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Best Monoku Poems

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

Premium Member Rock Turtles
Rock turtles in blue waters . . .their crawl so slow it’s imperceptible

2/20/2016  Based on a beautiful picture of a New England shoreline....

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Categories: nature,

Premium Member Hope
You see hope when two kids share marbles between a volatile border.

Date: 16/06/2017...

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Categories: children, conflict, future, humanity,

Premium Member Timeless

          Love knows no separation

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Categories: introspection, love,

Premium Member one broken monoku
one feeble couple barely survives

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Categories: age,

Liberty of the Press

Broken pencils-

                 but not broken spirits


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Categories: freedom, strength,

As I hid
As I hid behind the darkness of Spring's cool night there she stood dreaming

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Categories: muse,

Premium Member Musing
Hearts of gold don't break, they melt.

                 Daniel Turner

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Categories: heart,


The roaring cosmological river of becoming forever flows into harmony's ocean of being! 

© Demetrios Trifiatis
        04 May...

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Categories: life, universe,

Premium Member Finding Ones Self
Some who wish to find their true self, fearfully resist becoming lost.

... CayCay Jennings
December 14, 2017...

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Categories: growth,

Premium Member Graceful Exit


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Categories: death, environment, me,

Premium Member Firewords


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Categories: muse, poetry,

Premium Member Heavens Eternal Love

 Let me take away pains of forever-with heavens eternal love

monoku-17 Syllables 

Heavenly Monoku
Sponsored by: Kim Rodrigues

...thank you so much to those who have made...

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Categories: heaven, inspirational, love,

Premium Member My Thoughts
Life led by the thoughts of another...will never be your own...

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Categories: character,

The Playground
We are all in the devil's playground, 
now watch as I breach over and hold on to God's hand real tight. 

#1. The underground is...

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Categories: corruption, dance, evil,

Premium Member Take Me to Church
gathered on the lawn at Sabbath - a chattering of starlings

For the Wonderful One Liners Poetry Contest of s. grace...

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Categories: bird,

Scherben des Lebens/ The shards of life/ Los fragmentos de la vida
Die Scherben des Lebens lassen sich nicht kitten.  (German)

The shards of the life cannot be cemented.  (English)

Los fragmentos de la vida no se...

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Categories: philosophy

Premium Member river ribbon
river ribbon winds through green - hills burst gold with tangerine

For Rick Parise's Nature Monoku Contest...

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Categories: nature

Premium Member Thievery
                in locking away our heart....... 

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Categories: angst, courage, loss,

Premium Member canvas of pond

canvas of pond etched in gray...

lotus frames a halo

Rick Parise's One Broken Monoku
by nette onclaud

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Categories: butterfly, water,

Why is it called ECSTASY –
your two friends lie in a mortuary

Jan Allison
3rd December 2014
Not for contest

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Categories: heartbroken,

Premium Member DECEPTION
Please don’t try to pull the wool over my eyes – I'm not a blind sheep!

10th February 2015...

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Categories: humorous,

Poets create worlds through a minimal of words....

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Categories: on writing and words

Prodigal Son
Waiting for his return, with heavy heart and a flicker of hope.

Contest: Monoku #9 by Poet Destroyer A
Placed 1st

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Categories: hope,

You smile with your mouth - yet lie with your eyes

27th February 2015

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Categories: hurt,

Premium Member TO PLAGIARISE
Thief of words – the only one you fool is yourself!

24th February 2015

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Categories: writing,