spaces among the living,
for the dead held no place for me.
I do not wish for death,
although I walk between the...

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Categories: housebound, angst, bereavement, body, courage, dark, emotions,
Form: Prose
I got drunk on your love
You made me
feel a little giddy
and act a little silly
I could hardly walk
and I stammered when I did talk
I fell...

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Categories: housebound, baby, black african american, boyfriend, break
Form: Ballad
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Imagine you’re a woman, with a mind
as trained, acute and fertile as exists.
Imagine that your erudite, refined
creations top each year’s best-seller lists.

You write in English,...

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Categories: housebound, love, , cute,
Form: Quatrain
Wimpole Street, Part 5 of 7
The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Imagine you’re a woman, with a mind
as trained, acute and fertile as exists.
Imagine that your erudite, refined
creations top each year’s best-seller...

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Categories: housebound, london, , cute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Deep Freeze
The weather became bitter cold today
And housebound I will stay
I went out to try and start the car
It's winter's coldest day by far.

Colder than the...

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Categories: housebound, nature, places, day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Violette Poem-Nature's Design
Violette Poem-Nature’s Design

Some folks like cold weather.
Want the warm air, never.
Could have snow forever.
Wintertime kind.

A snowstorm is outside,
covering countrywide.
Go have a fun sleigh ride.
Oh no,...

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Categories: housebound, snow, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Day Slips Away
I let the day slip away
  unmarked time in my older years at play.
Gray cast single clouded sky
  reaped restless winds their chill...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housebound, age, day, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
domestic landscape
Domestic Landscape

There used to be many small farms or homesteads around
Here where I live, they are abandoned now,
Except for some wretched relics unable to move,...

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Categories: housebound, absence,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Snow Storm
snow storm
whirling, twirling
a few snowflakes at first,
she starts out so unassuming,
within an hour, snow is on the ground.
school is cancelled, children laugh
snow plow activity
housebound, hot...

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Categories: housebound, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rictameter
Whit wet Vetted Splendour
Whit wet Vetted Splendour...

Pervaded mounded jeweled ground
gunmetal sky incessantly
pelted and did pound
asper staccato round

arhythmic, emphatic, melodic sound
to this clown,
who felt housebound
as precipitation reigned down.

steady rain...

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Categories: housebound, absence, adventure, analogy, death, grave, lost,
Form: Free verse
Fancy That
Cold steady April rain
Housebound huddled captive
Grey and somber is the day
And like myself inactive
So I sit composing verse
Forcing words, imposing, terse
To conjure feelings so inscribed

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Categories: housebound, introspection, nature, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slouching Towards Oblivion
When she moves, one foot turns inwards,
Because the ankle is weak,
And won't go forwards,
It is as though it flinches
From a shoe that pinches,
But the ankle...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: housebound, age, caregiving, health, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unusual Circumstances
what's different about my days? not a walk in the park
but a gallop around the block, grand
boys in tow, towing me. picking me
wildflowers. we have...

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Categories: housebound, books, children, flower,
Form: Free verse