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Best However Poems

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


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: however, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: however, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: however, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: however, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member My Poems Are Children To Me
My poems are conceived, not within the womb,
which long time now has been devoid of seed.
My poems are born from a need to be heard:
my...

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Categories: however, poems,
Form: Free verse



The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: however, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: however, angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy, stress, valentines
Form: Epic
Premium Member Love - An Explosive Rant

she was all like - there's something i have to tell you
but before she gets to say it
his ex wife shows up

he's all like -...

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Categories: however, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter


It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: however, i love you, i miss you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dance to Love - Part 2- The Grand Finale - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
POTD 6th August 2019

The clock ticks down the passing day
Tedious seconds count down my existence
Time for my pills ~ Time to call the nurse
Time ~...

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Categories: however, romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative
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: however, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Epic Love For Women

I know you're not here

but you are in my heart 

so 

you are always with me

i'll just slip into you

with these words.
 
I know 
there...

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Categories: however, beauty, celebration, dream, heart, love, magic,
Form: Epic
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: however, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Prince for Roseanne
A long long time ago there lived a king.
His lovely daughter he’d give anything.

She walked about, jewels dripping from each hand,
talking down to all, thinking...

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Categories: however, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member How Long
I've never kissed a pig with my eyes closed
Nor have I ever held a hand of time
However, there was once when I proposed
But that was...

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Categories: however, funny, love, sad,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: however, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter

With his icy fingers he stole my smokey breath,
laid a sheet of slippery freezing cold by my feet
and then whispered in my ear right to the...

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Categories: however, winter,
Form: Personification
Premium Member DAY MY ETERNAL FRIEND



Day, my lifelong, friend
Thousands of times have we said good morning to each other and
As many times have we said goodnight,
You have waken me up...

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Categories: however, day, death, life,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Last Poem for You, My Mate
A Last Poem for You, My Mate

If Death comes calling in colorful spring
I hope it will come in the month of May
When our garden is...

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Categories: however, death, fate, leaving, life, love, nature,
Form: Rhyme
The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: however, absence, courage, me, missing you, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-
~TAKE MY MONEY ~

Crimson Joy, L'Oreal Lips, DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear 
Mascara from beyond LONDON Bridges
Like the pretty face found in front of Vanity Fair
What...

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Categories: however, abuse, addiction, adventure, clothes, fashion, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Among Butterflies Sought

Is
This
Nature's Glory
As a quarry?
Alone and at peace
A life, a new lease
I pull up a piece of land
Take a little time to mend
This rainforest trembles
An open...

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Categories: however, betrayal, butterfly, conflict, dark, nature,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Midnight Brings The Dawn
It seems that all my life I’ve seen some darker times
Now and then the times I knew were more than I could stand.
But, learn we...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: however, introspection, life, lost, lost, may,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: however, age, animal, bible, inspirational, introspection, poems,
Form: Free verse
The Last Love Letter To the West
         I can't recall 
       the day you left
  Empty...

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Categories: however, deep, feelings, heart, leaving, love, soulmate,
Form: Free verse