Best Patch Poems
Below are the all-time best Patch poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of patch poems written by PoetrySoup members
The Wintered Soul Among Wisteria
One need not read her horoscope to know
this woman's fate, and though wisteria
cascades sweet blooms of lavender like snow
outside her door, it's still Siberia
To the Dandelion in the Concrete
patch, character, endurance, flower, humorous,
You probably don't think much of me
save for the season of spring
when your lawn litters itself
with giant over-buttered popcorn
(birds that think they can sing,
patch, blue, dad, depression, father
Daddy, why did you go away?
Don't you know I wanted you to stay!
Daddy, when you left mom,
Don't you know you left me too?
Now all I...
Bright Beautiful Red
Big ripe Mcintosh apples found lying on the ground
Release sweet juiciness when their finders take a bite.
Ibises of scarlet stand elsewhere in the world without...
patch, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion,
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.
It was summer, but...
Heart Of A Poet
patch, imagination, passion, people, social,
It jumps not to the thought of riches or the prospect of gold
For common treasures are not what it seeks
But rather it responds to that...
patch, corruption, dark, psychological, word
How do you change a lie into the truth?
Alchemy, dear children ...
this is how it's done, using unverifiable proof
First, you take a sick, dirty lie,
Make Do and Mend
Make Do and Mend,
Years ago we had jobs
We had fun and money in our pocket
Things were much better then
Once you could go out the door
Sundown in Paradise
patch, faith, , cute,
My blessing basket is heavy with heaven's gifts,
Tomatoes the size of my fist, eggplants so cute,
And fresh heirloom beans bursting with pride.
The sun, orange on...
patch, environment, pollution, society,
So much contamination
needs a close examination.
take a breath of radiation
or a toxic medication
select a name with aspartame
clean your car of acid rain
eat the food with...
Bruised but not Broken
Your wings aren't broken,
just bruised and singed
from holding them to tightly
against a burning breast of sin
the journey must have been a grueling...
Visions of Autumn
Scarecrow’s tattered clothes
Clever birds are never fooled
Arms of hay hold heckling birds
Eating the last grains of corn
Nature’s curtain falls
Vibrant leaves make no encore
THE RED WHEELBARROW
patch, childhood, garden, grandparents, memory,
How I loved spending a week of the summer holidays with my grandparents. Gramps would come and pick me up in his old pick- up...
An Early Morning Walk On The Beach
patch, beach, holiday, ocean, stars,
I awoke after hearing a noise on the roof of the cottage, it sounded like a couple of seagulls, probably fighting over a piece...
Tom And The Duke
John Wayne, once said...
"Well, I can do it, but I don't know about my horse"
Well, if anyone can do it...
It would be...
crow prints in the mud
go ahead stare at my crows feet,
I don't mind
I'm proud of them
earned every one...
broken my back
ninety proof patch
PEE YEW- COLLABORATION
Yesterday I was in a little funk
because I got peed on by a big skunk
Return to Grandeur
Those dreamy days of dulcet splendor reign
As songbirds fill the skies and buds appear
Sweet iris blossoms line the country lane
Their bearded lace announcing spring is...
patch, grandfather, grandmother, memory,
a kind face with skin leathery and creased
from years of working in the sun
long jowls like a basset hounds
sad droplet eyes
always a slight aroma...
A Scrappy Little Nest
patch, introspection, metaphor,
Flightless, the smallest such bird,
he’s hopping about madly now,
dexterous little feet grab what they can -
he lost his beak decades ago
to a merciless marauder drone...
A Little Boy
patch, 10th grade, children, emotions,
A Little Boy is
Jelly on his face
Dirt under his nails
A patch on his knee
String trailing from
One pocket and
A frog in the other
A little boy...
patch, good night,
Beneath a dark
pumpkin patch wishes
Ghouls and goblins
cavort on this
final October eve
A Dirt Road Into The Woods
patch, friendship, home,
A dirt road leads into a forest
This road is winding and narrow
into the woods
As the car travels it comes to...
Unbroken Peace Prayer
patch, emotions, god, peace, prayer,
God takes life's broken pieces and gives us unbroken peace
Watching The Twinkle Fairy
patch, autumn, fairy, nature, november,
Oh how I do love November,
that magic month that outshines September,
where I look upon the face,
of the Twinkle Fairy in all her grace,
as she blesses...