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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


Stupid smart
What does it look like
From over there
Describe the sights
No details spared 

How does it taste
Is it always delicious
By the look on your face
I’m a bit...

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Categories: smart, confusion, culture, irony, perspective,
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,
Form: Rhyme
Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV
Identify an elephant
And I will shout, “Hooray!”
For you’re so smart you could be
Leader of the U.S.A.

Another test to prove your worth?
Repeat this after me –...

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Categories: smart,
Form: Rhyme
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: smart, hip hop, humorous, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,
Form: Rhyme



Rhyme God
Enter the Everest that devastates 
as he never ever rests and demonstrates 
his quick wit picnic of traits that place 
with lickety split flicks on...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: slam, smart, word play,
Form: Rhyme
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: smart, adventure, car, change, confusion,
Form: Verse
Resurrection
(Chorus)
You think you've got swagger but really you hobble,
you've got the jet lagger and you're drunk so you wobble,
don't start on me mate 'cus I...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, hip hop, humorous, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Aminus Brain
I am of soft, delicate skinned casing,
Housing an iron, logical facing.

I grant my femininity free reign
To follow dictates of my manlike brain.

My seductive charms can...

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Categories: character, judgement, smart, strength,
Form: Couplet
Misjudged by History - NOT
President Barack
Teaches as Mother taught us 
"Speak Respectfully"

contest-Senyru of being misjudged...

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart,
Form: Senryu
Self Doubt
It is a fact that before I wrote True Colours,
I was stuck in a world of black and white bipolar,
encaged in my seat on a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, anxiety, desire, hope, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Revival 2 Point Ohh
Admittedly a little bit of me can see I have an ability
missing ambition to mission living submissively in submission,

If I believe built into me 
a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, desire, hip hop, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Why Won't You Play With Me
He and I went to the same school,
we were in the same class.

He never studied with me
or played with me.

He was too cool for me
and...

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Categories: smart, appreciation, class, life, poverty,
Form: Free verse
A Great Mind
A great mind is a curse and a blessing, 
It is the engineer of furtherment;
Yet, it is loathed by its inheritor.

It begets its host a...

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Categories: deep, humanity, identity, smart,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Smarts


     Intelligence rises from ignorance when elevated by common sense...


     One Liner Contest
    ...

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Categories: analogy, smart,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Thoughts on a Jezebel
Because she was a buxom blonde
and he lacked a sage Adviser, 
(like a naïve fresh off the pond)
he fell for and idealized her.

If he had...

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Categories: smart, corruption, heart, introspection, life,
Form: I do not know?
If A Souper Slander My Name
all you write about is them happy old days 
before hair wore thin turned white from grey 
rumour has it bad mouthing my name 
wise...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, anti bullying, character, confidence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ELEMENTARY


The famous detective Sherlock Holmes
Hardly short on the wit chromosomes
With just a few clues
Bemuse and confuse
Unraveled crimes in the catacombs



Submitted on January 27, 2019, for...

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Categories: celebrity, mystery, smart, tribute,
Form: Limerick
The Know IT All
I started to read at the age of three
and know all the winners on Jeopardy
have posters of Einstein all over my walls
the theory of relativity...

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Categories: humor, smart,
Form: Light Verse
Split In The Road
Depression will steal your motivation and desire,
and use it to build a heap and then light it on fire.
You'll start to feel hate much more,...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, best friend, destiny, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
TALKING TO GOD BY A BOX FAN
"TALKING TO GOD BY A BOX FAN"


hi God:

it's 3:33 in the morning and
I don't know what to do. 
everything is upside down.
there are red eyes...

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Categories: smart, character, cheer up, god,
Form: Free verse
Depression Lesson
The lesson of depression is carry on strong,
you may get the impression all but stress is gone,
giving up is the only giving that's wrong,
press on...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, depression, mental illness, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
IT REEKS ANEW
IT REEKS ANEW
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS


When a Cow Defecates Onto the Grazing Field
There Is a Stench, That All Miasmic Odors Yield
But Given Some Time the Weathering...

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Categories: smart, analogy, friendship, judgement, mentor,
Form: Rhyme
Pen Gwen
Her name was Gwen
and she was a poet
but Gwen was a penguin 
so Gwen couldn’t show it

Gwen couldn’t pen things 
no hands on her wings...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smart, animal, art, humorous, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Us
"Us"

I think that we should go
We sink in afterglow

My job is to reach you
They rob, if they just knew

Some teach so we may learn
Some Preach...

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Categories: smart, america, art, courage, education,
Form: Verse