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Best Simple Poems

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


Trim Trimmer Chicken Dinner Winner
I don’t know tic tac toe
so I rhyme this with flow,
showing Nick Nac knows 
how to serve the perfect dose.

Measuring the rhymes
like I’m pleasuring the...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simple, freedom, fun, nonsense, poems,



Premium Member Contemplating Calculations



  You could say:  
       Variety attracts a free spirit, a soul with curiosity - 
 ...

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Categories: simple, words,

Premium Member Simplicity
Small, simple flowers bright as can be
Weaving in and out of the breeze
Turning a moment into full simplicity
As I walk under the cover of green...

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Categories: flower, simple,

Premium Member Support Your Local Poet
“Support your local poet please”
Said the man with hand out and down on one knee
I’m down on my luck
And for only a buck
My humble verses...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simple, character, perspective, poets, poverty,

Premium Member Call Me Insensitive
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.

You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...

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Categories: simple, angst, culture, funny, giggle,

Innocence
On days of childhood past
and long faded into memory,
sisters played beneath a smiling sun
in shadowed rooms of bending willows.
Dainty handkerchiefs swaddled
our Rose of Sharon infants
to...

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Categories: childhood, flower, simple,

Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simple, august, beach, beautiful, cool,

Premium Member Breathless Southern Nights
Relaxing to a rain song serenade
Which breaks the stillness of hot southern nights
Fat bullfrogs harmonize while crickets play
A melting moon drips waxy yellow light

The motion...

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Categories: appreciation, nature, night, simple,

Premium Member Where Beauty Lies
I saw a dragon flying overhead
In fascination watched him flap his wings
Then suddenly, he was a thoroughbred
Whose smokey breath came out in giant rings

How gracefully...

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Categories: imagination, simple,

Premium Member Cherish


Beyond simple words being spoken,
and sharing in this reality
- I find myself -
seeking peace, comfort, a moment
so I can savor you

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* Thoughts from the Heart...

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Categories: appreciation, simple,

Zindagi
Shikayat Toh Sabhi Karte hai
Par shikayat karoge Kab Tak

Haqeeqat Ki Talaash To Sabko Hai
Par Haqeeqat Talaashoge Kab Tak

Jo Bhi Hai
Yehi Zindagi Hai Bas

Jilo Thoda Iseh
Zinda...

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Categories: simple, faith, fear, freedom, hindi,

Time Travel
-In-between Worlds-

Letting go of all the space in between
the reality
the cloud
A theme, that use to be 
---Now dead
Long gone before I woke

Sadly Today's my birthday...

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Categories: simple, age, body, happy birthday,

Simple Man


I’m a simple man 
In a simple world
Living a simple life
Loving a simple girl
Simplicity such
A wonderful thing
Got a simple heart
That wants to sing



So every day...

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Categories: beauty, love, simile, simple,

Roads
the shortest road
is the one that you know
the longest road
is the one that you love
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simple, adventure, car, change, confusion,

You Can Hug Anyone You Want To
(This poem was inspired by my friend's grandma who said, and I quote, "You can hug anyone you want to." I dedicate it to all...

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Categories: simple, care, encouraging, funny, humorous,

Premium Member Roll'em
One wake-up away
From the best day of your life.
Life’s just a crap shoot. 
...

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Categories: simple, adventure, angst, confusion, future,

Premium Member I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis
(don't tell anyone)...

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Categories: addiction, funny, nonsense, simple,

In A Second
In A Second, it could start.

The moment lightening shocks your heart.

It leaves you in disbelief.

Leaves you burned with love, a smile that lasts a week....

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Categories: simple, angel, encouraging, faith, inspiration,

Premium Member Swallow A Smile
                   "Swallow A Smile"


   ...

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Categories: humor, imagery, simple, smile,

Premium Member My Friend, the Walking Contradiction
He has a gentle way about him
when you see him passing through.
He doesn't say "look at me" with a big neon sign,
but his friendliness is...

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Categories: simple, appreciation, dedication, encouraging, friend,

Premium Member The Country Road - Visual 3
The Country Road

Let’s walk the country road and faithfully
keep cadence with the heartbeat of the wild
where life, unveiled in naked truth, flows free.
Let’s walk the...

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Categories: life, nature, simple,

A belief in us
Fragile
humanity.
Haunted by a world of 
divisive 'isms' and phobia,
Struggling
to find a voice, aching to live.
The gentle embrace of
a child. Sweet hope
takes wing.




*'isms' - things like...

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Categories: simple, change, child, hope, humanity,

Of Rats and Mice
I am in my house,
With a panicked mouse.
Coming back from the fridge
Going through the sand-ridge
Into its hole in a jiffy
Then squeaking out - Yippee !

Then...

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Categories: cat, fun, house, simple,

Two
Star-crossed lovers? Not even close
The two were brought together at first sight, it seemed no future
Came from different families. One  with an alcoholic mother....

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Categories: simple, life, love, poems, seasons,

Where Will They Find Me
Where will they look? 
I’m not easy to find
I’ve been searching a lifetime
I’m lost deep in my mind.

I’ve been following footsteps
But never my own
Could my...

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Categories: absence, self, simple,