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Best Simply Poems

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


WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: simply, devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Unspoken Words
I often scribble in the sand 
The words I find so hard to say
And hope the wind will come along 
And blow them all your...

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Categories: simply, words,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Past-Life Nightmare
A child of four suffers recurring dreams,
disturbing parents and siblings with screams.
When she awoke, always sore in one knee;
next to a birthmark, it throbbed painfully.

Night...

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Categories: simply, autumn, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simply, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: simply, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: simply, beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE BELLE OF THE BALL
My dress is made of fine peach coloured lace
Hair is in ringlets, which frames my pretty face
The lights in the room cast a romantic glow
My...

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Categories: simply, dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simply, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Garden of mum
Mum sat in her aromatic garden,
admiring its charm and grace.
It was a cold morning,
but mum never seemed to feel it any more.

Her eyes were tired,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simply, mother, mother son,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: simply, absence, analogy, character, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth


Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression’s quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: simply, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Woman in Chains
Woman in Chains
(What Man Would Abide It?)

Women throughout centuries – the softer sex.
I picture them subservient since what feels like time primordial!

What man would abide
being...

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Categories: simply, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shackles of love
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.

No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simply, analogy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter Wonderland
~  My favorite Thanksgiving memory was, quite simply, a walk at my grandparents house - I'll never forget how nature spoke to me that...

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Categories: simply, appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Moth
A lone moth flits around my front porch light
as wind blows through my window, luring me
to step outside into black velvet’s night.

I search the sky,...

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Categories: simply, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fallen Star
I tracked along a silver trail
carved out from Earthly dust
by rays persistent in the dark 
and midnight wanderlust.

It led me to a bubbling fount
of sulfurous...

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Categories: simply, earth, hate, heaven, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Poetry was Her Best Lover- Not for Contest
Poetry was her best lover
like no other
he loved her
without restraint
She could be herself
and explore
discovering
secret pleasures and fantasies

Naked above the covers
he let her lie exposed
as he...

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Categories: simply, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
The Return
The air is thick with memory -
A fog of reminiscence.
Or is it simply mist 
Rolling through the window? 
I feel the wind and taste the...

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Categories: simply, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Worth More Than Millions
Jesus gives me directions
To love as He has loved
With a sincere compassion
That knows no conditions

This love of His has no limits
It goes beyond worry and...

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Categories: simply, christian, faith, god, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Four Elements in Nature and Humanity
Fire catches fast, then sweeps through grass and trees.
The lion of the elements, it roars,
and burning hot, displays its awesome might.
Fire signs are one of...

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Categories: simply, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: simply, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: simply, age, animal, bible, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Essence of Rose

In the twilight hours 
Out here on this ledge
I am filled
With the essence of Rose
As a gentle breath stirs
Her fallen petals
Strewn over
That long and winding...

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Categories: simply, death, life,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Be on Guard Against Poets
My sweet child
My daughter
Be on guard
Be on guard of the man
Who plays on your heartstrings…
Not with flirtatious smile
Nor with flexed muscles
Not with devouring eyes
Nor with...

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Categories: simply, mother daughter, poets,
Form: Free verse
The Poetess
Words flowing like magic, explode off my page
Taking me on journeys, I didn't seek
My mind is just floating, feelings do race
Her spirit is leading, to...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simply, love,
Form: Rhyme