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Best Minute Poems

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

Here one minute, gone the next

Here one minute, gone the next
Life is everything it seems
Live each moment like your last
Never give up on your dreams

Wake each day to something new

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Categories: minute, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: minute, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..


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Categories: minute, poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse
Have a lovely day

Have a lovely day

Pushed now to the limit by a never ending whisper
Lost behind the meaning of a question I can’t hear
Dreaming of a day...

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Categories: minute, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ozzie Our Spaniel
The 28th of April; I'll always remember that day
It was very overcast and the sky was quite grey
That short journey to the vet I will...

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Categories: minute, best friend, emotions, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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Categories: minute, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Has Its Costs


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Categories: minute, desire,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry...

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Categories: minute, memory, missing you, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member KNOW YOURSELF

For years before the narrow windows of my senses

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Categories: minute, god, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ollyver, My Beloved
"i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go . . . "

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Categories: minute, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Poem Is How I Feel
Sometimes on the road of life
	Change becomes the norm
		When you think, “The sky is true”
			The horizon brews a storm
Some storms last but a minute
	Like a...

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Categories: minute, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
The Battle
The menace of war in the chaos of life
The peril of ocean when tempests are rife;
The danger of jungle where feral beasts hide
The terror that...

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Categories: minute, love, woman, love, time,
Form: Rhyme
The Game, Playing the Game
'I want you to use all your powers and your skills
I don’t want his mother to see him like this
Look, look how they massacred my...

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Categories: minute, loss, son,
Form: Free verse
Where Crimson Bleeds Its Rose
Under a blue moon

He becomes my dream

A secret uncloaked

Emotion unveiled

A mystery revealed

Existence of warmth

between my subconscious

and implicit knowledge

..And it is there

`Neath the soft spot 


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Categories: minute, absence,
Form: Free verse
Looking Down My Street - A Collaboration
Looking down my tree lined street

the setting sun casts her glow

upon the Chestnuts, Maples, and Oaks

dressed in worn out yellow ribbons 

telling the story of...

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Categories: minute, friendship, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Curse: COLLABORATION
A man with a quiet demeanor
was cursed with a miniscule wiener.
He tried lotions and pills
But not one cured his ills.
Now he's a silent nail hole...

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Categories: minute, body, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member My Addingham
(The memories are simple, living the feeling significant)

After conquering Beamsley Beacon due Southwest,
Rombald’s moor stood, while for centuries
within the valley the minute dwellings
of grey stone,...

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Categories: minute, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse

    ~Yes, I Know I Won't Be Here Forever~

       Sometimes, I just don't realize,

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Categories: minute, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I Can Resist You
Don’t even try to woo me
I can resist you
My mind is fortified
Reason screams reasons to be careful
Caution goes off in flares
My mind is alert
I can...

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Categories: minute, desire,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Kitten In The Barn
It’s always a good practice when living on a farm,
To have a family of cats living in the barn
They always keep the rats and mice...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: minute, cat, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Cyber Life
The little mouse is scrolling
as the ocean waves are rolling
and they beckon me to come down to the sea

The screen before me glowing
while outside the...

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Categories: minute, addiction, computer, internet, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL

An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready,” he said. “I am...

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Categories: minute, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Violet Eyes
I made a promise, a little visit
A busy much to do..
But, I'm running late, they will be waiting...
I should be going...the clock is ticking

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Categories: minute, friendship, people,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Today
Today I woke to the sound of sleet
etching my window;
the wind moans to enhance the mood,
my edges, ragged as the stony clouds,
bare, the trees sway...

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Categories: minute, depression, hope, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Do
The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,
Was to say I’m through with you.

Well, of course, 
It was pretty hard when you refused to go...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: minute, lost love, me, me,
Form: Free verse