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Best On A Roll Poems

Below are the all-time best On A Roll poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of on a roll poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Muse is On a Roll
My mind has taken off for Neverland,
I am hanging on by a cobweb, 
It is bumping me against Venus
and has dragged me up through a...

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Categories: on a roll, muse, poems, poetry, poets, write, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I Was on a Roll
I was on a roll
Dunked into vegetable soup 
We passed peas, corn, and carrots
Someone slathered butter on me.
Uh-oh!
...

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Categories: on a roll, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light Verse
On a Roll with the Dole
Sending foreign aid just doesn’t make sense
With American families living in tents
Just how many countries rushed to give cash
When into New Orleans Katrina crashed

San Andreas...

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Categories: on a roll, natural disasters, social
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Silent Song
"A Silent Song"

Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Blessed or cursed
Morning shave
Coffee please
Write a verse
Remembers last night’s dream
Grabs a napkin, spills his spleen
Shoves it in his pocket
Walks...

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Categories: on a roll, imagery, romance, romantic, romantic love,
Form: Romanticism
The Hooker
It was in the mists of morning, beneath the rising morning sun,
We had come to conquer Ft. Langley, It was me and Al and John.
We...

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on a roll, fun, golf, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Shell from Sawed-Off
I'm aware that
They'll dare me to surrender when my burner's unkindled
And the barrel is empty
Since their whiskey is missing
 
But it's in our blood and...

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© Criss Jami  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on a roll, adventure, art, cowboy-western, philosophy, sea, song-war,
Form: Lyric
Choosing Choice
A lighter view of the Devizes Neighbourhood Plan 
referendum on Thursday 17th September

My alarm clock shouts at me with noisy voice
“Wake up!  It’s Thursday...

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Categories: on a roll, community, confusion, england, humor, morning, political,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member CLEM POTTS AND THE MOON
CLEM POTTS AND THE MOON

not a pleasant sound
combining potts with the moon,
but, farm girls had learned
clem potts, in his rustic way,
was quite the village dreamer

lord...

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Categories: on a roll, humor, humorous,
Form: Tanka
Inspiration!
Sitting at the keybored
symbols mired in my head,
lacking inspiration, filled with exasperation,
I think that I'll just hobble back to bed!

Images of castles and damsels in...

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Categories: on a roll, introspection
Form: Verse
The Kitchen
The Kitchen

My wife’s never seen our kitchen!
It’s like it doesn’t exist
She walks right past it and heads to the garage
If she put kitchen into her...

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Categories: on a roll, humor, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fix These Children Please
His stories are out-of-this-world, the teacher says, in a huffy way.
Steven King, I think.
Another teacher slides into an empty seat beside me. “He exaggerates everything.”
Robin...

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Categories: on a roll, humorous, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse
Losing Friends Cause You Won't Bend
Let me give you some advice
It is never worth the price
You pay when the vices take over
Leaving friends to duck and cover
From your anger and...

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Categories: on a roll, addiction, anger, drink, drug, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Six Tables of Strangers and Me
He had better be dead I told friends,
Making them smile, from ends to ends.
They thought I was being hilarious
I was truly, frankly being serious

He did...

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Categories: on a roll, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
The Game of Soccer
THE GAME OF SOCCER!

Stadium overcrowded by 
hooligans and fans
Cheering waving flags and 
clapping their hands

Players on the field they’re 
ready to start
There goes the whistle...

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Categories: on a roll, courage, passion, soccer, sports,
Form: ABC
Bad Grammar
Grammar

When it comes to grammar
I always break the rules
I am from the old school
I never adhere to the “do and don’t
 I am a devious...

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Categories: on a roll, people, me, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Offshore Fishing Adventure
So far offshore, but nothing was biting

Six-pack behind me looked so inviting

     New rod I placed on the deck

  ...

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Categories: on a roll, funny, seame,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Dragon The Soap Opera
Dragon wants in the movies. Honestly! He's a great actor! Just look at him!
Doesn’t he look so sweet and innocent... See! Told you he’s a...

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Categories: on a roll, fantasy, fun, hilarious, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Time Such as This
‘I thoroughly believe the time is near, 
even in 2012 this year, 
the need is quite clear, 
stubborn concepts will resist for sure,
to no avail,...

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Categories: on a roll, angst, parody, children, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Red Waters Gather
I live in a state shaped by glaciers long ago
In the middle of the heat, we want it to snow
The breadwinner of many homes is...

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© ... Gigno  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on a roll, dedication, history, native american, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Thats Life
Earth quakes, hands shake
Bone breaks, piss takes
Story's end, new ones start
We click unfreind, we fall apart,
Blood boils, tempers flare,
Light to dark, we cease to care,
They...

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Categories: on a roll, emotions, friendship, growing up, self, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waterlogged
I was feverishly thinking… when suddenly my imagination just spilled!
Or rather my bucket was simply empty, until my Hubby just walked in!
Everything he said was...

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Categories: on a roll, feelings, good morning, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dragon of Oz
Dragon had the acting bug! He wanted that big brass ring.
If the Sheriff of CrazyLand could act, then… so could He!
I told him tryouts for...

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Categories: on a roll, celebrity, fantasy, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Mania
 

	Mania
	
	It’s a very sneaky thing, mania is. 
	I’m humming along, 
	probably minding someone else’s business, 
	giving little attention to my own state of being...

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Categories: on a roll, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Sanity Line
I’m spinning in circles, I’m well out of control
While, to others, I seem to be on a roll.
My mouth is moving quicker than my brain...

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Categories: on a roll, confusion, simile,
Form: Couplet
Magic Ring
Magic Ring
(Limerick Suite)

One time there was an sour puss old king
he was wearing a big magic ring
tried to perform a trick
he was not very slick
ring...

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Categories: on a roll, funny, old, magic, old,
Form: Limerick