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Best Litmus Test Poems

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


The Litmus Test
The girl stood by the window,
Her head turned slightly  to best observe the dreaded finger,
When it walked into the room.
The finger that which by...

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Categories: litmus test, allusion, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, culture, dance,
Form: Dramatic Verse



litmus test
a true litmus test
turning me deep crimson red
a beautiful shade...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: litmus test, love, passion
Form: Haiku
Litmus Test
Litmus Test 
Litmus test 
 
In this medical testing world we live in this strang new millennium they give us 
sickness not unto Death but...

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Categories: litmus test, caregiving, confusion, education, health, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Litmus test for Love
Insert the knife a little deeper  
crush my heart with the hardest stone 
You shall see  my love crawling 
Towards you as ever,...

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Categories: litmus test, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Ann Romney's Blouse
Mitt Romney’s wife was criticized
(Though she was not defensive)
Because she chose to wear a blouse
Considered quite expensive.

She wore it on a TV show
So she would...

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Categories: litmus test, people, political,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Football Manager
Translating ideas through energetic muscles
and calculative minds
is his doing
knowledgeable tricks and wise options
converted to the physical for the honour and glory
is his aim.

The one at...

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Categories: litmus test, football, soccer, sports,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Pig In A Poke
Although gay women are attractive,
Can their love be counted on,
A chemistry that’s non-reactive,
Oligarchs of Amazon?

They face perhaps same traps that we do
Think of men as...

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Categories: litmus test, life,
Form: Rhyme
Factor of Life
My only litmus test  is my brain
My heart stopped when I saw the real nature of the factoid
Can I be seeing you for the...

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Categories: litmus test, cool, deep, desire, devotion, emotions, grave,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Fourth Principle
The Fourth Principle of cooperative ecopolitical design (D. Holmgren):
Apply self-regulation and accept feedback.
One might read this as an implied corollary
of the Golden Rule.

Why?
The sins and...

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Categories: litmus test, culture, destiny, earth, earth day, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Queuing up to Satisfaction
Let’s take the bold step and queue in courage
with the hope we will all smile again.
The law frowns when mandates are joked with
and rights subjected...

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Categories: litmus test, patriotic, people, political, power,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member On Therapeutic Sciences
The academic position that political science
becomes too didactic for scientific neutrality
when political scientists are too pro-democracy
v theocracy, plutocracy, etc.
too cooperatively enthusiastic about economic health,
too positive...

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Categories: litmus test, beauty, health, humor, love, science, sick,
Form: Prose Poetry
the promise
somewhere along the way
s/he lost track of themselves---
perhaps it was because they had been
hurt before & swore to never go into
anything full swing again,
or perhaps...

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Categories: litmus test, life, words, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shame on Us
Shame on Us
By Franklin Price
9/30/2017

Shame on us for losing sight
Of what is wrong and what is right
Of who does what, no matter why
To get the...

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Categories: litmus test, hope, political, , cute,
Form: Couplet
once again
once again the wind will blow cold
the ice will come with months of snow
that restless feeling fills your soul
where is that place you need to...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: litmus test, introspection,
Form: Monorhyme
While Shuttered Up Inside
While Shuttered Up Inside... ©ozy
Snug Air Conditioned Demesne...

Analogous to my boyhood
     cosseted and bereft, I assay
to poetically elucidate how majority
 ...

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Categories: litmus test, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Carpe Diem
Invisible Bruises
cobalt jeers, sapphire leers oozing with color
how does a poet describe an internal bruise?
jay-bird jeers leave a speaker mentally out-of-focus
the litmus test of leers, the...

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Categories: litmus test, allusion, blue, bullying,
Form: Free verse
Aye Writhed With Agony
Aye Writhed With Agony...

Unbeknownst to any
     innocent onlooker, aye
underwent extreme internal
     torture with silent cry
ying whimpers, whence,
...

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Categories: litmus test, 12th grade, desire, i am, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Restoring Supreme HealthJustice
My litmus test question
for supreme and more everyday justice makers
organic bakers
RealTime fakers:

Have you read research results
comparing retributive justice unhealthy outcomes
to those of good-faith restorative
cooperative
justice processes?
Repairing...

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Categories: litmus test, caregiving, forgiveness, freedom, health, passion, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Passion and Desire

Passion or Desire is not pure potential seeking manifestation.
It is the manifestation of Life's flaming sword, runic capital letter of the sacred word. 
A spark...

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Categories: litmus test, desire, passion,
Form: Rhyme
eXplaination PLEASE
Traveling backwards through time, the world seems redefined.
Not just by a glimpse, nor a vision or two, because of folks like you and I, yes...

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Categories: litmus test, endurance, visionary,
Form: Light Verse
Consummate Exemplary Graduate Invites Kudos
Nonetheless suicidal ideations severely
whipsaw punctuate, lacerate, assassinate
frescoed fiasco failure grimly livingsocial
ah...that dull cutlery eyed with temptation
one painful thrust hemorrhaging, whereby
carpeting permanently stained blood red,

(security deposit...

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Categories: litmus test, 12th grade, adventure, celebration, emotions, father
Form: Epic
United State of Denial
El Presidente don’t Tennessee 
nothing bad coming,
tho’ the global orbitals
saw viral things very differently

Happy talk tongue taters
do eerily 
Idaho ear mash liquor please

Delaware drunk on...

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Categories: litmus test, america, death, leadership, sick,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The Supreme Court
Can the world be made better by stacking our Courts
With immoderate friends that we trust share our views?
Is Court’s dignity served, are its verdicts revered,
Does...

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Categories: litmus test, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Intuition
Intuition is a skill to master,
For  it helps to get what we are after

It’s our intuition that manages,
Ourselves before their are damages 

Because it...

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Categories: litmus test, character, confidence, image, success,
Form: Rhyme