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Best Sufficed Poems

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


Life
The heartaches of living are many
The comforts of living are few;
The truths we are told are not many
And the lies we were told have come...

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Categories: sufficed, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member This Special Time of Year
We may not have a "White Christmas", yet joy remains the same
I find delight in viewing candles reflected on frosted panes
They remind me to be...

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Categories: sufficed, holiday, lifechristmas, time, home, christmas, holiday,
Form: Kyrielle
Matthew Henson
No rift in the unthawing ice
The sled took dark matter over crystals of snow
Here the water's thin bonds sufficed
And the one who led was the...

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Categories: sufficed, adventure, history, warheart, heart, stars,
Form: Verse
Premium Member ''To err is human: to forgive, divine''--Alexander Pope
Abusive and African-American, my late step-dad 
     was a reverse racist,
an army sergeant, a Vietnam vet and a backhand,
  ...

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Categories: sufficed, abuse, anger, forgiveness, god, hope, pain,
Form: Narrative
Love Thy Neighbor
Scripture asks us to love our neighbor.
But some think love comes without labor.
It's something we speak,
Not something we seek.
A fine cup of wine with no...

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Categories: sufficed, faith, religion, religious, spiritual, , Lullaby,
Form: Limerick



Jamaica's National Dish: Ackee and Salt fish
Bring the fried ackee well dressed
In fresh herbs and spiced
Blend in codfish, like a breast
Flamed suckled, sufficed
My tongue to taste this
Dream of bliss.
Joy!...

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Categories: sufficed, food
Form: Epulaeryu
For my mother's birthday
Dear Lord thank You for a mother
who stayed through it all with us,
who has shown us the way to church,
because in You today I trust.
Thank...

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Categories: sufficed, childhood, christian, courage, life, love, mother,
Form: Ode
The cry of The Cross

The land was cloaked in a black dress,
The crowd was watching my Christ die,
When the blinding darkness, the deafening stillness 
Was shattered by an overwhelming...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufficed, father son, god, gospel, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
The Sheep and the Shepherds
Was there something of an issue there,
With a wondering sheep being lost, 
Just at that time when the shepherds, 
Were on the way to rejoice...

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Categories: sufficed, angel, animal, birth, christmas, community, food,
Form: Rhyme
Time
Four dimensions, yet three in one, 
Location, space and time,
X Y location, space around, and in time, 
We don’t consider an X as without a...

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Categories: sufficed, age, childhood, education, planet, space, time,
Form: Free verse
For my mother's birthday
Dear Lord thank You for a mother
who stayed through it all with us,
who has shown us the way to church,
because in You today I trust.
Thank...

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Categories: sufficed, childhood, christian, courage, life, love, mother,
Form: Ode
OBSESSED
Staring into an empty sea-blue Picasso.
Winking,blinking and greasing my wet nose,
Trying to discerpher the rune in my upper 
torso.
To see, if I shall for once,...

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Categories: sufficed, absence
Form: Elegy
Potrait
She gave up beauty in her tender youth,
  Gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways;
  She covered up her eyes lest...

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Categories: sufficed, absence, bird, birthday, children, freedom, hyperbole,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Just Look At Me
My wife and I have lived in our present home for more than 14 years, and I think that the loveliest time of the year...

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Categories: sufficed, autumn, beautiful, color, inspirational, november, october,
Form: Prose
A Tribute To Those Who Walked The Trail of Tears
My BROTHERS --the Cherokee ---you may refer to me as cross-breed-- or not.
As an ancestor ----if it’s your aspiration?
My Grandmother----half Cherokee- half Blackfoot----as the old...

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Categories: sufficed, forgivenessgrandmother,
Form: Epic
For You and Me
It  was  for you and me,
That Jesus left His throne,
Bore the scourge and agony,
Shivered His flesh and bone,

It was for you and me,
He...

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Categories: sufficed, allah, bible, change, christian, christmas, corruption,
Form: Lyric
A Candy Coated Jesus
Why is it that we always try
To candy coat the truth.
We treat our congregations like
Impressionable youth.

We let them think they do enough
In following their goal,
By...

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Categories: sufficed, philosophy, religioncandy, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Mama's Soft Music
When tears rolled down little Mia's cheeks 
mama's soft music was always there to sing her lullabies to sleep 
during the summer, winter, and even...

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Categories: sufficed, love, mother, music, time, music, music,
Form: Free verse
I See What You Did There
Though all are blessed with eyes to see,
Eyes never lay sight upon the seer;
No retina perceives the seedling
beneath its iris.

Ocular nerves sense Occam-ented pictures
Of identity:...

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Categories: sufficed, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hero Sheep: The Golden Age of Wool
In days of old when knights were bold and dungeons were dug deep 
Widely renowned back then was found, a race of hero sheep 
These...

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© Lee Leon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufficed, animals, fantasy, funnywar, age, age, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What are Gods
Having successfully seduced Zeus with his boyish beauty,
Whose eagle's claws captured the once mortal soul,
He was blessed with immortality and endowed with divine duty,
To bear...

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Categories: sufficed, father son, god, myth, mythology, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Black Diamond Night
Name's irrelevant
It is what we know inside
The unobtainable bride
Postured on the eyes
Black diamond night, I said
Velvet wrap from toe to head

Her eyes sparkled white
And from...

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Categories: sufficed, dedication, light, light,
Form: Sedoka
Seasons of love
Although for you with all my heart I loved,
now my forever burning shaming pain,
my heart an unexpected dagger shoved,
stunted minds confusion, waves of disdain.
Long Winter...

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Categories: sufficed, daughter, divorce, life, lost, love, love
Form: Sonnet
Weathered Heart
My heart has felt fire
Freezing winds drifting higher
My soul has been iced
Against my heart's desire
Though in the end it sufficed....

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Categories: sufficed, beautiful, deep, desire, emotions, fire, heart,
Form: Tanka
Conquest !
I had read a short story by Alexander Pushkin once , about a greedy man , who was told 
that the total land area he...

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© RAJ NANDY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufficed, inspirational, introspectionsky,
Form: Rhyme