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Best Superfluous Poems

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


Black and White
Life as a child was full of hues,
Of sparkling reds and brightened blues,
‘Coz the distinction of color had not been made,
The foundation of racism had...

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Categories: superfluous, black african american, children, color, culture,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Weed and War
Did you know that weed is illegal because Nixon wanted to win a war?
Along with Henry Kissinger, who thrusted behind him, making his bum sore.

These...

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Categories: superfluous, anger, drug, political, prison, war,
Form: Couplet
What Is It To Be A Tree
What is it to be a Tree?
Do trees ever mind being so close ...so intertwined ?
Do they ever long for space as I do? 
Do...

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Categories: superfluous, beauty, love, metaphor, philosophy, relationship, tree,
Form: Free verse
In State
Barefoot on the paving slab chill, concrete
feet feel frostbite emanations in their callused souls;
rooftop mystique clamours silent slate triangles,
perched the stray cat observers, red-eyes smoking...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: superfluous, life, people, philosophy, places, social, ,
Form: Verse
Earthly Eden
On the cold wooden chair I sit,
Writing rhymes of youth.
The voice in the distance,
Pronounces me uncouth.

The ticks of the clock,
Taunt me shamelessly.
When will the bell...

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Categories: superfluous, inspirational, schoolme,
Form: Verse



A tribute to India's National poet
 Oh, my dear honorable poet!
Words recess when I write about you
 For, they start loving you

You were a sincere lover,
   when you...

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Categories: superfluous, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Writing on the Ground
A ventured stroll away from talk
taking in all superfluous detail
allowing it to fill my corrupted senses
an escape from the tedium
it invites me to escape from...

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Categories: superfluous, city, creation, environment, nature, perspective, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Mr. Lopez and Mr. Ayers
I flip the history of Bojangles
On a cool Sunday evening
Los Angeles coming down
A flow of oboes breathing
Through the lung of the street
The hobo not stopping...

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Categories: superfluous, friendshiplove,
Form: Free verse
A Brief History of Angels
In the history of medieval religious art
angels are assigned an important part.
Yet you’ll never see one depicted fat,
overweight or obese or anything like that
because they...

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Categories: superfluous, angel, humor,
Form: Didactic
Sunflower Summers
I miss marigold mornings 
with soft sunrises and perfumed wind 
whispering through willow branches 
and watercolour windows
to join the sultry scent of caramel coffee.
I long...

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Categories: superfluous, summer,
Form: Alliteration
UNDER THE FATHER LAND
 UNDER THE FATHER LAND
 We serve under the father land
 In huminity we render 
 Selfless services in cosmopolitanism 
 In peace-less and troubless...

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Categories: superfluous, abuse, betrayal,
Form: Pastoral
Overwhelming Vision
I have questions...
questions I seem to have stored in a jar
a collection seen as emptiness from afar
to these arcane corridors of secrets life has assured
My...

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Categories: superfluous, time, universe,
Form: Free verse
To a never receding echo
ODE  TO  A  NEVER RECEDING ECHO
For  Onyebuchi

Day  and night in an eternal combat.
A  truce : the eternal cycle of...

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Categories: superfluous, brother, death, death of a friend,
Form: Elegy
Lost Friendships By Satis Shroff
LOST FRIENDSHIPS (Satis Shroff)



When old friends

Go asunder,

What remains

Are memories,

Of moments

In tranquility.



When world tremble

And words shiver,

When lips vibrate

And nothing comes out

Of your larynx.



Just the uneasy

Breath from...

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Categories: superfluous, sad, sorrow, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - The Past Is Past -

A second passes ~ an eye blink
Do not sit there and memorize the past
Minutes ticking ~ they are history
As the hours go by and life...

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Categories: superfluous, destiny, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, Sereno and the Hausgast –XXXii Part Two

The duties of the Housekeeper in the U.K. par rapport au...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: superfluous, dedication, destiny, devotion, good night, loneliness,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member One Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures


One word is worth a thousand pictures

Wait a minute, don't think I've got that right

BUT HEY! That works too if that one word is LOVE

It...

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Categories: superfluous, love,
Form: Narrative
Cupcake Conundrum
Clanging and bashing 
The kitchen's in use
Daughters craving treats 
Allowed on the loose.

Flour, sugar, butter
All over the floor
Dusting the ceiling
Spread thru the drawers.

Seeking seclusion
Mum heads...

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Categories: superfluous, adventure, children, fun, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Of Offices and Orifices
Sordid tales your eyebrows tell
Insinuations start to sing
Things we all know very well--
Say, did you miss my wedding ring?

You’d do you worst right here and...

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Categories: superfluous, relationship, wife, woman, work,
Form: Quatrain
September Alliteration
Sweet September, see how splendidly she shines!
Subtlety submitting seasonal splendour, she
swamps summer’s splendiferous sights,
by stealthily shrouding splendid scenery, 
with suffused sensuous, sybaritic, scenarios!
Sublimely serene, she...

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Categories: superfluous, giggle, september,
Form: Alliteration
Me
Although I don't write in the deepest of fashion,
I try to relay my thoughts and my passion.

I try to help others to see through my...

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Categories: superfluous, on writing and words
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Political
It's not supposed
to be an easy subject
but with today's catastrophe

of government intrusion
into personal affairs
it was detrimentally

inspiring rustic entanglements
of superfluous verbiage.
It had to be reckoned with,

constructively...

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Categories: superfluous, america, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pause for a Replay
1. A satellite on me is so superfluous
b’cos even without it, you’ll see my flaws
my new adulthood on your eyes is a sty
as my every...

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Categories: superfluous, daughter, father daughter, life, song, spoken
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Wasted words of poetical incorrectness
                        ...

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Categories: superfluous, anti bullying, encouraging, meaningful, metaphor, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Shattered, Scattered, Trashed
Hello again Conscious, my dear friend
hello again dear mirror, my wake up call
hello again myself, it's too early for this but it needs to be...

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Categories: superfluous, how i feel, hurt,
Form: Bio