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Best Lyric Poems

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


WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me
I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Welcome to a brand new world, song version
Welcome to a brand new world

Verse 1
How are you feeling right now?
Is there still a yearning in your heart?
You're probably like, ten million or more,
praying...

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Categories: christian, earth, gospel, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The End
The End

Seeing through these cold dead eyes now,
This world looks much different.

The scars of one’s life entire,
Appear now for all to see.

What once meant everything,
Really...

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Categories: change, death, god, heaven,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member October Skies
October skies still reflect in your eyes 
the way they once did on that day we were wed.
Autumn's bright leaves recall fond memories
of sweet days...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, anniversary, autumn, grandparents,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Thats when I fall down upon my knees, song version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.

THAT’S WHEN I FALL DOWN UPON MY KNEES

There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the...

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Categories: break up, feelings, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
OUR WORLDS COLLIDE
I would love to be your comfort
A blanket when you're confused
A bright song on every dark day
Warmth and hope you cannot lose
To be the canopy...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: destiny, dream, emotions, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Pardon From The Storm
Take my heart and carry me
to where all dreams are born.
Into loves arms, oh such a place
that's always safe and warm.
Away from such deceitful lairs
where...

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Categories: inspirational, love,
Form: Lyric
Listen With Your Heart
Listen with your heart to the music that I play
It belongs to ethereal voices of the wind  and  of the rain.
It belongs to...

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Categories: beautiful, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Love Becomes An Ocean
Barefoot we spend our time in spring,
Just giggling kids - how sweet the dream
When we, in love are blossoming.
We splash inside a cool fresh stream.
Our...

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Categories: love, water,
Form: Lyric
Every now and then
.....

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Categories: love, miss you,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Oh, Heavenly Night
That night we kissed, my heart became a butterfly.
It sprouted wings and danced across the velvet sky,
then leapt across the multitude of stars there strewn
along...

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Categories: heart, night,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member DREAM BIG


Set your sights high
Follow what your heart desires
There’s nothing you can’t do

With your deepest breath
Take in the universe
There’s nothing you can’t do

Dream your dream in...

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Categories: confidence, courage, dream, future,
Form: Lyric
To Dreamland on Sunset's Lullaby
To Dreamland on Sunset's Lullaby

Gracefully the young crescent moon
ascends the sky like a cosmic tune;
replacing the drowsy pale yellow sun
sinking on a golden glowing horizon.

To...

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Categories: Lullaby, music, sleep, sunset,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sunday Morning - me singing -

Sunday Morning

Piano intro:

Verse:

Can you see the sun is shining down
On Sunday Morning, on Sunday morning
Can you feel the rain upon the ground
On Sunday Morning, on...

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Categories: imagery, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Adrift in the Midst of Gladness and Sadness
Walking upon silent parched paths,
under speechless scarlet skies.
Your name sits upon the tip of my tongue,
listening to the susurration of my heart.
Each vibration echoes tones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Create a Story with Me
Curl around me, take a chance 
escape in this sweet romance, 
create a story with me . . . 



I want to live in your...

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Categories: love, poetry,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Between the whispers and the sighs
Between the whispers and the sighs

The sweet taste of champagne,
still lingers on her lips
The fragrance of jasmine oil,
slides from her fingertips

I know that I'm ready...

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Categories: desire, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Gently now, gently
Thinking of you in crimson dawn rising
Voice of fervid night keeps calling me
Naming the lady of my fabulous dreams
Meet me I say, gleaming amber glory
Start...

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Categories: love, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Illusory Disguise
My perception is vague, my reflection unclear.
My eyes are two distorting mirrors that devise 
a veneer fashioned with my fears.

I’m seized inside an illusory disguise...

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Categories: identity,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member It Is Springtime In Heaven
It is now springtime in heaven
Sky is so blue...sun shining so bright
Beautiful flowers are everywhere
Angels are dancing...as the harps play

Here on earth...we scamper around
Sky is...

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Categories: love, mothermissing, missing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Shadows In My Mind
Darkness brings the shadows
Of places I have been
Memories loom in corners
Rattling in the wind
Sometimes whispers haunt me
Never letting go
Race across the star shine
Answers left unknown
Reaching...

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Categories: dark,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member SHADES OF MY GLOOM

In vertigo of night, in their riddled trance 
Boldness of petals melt on washed-out shades,
As faces etch a quiet gloom in varied hues
Capturing splashed oil,...

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Categories: art, color, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To All the Pens I've Lost Before
To all the pens I’ve lost before
That rolled off my desk and, on the floor
I’m glad they came along
I dedicate this song
To all the pens...

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Categories: humor,
Form: Lyric