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Best Sunbaked Poems

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


SUNBAKED SIDEWALK
It was there 
        within a crack
of a sunbaked  sidewalk
--a beaten trampled upon path
that i placed my...

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Categories: sunbaked, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse



Ocotillo
A sunbaked pile of dead sticks in the ground
I’m a divine oversight, it would seem
Hundreds of long spines poke out all around
Yet inside resides a...

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Categories: sunbaked, beauty, flower, nature, spring,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Me and my Bike
Beneath a perpetual sky
Longing to perceive nature’s sigh,
In lanes of sparkling morning dew
Before ‘Draughton village’ we view.

Thunder lightning hoarfrost and hail
Sunbaked days when coasting the...

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Categories: sunbaked, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
SENSITIVITY
SENSITIVITY

They’re all ignored by us, but they have feelings too :
A black  gravestone  in  New York, down in the world, 
Recalling its...

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Categories: sunbaked, funnynight, old, beach, feelings, night, old,
Form: Free verse
THE BEACH ENTERTAINER
Miles of broken, sunbaked seashells,
resembling pieces of porcelain of lesser value,
lying across a populous beach subdued by misty blue,
as hungry sea-gulls pounce the fiddler's crabs..


The...

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Categories: sunbaked, beach, character, funny, hope, inspirational, love,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member WATERFALLS, RIVERS AND DROUGHT
WATERFALLS, RIVERS AND DROUGHT

The frenzied forces of cold, icy streams
detonate explosively on the rocks below.
Their rapid currents wreak havoc 
on logjams caught in crevasses beneath
the...

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Categories: sunbaked, creation, earth, environment, mountains, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse
Miasma Ripening
Miasma  Ripening
                by Odin Roark

The chaff of greed
Feeds the...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunbaked, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
African Autumn
Finally its October
The harmattan is coming
I can perceive it
Now the African autumn has arrived
The harvest is drawn nigh

The next morn
You see the trees adorned
With blending...

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Categories: sunbaked, africa, autumn, nature,
Form: Free verse
Wind of the Prairie
Warm air dances in the prairie
In a hot sunny day 
Arid smell comes across the barbed wire
To harm my mind
Relaxing under the evergreen
Viewing the heat...

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Categories: sunbaked, dream, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Duel At Cripple Creek
It happened on one autumn morn
The bright sun raked the sky
The two men stood and faced each other
One of which must die

The wind blew down...

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Categories: sunbaked, conflict, death,
Form: Cowboy
Haiku 8
lubed flesh marinates
ocean spray greases white flesh
sunbaked bodies steam...

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Categories: sunbaked, nature
Form: Haiku
Memoirs of a washroom
Sunbaked entrance steps and climbers amidst,
lay the washroom secluded.
Door opened to reveal its acrid smell.
Provoking minds to give thoughts a space.

Anxiety,apprehensiveness,shrills and thrills,
laughter to sarcasm...

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Categories: sunbaked, imagery, teen,
Form: Light Verse
faded roses
faded roses on the wallpaper
leaves bent back in an imagined wind
fingerprints of a thunderstorm cling to the wet image
she says it was a lovely thought...

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© mark junor  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunbaked, beauty, childhood, dream, growing up, mystery,
Form: Free verse
MELLOW NOON
days of benign stealth
lawns, gardens, orchards drink to my health
the road's been unkind
well it's gone, it's flowed on behind

let me recline in this boon
mellow noon
the...

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Categories: sunbaked, forgiveness, friendship, happiness, health, hope, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Depleted by Tomorrows
Sunbaked to crisp this rag your hand enriched,
Hangs on a wire exposing tattered thread,
Rung-out depleted by tomorrows switched,
Lifeless without you, left, now lonesome bled.
Days wiped...

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Categories: sunbaked, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
The Braile of Cobblestone
The Braille of Cobblestone

 
Keeper of darkness,
of auras reaped from high seas,
vast is your harvest
of earth rumblings beset by molten tears
to charred obsidian made hard...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunbaked, change, history,
Form: Free verse
May I Tango Mr May O
She was smoked salmon so spread
Like his creme of the crop
Smoking hot circles 0-0 0_No-No
The points… Dots and shoe size petite–
The whole website To love...

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Categories: sunbaked, angel, appreciation, art, confidence, desire, fantasy,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Fish Tale



Scales hardened over her skin
a condition called ichthyosis vulgaris

ik-thee-O-sis vul-Ga-ris

fish disease

(the ‘vulgar’ means ordinary
but at its worst
it is far from common).

She bled where the plaques...

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Categories: sunbaked, poverty,
Form: Blank verse