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Best On Your Toes Poems

Below are the all-time best On Your Toes poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of on your toes poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Butterfly in My Pocket
I have a butterfly in my pocket,
that will never fly again.
When I think back to yesterday,
it’s a pretty reminder of my pain.

Butterflies aren’t meant for...

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Categories: on your toes, angst, farewell, leaving,
Form: Quatrain



Manicure
First off let's make it clear I ain't funny
And I don't start conversations out with bonjour
But there comes a time in every mans life
Where he...

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Categories: on your toes, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Night in New York
This city demands to be explored
   It aches with the yearning of a living metropolis
The broad masses of the people 
  ...

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Categories: on your toes, love, urban,
Form: Free verse
Nurse Anne
            Nurse Anne

Snow steeped in mountains and mountains steeped in snow
Evergreens and pine trees...

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Categories: on your toes, appreciation, caregiving, celebrity, health, identity, image,
Form: Free verse
Poetry Destroyed
you claim to be the Poetry Destroyer
but i'll destroy you
i'll kick you into touch because I know Kung-Fu
in linguistics I own a belt thats black
i'll...

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Categories: on your toes, funny
Form: Free verse



Sped Up Or Slowed
2/8/17


Straight, curvy and bumpy roads
Some with cones
All across the globe
Tools made of stones and from bones

Got to stay in the zone
Wherever I may roam and...

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Categories: on your toes, poetry, rap, word play, words, work,
Form: Rhyme
Whispering to Myself
Perhaps with stars in your joyful eyes my friend
You will recall the time like rainbow as you would
Hold your baby in your thrilled arms to...

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Categories: on your toes, children, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Our Paths Have Crossed
Our paths have crossed,
When we each had our own sets of rules,
You holding to yours, 
And me thinking I must see my thru,
You had played...

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Categories: on your toes, life, mystery, people, sad, me, time,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - What Say Your Shoes -
Yellow high heels shoes               ***     A sunshine...

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Categories: on your toes, funny, , cute,
Form: List
Pay Attention
I'm feeling alive 
On top of my game 
Can you feel me 
Get you a cup 
And fill it up 
With some ice and Henny...

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Categories: on your toes, deep, environment, feelings, poetry, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member verbous and obscure
simply blither
simply obscure
obscure lingo
obscure form
form of creation
form the phrase
phrase the question
phrase for the play
play on your knees
play in the yards
yards of meter
yards of counted
counted on...

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Categories: on your toes, allusion,
Form: Blitz
Monster
If I told you would you listen 
If i told you would you perceive me as a monster 
If I told you would you go...

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Categories: on your toes, deep, depression, feelings, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hard Heart
HARD HEART

THIS IS WHAT WE OFTEN DO
WHEN TIME IS UP OR THINGS
LOOK BLEAK- 

WE- PRAY PRAY PRAY

WHEN ALL IS WELL AND 
THINGS SEEM FINE THE...

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Categories: on your toes, life, vanity,
Form: Limerick
I was here too
As the day sweeps away
For the nights to come
The clouds gathers
For the rain to fall
Being here is by natures call
Thou have come
Because it your time
So...

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Categories: on your toes, inspirational,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member WHAT I WANT FOR YOU
DEDICATED TO ALL
MY CHILDREN NEAR AND FAR.
 
What is in my heart for you -
Is what has been in my heart- period dot, dot, dot....

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Categories: on your toes, mentor,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Smell of Lilacs
Rainstorm as the ocean waves form 

Form and roars warm in my heart as you walk

Walk into pitch black room and lock

Lock and transform the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on your toes, desire, heart, silence,
Form: Verse
Cold Winter Winds
( COLD WINTER WINDS )

The wind is chilly, it blows snow in your face.
Grab onto your loved one, and tightly embrace.
The drifts are deep, the...

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Categories: on your toes, weather, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Choices and voices
Choices my dear one,
So many choices, 
So few voices,
Some near,
Some far,
Some to fear.

A path.
Clear and chosen.  
The erasure of a closing.
The logos of math.
The...

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Categories: on your toes, courage, inspirational, life, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
With love to my Husband
When you came to my life,
I do not remember when I started wanting to be your wife.

Your innocent proposal to me made me spellbound,
My mind...

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Categories: on your toes, husband, love, proposal, wife,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unreceived Parcel
Unreceived  Parcel

I have sent your parcel Please be patient  
Your curtain hooks have been sent 
It's on its way
Yes sir, I have sent...

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Categories: on your toes, evil, funeral, gothic, grave, horror, horse,
Form: Limerick
WALTZ WITH ME

MAY I HAVE THIS WALTZ  ©

Dance
With me
Son                
Young one
On...

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Categories: on your toes, child, for him, imagery, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fall Harvest Oktoberfest
Wow, for the Fall Harvest Oktoberfest Festival in my city!
Entertainment will be Oomph Polka Party tunes and many other bands.

We will try our luck at...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on your toes, fun, october,
Form: Acrostic
The Enemy
They say blacks have a thing called fast twitch muscles
that enables them to run faster or dodge a modern day bullet.
It’s unfortunate for Michael Brown,
He...

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© Remi Stan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on your toes, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jellyfish Sting Remedy
Now, you may wonder why I urinate on my toes
But I know the cure when thrust in pain’s throes
After bare footing on a beach of...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on your toes, funny, naturepain,
Form: Rhyme
Man-icure
First off let's make it clear I ain't funny
And I don't start conversations out with bonjour
But there comes a time in every mans life
Where he...

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Categories: on your toes, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse