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


MY EYES
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill
and...

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Categories: successful, father, mother, wife, ,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Response of A Harried Housewife To Her Spouse
“The
children
are always
interrupting.
You never have time
for me,” her husband whined
as he dropped his dirty clothes
right there on the floor by the bed.
Trying not to roll her...

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Categories: successful, wife, work, me,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member It Appears I've Disappeared
A lot of acquaintances deemed me lucky, and I knew I was,
For I had a successful life, when all could have been chaos.

I had a...

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Categories: successful, art, confusion, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Couplet
Consciousness Fulcrum
My works need not be successful
Just when consciousness-centered
Success can be spiritual
Mundane and ill-tempered
If the living Holy Spirit of the 
Absolute in me abide
My thoughts, words...

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Categories: successful, heart, life, work,
Form: Free verse
ABC World's Famous Scientists In History
A  is for Anton van Leeuwenhoek- in his simple  microscope made him well-known,
B is for Benjamin Franklin who invented  the electricity ...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: successful, cancer, inspirational, me,
Form: ABC



Premium Member I Am Love

I AM 

A Father.
A Son.
A Brother.

None are just titles. 

I live those titles every day through my actions.
I am successful at those roles every day....

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Categories: successful, introspection,
Form: Narrative
I am Me, Set me Free
I am given to you by Creator Himself
My Limbs long to grow straight and tall
Bathed in sunlight from above, paying homage
Fulfilling my God given task
From...

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Categories: successful, cancer, creation, environment, health,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Poor man Rich man
I went to a poor man's house
There was an exquisite car in the driveway
I walked up to the grand entryway
Rang his doorbell
The chimes sounded like...

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Categories: successful, heart, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fairer, Indeed
WOMEN ...

Truly amaze me ... they possess the super-human
strength to birth a child - one of the most painful
and demanding physical and emotional feats of...

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Categories: successful, appreciation, humanity, love, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Witchy Poo From Dunedoo
I'm Witchy Poo from Dunedoo,
I'm a flaming outback witch,
You won't see me rounding cattle up
Or digging in a ditch.

I like to cast spells,
Just like those...

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Categories: successful, children, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Angels and Demons




"Angels & Demons"




The Soul never sleeps
battered and lonely, the lesson 
Life spent in The Hard Sell

Soft-served you become
melting Insomnia 
mouth sucking a loaded gun

blue ribbonned...

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Categories: successful, abuse, addiction, angel, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Grown Fears
Dedicated to My Heart - My Son



When four, I knew my soul had claustrophobia in it.
More than once it has caused me public panic fits....

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Categories: successful, angst, child, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Prophecy




"Prophecy"





The Bee sleeps Her secrets
In honey 
She sleeps Her dreams 
a honeycomb 
of secret lives
gone wild
in a lost 
forest of trees
metamorphosis
in mirrors' reflections
She scries
a prophesier
dreaming
prophecies
where...

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Categories: successful, freedom, muse, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brilliance and Madness
Brilliance and Madness

Howard Robard Hughes
Famously rich recluse
Dreams led him to the lap of luxury
Followed by nightmarish mysophobic OCD

Rich playboy aviator Howard Hughes
With movie starlets kept...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: successful, celebrity, film, flying, mental
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Michael Collins




It has often been said that empires come and go
And from the beginning of time that has been so
Empires ruled with terror and an iron...

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Categories: successful, england, ireland, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Isle Of Innisfree
Without doubt a small isle but one of natural beauty
Such a tranquil green place, the Isle of Innisfree
Set in Irelands Lough Gill in the County...

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Categories: successful, death, girlfriend, ireland, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sir Richard Branson - Rocket Man
Sir Richard Branson - Rocket Man
There was a boy who had not fared well at school
Years gone by and no one could call him a...

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Categories: successful, celebrity, inspirational, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SONG OF SAN FRANCISCO HILLS
This is about San Francisco,1967

Oh, yes that city had its own song!
It was a siren's call that sang;
"Here, Panagiota, is where you do belong!"
And my...

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Categories: successful, adventure, america, memory, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
The Unsupressible
Just because you broke my wings,
Just because you threw thorns in my path,
Just because you cut my throat with your ego,
Just because you gave your...

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Categories: successful, courage, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Famous Quotes of Abraham Lincoln
“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar”
There are too many hypocrites caught with their pants on fire
There is one Honest...

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Categories: successful, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
I STAND TALL LIKE A BAMBOO TREE

I stand tall like a bamboo tree,
Strong winds make my body to sway,
Storm makes me blown away,
But I still stand like a bamboo tree.

Trials, problems...

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Categories: successful, life, me, tree, may,
Form: Rhyme
India Shining
India, my motherland best as any mother
To me, at par with best world over

India's invention of Zero and Decimal 
Critical to scientific calculation, invention

Rich ancient...

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Categories: successful, motherworld,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member To Dance With Mary Jane
I never got to dance with Mary Jane
although I heard she sure knows how to swing!
She has a twin, and he is masculine;
he doesn’t have...

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Categories: successful, social,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Tender Years
     "Tender Years"



upon first meeting my heart felt a certain chemistry
though I was far from seeking love I vowed intentionally
needed to...

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Categories: successful, love, me, work, angel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BATMAN - FOR CONTEST
Terror has returned to the heart of Gotham City
Commissioner Gordon’s task sure isn’t pretty
Penguin, the Joker and Riddler are back on the scene
Stirring terror in...

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Categories: successful, fantasy, hero,
Form: Rhyme