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Best Smother Poems

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


Night Comes
Softly and sadly
Up on the knoll;
The vesper bell
Begins to toll.

Lock all the doors
Blow out the light;
The hour is late
Sleep comes with the night.

Close all the...

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Categories: smother, time,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Adam and Eve
Adam, I haven't a care in the world
eating apples or drinking, so absurd

The devil it seems, was his best mate
I laughed when they kicked his...

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Categories: smother, art, eve, fantasy, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Tree
MY TREE

Beside the Kinta River still it stands
Colossus of the primal forest panoply
The tree a native of the fecund land
It’s limbs support the graceful arcing...

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Categories: smother, nature, tree,
Form: Narrative
The Rose
Once bloomed a rose so young and fair
With dark brown eyes and long black hair

Beside her be a tall dark tree
Whose branches stretch to smother...

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Categories: smother, angst, daughter, death, depression,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Beseeching Love
Oh, the agony of love!
It takes courage to give your heart away
Knowing feelings might not be reciprocated
Tortured souls keep others at bay
For fear of being...

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Categories: smother, angst, happiness, lovehappy, heart,
Form: Verse



" Ike and Jane "- sequence 2
The name's Ike.
Some a ya might a met me before,
in my very first write,
and knew me as the stalker with the walker.
"Retired Romance" was the...

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Categories: smother, funny, love, wifeme, me,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Talking Door - Mental Hospital 1
I sit with the wall against my back. The wall refuses to move despite endless requests.

The door opens and closes its mouth, it wishes to...

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Categories: smother, allusion, anxiety, mental illness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member On The Bottom Shelf
He made me ponder my greatest fear
not ghosts nor goblins grinning ear to ear
The one that I really fear most 
is the one peering back...

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Categories: smother, angst, conflict, fear, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She
she always knew
her shadow of grey  
would never inspire 
moments 
of amber gold and olive

her residence had been a tapestry
of silent tolerance 
questioned by...

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Categories: smother, i am, introspection, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Messenger

One of the first to land, it took me by surprise
because bright sunrays glowed behind an ashen cloud.
Upon the glass-topped table, right before my eyes
this...

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Categories: smother, rain,
Form: Sonnet
Beauty Of You
Engaged in the beauty of you
a lilac scent of splendor sent
drowning my every thought
in the ripples of your rush

Float deep into my western sky
grab hold...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smother, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BOBBY MAY


He calls me Sis and he Big Brother
His muse is sweet won’t ever smother
Kindred spirit of one another
Joyful kindness is his druther
He spreads cheer like...

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Categories: smother, appreciation, brother, inspirational, relationship,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Manger Shadow
Manger Shadow

A shadow lurks behind the manger bed
 Swaddled by indifference,
  Creeping behind
 Lowing cows 
And 
Bleating sheep,
Power without power raising up a hoary...

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Categories: smother, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Little Beast
Little Beast
you are a storm; 
you were made to be chaotic and awe-inspiring. To scream your emotions in wild wind, to rally against injustice in...

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© Katie Ch  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smother, child, feelings, identity, slam,
Form: Free verse
Mad As A Hatter
Alice in Wonderland 
Was my favorite book as a kid
I used to pretend that I was Alice
Having tea with the Mad Hatter 
And the March...

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Categories: smother, analogy, books, crazy, deep,
Form: Free verse
I Love Having You By My Side
I love laying next to you
I love being in your arms
When you hold me and wrap me up in your love 
And smother me with...

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Categories: smother, happiness, love, passion, me,
Form: Lyric
Conflicted Love
My mind is burning, blazing, turning
With doubts and irrational drivels
My heart is livid and hardened
For it freezes in the potentials of disappointment
Of failure, downfall, and...

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Categories: smother, anxiety, conflict, confusion, crazy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Greed
Clutching the  purse to her chest and the counting

She grabbed at the invisible hands and doubting

If it hadn't been one thing it would have...

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Categories: smother, devotion, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FREEDOM OF THE WRITTEN WORD
Does not the pen yield its ink unto the bare page,
For expressionism to spill forward expelling inspirations
Liberal curve, it’s the power of freedom of speech...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: smother, art, imagination, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CHEERS -PLEASE JOIN IN THE COLLABORATION
I had an old auntie called Mable
Who could drink men under the table
She’d tell folks of her gout
Sup up six pints of stout  -
then...

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Categories: smother, drink, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member WHEN WISDOM WALKS
WHEN WISDOM WALKS

Lies,
shams,
they cloud
the truth's eyes.
They seed buds of sin
which unfolds to depravity,
as they... can smother hope or stroke all lobes of the mind
but if...

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Categories: smother, character, christian, feelings, growing
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member Sleep
Sleep,
like snow,
you fall on
me and deeply
I go   under. Sweet
Slumber, smother me with
pearly flakes; then change into
your pitch black cloak. Embrace me like
a lover;...

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Categories: smother, me,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Theodore Drake
Tediously bored, Sir Drake
Prolonged afternoon of tea and cakes
Jam coats his chin with gooey paste
A beard of crumbs hangs from his face
His manner somewhat hard...

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Categories: smother, family, children, imagination,
Form: Couplet
Reviving The Senses Through Punctured Eardrums
What is it to hear a poem?
Ears ajar.
Eyes focused.
Mouth shut.
I struggle to listen when such words cut open
my head and try to make a nest...

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Categories: smother, devotion, imagination, inspirational, passion,
Form: Personification
Premium Member UNICORN
A poem written for my friend Anna

You, special magical, you!
Did you just see my tears of pain,
How I in vain
tried to?
I want to...
I sit here...

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Categories: smother, animal, encouraging, horse, inspirational,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme