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Best Suffered Poems

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


Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

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Categories: suffered, anti bullying, courage, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Red Leaf


the raspy whisper

finally
 
gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: suffered, death, emotions, grief, heartbroken, lost love,
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: suffered, betrayal, break up, heartbroken, jealousy, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: suffered, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member September 1945
red rooftops appear to glow in rainy-day haze
lost in memories of pre-war bliss
     she looks up to watch them bleed

pain is...

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Categories: suffered, longing, war,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I Slipped On A Tear Drop
I  s l i p p e d  on a teardrop and landed in her arms. She never knew how much I needed...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffered, death, sister, suicide,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Specters of Slaves
Nature trail extends for miles
Surrounded by wetlands and lakes
Each step I take brings me closer
To an old plantation, where I climb the stiles

For it was...

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Categories: suffered, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rest is Silence
I left her behind
emaciated
I left her
dying
I left her
I left her
I wanted to die there with her
there in the desert
where I left my mother
there where the...

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Categories: suffered, history, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is...

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Categories: suffered, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Soldier
I saw a burial with a bugler playing taps;
I turned to my father, “what happened?” I asked.
He clutched my hand and with a quiver in...

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© Ed Coet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffered, death, father, inspirational, loss, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Weight of Pain
She suffered alone,
all her silent screams unheard.
The frayed thread of hope 
snapped beneath the weight of pain
as the dangling rope went taut.

- - - -...

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Categories: suffered, pain,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: suffered, beauty, dedication, emotions, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TOEING THE LINE - BAWDY LIMERICK
Sue’s panties gave her so much woe -
She suffered from dire ‘camel toe’
But with help from soft plastic
Her new outline’s fantastic
It’s discrete and no one...

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Categories: suffered, body, clothes, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Deep Dark Poem
     ~Deep Dark Poem~

Tonight I want to go deeper in my soul
I want to be born again tonight I want
to go...

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Categories: suffered, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member May I Caress Your Heart
Alone, in Paris
The flowers sing
Le jardin du Luxembourg
I look at all the pretty ladies
Which one of them pray tell 
Is you
The one who wishes for...

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Categories: suffered, heart, paris, romance, sensual, wine,
Form: Light Verse
Don't Let Go
If you take my hand and don't let go
There's a side of life I want to show
You've suffered a little, a lot, know
But I also...

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Categories: suffered, appreciation, depression, friendship, peace,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The Rail Ties That Bind
A little girl
She comes to a land of ghosts
Almost empty streets
She wonders
Where are all the people
No one here looks like her
Within her heart
Emotions stir

It is...

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Categories: suffered, care, death, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Battle Scars
Don’t judge that kid with her arms all scarred
Don’t brand that kid as bad
You never would have survived 
If you had the life she had
So...

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Categories: suffered, life, sad, socialwar, prayer, self, self,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member To My Guardian Poet II
There is not a poem that you fail to read
Or time that I’m away you don’t ask, “Why”?
There is not a time when you don’t...

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Categories: suffered, friend, friendship, tribute, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Idiot
Idiot


You with the black eye
Idiot
You all bruised and blue
Idiot
You with dried blood and no hope
Idiot
You who climbs and plays
Idiot
You who feels hungers pain
Idiot
You who was...

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Categories: suffered, abuse, betrayal, child, heartbroken, sad,
Form: Free verse
Smile
If you have suffered many things
Just remember when you where small,
Swinging on swings
Playing with balls.

Then a smile suddenly appears 
Don't cry!
No more tears!
Just smile, for...

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Categories: suffered, cheer up, childhood, joy, smile,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member I've Seen Angels
Angels are heavenly beings who minister to our needs we are told.
'Tis said they are celestial spirits with wings who play harps of gold.
But I...

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Categories: suffered, angel, care, caregiving, day, inspirational, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Strength
The trip to church on Sunday wasn't long
Down dry dusty country roads closer roamed
Hearts did rejoice when singing love's sweet song
Precious memories now deeply intoned

A...

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Categories: suffered, angst, blessing, family, history,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The WORD- Heroic Crown of Sonnets
THE LAW

Yet sacrifice would cover for Love's sake
before that time, the Law was sent to guide
sin offerings appeased man's guilty state
but could not change his...

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Categories: suffered, bible, christian, life, light,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
THE VANISHING ORGAN
Sam Ebenezer
a sad ol' geezer
was lamenting his shrinkage of late:
my worthless ding-a-ling
is a bell without ring
my manhood in diminishing state
 
From whence I salute
is thin...

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Categories: suffered, funny, lost, lost,
Form: Rhyme