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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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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...,

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,

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

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,

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

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,

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,

Premium Member Loves Luculent Light
Love’s Luculent Light


Beyond the portals of time exist immaculate immortals incarnates of light,
helped by the Angels to seed sempiternal love into our earthly existence.
In Perpetuum...

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Categories: prose, destiny, fate, love,

Premium Member Has Fate Have Something Special Planned
She longs to take possession of her heart, but she quickly forgets.

He used his flattering power to gleam the pages and feast. 

Like the wind...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: prose, emotions, fate,

Premium Member Uplifting
I flew over Bryce Canyon my wings fully spread in a gentle glide 
as I marveled at the view below. It wasn't the first time...

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Categories: giving,

A Getaway To Ancient Venice
I can still recall the look upon His face

Each thought still makes me go to that enchanting place

The vernal air was floral sweet and honey...

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Categories: love, passion,

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,

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: innocence, religion,

Just Three Pounds
Three pounds a month they
ask, save the Tiger, save the
Panda, save the Jaguar, save
the rain forest.
Three pounds a month for
the children's hospital and 
for the...

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Categories: prose, angst