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Best Running Poems

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


Premium Member REFLECTION
**REFLECTION**

Running through a wheat dream
Clear skies, worms and flies, my face cries
Surrounded by silver streams
I stumbled into a valley where sleepness never dies
A manger on...

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Categories: running, abuse, death, for her,



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: running, best friend, cute love,

Closer
    The sky resembles the robin's eggshells
               ...

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Categories: running, hope, life, love, peace,

CAMPFIRE
~CAMPFIRE~ 

I hunger to taste your solid wood stare
You and I, no one else at all
Snuggling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet...

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Categories: running,

Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: running, death, love, sorrow,

The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: running, beauty, death, deep, emo,

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: running, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,



A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: running, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,

Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: running, anti bullying, courage, hope,

Premium Member Crying River
Crying River (The Untold Ballad) 

Undercover waters of rain dash
Cold children, no smiling splash
Tragic sobs, epic force of the mountain rain
Beautiful as it may seem...

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Categories: running, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom,

Premium Member - My Dreams -
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Categories: running, dream, faith, hope, love,

Tonight I Could Paint A Moonlight
Tonight is not like other nights

Tonight I could paint a moonlight

with the smudged ink of my tears

No its not the inexperienced  arms of death

which...

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Categories: running, emotions, journey, life,

Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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Categories: running, anger, death, death of

Once Upon a Purple Sunrise
Once Upon a Purple Sunrise

Pretty as a Periwinkle,
in your frilly summer frock,
the one with purple polka dots
that matched the cool of early dawn.

Haloed in hazy...

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Categories: running, memory, morning, summer,

He Doesn't Shhhh Me Anymore
He told me to be quiet each time I tried to speak
knowing I'd obey for he believed I was meek
Months went by and I acquiesced...

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Categories: running, eulogy,

On Mountain Nine
Running beauty rippled in crystal white
No whisper in the air, just a wondrous sight
My eyes ascend in awe to a far light
Small and empty observing...

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Categories: running, beauty, creation, feelings, heaven,

Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: running, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,

BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: running, art, beauty, betrayal, child,

Streets of blood

Streets of blood

She stood upon the terrace high
streets of blood below
The gate left open in the night,
a dark sky threatens snow

With swine and pearls running...

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Categories: running, hate, love, peace, war,

bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: running, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression,

The Peephole that is the Moon
An infinite door of midnight blue;
glowing peephole that is the moon.
Dare I look before turned to dust?
Yes, dear friend, I surely must.

In the midst, a...

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Categories: running, faith, god, heaven, hope,

Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: running, autumn, england, myth, nature,

Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: running, miracle,

Premium Member Happy Solitude, COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: running, nature, silence,

Premium Member Dear Quintain
Dear Quintain, how beautiful you are,
allowing us to paint the spacious sea or sky, 
landscapes, or nights’ celestial bodies beckoning from afar.
Even when my quill...

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Categories: running, nature, poems,


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