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Best Line In The Sand Poems

Below are the all-time best Line In The Sand poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of line in the sand poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Line in the Sand
Obama drew his mighty line in the sand
Dare ye not to cross me

Assad replied in kind
Gassing thousands and laughing

A little Syrian boy has drowned
Siblings to...

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Categories: line in the sand, anger, angst, dark, death, obituary, pain,
Form: Light Verse



A line in the sand
There is simply a line drawn in the sand
Tracing a route from the sea to the land
Sometimes it swirls around and around
Telling it's story without...

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Categories: line in the sand, family, happiness, holiday, sadbeach,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The 'Undred an' Fifth
The 'Undred an' Fifth is the greatest o' Britain,
They charge like the Royal Marines;
They'll shatter the shock, and they'll 'old like a rock,
On nothin' but...

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Categories: line in the sand, adventure, courage, war, march,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Filled With Ants
Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Full With Ants 

Trumps draws a line in the sand
He's shaken all the trees in the land
Call...

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Categories: line in the sand, perspective, political,
Form: Rhyme
When we Drew Lines
The line in the sand which we drew in my bed, do you recall how we drew them, the things that we said?  Was...

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Categories: line in the sand, abuse, analogy, anger, anti bullying, character,
Form: Free verse



Preoccupied with the Faults of Others: stay in your lane
Some people come to church just to be seen
No Holy nor any Ghost in them can be gleaned

Now Jesus was in the temple 
Teaching a...

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Categories: line in the sand, inspirational, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member The Numbers Had a Breakast
The numbers had a breakfast.
The numbers had a tea.
The numbers drew a line in the sand.
And none invited me.
I discovered later that it was a...

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Categories: line in the sand, 10th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Fisherman
Written January 17, 2011


Sit down in an empty room
No one makes a sound
Unless I ring the alarm and sound all the sirens
The angel of darkness...

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Categories: line in the sand, dark, death, depression, emotions, farewell, friend,
Form: Lyric
Human Rights
Human Rights June 27,2015

Human rights for you and me
 Palestinian children living free
 People free without a tear
 Children playing without fear
 Irish children white,...

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Categories: line in the sand, international,
Form: Lyric
LINES
LINES

We LINE up in traffic, or clear out the door, 
And there are BEELINES we make, to the seashore.
Get mad and we're "DRAWING A LINE...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: line in the sand, allusion, angst, humor, spoken word, symbolism,
Form: List
Silent War
There is a cold war waging deep inside of me.
What is thought, what is read.
Within my heart, within my head.
Waiting, debating, the moment to flee.
Each...

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Categories: line in the sand, absence, anger, conflict, depression, society, voice,
Form: Free verse
Beached Whale
Im like a whale 
Beached on your sand
I was too stupid to know 
I wasn’t meant for land
That evolution doenst happened
As fast as you planned
That...

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Categories: line in the sand, allegory, life, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Baby Jesus's Stuffed Animal
Baby Jesus lay away in a manger

The three wise brothers brought him gold

Have you ever heard of the story of the stranger?

That brought the young...

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© Penn Kname  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: line in the sand, adventure, faith, visionary, animal, animal, jesus,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Hard To Understand
What do you do when friends lie to you,
how do you make the hurt go away?
And what compels you to hold the truth,
pretending you believe...

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Categories: line in the sand, culture, emotions, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Stay away
There is a line in the sand I won't cross over
I don't believe in infidelity
Cross that line and the marriage will be over
So darling ,...

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Categories: line in the sand, romantic,
Form: Verse
the continual process for world peace HOMEWORK
first you clear china
in case of a white vs white war
the emperor sorts through 98 types of chinese ppl everyday

then you find if its group...

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Categories: line in the sand, fear, war, people, halloween, people, war,
Form: Free verse
Receding Shoreline
Receding Shoreline





Throbbing heartbeats rise,
Patience draws a line in the sand,
Tears swallow my pride,
Turbulence persuades the tides,
Anguish engulfs the shoreline !






Tanka- 5/7/5/7/7
Written April 1st, 2015
For contest...

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Categories: line in the sand, betrayal, depression,
Form: Tanka
General Election 2015
Scotland voted with a nationalist head,
England voted to keep the torries ahead,
3 Million people voted UKIP instead,
And I ask myself why?
Some voted tactically,
Whilst others voted...

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Categories: line in the sand, political,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Desert storm all over again
DESERT STORM ALL OVER AGAIN


Destiny is an ideal

An idea that destroyed him

Fate is a cruel mistress

That chews love up again and again

Promising Fantastical futures

Never prophesizing...

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Categories: line in the sand, betrayal, love hurts, storm, war,
Form: Chant Royal
Premium Member Echoes In the Wind
Ancestors who braved the seas
Just wanting to be free
From the line in the sand at Bunker hill
To the conflicts today that test our will
Echoes in...

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Categories: line in the sand, america, dedication, patriotic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Lines Lines Lines
You can line up at the bank
Or you can line up at the mall
If you in a real big rush, you can line up in...

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Categories: line in the sand, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Responsibility for Your Crimes
Decompression like amphetamine retrievals,
 you dive into a sacred pool littered with ritual remain.
This is no cancellation of your vows,
 this is no redemption for...

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Categories: line in the sand, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Drawing Lines
Sometimes people live too close to one another
with the scent of lives overlapping lines
psyches stepping on toes and
problems bleeding in through doors & windows.

Neighbors crying,...

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Categories: line in the sand, social,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Neighborhood Grouch
I suppose in every neighborhood there is bound to be,
An old grouch who with everything tends to disagree.
It matters not whether it happens to be...

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Categories: line in the sand, funnyold, old,
Form: Rhyme
A Theatrical Nose Dive
This just in, we are long drawn out drab sentences of our breath,
trying to base a topic off epiphany's languid scry, waiting on osmosis to...

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Categories: line in the sand, assonance, imagination, introspection, social, word play,
Form: Free verse