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Best Shake Off Poems

Below are the all-time best Shake Off poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shake off poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member JALLIANWALA BAGH




The occupation of India began, with the East India company
And prospered across large swathes of Indian territory
Then the British Crown took control, bringing military might
And...

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Categories: shake off, death, england, garden, history,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Harbinger Birds of Spring POTD
With the incoming sounds of spring, a resurrection of life,  
the chilliness flees. Quote _ by Poet 



Ready for a new season, Spring birds
Shake...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake off, bird, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Living Truth Embraced
Living Truth

Ancient guides of venerated truth
Stumble through numb spiritual graveyards
Where truth casts its shadow in chiseled words,
A signature of affection,
On moss bathed alabaster stones that...

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Categories: shake off, life,
Form: Free verse
Bending the darkness

Bending the darkness

Look at you cowering, haunted by fiction
Shapes at the window of menacing tone
Tearing your hope into shreds as you lie there
Gazing at ceilings...

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Categories: shake off, encouraging, fear, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Arise, Oh Heart POTD

Arise! Oh Heart, from the catacombs of the dead
Shake off the dust, for Life beckons you like a buddy
Peel off the weariness that wraps you...

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Categories: shake off, cheer up, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Blank verse



Village in the Valley
Village in the Valley left behind, and then it's a fine find
Mountain in the making...in the dark alleys of my mind

You're a flashlight
In the night
You...

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Categories: shake off, deep,
Form: Free verse
The Cost of Freedom
The cost of freedom has increased, the price went up.
It takes alot to be free, but the price is love.
And the PRIZE is love.
Not saying...

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Categories: shake off, africa, freedom, love,
Form: Free verse
ESCAPISM


A flickering spark between you and me–
     grating of steel on steel and I shall flee!
When my opinion is not valued,...

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Categories: shake off, anger, character, conflict, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Do not say yes when you mean to say no
Do not say yes when you mean to say no
Why would you carry the luggage of lies?
Sing; sing a sincere song wherever you go.

Many murderers...

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Categories: shake off, song,
Form: Villanelle
Christening
Baptized by the sun,
The leaves shake off drops of light:
Pasture’s sacrament....

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Categories: shake off, nature
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Rain
If only we could do it all again,...

       Drive down Highway 1,
       ...

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Categories: shake off, introspection, peopleday, day,
Form: Free verse
SWEET SPARROW
Call it alliteration or pun,
It is more than that ;
I write about my beloved sparrow that  nests
on mountains and tree tops 
 just like...

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Categories: shake off, emotions, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Snap out of it.
Life can be tough at times
Depression and discouragement
Can set in. The cares of this world 
And negative thoughts, can overwhelm
You with heaviness, you have a...

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© Abraham L  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake off, depression
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member ''maybe tomorrow''
sometimes, I am sleepwalking through life
disconnected
stumbling
not fully awake    lost and confused
I feel, I am not with the living
I tell myself,  "wake...

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Categories: shake off, depression, sad,
Form: Free verse
Brahma I
If Brahma is Brahma I also am Brahma,
then why am I wandering on a not real way 
holding something I don’t know in my hand?

I...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake off, life, metaphor, philosophy, religious,
Form: I do not know?
A Woman in the Rain
Rain falls on the lonely water’s edge,
is it a tear of a forgotten woman?
Sojourned on the surface of the water forming a bubble 
for a...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake off, rain, woman,
Form: Free verse
Racism Is Your Problem
       Some people think what we have is still taboo,
And it's obvious when we enter a room.
  ...

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Categories: shake off, confusion, girlfriend-boyfriend, introspection, politicalpeople,
Form: Free verse
Murdered Love
My love for you is a creature, a solid breathing 
Entity, a mangled creation of shadow-black flesh 
And the thread-like interwoven muscles of my 
Bleeding...

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Categories: shake off, death, devotion, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MORNING RITUAL
MORNING RITUAL

I shake off thoughts, as I awaken,
replaced by cocoa beans and faith.
Remembering, I’m not forsaken,
I shake off thoughts, as I awaken.
Open the book, it’s...

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Categories: shake off, morning,
Form: Triolet
I Dream in the Sun
Dreamin', dreamin', dreamin' about the times we spent in the sun...in the sun...
Screamin', screamin', screamin' in joy like a happy boy, having so much fun
Dreamin',...

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Categories: shake off, encouraging, happiness, hope,
Form: Lyric
A Deep and Troubling Truth
Hands
Stretched out like branches
Reaching for the kiss of sun
An army of hands, brown hands
Stretched out at me
Shrivelled weak hands
Looking for their daily bread. 

Hands
With nobody...

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Categories: shake off, hurt, pain, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Exodus From Life Into Death
Give me wine, give me poetry
and a hug to shake off these blues;
give me the sunniest and bluest sky:
give me glimpses of an unstressed tomorrow...
without...

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Categories: shake off, absence, anxiety, blessing, character,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CHERRY BLOSSOMS AFTER MIDNIGHT
CHERRY BLOSSOMS AFTER MIDNIGHT

his sweet voice, I savor
i shake off the shivers of December
his cordial words warm me
i adjust the heat, grab another blanket
the vibration...

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Categories: shake off, missing you,
Form: Verse
FATE
Thou art tongue-tied, once fate has the stage.
Only the benighted reciprocates with outrage.
Oblivious man tried to plan ahead boldly,
To mold his fortune with one last...

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© Alara Koc  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shake off, 10th grade, faith, fate,
Form: I do not know?
Somewhere near Forever
     "Letting go" isn't 
easy
     but it's something one
must do
   if one wishers 
to achieve...

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Categories: shake off,
Form: Free verse