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Best Imbibing Poems

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


Premium Member VOICE IN HIDING


Hiding here inside my closet, I feel safe in the dark
knowing on a pile of sheets lies my very psyche;
it's only a thought, yet I...

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Categories: imbibing, absence, voice,
Form: Free verse



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: imbibing, fantasy, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear Gustav

Oh ...

Gustav, how you pique the senses
Captured passion's plural tenses

Lovers twined in percale folds
Caught supine with spattered golds

Porcelain dolls in fetal slumbers
Brushed, sublime, in tans...

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Categories: imbibing, art, beauty, history, humanity,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Love Me Like You Mean It

See me; don’t just look at me.
Gaze into my warmth. . .adoringly.
Don’t utter words when the eyes can say so much.
Trace my face with your...

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Categories: imbibing, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn Rapture
Autumn is a woman. Bedecked in gold and crimson, hair
Upswept, serene, she warmly glistens till capriciously shaking her
Tresses loose and imbibing northern winds, she begins...

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Categories: imbibing, seasons,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member Addicted To You
You course in my veins with prurience, wild
          Immersing my marrow in urge, recompiled
  ...

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Categories: imbibing, analogy, drug, love, metaphor, passion, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Words With a Venomous Sting
It was not my intention to ever post in PS again
but through an open window I've caught a glimpse
and smell of what's been dumped into...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imbibing, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh Luna
Oh Luna

Oh Luna, I am watching you 
     rise in eastern skies.
Your fullness fills my heart 
    ...

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Categories: imbibing, imagery, longing, love, moon, sky, stars,
Form: Free verse
A Pirates life for me- for contest

Here we are in 1650, which is ten minutes to five
swing the wheel to the West, which is left,
put your sun cream away, man the...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imbibing, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Night Angel
In deep slumber madness, she comforts me
Appearing, unencumbered, from the mist
Subconscious suspension our nightly tryst
Erasing my mind of bad memories
She mends and warms my soul...

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Categories: imbibing, angel, dream, forgiveness, happiness, love,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Night Angel - Collaborating Sonnets with Lin Lane
In deep slumber madness, she comforts me
Appearing, unencumbered, from the mist
Subconscious suspension our nightly tryst
Erasing my mind of bad memories
She mends and warms my soul...

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Categories: imbibing, dream, emotions, feelings,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Night Angel: A Collaboration with Daniel Turner
This is presented in a series of three sonnets in a collaboration
between Daniel Turner and Lin Lane. 
They are based on the original sonnet of...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imbibing, angel, hope,
Form: Sonnet
Elites Who Are Not Elite
We see them sitting in towers
carved from ‘learned’ ivory,
insulated by their tenure
from the world of reality,
poisoning their students minds,
putting bad ideas in their heads,
the kind...

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Categories: imbibing, corruption, culture, how i feel, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Madcap Happiness
happiness, puppy-sweet, lapping at toes. the strumming of sea nymph shells. the laughter of intoxicated friends, slightly tipsy, imbibing in whites and reds, sharing spousal...

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Categories: imbibing, friendship, imagination,
Form: Haibun
Lack of Direction
When I had just turned nineteen,
I then caught the travel bug.
The urge to travel the world,
was similar to any drug.

But I lived in a country...

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Categories: imbibing, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wind is Isolde - Part 2
 Continued from Part 1

The orphans and widows lean into the breeze
watching horrified hangmen descend to their knees 
for the angel of mercy’s no longer...

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Categories: imbibing, fantasy, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whale songs
Humpback beauties call to their young
Communicating to calves so precious 
Don't be so immediately audacious
You can wander, just don't go too long

Blubberous parents are there...

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Categories: imbibing, sea, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Immortal Mind Uploading
Mere mortal body has to die, but what of mind?
Brain transplants are defeated by mortal neurons, that will all eventually age and fail.
Uploading minds to...

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Categories: imbibing, life,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Summer sight
Summer sight


Ripples of the river, in addition, current of the slope
And canoe's shake, ahead lover's smiley face
Foam like milky run, sprinkles of icy flakes
Scatters of...

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Categories: imbibing, blue, fun, love, poems, sea, sky,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member REALITY OF MODERN TIMES


In this new world, the reality of insanity
Elicits frail morality, losing deep values
To cuthroat urbanity. We thirst for quick fixes
And dismiss gentle formality although life
Grants...

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Categories: imbibing, corruption, humanity, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Butterflies and Honey Bees


In the meadow, weeds flowering
By a cluster of old shade trees
Make a lovely scene attracting
Some butterflies and honey bees

Butterflies sipping each flower
Flit happily from bloom...

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Categories: imbibing, butterfly, color, flower, food, insect, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Belle of the Balls
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Categories: imbibing, fantasy, children,
Form: Narrative
The Heart of Imagination
Imagination of my heart, be still
Is it not true that thoughts define our world?
And bring to light obscurities that thrill.

For in the mind, new ideas...

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Categories: imbibing, creation, faith, god, imagination, philosophy, science,
Form: Terza Rima
Daddy's A Workaholic
Daddy’s a workaholic...
But what about the hospital stay... the loss of blood,
his ashen dignity
Slight prate about moving into a veteran’s home

Only in his young eighty’s
Workaholics...

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Categories: imbibing, father, health, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
Happy Anniversary
A meditative sun squints
At a cloud imbibing atmosphere
As stars blaze the quilt of night

“To dawn,” says Tick Tock
And the darkness rises
And their doubt shrinks

On the...

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Categories: imbibing, anniversary, celebration,
Form: Free verse