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Best Obligation Poems

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

Premium Member Rose on the Vine
She denied him ...
her first true love, yet she would not speak him
the reason so absurdly trifling that
it was gone from her memory ... completely

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Categories: obligation, death, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Words That flow Through My Pen
Sometimes, life has no reason unlike the seasons
It aimlessly drifts with the wind
We find ourselves in places of unfamiliar faces
Bathing in the shadows of sin

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Categories: obligation, introspection, life, on writing
Form: Free verse
Visitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: obligation, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tit for Tat Poetry
you read out of obligation
a tit for tat consolation
a "thank you for your visit" affirmation

it's cool, this unspoken rule
I do it too, so what’s new?

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Categories: obligation, community, poetess, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Obsessive Love
Press not to flaming lips your tepid kiss

Touch not this burning form with hands of ice

A lukewarm love can never bring to bliss

Nor will indifferent...

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Categories: obligation, assonance, crazy, love, passion,
Form: Sonnet

Pandora's Temptation
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its...

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Categories: obligation, desire, hope, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I Live (I tag Poet Destroyer)
I live.
I live to write.
I write of both understandable and incomprehensible things
I am a teenager just living the average life of semi poverty just like...

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Categories: obligation, life, on writing and
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wear Only Your Skin
                 Never apologize for being exactly  

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Categories: obligation, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Faith
You’ll find that I have core beliefs, that are not written in any one book.
I believe that Jesus loves me. He’s all around, so please,...

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Categories: obligation, faith,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member If you only knew
From your invalid's bed
You pined for the beach
Too far out of reach
For weakened feet to tread

He gathered devotion for the quest
And packed obligation
Atop expectation
For your...

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Categories: obligation, devotion, journey, nature,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Josie's Last Call
You frolic with playful abandon
Oblivious to obligation
Such wobbly legs prove hard to stand on
Chameleon charmed by temptation

I don't know why your halo's all bent
Your soul's...

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© John Weber  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obligation, family, loss
Form: Rhyme
The Definition Of A Real Woman
(W)- A real woman knows that the wages of sin is death so she is not concerned about the wages of a real man, because...

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© Tay Reid  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: obligation, anniversary, beauty, butterfly, courage,
Form: Ballad
Eyes of Blue
A people persecuted beyond imagination;
To help them he felt, was his obligation.
He joined the army in World War II;
Not knowing his hell would be Eyes...

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Categories: obligation, freedom, hero, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
A Prayer for my Wife

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Categories: obligation, angst, caregiving, death, dedication,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member MY ODYSSEY

Here, I am
Sitting on the relaxing throne of my age
Reminiscing what I went through in life
A mere spectator I have now become
Observing in...

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Categories: obligation,
Form: Bio
Allow altruistic artistry among ailing american adversaries.
Bartering begins before begging beasts break brothers.
Capture calamity controlling catastrophe calming castration.
Dedicate decisions directed down dreary deaf disillusionment.
Eradicate equality...

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Categories: obligation, parody, people, social, kindergarten,
Form: ABC
Premium Member The Legacy Of Law - Part One -

Law began by living,
locomotion meeting the rails of electric rainfall,
Consequence coursing through interconnected crossbeams
making all form fruit of the first & final recipe,
one great statute...

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Categories: obligation, adventure, universe,
Form: Epic
Who let the Dogs Out
He went the way of a sickly pigeon,
and dropped his nasty load on religion.
The evil ones hailed him,
power they availed him,
which increased his vanity a...

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Categories: obligation, growing up, religion, god,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Empty Boots
The empty boots, neatly laced and, alas, now on display,
Belonged to a gallant soldier who died the other day.
Another patriot gave his all in the...

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Categories: obligation, funeral, loss, sad, ,
Form: Rhyme
Anger Pain and Dramatic Stress
Anger, pain and dramatic stress 
The 3 things that I possess
Me, Reggie is okay at times
I sometimes choose to confide in my rhymes
I express my...

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Categories: obligation, angst, childhood, life, nostalgia,
Form: I do not know?
Reaching the Third Level
To reach nirvana
Poet paradise
You have to reach the third level

It's a journey to forever
It may take some their whole lifetime,
and others may never get there


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Categories: obligation, allegory, allusion, beauty, courage,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Last Son
In my ear something whispers, tells of tales of burning blisters,
forbids the haunting of my sisters, last of sons to bear our name.
Like fleas in...

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Categories: obligation, art, truth, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Woman Said to the Universe (Adaptation)
A woman said to the universe:
"Sir, see me as equal!"
"I hear you," replied the universe,
"But I can't see you 
Because that tall man's head is...

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Categories: obligation, satire, socialme, universe,
Form: Free verse
lost from sung lips)
Your e-mail engraves a smile while opening its contents.
I wanted to reply, to share a thought, 
but my daughter reminds me during that curiosity, 

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Categories: obligation, introspectionflower, flower, giggle,
Form: Free verse
Last night I slipped into an introspective dream
witness of a strange extracorporeal experience
the whole me deconstructed to its raw materials
Dead myself was found a bright...

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Categories: obligation, deep, dream, identity, perspective,
Form: Free verse