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Best Rough Road Poems

Below are the all-time best Rough Road poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of rough road poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Warts and all
Warts and all

She made a mistake 
when she kissed  a toad
No castle or carriage 
She chose a rough road
He had a few warts
he wasn't...

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Categories: rough road, appreciation, i love you, inspirational, perspective,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member TO JAMES
We walk in the ocean against the tide.
We hold on tightly to survive the ride.

This life is not easy
This love not in vain
We try to...

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Categories: rough road, devotion, husband, life, love, wife,
Form: Rhyme
KEEP ON
Sometimes, 
When I find that life's not fair, 
When Isee that fortune, love, and friendship look away from me, 
I stare at the cards that...

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Categories: rough road, hope, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Love
when you really fall in love
it's as beautiful as a dove
love makes us strong
cause two heart belong

love will walk you down rough road
 by your...

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Categories: rough road, happiness, love, passion,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member My Surgery Recovery
I now have four days behind me
since I began my recovery from surgery
and I'm all out of pain killers presently.
Looks like a rough road ahead...

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Categories: rough road, health,
Form: Rhyme
ALMOST HOME
My feet are so weary
from this long and rough road.
My back's bent and aching
from carrying this load.

But I'm almost home now
and my spirits are singing.
Not...

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Categories: rough road, faithme,
Form: Rhyme
Finding Me
A rough road traveled,
but one I must.
Along this road I find the love of my children.
Strong and steady,
fragile and free.
You I see,
a light shining just...

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Categories: rough road, family, life, love, me, love, me,
Form: Bio



THE FORIEGNER'S STORY
THE FOREIGNER’S STORY

INTRODUCTORY NOTE TO THE POEM: It is a well known fact that we all shall die eventually, for it is inevitable. God, our...

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Categories: rough road, adventure, heaven, home, journey, world, sweet,
Form: Narrative
I Will Be Strong
My heart beats for you
as you come towards me
Our eyes meet as we embrace
And I start feeling safe
I never want to let you go
You're just...

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© Tina Dinh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rough road, beautiful, boyfriend, dedication, devotion, love, romance,
Form: Ballad
music is my life
 MUSIC IS MY LIFE
Music ignites my soul with fire.
When I'm in sorrow and in pain,
It makes me fall in love again.

Music is my life...

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Categories: rough road, addiction, anger, break up, cheer up,
Form: Free verse
Life of Pleasure
In nineteen-ninety-nine I found haikus
and love of poetry was beginning
I admit none of this is front page news
I was writing more with love life thinning...

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Categories: rough road, life, write, life, writing, life, love,
Form: Sonnet
Never Thought It Would Happen
We began so little and young, 
Life beat us bad and twisted our tongue.
You and I walked a pretty rough road I can say
When you...

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Categories: rough road, brother, daughter, family, father, friendship, girlfriend-boyfriend,
Form: ABC
Freethinker
She's not a freethinker do not know an illusion 
Of dreams nothing to bear
Hid herself from the image of Narcissus will 
And bears thine name
Those...

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© Amor Otong  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rough road, feelings,
Form: Prose Poetry
The last hour
It's not by mighty nor by power
these are the end time days things are turning sour
I heard the voice of God in the shower
let my...

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Categories: rough road, africa, age, america, analogy, april, art,
Form: Lyric
4x4
Life is like a four wheel drive
Mud and sand and things bogging you down
Kick it to low and take your time to strive
Than put it...

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Categories: rough road, adventure, allegory, imagination, life, time,
Form: Free verse
The Song of the Country
Leave it all a while
While I make a way for you
You have bravely crossed rough road
And you are weary.
See the country quiet
Quite a hiding place...

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Categories: rough road, inspirational, life, love, nature, peace
Form: Choka
Music is My Life
Music ignites my soul with fire.
When I'm in sorrow and in pain,
It makes me fall in love again.

Music is my life after all these years.
Through...

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Categories: rough road, musiclife, me,
Form: Rhyme
Life of a Wanderer
I am that person noone wishes to be, 

A picture of hopelessness and desperation 

Everyday as the sun rises, finds me with no plan 

Apart...

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Categories: rough road, abuse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member EASTER SUNDAY


A journey far to find true soul,
Now see the star that inspires whole.


From the harsh pains of a rough road,
Left all things vain and eased...

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Categories: rough road, blessing,
Form: Couplet
A Life Journey
Innocently born into a world full of fault 
Surrounded by all evils
Not knowing you will be apart of those sins
When you mature as a person...

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© Trey Foy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rough road, life,
Form: Rhyme
What's Life
Life is like a mysterious time in a clock,
No turning back.

Life is like a rough road,
Too many crossroads.

Life is like a series of books,
Full of...

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Categories: rough road, life
Form: Free verse
Looking for Gold in an Iron Mine
Am I looking for gold in an iron mine?
I’m in a scenario that’s not too fine.
Everyone searches for opportunity.
There are far too few for any...

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Categories: rough road, life, people
Form: Rhyme
Road to Perdition
Rollin' thru the 'hood
in his signature gangsta lean
Ridin' dirty with a Mag clip,
blowin' out his favorite Tupac scheme

Poetic justice he never liked,
his nine mil wrote...

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Categories: rough road, allegory, dark, spiritual, symbolism, violence,
Form: Quatrain
Life and Death
Life,
A rough road
With no certain 
Direction.

Life
That's full of challenges.
Oftentimes,
It's unpredictable.

Life,
A precious gift from God
That no one knows 
When and where to end.

Life
Where one has to...

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Categories: rough road, funeral
Form: Rhyme
Just a dream
I am running fast
Yet my feet move not!

I am sweating
My clothes are crisp dry!

I am weeping
But laughter rings in my ears!

The pain is sweet
The rough...

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Categories: rough road, dream
Form: Free verse