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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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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: running, abuse, death, for her,
Form: Epic



Premium Member 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,
Form: Prose Poetry
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Ballad



Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

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

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Categories: running, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member on the other side of cobblestone streets
to my kindred soul
...i know you are out there
somewhere on the other side
across cobblestone streets
that scorn my feet, like hearts
on the pathways and wrong turns
of...

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Categories: running, destiny, dream, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thats when I fall down upon my knees, song version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.

THAT’S WHEN I FALL DOWN UPON MY KNEES

There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: running, depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: running, beautiful, cry, deep, freedom,
Form: Ballad
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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: running, anger, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - My Dreams -
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Categories: running, dream, faith, hope, love,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desires of the Heart
When my heart
was no longer content in solitude;

I asked;

"Oh my lonely heart, 
what is it that you desire?"

Softly it whispered

for her heart beats to ease...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: running, dream, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Monorhyme
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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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: running, eulogy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There is no telling the things you might find


Picking a rose in a garden of Sundays
Calling your name on a broken branch wind
Looking for clover where weeds are not welcome
Walking the bridge till...

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Categories: running, fun, love, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: running, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member AFRICAN ANTHOLOGY




walking gracefully  
with a pendulum movement ~
a herd of giraffes   

the mass migration
crocodiles at the river~
food for the taking

gazelles are running ...

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Categories: running, africa, animal, nature, water,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Have a lovely day

Have a lovely day


Pushed now to the limit by a never ending whisper
Lost behind the meaning of a question I can’t hear
Dreaming of a day...

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Categories: running, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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,
Form: Rhyme