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Best Set The Table Poems

Below are the all-time best Set The Table poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of set the table poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Hopes and Wishes


A wish is hope, all dressed up
A heart that needs to sing...
And I have 3 songs  today,
Hopes and wishes, that I bring...

I wish ...

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Categories: set the table, hope, introspection
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Playing Make-Believe
I have many happy dreams of my childhood life,
      Mother and father and grandma made it special;
Playing make-believe was something...

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Categories: set the table, childhood, dream, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bordeaux Kiss
I set the table, place for one
Pour the wine, cork undone
Filet mignon, to perfection done
Topped with greens, and a sauce of rum

The evening sets, as...

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Categories: set the table, food, introspection, life, romantic,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Trumpet Call
My heart is the same full of love
     My house that shelters it full of pain
But it's autumn in my life,...

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Categories: set the table, death, imagination, introspection, life, mystery, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Barefoot Rice and Hot Souse
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Categories: set the table, food,
Form: Epulaeryu



How to be a Man
Take out the trash on Tuesday and remember the white bags are recyclable; 
Don’t mix the trash with the pig food, we’re saving the world;...

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Categories: set the table, dedication, environment, farm, hero, life, society,
Form: Free verse
Who cooks for you
“Who cooks for you?”
asked the Bard.

Who prepares your meal?
Do you sup alone?
Any condiments?
Salt perhaps?
Spices?

What are you hungry for?
What appeals to your taste?

When you rise in...

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Categories: set the table, bible, bird, christian, faith, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Imagism
HONEY, I AM HOME I SAY
‘‘ Honey, I am Home’’, I say.


As I am coming out of the stream
By the river side she is waiting 
When she offers me a...

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Categories: set the table, family,
Form: Free verse
Baking
I'd rather be inside doing the baking
Than the one being baked outside in the sun.

I never learned how to barbecue,
As my Dad ran away when...

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Categories: set the table, art, beauty, celebration, change, color, dance,
Form: Personification
Let Me Tell You This
Before you leave me, my darling,
let me tell you this. When we met,
I was stolen words and borrowed 
phrases. Bruised in colour and wretched

Harsh character,...

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Categories: set the table, death, love,
Form: Free verse
The Harvest
Once a year we come together as Americans and celebrate Thanksgiving.
The Indians greeted the Pilgrims, "How", one said.
Perhaps this meant hello, or maybe, just maybe...

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Categories: set the table, holiday, thanks, thanksgiving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ThanksGiving
I bought me a fine turkey
Kept her in her pen
That special day was fast approaching
The turkey feared, as smiled the mother hen

To be thankful for...

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Categories: set the table, animal, death, imagination, life, me, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A battered old saucepan
It may seem strange to write about a battered old saucepan
but this was no ordinary one 
it sprung a leak the other day
sadly without thinking
I...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: set the table, beauty, childhood, dad, dedication, food, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Scrambled Eggs
Judy awoke early this cool morning
and climbed out of her soft warm bed;
quietly she moved without a warning
and was gone before anyone was fed.

Judy had...

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Categories: set the table, childhood, house, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas in Australia
by Robert (Bob) Moore
 
Its Christmas in Australia, the weathers stinking hot
got to do some shopping, but I’d really prefer not
the crowds are large and...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: set the table, celebration, christmas, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ram-Shackled Ruin
The old ruin sat near the brow of the hill
it had been there for centuries forgotten
none now knew for what purpose it had been used
not...

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Categories: set the table, house, moon, night,
Form: Epic
Domestic Violence Hurts part 2
~continued~
Many years after I got away from him I then realized what an effect and affect it had on my children and still the insecurities...

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© Cindy Lu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: set the table, abuse, care,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Holiday Decor
There are garlands on my stairway and lights upon my tree.
My house is growing festive as Christmas time draws near.
Stockings are hung on the fireplace...

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Categories: set the table, holidayhouse, time, home, holiday, home, house,
Form: Kyrielle
RICKY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
" The oven is set on three hundred and fifty degrees;
the box of the Pillsbury Yellow cake is still unopened, for George's sake,
the kids are...

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Categories: set the table, family, food, children, friendship, funny, teen,
Form: Rhyme
A Futuristic Christmas
Tonight we sit ‘round ye ol’ Christmas tree,
But not the tree of yesterday or yester year you see.
Lights shine from the bole and tips so...

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Categories: set the table, christmas, fantasy, future,
Form: Rhyme
I Can Remember
Once I could recall every birthday
To places I had been I knew the way
From memory I could sing gospel songs
I knew each verse, not a...

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Categories: set the table, bereavement, christian, faith, life, love, memory,
Form: Rhyme
My Date with Death
It's closing time,
I have left the lights on
and the door ajar;

I have set the table
and poured the best wine,
There's music
in the background
and fragrance in the...

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Categories: set the table, dance, death,
Form: Free verse
The Harvest repost
The Harvest

Once a year we come together as Americans and celebrate Thanksgiving.
The Indians greeted the Pilgrims, "How", one said.
Perhaps this meant hello, or maybe, just...

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Categories: set the table, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Sunblown
Conjure me a time when I 
Was happy to believe
‘fore rules and complications
Filled with smog my birthday eve
Set the table ring the bell
For all to...

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Categories: set the table, adventure, inspirational, life, loss, peace, social,
Form: Quatrain
what'll i do
lying here in this lonely bed,trying to go to sleep;
with thoughts of you filling my head.
what'll i do ;now that you are gone,
i have'nt got...

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Categories: set the table, death, lost love, me, me,
Form: Dramatic Verse