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Best Oh Brother Poems

Below are the all-time best Oh Brother poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of oh brother poems written by PoetrySoup members


Oh Brother, Where Art Thou
Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? By Kenny Davis

Oh Brother, my dear brother
For where art thou?
Never thought it was you in my life
That I would have...

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Categories: oh brother, angel, beautiful, brother, death, eulogy, family,
Form: I do not know?



oh Brother
He reminded me of my brother 
His shaky and trembling voice those moments we argued 
His instructions even when I couldn't understand 
Even when I...

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Categories: oh brother, brother, family,
Form: Name
Oh Brother of mine
Oh Brother of mine
I am sorry we didn't have a chance to speak again
Time is the greatest silencer of speech
you think that you have so...

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Categories: oh brother, anger, death of a friend, faith,
Form: Free verse
Mess Time (Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou?)
Fragile, I cracked, collapsed
Into a screaming ocean of tears

My womb of sanity aborted, prolapsed,
I was borne through corridors marbled with fears

As broken and scattered 
As...

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Categories: oh brother, angst, brother, depression, family, loss, natural
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member She by the Sea
I see the pain
Reflected via turquoise blue
Of the oceans hue
She stares out into the oceans depth
Lost
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: oh brother, angst, beauty, conflict, death, heartbroken, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Cowboys Can Change
Inspired by another poem by another poet---------just for fun



Oh, I didn't know that cowboys
weren't respected and revered
John Wayne, when he passed away
Brought me close to...

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Categories: oh brother, change, humorous, satire, social,
Form: Lyric
HONOURABLE NATTY DREAD
FROM OUT OF THIS EARTH, IN EVERY GENERATION
MUST ARISE A MIGHTY PROPHET...
SO DON'T YOU HAVE NO FEAR, YOU HAVE DONE YOUR SHARE, YOU ARE THE...

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Categories: oh brother, anniversary, dedication, faith, funeral, inspirational, religion,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member The Squabblesons
During their courting days into her limpid eyes he would gaze.
When in his arms his many charms set her very soul ablaze!
The sweet nothings once...

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Categories: oh brother, funny, husband, wife
Form: Rhyme
The Eyes Have it-Dukes Dilemma
If I were you, I wouldn’t walk there
                 ...

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Categories: oh brother, dog, humorous, pets,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Snow White Retold
There once was a girl named Snow White,
Of a poisoned apple she took a bite.
Seven dwarves found her sleeping,
And they began weeping.
Who would fix their...

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Categories: oh brother, fantasy, funny, snow,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member All Things Pumpkin Spice
In the Fall we are flooded with all things that are Pumpkin Spice.
Some are just plain weird, and not so nice.
Many we wait for all...

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Categories: oh brother, autumn, food, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Economics 101
One to the next is its mother
Each fiscal cliff breeds another
There's no golden goose
Oh brother, this chain noose
Causes all commerce to smother

Kick debt ceiling blues...

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Categories: oh brother, funny, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Two minutes to the graduation ceremony
We will on that long awaited Saturday of October
at a ceremony graced by men of great stature
be officially declared victors in academics

We will take a...

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Categories: oh brother, education, inspiration, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Poems For Kids And Teenagers VI: My Family At Christmas
Dad, dad, dad
What is making me so glad?
Mum, mum, mum
I’ll scream till I’m numb
Brother oh brother
My mood is from the weather
Sister oh sister
Dancing makes me...

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Categories: oh brother, childhood, children, christian, christmas, family, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Mountain never reach
    Mountains never reach (money)
Count the sands 
And tell me if 
Numbers have an end
Sorry you base happiness 
To just numbers
a mountain...

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Categories: oh brother, abuse, africa, desire, loss, lust, nonsense,
Form: Epic
That's What Mothers Are For
Will you choose your mother or me
Asked wife who would not let it be
As I said oh brother
Sought help from another
And I called her mother...

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Categories: oh brother, funny, humor, mother, wife,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Creepy Feeling
Have you ever been hiking
Out in the woods
When this creepy feeling
Scares you real good?

Afraid to look round
Don't know what's behind
Oh don't be so silly!
Everything's fine!

The...

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Categories: oh brother, brother, brother, brother,
Form: Quatrain
"We Don't Lose The War, We Just Make It Silent"
War
Boom, boom
Die, die
Your the target so better hide fast
Your the star
So run faster
We want you now
Better be quiet
But put your weapon on your side
I promise...

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Categories: oh brother, dedication
Form: Free verse
Change must come
We march today
so listen to what we have to say
Brothers and sisters
We are here to stay
Our motherland bleeds
A product of greed
From its depleted bounty, we...

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Categories: oh brother, africa, anti bullying, change, conflict, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Stop South Africa now
Stop South Africa  now  
The mirror never lie
In your reflection 
Right in front of your eyes
All you see speaks 
that face right in...

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Categories: oh brother, abuse, africa, anger, dedication, evil, tribute,
Form: Epic
I'M GOING MY WAY
I am going my away
Not dark not far as
they say
 No one has gone
there before
“Oh brother that
way” they say
Goes beyond those
smoky hills, perhaps
further…
You won’t go...

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Categories: oh brother, life, teen, dark, dark,
Form: Rhyme
All Alone, All Along
I was on a swing
Bring us peace in mind
In the end, I had to get off of it
I was dancing for hours
I found my place...

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Categories: oh brother, change, courage, dedication, loneliness, longing, poverty,
Form: Rhyme
Sleep Tight
Sleep Tight

Shuffle now accordingly off to bed you go, 
you asked so long ago to change the cards 
I dealt you; but God responded with...

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© Joe DINKI  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: oh brother, passion, sorry, wife, dream, dream,
Form: Ballad
TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE
Sometimes I wonder what will be best
If I decide to write a poem for a Souper's contest.

Everyone wants theirs a certain way
Nixing any ideas I...

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Categories: oh brother, on writing and words, satire, words,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Being Nana
Being Nana

One winter night in year of ninety-seven,
God granted me a special gift from heaven.

To this day, I can think of nothing grander,
than the moment...

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Categories: oh brother, baby, birth, grandmother,
Form: Couplet