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Best Sullenly Poems

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

The Night Before Christmas By Edgar Allan Poe
On the night before Christmas, alone in my house, 
Sorrow gnawed at my soul, like a ravenous mouse.
Entombed in my blankets, I struggled to sleep,

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Categories: sullenly, christmas,
Form: Narrative

Living and other ways to die
Maybe he ate his vitamins and their minerals and oranges and apples all at once again and again
Or ran laughing down the rugged rocks of...

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Categories: sullenly, society, suicide,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Table's Set
Whispers filter out the scent of delusion
the whippoorwills wallow in a waning sun
and thoughts are on the run

The table's set with mix-matched cups and saucers

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sullenly, heartbreak, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Brave: Gravity
Petals: pristine~pure desire float
lullabies roam aspheric space
touches reached just out of scope

Brave: gravity glides on outspread wings
with the willow weeping sullenly low
blanket in balance a...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sullenly, analogy, nature,
Form: Free verse
This pill that make me sleep and takes away my dreams. 
It keeps my thoughts and leaves me disesteemed. 
Who doth have these rights, 

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Categories: sullenly, anxiety, dream, drug, sleep,
Form: Rhyme

Howls my heart in silence, a hymn of dispossession, 
  Prostrated at your dusky feet, defined inadequate 
And close my eyes in fruitless shame,...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sullenly, death, love, passion, heart, heart, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When Three Cousins Played
Three cousins played a “game’ of war
A map of Europe spread across the floor
No adults there to keep the score
As each of them wanted more...

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Categories: sullenly, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Ruminations on the Karmic Consequences of a Harvest of Sins
Weary, sluggish and silent with apathy and 
disinterest, I sullenly reflect and 

My thoughts—thick and heavy like 
molasses—painfully churn and swirl in 
and out of...

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Categories: sullenly, allegory, angst, depression, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Barracks
Germany, 1964

In barracks bare of beauty,
I lay restlessly in bed. Around, a rife
of lifeless characters
from some Saturday charade
sullenly invite me to their ghastly parade.
I merely...

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Categories: sullenly, angst, depression, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Melt Down
As ashen storm clouds brew above his head,
his furrowed brow denotes catastrophe. 
The lash of his tongue like fire brings such dread
a broken heart is...

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Categories: sullenly, child, fire, heart, hope, mother, son,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
The Rainbow Fable
He was a leprechaun who wore a silly shamrock hat
He incessantly counted golden coins by day, as he lazily sat
For a tiny fellow his belly...

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Categories: sullenly, fantasy, rainbow,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
My Darling Won't Have Her Fish Fingers
My darling won’t have her fish fingers,
She sullenly shuns her Big Mac,
She says that she’d rather eat legumes
(It’s some vegetarian crap).

She says she don’t want...

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Categories: sullenly, children, food, humor, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cerberus
Midnight, Cerberus roams across the sky,
Chasing stars and barking upon the fly.
Hound of thunder, cloud riding the air,
With three heads and snaky tail awry.

Lightening cracks...

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Categories: sullenly, horror, myth, mythology, nature, night, urban,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Ice Cancer
As I watched this disease begin the decay of my mother,
I saw that haunted horror had no eyes, but an evil heart.
We as a family...

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Categories: sullenly, body, cancer, death, health, mother,
Form: Free verse
The Novelist
'Twas the night of that particular evening whose noon-tide bade wondrous twilights and whose moon suffused in its consummated prophecy. Men perched themselves around balefully...

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Categories: sullenly, allegory, beautiful,
Form: Prose Poetry
A great artist is always before her time or behind it
As she clutched the embroidered paper, she wept, observing her tears sprinkle as they percussed the paper. Watching her droplets marinate, she was reminded of...

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Categories: sullenly, angst, art, lonely, loss,
Form: Prose Poetry
Do you see what we've done?
I'm so tired of all these mistakes
I've made a fool of myself
Shaking, trembling in a thousand quakes

You cried to me,...

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Categories: sullenly, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love,
Form: Lyric
When loneliness comes calling

Our window bids good morning 
as sunshine winks her delicate light,
cascading against crimson curves 
as the yearning spoon is stirred
and dawn shines past a moonlight...

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Categories: sullenly, absence, dream, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Black SUNSHINE
Dawn rises, and the Sun is Grey, again : One can hear the tears flowing.
The nakedness of the mighty Oak :  Withers : In...

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Categories: sullenly, death, faith, hope, lifedeath, light, cry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Come On In, The Water's Fine
You bought the ticket, so let's take a ride
I promise not to leave you unsatisfied
You may want a life vest and/or bear spray
And abandon all...

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Categories: sullenly, funny, humor, identity, silly, surreal, truth,
Form: Rhyme
That's Not My Elephant, Miss Ella
'That’s not my elephant, Miss Ella.  Get to tickets to Cairo tonight.'
I looked up from my desk, picked up the phone and sullenly said...

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© deb radke  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sullenly, funnyheart, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Blonde 'beauty'
no pun no pun no pun
well he says that i have won
does he see my hair in the sun?
it defines who really has won

it's him...

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© J. Dover  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sullenly, confusion, depression, forgiveness, friendship, girlfriend-boyfriend, song-cry,
Form: Rhyme
May I come in
A little flight takes off nearby
Oops! It does not drift into the sky;
A tailor bird delves into the nest,
feeds the chicks, the food best
So whenever...

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Categories: sullenly, animal, nature,
Form: Free verse

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Categories: sullenly, angst, betrayal,
Form: ekphrasis
We are sullenly mourning
For security from the demoralizing night
I am despairingly probing
For mercy to carry us back to our divine flight

We are all wishing for...

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Categories: sullenly, confusion, death, faith, fantasy, fear, friendship,
Form: Rhyme