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Best Idly Poems

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

Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: idly, beauty,
Form: Rhyme

Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: idly, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
An Involuntary Shudder


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Categories: idly, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Teacher
A life story whose ink is not yet dry,
Whose book is not yet ready for the shelf -
These 96 years seem to have flown by;

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idly, mother, teacher,
Form: Sonnet
The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: idly, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Indiangrass

Rambling Indiangrass long, 
skirt pleats hide shy pale knees, 
untied hair flies flirty breeze - 
asters in basket throng 

with purity of wild white 

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Categories: idly, appreciation, autumn, beauty, nature, september, woman,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Art of the heart
Some write to write, others to please their own romance and love
I write to enchant thy heart, and thy imagination, thy vision
To tell yee the...

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Categories: idly, adventure, faithlife, heart, write, heart, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Ignorance
Ignorance is irksomely invincible. It infiltrates.
It inches imperceptibly. Its instigators integrate,
imparting its illogical ideas. It intoxicates.
Ingrained in institutions, it invisibly ingratiates.
Its idiotic inferences idly indoctrinate.

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Categories: idly, silly,
Form: Alliteration
Randomlings 1-34

Randomling 1:  Matthew Macfadyen

I believe I'm in love with Matthew Macfadyen
He inspires in me a terribly bad yen
But as poetry goes
His name 'spires woes

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Categories: idly, cat, deep, depression, dog, emotions, funny,
Form: Verse
Those Were the Days
Gone are the days
when every man and woman was royalty
Spirited away
when the slave catchers came
Fled are the nights
when every child dreamed of 
being called a...

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Categories: idly, slavery, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Disabled Boy
His knees trembled in the slippery cold
Beside the benches dressed with leaves
Mother was coming, yes so he's been told
To wait in an hour by the...

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Categories: idly, fantasy, fear, nature, boy,
Form: Rhyme
The Waiting Game

I'm playing the waiting game,
not futilely nor waiting in vain.
My delivery, my parcel my expectation;
forces me to ambulation. 

I want it now,
my elixir...

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Categories: idly, time, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Unrequited Affection
When often thinking of times past
In accordance to her own place
She recalled a heart broken young woman
With longing her pain to erase

Guys grow fond of...

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Categories: idly, lost love, lovelonging,
Form: Quatrain
The secret lives of chimney pots I
Cluttering above huddled rooftops
Of sprawling villages 
And shy provincial towns;
Rising sharply amidst swooping
Hesitating when gathering at the
Tangled woodland perimeters of
Outlying greenland bounds,
Jostled apex ridges detach...

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Categories: idly, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Feeding the Ducklings
An only child on grandpa’s farm
I idly dream my days away
in hidden nooks or wooded glades
where elves and fairies go to play.

I race the wind...

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Categories: idly, childhood, happy, nature,
Form: Light Verse
The Artist
Do you remember our first kiss?
It`s captured eternally, on the canvas of my heart.
The oil of our pinnacle painted by Times' lasting brush.
Relived everyday,...

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Categories: idly, art, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
Desire's Fire
It is desire’s fire that frees me from the forgettable
derived from delusion’s wondering eye of dire,
roaming around in squandered robes of pretend,
it offends me…
Idly it...

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Categories: idly, passionme, fire, fire, love, me,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member MOTHER


Mother Earth 
is Crying
Her heart is breaking
Earth is shaking violently
her tears no longer reign
Oceans swelling dry 
all the creatures 
she spits out on her 

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Categories: idly, creation, death, earth, environment, future, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gotta Take Care of Me
These days my home is a disaster where no neatness is mastered.
For years I did the spic and span scene for 

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Categories: idly, anxiety, change, conflict, environment, family, house,
Form: Lyric
Poster Child


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Categories: idly, character, uplifting,
Form: Free verse

HE WAS asleep
Between space and time
The first light on the world
Floated idly
On him
He was just born.

His folded hands
Glowed a pale pink
To keep the fire...

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Categories: idly, god,
Form: Prose Poetry
The ReUnited States of America
Dark clouds on the horizon the hour is quite late.
    As I ponder my destiny and wonder my fate.
The foundation of my...

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Categories: idly, hope, imagination, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Life's In The Mind
The Life of the Mind is extolled by Professors   
   Though when they think, they just guess or 

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Categories: idly, life, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Dream Catcher
My Dream Catcher
By: Tom Wright

Don't idly lay supine upon your bed,
counting glitter,
that sparkles as the star.
Count God's blessings in your life instead,
praising Him,
for being where...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idly, god, judgement, life,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member What if you broke every law of physics
I closed my eyes to break all the laws,
All the laws of physics and natural philosophy. 
I wanted to travel faster than light, 
Go back...

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Categories: idly, freedom, time, universe, , sweet love,
Form: Rhyme