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Best Rhyme Poems

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


Premium Member Cinder Girl
An ember sparked will softly glow,
and fed by fuel, will grow and grow.
I once was cinder, sparked by you,
first timid. . . till the flames...

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Form: Rhyme



Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Tale of Fire and Ice
Part I: Ice

He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn.; of ice he’s...

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Categories: dream, fire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: rhyme, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: rhyme, addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The View From A Window
A view of the ragged woodland from
The window:-
Slender branched trees that shed
From high above to low below;
The faint, mauven peaks
Smattered with barely visible
Scatterings of drifted...

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Categories: life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dreamer - A Visual Video Poem
POTD 29 April 2019 

Welcome! – Excited to release my second Visual Video Poem. 
(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects and the...

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Categories: dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

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Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: rhyme, fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Hollow
I’ve been down to The Hollow, and I’ll never be the same,
So many have been taken there, yet never speak its name,
It’s a place as...

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Categories: allegory, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Best Friend Defined
What's a best friend,
But the smell before rain?
The hand that we give,
When a friend is in pain

It's the things that we do,
The words that we...

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© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: friendship, hope, love, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetry Soap
It’s almost time and I must run
to watch/read Poetry Soap for fun.
It comes on every day at this time
and I don’t want to miss a...

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Categories: rhyme, abuse, conflict, jealousy, love, lust, magic,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member As Flowers Crumble Collaboration with Silent One
Lullabies through tear filled eyes
It's truly, love at first sight
The bond is forged and galvanized
To hold forever tight

Each time you needed a hand
She always had...

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Categories: love, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With Love for You
Sun flow progressed from east to west,
   with rays of light, the day is blessed.
        ...

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Categories: love, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TOUCH
"TOUCH"

I want to touch your life
and leave a mark ...
... a deep impression ...
So you will think of me
and of my smile ...
... my sweet...

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Categories: love, me,
Form: Rhyme