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Best Shoot The Breeze Poems

Below are the all-time best Shoot The Breeze poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of shoot the breeze poems written by PoetrySoup members


SHOOT THE BREEZE
SHOOT THE BREEZE

Ok this is me earth
You are all the way over here
In the middle we came together
Just for a short time not forever

Is there...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, life
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member What's New at the Zoo
Paula parrot is my name. I once was wild, but now I'm tame
A chatterbox who likes to talk! 
Some news to share? Let's take a...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, animal,
Form: Personification
Make Love Not War
    Make Love Not War

I want to plant sugar-mines, 
that blow on footfall’s touch,
they slap you on the calfs and
thighs and splash...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, peace, war,
Form: Rhyme
Sir Isaac Newton
[A poem to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Newton's discovery of gravity]

Sir Isaac Newton is my name;
I have a certain reputation,
Philosopher of great acclaim
Amongst the...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, history, science, visionary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ENMESHED

A thick, white smog crept through the park that night,
that one color besides black.
Occasionally, street lamps would beam around like wheels
but the lights burned strangely...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, confusion, recovery from, , Lullaby,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Sixty-four Forevermore
Sixty-four Forevermore
By Franklin Price
6/4/2018

Sixty-four forevermore
This month it has been fifty-four
In cap and gown walked down the aisle
The memories still make me smile

Many together all the...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, anniversary, friendship, graduation, high school, how
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Looking Back
It's been 10 years today since you stood here with me.
Looking back now I realize I just couldn't see.
The pain and the torment you carried...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, death, deep, grief, son,
Form: Lyric
MARS
A red planet of cheese…wow!..
we could shoot the breeze together, 
while sinking to our knees, in the red 
sand dune brie, or interstellar camembert

It’s all...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, fun, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Dear Friend John John


Never had such a dear friend as John John
Sure like to meet him one day before I'm gone gone
Over a cuppa or three
We could shoot...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Hard Times In The Big City
Love
When it hits you like a ton of bricks
Wham!

You're down for the count
1.2.3...
You're up!

Your eyes rise to the sky
only to catch a falling star
for a...

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© Adam Piper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, life, people, old, old,
Form: Free verse
In A Gentle Way You Can Shake The World
When they draped the flag on your coffin mate 
I was dumb, dead with it-
they ought to at least give you one last chance 
to...

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© Rod Scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, bereavement, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Old Folks Gits Together
Wherever they gather, on the porch or nigh a glowin' flame,
The conversation of older folks is just about the same.
Invariably, they'll discuss their aches, pains...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, funny, people, may, weather,
Form: Rhyme
Ah-choo
Sometimes, as you shoot the breeze,
You’ll be startled by a sneeze.
Even walking up the stairs,
It can catch you unawares.

With no allergies or colds,
Sneezing often still...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, health,
Form: Couplet
They Tax Our Axes
They want to tax our axes
Then, take away our trees.
They impose cell phone taxes.
Then, laugh and shoot the breeze.
Lodges, matches, bridges, britches,
Dresses, dishes, finches, fishes.
Hinges,...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, angst, funny, social
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Who's the Zoooze Chatterbox
You might find it very strange, in fact some think it's quite absurd
For when I stroll around the zoo, I like to exchange a word...

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Categories: shoot the breeze,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Like They Use To
Got a DVD of the Honeymooners
And one of the Old Jack Benny Show
Watched The Quiet Man with John Wayne
Where did all the morals go
Violence and...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, life, people, socialold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Autumn
Autumn calls late Summer,
Come to my side slowly.
Shoot the breeze,
It's great to be alive....

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Categories: shoot the breeze, nature
Form: Free verse
Promise
I knew in the light
that shone on your lovely head,
that awoke the jewels in your eyes,
and the diamonds in your smile,

that it would never leave...
Not...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, love
Form: Quatrain
While You Are Here
Am I not exactly what you wanted to believe in.

You move through thoughts as smoke through the air invasive and sticky sticking to the conscious...

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© Toni Orban  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, analogy, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Get a grip
Too many obstacles in my way
to get anything done today.

I over slept
called in sick.
Boss got ticked.
Oh well, he'll get
over it.

My head feels like
it's been hit
with...

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Categories: shoot the breeze, allusion, funny, humorous, internet, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Weekend At Montauk
A heart that still beats
Unsteady at best,
Longing so long...
for a chance to rest...

Shooting stars
Shoot the breeze,
Falling leaves,
Cut down trees

Shooting stars,
One magical night,
On our way home,
Well...

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© tom bell  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, life, love, nature, nostalgia, passion, places,
Form: Bio
Funny, how? Like...here to amuse you?
In the glitzy neon dust bowl of Vegas
or the mean streets of New York,
or the cold Chicago sprawl;
wise guy kings and slam-dunk queens
hold court on...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, death, parody, social,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Beyond The Rainbow's End
 When puppy love nipped at our heels
 How we had fun when luv was young
  We were yet to know just how love...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shoot the breeze, feelings, friendship, time,
Form: Rhyme