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Best Proposal Poems

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

Premium Member Decadent Proposal
She senses before she sees
The manicured nails - the elegant fingers
Holding out the hundred dollar bills - enticingly - so temptingly
A generous nights takings of...

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Categories: proposal, dark, desire, love, lust,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Winter Proposal
With my soul at peace and my thoughts at rest,
standing in this winter wilderness,
I whisper words of heartfelt bliss.

Come with me and walk this path.

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© Wayne Hill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: proposal, marriage, romance, snow, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE PROPOSAL
I want you for
My bride

Don’t rush …
Think about it 
Lips brush

Breathless murmur 
Says YES!

Jan Allison
24th November 2014
Contest: Whispers of a muse
Sponsor: Nette Onclaud

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Categories: proposal, romantic,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Non-Proposal
This is the story of a clueless man
I had to give the “eye” to for a dance!
But once he noticed me, the tale began.
However, it...

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Categories: husband, proposal,
Form: Sonnet
Past Proposal
The sun left the sky

as I lay on the sand

with a three diamond ring

resting cold in  my hand

I lay in the place

where I once...

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Categories: proposal, boat, loss, love,
Form: Rhyme

The Proposal 8-20-04
You asked me yesterday my love
If I would become your wife
Let me tell you that forevermore
You will only be in my life.

There’s something I must...

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Categories: proposal, devotion, faith, happiness, life, love, passion,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Dreams of India
Dreams of India

Her music haunts me
in such a knowing way
it makes me weep
and causes my heart to ache.

I become homesick for her
scents, her sounds, her...

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Categories: proposal, beauty, culture, desire, dream, hindi, longing,
Form: Free verse
On My Mother Passing


i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: proposal, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative

The Big Five—Africa’s pride in the vast open wild
Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Leopard and Lion
Their prey—scattered Impala, Kudu and Waterbuck
On hardened dust… their...

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Categories: analogy, introspection, proposal,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member My Simple Valentine Story
dancing clumsily -
shy blue cowboy eyes smiling. . . . 
he swept me away

marriage fast foreknown -
no proposal from his lips. . . . 

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Categories: proposal, devotion, love
Form: Senryu
Who am I?
I am 

The red ripe apple of the sinful tree,
The honey suckle of the bumble bee.

The pink blushed rose Of the secret garden,
The stubborn spoilt...

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Categories: proposal, lifegirl,
Form: Couplet
the shortest road
is the one that you know
the longest road
is the one that you love

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: proposal, adventure, car, change, confusion, culture, cute
Form: Verse
If Love Were Enough
If Gratitude were enough, 
I’d fill the oceans with mine for having you
If laughter were enough,
I’d make you laugh till your last breath,
Just so I...

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Categories: anniversary, engagement, inspirational love, love, proposal,
Form: Free verse
The Inner Chamber

Please.  Stop holding back on me.

Like a child standing at the neighborhood ice cream truck, arm outstretched, eyes huge, mouth watering.

I stand...

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Categories: proposal, betrayal, courage, devotion, love, love hurts,
Form: Prose
I should have written to you a Sedoka,
For you are gracious and more than a mediocre,
Many do not know you as a shining star,
As their...

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Categories: proposal, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That's Good Enough For Me
Through different eyes we see her,
This woman we both know.
She'll touch our hearts, in different ways,
As through this life she goes.
There's one thing you should...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family, marriage, proposal,
Form: Rhyme
California's (Pot)tery
Medical they proposed  to be
Arnold Schwarzenegger and me
Relentless advertising - negativity
Individual battles -  the Ebay girl - a possibility 
Judging seventy-two year old's...

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Categories: proposal, confusion, political, social
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wordplay Extravaganza
Wordplay Extravaganza
Sponsor: John Hamilton

Bugs bunny was the silliest hare with such a bright future ahead,
he wanted to give Lola something special, but he gave her...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: animal, silly, proposal, , sweet love,
Form: Rhyme
The Class Guide
a shy ..,
bashful guy
always kept me.,
confined to last bench..
down my head,
huddled heart ,
blenched my breathes and 
arms always clenched..

Staring with a thief eye

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© RA Shagun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, beauty, first love, mentor, proposal,
Form: I do not know?
Let me be
You may not like my being
You may hate my appearance
The way I dress up and the way I smile
Don’t humiliate me, don’t insult me
I am...

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Categories: proposal, freedom, friendship, introspection, leaving, life, peace,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Cupid Don't Let it Miss
Cupid, drawback your bow, please
Don’t let it miss, don’t let it tease
Release the string, let the arrow wheeze
Squeeze through the trees 
Carrying it off in...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, proposal,
Form: Rhyme
Our First Date
The whole day, my mind was blossoming,
Keeping me busy with humming and chuckling.
Though the sky was raining, couldn’t upset my spirit,
I was struggling myself to...

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Categories: proposal, cute love, first love, true love,
Form: Narrative
My plumber is here to sort my pipes.
Says he has divorced his wife.
He just showed me his hose.
Then proceeded to propose.
I admit I got the...

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Categories: metaphor, proposal, recovery from,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Princess Philomena 1
She who is the light and hope in love complete
I kneel in your grace
A story that really gripped me deeply
as my mother told me with...

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Categories: baptism, blessing, god, joy, love, proposal,
Form: Free verse
Creating a Negro
On the bank of the James River,
Virginia Colony, 
a proposal was conceived to constrain the African fire.
The ploy, a real achievement in the West-Indian settlements.

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Categories: proposal, angst
Form: Lyric