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Best Idler Poems

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


MY LOVELY HATE SPEECH
Open Letter to you,

MY LOVELY HATE SPEECH
I hate my speech today, yesterday and the day dust rises.
I was there opening my eyes carelessly, smiling like...

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Categories: idler, political, death, son, me, hate, peace,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member To a Public Prosecutor, Translation of Paul Verlaine's A un Magistrat de boue
To a Public Prosecutor or a Judge of Mud*, Translation of Paul Verlaine’s : A un magistrat de boue*

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idler, judgement, , cute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Death's Last Gasp
Yesterday death said in passing...
 “Someday it will be your turn,”
Always from dark mood harassing,
Never master, just intern.

Days awaken sleepy idler,
Death’s chill lost to summer...

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Categories: idler, life,
Form: Rhyme
Conundrum
Ahhhh...they make me so mad:
A fool, a buffoon, an unruly lad,
A prankster, a trickster, a tattler,
A gigolo, a lounger and an idler;

An impostor, a pretender...

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Categories: idler, crazy,
Form: Rhyme
Young lady Shana Aubrey Harris is unique and a special precious gift
Shana Aubrey Harris born two days after ole Punxsutawney 
   i.e. the Doctor Phil - 
   of woodchucks Latin Name =...

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Categories: idler, absence, beautiful, dad, daughter, emotions, growing
Form: Ballad



These are the words
Whilst cute quotations, and perfectly formed sentences have been reared and pampered on the lawns of perfectly kept estates...

These words...
These words have been sweat.
These words...

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Categories: idler, poetry, , cute,
Form: Free verse
The Little Cafe On The Beach
There’s a little café on the beach,
With a vista of the Andaman Sea,
Where no rowdy children screech,
Nor hordes of adults disturb thee.

Plastic tables and wobbly...

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Categories: idler, beach, blue, sea, summer, sun, sunset,
Form: Rhyme
shana Aubrey Harris - part one
born two days 
after ole Punxsutawney i.e. the Doctor Phil - 
of woodchucks Latin Name = Marmota Monax 
nest resembled Rastafarian hair weave, 
which creature...

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Categories: idler, beauty, blessing, butterfly, celebration, change, courage,
Form: Ballade
Paul Dice
Ameliorate the sensation sans being caught 
   between the devil and the dark blue sea,
This tethered to the oblate spheroid earthling 
 ...

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Categories: idler, angel, appreciation, blessing, character, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Ode
Inexplicable memory quirkily unhinged
A rhetorical question finds me asking 
(to no one in particular) why I recall 
the names of grade school teachers 
approximately fifty years ago (whose...

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Categories: idler, 10th grade, 11th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Vanity and Vexation
Ahhhhhh.... they make me so mad!
A fool, a buffoon, an unruly lad,
A prankster, a trickster, a tattler,
A gigolo, a lounger and an idler;

An imposter, a...

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Categories: idler, vanity,
Form: Rhyme
Options - A Quatrain
Anapest Pentameter

Have you noticed the different number of options in life?
Choices make us what we are today in work, play, or strong faith.
It's the same...

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Categories: idler, life,
Form: Quatrain
A Summer re: Follicular Fall Out Can Spring A Heady Winter
Thy scalp thoroughly massaged during hair washing, 
after showering (frequently tapping the cold water faucet – 
in an effort to ramp up brisk temperature tolerance),...

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Categories: idler, absence, anger, angst, anxiety, emotions, hair,
Form: Free verse
Inexplicable Quirky Memory Unhinged clasp two
when into scaly claws, sans first
to sixth grade Precambrian relic
(Missus Batson, Missus Rittenhouse,
Missus Wells, Mister Stout, Missus Shaner,
or Miss Rinderle).

Invariably the majority
   ...

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Categories: idler, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
hi yam ma min na muse sing papa
hull loo from the rip tide 'o this eastern sea board
of these united states - no always in a chord
with each other - sum give...

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Categories: idler, 12th grade, age, character, crush, funny
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Chief egalitarian garbage taster ie white trash
Chief egalitarian garbage taster i.e. “white trash”

As Halloween costume, 
one year during early grade school, 
my father got brilliant idea 
for sole son dressed
uniquely rubbish...

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Categories: idler, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Available choices informing me
I can select scant options
available among figurative
menu of life (mine) case in
point, this ordinary day (July
10th, 2019) typifies small
number routine prospects

regarding how I will while
away...

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Categories: idler, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Bio