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Best Prose Poems

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


Premium Member I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: prose, best friend, cute love,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Its a part of me
Our lives are not immune to the impacts of time,
nor is our mind between the tensions of love and hate.
That's why I curse this wanderlust...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, emotions, introspection, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member I DANCE
Voice: Jason Williams

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I danced! 
Whirling air around me, particles of sundust 
in tornadoes and hurricanes following me in awe
I danced.
Each night I wake and feel...

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Categories: prose, abuse, dance, music, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose



Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a unkempt demeanor. 
His salt and pepper hair had not 
been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Silent Goodbye
I forgot myself today
as melancholic melodies 
overwhelm each beat
of my wandering heart.

The sanctimonious sun deceives
as a bitter breeze breathes
against sullen silent surfaces.

Recycled emotions penetrate
with a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, i miss you,
Form: Prose
Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member A father's Sacrifice
I loved you the first day
I saw those big brown eyes blinking,
taking in your first moments of life.
Not a tear nor a little scream,
you seemed...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, dad, daughter,
Form: Prose
Simple Words For Simple People
If I  had a pretentious brain
which acts faster than my heart
Maybe then,I would abhore this soul
which spreads freely through each verse
Maybe then I would...

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Categories: analogy, beach, beautiful, books,
Form: Prose
Why must I Cry
   I come to the garden along, while the dew is still fresh
on the meadows. Early in the morning do the bird's sing
praises...

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Categories: prose, devotion, inspirational, recovery from...,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Know yourself
I wonder from all the seasons,
which one is me?

How do nature's elements
define my identity?

When clouds reflect judgement,
it does not matter what they think,
I do not...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, analogy, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Hope, A Little Remained
Hope, A Little Remained

She walked the creaking floors of the rat-infested room,
trying to remember what tragedy had sent her to this shabby place.
Her heart felt...

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Categories: prose, anxiety, dark, emotions, fate,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Are Flowers for Picking
Are Flowers for Picking?

I question myself,
silently standing beside
the quaint wooden kiosk 
in the centre of the square.
My eyes scan the freshly 
picked assortment of roses,...

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Categories: prose, flower,
Form: Prose Poetry
LIFE
I asked to my father
Baba, What is life ?
He politely said to me, " Life is Duty . "

I asked to my mother
Maa, What is...

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Categories: prose, life, love, philosophy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member I'm just a man
You sat there crying with tears rolling down you face
Asked me why I didn’t show you any compassion
All I could say was that: 
‘I’m just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, lost love, love
Form: Prose
Premium Member Super Soupers
It was a rainy day so I flipped through a stack of comics
My Amazing Poet series
Finally I picked the fabulous Five
I liked the picture on...

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Categories: fantasy, writing, girl, me,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Shores of uncertainty
As his mind drifts upon silent shores of uncertainty, 
he ponders what was, what is and what is yet to come.
He wonders why no one...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, analogy, dark, deep,
Form: Prose Poetry
TO DARREN - SOME STARS SHINE BRIGHTER
SOME STARS SHINE BRIGHTER

Some stars shine brighter 
Some waves crash stronger
Some winds blow warmer
Some days are lovelier

Some friendships are eternal...

During our lives we meet a...

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Categories: prose, best friend, friendship, thank
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Promise
'There is no silence in poetry.'

As I swing back and forth,
surrounded by an abundance of petals,
I still remember being a stranger,
in a foreign land.

Sun shone...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, love, poetry, romantic love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Home Collaberation with Silent One
Standing in the heart of this city
in awe of spectacular lights illuminating tall buildings.
Millions of strangers rush to and fro.
Who would've thought I would be...

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Categories: absence, desire, home, longing,
Form: Prose
Premium Member WHAT HAVE YOU DONE
What have you done!

Dear humans,
Do you read me?
I live in space
I’m all over
The place
Merely a being,
Sent by god.
I circle the world
Live among debris
You leave behind.
You...

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Categories: weather,
Form: Prose