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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


Premium Member 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
pervading the...

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Categories: patch, grief,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member To the Dandelion in the Concrete
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,
supersonic sneezes?
those...

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Categories: patch, character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Daddy
Daddy

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...

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Categories: patch, blue, dad, depression, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: patch, color,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
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...

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Categories: patch, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion,
Form: Rhyme



Heart Of A Poet
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...

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Categories: patch, imagination, passion, people, social,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Alchemy
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,
and...

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Categories: patch, corruption, dark, psychological, word
Form: Dramatic Verse
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
And...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: patch, community,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sundown in Paradise
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...

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Categories: patch, faith, , cute,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Contamination
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...

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Categories: patch, environment, pollution, society,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: patch, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Visions of Autumn
Scarecrow’s tattered clothes
Clever birds are never fooled
Sit defiantly
Arms of hay hold heckling birds
Eating the last grains of corn
 
Nature’s curtain falls
Vibrant leaves make no encore
Tumble...

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Categories: patch, seasons
Form: Tanka
Premium Member THE RED WHEELBARROW
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...

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Categories: patch, childhood, garden, grandparents, memory,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member An Early Morning Walk On The Beach
I awoke  after hearing a noise on the roof of the cottage, it sounded like a couple of seagulls, probably fighting over a piece...

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Categories: patch, beach, holiday, ocean, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: patch, western,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member crow prints in the mud
Yeah,
go ahead stare at my crows feet,
I don't mind
I'm proud of them 
earned every one...
broken my back 
broken this 
broken that
ninety proof patch 
thatched hut...

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Categories: patch, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PEE YEW- COLLABORATION

     Yesterday I was in a little funk
because I got peed on by a big skunk
     ...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: patch, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: patch, spring,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Grandpa
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...

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Categories: patch, grandfather, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
A Scrappy Little Nest
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...

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Categories: patch, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Little Boy
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...

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© Mel Gill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: patch, 10th grade, children, emotions,
Form: Imagism
Sweetest treat

~

Beneath a dark
and sinister 
sky where 
stars 
hide behind 
pumpkin patch wishes
and ghostly 
dreams

Ghouls and goblins
cavort on this 
final October eve
seeking candy
and other 
sugary goodies,
lest...

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Categories: patch, good night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Dirt Road Into The Woods
A dirt road leads into a forest
This road is winding and narrow
     into the woods
As the car travels it comes to...

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Categories: patch, friendship, home,
Form: Free verse
Unbroken Peace Prayer

God takes life's broken pieces and gives us unbroken peace 
              ...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: patch, emotions, god, peace, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Watching The Twinkle Fairy
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...

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Categories: patch, autumn, fairy, nature, november,
Form: Rhyme