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

Premium Member Tongue Study
Tongue Study

Steady it wags
needing to know
more, about the
the very thing that
causes wars.
peace and pain.
I study my tongue.        ...

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Categories: study, analogy, introspection, judgement,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member White Cane
He walked down Goverment Road West
With a white cane, in shaking hand
Wearing Stevie wonder glasses
People called him the pop bottle man

With a white cane, in...

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Categories: study, community, history, memory,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member A Long Journey Potd
"a long walk to reach my destination. 

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Categories: study, journey, life, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh Goddess Moon
Oh Goddess Moon, you induce painters to paint,
the crazed to rave and poets to praise your grace.
How many love affairs have you helped to consummate?

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Categories: study, moon,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: study, 12th grade, abortion, abuse,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member In Search
I am a character
In search of my author
Walking great distances in a circle
Wishing for a plot
Wanting a destination
Perhaps a soliloquy
Please fill my lips with your...

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Categories: study, beautiful, bible, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Final Test
Our final test will be graded
When our breath has dissipated
Life itself is our final test
Final grade when we’re laid to rest

Taking the test may make...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: study, death, heaven, judgement, life,
Form: Sonnet
Sarah's Story - Mental Illness
Sarah’s Story - Mental Illness

Sarah, the “Crazy Lady,” was a familiar sight,
roaming the streets any time of day or night.
Her foul body odor announced her...

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Categories: study, crazy, depression, hurt, mental
Form: Rhyme
Anxiety Monster
Anxiety, Anxiety-
you creep, you lurk, you worry me
Mangy monster under my bed
on all my fears you must be fed
and when I try to starve you...

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Categories: study, anxiety, emotions, feelings, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetrysoup Heroes
They read our poems, and more than that,
they leave a word or two.
It isn’t much, yet that’s a thing
some folks here NEVER do.

Some heroes never...

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Categories: study, friend, poets,
Form: Quatrain
Symphony of Worship
Should we desire to imitate our Master, we must diligently study to know His heart.

As an orchestra should desire to play Beethoven with perfection, they...

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Categories: study, religious,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member What Could Be
If I had a clone
I surely would be
flamboyant and fancyfree
I would sing and dance
for the whole world to see
aboard every single cruiseship
on every sea
I would...

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Categories: study, dream, fantasy, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where Lilacs Bloomed
Where lilacs bloomed, I spied a brown-haired child.
She, riveted by what was in her book,
did not see me! She wore a wistful look.
I guessed her...

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Categories: study, child,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member The Language of Creation
When I think of poetry
I think of a child manipulating
his first steps, the wobbly nature
of his strides~that confused, meandering
toddle, and then trip and fall –...

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© Joe Dimino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: study, creation, god, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Petal Soul

My heart resembles the fragility of a petal.
Blossoming behind metaphors within poetry.
The beauty is in the grandeur of their silence.

I portray my words for you...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: study, analogy, angst, poetry,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member The Rime of the Swarthy Bard
Math, physics, English, and so on—
    alas, are tiresome!
All the professors here go on 
    with a prime axiom....

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Categories: study, humor, rap, satire, student,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Jigsaw Puzzle
Have you ever been insane?
Lost inside your own pain

Just trying hard to figure out
What this life is really about?

There are voices up in my mind

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Categories: study, introspection, life, recovery from...
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Silent Song
"A Silent Song"

Mirror Mirror on the Wall
Blessed or cursed
Morning shave
Coffee please
Write a verse
Remembers last night’s dream
Grabs a napkin, spills his spleen
Shoves it in his pocket

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Categories: study, imagery, romance, romantic, romantic
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member A Child's Summer
A child needs a place where he can run
unhindered by some wooden fence or wire.
He needs a spot beneath the summer sun,
a peaceful breeze to...

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Categories: study, child,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member You Are the One
Opening the closet of narra doors, I sweep through
organza skirts and  gemmed ringlets; my hair
ruffling aimlessly upon scalloped kerchiefs
smelling decade - old hyacinth, Mom’s...

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Categories: study, longing, mother daughter,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Country Angel

He came dressed in clean pressed jeans
A leather vest and a matching leather hat 
Though he was someone we'd never seen
No one seemed...

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Categories: study, hope, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Watan - Homeland
I never saw my home land,
when I see it on TV,
a strange ache is inside me,
I do not understand.

I was born in (censored),
a country far...

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Categories: study, beautiful, home, longing,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Stunning Revelations From Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: study, history, science, urbanlost, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Empty Bedrooms
I walk past empty bedrooms that once held my boys
The beds made so perfect, the absence of noise
Books there on the book shelf and not...

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Categories: study, kid,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hidden Beauty
A garden presents a most beautiful sight
When seen from afar in a much broader light,
For there in a setting with all that surrounds,
Its total of...

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Categories: study, beauty, garden, people,
Form: Couplet