Best Life Poems
Below are the all-time best Life poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of life poems written by PoetrySoup members
Where The Sycamore Grew
autumn, family, house, life,
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
regarding it now, with our time-worn eyes...
The street seems narrower, and the trees are taller..
Where once open fields spanned...
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
When the storm clouds boil around me,
And the lightning splits the sky--.
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
age, cat, life, wisdom,
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?
dedication, hope, life, love,
Sweeping through your scotch broom,
weeping over your cobblestones,
lilting around the columns of Calton Hill,
is an Age of Reason so brilliantly brooding,
some nights I am kept...
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
brother, death, history, life,
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...
Love Poem 29
daffodils, life, love, passion,
Every day, I fall in love with something new,
while maintaining the love I have already found.
I fall in love with scars, wrinkles,
clichés, and repetition; I...
Death of the Poet Destroyer
life, birth, change, conflict, death,
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~
Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
cowboy-western, family, funny, life,
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...
hope, life, love, peace,
The sky resembles the robin's eggshells
H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E
i love you, life,
Oh how I love you.
The View From A Window
A view of the ragged woodland from
Slender branched trees that shed
From high above to low below;
The faint, mauven peaks
Smattered with barely visible
Scatterings of drifted...
Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
life, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
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.
When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...
life, adventure, animal, beautiful, blessing,
~My Nutty Squirrel Poem~
Up in a tree, on a branch
Now you see me, now you don't!
Sneaky and fast, I'm adorable
Now, why would you hunt or...
Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts
No such thing as forever
analogy, death, life,
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...
life, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
"HOLDING HIS HAND"
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...
beauty, feelings, inspirational, life,
-A poet in heat-
Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...
Now walking through the autumn of my life
Where maple leaves have turned from green to gold
I watch them fall in breezes turning cold
In a whirl-wind...
angst, dark, life,
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...
humanity, humorous, life, pride,
Introducing: Nate & Linda
The smile on my lips
is forced and coerced
I pretend to pay attention
give the best possible advice
everyone praises me
I'm so kind, polite and...
ONLY EVER WITH YOU
inspiration, life, love, relationship,
O N L Y E V E R W I T H Y O U
Only ever with you,...
Eternal Life And The Total Self
Life is but a fleeing whisper
echoing through time,
never dying, always being
magnificent and sublime.
The body's a...
life, confusion, death, dream, future,
Welcome to my ----- life
A beautiful broken aura
So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
life, longing, love,
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it.
It is something I wrote...