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Best Icons Poems

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


Icons Set in Stone
How firmly they stand,
the spires of history
that no one can destroy.
What a curious melange
of hate and love
and yesterday's antipathy.
Indifferent they are,
leaving us their basic legacy--...

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Categories: icons, time,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member QUIETUDE AND BOOM


I decorate a grotto for you, Mama
where orchids and holy images
embellish this special place and day,
that saintly icons guard you there
as if they beg me...

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Categories: icons, devotion, mother daughter, sound,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trees
Trees

Trees, trees, everywhere, and no one stops to think
What we may lose as all mankind nears a crucial brink. 
When oaks and elms and other...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icons, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Negative Love
Our eyes met 
Across the room
The sight of her
My heart went boom
 
Her shiny hair
Skin so fair
Slimline body
Shaped to stare
 
I introduce
Myself to her
Her accent...

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Categories: icons, love, passionnight, me, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mister Joe Jangles
Mister Joe, poet, jangles loose change in his pocket,
Jogging memories and garnering thoughts as he walks.
For Mr. Joe's brain washes, tumbles and dries,
his gems of...

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Categories: icons, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member And People Ask Why I Don't Take a Class
My vacant stare was sure to be 
a giveaway to anyone that saw . . .
I was a Pilgrim there to the land of techno-jargon,
of...

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Categories: icons, computer-internetwords, teacher, teacher,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Unknown One
The Unknown one
(Face 2)


Time steals a beating heart
The heart struggles to steal time

We grasp at emotional tinsel
We cry when our tears tumble  
					 ...

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Categories: icons, absence, death, horror, identity, introspection, mirror,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Avatars of Poetry Soup
Avatar, Avatar
Do tell if you please
Is the one you depict
A glum or a tease?
  
Is the one you portray
A friend or a foe?
Avatar, Avatar...

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Categories: icons, identity, image, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gods Prayer
Those who worship
Those who praise
Day by day and night by night
Icons glorify their homes and holy sites
Their love for you in symbols up for show

They...

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Categories: icons, allah,
Form: Light Verse
Paradise Now
All you need is one word,
Erase just one word
from the minds of the people,
Rout out just one idea, one concept,
Eliminate 'Religion' from 
the dictionary of...

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Categories: icons, religion,
Form: Free verse
Daft From Bath
You look stupid in videos on phones at the start,
you don't look like "Badmans" calling women a tart,
when I see those skits I think what...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icons, england, funny, giggle, hilarious, hip hop,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mediterranean Love
The Highland Princess
Sails again
Its captain and dove
To the Mediterranean
 
Now so much in love
To an island they go
To celebrate their engagement
For their love truly flows
...

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Categories: icons, adventure, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, holiday, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CHINA TOUR THOUGHTS 3

China Tour Diary Moment #3
SHANGRI-LA, TIBET
--------------------------------


Paradise on earth: Himalayan range;
A phenomenon carved by elements;
Here magic gives birth to ways that seem strange;
A place where lessons...

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Categories: icons, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
Swallows make summer
Where are all our most beautiful swallows?
powder blue skies seem so empty so bare
why does this make my heart feel so hollow?
icons of summer, why...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icons, bird, blue, longing, spring, summer,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Remembering
REMEMBERING


September 11th is an historical day
Memories that will not fade away

Lives were lost in this disaster
Done by men to whom God is not master

They destroyed...

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Categories: icons, historygod, god,
Form: Rhyme
Mourn Tapestry
The icons are falling
As idols are rising
Perhaps for their gifts
Being spared coming rifts

For the poets we grieve
Are of this fabric's weave
They are this tapestry
The fibre...

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Categories: icons, appreciation, celebrity, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SAVING 7 ITEMS FROM MY BURNING HOME
Oh goodness the house is on fire, 
And so is the one across the street,
And the one next door, I’m scared, 
And frantic and overpowered...

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Categories: icons, fire, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Vanity
Vanity
A poem about vanity in life inspired by Ancient Greek Wisdom

As I wake up abruptly every single dawn
With my body still asleep on futility’s lawn
My...

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Categories: icons, allegory, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Going Home
There are places that connect us to our past
Points of anchor which once linked us to known havens
Those forms, reflections printed on our hearts
Evoke forgotten...

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Categories: icons, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Honor The Gracious Doorman
Elegant traditions slowly fade.
A life of service, a worthy trade.
Helping others is its own reward;
inherent virtue can't be ignored.

Wear a tie, tip your hat,
shine your...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icons, culture, friend, fun, life, pride, work,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Baseball Is The Game
BASEBALL IS THE GAME

A game embedded in the soul of America.
Baseball spans generations.
Father to son, father to son and so on.
It is a mirror of...

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Categories: icons, baseball, sports,
Form: Free verse
Immigration Policy
All immigrants or persons migrating into Australia shall be extended no more courtesy that the average Australian unless unusual circumstances can be justified
 
No financial...

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Categories: icons, political,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Family Therapy
Feminist ecotherapists,
deeply immersed in permacultural eco-logic,
a systematic teleology of cooperative nutrition economics,
remain rarely flushed out from their camouflage.

A self-isolating,
often eremitic,
subspecies,
with shamanic nature-as-spirit tendencies,
our most articulate...

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Categories: icons, addiction, endurance, environment, health, judgement, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POWER OF MONEY
If we don’t have enough money, we lose our dignity and independence
In our society having money makes a big difference 
It can own you if...

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Categories: icons, evil, money, poverty, power, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dragon and Santa
Christmas roses are red, and violets are so very blue…
Dear Santa. We love our dear Dragon and hope you do, too.
Nightly, visions of colors dance...

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Categories: icons, adventure, christmas, fun, funny, happiness, happy,
Form: Clerihew