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Best Sunned Poems

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

One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: sunned, color, green, holiday, imagery, march, nature,
Form: Verse

Premium Member It Must be Hard
It must be hard
To carry it around
That load of hate
Weighing on your heart
A powder keg
Waiting to explode

You pretend it isn’t there
But now and again it...

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Categories: sunned, hate, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Here I Am

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, life
Form: Free verse
The Blacker The Berry

Misconception dims the path that leads her brown Clay
To shallow waters where she can never float like a butterfly but always stings...

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Categories: sunned, africa, body, mirror,
Form: Blitz
Forgotten Music

Oh, how did I forget flecked fields of white
where fairest petals synchronized their dance,
and beauty’s cadence sung to ears romance,
as Monet’s clouds rose lilting notes...

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Categories: sunned, dream, imagery, music, nostalgia, romance, ,
Form: Sonnet

The Hot Mom and The Pool Boy - A Poetrysoup Collaboration
The day was long and she was spent
off to the pool our hot mom went
asked for some lotion
and dreamlike potion
drifting away she was content

Before to...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, fun,
Form: Limerick
T h I n
T      h      I      n

Thin girl
What are they selling you
In those...

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Categories: sunned, food
Form: Free verse
Tidal Zone
Some kids went on wild safari 
others sunned in Côte d'Azur 
but we stayed home to ‘summer’ on
our driftwood beach with rope and hammers
nails and...

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© Soulfire  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, life
Form: Personification
Premium Member From a Deck Chair
Beyond the mystic and blue water purl
  I watch in motion season's changing guard;
and rising ocean drafts the far depths swirl
  up silica...

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Categories: sunned, beauty, change, spring,
Form: Sonnet
The Mermaid
While sailing out on morning’s tide
A mermaid on a rock I spied
She was a lovely half-fish girl
With a necklace made of whitest pearl

She smiled and...

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Categories: sunned, fantasy, funny, happinessfriend, me, lost, friend,
Form: Rhyme
each thing living on
Murdth ‘sorbs water chiefly wet
backards of arid-
zona an’ the holmby hills’ 
chlorine romp ponds drawing the

scant as blue blood for
the thirsty altar...

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© H MANTEL  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, satire, water, water,
Form: Tanka
Snakes of Summer
Snakes of Summer
All summer I saw them
as they scurried in front
of my whirling mower blades.

Some of them evaded the
metal blades. 
The slower ones were...

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Categories: sunned, allegory, animals, death, introspection, life, loss,
Form: Free verse
Once A Buyer At The Liar
he sold a lot from lies he told
the same he sold to men of old:
for him to sell
some lies we tell.
Goods like leaves sunburn unrooted

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Categories: sunned, change
Form: Rhyme
This SoothSayer's Warning - 2018
Dire prognostications 
(terrestrial inhabitants blithely heeded)
with contemporary age
fortune tellers foretell day of (w)reckoning,
sans total mortal kombat annihilation

when human (and many) other innocent species
(stalwart cockroach adept...

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Categories: sunned, age, conflict, death, destiny, fear, horror,
Form: I do not know?
Kisses Under A Midnight Moon
The sea was calm as I have ever seen
A slight western breeze chilled
My over sunned cheeks
It wasnt last call at the Cabana
But it was for...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, love,
Form: Free verse
Sitting By the Pool Until the Devil Drops By
For an instant we are sunned and golden, lounging by the pool,
An arch suspended like a bridge, or cathedral, above our satisfaction,
And while eyes behind...

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Categories: sunned, death, destiny, dream, evil, fear, life,
Form: Free verse
Jostling with ubiquitous crocuses 
First leaves in forest, farm, or home
First greens of spring reveal 
The most eager petals I know -
My springtime “friend”...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sunned, creation, flower, garden, green, inspiration, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Moving on from the Gardern
On a dawn of October twenty ten, 
A sap was planted in a beautiful garden 
Watered by a mentoring community 
Nurtured by fertile soils of...

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Categories: sunned, farewell, integrity,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Daffy O' Dill
I spotted her from far away 
a thin tart
Very svelte in a form 
fitting long green gown
Her face shrouded by 
a rather large
Buttercup yellow...

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Categories: sunned, april,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Deferred Dreams Become Blurred Visions

(Apropos of Hughes’s Proverbial Question)

What happens when rotten strange fruit…
Hanging from trees of auction block wood
Become stinking pieces of black flesh…dried blood
Putrefying in murderous streets…?


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Categories: sunned, allegory, black african american, dream, grief,
Form: Prose Poetry

A day to drive,
Coolant sunned,
Last leaves scattered,
On a pedal-fly, 
Ignition lust,
On mother-piston,
Pointed beams like bone fingers,
I sit upright alone,
Dark storm racing,
Lightening spoken to.
Weary of the...

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Categories: sunned, peopleday, day,
Form: I do not know?
You and I
                      You and I

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Categories: sunned, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Shadowed Street Corners
My love, you have disappeared
Where have you gone? I cry 
I have shed a thousand tears

I search for you in every face
On shadowed street corners

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Categories: sunned, angst, depression, lost love, sad, heart,
Form: Rhyme
This Damed Family Man - Sad Commentary
This Damed Family Man - Sad Commentary

The personal issue asper role
     of fatherhood, I did address
in psycho therapy

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Categories: sunned, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
My Last True Love I Have Found

My Last True Love I Have Found
By Rick Rucker

My last true love I have found,
Amazing, as I was lying on the ground

As the previous one...

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Categories: sunned, lovehappy, words, me, lost, happy, life,
Form: Couplet