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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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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,

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, life, wisdom,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member The Hollow
I’ve been down to The Hollow, and I’ll never be the same,
Have YOU been to The Hollow? Would you dare to speak its name?
It’s a...

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Categories: allegory, depression,

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,

Night Comes
Softly and sadly
Up on the knoll;
The vesper bell
Begins to toll.

Lock all the doors
Blow out the light;
The hour is late
Sleep comes with the night.

Close all the...

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Categories: time,

Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: angst, body, conflict, freedom,

Premium Member No thunder without lightning
Lightning rarely strikes without thunder,
causing havoc in gloomy skies.
Humans can't control their plunder,
seeking shelter until the storm dies.

Once, I was your prince - full of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, lost love,

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,

Premium Member The Poetess
She feels the wind of summer’s soft caress

and listens to the magic in its sound.

How perceptive is the poetess

who senses nature’s beauty all around.

She finds...

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Categories: poetess,

Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,