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Best I Heard That Poems

Below are the all-time best I Heard That poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of i heard that poems written by PoetrySoup members


One in Four Women
Terror seizes you, and it isn't kind. 
 You try to go somewhere peaceful in your mind.
But the pain rips you right back to here...

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Categories: i heard that, angst, life, peace, sadme, grandmother, me,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Welcome Carolyn
Please come in dear Carolyn.  I am thoroughly delighted.
Since I heard that you were coming I’ve been happily excited.

It was so kind of Michael...

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Categories: i heard that, friendship
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Poet Frost
2014 Robert Frost Poetry Contest

I am proud to announce once again
I have had the honor and privilege,        ...

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Categories: i heard that, inspiration, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Rhyme
A Poem as a Tribute on Mothers Day Part 1


A Poem as a Tribute on Mothers  Day Part 1

In the broad day light of one May afternoon,
When the heat of Sun was scorching...

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Categories: i heard that, inspirational, mother, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
The Immigration Officer Asked Me
                        ...

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Categories: i heard that, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry



Touch Cindy
On Friday nights a melting pot,
descends upon the pub,
truck drivers, cockies, factory hands,
and workers from the scrub,
to mingle in the many shouts,
that see their glasses...

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Categories: i heard that, death, dog, sad,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I Was Wrong
You looked at me and told me I was wrong
Everything I did was not good enough
Over and over I heard that same song

Hearing that message...

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Categories: i heard that, remember, symbolism,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Ferrets, Racoons, and Skunks, Oh My
I wanted a pet, but one more unique
than a bird or a dog or a cat.
So I went onto Craig’s List so I could seek
a...

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Categories: i heard that, animal,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member I met her in a whisper

I met her in a whisper,
her eyes a chocolate mist
I swear she was an angel,
such beauty heaven kissed

She told me that she loved me
My heart,...

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Categories: i heard that, love,
Form: Rhyme
Dear Jupiter
You don't know me, and perhaps you never will. But in my heart I am certain that we have at least one thing in common....

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Categories: i heard that, adventure, earth, future, humanity, paradise, planet,
Form: Personification
Premium Member 11:02 pm
My life hasn’t always been easy...
                   ...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, death, memory, mental illness, sister, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hate will never pass the test - Part 2 of 2
I stopped beneath a big oak tree
and tried to catch my breath
My body it was shaking still,
he scared me half to death

I pulled my notebook...

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Categories: i heard that, conflict, hate, peace, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
On Seeing a Painting by Picasso
On Seeing a Painting by Picasso

By Elton Camp

The museum has a portrait by Picasso on display
When I heard that, I knew had to go by...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, funnychild, work, halloween, art, art, child,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Memories
I used to pass an empty house 
On my way home from school
I was only ten years old then
I heard that older people lived
There
But I...

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Categories: i heard that, introspectionhouse, old, house, me, old,
Form: Narrative
The best of Time, The worst of Time
Its funny how people say Time flies
When I try to watch him, he just stood still

I belive he heals all wounds
But people always say they...

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© H Bueckert  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, time, people, time, people, time,
Form: Free verse
The Words a Heart Can Bleed
First I get out a piece of paper
and think of words I want to right.
Then I'll get my pencil
and the pencil takes a bite.
It scratches...

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Categories: i heard that, recovery from...words, me, me, drug,
Form: Narrative
Torn tendons atop the totem
Spiked and skimmed to be slim 
as I watched her down the street 
I heard that laughter that I feel

Tired tendons failed to hold onto...

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Categories: i heard that, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ME 'N MRS JONES


How I remember that song
Playing daily on the radio
Just a couple of notes
I’d instantly get shivers
And nothing else
Mattered around me
Seems I was barely twelve 
I...

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Categories: i heard that, growing up, heart, music, nostalgia, song,
Form: Free verse
A Slave
Please sir don’t sell me to that man
I beg you sir, I’ll behave as I can 
I heard that he whips his slaves with lashes...

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Categories: i heard that, evil, fantasy, men, slavery,
Form: Rhyme
THE CRAFT CAN CAPTURE IT
Oh well I got an angry email to begin my day
Because of my last post on the Jabidah thing yesterday
Galit sa akin but greeted me...

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© Neldy Jolo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, adventure, art, brother, dedication, me, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Would Be---WOOD

                        ...

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Categories: i heard that, image, writing,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Where do we come in
Where do we come in
					in medias res  not knowing nor caring when
doesn’t everybody pine being number one we leave behind our lives in pages...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership, people, rights,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Why Worry
Why worry your life away when you can pray
It was a revelation when I heard that one day
I use to worry and end up with...

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© Abraham L  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, father, father, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Memories
I used to pass an empty house 
On my way home from school
I was only ten years old then
I heard that older people lived
There
But I...

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Categories: i heard that, warhouse, old, house, me, old,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rest In Peace Grandpa
To: My Grandpa
~1918-2016~

Grandpa was sharp as a whistle up until the very end. Old age and time passing just took a toll on his poor...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i heard that, blessing, death, funeral, goodbye, granddaughter, grandfather,
Form: Verse