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Best Sunburned Poems

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


Premium Member A Sunburned Eye


Did you ever see a fly with a sunburned eye
Or a tiny mosquito that consumed a whole pie
Whatcha been smokin'
Your brain is erodin'
Better come down,...

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Categories: sunburned, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Summer Camp Souvenirs
When I got home from camp today,
My parents almost died.
They asked me how I got this way,
And here's what I replied:

"This little cast from heel...

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Categories: sunburned, childhood, humorous, parents, vacation, youth,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Tango Teasing
One swift move tempting
 sunburned curls to find 
     a whole new place
     across her face
           around vanilla shoulders
dress...

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Categories: sunburned, beauty, dance, music, together, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Haiku X 16 Kissing In The Rain -

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Categories: sunburned, kiss, love,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Summer Fun - The Beach Story
Summer Fun - The Beach Story


The seashore is a wondrous stage, for in the sun's delight,
I sit and watch a play unfold—it's there within my...

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Categories: sunburned, beach, humor,
Form: Couplet



Wearing Depends In the Deep End
I am whatever you say I am 
currently I'm the eyes of the world
it's what they discovered when
daddy tied a pork chop around my neck...

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Categories: sunburned, deep, education, gender,
Form: Free verse
Embers

Embers
I watch the dull fire glowing red and hot, 
my face feels sunburned and my eyes are tight.
I look into the shadows, at the others...

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Categories: sunburned, bereavement, feelings, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Summer in the Desert
Summer in the Desert

He thrusts his chest
and breathes his fire
upon our sunburned faces,
the summer dragon
never tires
of scorching hot embraces

Black eyes turning skin to cinder,
his tongue...

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© Judy Valko  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunburned, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Nothing to Fear from the Dark
 
There is nothing to fear from the night.
It is just the sky lacking sunlight.
One side of the planet is away from the sun.
I hope...

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Categories: sunburned, nature, places, urdu, night, night, planet,
Form: Rubaiyat
Beach Night
Sunburned children warm the black-wrapped Boardwalk

Illuminating graffitied women billowing white smoke into the sky

Midriffs sail by searching for the next lighthouse

That sells cheap lights and...

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© John Floyd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunburned, beach, night,
Form: Free verse
Torn tendons atop the totem
Spiked and skimmed to be slim 
as I watched her down the street 
I heard that laughter that I feel

Tired tendons failed to hold onto...

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Categories: sunburned, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer Fun
One hundred feet of yellow plastic,
that's how long it seemed to me.
Stretching from the picnic table,
on past that grand pear tree.

Water flowing from a garden...

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Categories: sunburned, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dysfunctional Dignity -
I can see us now Luv,
pettin ponies, musing in warm moon light,
free versin in satin style, a smile born from genuine form,

Two hearts too stubborn...

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Categories: sunburned, love hurts,
Form: Epic
First Impression
Please do not hold me within those claws of unworthiness
As if your judgment alone DEFINES me!
Get out of here, you little baby,
You don’t recognize what’s...

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Categories: sunburned, anger, character, emotions, feelings, how i
Form: Dramatic monologue
Lost Days Of Summer
I watched on her journey; the one she’d make alone;
Down roads of pain and solitude on toward her final home.
My mind went back those many...

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Categories: sunburned, friendship, journey, summer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 35
Damn it!
Crouching low on the ridge with Joseph and Rubin we see
that twenty horses or more are grazing with a group of Indians in the...

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Categories: sunburned, adventure,
Form: Epic
Premium Member As Big As Your Eye


Ever seen a mouse
As big as a house
Or a fly as big as your eye
How bout a bee
With a sunburned knee
Or a turkey that sniffles...

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Categories: sunburned, fantasy,
Form: Quatrain
Death Mask
Death Mask

The man lay quietly prone as if sleeping,
All earthly cares laid aside for safe keeping.
A hushed silence with amplitude filled the room,
Pungent incense wafted...

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Categories: sunburned, death,
Form: Elegy
Sitting in the Shade of a Dyvi-Dyvi Tree
Sitting in the Shade of a Dyvi-Dyvi Tree
Enjoying the breeze, my book on my knee.
Watching the smiles of the sun-seekers glee, 
As I sit in...

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Categories: sunburned, beautiful, vacation,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member summer memory --sandcastles--
 .

                    sunburned, sleeping child--

 ...

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Categories: sunburned, childhood, happiness
Form: Haiku
Riding Route 66 with the Wind on our Faces
The bike was loaded and packed
The duffle bag strapped to the rack
The air was crisp when we started out at dawn
In the early morning hours...

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Categories: sunburned, memory, travel,
Form: Rhyme
The Castaway and the Scribe
Silent in a sturdy mountain shelter, she scribed
About the castaway who lived in her mind
Worn rebel looks, tall and slender
Flaxen hair, blue jeans and leather
Sunburned...

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Categories: sunburned, blue, love, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Our Thunderous Silences
High school:
A cacophony of deafening personalities,
Everyone racing,
Competing,
Fighting for individuality
In the midst of a war
That cannot end.
If we had nothing to battle,
What would we do
With our...

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Categories: sunburned, high school, imagery, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Might Be From Outer Space


Did you ever see a cow with a green eyebrow
Wow! Hope you sought some help
Did you ever see a llama, wearing pink pyjamas
Something more serious...

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Categories: sunburned, humor,
Form: Quatrain
the black cross

I SPOT a lofty black cross
Standing conceitedly on a rock-strewn mount,
Where nothing akin to a tree can be seen,
Murky clouds hovering over it,
It is on...

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Categories: sunburned, loveme, me,
Form: Free verse