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Best Just A Minute Poems

Below are the all-time best Just A Minute poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of just a minute poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Have a lovely day

Have a lovely day


Pushed now to the limit by a never ending whisper
Lost behind the meaning of a question I can’t hear
Dreaming of a day...

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Categories: just a minute, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Violet Eyes
I made a promise, a little visit
A busy day...so much to do..
But, I'm running late, they will be waiting...
I should be going...the clock is ticking
I'll...

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Categories: just a minute, friendship, people,
Form: Narrative
Here Kitty Kitty
I can't help myself, it's what I do
I'm just so addicted to the trade
I was too dang scared to steal the dog
'Cause of all the...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: just a minute, funnyme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stars
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Categories: just a minute, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Red Riding Hood went into the woods

                   Little Red Riding Hood went into...

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Categories: just a minute, granddaughter, red,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member in ebony
two feathers, each four inches long -
bought *for a song -
comprise a pair
of rings I wear

rings for my ears, not for my hands,
with silver strands
of...

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Categories: just a minute, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hi I say Brightly
It is a gorgeous spring day, there are greens on both sides of the road.
The smells are fantastic, and my hair is blowing like I’m...

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Categories: just a minute, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Echoing Thoughts
It’s a recurring thought –
Over and over again –
Reverberating in my head,
Bouncing back and forth,
Reeling up and down like a Yo-yo,
Like a boomerang that keeps...

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Categories: just a minute, life, muse,
Form: Free verse
Playing With Jealousy
A boy and a girl
The best of friends
From elementary to high school
From beginning to end

Through all those years
Their friendship grew
They both felt the same
But neither...

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Categories: just a minute, lost love, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Imagination
The golden sun over the trees
Radiates its heat early
The Woodpecker tap-tap-tapping
Greets me with sounds burly

Where is his nest housing their young
In the same tree in...

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Categories: just a minute, life, nature,
Form: Verse
To my little brother
I know we've grown apart
And lots of things have changed
But I want you to know
There is one thing that remains
I loved you from the moment
They...

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Categories: just a minute, brother, courage, growth, life,
Form: I do not know?
We don't need no stinkin contest

The world has woken up from slumber spring,
dogs barking, crickets chirping and birds sing,
from early morning to late eve the sun is shining,
and every cloud...

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Categories: just a minute, write,
Form: Rhyme
The Eightieth Trimester, Part II
Hux said,"My mother realized
that I was a being apart,
but if you’re all sure I’m a mistake,
then please, come stab me in the heart.”

To ensure that...

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Categories: just a minute, abortion, conflict, courage, culture, growth, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Galloping Gingerbread Boy
I am chasing a galloping gingerbread, and the little old man and the
Little old woman and a rake and a fork and a spoon are...

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Categories: just a minute, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Most Memorable Christmas Gift
It was many years ago that I sat there on the floor
With Aunt Allie and my cousins, we knew what was in store.
The clan was...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: just a minute, childhood, christmas, love, christmas, me, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member George Washington Cole - 1827 - 1911
George Washington Cole

1827 – 1911


So here I sleep.
Buried in this dirt.
Covered in this earth.
Returning to the dust.
Finding heaven in the whispers of the wind.
And as...

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Categories: just a minute, death, universe,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Flirtatious Feather
  "Flirtatious Feather"



golden plumes caress blushing face
sheer petite lace
prodding passion
feathered fashion.

glazing pink flesh exciting bones
soft mellow tones
sweet sensation
heart's elation.

silk sentiments glide dainty wings
ecstasy rings
dew-kissed...

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Categories: just a minute, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member REFRAINS OF WINTER SONATA

REFRAINS OF WINTER SONATA


When fallen brown leaves brush a sepia picturesque 
and the bubbly breeze blows a heated winter sonata,
the giant roses of clouds are...

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Categories: just a minute, animal, environment, nature, sad love, seasons,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Feathered Dream Catcher's
Within a catcher, dreams do scream
feathers redeem 
man's sullied soul
sweet dreams the goal

Within their vanes they transfix
each demon lick
each channeling's
imaginings

Within the web they flutter, curs
nightmare...

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Categories: just a minute, native american, dream, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Forgetting
i will forget you

just as i have forgotten my first kiss

and third grade teacher

you will be forgotten

and sent into the backyard of my mind

and forbidden...

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Categories: just a minute, lost love, memory, recovery from..., romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Magic Nickel
One day, not so long ago, when I was out playing with my dog Ruff, I met a very old woman. She looked very tired...

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Categories: just a minute, children, fantasy, mother son, , cute,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Poor Little Black Girl
She sits on a street corner with a teardrop in her eye
Wishing she were in the cars of the people driving by
Her mother left with...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: just a minute, life, me, girl, me, mother, today,
Form: Rhyme
My unfold
I died a long time ago
It was when I realized that I couldn't find my ego
In responding to a million of hovering black crows
Feasting slowly...

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Categories: just a minute, life,
Form: Tail-rhyme
The Purple Door
I passed a purple door one day while out for a casual walk
Curiosity got the best of me when it began to talk

It said it...

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© Sandy Bird  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: just a minute, conflict, dark, death, evil, horror, magic,
Form: Rhyme
behind a coffee shop with paper planes
There! a newsstand! 
Inside, where that man stands.
Nobody stops for magazines
he's owing for your glance.
He loves the print on paper,
and a craving for it's smell.
A...

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Categories: just a minute, happiness, hope, humanity, inspirational, people, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme