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Best Participant Poems

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


Premium Member Lending Both Hands
Let me 
lend a hand
I can’t sit
when you 
have to stand
When you 
can’t do it all
together we can

It’s not 
a woman thing
It’s more than
just gender...

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Categories: participant, care, thank you,
Form: Rhyme



Felony Money
True definition of a hood love story,
They called him Felony.
Skin was as smooth as a shot of Hennessey.
He made a lot of other men envy.
His...

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Categories: participant, imagination, love, poetry, romance,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Tortured Spirit
A tortured spirit, earth bound wreaths in agony,
trapped within human body, desperate for freedom.
To be able to escape and hide from other's sight,
to escape the...

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Categories: participant, cry, dark, depression, introspection,
Form: Verse
For the Girl with the Brand New Toothbrush
 The Girl with the Brand New Toothbrush

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    For the girl with the brand new toothbrush
  ...

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© Dan Short  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: participant, appreciation, rap, sexy, sin,
Form: Lyric
Don't bide your time
In the blink of an eye the time passes so fast it flies by 
Define time 
Lives a ***** then you die 
Eye of the...

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Categories: participant, hip hop, how i
Form: Rhyme



Oh what misery
Oh what misery!

The heart- 
an indigent and feral beast
kept in lock down
in an inner cage
for my own good

What treachery dwells
within that creature!

It's wiles, 
it's devious...

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Categories: participant, betrayal, desire, heart, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Nightmare in Abstract
She stood in thrall to the Magyar
As, one hand cupped to a breast,
The other picked careful notes 
From the guitar against his chest,
So they made...

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Categories: participant, fantasy, sleep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Straw Men
Where, oh where, is God? 
When will the man-child stop asking why,
stop searching for the other, the greater, the bigger
the more glorious presence?

This constant need...

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Categories: participant, allusion, planet,
Form: Free verse
NEWFOUNDLAND
N atural beauty that dazzles the eyes
E nveloped by the Alantic ocean it lies
W inters are long with lots of storms
F og so thick it...

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Categories: participant, culture, home,
Form: Acrostic
Team Work
Team Work 

alteration between success and failure
astuteness to win challenges 
ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives 
ability to work together toward a common...

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Categories: participant, career, courage, dream, faith,
Form: Prose
Olympics
Everyone around the world is gathered
at the arena as a sports person,
and an audience;
boxing, swimming, fencing, athletics,
weightlifting, soccer.....all the games
are present for enjoyment,
and for the...

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Categories: participant, imagery, life, passion, sports,
Form: Free verse
Gift Of Mortality
An earthly existence
A universe beyond my minds, comprehension
I die
I rise
Life lessons reviewed
Homeward bound
I am not lost, after all!
I am a willing participant
Serving, the Father, of...

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© Amy Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: participant, adventure, beautiful, beauty, child,
Form: Free verse
Languages
I know six languages, 
The one I write in
The one I speak in,
My mother’s words,
My father's verse,
And those of my brothers.

My mother speaks quickly 
In...

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© Iris Blade  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: participant, children, family, father, friendship,
Form: Free verse
SHOW ME THE FUNNY - A SAILOR WENT TO SEE SEE SEE
A    SAILOR    WENT    TO    SEE    SEE    SEE....

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Categories: participant, funny
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member SEA TURTLES
A foggy night just tip-toes in
Like a whisper on a cloud.
And the haloed harbor lights above
Warmly welcome the sparse inlet crowd.

The briney salt air softly...

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Categories: participant, animal, beach, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
I Am Human, Are You
I am Human, Are You?


When I look back and try to remember where I came from,

When I stumble over where I am going,

When I tumble...

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Categories: participant, blessing, courage, destiny, emotions,
Form: Free verse
What She Means to ME-male masculinity
I'm sorry for ever calling you a  especially when it was usually a argument about something I did & you asked me to switch
I...

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Categories: participant, angel, black african american,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member CARPE DIEM
CARPE DIEM


So many days have slipped
unnoticed
through my hands.
Unfinished paintings
longing
for that final brushstroke,
unwritten poems
passion’s silenced expression,
unseeing eyes
clothed in the darkness
of the future,
determined to “Squeeze the Day”
udder-like
“milking...

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Categories: participant, introspection, life,
Form: Carpe Diem
Face masks, face veils: same thing
https://youtu.be/c1gNm21YzfI


When last I visited India almost a decade ago
I recall riding on my brother's scooter 
as he drove me around town,
And I saw fully veiled...

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Categories: participant, health, truth, , western,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A Hot Time in Auckland City
“METROPOLIS BLUES”

The elemental wind
curls in from the north east,
sublime salon creations in
disarray, in grimy profusion
inventiveness subsides.
The town clock strikes out,
within ear shot, a bench seat...

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Categories: participant, angst, confusion,
Form: Free verse
The Power of Forgiveness
 The Power of Forgiveness
By Reg Rhodes





Today, I found a key to set myself free from the nightmares of my own 
shattered reality.  

Today,...

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© Reg Rhodes  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: participant, pain, prayer, relationship,
Form: ABC
Excuse me Operator
Excuse me operator, 

I think I’ve been disconnected,

To a neurotic world that's seemed to lose its senses,

A ceaseless quest of life questions,

Where are all of...

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Categories: participant, courage, inspirational, passion, perspective,
Form: Epic
The Uniform of Sacrifice
 Upon me is a garment,

unlike any other.

An entity that I share,

with my sister and my brother. 


Worn on the battlefield,

and when ever were, at...

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Categories: participant, war,
Form: Rhyme
MLK's Way
You see I say things in segments 
or incraments. The word usage
that rhymes and makes sense it's
significant

I still remain a participant to an
extent of the...

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Categories: participant, black african american, day,
Form: Limerick
on the long drive to change
on the long drive to change,
i didn't know at the time 
when the realization came,
i was literally shaken clean 
from the aged norm of my...

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© Marty King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: participant, change, growth, journey, life,
Form: Free verse