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Best Opposite Poems

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


One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: opposite, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: opposite, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Prince for Roseanne
A long long time ago there lived a king.
His lovely daughter he’d give anything.

She walked about, jewels dripping from each hand,
talking down to all, thinking...

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Categories: opposite, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Sand Dollar Dreams
It's quiet here - quiet in a way that catches me off guard. The tranquility is almost tangible, something I can touch and hold and...

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Categories: opposite, memory, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Poetic Notions
Grounded by the gravity of our earth 
      Our body and spirit are often pulled 
In opposite opposing directions in
...

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Categories: opposite, character, emotions, feelings, poetry,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry...

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Categories: opposite, memory, missing you, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Dusty Old Books
A book that I plucked
from an antiquity of books
filled my nostrils
with a smell that I will always know
and always love.
This love cannot be explained,
but neither...

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Categories: opposite, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: opposite, environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member By then we'll be dead
Whispers and intrigue 
and things that shan’t be said,
not uttered or stuttered--
minds shuttered instead.

You cannot, you shall not,
believe your own eyes.
You must put your trust...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: opposite, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: opposite, corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member 101 POETS
101  POETS

I want to thank 101 poets, when words have no limit.
All 101 spots full of flowing imagery and spirit.
Nathan Dilts my #1~writing for...

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Categories: opposite, celebration, community, dedication, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Crescent Waltz
She slants her shining, golden glance
Across desert, mountains, rivers, plants
Greets her rising, true romance
In the purpling, opposite skies

Her lunar love, her heart’s delight
Soars to ever...

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Categories: opposite, allegory, friendship, life, love,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Like a Rock
I carry my mother 
like a rock in my pocket 

that I just can’t seem to throw away 

It serves me 
no purpose, 
it just...

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Categories: opposite, childhood, confusion, daughter, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Even Tears Freeze -
Cold,
numb 
In my
deep depths of
vanished existence
Runs in darkness without a goal
I never resting, goes in opposite directions
Unknown in wilderness without qualification, even tears freeze to...

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Categories: opposite, depression, destiny, emotions,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member A Bell Tolls For Two Souls
                        ...

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Categories: opposite, dedication, destiny, love, people,
Form: Concrete
I didn't answer, I didn't need to



I didn’t answer, I didn’t need to

How did this happen,
amidst words, phrases,
stones skipped on poetic ponds
Not looking for or expecting
a touch to the heart, a...

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Categories: opposite, love,
Form: Free verse
My Five Senses


The pitch the peak of senses piqued
each completely


Let me see

searching my memory 
biking down Laurier
locking eyes with a hawk flying in the opposite lane
is probably...

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Categories: opposite, senses, sensual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A TRIBUTE THE VERY BEAUTIFUL ANNE-LISE - 'SUNSHINE SMILE'
Phwoaarh! Anne-Lise really is hot
‘Old woman’ she really is not
With lovely blonde hair
Men ogle and stare
Her husband has hit the jackpot!

Yesterday a vitriolic comment was...

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Categories: opposite, anti bullying, beauty, poetess,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member ACCEPTING LIFE V







I turned,
towards my friend, who always was complaining
about the injustices and hardships of life and in 
a calm voice I asked him:
 
" Tell me,...

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Categories: opposite, happiness, life, men,
Form: Free verse
A Love Story
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: opposite, culture, deep, emotions, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHO AM I

Who am I?
This is a question that unable, I am, a
Definite answer, straightforward to give
For
Buried I find myself,  under layers upon layers of 
Beliefs...

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Categories: opposite, creation, introspection, life, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Breast Cancer Awareness
This is a short piece for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I lost a close friend very talented, very young to breast cancer. I also lost...

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Categories: opposite, cancer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member EDGE WALKER
                       EDGE WALKER...

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Categories: opposite, day, dedication, emotions, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member As For Me I Believe
It is the winter of 1980.
I’m twenty-eight years young, 
Driving a red Mustang with glass T-tops,
Feeling all of my awesome sassiness, from toe
To Afro, when...

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Categories: opposite, adventure, angel, blessing, christian,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member Unraveling Self-Esteem
When you were born...
a gift you received.
Invisible knitting needles...
can you believe?

The yarn started out white,
then you added the the colors...
depending what happened
as you reacted to...

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Categories: opposite, encouraging, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: I do not know?