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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, peace, uplifting,
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 love, love,
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, judgement, metaphor,
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, longing, love,
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
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: lyric, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace,
Form: Ode
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
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
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 Mary Rogers
* The plague of mental illness


Couldn't pay the rent, could you Mary? 
Back out on the street, dearest Mary.
Winter's in the air/once a girl with...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, hope, mental illness,
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, sensual,
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
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, hope, uplifting,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My heart has found a home-song version
My heart has found a home (Song version)

So many years alone-
my hearts without a home
Nights were filled with fear-
my heart shed a tear

My loneliness had...

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Categories: for her, heart, loneliness, love, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Love is the prize
When the night was dark
For the moon was hiding
And the stars in the galaxy refused to shine
You came to find me with ebullient vibes
And the...

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Categories: love, romance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Tomorrow Will Be
It’s never tomorrow. It’s always today -
at least in this moment it is, anyway!
So if you are saying out loud a big Wow,
you’re not in...

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Categories: life, time,
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, leaving, longing,
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 Sleeping With The Enemy
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

See what you want to see
Don't Look at me!
You are staring you are watching;
Eat what you can't be

Come sleep by my side
The...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, adventure, anger, betrayal, deep, fire,
Form: Lyric