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Best On Par Poems

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


Premium Member White Angels
How many roses since have come and gone?
he thought as he sat looking at her grave.
How many futures had been staked upon
those brilliant blooms to...

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Categories: on par, death, lost love, moving on,
Form: Ottava rima



No More Soup For Me
I sought a place to post my poems and thought I'd found a fit for me.
At first I was thrilled and felt I belonged to...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on par, me,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member PURPOSE
(Dedication: For my PoetrySoup friend Funom Makama.)
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Faith anchors well
Fond feel that tells


Hope knows a sight
Where faith casts light


Love hints and calls
In rise and fall


Dare find...

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Categories: on par, change,
Form: Couplet
O, FLUFF, FIZZ, ICE-TRUFFLES and BANDALEES
O!  FLUFF!  FIZZ!  ICE-TRUFFLES and BANDALEES!
Can't see the forest, for the snow on trees!
Where every gossamer veil of snow delights
And every string...

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Categories: on par, fairy, hope, imagination, simple, trust,
Form: Rhyme
Naturalist
The naturalist in us all
Burying the deepest it only resides
Realism forever more
Whether or not... everything only ties

We can never be who we are
Because everyday we...

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© Joel Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on par, life,
Form: Rhyme
WOODEN SOUL
I make this detection
upon introspection
of the woodblock inside me named soul
I'm sightless to beauty
on par with a cootie
or, moreover, an underground mole

I distinguish not burdock
from...

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Categories: on par, funny, introspectionme,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 18
12 hours of excruciating labor pangs have Sacagawea breathing
into the face of Death,
as she violently shakes her head back and forth, teeth clenched,
sweat boiling and...

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Categories: on par, adventure,
Form: Epic



1968 Mustang
I still have dreams of my favorite car
It took me to places not really far
On some days it would not start
One day it just fell...

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Categories: on par, nostalgia,
Form: Limerick
Dear Racist
You have your roots forgotten
Your perception's now rotten
Noticing oh so sudden
That brother's a great burden

No love for brother or sis
With contempt at them you hiss
And...

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© Jesz Leko  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on par, discrimination, racism,
Form: Classicism
T Woods
There was once a golfer named T. Woods
In bedrooms of many he had stood
A birdy from far
An eagle on par
But his great nine iron best...

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Categories: on par, humorous, satire,
Form: Limerick
The Myth Of Shooting Stars
You say no one gets the beauty of fear
It's what reminds us how human we are
The subtle moment when all is so clear
That from birth...

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Categories: on par, depression, introspection, philosophy, death, death, fear,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member ORCHARD ROAD


February dusk descends
Upon Orchard Road;
My walking attends
As feet bear clear loads.


Bright and breezy moods
In crowded walkways;
Casual tour feels good
As curious sights sway.


A sea of faces
In...

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Categories: on par, change,
Form: Quatrain
BRIDGE TOO FAR
Proud scion. 
Framed composite Ixion; 
his fiery likeness on canvas cured. 
 
Immortalising fleeting impressions captured.
Reality, an unwelcome foil - trust fractured.   
...

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Categories: on par, mythology,
Form: Verse
Premium Member GALILEO GALILEI



Glimpse a new norm that tells the truth,
Attend to sight that knows the stars;
Lift the old form that veils the proof,
Ignite a light with grace...

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Categories: on par, blessing, universe,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Warrior Princess Speaks
You cannot own my body, heart, or mind
My essence is illusive like the air
So do not try to hold me down; don’t dare!
I’ll break away...

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Categories: on par, strength, woman,
Form: Epic
Prince Of A Cat - Ninth Life Long Since Spent
Preface to this brief bitty
written snap ting snapshot – word ditty
dates back before I reached gritty
age of eight and fifty, aye recall a kitty
rescued by...

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Categories: on par, animal, beautiful, creation, cute love, farm,
Form: Elegy
Alpha Bet Cap Cha
Alpha Bet Cap Cha

Just twenty six letters of the english language to whit
twisted in various & sundry combinations pit
this bull dog of a canonical wordsmith...

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Categories: on par, anxiety, crazy, devotion, giggle, imagination, power,
Form: Free verse
Struggle to write
prosaic prologues bewitch 
   feeble minded scribe doth undertakes 
tend toward lugubriousness ring tone 
   for goodness sake

echoing across, 
 ...

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Categories: on par, assonance, autumn, creation, inspirational, mystery, power,
Form: Free verse
Onward Christian Soldier
a cavalcade wept ashore with frenzy like a beastly bus
oblivious of tribes who blissfully dealt without a fuss
triangulated within an ever narrowing pen
contaminated, decimated, eradicated...

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Categories: on par, adventure, bible, christian, confusion, crush, engagement,
Form: Ballad
The Titanic ship, Relationship, or Hardship
Relation next relationships are on par with a hardship 
Entirely relationships are analogous to the April 15th, 1912 Titanic ship 
It’s stunning how the body...

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Categories: on par, relationship,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member ink stained words
ink stained words
I dropped – they fell
discarded cuz
I cudn’t spell

cudn’t get
the “I’s” and “E’s”
in proper places
to a peas

the winners of
the spelling B’s
who mem or eyes
dick...

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Categories: on par, humor, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
One of My Own
Another day
Like so many others
Like so many to come
Most times struggling, forcing
Noteworthiness
Into the nameless moments
And rote transitions
Churning from task to task
The voices, faces of the
Everyday...

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Categories: on par, anger, bereavement, cancer, emotions, health, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MORNING GLORY


Make what you will of this new day:
Yield soul and heart to journey quest.
Make moments fill fond joys that stay,
Opt just to start to fund...

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Categories: on par, blessing,
Form: Sonnet
Battle Axe And Her Republican Trumpeting Waze - part 1
Upon bitterly cold dawning hours of one January 2000 day
the Harns family desperately sought a place to live – “hay
there” Nelson Swartley (an independent realtor)...

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Categories: on par, evil, grave, house, life, prejudice, storm,
Form: I do not know?
Heartbeat
All hail thy – sweet – small – courtesies of life.
For smooth do they make the road of it.
Grace and beauty – they cut so...

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Categories: on par, growth, love, mystery, together, wife, women,
Form: Free verse