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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


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

THAT’S WHEN I FALL DOWN UPON MY KNEES

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



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 
Made...

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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
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 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



A Song at Sunrise
A Song at Sunrise



He sang the song at sunrise, to the morning dawn
It rose into the atmosphere and carried on and on

It fell in gentle...

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Categories: faithsong, song,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Chopin Nocturnes
https://youtu.be/-gDinVAmtA0

 Chopin Nocturnes

Listen....autumn rain is gently falling
Within enchanted hour of twilight sky.
In my soul, 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 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.

Your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, music, silence, 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?
They've...

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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
Magic
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
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
utterly...

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Categories: song, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Blame Game
You’re so devoted to all your grudges,
You cherish them like they're a prize.
You hold them with pride on your pedestal
Bursting with bliss as your relationships...

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Categories: judgement, song,
Form: Lyric
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 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
Sleep My Lovely Lady, PD
Sleep my lovely baby/PD/lady
Although I am so far away
Listen to the sweet song I sing
Feel in your heart I’m not leaving

Soft wind cuddles you in...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: song, fantasy, children, inspirational, me,
Form: Rhyme
Rainbows of Balloons
Rainbows of Balloons
(the friendship song)


You’ll find me down by the river
skipping stones in tune
to the great firs that hum
when the soft wind touches
their tops with...

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Categories: friendship, song, spring,
Form: Lyric
ONE DEMO REMAINING
Wake up every morning, 
Knowing it will be the same;
Feel an endless longing, 
Inside a rage that can't be tamed.
Haunted in my thinking, 
I let...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: song, angst, deep, dream, muse,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Soul Music
This river of melody plays in my soul,
When I awake, I feel emerged in it whole.

In the calm of night, when I'm all alone,
It raises...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: music, song, sound,
Form: Couplet
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 Sometimes, it just takes some time
Sometimes, it just takes some time

Sometimes, 
we are born, with big dreams
Sometimes, 
we are born having none
Sometimes, 
we have to live, with our troubles
Sometimes, 
we...

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Categories: confidence, hope, meaningful, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I'm Going Home
In every situation ~ no matter the complication ~ Reach out ~ He's the 

One you can be sure of...


I will Survive ~ Faith ~...

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Categories: blessing, god, inspirational, song,
Form: Lyric