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Best Smart Poems

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


Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: smart, angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
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: smart, character, confidence, cool, freedom, fun, hip
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Wish I Was An Octopus
I wish I was an octopus,
Way down in the depths of the sea,
With suckers so comical, face diabolical,
Kooky as kooky can be!

Hurray! Hurray! I’d be...

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Categories: smart, animal, fun, funny, humorous, nature, sea,
Form: Rhyme
White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: smart, adventure, art, beauty, body, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse



hahahahaha i have no idea what to title this
help mrs. muse is gone and my mind is shooting blanks 
my friend called inspiration is trying to walk the plank 

motivation just married mr...

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Categories: smart, introspection, friend, friend, high school,
Form: Rhyme
MY EYES
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill
and...

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Categories: smart, father, mother, wife, , cute,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Let love create rainbows in your speech
 Hey you
Don't let hate dominate.
Let love sate - animate

With the pain in your heart.
Set it free from the start.
Let it go, let it part.
An...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, analogy, hate, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Truth About ADHD
Growing up with ADHD forces you to adapt,
impulsive behaviour controls how you react,
attention span wanders and naturally distracts,
you face an impact, that in fact, doesn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, anti bullying, perspective, psychological, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thats a sin
A whole new twist to the same old story
Evil scientist in their laboratories
Creating monsters that live in the night
I often reflect on mankind's plight
As mankind...

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Categories: smart, confusion, faith, life, people, political, science,
Form: Couplet
The First Gift Of Christmas Was Love
.The first gift of Christmas was love

It was bestowed from above

It was given to all

to both rich and  poor

to those who are strong

or who...

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Categories: smart, atheist, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: smart, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Precious Friendship
Lovingly Dedicated to My Closest Friend, My Mother



My loving friend can caress cares away.
With simple gestures meant to pleasure sway,
She turns my smile upright and...

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Categories: smart, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: smart, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You were never my friend
You were never my friend.
My heart would never, ever allow such a small thing.
Soulmate?, maybe...though so much more in the end..
I will give you my...

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Categories: smart, desire, for her, friend, love, november,
Form: Free verse
ABC World's Famous Scientists In History
A  is for Anton van Leeuwenhoek- in his simple  microscope made him well-known,
B is for Benjamin Franklin who invented  the electricity ...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, cancer, inspirational, me,
Form: ABC
Thoughts On MGK EMINEM diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hip hop, humorous, rap, slam, smart,
Form: Rhyme
A Love Story
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: smart, culture, deep, emotions, loss, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
How The Big Mac Got The Gherkin
Once upon an ancient time, 
in long gone languid days, 
when distant misted myths bechanced
in lovely rhym'ed ways, 
when time was so much freer, 
less...

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© Red OMara  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, humorous, old, time,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member We are so Different
We are so different

I am smart, you are less so
I am a man, you are a woman
I am trump, you are poor
I am beautiful, you...

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Categories: smart, arabic, child, forgiveness, life, loss, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
An Unusual Colonoscopy
I stepped in for my first colonoscopy. I was nervous everyone could see
I had a choice to be awake or put out if I was...

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Categories: smart, humor, humorous,
Form: Couplet
You Are You
You are beautiful,
You are smart,
It's time to grow up,
And follow your heart,

You are different,
And unique,
Look in the mirror,
And tell yourself,

You will be you,
Maybe not a...

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© Tera Brown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, care, confidence,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Jukebox Gigolo
Old Zack Adams sits a slouch’n so sloppy drunk on a bar-room stool,
Wear’n his cheap-threaded cowboy suit and a stained satin shirt.
All the while a...

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Categories: smart, abuse, addiction, allegory, emotions, hurt, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Fix
He fills his syringe with poisoned words
pulling the letters one by one from his rusted spoon
They rise up through the needle in perfect order
"Disgusting" ...

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Categories: smart, courage, poets, psychological, recovery from, words,
Form: Free verse
My Declaration of War on Self-Imposed Stupidity...WHO'S COMING WITH ME?!
All this hyped up glam and glitz
  giggly girls break down in fits
    these mascara clad boys devoid of wits
The shallower...

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Categories: smart, funny, people, social
Form: I do not know?