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Best Open Book Poems

Below are the all-time best Open Book poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of open book poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Listen to the Heart
"Listen!  to the Heart"
       ~~~~~~~~


every heart strums strings of symphony
an open book exploring dreams and fantasies
the lovebeat touches...

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Categories: open book, love, heart, heart,
Form: Rhyme



A Total Enigma
I can’t be branded and put into a box
I’m a rhyme wrapped within a riddle a complete paradox
I won't  carry the labels, or walk...

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Categories: open book, introspection, riddle,
Form: Free verse
Graceful Movement of Silence

The leaf of my love fell
in quiet autumn silence
Slowly descending 
from the swaying limb
of unanticipated romantic tremors
Caught off balance was
my sense of equlibrium
Shaken by the...

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Categories: open book, love, metaphor, nature, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Is Life
Life is an open book
 each day an empty page,
the word that is not written
 is time you can't erase. 

Life could be music
 a...

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Categories: open book, life,
Form: Rhyme
Home Sweet Home
There is one place in this lonely life
where I can run away to on this long, dark road.
Only the moon knows my way home tonight
and...

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Categories: open book, heart, home, lonely, longing, memory, night,
Form: Free verse



Generations
Denial is a can of peas
whose contents
should never be indulged
beyond the expiration date.
Yet there I stood, 
evidence screaming reality
at my eyes, their gaze steadfast
upon the...

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Categories: open book, birth, death, hope, life,
Form: Epic
Premium Member King Vlad
King Vlad is anything but Democracy’s man of the hour.
Rather, à coup sûr, he’s really Stalin’s nasty little boy
who ironically parades "svoboda" and "glasnost" like...

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Categories: open book, betrayal, corruption, emotions, evil, passion, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FINALLY




For seven decades, from your open book of wisdom, to

Read I try, oh Nature

 
And


Finally, after much effort, my first syllables able am I to
...

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Categories: open book, nature, truth,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Calligraphy
Up and down as it overlooks
the open book
freefalling so
but where to go?

Embellish each page, one by one
where words will run,
of written swerves,
artistic curves

By quill that...

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Categories: open book, on writing and words,
Form: Verse
You Said I Was Ugly
You Said I Was Ugly

You said I was ugly, and I don't really give a damn or care
Why did you pick me, don't you know...

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© Theresa CW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: open book, anger, angst, character, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
The Poet Destroyer vs. The Acrostic Italian: Round One
Put your heart in my hand and just trust me,
Or you do not have to give me your trust.
Eventually, you will find the lust
That I...

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Categories: open book, loveme, me,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member As dark clouds
Descends over the mountains 
a blanket of suffering thunder
The fork between two tongues sings 
truth always comes to light 
under angel rays expelling echoes 

A...

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Categories: open book, hate, love, peace, poverty, power, pride,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Gentle Touch Of Autumn
The autumn comes, an open book
To satisfy our hungry eyes
But, sometimes things can't just be read
Not like a book upon a shelf
We can't just look,...

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Categories: open book, autumn, beauty, inspiration, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rejected
I lie
Before you....
An open book...
You close the cover
Not wanting
To read...
A single page...
Of
who 
I am

~~~~

...

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Categories: open book, childhood,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member You Bet Your Sweet Bippy


Happiness comes in many forms
Remember the thrill of your first born
How could you have known at the time
The challenge of keeping things in line

Sometimes seemed...

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Categories: open book, happiness, life,
Form: Quatrain
JOY OF POETIC DEATH
I will die if I wake up in a dream
         and find myself on the page of...

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Categories: open book, art, beach,
Form: Free verse
I smile but I hurt inside
I smile but I hurt inside

It's the only thing that I hide

My life is an open book

You can peek and take a look

People treat me...

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Categories: open book, bible, blessing, christian, faith, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Life is to short
Life it's self, is to short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people around you who treat you right and...

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Categories: open book, christian, journey, motivation,
Form: ABC
There is love and there is love
A love that can feed every desire 
A burning in ones hearts fire
A glance from ones eye that crosses the crowd outside
A smallest of touch...

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Categories: open book, loveme, love, me,
Form: I do not know?
To fight within
To Fight

To fight yourself, the good fight,
Within yourself be one,
To kill the black depression,
To be no martyr son.

To know you are immortal,
When fractured bodies done,
Stay...

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Categories: open book, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FLIRTY EYES
FLIRTY  EYES 

“These eyes are made for looking
And that’s just what they’ll do,
One of these days these eyes,
Are going to look all over you”
Thanks...

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Categories: open book, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MIND THE PAINT
MIND THE PAINT

I know the world may never see
The looks of my mind, how could it be
But if you could simply take a look
It would...

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Categories: open book, color, future, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Old House
The house stands like a neglected grandma,
the cobwebs at its windows
the grubby lace about her neck,
the peeling paint
her cheap make-up,
carelessly applied,
cracked window-panes
her cracked spectacles,
encrusted with...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: open book, birth, blue, books, children, green, house,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I See Your Face in the Ocean
From this rocky height 
In the morning light,
Everything I see 
Reminds me of Your love;
Seagulls, as they cry
Like the angels fly
By the restless sea
Or in...

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Categories: open book, beach, beauty, christian, muse, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: The Divine Feminine - A Tale of Seduction
“But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
–“He Wishes for...

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Categories: open book, friendship, fun, happiness, journey, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism