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Best Plain And Simple Poems

Below are the all-time best Plain And Simple poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of plain and simple poems written by PoetrySoup members


Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: plain and simple, heartbreak,



My weakness
        GOD

Wondrous of many blessings.
Smiling never a frown.
My prayers, Lord, are  suddenly being ignored.
I've taken a tumble...

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Categories: plain and simple, absence, abuse, confusion, faith,

Skin Deep
Indigo, not black, nor brown
not one or tother, coffee ground

It’s plain and simple, the eye to see
like winter’s bark on maple tree

I’m indigo, in mood...

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Categories: plain and simple, humanity, racism,

Premium Member Truth
It was the end of the job
a big do for everyone concerned 
they who were invited 
We were the last standing on the site
today was...

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Categories: plain and simple, anger, betrayal, sad, trust,

when the heart is not right
when the heart has gone bad and there's no blood moving about
the main organ that sustains us which we can't live without
the heart is the...

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Categories: plain and simple, hope, inspirational, love, passion,

Loves Me Like A Politician
Sung to the great single: "Loves Me Like A Rock." from There Goes Rhymin' Simon. (1975.)

(Half heard :)
The camera's got to be rolling, man. It's...

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Categories: plain and simple, parody, song-lyricnight, people, me,

Premium Member The Body Shame Game
they body shame
they spew hate posts dipped
in virulent venom
vehemence for the voluptuous
crazy mad about the curves
mocking the well stocked
where do they get all the hate
wait!!!
they...

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Categories: plain and simple, beauty, slam, society,



Premium Member HER IN THE STREET
Why is she there in the street because they never understood what she meant? Life for 
her is very plain and simple. But the life...

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Categories: plain and simple, confusionday, life,

Premium Member Soliloquy Colloquial
When I saw this contest
I knew I had it beat
Speaking plain and simple
is really kinda sweet
Like stealing candy, from a baby
It will be a piece...

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Categories: plain and simple, humorous, nonsense, silly, word

Premium Member Eternal Love


How can one ever describe real love

An all consuming ache for someone

A feeling that's difficult to describe in words

It defies cliches and interpretations

In reality it...

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Categories: plain and simple, love,

Premium Member The Magic Number
When you roll life's dice
A pair of these always equals snake eyes
But because two 
Can never equal one
This number can never be the sum.
A half...

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Categories: plain and simple, introspection, parody, philosophy, science

Man vs Woman
The very softest forms 
Of martial arts
Tai chi 
It’s very similar to a dance.
You’re a dancer who dodges. 
And aikido
for when things get a little...

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Categories: plain and simple, gender,

Model T Poetry
The old Model T, what a great car
Henry Ford, invented it in his day
Plain and simple, a product of a wise man
Might of been slow,...

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© Danny Nunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: plain and simple, lifeold, old,

Im Gone
Life as a lonely lost poet bred from dark cracks 
Lost soul living plain and simple among the people black and white 
Drug along with...

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Categories: plain and simple, adventure, angst, death, fear,

Premium Member Confusion Rains (Or Is It Reigns or Reins?)
I suppose struggling bards (such as I) are wont to muse
Upon profound or inane topics to propound our views.
So, it occured to me how baffling...

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Categories: plain and simple, funny

Premium Member Road Trip
Time for a road trip, my  dad, mom and us three kids all packed into our old station wagon. I guess it wasn't so...

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Categories: plain and simple, memory,

A Lily Standing on the Pathway Between March and April
The sun peeks his face out from the passing wind 
still chilly and cold, and in this air the tree branches 
stretch their arms to...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: plain and simple, april, easter, jesus, march,

Premium Member An occasional necessity
Why should everything be about rules?
Why can’t we push the envelope a little and have some fun?

Why live in a space where rules
have the ability...

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Categories: plain and simple, lifewoman,

How can I keep from staring
They say it’s rude to stare 
But staring is caring 
So forgive me if I’m staring
I’d have you know it’s for a good cause
I’m looking...

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Categories: plain and simple, america, care, destiny, success,

A little about me
I'm filled with inspiration,
standing tall with pride,
I never walk in the shadows because I do not wish to hide,
many tell me I cant but I...

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Categories: plain and simple, inspirationaleducation, love, me, space,

Brittle Bones Break 1
Brittle Bones Break

It is heartwrenching to read today of a grotesque medical anamoly…
When a cute little girl of four suffers  from a cruel bone...

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Categories: plain and simple, anxiety, caregiving, child abuse,

Color My World White
White
Snow, so beautiful and pure,
Clouds, fluffy and soft,
A candle burning in the night.
A newborn baby, crying his way into the world,
The final breath of an...

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Categories: plain and simple, imagination, inspirational, upliftingold, old,

fast food 2
If you think the first restaurant was bad,
Well this one Is worse,
There’s a dead guy in the kitchen,
Brought in by the hearse.
Boogers in the burgers,
Flies...

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© Craig munn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: plain and simple, funny,

Explosion of emotion
Its so hard to keep my mind off you
Every poem, every thought, its all dedicated to you
I'm so lost, this feeling has been here too...

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Categories: plain and simple, dedication, devotion, fantasy, love,

Anger and Hatred
Anger the bastard child of Hatred despised and rejected stands before
his father and ask "What do me and my mother mean to you?"  With...

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Categories: plain and simple, anger, dark, daughter, family,


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