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Best Start Poems

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


Premium Member Cinder Girl
An ember sparked will softly glow,
and fed by fuel, will grow and grow.
I once was cinder, sparked by you,
first timid. . . till the flames...

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Categories: start,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: start, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: start, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: start, birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet
Welcome to a brand new world, song version
Welcome to a brand new world

Verse 1
How are you feeling right now?
Is there still a yearning in your heart?
You're probably like, ten million or more,
praying...

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Categories: start, christian, earth, gospel, hope,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: start, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: start, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet;
start with its snowcapped mountains,
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a vista...

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Categories: start, beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: start, angst, body, conflict, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: start, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: start, brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: start, beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To My Granddaughter

I look and ponder, watch you grow in haste
Explore with wonder, new experience taste
No fear encountered as you learn the ropes 
Your sails adjusting, full...

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Categories: start, grandchild, light, trust,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: start, appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life, To Me

Colors daubed for seasons' scenes
          I sift through life for what it means
   ...

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Categories: start, appreciation, friendship, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member My Poems Are Children To Me
My poems are conceived, not within the womb,
which long time now has been devoid of seed.
My poems are born from a need to be heard:
my...

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Categories: start, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Carolyn Devonshire RIP
We never met, although we planned
to make our dream come true;
the will was strong, the body weak…
and then you bid adieu
when angels came and took...

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Categories: start, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Belongings
Shadowed in the silent room, the daylight's nearly gone
Dusk climbs in through window glass, with one last ray of sun
I start the task, climb on...

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Categories: start, loss, love, me, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal devastates your trusting heart,
severing love's bond; before it can start.
And depression slowly entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: start, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
If God Gives Me Tomorrow
If God gives me tomorrow
I'll try to stop crying
unlike this dark night
where I fear that I'm dying

If He gives me tomorrow
I'll let go of today
I'll...

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Categories: start, faith, inspirational, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: start, peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Falling Like Leaves

Oh, how sweet Autumn air collars my heart
          The vapor of leaves, chill summer reprieves
 ...

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Categories: start, autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
My Love Shall Find You
Through eternal sun stars and space
My love shall find you I will embrace
Thru invisible realms and empty voids
There is nothing that my love avoids

Thru stormy...

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Categories: start, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one
          my mom taught me to dance
   ...

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Categories: start, analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Survivors Guilt

It's been ten long years now since that awful tragedy
When a stranger I didn't know, gave his life to save me
I was on the edge...

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Categories: start, death, grief, how i
Form: Narrative