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Best Paper Over Poems

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


No-Name No: 18
The world burns apart,
like paper over candle.
The only breaking point 
that this planet couldn't handle.
Something turns to nothing
and that nothing's what remains,
that nothing turns to...

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Categories: paper over, anger, dark, lost, planet, sad love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Arni Kleftiko Stolen Lamb
Arni Kleftiko Stolen Lamb


The Cypriots and Greeks have a few differences,
And can argue a great deal,
But both agree when it comes to ‘Kleftiko”
It has forever...

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Categories: paper over, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Honey Bee Flying Around In Winter
I have been reluctant to pen this verse 
Because I don't understand what it was all about
I have been reluctant to pen this verse
Because I...

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Categories: paper over, angel, blessing, business, community, freedom, mythology,
Form: Narrative
On rock, paper and scissors
i refuse to believe that paper could ever
beat 
rock---
there are those 
(in fact you may be one)
that swear by this game of chance 
to make...

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Categories: paper over, life
Form: I do not know?
Building Materials
Building Materials


It takes so long to understand
How the fractures of the past
Reach the home of the future
With such a stealthy hand

All the foundations
That you braced...

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Categories: paper over, life
Form: Free verse
The Quest
A questing journey to mountain’s peak
Thro’ forests dark and battles thick
almost severing hope’s endless wick
‘Tis an answer our heroes seek

Traveling trio with hearts all true
with...

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Categories: paper over, adventure, fantasy, funny,
Form: Rhyme
The Cynic
Trust not, know not,
Love not, show not,
In the midst of such vague
expressions, lies the life,
of the pessimistic cynic,
or rather the temperament
born from his solitude,
a solitude...

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Categories: paper over, introspectionlight, light,
Form: Free verse



Greenery
Don't get confused on what's really green. The henna........the trees.....the herb....the eyes......money isn't green, it's as dark as the evil it possesses , how greedy...

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Categories: paper over, deep,
Form: ABC
Who keeps smashing the mirrors
We seem to be in cycle of bad luck,
And with the number of broken mirrors that I have noticed lately,
Not counting car mirrors, 
I hope...

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Categories: paper over, blue, cheer up, computer, cry, deep,
Form: Light Verse
The Master
You are the master of self aggrandizement

You have forgotten how to be in the wrong,
Manipulation is your art, 
Insidious word-play, gentle put-downs,
Reminders of all my...

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Categories: paper over, angst, girlfriend-boyfriendself, self,
Form: Free verse
Once upon a surprising appendage ii

Once upon a crusting appellation of 'Genius',

( An acclamation, or prescient accusation with a side-order of unfettered approbation's fulminations thereafter? )

my teary-tired tire-tries offending;
mans aspirations-...

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Categories: paper over, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
Forget you not ( front side)
Hey girl or hey love its all one in the same, i do have feelings but along the way i 
forgot the name. but please...

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© Ben J G  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paper over, black african american, imagination, life, lost
Form: ABC
Premium Member A Big Storyteller
All my life I have been a big dreamer 
and a big storyteller,
my mom used to say, I had imagination, just like my sweet grandma,...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paper over, granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Flame in the Mirror
The prism had reflected a crumbling schism of broken glass for far too long

A mosaic with sharp spikes and edges imprinted on a breaking point...

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Categories: paper over, firework,
Form: Free verse