Best Icon Poems
Below are the all-time best Icon poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of icon poems written by PoetrySoup members
I HUMOUR ICON - ICON YOU THAT I'M A POET
icon, humorous, poetry,
I hesitated for over a month – should I join Poetry Soup …
Would they like my poems and accept me in their group?
It is not...
Should I enhance my recognition
by defiantly treading on an innocent heart?
Or perhaps mine is a sin of omission,
fleeing with fame a la carte,
while thoughtlessly tearing...
Rodin - New Icon
icon, allusion, creation, humor,
RODIN’S NEW ICON
Should Rodin live today would he be inspired
To sculpt a marble sequel to THE THINKER
Modern ethos means fresh image is required
To become an...
- Pop Music Icon John Lennon -
icon, humor, tribute,
GIVE ME SOME TRUTH
John, was born October 9, 1940, in Liverpool
He met Paul McCartney in 1957
John and Paul formed a close working relationship ......
icon, humor, peace,
They spied me in the sky, dropping bombs of love
on Ferguson, and bitchy women's rooms; and rednecks'
shooting range was next, the blooded boxing...
icon, memorial day,
A lost guardian angel, sitting on the edge of everything
I push my shopping cart along the cracks of destiny
My house sits on...
icon, africa, animal, nature, water,
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes
the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking
gazelles are running ...
Who I Would Bring Back
icon, memory, mother, nostalgia, woman,
Who would I bring back, if I had only one
Perhaps a great leader, Kennedy or Lincoln
Or I could choose a musical icon
Such as John Lennon...
icon, parody, philosophy, symbolism,
My birthmark is a scar
A speckled blotch ...
A spot of pox
An icon from afar
I'm an upstart, I'm an eyesore
Helen Keller - My Inspiration
Her hearing and sight were taken away
When she was just about two years old,
She struggled to become what she did -
An example, brilliant and...
For The Love Of Lexicon
icon, dedication, history, passion,
My Mother taught me
how to see through language,
paper was rare, iron ink wasn't free
so she sold some jewelry for porcelain lettering,
and we clapped...
Christmas Time is Coming
icon, celebration, christmas,
Christmas Time is coming . . .
Sometimes the celebration gets totally out of hand.
Anticipation swells the air, music, music everywhere.
Lift the baton, sound the horn,...
JOEY ALEXANDER-More Than a Boy Genius
icon, boy, child, children, music,
He plays jazz as if he invented it
Arpeggios augmented, minored and majored
Transferring from one chord to another
Like flashes of lightning extracting emotional pearls
I Con You Not
Your style is unique
Each word very sleek
The poems never meek
Yet no bad critique
You never misspeak
Such lovely technique
All your rhyme so chic
Always tongue in cheek
Every Poem an Invention
icon, allegory, allusion, art, poetry, science, symbolism,
Some would say:
When a romantic
Creates a breathing rose
In the mind
For the heart of another
A far superior find
Let Einstein rest
Of his atoms
Breaking the Silence
icon, dedication, sick, silence,
I stab my heart
with metaphorical daggers,
wishing it was me in your place.
waiting for you to say something.
How ironic you always despised silence,
A Seat On The Bus For Rosa
Finally it’s time to go,
All day I’ve pushed peddles with my feet,
I’ll hurry to the bus stop,
Being sure to get a good seat.
There, a chance...
icon, culture, language, math, nature, philosophy, science,
Ch'ang as "Constant"
natural law of growth and decay
yanging and yinning,
logically necessary alternation of opposites
universally permacultural law: exterior nature as inner conscience communicant
Interior Landscape of eco-Ch'ang...
Genius and Madness
icon, introspection, life,
Thin line of perception between genius and mania
Monsters in misunderstood minds
More fearsome than Transylvania's elite
Rebellious Van Gogh’s indignation
Self portrait of passion wedded with lunacy
You need a cup of coffee
Just to start your day
Or just to settle down your nerves
When something goes astray.
Friends might meet just to chat
A tribute to India's National poet
icon, appreciation, tribute,
Oh, my dear honorable poet!
Words recess when I write about you
For, they start loving you
You were a sincere lover,
Storm over the Glen
icon, nature, placesbeautiful, beautiful,
Through my living room window
I see the most beautiful glen
With granites of grey
Towering up to a Ben
Greened spreads of heather
Purples and white
Amidst an ocean of...
icon, emo, power,
Relish the scratches on your back;
Claw ,climb ,come up!
Pay no attention to those behind you,
They care only for the trail you blaze;
Without thought of...
NOAH'S APPRENTICE ON THE ARK
icon, animal, bird, caregiving, dark, natural disasters,
Mark Clarke was the gentlest man of Denmark
Yet considered by all a most unlikely patriarch
He was proud being Noah’s apprentice on the ark
Renown To Your Name
M-arch tenth early Friday morn
E-liminates the cold night;
L-ight from the burning beacon
I-s setting your birthday aright.
T-wilight turns into new dawn, the...