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Best Lay Poems

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


Words from the Oracle
We are in our fall before the season comes
Misting eyes and dropping a dandy heart
A sullen silence around the bee hive hums
History has no center...

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Categories: allegory, philosophy



Premium Member Impart
            


 

A key to unlock the heart in loving thought to impart
of simple...

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Categories: desire, love,

I went out walking to the woods today
I went out walking to the woods today
I saw some canvas cities there
And many empty houses along the way
With yards overgrown or bare
And some building...

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Categories: allegory, faith, life, time

Empathy
When in bondage your spirit flies
Your voice a distant, bleeding dove
On the table of my heart lies
The silent shadow of drooped love...

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Categories: hope, love

pray for me
have no sypamthy 
or pity for my actions
but pray for me 
when i'm 
falling 
in ones life there 
are many 
distractions
for me to stand here...

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Categories: sympathy, me, prayer, me,

No Tomorrow's
  You know, its been in most fimiliard circles that the saying is...."tomorrow is
not promise to you". Yet 7 day's a week the census...

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Categories: faithgod, god,

Shadow Maiden
I see you in my heart. You pass by like a shadow.
I never fully see your face and your smile haunts me. 

I want to...

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Categories: mystery, me, love, me,

WOW
I call this topic wow!

Wow how stupid it is to go abroad and adopt a kid, when our own kids remain in the foster care...

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Categories: abuse, confidence, conflict, confusion,

Premium Member The Sun
  I wait for your warm embrace

  It pierces the harden shell were I dwell

  The brilliance of your beauty draws me...

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Categories: absence, inspiration, sun,

Premium Member CITY OF THE BEAN PEOPLE AND GIANTVILLISM: THE YELLOW ORANGE
It is crop time in Beantown.
The people of the City have the seeds to plant.
Their best harvest is the orange that is yellow.
Jake Castle is...

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Categories: character, children, environment, faith,

Dare to dream
Dimmed and crestfallen
You object for the vices!
Your trimmed hopes
Your dampened spirits
See what has befallen you
You played the prey
You braced for the claws


In the grinding grip
An...

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Categories: change, courage, dream, heartbroken,

Premium Member Mastering My Life
The day was short and I was tall,
oops, got that backwards after my fall,
for I was mixed up and worried,  befuddled I say
on this...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, age, career,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 1
The Lay of The Best Man - Part One

I’ve seen men ‘good’, and surely, I’ve seen men ‘bad’
So jealous and so envious, I’ve seen men...

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Categories: humanity, men,

Premium Member Dearest Heavenly Father Song on CD
Dearest Father in heaven above,
To whom all honor and glory belong,
Thank you very much for your love,
And holy spirit that keeps us strong,

We thank You...

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Categories: faith, family, forgiveness, inspirational,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 4
The Lay of The Best Man - Part 4

I ask you this: Have you ever known a man to ‘buckle under stress’?
Or have you never...

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Categories: bullying, character, corruption, discrimination,

Premium Member I AM HARMONICA DEONTIA BALDWIN
I AM HARMONICA DEONTIA BALDWIN!

Somebody said Harmonica Baldwin was a smart child.
That she would grow into her womanhood and set the world afire.
Her characteristics inform...

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Categories: beautiful, celebration, character, emotions,

Love Like A Candle
                        ...

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Categories: love, love, me,

Premium Member Making Love A Collaboration with Eileen Manassian
Poetry: Sentiments and words making love
Sentiments: the unspoken word lingering within
Making Love: Poetry of the mind and body

A mini collaboration with Eileen Manassian
...

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Categories: emotions, inspirational, introspection, love,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 5
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Five


Have you heard about the bespectacled man who wore his glasses to bed?
Because when he awoke mornings...

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Categories: humanity, men,

Big City Life I See You
Looking out onto to the glare off the streets, it almost appears as if the asphalt were a 

sheet of glass, as the rain pours...

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Categories: life, people, social, urban,

Premium Member I AM INTELLIGENCE
I AM INTELLIGENCE!
In world of mannequins, I step to the cause.
     I see this woman fussing at her child about wanting...

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Categories: funny, hero, humorous, image,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 3
Ask your friend, neighbour or even a stranger newly-met
Have they ever been damaged by a ‘trust’ ….now turned ‘regret’?
Most men, if not all, have fashioned...

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Categories: abuse, corruption, earth, i

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 2
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Two


I will not understate my distaste, but I do not hate. I rate hate as being irate
Shall...

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Categories: humanity, men,

The Fragile Egg...
Sitting here in this room, it seems as if it somehow shifts and moves? It makes me tremble 

and shake…as I naw on what little...

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Categories: childhoodmom, me, mom,

The Fixer
The Fixer was called, summoned by song
He hears the plea and finishes his mead
He heads to the barn loads up the cart
Feeds the horses and...

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Categories: song, horse,