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Best Preference Poems

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

Premium Member Gardens at Keukenhoff Alouette
Gardens at Keukenhoff (Alouette)

As the tulips rise
With their sweet surprise
Fragrance permeates the air
Colors cover land
From God's divine hand
In these gardens we all share.

Such astounding views

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Categories: preference, april, flower, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: preference, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Winter Magic
Pristine mountain breeze
Shivers naked trees...
Autumn whispers her adieu.
Northern air descends
Chilling snow filled winds,
Pines view a magic milieu.

In the frigid snow
Icy crystals grow
In the beauty of...

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Categories: preference, beauty, magic, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lifes Simplicity Maintained
You were born in a specialist clinic
I was born at the front door of my house
we both came into this world and survived.
You’ve been eating...

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Categories: preference, career, character, cheer up, culture, destiny,
Form: Epic
Premium Member My African Sister
I am a white, middle class, American male; raised in a white, middle class American home.  I would not say that my upbringing included...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, familyfamily, class, class, family,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: preference, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Seed Of Friendship-A dedication
L-iving in a world of vast 
souls formed from 
another voided world,
E-ntering thru portals 
from their world to earth.
O-ozing spetacular smell 
and wail when the...

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Categories: preference, addiction, angel, care, change, character, childhood,
Form: Acrostic

Premium Member My Heart's In The Write Place

Dear promising poet,

for me, modern poetry provides a peek into a poet’s inner world. Through this artistic medium, a poet speaks in expressive language of...

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Categories: preference, encouraging, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Prose
My Parent
My Parent

The rules said “one parent not two”
Good for me as I only had you
No selection; no one to choose
Who is this parent; just follow...

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Categories: preference, childhood, daughter, family, introspection, life, recovery
Form: Rhyme
(1) I defy all the obstacticle's (Believing in Prayer's)
I thought I couldn't make it, I thought, there's no-need in trying to fake it. I thought I
couldn't make it, couldn't even if I tried....

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Categories: preference, depressiondesire, love, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Sonnet On It - for contest
A Sonnet On It

It comes and goes on idle vagrant winds
hitching rides in briar like dependence
under pressure its aimless trek will bend
for it is not...

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Categories: preference, humor, word play,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Doggone Dog Contest

Call me whatever to suit your moods
Lay me out with cuss words, “give me the goods”

Scandalize my name every place you go
“It’s a dog...

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Categories: preference, forgiveness, introspection, lifeme, dog, day, dog,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member That Sinking Feeling
Murky sea this day as she wades chest deep
Battling strong waves with every step
No other swimmers, no lifeguards, no sun
Nary a gull on the beach...

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Categories: preference, angst, sea
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sista Dream On
I dream of time 
quite long ago,
when Christmas always
meant some snow.

I dream of time
before my birth,
when love had preference
on this Earth.

I dream of time
when innocent...

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Categories: preference, change, dream, time,
Form: Rhyme
Custer at the Washita
Historically accurate, narrative poem

27 November 1868, on the banks of the Washita River  

Dawn’s peaceful first light streaks the eastern skies, 
belying the horror...

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Categories: preference, native american, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member What is White
Are times really getting better with race and nationality?
Is there ignorance in color with unwarranted rationality?

My hope is that yes, we have tried to come...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, race,
Form: Couplet
Trick or Treat

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© Alan Fitz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, childhood
Form: Light Verse
There’s a tale that I must tell
Of a heart that I knew quite well.
This heart dwelled within her chest
And had given its...

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© louis rams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, childhoodchildren, heart, child, children, heart,
Form: Rhyme
The Promise
Sometimes love
is not my first impulse,
guts and bandages
a lethal cocktail
for the heart;
when good-times
have lost
much their appeal,
one never seems 
too old
for heartbreak--

A great deal of my...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, analogy, dark, freedom, self, strength, tree,
Form: Free verse
Minds Morally Blind and Unkind
Deceit and duplicity, vengeance and vanity
Exploit our weaknesses and dissipate our souls’ strength
As arrogance cockroaches multiply their insanity
We diminish the strength of our faith 


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Categories: preference, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Please don't judge me
Please don't judge me based on my religious preference, my hair, what I wear, or how I speak. I can promise you, I'm different than...

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Categories: preference, art, imagination, life, me, people, self,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dear Guest
At the sound of the gong you appear
to seek some welcome refreshment,
dear guests to be greeted right here 
with a cuppa is our sincere intent.


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Categories: preference, chocolate, drink, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member In Praise of All Old Friends
Of all old friends, those we have of old are best;
These the souls we travel with by preference,
Theirs the spirits to whom we grant all...

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Categories: preference, friendshipheart, old, time, day, friend, heart,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Eccentricism

Dick has a problem I don’t have.
He is a man.
As that I am female, Dick infringes through ignoring what is right.
He relates to homosexuality whims...

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Categories: preference, community, conflict, courage, culture, future, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Fearless or Foolish
Life is confusing sometimes
At least it has been for me
I was Mom’s “change of life” baby
two siblings far older

change in the birth certificate
three days spent...

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Categories: preference,
Form: Bio