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Best Suggesting Poems

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

Humor is my inspiration
At awe by my mothers beautiful mind,
when it came to writing I always felt so blind.

Literature class advised us to write,
for the first time I...

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Categories: suggesting, memory, me, class, class, me, ,
Form: Couplet

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: suggesting, art, heart, love, passion, relationship, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Better Off Dead
sure...she'd forgiven
though heart had been riven
she loved him: a given

she said, "it's Ok...
that's how the boys play.
Don't worry, I'll stay
but not again, hear? No way!"


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Categories: suggesting, heartbreak, , literature,
Form: Narrative
Are winners defined by prowess
In business or in sport
Or by intellectual power 
Backed by academic report?

Is losing determined 
By lack of financial wealth
In lieu of...

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Categories: suggesting, black african american, destiny, faith, happiness,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Pierre
This was inspired by "March of the Penguins" & also something I saw in another nature video suggesting that things are not always the norm...

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Categories: suggesting, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Soul Seeks Its Maker
Soul Seeks Its Maker
(Scent of My Soul)

Soul seeks its maker for great relief
 from grave doubts in spiritual belief
Mysteries sent to tantalize the mind
journey forth...

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Categories: suggesting, appreciation, beauty, blessing, devotion, faith, life,
Form: Rhyme
Children In The Snow
Children playing in the snow.
       Up and down the hills they go.
Grownups watching like a show.

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Categories: suggesting, childhood, holiday, son, song-lyric
Form: Rhyme
On the Roof
as brave strong smart
kind long-haired
comfortable unhappy creative
warm encouraging inspiring

who writes with abandon
lives with abandon
and no plans
late is on time and schedules -- ha!
the nerve of...

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© Robin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suggesting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FLIRTY EYES

“These eyes are made for looking
And that’s just what they’ll do,
One of these days these eyes,
Are going to look all over you”

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Categories: suggesting, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rest of Her Life
Each day was the best day for the rest of her life.
Having conquered the darkness, she was master of her own destiny
which now could be...

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Categories: suggesting, destiny, fate,
Form: Prose Poetry
DWM Senior Dance Days
“…Let the sunshine (and let the sun shine on in)
Let the sunshine in (You got to open up your heart)…"
-- From Aquarius, by The 5th...

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© Eric Cohen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suggesting, 12th grade, age, growing up, high
Form: Rhyme
Bad Friday
Friday morning 
I hopped out of the shower, 
popped over to the lavatory counter, 
flopped my most profound sexual characteristic 
down and onto a misplaced...

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Categories: suggesting, funny, me, metaphor, me, metaphor, morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fire God Speaks Out
Angry FireGod sneers sarcasm,
"Not warm enough yet?"
"Still too much clean water and air
and other healthy stuff,
like sun-baked red chili peppers?"

Excuse me,
I was under the impression

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Categories: suggesting, culture, destiny, fire, health, religion, science,
Form: Narrative
The gray exhaust of  twelve warm hearths
Chased the clouds into the afternoon sky.
There stood the stalwart mansion
At peace with its surroundings
And steadfast with its...

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Categories: suggesting, happiness, nature, peace, places,
Form: Pastoral
Animal Magnetism
A pet more exotic I'd wanted.

A pet to be groomed and then flaunted.

not a dog or a cat

something cooler than that!

I began my search feeling...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suggesting, animal,
Form: Limerick
Arabic Poem by: Riyadh Al-Ghareeb*
 Translated into English by: 
Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
It was not his idea 
He did not wave to the...

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Categories: suggesting, arabic, deep, grief, poets, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Animal Magnetism
A pet more exotic I'd wanted.
A pet to be groomed and then flaunted.
Not a dog or a cat -
Something cooler than that!
I began my search...

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Categories: suggesting, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member She Spoke
I was in 4th grade - when most kids are 9 or 10 years old.  Not yet to the semi-adulthood of the teenage years,...

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Categories: suggesting, growing up, memory, , 4th grade,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Open to Evolutionaries
Dear Andrew Cohen,

I am riveted by “Evolutionary Enlightenment: A New Path to Spiritual Awakening.”  Your theme that enlightenment need not be limited to elitist...

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Categories: suggesting, culture, health, humor, perspective, philosophy, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Chapter and footnote

I'm  sorry
I'm an asshole 
I'm not sure 
how this began
but it must end.

     If we continued, 

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Categories: suggesting, break up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just Happy To Be Alive

My approach to life has always been

One of lightheartedness and just happy to be alive

However, I recall my early years, especially my teenage years

When I...

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Categories: suggesting, happiness, life, love,
Form: Narrative
The Perfect Sacrifice
A sweet scented aroma.

‘’Actions speak loader than words’’ they say. 
So it is!, look to our Faith!
He looks at our hearts. 
No matter what we...

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Categories: suggesting, bible, freedom, jesus, joy, relationship,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Where The Vision Visits
Kentucky's late summer sunshine
sunk deep into their skin
as the boy rode on the back
of his Grandfather's coppered horse,
the tobacco harvest would begin soon,
aromas of sweet...

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Categories: suggesting, christian, heart, hope, , 9th grade,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Ambiguous Apprentice
When does ambiguously free verse
also become emphatically political verbing verse?

I was emphatically reading pieces
ambiguously written 
about my sons,
to my oldest son's girlfriend.

The longer I read

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Categories: suggesting, art, humor, joy, poetry, political, sad
Form: Free verse

Do you ever get the feeling that inanimate objects are talking to you?
Sometimes I do, not often, but sometimes.

Like trees that seem to...

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Categories: suggesting, fantasy, how i feel, humorous, imagination,
Form: Free verse