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Best Smashed Poems

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


Premium Member AMERICAN DREAMS SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS
AMERICAN DREAMS SMASHED TO SMITHEREENS

Miss American pie has a dream -
whipped cream of tijuana brass.

Groovy tunes quit on smoking grass.
Frisbee LP like steaming saucers crash.

The...

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Categories: smashed, america, baby, death, murder, music,
Form: Free verse



Depression (True Story)
My depression grows everyday,
It started as a come and go,
It decided to stay and create a black cloud,
All I can do,
Is sit and hope,
Wish and...

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Categories: smashed, depressionlove,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member An Insignificant Life - collaboration with The Seeker
That godless sound
His head explodes at 6:01am
Same as every day
He falls out of bed
Steps on the cat
Slides into his slippers
Shuffles to the kitchen
Puts the coffee...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smashed, absence, break up, divorce,
Form: Free verse
I Did It My Way
I Did It My Way


I did it my way, not for the applause but because,
failure was not an option and I became a rebel with...

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Categories: smashed, courage, dedication, devotion, education, growth, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MEN YOU DEFINITELY WOULDN'T WANT TO DATE - PART 1
I once dated a pilot …
We both had our head in the clouds
Our relationship lead to a lot of turbulence - 
I guess it never...

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Categories: smashed, boyfriend, funny love, humorous, jobs,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Old Pick-Up Truck
He begs me to come, but he's run out of luck
You won't catch me dead in that beat-up old truck!
It was painted blue...now the color...

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Categories: smashed, dog, funny, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Justice in the Quest For Love
I saw how martyrs longed for love, and so began the play of my flitting heart
A strange girl had I become, with airs of fickle...

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Categories: smashed, beauty, birth, change, inspiration, life, light,
Form: Narrative



I, a Red Skin dog, as some may delight to call me,
I, a Red Skin dog, as some may delight to call me,
I have heard the tales of horror, from my dark skinned foes.
I have heard...

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Categories: smashed, death, war, woman, red, home, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dark Side of You
I could not write poetry
till I was brain damaged
a life of shame, abuse
no good to anyone, oh yes and of no use
hiding behind the dark...

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Categories: smashed, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Boy with the Freckles
I was enjoying my time in the sandbox
When a redhead with freckles climbed in.
The glint in his eyes left no question,
His mission was ruin and...

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Categories: smashed, bullying, childhood, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
Flickering in the night, a melting’s texture of regrets afterglow,
Candlelight’s waxed drippings staining the white laced table cloth,
Yet in the black and white photo album...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smashed, art, beauty, devotion, emotions, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If Love Does Not Live (Sonnet for Celene Crescent)
If love does not live so that love may live,
Wrecked on rugged rock like a pirate ship;
Tiresias speaks to hearts—no love to give,
Darkness and void...

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Categories: smashed, happiness, health, imagination, inspirational, life, peace,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Greeny
I went a searchen for da green eyed monster
Yet da big fella was nowhere in site
They'd said he was really quite fearsum
He'd often appear on...

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Categories: smashed, humor, jealousy,
Form: Quatrain
My Heart Stopped Beating
Laying her back on the wall of her prison
Why was it different
It hurt more
Shocked more
Chest heavy
Grief affecting her
This terrible ache consuming every pore
Harder to swallow
It...

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Categories: smashed, anger, death, depression, family, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HALLOWEEN BEE IN MY BONNET SONNET
It's Halloween, that spooky time of year, 
when scary monsters prowl the streets all night. 
The costumes sometimes give us such a fright - 
our...

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Categories: smashed, anger, halloween, humorous,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member The Day The Stranger Came
The day the stranger came, we bade
goodbye to our mad sanity,
Our high hopes for humanity
traipsed off in treachery’s parade.

He took our trust and trussed us...

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Categories: smashed, betrayal,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member In A Perfect World
Now, I grant you, I am just an ant
I get along with other ants
We make our home among the plants.
We work all day in harmony
A...

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Categories: smashed, funny, happiness, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HOW MUCH MORE PAIN CAN MY HEART ENDURE
My heart is broken
Shattered like smashed glass
Shards pierce my tortured soul
All I can do is ask …… why?
Why  … why did you desert me...

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Categories: smashed, i miss you, pain, sad,
Form: I do not know?
Raven's Watch
She's always there, watching
Over the quiet graves
Torn between life and death
Waiting 'till her time ends
When at last, she can be
Reunited with him

Without his strong arms
She...

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Categories: smashed, death, loss, lost love, love
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
The Hidden Sadness Behind Her Eyes
From a distance she looks at peace, having fun doing her thing. But objects don't 
always appear the same from afar, if you take a...

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Categories: smashed, death, loss, sad, heart, pain, heart,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member He's Their Grandpa
My husband... has never minded
    eating a vegetable he doesn't like
        just so they will...

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Categories: smashed, dedication, husband,
Form: Free verse
He Was a Good Kid
His childhood was volatile 
Every morning violence was his alarm clock
And every night he fell asleep 
To the lullaby of screaming voices
To the symphony of...

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Categories: smashed, dedication
Form: Free verse
El Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain 1936
Look how they fall like angels to the earth!
But no soft landing down amongst those rocks.
Those devils on the bridge with gleeful mirth
Terrorised the townsfolk...

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Categories: smashed, conflict, death, history, horror, spanish, violence,
Form: Ottava rima
Don't Even Ask: Collaboration With Daniel Turner
Have you ever had one of those days 
On the wrong side of the bed, bad days 
When everything right went wrong 

Cause the ding...

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Categories: smashed, funny, humor, hyperbole,
Form: Acrostic
Get Behind Me
Fall fell in and flat lined Summer’s promiscuous pulse.
“You’ve had your play now go: enough of your insults.

You sent your disastrous rain where it wasn’t...

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Categories: smashed, nature,
Form: Couplet