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Best In The Red Poems

Below are the all-time best In The Red poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of in the red poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member September 1945
red rooftops appear to glow in rainy-day haze
lost in memories of pre-war bliss
     she looks up to watch them bleed

pain is...

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Categories: in the red, longing, war,
Form: Free verse



Go Ask Alice
With enlightenment, not inhalation, 
drawn from Jefferson Airplane's (Starship?) 'White Rabbit.' 
(written by Grace Slick)

A Monotetra ~

Don't be drawn into that fairytale
with the Cheshire Cat's...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the red, grief,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member I Simply Love You
I Simply Love You

In the pastel dawn
	I love You.
In the red hot of noonday
	I love You.
At the green summer teatime
	I love You.
When sunset’s brilliant jewels...

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Categories: in the red, love,
Form: Romanticism
Testament
My father's abeng blew up my mother's womb
And I was chained there
Nine months in darkness drinking blood
Longing for my resurrection from the tomb
Longing to break...

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Categories: in the red, politicalme, history, me,
Form: Free verse
Ready and Willing to Work
The job search continues, though unemployment has run out
For me, accepting a government handout set a precedent
If only the largest corporations are to qualify for...

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Categories: in the red, on work and working, parody
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member A Religious Man
I sat in church listening to the preacher
Without hearing a single word he said
I was thinking about the football scores
And my favorite team instead

As they...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the red, life, god, football, god, me, red,
Form: Rhyme
Traces
Traces
In the wet sand
Footprints of gulls, and man
Disappear in the tidal dance
Of waves.

Traces
In the red dust
Feet of man, and horses
Up in canyons, leave no trace...

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Categories: in the red, education, inspirational, life, nature
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member SHALL WE DANCE
SHALL WE DANCE

Shall we dance, as two snakes encircling one another,
A bite to the strike, whom draws the first blood of 
Passions bitter poison.
Venomous vipers,...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the red, animal, dance, desire, fantasy, lust, passion,
Form: Free verse
Deeper than seas
Deeper than seas





Depths of man's heart, deeper than the seas,
Constant turbulence, in the red that flows,
But invisible love, which no one can see,
Reflecting on cheeks,...

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Categories: in the red, lost love,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Red Umbrella

We stroll beneath the Eiffel Tower,
          Caught amidst an autumn shower,
     ...

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Categories: in the red, appreciation, autumn, kiss, paris, rain, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Fifty Shades of Black

What’s the color of forced migration pain?
Ask a black person in America,
and you’ll get fifty different slave answers

What’s the silent sound of invisible chains?
Fifty killahurts...

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Categories: in the red, allusion, color, slavery, truth,
Form: Narrative
River of Blood


...Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am
against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the
great dragon that lieth in the midst of his
rivers, which hath said,...

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Categories: in the red, death, judgement, religious, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Week Before Xmas
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way,
Oh what fun it is to pay that credit card today.
Lots of stuff, mostly junk, keeps us in...

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Categories: in the red, funny, holiday
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Green Humor Contest
A Pinch of Red and Green

St. Patrick’s Day

They pinch without green then take a sip of beer
Small in size holding on to their pot of...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: in the red, humor,
Form: Rhyme
American Bank Robbery in zoin of Roy, ut
lyRical safe 
i don't think sO 
why the bus there is  
as danGers as the sitting in my own homE
i am a Coward 
i...

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Categories: in the red, bullying, celebrity, corruption, death, military, murder,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The 50 Move Rule





"The 50 Move Rule"



Thomas Crown 
rolled his smile 
around her frown

Romance blew a warm breath
over her pristine cowrie shell
Voodoo Mojo Bag

There, 
just there, 
an Ocean...

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Categories: in the red, adventure, muse, mystery, romance,
Form: Romanticism
The Red Umbrella Hideout
It was a dark wet night...rain over head..
Sheltered us close.....an umbrella red.
Breathing moonlight ....in your silent air.
My eyelids closed ..inside your hug and care.

The fragrance...

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Categories: in the red, cute love, drink, kiss, night, rain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member IN THE MARKET FOR SEX - INSPIRED BY CONTEST
Sue lurks in the shadows of the night 
She stands on the street corner in the red light area of town
Her body is silhouetted by...

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Categories: in the red, city, dark, drug, lust, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS CONNECTION
my mind connects up to the universe
which keeps my neural network up to date
through feedback from the higher consciousness
reminding me of proper path to take
and...

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Categories: in the red, spiritual, universe,
Form: Blank verse
Squatter Jack
Squatter Jack

have you lived awhile in west Queensland,
out in the red soil dust,
where the crows will pick your eyes out and,
bore water is a must,
have...

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Categories: in the red, adventure
Form: Rhyme
if ya Cark it
a smile on the dial as off you go,
 saint Peter is waiting ya maybe no,
 stay away from me Joe the crow, 
u aint...

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Categories: in the red, adventure, me,
Form: Ballad
Xmas 2017
9 more days and christmas will be back
That man in the red suit carrying his sack
Squeezing down your chimney 
Or using the magic key

Merry Christmas...

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Categories: in the red, christmas, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Loving Light
I stare into the mesmerizing fire, 
watching the flames dance in the night.
As a breeze passes by, the flames peak higher
I am caught up in...

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Categories: in the red, beautiful, fire, heart, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SURF AND SNOW MEET, A HOLIDAY TREAT

         The Surf And The Snow Meet


The surf and snow reluctantly 
decided to meet.
A strange combination yet...

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Categories: in the red, fantasy, fun, snow, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Living the Dream
My nightmare is so tangible...so vividly I dream,
The dream, it feels so true to me...reality it seems.

Exhaust and smoke are all I breathe...the air is...

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Categories: in the red, animals, fear, food, funny, introspection, life,
Form: Couplet