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Best Light Verse Poems

Below are the all-time best Light Verse poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of light verse poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Please, Pull Up a Chair
I’d like you to bring me a dinner for two -
A serving for me and a serving for you.
I’ll order up something that we two...

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Categories: fun,



Premium Member - I Tried To Say -






                        ...

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Categories: love, romantic,

Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, deep, growing up,

Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: analogy, garden, growth, happiness,

Premium Member LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES



Can  love then,  be based
on an index of elements
from which one joyfully tumbles,
or drifts into equations, as we wander
toward a rush of serendipity...

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Categories: love, science,

Premium Member A Reverse Rant
"Rhyming poems have nothing of substance to say
They're childish! Ridiculous! Silly! Passe!

What's that - 'The Raven,' fine prose, you assure?
Pshaw, a talking bird is not...

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Categories: humor, irony, poetry, writing,

Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: angel, beauty, child, hope,

Premium Member Poetry in Poetry a Duet of Lonely Blues
Poetry

Is not the poem
Is not the poet

Is the observations
Is the emotions

Is the diversity. entwined
Opposing views always sought

Is the love
Is the hate

Is the sadness
Of losing to...

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Categories: dark, introspection, philosophy, poetry,

She's Beautiful
I know a girl
That's pure beauty to see
Won't mention her name
As I feel there's no need

You'd know by her smile
Her sparkling eyes
The way she celebrates
Every...

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Categories: beautiful, women,

To Take Each Day As It Comes
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.

To take each day as it...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, encouraging, growing up,

Don't Skip A Beat
Love
knows
no age 
or beauty
Love
knows
no  rich 
or  poor
Love
knows
no religion
or race
Love
knows
no straight
or gay
Love 
knows
no boundary
or reason
Love
knows
no distance
or time
Love
knows only
the rapid beating
of a giving heart sublime...

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Categories: beauty,

Premium Member A Bridge Over Silent Waters
A Bridge Over Silent Waters

Never judge your fellow man
Before seeking your own reflection
Not the one that shines in a glass mirror
Seek it in the eyes...

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Categories: appreciation, art, deep, garden,

Premium Member She by the Sea
I see the pain
Reflected via turquoise blue
Of the oceans hue
She stares out into the oceans depth
Lost
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: angst, beauty, conflict, death,

Premium Member The Devils Riddle
The Devils Riddle


Dark is the night
Dark is the soul
Dark is the heart that used to glow

Empty are the rainbows falling from the skies
Empty of the...

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Categories: grave, home, journey,

MY EYES
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill
and...

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Categories: father, mother, wife, ,

Premium Member Little Miss Spring
They say it's a time to slip in the mud, and begin anew.
Kick off the dust of yester ...
      and...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, beauty, crazy,

Premium Member SPILLS OF IMAGINATION


early dawn cracks the  wispy air
open , wandering around viscous spaces
like fairy shadows caressing the edge
of sleep… and the days stretch longer,
 
taller than...

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Categories: imagination, poetry,

Premium Member SOMEDAY

As this week closes into hours of pewter night
may the moonlight touch your lips while
I sleep in the arms of dreams unrefined.
Though I may not...

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Categories: how i feel, time,

D-Day in Malta:::co-write
We met in Valletta city on a fine November day
Introductions...hugs and kisses; we got talking straight away.
All agreed to go sight-seeing – architecture , harbour...

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Categories: fun,

Premium Member This Is Jack
Yesterday I saw a very creepy mouse, 
Sneaking right through my front door, 
He was wearing tails and a top black hat 
And dragging a...

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Categories: funny, humorous,

Premium Member Kiss the Wind
I lay down
A lazy Sunday afternoon
The first winds from the north
Blowing snow like a blanket upon our souls

I fall asleep, in a haze of dreams
Where...

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Categories: deep, dream, lost love,

Premium Member IN THE MOOD

lately, i have been in this female mood
for some kind of abandon, that
which exhales the tigress fire
out of my lungs digging the veins
from a week's'...

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Categories: adventure, woman,

Premium Member Desire
Your love touched me. . .
As a butterfly softly alights on a flower.
I didn't notice until you flew away.


*Note: This poem is about not realizing...

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Categories: life, lost love, love,

The Sky She Sees Is Beautiful
 To be at peace with myself again..


To ..

 Smell the scent of fresh-cut grass
 Hear the crunch of falling leaves
 Wear garlands of yellow...

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Categories: how i feel,

And you were that shore
.

You were skipping stones

and as I watched
a slowly arching ripple 

gently kissing the shore

I found myself wishing 
I was that ripple

and you were that shore...

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Categories: love,