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Best Parker Poems

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


Premium Member The Ambiance Of Amber Light - a collaboration with Frederic Parker


I watch the rising sun of morning glow behind you
inviting my eyes to pause in soft amber light
which frames your beauty
warming my heart with a...

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Categories: parker, appreciation, beautiful, desire, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Cloak of Despair
The heart pulsates with times I remember
So pained to my soul you have become
My eyes see cold ashes without ember
As tomorrow fades from view, I...

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Categories: parker, emotions,
Form: Sonnet
Why Poetry
With Shakespearean romance I can't compete
Or Virginia Woolf's lovely agony
Or the wit of Dorothy Parker or Mark Twain
The genius of Emily Dickinson, splendidly plain

I know...

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Categories: parker, appreciation, encouraging, inspirational, poets,
Form: Rhyme
The Hero I Don't Deserve
Hey, my name is Aaron and I am kinda a modern day superhero

Now I know what you’re thinkin’

Okay, this guy? A hero? Like with powers...

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Categories: parker, endurance, hero, inspirational, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Gotta Have Heart
Tag words: advertising, bebop, bird, bottle, Charlie 
Parker, Coca-Cola, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie,
door, flag, heart, jazz, light bulb, Louis Armstrong,
Miles Davis, palette, Pepsi Cola, pluralism...

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Categories: parker, art,
Form: Ekphrasis



Premium Member The Seasons
Spring

A refresh of rain, falling down on them all
Un-quenching each leaf with tilt refrain
Linden shaped blossoms in spring do install
Such beautiful heaven that no one...

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Categories: parker, seasons,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member To Fear a Broken Heart
To quiver in darkness, lost love to blame.
To build a tighter web to bind your heart.
Troubled by reason, your soul to reclaim.
To hide with the...

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Categories: parker, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Last Breath
The gentle wind warms my old wrinkled skin
As I slowly sink in the sea's soft sand
The gliding flight of seabirds seen again
Beyond gray contours where...

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Categories: parker, celebration, death, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Bigfoot and I
I have no cause to lie,
my memory is clear.
The night was cool, the moon rising.
Fresh scents from a passing rain captures the air.
My campfire kept...

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Categories: parker, remember, stress,
Form: Free verse
BROKEN SOLDIER
BROKEN SOLDIER 
You broke me down, You built me up, You made me stronger, You made me tough.

Ive been to war, Through hell and back, I...

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Categories: parker, body, care, conflict, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hallowed Ground
They marched to field
Their fate was sealed
A life to yield
As deaths increase

I closed my eyes
To realize
With deepest sighs
I came in peace


contest Desiderata
Frederic Parker 12/5/14

number 3....

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Categories: parker, sad,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Covering Mist
The moon gave silent shadows to our form
As we lay beneath its splayed softer light
The time spent is instinctual and warm
As mist from the lake...

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Categories: parker, beautiful, love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Poetry Soup Heros
Poetry Soup Hero's

Poets with golden ink and pens 
You make us move forward with your inspiration
With kind an honest, encouragement  and compliments 
Small act...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: parker, encouraging, inspirational, poets, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Praise of a Kimo
We move like cats through the tall meadow grass
Searching for something we lost
Only to find ourselves


contest In Praise of a Kimo..visual 3
Frederic Parker..2/16/15
...

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Categories: parker, truth,
Form: Kimo
Bonnie and Clyde
They were bank robbers and their names were Bonnie and Clyde.
They robbed banks in six states until 1934 when they both died.
In addition to robbing...

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Categories: parker, death, evil, may, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Around the Corner
Cold reality and despair lay around the corner.
Humanity's unclean sleep on its hardened edges,
holding crumpled cardboard signs, asking for money.
Those who believe themselves above it...

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Categories: parker, community, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Majestic

Majesty
is how the river pours
free from gravity the water falls

sitting still
where carved rocks are quiet
listening to the bubbling roars

to be cleansed
by a vaporous mist
that lays...

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Categories: parker, nature,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Time Shift
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Categories: parker, change,
Form: Verse
Premium Member No Return
He saw the shoreline of his death
Stared at sea's rolling wave
Found the sky and sea's banding belt
Asked God, honor his grave

The red sun will warm...

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Categories: parker, death,
Form: Rhyme
The Nuts fall close to the tree
In the dimmed theater, the stage is set
not for a play though, yet a performance 
one of baton, brass, notes, timpani 
the performance I have...

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Categories: parker, family, lovebrother, brother,
Form: Narrative
CalifornY

Jack was sitting poker faced 
With bullets backed by bitches.
Neal hunched at the wheel 
Puttin everyone in stitches.
He was braggin 'bout 
This nurse he'd screwed,...

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Categories: parker, america, time, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memories: Friend and Foe, collaboration with Lin Lane
Memories: Friend and Foe, 
collaboration with Lin Lane

"Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy."
          ...

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Categories: parker, appreciation, art, creation, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Memories: Friend and Foe, with Robert Lindley
"Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy."
                 ...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: parker, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hindsight Twenty-Twenty
I regret not spending more time 
with you. I thought...
you were winning the battle
Having To Fight
Cancer
In This Thing Called Life
Is Insane
And So It Begins
The Long...

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Categories: parker, creation, death, farewell,
Form: Verse
Poetically Amaze Readers
E-xcellent
L-ines
L-et
I-nspired
S-cribe

P-oetically
A-maze
R-eaders
K-eenly
E-mploying
R-ighteous

B-irthday
U-nder
T-he
L-itterateur's
E-xceptional
R-egards

Topic: Birthday of poet Ellis Parker Butler (December 05) 
Form: Vertical Monocrostic...

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Categories: parker, birthday, poets,
Form: Acrostic