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


Premium Member Life, To Me

Colors daubed for seasons' scenes
          I sift through life for what it means
   ...

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Categories: select, appreciation, friendship, life, love,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member The stars always knew
Look at the stars, look how they shine for you
And everything you do;
Yes it’s really true, in the realm of love,
Nothing else ever comes even...

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Categories: select, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member In Praise of God
In Praise of God

I look to you for love and grace,
Trusting belief in you I place.
Please keep us safe within your sight.
I feel your presence...

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Categories: select, devotion, god, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Pride and joy of his family
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,
Hosting...

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Categories: select, integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse
FLAWLESS GEMS - LEI
A rainbow took my breath away
Whilst on a train one summers day

Her vibrant arc I was in awe
Though folk beside me never saw

With heads bowed...

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Categories: select, appreciation, nature, rainbow, technology,
Form: Lay



Premium Member On Water and Wing
Cob swan and I have met here many times,
          As heaven's hem is melting pink and...

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Categories: select, analogy, appreciation, bird, friendship,
Form: Sonnet
I Am A Poem Popper
I am a poem popper

Poetry is the drug for me
A perpetual habit
Shared with select company

I am a poem popper

I have been since the age of...

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Categories: select, me, poetry, poets,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Sapphire skies in sanguine eyes
In the absence of complication,
Trials and tribulations become distant memories.
Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
Inspiring forthcoming musings of the mind.

Hope of a brand-new day...

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Categories: select, feelings, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Gentle Slam
Simply unaware....or perhaps I don't care
what others say or do
It's partially true
I'm through

Used to care what they think
of my words, of my ink
not anymore....
So much...

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Categories: select, community, poetry, poets,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Truth About ADHD
Growing up with ADHD forces you to adapt,
impulsive behaviour controls how you react,
attention span wanders and naturally distracts,
you face an impact, that in fact, doesn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: select, anti bullying, perspective, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tomorrow
Upon my sunshine when yesterday rains
Dwelling in my present uninvited
Clueless of today's closing arguments,
The joy of tomorrow my new-dawn claims

No point whispering to lovelorn woes
When...

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Categories: select, future, hope, joy, life,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member In scarlet dawn
If I have the time, I’ll wait eons, to greet you in scarlet dawn
As you marvel its vermillion garb embossing marigold arc
Emanating golden sparks, piercing...

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Categories: select, imagery, love, nature,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Part Time Poet
She calls on me, intermittently
In fickle favor, in spotty dictionaries
My demure, distracted destiny

She is the unrequited lover, the absent mother
She is Santa, granting wishes
Upon orphan...

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Categories: select, angst, conflict, inspiration, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Laments of my heart
I hear the voices you once bequeathed to me
Enchanting concert music in symphony of love
But I left the theater before the show was over
Walking all...

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Categories: select, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: select, political
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
   Innocence
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: select, innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Creative Inspiration
Inspiration where do you go when
you leave and your dry, barren
riverbed causes blinding dust storms in
my mind?  Do you evaporate into
mist, become a gray...

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Categories: select, inspiration, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A NOOK AND A STORYBOOK



While resting in my nook, breaths grip
As lampshade marks edges of leaves;
That  I wander into the scene
On pages afloat, a tale weaves .
Listening to...

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Categories: select, books, imagination,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Brokenhearted sunsets
It's never anything big, just a nagging defeat
Of wanting to be exclusive in your ambit,
For in your eyes, I see an opportune disguise
Living as a...

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Categories: select, heartbreak, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When you are alone
When you are alone
In a disaster zone
Being lost and forgotten,
Afraid of the world unknown,
With care and courage I will arrive
And lay down by your side,
In...

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Categories: select, child, love, Lullaby,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Love
Love that curves with curving roads
Emerges on to shining meadows
And looks back for the message it delivers
To the dawn of fragile tomorrow. 

Love that sinks...

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Categories: select, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Some rain must fall upon every roof
When life gives a choice don't ask why
Don't dwell in dark under a star-lit sky
If music starts playing go find your voice
Don't ask why when...

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Categories: select, life, meaningful, metaphor,
Form: Quatrain
Love Game
I'm the bloke she never had,
she's the girl I never knew,
when I met her she was sad,
broken up without a clue.

We've talked of her past...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: select, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Living the dream
Enamored in adulation of your whispering night
I adore charming moonlit sky, arousing doting vibes,
Seducing the peeking stars on incandescent arc
Beholden to romantic flame blazing in...

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Categories: select, happiness, love, romance,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Falling in love
Let eyes meet, let them spark a fire
Let rhythms sing to music of lyre

Let heartbeats of joy write our song
In moods of kisses yearned for...

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Categories: select, love,
Form: Lay