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Best Houses Poems

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


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: houses, autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member From Dovecote Hill
FROM DOVECOTE HILL

From Dovecote Hill, my thoughts spill down on drowsy mill-town streets
and run the maze of alleyways where once my youthful feet
traced winding paths...

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Categories: houses, home, memory, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doggy Style
The eighties set fashion on fire,
That’s why it’s the look I desire!
So I’ve nailed it, long-term,
With a hot poodle perm,
Just like Brian May, Cher and...

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Categories: houses, beauty, dog, fun, funny, hair, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Tangled Vines
I walk along the old familiar path in the wood of my childhood -
the place that I willingly abandoned  
for the lure of new...

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Categories: houses, childhood, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I AM WINTER
       I Am Winter

I am cold – not heartless,
nor do I wish any harm.
This is just the way it...

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Categories: houses, feelings, winter,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Poem of Ruth
The tears well up, and scarce could she not moan
When father, brother, husband, all have died.
She now has no possessions, neither home,
But travels to a...

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Categories: houses, bible, devotion, faith, journey,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
The Lady Of The House
It’s siesta, yet one can hear from the second floor of the house the animated sharing of juicy news some visitors have brought to the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houses, abuse, analogy, black african american, society,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Wealth of Spring
The Wealth of Spring

Assorted spring flowers, naked, rise in morning sun
Breaking through a thin blanket of snow, earth spun.
Cascades of dainty Narcissus smile with golden...

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Categories: houses, daffodils, spring,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Autumn's Dreams Of A Country Road
Autumn's dream of a country road
Where houses are few and moving slowed.
Leaves are turning gold_ red_ burgundy.
Inside a warm home apples are candy.
In a barn...

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Categories: houses, nature, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Acts of Aggression
         Based on a quote from Watership Down:
"He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running."

His...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houses, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monsters
Monsters live in houses, like you and I.
They eat and sleep and go to work each day.
They laugh and they feel pain.  Perhaps they...

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Categories: houses, evil,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Day After Christmas
On the day after Christmas, they started appearing,
cast out of houses, stripped of their finery,
lying crooked in the gutter, garbage bags flanking.

My brothers and I...

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Categories: houses, childhood, christmas, death,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Dear Treasure Chest
“The heart hath its own memory, like the mind, and in
It are enshrined the precious keepsakes, into which is
Wrought the giver’s loving thought.” Henry Wadsworth...

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Categories: houses, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Halloween Birthdays
Halloween birthdays compare to no other
Preparations begin at the end of summer
Leaves change color, a chill is in the air
Outdoor decorations appear everywhere

Talk of ghosts,...

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Categories: houses, autumn, birthday, childhood, halloween, holiday, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Paper Clip
The Paper Clip

They were such a lovely couple
From a very very rich family
I was invited to
The birthday party

She was all of three
Adorable and soon ever...

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Categories: houses, appreciation, beauty, birthday, children, children, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
He is the Night


He winks as the moon winks.
His eyes twinkle as the stars
sink low just for him.
They are drawn in fascination 
to his unique charms
(as in a...

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Categories: houses, love, night, romance, sky, stars, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween Memories
      I was dressed as a witch for Halloween that year long ago,
And with my friends we were going from...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houses, childhood, halloween, happy, memory,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Love Guns
I love Guns


Guns make us safe
Guns are rights and freedoms
The more guns, the more freedoms we shall bear
Every man woman and child should be armed
So...

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Categories: houses, america, angst, death, eulogy, horror, power,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Thirsty
Thirsty

I could tell right away he was up ta sum thin.
I could see it in doze beady eyes!
His wordz were smooth in a snake like...

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Categories: houses, betrayal, corruption, death, future, money,
Form: Prose
Premium Member In Emerald Shadows
Trying to hide in conspicuous places
a night on the town in their false, plastic faces.
Sweetly they sweep through magnificent halls,
top-dollar galas and masquerade balls --...

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Categories: houses, abuse, analogy, betrayal, dance, lust, rainbow,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Flush of Living
My basket lifts from ground; I, eager, stand
inside it as I drift into blue air.
I see below - the slowly shrinking land,
above my head, a...

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Categories: houses, happiness
Form: Sonnet
Quacking Crackers
Donald Duck Chancellor of this fowl kingdom 
wearing an upside down smile's raging hypocrite backwards 
this deranged Duck twitters to and fro as his unhinged...

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Categories: houses, anger, conflict, fear, irony, satire, truth,
Form: Political Verse
Thar Blows Maria: Collaboration with New Additions
Too many hurricanes are causing havoc this season.  We might as well have a limerick collaboration about them since they seem to be in...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: houses, storm,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Where Birds Fly
Little houses deep asleep
   In beds with down pillows
      people are
       ...

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Categories: houses, anger, metaphor, poetry, words, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quacking Crackers
Donald Duck Chancellor of this fowl kingdom 
wearing an upside down smile's raging hypocrite backwards 
this deranged Duck twitters to and fro as his unhinged...

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Categories: houses, abuse, betrayal, conflict, deep, earth, hilarious,
Form: Political Verse