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Best Iconic Poems

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


Slamming The Super-Duper-Soupers
you want to know a secret
when I write a poem and it's perfect
i dont share it
i bury it 
deep inside of me 
where no one...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iconic, humor, slam, perspective,
Form: Rubaiyat



Premium Member The Red Rose of the Moulin Rouge
I awaken; the darkened skies my alarm clock
I reek of whiskey, scotch and pastis
Tumbling out of bed, I reach for a cigarette
The dusk harkens as...

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Categories: iconic, rose,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Love At James Bond Beach
Making Love In Jamaica At The Iconic James Bond Beach

It is a sun splashed day; 
the air is silent with the sound of waves 
the ocean is...

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Categories: iconic, beauty, love, ocean, paradise, romance,
Form: Free verse
Taj Mahal
Noor* of Taj Mahal, jeweled in red stone 
 death or love, tranquil oasis alone
 rich jasper and jade hanging on its walls
 in cold...

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Categories: iconic, beautiful, celebration, love, memorial day, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rodin - New Icon
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...

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Categories: iconic, allusion, creation, humor,
Form: Rhyme



WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
 Hey my Sparkling light from heaven of blue sky,
       Marrying You,None of the path in life is empty...

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Categories: iconic, angel, anniversary, appreciation, blessing, desire, feelings,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Mandela Effects
When iconic lines in classic 
movies have been changed
And our world feels a bit 
upside down and rearranged,
When all you thought you knew 
seems wrong...

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Categories: iconic, mystery, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Walking Baby's Journey
Taking baby steps these days,
they hurt less than leaps and bounds.

An unusually negative way of saying:
small steps feel more contenting right now,
than larger plans for...

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Categories: iconic, allegory, desire, dream, earth, grief, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE REBEL
The Hollywood hills still echoes with his 
Rebellious yell, we are the forever young
Generation.
An iconic American symbol, to this the lost
Age of innocence.
Nay did this...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iconic, art, hero, imagination, inspirational, international, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Music Dies
“The Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost - They caught the last train for the coast
the day the music died, and they were singing Bye...

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Categories: iconic, music,
Form: Couplet
Eve Captured
The following was based on an iconic picture of Mandy Rice-Davies by David Steen. Rice was infamous for being part of the 1963 Profumo ...

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Categories: iconic, celebrity, dark, desire, passion,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member When I Emerged
When I emerged from the black ~~~
Acrid smoke and dust impaired my vision ~~~
Once settled ~~~
Iconic giants were no more ~~~
History reminds us, where we...

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Categories: iconic, anniversary, history
Form: Free verse
You WANT to and CAN write poetry
Dear budding poet,

Regarding modern poetry this is a result of poets such as you redesigning forms of poetry written through the ages by different nationalities,...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iconic, age, devotion, imagination, me, poetry,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Resonance
Earth health-love resonance
is bird song
contrasted to dissonance
of non-ecologos
decaying cars
and non-theomythic truck technologies
of terror
and mismanaged motorcycles
flowing incessantly by.

Optimal resonance lives inside an eco-forested bird sanctuary
before and...

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Categories: iconic, community, happiness, health, identity, integrity, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
SOMETHING BIGGER THAN MYSELF
Each day before dawn gazing up at the stars I truly hope to see
if somewhere in the Universe a morning gift was left for me
to...

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Categories: iconic, appreciation, moon, star, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oxford Sonnet
An Oxford Sonnet

We came again to city of spires and dreams
There: were England's aspirations built and carved
In honeyed stone of Jurassic coral seas
Where minds are...

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Categories: iconic, city,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mount Rushmore
I looked up at the mountain,
the result - I was in awe!
George, Teddy, Tom, and Abe,
were the faces, that I saw!

Faces carved in granite.
Fourteen years,...

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Categories: iconic, history, tribute, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reverse Creation
The Principle of Reversion
grows post-millennial metasystemic decomposition
degeneration
reverse creation
organic time and memory moving backward toward rebirth
of a ParadisePlanet.

Reversion is the Yin-action of Tao.
Decomposing is the reimagination...

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Categories: iconic, culture, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE GAME
It’s the great American pass time that will never die,
The thundering sport called baseball, as the grand
Old flag waves in the breeze, of everlasting freedom...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iconic, america, baseball, dedication, freedom, history, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The world is a small plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul...

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Categories: iconic, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
The Fairground
                        ...

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Categories: iconic, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dancing Through Poetic Treasons
Language,
linguistic evolution,
dynamic verbs, relational events
function through co-arising root systems,
nouns for actor and reactor,
co-arising preactive Ego-faith perpetuating,
dipolar reiterating
seasonal-sequential eco-health
regeneratively prime relational.

Systems are dynamic ecoverb phases,
to function...

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Categories: iconic, culture, language, life, light, love, science,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Fire God Speaks Out
Angry FireGod sneers sarcasm,
"Not warm enough yet?"
"Still too much clean water and air
and other healthy stuff,
like sun-baked red chili peppers?"

Excuse me,
I was under the impression
that...

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Categories: iconic, culture, destiny, fire, health, religion, science,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Why Life
Why does dawn dress robust morning,
while dusk undresses sight?
Each dawn incarnates another Earth Day
a lifetime of Easter mornings 
redeeming nocturnal sight's revolution,
another therapeutic day of...

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Categories: iconic, adventure, earth, earth day, farm, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In My BiCameral Home
In my universal-Left and unitarian-Right bicameral home
"crazy" has two functions,
ballistic weapon Left
aimed Right at Other,
ballast Right
anchoring EgoSelf within EcoOther.

"Crazy"
when that begins with "you are"
marginalizes
dispossesses nutritional...

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Categories: iconic, analogy, culture, fear, love, political, relationship,
Form: Free verse