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Best Jobs Poems

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

Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: jobs, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme

**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: jobs, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jobs, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Secret of the Mortician
The Secret of the Mortician

Dead, but I got eyes
Prepares my body at the morgue
Opens the chest
Drains the blood from its nudity
Admires my body before it...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: corruption, dark, death, funeral, jobs, lust,
Form: Verse
Just Within Reach

just within reach?

lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: jobs, introspection,
Form: I do not know?

Internal Interview
Living amid the blurred lines of my reflections
Stark cold fears snow me blanket my resolve
Nestled my leafless core begging for rebirth

Patches of life clumped to...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, hope, jobs, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letting Go
Their lives begin, that special day
Your hardest job, is on the way.
Walking and pacing, all night long
Knowing that one day, they’ll be strong.

Watching them crawl,...

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Categories: jobs, family, life, teen, timeparents, parents, high
Form: Rhyme
A Joyless Job
At the window, palms under my chin,
such beauty I see, out the frosted pane,
I was mesmerized, it showed in my grin,
so picture perfect, the snow...

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Categories: childhood, humor, jobs, snow, weather, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to...

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Categories: jobs, society,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Admissions of a Sloth
I like to exercise my mind, but how I hate to work.
Whatever needs exertion is the action that I shirk.
Labor with the brain is fine....

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Categories: jobs, funny, workme,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Another Jewel Sunrise
Pink inks of dawn glow 
through a dissolving fog
lifting botanical shadows
alive with enchanting birds. 
Rustling leaves stir the world awake.

Over the horizon a bustling city...

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Categories: jobs, beauty, day, perspective,
Form: Free verse
I once dated a pilot …
We both had our head in the clouds
Our relationship lead to a lot of turbulence - 
I guess it never...

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Categories: boyfriend, funny love, humorous, jobs,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fairer, Indeed

Truly amaze me ...
They possess the super-human

Strength to birth a child - one of
The most painful and demanding
Feats of endurance known to our
Species -...

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Categories: jobs, appreciation, humanity, love, wisdom, woman, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life According to Andrea
The Life Savor (my favored title!)

is to
be enjoyed.
Yes, we must work,
but we can strive for
jobs that will fulfill us.
We have obligations, but
sacrifice should not consume...

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Categories: jobs, life,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Why not choose, 
a billionaire leader?
One who is not 
an eloquent speaker.
Trouble rises,
he robs Paul to pay Peter.
The bold rich need...

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Categories: jobs, anxiety, celebrity, confusion, environment, integrity, international,
Form: Political Verse
Yes I Know
Yes I know people are talking
But as for me
I'm just going to keep on walking
Girl gotta do what she needs to do
To survive these streets

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Categories: jobs, life, peace, people, money,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Make Do and Mend
Make Do and Mend,

Years ago we had jobs
We had fun and money in our pocket
Things were much better then
Once you could go out the door

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jobs, community,
Form: Verse
Eileen was born 80 1/2 years ago
on the first day of winter on the ground a bit of snow
with a twinkle in her eyes and...

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Categories: jobs, for her, mom, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mirror Mirror
Mirror Mirror

Do not lie. I know that you want to. 
I know that you may need to.  
I am broken, and soon…
You will be...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jobs, 12th grade, cinderella, happy, hello, hero,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Patriotic Pause
Hate, hate 
and more hate
so much it frustrates 
Don’t serve that man 
or that woman
put away those plates
leave them to their own fates
loving only you...

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Categories: jobs, angst,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Another One Down
Another One Down
And another one bites the dust. 

My friend, my neighbor, the lady next door, 
Rampant miscalculations of being too nice, 
two people...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: jobs, appreciation, betrayal, divorce, drink, grief, heartbreak,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Ode to the Period
			I know you're just a tiny dot,
			but in the world of writing, not		
			a mark more powerful exists.
			When thoughts get jammed up, you insist
			they separate and...

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Categories: jobs, humor, love,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Senryu traffic

                     bent over the wheel,

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Categories: funny, jobs, work,
Form: Senryu
It’s said tomorrow never comes
Believe me it’s so true
I’ve got a massive list
Of jobs I’ve got to do...

I should not put off jobs
Until a rainy...

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Categories: jobs, humorous, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Maria Elena, My Daughter

Maria Elena

M-is for Motivated, that really is you.
A-is for Aliveness, all the year through.
R-is for religion,you are a lover of God"
   and shows...

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Categories: jobs, character, daughter, dedication,
Form: I do not know?