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Best Ill Poems

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


Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: ill, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse



POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: ill, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry, simile, word
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a unkempt demeanor. 
His salt and pepper hair had not 
been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ill, faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Black Cloak
It's like a black cloak around our world bringing misery and death
One scientist said "if it mutates you ain't seen nothing yet" 
If only the...

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Categories: ill, death, evil, goodbye, grief, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Free Spirit ------
How can I explain to you,
you a poor mortal,
what a free spirit is?
Consider I have no bounds,
I go just where I fancy.
I relish moments of...

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Categories: ill, fantasy, stars,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member It was Beautiful Yesterday


Bha e brèagha an-de
(It was Beautiful Yesterday)


There was a sailing vessel
With many a sail proudly lapping in the wind
A flag of the Celtic honor, in...

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Categories: ill, angel, angst, bereavement, feelings, funeral, heart,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: ill, earth, hate, heaven, life, light, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Lilah of the Lilacs
Like violets were her eyes when first I spied
the lady with a sweet child’s face who peeked
at me from bushes that she stood beside,
alluring Lilah,...

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Categories: ill, autumn, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Tribute to Daddy
You were the oak in our family tree,
With roots that were strong and true,
Holding on so tenaciously
No ill wind could topple you.
We nestled under your...

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Categories: ill, dad, daughter, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I heard I might find a poet here Part 3

"May I?" she asked motioning to my dog-eared notepad as a child might
asking for a cookie expecting to be told it would spoil her dinner
I...

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Categories: ill, beauty, poetry,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
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Remember free will, too, has been gifted,
with freedom, allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered still, now uplifted, 
God provides each one a...

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Categories: ill, 6th grade, earth, god, horse, introspection,
Form: Sonnet
In Mind
In depths of mind we despair
chilled within the barren dark
we look hard, inside out
for answers to unknown questions
but none are really there
it's us that makes...

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ill, community, courage, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dandelions

Sustained by the frequent spring showers
Adorned by rosettes of dark green
They burst into dense yellow flowers
The florets parading their sheen.

They sway to sensations of pleasure...

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Categories: ill, flower, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Verdict
.                        ...

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Categories: ill, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Remembered In Thy Full Bloom,Collaboration by Robert J Lindley, Teppo Gren and Michael P Clark
Remembered In Thy Full Bloom 
A Collaboration By,
Robert Lindley, Teppo Gren
and  Michael P Clarke.


Thou art remembered in thy full bloom,
a rose grown within my...

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Categories: ill, art, creation, deep, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FALLING FROM THE HEIGHTS
FALLING FROM THE HEIGHTS

Who knew the road would fill with gravel’s pain?
My feet, sore bare, beneath the calloused peat.
The sun beat hard, no friend the...

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Categories: ill, death,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Grace
Oliver and Grace were planning to wed
At a church in Dublin on Easter day
They put on hold and chose to fight instead
For the fight for...

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Categories: ill, ireland, love, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The White Roses Died With You
We planted roses in the spring
when love was floating in the air.
A diamond glittered on your ring
reflected in your hazel eyes
the rainbow hues of paradise.
We...

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Categories: ill, change, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Easter Means to Me
I followed you from Galilee
To that sad day on Calvary
     Of love You spoke
     New hope You...

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Categories: ill, faith, holidayheart, easter, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don't Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still...

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Categories: ill, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving, christian, forgiveness,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member LIFE IN ETERNITY
LIFE IN ETERNITY*


1.

The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: ill, birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Swept under the carpet
If people suffer in truth at our hands
with ill education and manners
Then we turn on them spitting words
casting stones of hate
blame them as a menace...

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Categories: ill, childhood, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ultimate Centerfold Girl
At center of soul,
Lien my  wealth  of gold,
In the bible,
You’re very well liable,
To see gold,
In centerfold,
Of soul,

Not in centerfold ,
Of playboy, so bold,
Not...

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Categories: ill, allegory, love
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member POETRY SOUP HEROES FOR CONTEST
To single out special people on soup is such a hard task
So many people have helped me, so it’s a really big ask


I discovered on...

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Categories: ill, angel, for her, for him, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
I HAVE BEEN TO PLACES OF GREAT DEATH
I have been to places of great death:
walking the battlefield at Gettysburg,
as a lusty young man of no firm belief
who stepped between the great rocks
of...

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Categories: ill, allegory, angel, death, love, prayer, visionary,
Form: Free verse