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Best Smoke And Mirrors Poems

Below are the all-time best Smoke And Mirrors poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of smoke and mirrors poems written by PoetrySoup members


Smoke And Mirrors
Let's live in a fairytale, 
you can chase away the dragons, 
who's smoke breathes to life, 
the nightmares in my dreams.

I can be your Princess,
You...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, angst, caregiving, dedication, faith, girlfriend-boyfriend, me,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Smoke And Mirrors Mirage Of My Saving Grace



The black-as-widow’s-weeds night of endless stars was so cold...
cruel as the temperature 
plunged its frigid fingers feeling through my being ~
fondling my heart and soul...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, dark, depression, destiny, heartbreak, hope, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member USS Linda
               The Seven Seas of  Rhye
A mythical destination for all...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, dedication, peace,
Form: I do not know?
Precious Moments
Cherry wood accents, glass entombed

precious moments captured, enshrined

antique curio cabinet, bring me back in time

that porcelain doll, great gram's pearl

painted piercing eyes still reflecting her...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, love, memory,
Form: Free verse
Unzipped Lips
Meet me at the same place
Just for one last time
There's nothing left to lose now
For you were never mine
I tried to speak the words
I was...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, lost love, words, me, me,
Form: Narrative
Tricks
I need to work more magic
You’re not as easy as I thought
It’s going to take a little more
Than a rabbit out of a hat

I’ve already...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, love
Form: Free verse



Accounts
What is truth's pure golden nugget?
A debt-free real balanced budget!
The concept is known
But history has shown
Great figures know how to fudge it

Author's note:  The...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, earth day, loss, nature,
Form: Limerick
A Time to Reflect
There was a time a while ago when animals mattered.
Treated as species that aided men and there well being, they were special as they were...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, faith, children, evil, love, time, planet,
Form: Rhyme
A euphemistic dinner conversation on idioms
Avoiding the unpleasantries of the Barbarians At The Gate                ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, allegory, humorous, political, satire, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IF I WERE RICH

Where would I live if I were richest, and had all the money in the world?
Outside the square box, where no doors exist, and locks...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, beauty, celebration, happy birthday, heart, husband,
Form: Free verse
Trust, Trust, Trust
Trust, Trust, Trust
By Dr. Tina Medina
Whether it is Benghazi or Kansas City,
You will call and she won’t answer
The pattern and practice is established
You will call...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, america, betrayal, humanity, military, passion, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fantasy Dreams
Illusions use smoke and mirrors
the sky’s black and yet we see blue.
For like sheep we’re led by shearers
whose reality blocks our view.

Flashing neon signs proposition
youth...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, city, drug, how i feel, imagery,
Form: Quatrain
Deceptions
I see smoke and mirrors 
Deceptions of the mind 
Are they just glimmers 
Of what I might find 

Where have they led me 
Have I...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, addiction, anxiety, dark, pain,
Form: Lyric
Unwritten
As light plays upon the dark, that moon through stained glass windows
cutting a swarth across cobbled floors.
It seeps into the cracks like it's found home...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Cliche Heaven
Cliche Heaven

Be it as it may I'll try my hand at some clichés
    and address the elephant in the room soon when...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, confusion, cool, crazy, satire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What a Lark
"What a Lark"


I used to be inspired once
like a lark beating it’s wings higher and ever higher into a
golden and blue eggshell sky.
Hailstones hit me...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, betrayal, courage, dark, desire, destiny, dream,
Form: Free verse
Work In Progress
My whole life is a work in progress. This includes everything 
I do, have to keep working on and improving, fine tuning,
use some spit and...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, life, work, may, work,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Satire on Commercials
A Satire on Commercials

I Don’t Need It
But Gimme Two
Written: by Miracle Man
8/2/2017

Commercials are filled with lots of untruths and ploys, 
Using scantily dressed women oozing...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smoke and mirrors, satire,
Form: Couplet
The Last Time that God lost His Faith
I was there, the last time that God lost
His Faith. Admittedly, since the death 
of His Son, there have been a few bad 
years that...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, bible, god,
Form: Free verse
Spooky
written February 16, 2015

I look outside my window at night
The rain is beating down
The thunder and the lighting are exciting all the girls
Who are hiding...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, beauty, dark, death, fear, hope, horror,
Form: Lyric
Shrinking Violet
It's all smoke and mirrors,
Cocooned in magenta mascara and lavender lace,
The ever-elusive ivory stag now backed into a corner,
Delighting in an artificial solitude's icy embrace,
Brandishing...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, love hurts, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gothic Nights
My chamber teems with tensions, taut, that logic can’t withstand,
fragmenting mental masonry with memories unplanned,
as bitter tears from hazel eyes reduce the stone to sand.

Dim...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
See the signs'
As Christians we see the signs, if you will, Heavenly signs.
To not see these things is really a Spiritual crime.
As carnal men since Adam we...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, faith, father, earth, evil, father, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Arcangelic Takeover
Archangelic takeover
of heart.

Mass marketing concepts of
“The New Spiritual Awareness”

Stolen secrets
 of the sweat
  the sundance
   Halau 

Arum Wanders
and Ghost dancers 

Dreamers who...

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Categories: smoke and mirrors, lifelife, life,
Form: Free verse