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


Premium Member Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the...

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Categories: suggested, break up, feelings, heartbreak, leaving, longing,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member On One Knee


if you wanted to dance with me
i mean really wanted to dance with me
then i would
i would dance with you

if you needed me to walk...

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Categories: suggested, celebration, for her, i love you,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A Tribute to a Major Appliance
Sub-titled: What’s in YOUR Fridge?

Please allow me to introduce myself:
My name is Ms. Fridge A. Daire
I stand tall among my lesser cohorts
and MOST of them...

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Categories: suggested, funny, humorous, relationship,
Form: Personification
Loved and lost -
To love
Is to remember
The touch of your hand
Your voice
When you called me cariad

My mouth remembers your kiss
The feel of your lips 
Sensual touch of your...

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Categories: suggested, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL




Death,
An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready” he said “I am...

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Categories: suggested, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Of Road Rage and the Poetrysoup Profanity Policy
As Joe was biking down the side of the road
He ran across a chap with a dearth of driving skills.  
Or more accurately, the...

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Categories: suggested, anger, conflict, culture, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Think I Need A Man In My Life
Think I need a man in my life-
a dear writer-friend suggested.
So please dismiss and remiss,
prior I've requested.

Thinking, a man in my life,
could really make things...

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Categories: suggested, fun, funny, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lovely Naples
How I would love to dance with you along the Naples bay,
And then escape towards our restaurant beyond the archway.

Listen, as they play love songs...

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Categories: suggested, food, love, wine,
Form: Couplet
Going bald


As biology goes, I'm surviving,
a few aches and pains and a cough
and I check every morning when in the bathroom
to see if my bits have...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suggested, anxiety, hair, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Famous Poets
The other day, I was visiting the home page at Poetry Soup
and noticed a picture of a guy named Willie Shakespeare
His poems are okay but...

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Categories: suggested, poets, tribute,
Form: Light Verse
The Giant of Lisbellaw
Stood I there, that last day,
On an iron bridge...
An aqueduct by design,
Where, looking dreamily out over
The Ernes Lower Lough,
My compressed shadow 
Momentarily paused -
To contently...

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Categories: suggested, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Oops, It Was An Accident
Oops, It was an Accident

I accidentally let one loose
on a blind date with a guy named Bruce.
We went to the movies on that fateful day
happily...

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Categories: suggested, anxiety, hilarious, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Under Moldy Soil, Red Moon Overhead
Under Moldy Soil, Red Moon Overhead

Under moldy soil, red moon overhead
lay millions of corpses, wars wasted dead
No bands playing, no sweet angels singing
only ghostly echoes,...

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Categories: suggested, art, conflict, dark, death, history, imagery,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Funny Thing Happened On The way To My Hanging -Part Deux
Dedicated to a fine poet on soup, Lin Lane
-------------------------------------------------


I shook hands with my brother and bade him farewell
Then set off on my journey away from...

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Categories: suggested, america, children, family, horse, prison, violence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Age Of Summer Love Was Kismet Kissed
The Age Of Summer Love Was Kismet Kissed
(a Sonnet duet)


Our summer love began in Gemini 
with sultry eves of wooing escapades,
and as the moon did...

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Categories: suggested, art, heart, love, passion, relationship, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fashionably Deadly
Movie star eyes
Perfect caramel skin
Screech. That would be too perfect.
Change that to something pastier
Alabaster maybe

The monster in the mirror 
Smiled with her green eyes
Vivian Leigh...

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Categories: suggested, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Adults Only A Sexy Write Just To Make Jan Laugh

I am dating a young woman and we are deeply in love. However, no matter what I do sexually, she never achieves orgasm so we...

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Categories: suggested, funny, humor, humorous, sexy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Zolar the Inet God
(after Edgar Allan Poe's "The Angel of the Odd")

It was a tidy day and I sat, replete, under vellux blankets.
Sadly, my tea was weak, the...

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Categories: suggested, abuse, addiction, anti bullying, betrayal, bullying,
Form: Quatrain
Aboard The Titanic - Part 2
I stood alone on the ship's deck all afternoon
just to watch the sun sinking low on the sea,
the Atlantic ocean is so calm this evening
but,...

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Categories: suggested, boat, fear, history, life, night, sea,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Translation of Wen Hairy Met Tarry
Somebody suggested I write the tale using the correctly spelled words because my story (below here in the Homophone contest) is simply too distracting to...

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Categories: suggested, fantasy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member It Was the Third of June
June Second at the beach we played scrabble
He protested the use of “ode”
I told him of the “Ode to Billy Joe”

With friends we laughed the...

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Categories: suggested, lost love, dog, dog,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What - No Comment
What?  No Comment?


I read your latest poem today
     But did not leave a comment
I don’t know what you meant to...

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Categories: suggested, on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shut up It is a SECRET
This was accidentally written as a comment to my buddy, Line.
Yes, THAT Line.
The famous Line.
The one who wins all the contests, and 
we all love...

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Categories: suggested, 9th grade, family, fantasy, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
A Bit Fractured
 
Upon attending “Her Requiem”, I felt a bit fractured and nearly insane
When a fantasy of golden haze, wearing a shiny “Halo of Grace”
Suggested it...

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Categories: suggested, funny,
Form: Blank verse
His Nose
The nose he wears sits on his head
It's big and round and very red;
And in the dark it always glows
It must be awful to own...

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Categories: suggested, funny, dark, dark, time,
Form: Rhyme