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Best Impromptu Poems

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


impromptu
my muse
went on
a cruise ship
vacation
leaving me
alone

right
now aft
or port
she is
dancing
on some deck

as i am
playing solitaire
on my cell
phone
not even
real cards

i miss
the texture
not new
nor worn
cards
finger familiar

like touching
her thigh
a...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?



impromptu
amused
by my muse
never having
even seen
snow

she saw
in photos
but never having
ever
felt

feeling
deprived of one
of life's wonders
her starving mind
wanders

i tell her
facts about flakes
never having
ever 
one the same

then throwing 
snow...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
her hair
hanging
dangling down
to touch
my chest

looking up
i see
a blue sky
cloudless
hopeless

is she 
leaning
over me
breathing
into me

trying to inspire
one last poem
cpr requires
pinching
the noise
...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
unfastening
her belly
button
...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
(A poem of Love and Hope)

The sky: Part 1

the sky's timing
so tuned in
to the sun

to the moon
always smiling
bright blue

with never
ending
arms

stretching from
East to West
a loving embrace

taking...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?



impromptu
i need
not look
at photographs
to see you

you are
who i see
deeper than
my very being

no stars
to follow
as my soul
migrates closer

spinning
opposite poles
out of control compass
compassionate madness

i've wrecked
upon a shore
sure...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
i saw a robin
anyone
that knows
anything
knows
though
supposed
to be
a sign
of Spring
knows
that they
don't
migrate
that they
live in
the woods
in winter
in the woods
robins
are
everywhere
unaware
thinking
that this
is
Spring...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
i want
to ride you
like a circus
animal now
performing
in the first ring
...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
I want
to migrate
navigate the
stars as did the

magi to
find not my
christ child but
you

now with
my head far
above the clouds
allowing visions to

be seen in
the star charts
that constantly show
me...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
Stein's rose line
Warhol's can
a symbol without
simile
the artist
once known as
Prince
my Muse is my Muse is my Muse...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
the snow
people saw
the sun
for the first time

the pipe dropped
from her mouth
the carrot dropped
from him

their feelings
weren't tears
they were deeply
felt not knowing

what had
moved them so
was to
melt...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
impromptu
i like
a woman
with a big

i did
say i like
women with

but
i should
shut up

because
i don't
love

women
i just
love

you...

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Categories: impromptu, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Friendly Goodbye

Poem 1: A Boy And His Painted Piano

he used lively greens
tender blues,
touches of plain mauve 
and rainbow trout splatters
to paint music
on the gas fumes 
that...

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Categories: impromptu, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Water Tower
The water tower stands above the town and can be seen for miles around.  It has a 
ladder leading up to the base of...

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Categories: impromptu, childhood, faith, father, lifewords,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member SOUP SAFARI
SOUP SAFARI
,      ,        ,        ,



here I...

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Categories: impromptu, happiness, holiday, people
Form: Couplet
Premium Member She Hasn't Left Me Yet
I remember when youth felt forever,
for I didn't understand grown-up things.
And I spent all of my time playing games,
dreaming of magical dragons with wings.

Yet in...

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Categories: impromptu, emotions, feelings, imagery, innocence,
Form: Quatrain
The Deliverance
O'er fields strewn with harvested evergreens,
There ventured a marine from Queens,
His flesh were a slight inky, his clothing was ragged,
No more alive, flowing in dread...

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Categories: impromptu, dark, life, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DREAM STREAMS
Shallow ,transient
fearfully blue
ingnorant eyes
images untrue.

Trouble,torment
a different hue
stains that shame
dull yet  new.


It's a daydream,awake
a nightmare asleep
It's not as it seems
what does it mean?


Brooding,pensive
selfless sincere
a meaningless...

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Categories: impromptu, dream, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member guardian angel


I sit neath the elm
Thank my lucky star

Feel some overwhelm
It’s all too bizarre
From another realm
A guardian czar

My private angel
Watching over me
Oft a miracle
Arrives impromptu

Avoiding radar
Gone...

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Categories: impromptu, angel, appreciation, encouraging, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY PEN TO YOU


Writing I most appreciate 
When poetry I can create
Be it a sonnet impromptu
I need every word to ring true 
I sometimes open the floodgate
When I...

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Categories: impromptu, fun, passion, poetry, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A WOMAN S STYLE
A WOMAN’S STYLE

Why, oh, why am I transmogrified with desire when I see you in society?
Is it right to control me when I just want...

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Categories: impromptu, appreciation, dedication, desire, how
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sister, Sister
Mother Superior faced a daunting task,
Like no other in her forty years.
She had prayed it simply wasn’t so,
That Godly intervention might belie her fears.

But sadly,...

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Categories: impromptu, angst, confusion, drink, funny,
Form: Rhyme
A Firefighter One Might See

A little girl I stand, awakened early morning hour.
The sound of shuffles preparing, for coffee one will scour.

Muffled voice all too familiar, for only one...

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Categories: impromptu, angel, dad, dedication, family,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Things
From a store window
We watched a woman hit by a car
Wearing a bright summer dress
She moved in short staccato steps 
In a desperate dance to...

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Categories: impromptu, lifeold, old,
Form: Narrative
Interrupted

Should I kill myself, 
or have a cup of coffee? 
-Albert Camus- 


Being dead is blunt, 
numbing and offensive. 
Yet it is life and not...

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Categories: impromptu, blue, philosophy,
Form: Free verse