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


Premium Member How Do I Love Thee - Let Me Count The Ways

1.
and every time i see you it is for the first time 
still my heart skips a beat
and every time we kiss it is our first 
and...

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Categories: love,



Premium Member Who I Am
My Inventory:

flashlights
high-performance yo-yo
poetry books
fishing poles
ice-fishing hut
regret
pocket knife
sharpening stones
laughter
boomerangs
passwords
life's artifacts
Grandpa's Fishing Hat
hope and joy
Guardian Angel
wooden snow-sleds
more poetry books
olde-tyme-radios
compassion
camping gear
Babar, the Stuffed-Elephant
Angel-in-a-basket
imagination
McCoy Cookie Jars
nature field-guides
forgiveness
Soup-friends
ties I don't...

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Categories: life

Premium Member Vacation Time
Summer
Beach
Plane
Cruise
Parties
Fun...

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Categories: beach, summer, vacation,

Premium Member My New Year's Resolutions: Humor
I have tracked my New Year's Resolutions 
over the years these are my fantastic results.

Resolution One

2011: I will try to be more attentive to Lauren.
2012:...

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Categories: fun, funny, giggle, humor,

Premium Member God's Whispers
An amethyst sunset
splashed across the sky,
a rainbow after a storm;
majestic mountains
crowned with snow,
and a pristine lake
of cobalt blue.
A crimson cardinal
hopping across the lawn,
the purring of...

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Categories: beauty, blessing, god,

Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Actions Speak Louder Than Words


Actions versus words
Actions speak louder
Louder is figurative
Louder is expressive
Figurative language is effective
Figurative does not truly speak
Effective is deeply important
Effective is walking...

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Categories: student, teacher, words,

Premium Member 13 Original States
•	Connecticut
•	New Hampshire
•	New York
•	New Jersey
•	Massachusetts
•	Pennsylvania
•	Delaware
•	Virginia
•	North Carolina
•	South Carolina
•	Georgia
•	Rhode Island
•	Maryland

10112014
...

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Categories: history, immigration,

Notes on Dating a Latino: What You Don't Learn in High School Spanish Class
One. Latino boys like Buffalo Wild Wings. It isn't clear why, but it's definitely emerging as a pattern.

Two. Latino boys are persistent. When he asks...

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Categories: boyfriend, culture, cute love,

Gifts
Gifts

Gifts are what matter the most.
Where's the talent without its host?
Where's the paper without the pen?
What is repetition without doing again? 
Where's the car without...

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Categories: symbolism,

Premium Member A Day In My Life
 

Not sure what I do but I sure am exhausted at the end of the day,
so I decided to think about it and made...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection,

spring is in the air
spring cleaning,
spring planting,
spring pruning,

bees, 
butterflies,
allergies,

campfires,
marshmallows,
smores,

spring break,
school is out soon,
happy tired children,

the smell of flowers,
fresh spring rain,
first mowed grass,

just a few of my favorite things!
...

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Categories: nature, seasons,

Patience
Patience

Here is irony.
Patience waits for no one.
We must wait for it. 
It decides how long we must walk or sit.

Patience to wait.
Patience when it seems...

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Categories: encouraging,

Premium Member The Morning Chore
In The Kitchen:

Hang a pound of hickory smoked thick sliced bacon
Cover the bacon with white paper towel to prevent splatters
Pre-heat oven to 350 degree
Cover baking...

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Categories: life,

Premium Member An Evening at the Home
Written: March 5, 2012
Updated: March 11, 2012


Listen to nurse's report including the news 
that Joe and Wilma like each other.

Check all rooms and find that...

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Categories: caregiving, life, people, light,

Premium Member A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE - FOR CONTEST
My alarm clock was set to go off at eight
When I lurched out of bed oh heck I was late
Forgot to move on the clock...

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Categories: humorous,

eap- The Romantic .
The romantic sees dreams

  At the dusk's sultry light

  For the wrong , that he'll right

  In the pacifists fight

  With...

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hope

Wake up


Wave at a palm on the other side of ocean,

Hitch a ride on a shooting star.

Reach the peak of Mt. Everest,

Slide belly down with the...

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Categories: imagination, life, peace,

Premium Member First and Last Palindrome!
(I'm really sorry if I left your name off, but I tried to do
 all the premium members I could imagine plus the 
non-premiums with...

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Categories: peoplepoets,

Premium Member Apply Within - For Contest

I am putting a sign in my window for a position available.  The position is soul mate,
(friend and lover) this is not a temporary...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friend, love, soulmate, drug,

To: Me From: Me
No one is perfect, don’t try to be.
You are who you are, not who they expect you to become.
Dream
Disappointments are ok, we’re only human.
You may...

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Categories: child,

All in a Rush
I woke up in the morning and went to the loo
The basin was broken so stuck it with glue
Got washed in a hurry, I was...

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Categories: humor,

Premium Member An Early Mother's Day
I had much to accomplish last Saturday,
But far too many  things got in my way:

As always when awaking, I  took a pee,
then went...

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Categories: day,

My Blessings...
Steven, My Love, my best friend in life,

Parents that support me in whatever I do;

My two puppies Zeus & Eos (both mutts)

My heritage of Potawatomi,...

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Categories: family, friendship, health, husband,

O MINE VALENTINE
O MINE VALENTINE

We are a twine of 
lines...vines
limbs
hair
fingers
sheets
blankets
couches

streets
signs
misgivings
mistakes
retreats
agressions

2 chairs
2 drinks
a fire
an oven
a burner
a melted finish
and a perpetually unmelted finish

longings
clutchings
graspings
open doors 
unopened doors
closed doors
slammed doors
cracked open...

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Categories: love,

Premium Member Counting Every Blessing
I thank our Lord for the blessings bestowed:

There is a roof over my head; I’m not living in a cardboard box
Even though my wound still...

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Categories: funnymay, me, cancer,