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

Premium Member I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

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Categories: safer, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Silent Inflictions
Childhood is a ship,
preparing to set sail,
but not all harbors are kind

the ocean a mysterious enigma.

Not all inflictions are visible,
some bruises remain invisible.
Not all trauma...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: safer, analogy, childhood, emotions, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I CAN'T BREATHE
In memory of---- all lives taken by unfair justice.

 Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
 I sit here alone...

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Categories: safer, abuse, community, death, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Lighthouse On The Shore
There is a lady all dressed in light,
who stands above the jagged shore at night.
To guide the sailing ships to safer seas
and beg the wicked...

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Categories: safer, house, light, love,
Form: Sonnet
Sue dated an old bloke called Darren
He said surgery'd made him barren
But one errant sperm
Escaped from his ‘worm’
Now Sue’s had a baby named Sharon!



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Categories: safer, baby, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Acts of Aggression
         Based on a quote from Watership Down:
"He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running."


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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: safer, war,
Form: Rhyme
Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: safer, cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Token Gesture
It was a token gesture
A hand he offered me
Emerging from my cab
Stormy night in the city

I didn’t know his name
But I’ll not forget his face

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Categories: safer, appreciation, light,
Form: Rhyme
Probing the Unconscious Space
If the unbearable lightness of being has pushed you to the brink of catastrophic meltdown,
walk to the edge of our flat two-dimensional existence 
and take...

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Categories: safer, imagination, introspection, mystery, space
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ignorance is Overrated
Some people take to Facebook
In an effort to create
A safe and pleasant habitat
By unfriending those who wish debate.
But still rile against a college chum
Who has...

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Categories: safer, growth, humor, journey, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Brutalities of war
Atrocious affliction trembles voices of anguish 
Brewing vile horror in death of tomorrow
Fearing for the newborn, women, and children
For yesterday’s massacre killed her husband
And the...

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Categories: safer, sorrow, violence, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN SHAME


When I was a little girl father brutally beat me down with such severity, and humiliation, causing me to hang my head down low...

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Categories: safer, abuse, angst, anti bullying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Dance With Mary Jane
I never got to dance with Mary Jane
although I heard she sure knows how to swing!
She has a twin, and he is masculine;
he doesn’t have...

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Categories: safer, social,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member - Our Souls Were Always Meant To Be -

One heartfelt feeling touches warmly teardrops
The rain glides through the air like an angels cry, a beautiful sight

Walking rays on deep sands footprints left behind

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Categories: safer, beauty, blessing, emotions, love,
Form: Couplet
Going For Pinktober
Their murkiness has begun, an agony may follow,
Yet, you can see their faint smiles with their eyes losing their glow;
There’s a cap on their head...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: safer, dedication, health, october,
Form: Rhyme
16 Years Of War

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Categories: safer, political, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Orange Crush, the adventures of Soda Pop V
If you have not read my earlier ones, please check out the first in the series and see if you like the story. It will...

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Categories: safer, adventure, crush,
Form: Personification
Daniel the Conqueror
In a land far away was a family with two boys
The oldest loved sports the youngest only toys.
You should be like your big brother the...

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Categories: safer, animal, child, fantasy, friendship,
Form: Narrative
My story
My feelings use to be bottled in 
so I didn't know where to begin.
I picked up a pen and let my story begin.

Do I write...

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Categories: safer, inspirational,
Form: Narrative
Before & After the Lull
Amber-brown sea oats stand tall -
whistling as ocean breezes gently 
blow them in unchartered directions
Voluminous waves impact into jetty rocks
inducing sea urchins to lose their...

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Categories: safer, seasea, sea,
Form: Verse
A Dick With A Glove
Very loosely based on Robert Palmer’s song Addicted To Love – I understand the lyric is often mis-quoted hence the title.

The lights are on, were...

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Categories: safer, sexy, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Poetic Justice

A poet's flowing poems uplift the souls
     of men and sing of legends small and great,

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Categories: safer, betrayal, hate, poems, poets,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Truth
It was the end of the job
a big do for everyone concerned 
they who were invited 
We were the last standing on the site
today was...

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Categories: safer, anger, betrayal, sad, trust,
Form: Narrative
The Paradox Of The Jewish Youth
There is a disturbing discrepancy
Between mortals and the spirit world,
Such as the eternal salvation of man
From the curse of sin and its hold.

The paradox of...

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Categories: safer, anniversary, religion,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I Need You Now
I need you now

Never been the one
To pick up the phone
Lovers undone, so lost on the run
Emotions burning all bridges as flames consume

The heat of...

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Categories: safer, emotions, heart, life, loneliness,
Form: Lyric