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Best Initial Poems

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

Premium Member A Cathartic Weave Of Three

the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: initial, break up, celebration, devotion,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Wire Walker

There’s the tightrope for you to walk, wire walker - 

defying the gravity of reality and the reality of gravity
you know damn well he won't...

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Categories: initial, betrayal, conflict, husband, jealousy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Small Stain Of Blood
an early morning rise,
up the stairs
walk into the bathroom 
in the sink
a small stain of blood.

less than a measure of yesterday 
pulling a baby out...

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Categories: initial, child, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry Police # 2
Many (con)-ARTIST are drinking more than the soup
A kidnapping of the mind
Confessions/conspiracy/rounded up in groups
Interrogation on a  prowler /who's words robbed us blind
Corrupting our...

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Categories: initial, dedicationwords, me, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Senility's Tightrope collab with CD
She sits in silence at the end of day
Beside the fire that barely warms the air
Her mind in anguish, threads that tend to fray
Companionless, within...

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Categories: initial, age, longing,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member True Love's Bloom
I'd never drawn a breath until we met
          And that one taken at the sight of...

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Categories: initial, dream, passion, soulmate, true
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Wedding
Wedding Night in Raqqa

Cyclonic violet vision

Etheral and immortal

She swirls her sand baked torso.

Evoking the initial collision of primordial seed,

Swathed in gossamer purple veils,

Writhing to the...

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Categories: initial, adventure, husband, life, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Diary of a Tobacco Chewer-w
“I never travel without my diary,
One should have something sensational to read”

5-4-11: I never knew about the above quote of Wilde
But an event in...

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Categories: initial, cancer, me,
Form: Free verse
A Murder

Poetry,they will dissect you
ignoring poet's bleeding heart,
a judgement today for you too,
poetry, they will dissect you!
So many knives  to cut you through
a bleeding heart...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, poetry
Form: Triolet
Unrequited Affection
When often thinking of times past
In accordance to her own place
She recalled a heart broken young woman
With longing her pain to erase

Guys grow fond of...

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Categories: initial, lost love, lovelonging,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member You Know You're In The Zone When:
When the poem jumps on you, wholly formed,
Needing only you to let it out.
When you lose track of what the other person's saying,
Because your inner...

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Categories: initial, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
oh, yes.
I have a new lover, the best that I have had in a while; he satisfies my insatiable 

anytime ~


He is Italian, and he...

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Categories: initial, funny, happiness, imagination, passion,
Form: Light Verse
Rosaline's Revenge
Oh Juliet!  A memory of a love long lost in vain…
thy bridal song, a dirge of darkened madrigal becomes.
Yet thought of you, for me,...

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Categories: initial, sad love,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Love, Love, Love

Why am I attracted to certain types of women

The ones that display that indescribable feminine trait

Demure yet with that certain openness and lust for life


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Categories: initial, love,
Form: Narrative
Princess Love
The girls, 
are growing up,
We forgot about that princess love, 
The waiting for men to cover our broken bodies in their poetry love,
We let go...

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© Merel vdb  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, 11th grade, desire, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Blind faith
Blind Faith

So, even the expression, blind faith, makes my blood boil.
I've had one too many conversations with "intellectuals" who disdainfully look down on us...

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Categories: initial, creation, truth,
Form: Didactic

Memories often come to mind
     through anything that we may find
perhaps, collected in a box

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Categories: initial, appreciation, family, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 3rd Child
My story is quite simple
My husband and I had been faithfully  
Correctly using birth control for almost 13 years 
We’d forgotten it only once


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Categories: initial, abortion, baby, christian, devotion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Dali Driven
Of spring passion?
Lacerations of decadence?
coiled in ringlets at the nape of her neck-
light wrapped in strands iridescent and bent
toward her silhouette's kiss.
Shadows on a match...

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Categories: initial, art, happiness, people,
Form: Free verse
You WANT to and CAN write poetry
Dear budding poet,

Regarding modern poetry this is a result of poets such as you redesigning forms of poetry written through the ages by different nationalities,...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, age, devotion, imagination, me,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Senility's Tightrope Co-write with Paul Callus
She sits in silence at the end of day
Beside the fire that barely warms the air
Her mind in anguish, threads that tend to fray
Companionless, within...

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Categories: initial, age, health, longing,
Form: Rhyme
The Witch Doctor
Face for fading music
Disappearing in the distant
Those that stood still
Were called forth by the mystic
To answer a question
To answer the inquisition
For this was not the...

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Categories: initial, adventure, fantasy, imagination, introspection,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FOR TIM - You know why
The foggy tenderness a balmy buffer,
  smiling oblivion decomposes anguish
    and pain...
In frost a cloak to keep you protected:

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Categories: initial, friend, friendship, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ghost

I am not

I do not hear until I say

I am not a part unless I make it so

There is no need of me ...

No requirement...

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Categories: initial, introspection, loneliness, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
When your children are born you have your dreams for them 
but you never really know
what direction they will take…
where their life will go.

As they...

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© Jim Yerman  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: initial, dream, parents,
Form: Verse