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Best Speaker Poems

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


Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: speaker, addiction,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play

Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: speaker, betrayal, break up, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Last Tussle in Brussels

Somewhere in Brussels, March 2019,
Poor Theresa’d not slept since about Halloween,
But at last it was ready! The dream Brexit treaty,
Which pleased every spluttering zealot so...

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Categories: speaker, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Samoan Bash
I was working in the Capitol late one night 
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
Nancy Pelosi began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise
She did...

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Categories: speaker,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At A Funeral
At a funeral we,                     ...

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Categories: speaker, dog, flower, friend, funeral,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Paul, Peter and the Tweeter
Why not choose, 
a billionaire leader?
One who is not 
an eloquent speaker.
Trouble rises,
he robs Paul to pay Peter.
The bold rich need...

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Categories: speaker, anxiety, celebrity, confusion, environment,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member I Reminisce, I Miss
I reminisce, I miss....                     ...

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Categories: speaker, child, computer, fun, old,
Form: Free verse
Bedlam baby
I remember you
cartoon smile and egg-shaped head.
Do you remember
how the rainbow formed on the water,
how the neon lights flickered,
or the scent of nectarines on your...

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Categories: speaker, childhood, life, nostalgia, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Faith Hope Charity
Faith will lead the way                    ...

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Categories: speaker, faith, giving, heaven, hope,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Beautiful Flowers
I love pink rose flowers                                          ...

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Categories: speaker, beauty, daffodils, purple, red,
Form: List
Premium Member Free Will VS Destiny
I have often wondered about free will vs destiny,                ...

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Categories: speaker, bible, books, destiny, future,
Form: Free verse
The Computer Screen
Of the items in the store,
All were second hand
An old computer did I buy,
With a broken stand

One side was badly scratched
Two knobs were missing too
But...

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: speaker, computer, conflict, dark, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I AM YOUR SERVANT
I AM YOUR SERVANT


I adore You Oh God, my King and my God,
The Most Powerful among all...

I am Your servant Father God
I want nothing but...

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Categories: speaker, christian, desire, god, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
The Ice Cream Truck
the ice cream truck

do you remember in fourth grade when it was the end of the school year?
kids running around in class, volunteer parents planning...

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© Joey Foto  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: speaker, girl, girlfriend, innocence, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Zolar the Inet God
(after Edgar Allan Poe's "The Angel of the Odd")

It was a tidy day and I sat, replete, under vellux blankets.
Sadly, my tea was weak, the...

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Categories: speaker, abuse, addiction, anti bullying,
Form: Quatrain
The Uninvited Guest
2009 and the expenses scandal
Made Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister, lament
So John Bercow, was appointed new ‘Speaker’
To be ‘The Commons’ new broom, was his intent

But...

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Categories: speaker, funny, political
Form: Rhyme
A Tale of Tears
Tired of talking too much
I wish to rest my rhymes.
Now is time to give ears
To your titanic tale of tears.
The heart that was under constraint
Needs...

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Categories: speaker, desire, destiny, life, love,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Red Bird
I am a red bird sitting in a huge oak tree,              ...

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Categories: speaker, bird, child, crazy, flying,
Form: Personification
Honestly Speaking
I walk the streets by myself
but find myself laughing 
and I don’t feel so alone anymore...

Could be that the breeze tickled
the laughter out of me
but...

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Categories: speaker, lifeme, me,
Form: Free verse
The Black Boomerang
The word’s speaker and listener would hear 
Cackling, 
Not from one another, 
But from a burning Sixo; 
They would feel
As though
A noose was choking 
Their...

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Categories: speaker, black african american, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Finding The Plot
Finding the plot

Of lost innocence
engrained in untold memories

The silenced absence 
in past present unspoken
stories well hidden
and therefore evoking
my past and my future
not mine and mine

Quite...

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Categories: speaker, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A tale of Death:
This aspect is succinctly told by, W.Somerset Maugham from an Arab tale:

The speaker is Death:

There was a merchant in Baghdad who sent his servant to...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: speaker, death, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member America
Oh land of the free
And home of the brave, where are you?
Where is the torch that hearkens
The tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to...

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Categories: speaker, america, conflict, freedom, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Jealousy Rears Its Ugly Head
Yesterday I went home for lunch
I never go home for lunch

When I got to our apartment I don't know why
 but I didn't reach for...

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Categories: speaker, betrayal, heart, hurt, jealousy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Virus Coronavirus COVID 19
"V"irus now controlling the world.
"I"n every home changes are coming.
"R"un to the store to get what you need.
"U"se peace not fear to escape the stress.
"S"un...

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Categories: speaker, death, prayer, world,
Form: Acrostic