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Best Peripheral Poems

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


The Lies That Exist in Her Peripheral Vision.
She held onto Saturday, with hands calloused and nails bitten

down

to the quick...her eyes saw sunlight and denied it's presence while she rocked, back and
forth, back...

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Categories: peripheral, life, recovery from..., time,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Flight
You gave me wings 
    to experience the 
         freedom of flight 
 ...

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Categories: peripheral, beauty, death, flying, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Beloved
Inside such dreams of never lasting days
We traversed such wanting thoughts in emotional astray

On that December night, to our cottage on the hill
Where on many...

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Categories: peripheral, lost, relationship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Frozen in the moment

As I watched her dance in the firelight,
hypnotised by her every move that night.

The intensity of the flames seemed to
illuminate her expressions from her lips
to...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peripheral, fire, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Kaleidoscope Dreams
Green…you always reflected in my peripheral
And kept watch as I tried to color my world
But there I lay in my blacks and my blues,
lifeless and...

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Categories: peripheral, love, metaphor, romance, green,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Destroying the fox tail
Eyes furtive carry the reflected sheen of aluminium paint that is smooth a chrome flood
On the tin roof of the woodshed seen, with moonlight awash,...

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Categories: peripheral, animalsbody,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Colours in a Cloud Speak



"Colours in a Cloud Speak" 

The colours 
of a world 
speak 

no one 
has time 
to listen

The spectrums 
speak like
music, lucid

like clouds
that pulse ultraviolet
in front...

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Categories: peripheral, muse, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Petite Poetess
Petite she may be, but her words say otherwise
Extremely intelligent, simply read through her writes
Themes of mix, appropriates my eyes
Inner thoughts of her peripheral, leaves...

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Categories: peripheral, blessing, friendship, people, religious,
Form: Acrostic
Pseudonym
Life, as a pseudonym,
Drags its shadow's shadow, which snarls
Itself around traffic cones and
Streetlamps, tearing at its skin
With deliberate intimacy
To alarm light witnessed
Only through strained peripheral...

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Categories: peripheral, allegory, hope, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Phantoms You Have Carried
The clearest blue became mottled with age,
and I only recently began to notice.
Time-soaked eyes, foggy mirror to my own,
reflecting a frail wire, just out of...

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Categories: peripheral, absence, age, bereavement, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Your Face Mentality
sometimes I need to be
very in your face
make myself heard
let out that roar
and drama it up a score
the need for more
at the core

more intensity
vivacity
high voltage...

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Categories: peripheral, confusion, identity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The riders
The pre-dawn stillness was temporarily broken by the sound of crunching gravel as boots meet rock like an orchestra of timpani drums,  beating in...

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Categories: peripheral, adventure,
Form: Prose
Premium Member When Shadows Fall
Summer is on the turn, into Autumn we now head
So close this day approaches, inside many heads now dread

We now view through our eyes, our...

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Categories: peripheral, life, music, nature, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Delicacies
...to Juvie

With airy tread your footfall makes no sound,
as crackl’d leaves bestrew the frozen ground.
The lightness of your voice floats on the breeze,
its delicacies set...

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Categories: peripheral, love
Form: Sonnet
LOST
Being lost seems to be my only option these days
Confusion appears to outweigh common sense in my life
My ability to reveal truth from lies has...

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Categories: peripheral, depressiontime,
Form: Prose Poetry
Delicacy

With airy tread your footfall makes no sound
though crackling leaves bestrew the frozen ground,
the lightness of your voice floats on the breeze,
its delicacy sets my...

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Categories: peripheral, love,
Form: Sonnet
Delicacies

With airy tread your footfall makes no sound,
as crackl’d leaves bestrew the frozen ground.
The lightness of your voice floats on the breeze,
its delicacies set my...

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Categories: peripheral, love,
Form: Sonnet
Wingful Whispers of Wisdom
Wingful Whispers of Wisdom

Wingful whispers thru portals spread,
as wisdom softly speaks above our head
Limitless bursts of Love thru needles thread,
Angelic ambiance lies straight ahead
Scurrying starlit...

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Categories: peripheral, angel, beautiful, light,
Form: Rhyme
Going Home
There are places that connect us to our past
Points of anchor which once linked us to known havens
Those forms, reflections printed on our hearts
Evoke forgotten...

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Categories: peripheral, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Completely Instinctual
There's only one emotion that I feel is completely instinctual
spinoff peripheral feelings are thus subservient to that one
and born complex sensual beings, Man pursues its...

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Categories: peripheral, 10th grade, beautiful, emotions,
Form: Verse
inferno yawn
rise and shine deflect common sense while white dilapidated guts spawn oppossing beats an treats that are not so daring as uncommon feats and relativity...

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© Jim Cross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peripheral, beauty, desire, dream, hope,
Form: I do not know?
Beauty and Brains
A very interesting, yet a confounding topic
That may perhaps raise a storm in a teacup
Those espousing the cause of women’s lib
Might find it disparaging and...

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Categories: peripheral, beauty, confusion, wisdom, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Uluru (Uluru)
This sandstone icon
Inselburg, all alone
Dropped in the outback
Like an orphan with no home
 
Its family now eroded
Through millennium of time
Uluru (Uluru)
The last of it's line
...

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Categories: peripheral, places
Form: Rhyme
Beyond Doors or Cursed
Rock paper scissors, 
Wizards of utopian flavored wizardry, exquisitely triumphs in every gamble beyond these doors, 
Flawless tangled reversed reflections, remain forever forbidden to thoughtless...

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© Quincy Mac  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peripheral, allegory, dream, meaningful, metaphor,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Leg Pain
Having leg pain 
May mean legs not getting 
Proper blood flow
Called Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

What is PAD
With PAD arteries that carry blood to your legs
Feet...

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Categories: peripheral, child, dad, family, football,
Form: Lanterne