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Best Idol Poems

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


Premium Member No American Idol
A gentle hush fell over the pond
The crickets ceased their evening song
Many jewel-toned feathers circled and flew
And perched as tonight's "Idol" audience grew

Poor little bird...

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Categories: idol, animals, funny
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member American Idol
Hearing talented young voices provides such pleasure
In our quest for America’s latest idol treasure

Next year the judging panel will not be the same
The man we...

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Categories: idol, funny, music, peoplemay,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Adored to Abhorred
from owned to dethroned
you led me
from queen to unseen
you hid me
once crowned to now bound
you kept me

absorbed to derobed
you left me
a spectacle to be gawked...

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Categories: idol, courage, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member "Life's Absolute Epigrams" (for 2010)
Christian Love frame

The only need for death to every exist
Was to slay the fictional self
And all the embellishments used to support it

Fear not, Love’s little...

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Categories: idol, inspirational, introspection, loveprayer, love,
Form: Didactic
Gold Fever
Gold Fever 

History will not record the bloated weight
Of this pious and bigoted race 
Or count the fat and flaccid wealth
Of religions idolatry

Those pages have...

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Categories: idol, faithfaith, political, perspective,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: idol, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Questions for Dad
How do you do it...
   arrested again.
Paroled for awhile
   then back to the pen.
We know you don't mean it.
  ...

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Categories: idol, childhood, daughter, family, father, children, loss,
Form: I do not know?
Apology in advance
The long haired voice spoke 
now the truth is heard 
at last we have awoke

Ice the bruised ego 
burnt by the allure of fire 
first...

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Categories: idol, appreciation, celebration, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Confessions In Her Confidence -
I know where she prays within the necessity of nightfall
inside the Poets' Pantheon, an isolated Idol
they all came, close as envy can to care,
flowers and...

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Categories: idol, nature,
Form: Epic
Premium Member INNER BEAUTIES PROMISE
How many emotional tears have we so cried, us the unperfected,
The Barbie generational rejected, or Ken doll unrealistic Idol worship.
Cursed by society’s vision of ultimate...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idol, change, conflict, confusion, courage, culture, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member New York City's Greenwich Village
                        ...

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Categories: idol, life, nostalgia, places, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE SILENCE OF STONE

Hard is the rock, yet it does roll, beneath the oceans
Swift currents its rough edges become smooth, rounded
But it makes no sound; it is the...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idol, imagery, imagination, inspirational, nature, time, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sister -- a poem in 2 parts
            I.

End-Cut Prime Rib of Beef,  
Crab-cake, Lobster Tail,
Sea Scallops.

I feel — no...

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Categories: idol, bereavement, food, forgiveness, grief, love, sister,
Form: I do not know?
You Know
You Know

By Elton Camp

The conversation has only begun
When I realize it is with a moron.
On every thought he does bestow
The foolish phrase, “You know.”

Just how...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idol, funnyme, golf, me, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Winds Obey

tale
from old
Slavic god
idol worshipped
sage  and  protector
season’s spirit
winds obey
chiming
toll

gusts
from gods
stab with blades
of  potent  breath
freezing  the  tundra
and stripping oaks
till summer’s
warm air
wafts

winds
rage...

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Categories: idol, mythology, wind,
Form: Ninette
Jealousy in Unexpected Places
I’m really not a jealous person. I am happy for those who are fortunate in life.  If I see a lady who has a...

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Categories: idol, people, happy, missing, woman, nice, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member America's Idle Pastime
America's (Idle) Pastime

From New York, Austin, and L.A.,
From Cleveland and Seattle,
Ingloriously they screech or bray
In an auditioning battle.

And by the time we all feel sick,
(the...

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Categories: idol, funny,
Form: Grook
Premium Member A Piece Of Me
I want to tell you about me, this girl, this poet, this human. I want to share a
piece of me.  This journey will be...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idol, introspection, life,
Form: Haibun
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 6
Upon this date he spoke no more of the preceding moments, 
Tearing and hurling insult upon insult
In several directions, his tongue whipped and scorched me,
And...

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Categories: idol, adventure, character, gothic, heart, love, philosophy,
Form: Free 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: idol, religion,
Form: Free verse
Malala


In Swat valley in Northern Pakistan
Malala, a young female teenager 
Stood against the might of the Taliban
And earned the respect of those who knew her...

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Categories: idol, courage, education, girl, hero, inspiration, tribute,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
The Stranger
Gifting dreams of hope to my eyes, he vanished in a flash
Carting away the treasure of sorrows, leaving mirage a trash

Thorns of grief were, in...

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Categories: idol, hope, lifeurdu,
Form: Ghazal
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: idol, art, hero, imagination, inspirational, international, life,
Form: Free verse
A MAN LIKE THIS
A man like this,
Who sacrifices his entire life
for the betterment of our country
uniting whole nation.
Who reached his goal
digesting every tension.
India become independent
without any war,
without any...

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Categories: idol, freedom, patriotic,
Form: Personification
Wings of your Love
When I see your face
Bright as a star in dark skies
Your eyes radiant and clear as crystal
Tears of love drench my cheeks-
On your shoulders forever...

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Categories: idol, girlfriend-boyfriend, loveheart, heart, love,
Form: Narrative