Get Your Premium Membership

Best Ignominious Poems

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

Aces and Eights
At a poker table in a Deadwood saloon,
Wild Bill Hickok popped his last balloon.
He suffered the most ignominious of fates
while holding black pairs of aces...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, history,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member O Joy O Joy
A baby is born ~ O Joy! O Joy!
A baby is born ~ O Joy! O Joy!

At the moment of birth it's completely dependent

Read More
Categories: ignominious, baby, child, freedom, god, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Showdown
The Lilliputians are out playing ball
   Enjoying the fresh air of late Fall
When storm clouds roll in
   Hulking Gullivers, wearing wide...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, anti bullying, basketball, bullying, conflict, courage,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The River Styx
Atmospheres of the weary tears that flow through the river Styx
Bonded by the watchful eye for Hades is in the molten mix

Cerberus is in his...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, analogy, deep, evil, mythology,
Form: Couplet
Hello There Carrot Top
Because of a jackknifed tractor-trailer up ahead,
vehicles on this highway has been stopped cold dead.
The radio traffic report came on a little late.
That is the...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, adventure, girlfriend-boyfriend, social, , cute,
Form: Rhyme

Einstein’s brain was more complicated than any Swiss army knife.
A pathologist took it from his cranium creating its’ ignominious afterlife.
He confined it in a formalin...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, history, life, loss,
Form: Clerihew

    The sweating crowd breathed the stifling air,
    As four hooded figures quietly hanging...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, eulogy, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wake Asia Wake - Part Two - 2
(Continued from Part Two - 1)

Nothing of the foisoning ageold homegrownwine
       strained through Ol’ Kayyam’s ever draining ruba’iyat bowl

Read More
© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignominious, inspirational,
Form: Dramatic monologue
It is a nagging subject,
this quest within the mind
to reach beyond the self to
that great universal churning
of the truth-- unfolding rays of light
we may not...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Nations Leaders
Pick up the pieces, the remnants of
your folly, you few who shuffle the
decks of life. So few to guide ones
destiny, giving quality or lack of,

Read More
Categories: ignominious, political,
Form: Free verse
Just recycled laptop number four.
They lived three years each – no less, no more.
Tossing the poor things into a bin
Feels like committing the gravest sin.


Read More
Categories: ignominious, computer, giggle,
Form: Rhyme
China Squash Open 2015
The Bund China Squash Open 2015

The Bund China  Squash Open 2015 was recently played  out in Shanghai…
It was the first squash major as...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, appreciation, celebration, inspirational, magic, sports, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Mary's Farewell
In a short time, you will be my executioner.
Your actions shall be considered a favor.
You say to me “Lady, please forgive me”.
I, Mary Stuart, am...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, historyme, marriage, england, marriage, me, cousin,
Form: Rhyme
Ignominious consecrations - Arise. 
Through tainted, synoptic eyes 
With condescending erroneous lies 
Despicable temptations - tease and denies 
My nemesis creation, 
insatiable appetites are no...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, addiction, allusion, anger, angst, fear, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Benny Mussolini
Benito Mussolini was known to folks in Italo as Il Duce.

   But they became disenchanted and hanged him with a noosey!

He was strung...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Wake Asia Wake - Part One - 5
And take the tasks in your own hands  the tasks of your own fate
      do not let the helper...

Read More
© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignominious, inspirational, words, age, age,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Beautiful Illusion
Unconditional love, 
that grants me access to a faraway paradise, 
is what I feel for you 
Breath taking beauty 
is what I see in you...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, break up, dark, deep, depression, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Couscous
Preposterous hippopotamus laughs at scandalous rhinoceros. 
Precipitous, calamitous cumulus leaks rain on head.
Furious, igneous volcanoes spurt copious lava, aqueous and amphibious into sea. 
But despite...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, food,
Form: Free verse
The Ballad of Mary Morgan
Two hundred and three long years have flown
  Since you swung in Gallows Lane.
Now only two rough and mossy stone
  Memorials remain.

And one...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, anniversary, history, sin, , memorial,
Form: Ballad
A venomous viper
Poca à poca you crawled
I stood dumb as you fouled
The golden rules
Only heaven knows
Why I stood still and froze
As you sneered and spat
Your rancorous venom...

Read More
Categories: ignominious,
Form: Blank verse
Awakened by the melancholic melody of necessity,
Roused by contractual obligation,
Against darkness in endless adversity,
Evolved into a specie with night vision,
Subconsciously performed ritual dances,
Penance to restore...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, angst, career, how i feel, repetition,
Form: Rhyme
Farewell, My Carlotta
My Dearest Carlotta,
my beloved inamorata,
you must be back in Austria,
far away from this dilemma.

I was an Austrian prince.
I let Napoleon convince
myself of greatness. 
As an...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, historyme,
Form: Rhyme
Temporary Paradise
An extant place, some say a mythological place that only exists in the minds of fools. Nonsense! I have seen it with my own eyes....

Read More
Categories: ignominious, beautiful, betrayal, bible, heartbroken, lonely, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member No Great Expectations
The ruling party's eternal line: Warriors brightly shine, 
Their battlefield triumphs necessarily fine.
Yet crown them as statesmen, heroics diminish,
Often resulting in ignominious finishes.

Caesar defeated Pompey,...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, leadership, military, political, power, sad, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Sprigs And Spirit Of Sistine -5
We are the Ignudi
unclothed, ebullient and energetic, 
we lean and lunge, twist and turn
impervious to the imposition of ignominious imposters,
we are an expression of immortal...

Read More
Categories: ignominious, creation,
Form: Epic