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Best Over The Top Poems

Below are the all-time best Over The Top poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of over the top poems written by PoetrySoup members


Public Enemy -Over the Top-
******((Army of love))******

beautiful mattress
hot and riled explosive gift
nature at her best
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***((Gone with the wind))***

the music
listen to the moaning wind
biting to the pain
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******((Over & Over))******

the rainbow
fingertips...

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Categories: over the top, color, fire, fun, imagination, kiss, love,
Form: Senryu



Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: over the top, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Whiners
I write poems because it's fun
And I'm not the only one
It's an outlet for verbal expression
A hobby and not an obsession

I'm an amateur, not a...

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Categories: over the top, conflict, feelings, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Tattered Jeans and Old T-shirts
That day by the lake,
tattered jeans and old t-shirts,
my hand in your back pocket as we walked,
your thumb
hooked over the top of my waistband.
It was...

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Categories: over the top, lost love, love, nostalgiaday, day, silly,
Form: Narrative
The Ferris Wheel
I can't describe just how I feel,
when I go round on a Ferris wheel,
the lights, they shine so bold and bright,
above the carnival grounds tonight.

My...

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Categories: over the top, fun, happy, night, nostalgia, sky, summer,
Form: Rhyme



Slamming The Super-Duper-Soupers
you want to know a secret
when I write a poem and it's perfect
i dont share it
i bury it 
deep inside of me 
where no one...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, humor, slam, perspective,
Form: Rubaiyat
Going bald


As biology goes, I'm surviving,
a few aches and pains and a cough
and I check every morning when in the bathroom
to see if my bits have...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, anxiety, hair, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jan And The Sheriff - Collaboration
 The new sheriff of Poetry Soup
 Rode into town on a horse named Snoop
 Jan was on his wanted list
 And the gang she...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, fun, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Race Against Time
A race against time.

I can not enjoy my days.
They are not long enough, for the things I want to do.
I simply come and go.
Stay long,...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, lifeday, time, day, life, me, race,
Form: Rhyme
Tullys Automobile
Over the top of Tammy hill 
came Tully’s motor car, 
Tully never drove it very fast 
nor ever very far.

In his youth he’d taught us...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, funny, car,
Form: Light Verse
The Strikeout
Standing at the plate there is no doubt
The pitcher is determined to strike me out
He squints to see the catcher's glove
Then spins and swings his...

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Categories: over the top, baseball, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Tribute To Our Becca Teagan
I'm so happy I checked-out a recent e-mail from the Soup
By doing so, I was privileged to read some of Becca Teagan's 
work, I know...

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Categories: over the top, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Butterflies Flew Away
Looking into your eyes I felt the warmth in you
Smiles and laughter drew me nearer
How is it that we've never met before now
and yet sitting...

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Categories: over the top, happinessme, me, mum,
Form: I do not know?
Inherent Temperament
Don't be so tortured, passion.

Don't be so metal rimmed in servitude
to all that's over the top and brimming with enigma's breath
Don't be the pump of...

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Categories: over the top, angst, art, happiness, life, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DRAG
Early 60’s feeling my oats, slow moving wasn’t my bag
56 Chevy, foot to the floor, looking for someone to drag
He’s a Rebel on the radio,...

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Categories: over the top, life, nostalgia
Form: Narrative
When the Bugle's Called
One by one they fall
Answering the bugle’s call
Died by the bullet and the blade….when
"Over the top", the officers said

Bodies of men from battles long ago
Lie...

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Categories: over the top, remember,
Form: Verse
My Life Upon the Wicked Stage
Thirty years as an actor have shown
That it takes more than talent to make a star,
Though I tried very hard, I didn't get very far.
When...

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Categories: over the top, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Lost at Sea
Physcologically, I gotta be
advancing like technology
enhancing from a model t
into the helicopter seat
but then i got a chopper beat
call in the mach three
have it fly...

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Categories: over the top, song-
Form: Rhyme
Genesis of an Idea
I saw a young lady today who had a tattoo that covered up her arm, 
It wrapped it up completely but it only added to...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over the top, funny, life, me, , cute,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Love Is Life Itself


Love is in the air
One can tell by the fields of clover
That adorns the hillside
The scent of jasmine, the taste of honey
We only need stop...

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Categories: over the top, passion,
Form: Narrative
The Eightieth Trimester, Part II
Hux said,"My mother realized
that I was a being apart,
but if you’re all sure I’m a mistake,
then please, come stab me in the heart.”

To ensure that...

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Categories: over the top, abortion, conflict, courage, culture, growth, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Had I Dreamed these Voices
I heard them talking in low voices.
“I will watch her today,” one hissed.
“It is my turn,” argued the other one, in an even lower tone.
I...

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Categories: over the top, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cuddling in Soft Blankets
Cuddling in soft blankets
feeling cherished
adding Vicks
which brings me extra comfort
and childhood memories
I pick up my warm mug
filled with hot chocolate
overshadowed by the large
melted marshmallow 
floating...

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Categories: over the top, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Idioms!
An idiom for you
An idiom for me
It’s just an expression,
a message, you see.

Silence is golden.
Trouble comes in three.
Each to his own taste.
The powers that be.

A...

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Categories: over the top, funny, happiness, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain
Canadian Graffiti
Sprayed on a wall was the word "Eh"
Now that's Canadian I would say
When it comes to graffiti and the cold
We got the paint the paint...

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Categories: over the top, creation, culture, growing up, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme