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Best Like Butter Poems

Below are the all-time best Like Butter poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of like butter poems written by PoetrySoup members


My Heart Melted Like Butter
My broken heart melted like butter
when the heat of your love hit me.
My soal soared out of the gory gutter
where my ex pretender plunged me.

Lead...

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Categories: like butter, allusion,
Form: Rhyme



like butter
Churning like butter
Thoughts of you
Bright and yellow


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Categories: like butter, hope, love,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member How Kind Dawn Is
While at my window seat, I watch spring's Dawn
come easing into day with amber rays.
She lays a gilded glaze upon my lawn
and with her advent,...

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Categories: like butter, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Seagulls and Scarecrows
I, a salty scarecrow, roam the shoreline
          The moon melts soft like butter on the reach
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Categories: like butter, appreciation, bird, morning, nature,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Smile Of A Thousand Songs
A spirit is what it is,
sharing yet selfish, starving yet sated,
a humble sky that can erupt into a hurricane,
can be an avalanche on the mountain...

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Categories: like butter, love,
Form: Didactic



My story
My feelings use to be bottled in 
so I didn't know where to begin.
I picked up a pen and let my story begin.

Do I write...

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Categories: like butter, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Born Of His Spirit
My life has been a winding road
of circumstance and clutter.
Yet my Savior takes my load
smoothes my soul like butter.

I dedicate my life to Him;
it's the...

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© Deb Wilson  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: like butter, devotion, jesus, love,
Form: Rhyme
A Resolution
I hereby resolve to declutter.
I’ll slice through my closets like butter.
	What looks dated and torn
	Or what I haven’t worn
Will be bagged up and tossed to...

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Categories: like butter, fantasy,
Form: Limerick
Darkness
My feet are cold; my tiredness lingers;
My back aches from stooping so low.
Dampened by the frigid water below,
I breathed warmth into my numbing fingers.
Again, I...

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Categories: like butter, allegory, fear, nature,
Form: Narrative
Flood my words
Time and rhyme, from somewhere it will shine.
Time and rhyme, will sometimes, be mine,
and when it does, it makes me high.
I want you to feel...

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Categories: like butter, lust,
Form: Free verse
The Musician
His fingers sailing on the string
Arousing enchanting rhythm from sleep
   Solace to desolate hearts bring
    And penetrate the craving souls...

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Categories: like butter, allegory, inspirational, music, work,
Form: Rhyme
Dead Mans Eyes PTSD
Do you ever see me?

I see you every night. 

I see your lifeless body under the street lights. 

I hear you mom screaming let him...

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© Chris Day  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: like butter, anxiety, death, fear, mother, mother son,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Edge of Night
Come meet me when the sun has melted down
the mountains’ peaks like butter from the sky.
Come meet me far away from all the town.
It’s summer;...

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Categories: like butter, romantic,
Form: Sonnet
HYMNS
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Categories: like butter, earth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Panic Cattack
Labored breaths echo throughout the bolted space.
A doom sensation overtakes the place of solace.
Her eyes scan for any exit. 
Light scrambles through a cracked door....

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Categories: like butter, cat, emotions, encouraging, fear, friendship, hero,
Form: Free verse
How Are You Feeling I
How Are You Feeling? I

I feel yellow to-day.
I feel as playful as a child’s “Do you like butter?”
	amid a field of yellow, waving buttercups.
I feel...

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© Susan Linn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: like butter, feelings, joy, yellow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LOVE ME LIKE YOU MEAN IT

When your eyes match mine, like cinnamon sugar.
The hotness or the sweetness pours over my heart.

When I can feel the tulip stems, their leaves buckle...

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Categories: like butter, love,
Form: Couplet
crush
i am just a face on the street 
so invisible so discreet
you pass by me every day 
and i await words you'll never say 
not...

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Categories: like butter, love, me, time, middle school,
Form: Rhyme
Old Skool Love
Give me that old skool love, a groovy throw back

kind of love that is black and white like the first TVs.

A tapered leg acid washed...

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Categories: like butter, love, nostalgia, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The World War II Years


For what's it's worth, here's my recollection

Of my young years growing up in Canada in the 40s

Right off the bat, you may think the war...

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Categories: like butter, conflict, war, world war ii,
Form: Narrative
In a Blink of an Eye
Beneath the low muffles
Pedestrians shuffle
An average city day
Of hustle and bustle 
A lovely days stroll
With no place to go
Still the worlds moving fast 
But I'll...

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Categories: like butter, girl, spoken word, woman,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly
The Butterfly,
Fluttered by,
Not like butter,
and not like a fly,
more like a sky flower,
passing with a sigh....

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Categories: like butter, butterfly, flower, insect, sky,
Form: Rhyme
The Moth and the Star
Once upon a time, in a place, not too far off,
In the dark, by the moon, there lived a family of moths.
Now, for those who...

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Categories: like butter, children, hope, imagination, inspirational, life, dance,
Form: Free verse
Valentines Day
Today is the day
For many love will begin
For others love will end
And for some tragedy will impend

Today is the day
Where shades of red fills the...

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Categories: like butter, heart, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Color of Butter
While closing my eyes, I return once again
to an image that nestles at the foot of the mountains
Snow crowns San Jacinto as it shadows the...

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Categories: like butter, child, childhood, home, house,
Form: Free verse