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Best Joy Poems

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


Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: joy, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: joy, emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: joy, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: joy, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: joy, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse



A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: joy, beautiful, beauty, earth, light, love, romance,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.

Night...

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Categories: joy, autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: joy, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative
The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: joy, beauty, death, deep, emo, grief, sad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: joy, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: joy, lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member True Colors

Eyes are the windows of a soul and they say ‘Love is blind’
But how do you describe colour to a sightless person?

Such depths to your...

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Categories: joy, color, friendship love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Gift of Love
Around my mom, I always felt my guilt
My conscience seemed to always take her side
Some years ago, I gave her a new quilt
I still recall...

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Categories: joy, love, mother,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member TOUCH
"TOUCH"

I want to touch your life
and leave a mark ...
... a deep impression ...
So you will think of me
and of my smile ...
... my sweet...

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Categories: joy, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cream
''Like Ice Cream''

Having ice cream with you, 
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat 
-- the     Reese's...

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Categories: joy, boyfriend, fun, happiness, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Hidden Treasures

 *        *    *       *    ...

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Categories: joy, art,
Form: Shape
Premium Member The World Needs Poetry
You ask, “Why DOES the world need poetry?”
           And I say...

Its writing is my sanity,
...

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Categories: joy, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: joy, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
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: joy, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you not heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you...

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Categories: joy, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: joy, anti bullying, courage, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Flo J Thomas A Walking Angel Gone
For the rose without season is you
Light between stars shine through your soul
Ocean of kindness whispers your name
Joy resides in those beautiful eyes
Treasure trove,a friend...

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Categories: joy, absence,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: joy, art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Magic Beans




Our first awareness
      falling through time
      through blood-rain, pure white snow, green vegetation 
 ...

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Categories: joy, adventure, chocolate, love, peace, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows
   ...

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Categories: beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy, love,
Form: Free verse