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Best Song Poems

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

Thats when I fall down upon my knees, song version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.


There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: song, depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Escape Of The Bluesman's Song
Within the frame a sepia scene
a dusty porch   a rickety chair   
the fabric of your dusky face creased
with ceaseless sunbaked woes

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Categories: song, africa, america, grief, racism,
Form: Free verse
This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 

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Categories: song, angst, death, dedication, depression,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Song
~Not Like Me~ 

When you were first put into my arms, 
I begged God, to make you nothing like me 
For my sins, ask for...

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Categories: song, betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Another lovers touch song version
Another lover's touch

There's never been a love,
that's ever been enough...
You keep searching for...
another lover's touch

Why do I even try,
I should  stop wasting time...
You say...

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Categories: song, betrayal, heartbreak, longing, lost
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Morning Song Of Praise

'neath buttermilk skies 
my soul on the horizon -
I have found my voice 

Susan Ashley 
April 26, 2020

~ Third Place ~
Morning Praise Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Raul...

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Categories: beauty, morning, nature, song,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Song of the Poet
*Note - I posted this some time ago on PS and it got POTD, resulting in over fifty comments of support. Social media is a...

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© Tom Woody  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Chopin Nocturnes

 Chopin Nocturnes

Listen....autumn rain is gently falling
Within enchanted hour of twilight sky.
In my heart, Chopin is softly calling
Lovely piano notes that make me cry.
As Luna...

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Categories: song, autumn, dedication, heartbreak, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I sure miss the old hymns
I sure miss the old hymns of ages past.
With tattered edges their message still lasts.
Those five stanza’d jewels I know by heart--
“The Sweet By and...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christian, heaven, song,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member There Will Never Be Enough Time
There Will Never Be Enough Time

There will never be enough time to hear unique
music of nature's songs in its birds, its insects,
in songs of the...

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Categories: song, earth, mountains, nature, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, music, silence, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To the Singing Lark

Oh! How like you, I long to be a singing lark
Who in the blue firmament like a tiny speck
Remains invisible, drowning the air in music...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, music, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We'll Always have San Andreas
-rearranging the stars-

How could we agree to separation? 
If you were destined to be my soulmate,
Why would we allow the stars to change our fate?

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Categories: song, depression, relationship, sad love,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Lullaby My Lustrous Twilight
Golden-flecked bliss   
of enraptured blown-kiss   
stardust bestrewn   

beguiling skies   
bespangled sequin eyes   
shimmer in swoon...

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Categories: song, angel, dream, heaven, night,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member If I Could Play the Violin
If I could play the violin
     I'd write a melody
   euphonious to draw you in

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging, love, music, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There Was Silence

among green foliage and slender twigs, perched a graceful mellifluous Nightingale.
Chickadees, Robins, Orioles stopped their synchronised cadence of rhythmic tweets, in anticipation..
a tranquil silence fell...

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Categories: beautiful, bird, silence, song,
Form: Free verse
Enchantment of magic’s sweet passion has bound me
With minutes and hours I now must reclaim;
Spellbound, love calls to the spirits around me
And drifts into dreams...

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Categories: love, heart, song, green,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LAKE'S MUSIC

To find solace from misty tides that curve,
In low beats gently weaving their way
Along the coastline where our town rests:
This aging lake I knew as...

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Categories: peace, river, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So I may dream
Let us curry favor in dog star's
splendid laughing light 
bring the crash of passion's waves
through two arms held tight. 

I carry your wishes in love's

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Categories: heart, sleep, song, star,
Form: Prose
Anthem For An Introvert
A fitting anthem for
an introvert like me-
Simon & Garfunkel's
scrumptious harmony
of “I Am A Rock”
spoke oodles to me
in its painful poignancy
bouncing buoyantly
on declarations
of independency
needing no one

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Categories: song, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time for us to sing

I came across a baby bird
And I wondered of its flight
A life had just begun
with a rough starting plight

Along came a gust of wind
as if...

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Categories: bird, flying, life, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member His funeral
That he planned his funeral is factual
And being a prankster quite actual
He prerecorded his voice
So when we kneeled on the joist
He said, "Hi there! Don't...

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Categories: funny, imagination, song-
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Am But a Dreamer
I am but a dreamer
and in my dreams I play
where I live so happily
writing them my way
inside my illusions
where I know I belong
whistling a joyful...

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Categories: song, introspection, on writing and
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Where Do I Go Duet
(Female)  O' Lord where do I go
Just what will I see
And when will I know
What truth means to me

Male)  To who can I...

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Categories: religious, song, spiritual,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The First Kiss or That Darn Ann Landers
Son of a gun we were still young;
only 15 years gone by.
You were the first my kissing bubble to burst, 
and for you, I think...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: me, nostalgia, song, travel,
Form: Lyric