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Best Lunch Poems

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


Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play

Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: lunch, betrayal, break up, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



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: lunch, adventure, appreciation, beauty, crazy,
Form: Light Verse
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: lunch, adventure, woman,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Sucker Punched
I can't recall exactly when
Life swung and hit me on my chin
I"m ashamed to say, it knocked me cold
When I came to, I woke up...

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Categories: lunch, age, humor, life,
Form: Rhyme
In The Name Of Dove -With Ram R V
                  



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Categories: lunch, appreciation, bird, , cute,
Form: Shape



A Chicago Pearl
A Chicago Pearl

She put her dreams on hold but carries them up proudly
as she serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, six days a week
to make ends...

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Categories: lunch, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pink Skies
POPPIES  &  MUSHROOMS 

I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite, 
under the midday light.
Join me...

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Categories: lunch, funny, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member One Good Thing
In the late 1970s, I was going home on a Friday evening,
and needed a little more fuel in my truck, 
enough to get back to...

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Categories: lunch, life, memory, poverty, work,
Form: Prose
Coconut Kisses and Peppermint Streams
This is written in acknowledgement to the lovely sweet men and wonderful Poets on Poetry Soup who have supported and encouraged me since I first...

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Categories: lunch, candy, chocolate, kiss, sweet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Hound Dog Tale
As the 
story
goes...

A
pesky
fly, 
came buzzing by
to rest and munch
and eat his lunch
and have some fun
on the hound dog's 
nose.

The old dog
snoozed 
without a clue
in the...

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Categories: lunch, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fire Inside
Today for lunch I dined on some Tex-Mex cuisine,
jalapeno topped enchiladas and refried beans;
a favorite here in Texas, that can’t be denied,
but this afternoon I...

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Categories: lunch, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Life
There have been those who said,                   ...

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Categories: lunch, food, green, home, jobs,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Happy
I counted each bone in your fingers as you ran them through my hair..
your lips played a merry tune I almost knew., 
and the soft...

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Categories: lunch, flower, growing up, happy,
Form: Free verse
Mountain Oasis
The trail to the peak was a long and arduous climb
Which skirted a pristine glacial lake about midway.
Shimmering below, it offered a cooling balm for...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lunch, beauty, color, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woodstock
~Woody Wood From the Hood~

Deep, inside yourself, you walk a sour way of life,
Carving my name, on every tree with a hunting knife
You log in,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lunch, abuse, animal, bird, character,
Form: Alliteration
Soul Stones
We swallow boulders:
(lead words, molasses covered prejudice, glass shards of promises long broken)

Mouths open wide and heads tipped back
like Hawaiian fire eaters.

Chipped teeth are bits...

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Categories: lunch, hope, introspection, life, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Alphabet
A a 	big A little a
                   What...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lunch, children, kindergarten, preschool,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Bite Me
There across the movie screen,
treats were dancing and
telling us to find them at
the concession stand.

Yes, I knew I should not go.
I‘d just eaten lunch.
At the...

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Categories: lunch, food,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member In the Springtime
Hand in hand, we fluttered like two butterflies
among the fragrant flowers of the field
and meandered, singing songs, along a stream.
No agendas to keep to; no...

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Categories: lunch, easter, happy, life, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Get the Feeling
When you pack my luggage but won't pack my lunch
When you lock me out I get a hunch
When you put thumb tacks on the bathroom...

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Categories: lunch, funny, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Farmer Joe
On the banks of the mighty Skagit,
where the rushing waters flow,
sat a fisherman of merit,
the one known as Farmer Joe.
Long he sat there, long he...

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Categories: lunch, fishing, old, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Feeding the Ducklings
A mellow day it was in my city,
So I went outside to take a walk.
The river by my house was so pretty
I sat myself right...

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Categories: lunch, cute, girl,
Form: Quatrain
The Sequel - Dance to Love - Part 2
I awake to the beautiful plaintive strains
Of a violin - then realize it’s just in my head
Just a dream - a shame to find
I’m in...

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Categories: lunch, dance, death, emotions, environment,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mr Smith
Now I ask you this
A more common name you will not find
Cities have thousands of them
Small towns have at least one
Why pretty much everywhere you...

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Categories: lunch, character, cool, friendship, wisdom,
Form: Light Verse
I Saw You
I saw you

in that toothless smile

of the down on his luck stranger

when I offered him

 my juicy pinkish ripe peach

left over from my afternoon lunch

oh...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lunch, love,
Form: Free verse