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Best Idea Poems

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


hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: idea, introspection, friend, friend, high school,
Form: Rhyme



Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: idea, anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member When A Man Cries

No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: idea, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Moonlight Serenade
Blindfolded, he takes me from the car through the humid air of August. He holds my hand, and then surrounds me with his arms, when...

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Categories: idea, sensual,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Adrift in the Midst of Gladness and Sadness
Walking upon silent parched paths,
under speechless scarlet skies.
Your name sits upon the tip of my tongue,
listening to the susurration of my heart.
Each vibration echoes tones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idea, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member GREEN WITH ENVY
Envious Ivy was her name
I’d buy something new – she’d put me to shame
My designer coat in a shade of emerald green
Ivy bought an identical...

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Categories: idea, humorous, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Happy Solitude, COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: idea, nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Gone Forever
Here I sit amongst the long grasses and the reed,
in a solitary place, where my breath is freed,
on an Indian Summer's evening on the lake...

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Categories: idea, autumn, nature, sky, summer, water, weather,
Form: Rhyme
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: idea, betrayal, butterfly, conflict, dark, nature,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Simple Musings From A Heterosexual Male with Unkempt Facial Hair


     Every discovery started with absolutely 
     no idea of where to start...
    ...

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Categories: idea, muse, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Friendly Goodbye

Poem 1: A Boy And His Painted Piano

he used lively greens
tender blues,
touches of plain mauve 
and rainbow trout splatters
to paint music
on the gas fumes 
that...

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Categories: idea, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
   Innocence
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: idea, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member There is A Storm Brewing
There is a storm brewing and it is in my head,
Words are swirling in a mighty roaring wind;
Like colourful leaves tumbling and twirling,
And then it...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idea, dream, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: idea, august, bereavement, blue, christmas, december, farewell,
Form: Narrative
Another Piece of God's Art


"Slipping into a coma, the emptiness of a dreamless sleep.
Nightmares filling your head, where nothing is what it seems.
You're underground, desperately tryna' find your way...

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Categories: idea, baptism, dream, faith, father, forgiveness, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Crazy Thoughts No 1
Why do they call it 'tourist season'
If you're not allowed to shoot 'em
Seems like a great opportunity
To end the over crowding problem

If a house fly...

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Categories: idea, funny, silly,
Form: Quatrain
A simple visit
Trying to get myself together,
I book my dentist appointment.
In the waiting room I sit.
Finally, they call me,
 I sit on the all familiar dentist chair.
Looking...

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Categories: idea, grief, me, heart, longing, heart, me,
Form: Free verse
PAPER
I am what I meet in
My mirror; a reflection
Of perception, an idea
That’s me. I am a bunch
Of parts, named like 
Constellations of stars
Real enough but...

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Categories: idea, allegoryme,
Form: I do not know?
Madness(2)
Ever wrote a sequel
To a poem about 
The road of dead bodies
that you drove upon?

I dont Think So^^

O. Yeah im laughing
At such a radical idea
Thats...

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Categories: idea, war
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idea, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Epiphany

The first crystal drop 
of realization 
shatters your glassy surface

and radiates the idea outward
in reflective ripples growing in pristine concentric circles 
with the newness of...

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Categories: idea, inspiration, introspection, self, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unspoken Harmony
Her dress flowing I watch her laugh as she runs through the trees
They stand tall at her regalness, bloom full at her smile
She glides as...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idea, friendship, love,
Form: Free verse
Love Game
I'm the bloke she never had,
she's the girl I never knew,
when I met her she was sad,
broken up without a clue.

We've talked of her past...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idea, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Secret Selves
I've been wondering about our secret selves...

The vegetarian smoker
The introverted joker

The soldier with the peace sign
The anonymous byline

The accountant with unfinished sums
The deaf musician's steel...

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Categories: idea, conflict, identity,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Nirveda
Nirveda (sansk.) - aversion to existence

"The existent there is no cessation". Bhagavat Gita, 2.16



Addicted to existence, I may slain
or, maybe, they may slain me. I...

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Categories: idea, death, life,
Form: Sonnet