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Best Play It By Ear Poems

Below are the all-time best Play It By Ear poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of play it by ear poems written by PoetrySoup members


The Nuts fall close to the tree
In the dimmed theater, the stage is set
not for a play though, yet a performance 
one of baton, brass, notes, timpani 
the performance I have...

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Categories: play it by ear, family, lovebrother, brother,
Form: Narrative



In the fall of 1803
In the fall of 1803,
The good ship, “The Queen Ann’s Knees”
Sailed out on the bounding seas.
Out of sight of the land
The captain looked grand
As with...

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Categories: play it by ear, humorous, silly,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Six-word Couplet Series
Having a field day:
        My joy immense
        At your expense

Immune to...

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Categories: play it by ear, fun,
Form: Couplet
PianoFaulty Lesson
"Play it by ear", said my tutor
I misunderstood what she said
And even Van Gogh
Would have screamed and run off
When the piano lid slammed on my...

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Categories: play it by ear, humor, music, school,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Getting Her Goat
There once was a young lass 
Who wanted some quick cash, 
And one Sunday she did pray at mass 
With God’s answer was ‘this surely...

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Categories: play it by ear, 10th grade, atheist, for
Form: Rhyme



I am empath
I am empath
Both blessing and curse
I feel things
Coming straight from the heart
I hear things
You need not speak a word
I walk into a room
I pick up...

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Categories: play it by ear, blessing, conflict, confusion, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
My Lullaby for You
Some starry night I’ll have a crack
At humming a lullaby for you.
But first I’ll try to find a track
To your soul not to make it...

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Categories: play it by ear, love, me, me, ,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Green Bananas


The future's unknown as days quickly pass
As we age, we really don't buy green bananas
Uncertainty is great
Could be the last page
No schedule, we play it...

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Categories: play it by ear, wisdom,
Form: Limerick