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Best Household Poems

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

Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: household, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I am Alive
For the most part I’m 
still getting around 
I may not have time
to myself 

I love my parents 
and they have been 
fighting their own

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Categories: household, dad, family, love, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: household, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,
Form: Quatrain
A Little Piece of Paradise
A Little Piece of Paradise

An Eden-like orangery, her secret place for refreshing reverie,
a haven, from an abusive marriage, where her body and mind are free.

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Categories: household, abuse, emotions, freedom, longing, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Old Jack The Halloween Scrooge
   Old Jack hated Halloween night.
The constant ringing of his doorbell
he didn't like. So he turned off his
household lights.
   His wife...

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Categories: household, halloween, happiness, heart, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member THE STAR OF DAVID


                The Star...

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Categories: household, how i feel, image, jewish,
Form: I do not know?
AChristmas Story
Christmas Eve in the Gardner household
With mum’s prep for next day going well,
When her two boys, 9 and 7, began to fight
And Mike, her oldest,...

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Categories: household, holidaybrother, brother,
Form: Quatrain
He stood and aimlessly watched the parade of patrons and volunteers that wandered daily past his kennel.  All so familiar, so ordinary.  Just...

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Categories: household, animal, care, dog, friendship, hope, joy,
Form: Narrative
Cessation the love
Household has been scattered
When love lost

Humming in the community
Malicious gossip in the society
Disorder in the society
Degrading the society
Society has been scattered
When love lost


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Categories: household, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, age, allegory,
Form: Epic
It's used as an afterthought, fattening festive 
arrangements for Mother's Day, Easter, 
someone's birthday.  An underrated vine,
enhancing center-stage flowers whose star-power 
doesn't wear well. It's...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: household, friendshipeaster, cousin,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Before Dementia's Final Assault
On his last day home,
Dad went around talking to
familiar household objects.
Mom said he seemed to
be telling his life goodbye,
knowing he'd not return home.

Written by Andrea...

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Categories: household, life, loss,
Form: Sedoka
I Am From No Set Label
I am from country living and bareback riding
But you wouldn't know that 'cause i keep hiding
I look like I'm gothic but i really don't bite

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Categories: household, depression, life, slam, teenme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Puppy Love at 55: Dedicated to Lady L
 Puppy Love at 55
When I am wise, I’ll turn to puppy love
With generous doses of truth and innocence, almost no shame …
“Her be my...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: household, children, divorce, for her, funny love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One - a short story from my memoir
Each year as Christmas rolls around, as I buckle under the pressure and stress of shopping for gifts for people that already  have everything,...

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Categories: household, christmas, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Monday Funday
Monday morning and it's not boring,
freedom from husbands snoring.
Alarm clock rings, he's off to work,
I sip my coffee with a satisfied smirk.
The sun comes up...

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Categories: household, home, mom, mother, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A homeless bride-w
I shall daily visit the beauty parlor
And make myself beautiful for you.
I shall never clean the house
So that my skin is not tarred.
I shall ever...

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Categories: household, funny, home, house, visionary, wife, drug,
Form: Free verse
Questions and more questions can often get us upset.
Finish this short survey for us, and a gift you will get.
Let us begin with Question #1....

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: household, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Laugh With Jack Revisited

Some lions mate over 50 times a day
Now that's really unbelievable
I'm only good for about 40 times tops
50 is almost inconceivable

The dot over the “i”...

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Categories: household, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
In the drama of life you have the most important role,
A whining child or dejected man your touch can console.
A whole new life to a...

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Categories: household, appreciation, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
She prays; gods halo again brightly creeping from underneath the shadowed covers of comfort. Slowly awakening her blissful HEArT re*collabrated and re*juvinated to start the...

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© Carma Reed  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: household, childhood, faith, inspirational, god, heart, thank
Form: Free verse
The Old Camphor Tree in My Memory
Author: Runping Chen

The desk sends forth its particular fragrance
That gladden people’s hearts.
That is the sweet-smelling of the old camphor bodies
And into the impression of my...

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Categories: household, growing up, joy, kid, memory, places,
Form: Free verse
Contempt Has A Name
I stand naked wrapped only in the truth
you vile, loathsome reptile.
My contempt of you is limitless
as I have been force-fed your hypocrisy.
Your postulations are lost...

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Categories: household, black african american, lost love, passion,
Form: Didactic
I sold my Mum on EBay
I have sold my mum on E.Bay. 
My god my dad was mad. 
He can"t believe i did it. 
He thinks it"s really bad. 


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Categories: household, angstmother, dad, old, dad, me, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Graceful, Disgrace
The lilies were excessive.
Bless her, she does her best to
Lift the funerial hush
That's settled on this damned household.
Get them out,
You can't contain their boisterous bloom

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Categories: household, life, people,
Form: Free verse
Let me start by giving you  a small  anecdote
About  a husband and wife at the divorce court
Ranting and Raving till the judge...

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Categories: household, change, feelings, introspection, loss,
Form: Rhyme