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

Premium Member The Mostly Ignored Rant of the Contest Judge
I set a contest carefully
called ‘Write about something from under the sea’ -
an octopus or a manta ray!
“A manta ray? What’s that you say?
No, no,...

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Categories: ignored, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Fallen Poet
(The Fallen Poet)

Shadows, fall from the east
Winter show, white meadows,
Compelling words lost, in a silent world
Beautiful, Bloomingdale is how it goes
Apocalypto-- my very own limbo

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignored, absence, confusion, depression, emo, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shackles of love
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.

No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignored, analogy, love,
Form: Free verse
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignored, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Whip Of Your Selfish Whims

the bane
of being so slavishly in love
and facing another bloodless sunrise alone
myself I’m spun in silken strands enthralled       ...

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Categories: ignored, desire, emotions, longing, love hurts, lust,
Form: Free verse

Due to growing Nimbus clouds of oppression
an area of low pressure has been building
Rest assured, it won't lead to bouts of depression
but rumblings of...

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Categories: ignored, humorous, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I dreamt of you
I dreamt of you last night.
Musty mist swirled around, 
Feverish fog muddled my vision.
In panic, I dreamt I could not find you.

I searched into the...

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Categories: ignored, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Comes a Wind
Thirsting, thirsting. . . shriveled earth
suffocates in summer’s dearth,
yearns for rain clouds’ forthwith bursting:
Shriveled earth. . . thirsting, thirsting.

Browning, browning in their beds,
flowers parched hang...

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Categories: ignored, nature, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Insanity Music
Last year, her imagination went double
So she ignored her previous schedule.
She put all her dreams inside of clear jars,
Decorated with different, assorted stars.

She believed if...

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Categories: ignored, change, character, conflict, confusion, depression, mental
Form: Rhyme
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: ignored, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Penny for your Thoughts
So many pennies,
lost in the system,
rejected, neglected,
dejected -
cursed by '99' price tags,
a charity box favourite,
nobody wants nor waits for.

So many forgotten pennies,
lost on the streets...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignored, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse
I have deleted the 2 poems I posted earlier today, and instead I offer what will be my final write.  I have read the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignored, moving on,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: ignored, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Footprints to Follow
Father’s bare feet left footprints in the sand
Young son followed, each step carefully planned

Tim wanted so much to be like his Dad
Always emulating, quite a...

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Categories: ignored, childhood, inspirational
Form: Couplet
My Poetry Garden
My poetry garden of late has lain untended and forlorn.
I succumbed to shock and dismay upon entering recently, for I observed that
great disagreement had erupted...

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Categories: ignored, garden,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The True Mother

“The True Mother”

What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: ignored, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
These We'll Yet Destroy
Two owls charmed me
moments before I embarked
on the hours of industry to come.
Their silhouettes were dark and secretive,
their voices wistful and low.
I had a moment...

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Categories: ignored, environment,
Form: Free verse
My weakness

Wondrous of many blessings.
Smiling never a frown.
My prayers, Lord, are  suddenly being ignored.
I've taken a tumble...

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Categories: ignored, absence, abuse, confusion, faith, life, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Devil Is In This Tale

Her insecurity would not let her see,
I wanted her!
I thought she knew, my heart was opened.
I should've asked.

She walked on a thread, fourteen stories high

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Categories: ignored, heart, heaven, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dust Bunnies
Some places exist which folks need to clean,
like deep in a closet or under a bed.
Such spots get ignored because they’re unseen.
Those in plain view...

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Categories: ignored, children, society,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The World Around US
Awaking blithe each morning,
with eyes upon the World,
I wonder, are we mourning
with ebon flags unfurled –
or are they but a warning,
some draped like snakes and...

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Categories: ignored, earth, environment, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Favorite Flower---Dandelion
Glads and the lilies that grow very tall
Petunia and pansies...I do love them all

My favorites, however, are not really owned
Not found in the garden, but...

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Categories: ignored, nature,
Form: Couplet
There once was a poet who despaired
though blessed with a fair amount of flair
that he was way too thick
to master limericks
counting words an arduous affair...

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Categories: ignored, light, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member LONELINESS

(Message of hope dedicated to all those that have been through such an excruciating experience.)

Unbearable solitude,
When you are present, Time immobile 
Each second an...

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Categories: ignored, inspirational, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
In youth I looked at life through my front window
Everything was new and unexplored
Expectations flowed like rushing water
Nothing that I viewed could be ignored

Paths untested...

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Categories: ignored, introspection, life, life, life,
Form: Rhyme