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Best James Poems

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

Premium Member Ode to Poetry Critics (Co-written with James Fraser)
Wipe that silly grin from your face, boy
I am a woman, but certainly not a wimp
Watch me roll with the punches, tough guy
It'll take more...

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Categories: james, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain

At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: james, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might


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Categories: james, body, death, fantasy, kiss,
Form: Ballad
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: james, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy,
Form: Ode

They stand, silently,
shoulder to shoulder, upright,
save one at the end, leather bound
who slouches, James Dean fashion.
Six with blue covers, gold blocked,
uniform, like Trumpton Firemen.
All wear...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: james, books,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: james, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member - Life's Last Journey -

         ~ everything is in your heart and hands - the end of life - empathy ~


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Categories: james, caregiving, death, prayer,
Form: Monoku
Who I Would Bring Back
Who would I bring back, if I had only one
Perhaps a great leader, Kennedy or Lincoln

Or I could choose a musical icon
Such as John Lennon...

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Categories: james, memory, mother, nostalgia, woman,
Form: Couplet

Dear Caren, Andrea, Cay Cay, Carolyn and Jan
Rico, Arturo, Paul and Chris, all of you are the same...

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Categories: james, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

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Categories: james, celebration, character, dedication, farewell,
Form: Free verse
How About This for Veterans Day
How About This for Veterans Day

A monthly Monday morning military meeting
Would be great for them as way of greeting
Talking about things happening another day
Of past...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: james, patriotic,
Form: Couplet
101  POETS

I want to thank 101 poets, when words have no limit.
All 101 spots full of flowing imagery and spirit.
Nathan Dilts my #1~writing for...

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Categories: james, celebration, community, dedication, friend,
Form: Rhyme
I'm Not Your Puppet
I’m Not Your Puppet

Don’t you ever forget
that I’m not your puppet! 
I’m not a toy on a string that you can manipulate,
so you can walk...

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Categories: james, break up, goodbye, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gathering of the Golden Girls - Soup Convention
Four “Golden Girls” seated at a table
Grey streaks our hair, but minds remain stable
     Convention is underway

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Categories: james, friendship, funnytime,
Form: Limerick
I must Carpe Diem
I used to live life full of dreams 
Planning, for many years to come.
Where I will be, when I will go,
A future that was filled...

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Categories: james, death, family, feelings, life,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Frosted Panes - re-post

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Categories: james, girl, life, me, sea,
Form: Quatrain
The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: james, remember, , cute,
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: james, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Masterpiece

 By James Marshall Goff



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Categories: james, peace
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Maria Down Under
There’s endless miles of golden sandy beaches
Sparkling aqua waters as far as the eye can see
Gods and Goddesses frolic au naturel down under
Here’s where Heaven...

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Categories: james, beach, lust, satire, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
To Jan Allison About Our True Real Self
Introduction: Our real problem is, "Will we ever be able to learn who our true, 
real self really is?" Being true to and with ourselves...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: james, inspirational, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Little ol' me

I wish I could write
like those others before me,
Byron and Shelley and old Edgar Poe

Flowery phrases
Thy love unforgetting,
chasing a raven as ink tends to flow


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Categories: james, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bright Beautiful Red
Big ripe Mcintosh apples found lying on the ground
Release sweet juiciness when their finders take a bite.
Ibises of scarlet stand elsewhere in the world without...

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Categories: james, color,
Form: Acrostic
Sue dated an old bloke called Darren
He said surgery'd made him barren
But one errant sperm
Escaped from his ‘worm’
Now Sue’s had a baby named Sharon!



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Categories: james, baby, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Breed
Sometimes within the walls of today
We simply search for another way

To make this day all it should be
I must learn to live eternally

A blessing given...

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Categories: james, confusion, introspection, native americanlife,
Form: Couplet