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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,
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 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



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
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
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
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,
Form: Rhyme
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
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 Be the Flame of Compassion
Be the star that brightens someone’s dark sky,
Be the light that illuminates a gloomy night,
Be the flame of compassion to life gone awry,
Even if you...

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Categories: care, encouraging, inspiration, metaphor,
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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Categories: friendship, hope, love, friend,
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,
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

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