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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
Come...

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Categories: preference, april, flower, garden, spring,
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,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
   Innocence
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 Deception
POTD 4th Nov 2019

Vanquishing all reservation
 twilight's prelude heralds
 shadowy anticipation
of a secret amorous thirst
He surrenders once more
to his darkest desires 
amplifies the sultry ambiance
with...

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Categories: preference, conflict, desire, passion, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse



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
Premium Member Precious Preemie
Precious Preemie (Alouette)

Precious little lass
Time will come to pass
When your preemie days have gone.
As spring flowers bloom
You'll be blooming soon
As you grow with every dawn.

Mommy...

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Categories: preference, baby, birth, daughter, granddaughter,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
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,
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
Premium Member 'Alone Time'

if I go through life in silence today 
please do not worry 
‘cause my thoughts takes preference  
over the jumbled words I might spew...

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Categories: preference, life,
Form: Light Verse
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,
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 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
Premium Member Being Honest
Shocking as it may seem to believe,
I dislike iTunes Christian and gospel genre.
The only explanation I can fathom,
Is that all its songs sound the same...

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Categories: preference, how i feel, irony,
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 The Doggone Dog Contest
"GO FETCH"

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,
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 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
Premium Member Courage is When

Courage is when . . . 

any person - like the crucified Christians in ancient times - take upon themselves certain death standing firm to...

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Categories: preference, courage,
Form: List
Trick or Treat
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© Alan Fitz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: preference, childhood
Form: Light Verse
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,
Form: Free verse
Every Ounce A Man
EVERY OUNCE A MAN

Well, never climbed a mountain
but you can count on me to catch you
when you fall, after all, drank from the fountain,
so, thanks...

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Categories: preference, i am, life,
Form: Rhyme