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Best Supermarket Poems

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


Supermarket check-out
Had she looked back at me
Even for just a second ...
Our encounter might have been the stuff of tabloid frenzy. 
But she left quickly a...

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Categories: supermarket, absence, leaving, lost love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member OLD WOMAN IN THE SUPERMARKET
From my chap book, "Not So Serious"

‘Tradition demands respect for age.’
Proclaimed some ancient Chinese sage.
Ah, that is such a noble thought,
But wise old Chow he...

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Categories: supermarket, funnyold, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Black Cloak
It's like a black cloak around our world bringing misery and death
One scientist said "if it mutates you ain't seen nothing yet" 
If only the...

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Categories: supermarket, death, evil, goodbye, grief, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: supermarket, inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: supermarket, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A TRIBUTE


This is a well deserved tribute that I'd like to share
For those wonderful people working in our health care
Doctors, nurses, paramedics and admin staff too...

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Categories: supermarket, people, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
A Town He Once Called Home
Like a beacon on a hill
The white church steeple gleaming still
For all the many years gone past
It marks the path for home at last

Up and...

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Categories: supermarket, childhood, home, nostalgia, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
I do love food
>I do love food.

When I was young, food was rationed.
So much of this, or that, you were allowed.
Each person had a ration book for adults...

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Categories: supermarket, blessing, food, funny love, memory, peace,
Form: Free verse
Homelessness - You have the power to help us if you like
You all walk past me and you don't bat an eye,
Not even when you can see the pain in my cry,
You tar me with the...

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Categories: supermarket, abuse, allegory, betrayal, community, heart, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Serve Fish
The number of fish species comprises a very long list. 
However, one does not need to be an ichthyologist. 
Just go to any seafood department...

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Categories: supermarket, fish, food,
Form: Rhyme
POP
He fills me 
Like a supermarket
Bubble gum dispenser
With black eyes
Of condescension
Give me a dime
Eye will give you

A glance 

That will POP
Your bubble


6/12/12...

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Categories: supermarket, angst, depression, me,
Form: Free verse
la la di dah dah la
Earth dwelling mongeese are neither toys nor coins and pedalling backwards then forward is not considered the primary way of jet propulsion off a very...

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Categories: supermarket, allusion, baptism,
Form: I do not know?
Battered Shattered and Scattered
Mrs Gladys Wackjob:
“What the goodness is wrong with this hospital,
I receive better service in a restaurant.
You nurses sit there doing nothing while my
Husband is dying....

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Categories: supermarket, 10th grade,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Were Next
I believe this is a word of advice or warning
               ...

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Categories: supermarket, faith, family, history, life
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ficklebook
FB, ficklebook, fakebook, friendbook
In our modern world social media is king
A new way to communicate, a new look
It seems strange at times, a weird thing

Birthday...

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Categories: supermarket, computer, feelings, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dark Night Shopping

Faces come at me as stricken
as graveyard moons.

The supermarket hangs heavy,
laden as it is with neon anchors.
The aisles are runways for empty eyes,
a few sections...

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Categories: supermarket, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What it really means
A day when everything goes your way 
   I must be doing something wrong

when you do everything on your checklist
   Haven't...

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Categories: supermarket, day, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fleeting Freedoms
Elderly man’s fishing net hangs in his shed
The fish he caught in his backyard stream multiply
Net use was banned; he couldn’t afford a pole
Joy and...

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Categories: supermarket, philosophy, political, socialprayer, rights,
Form: Quatrain
Growing up
A kid goes from
lower kindergarten to
upper kindergarten...
but he's still a cute li'l
kid...

a student finishes
first year of high school
and moves on to the next
but he's still...

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Categories: supermarket, life, people, philosophy, student, kindergarten, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Week In Life
It is Monday, today is pay the bills and light shop.
All this after we have been for the morning run.
The dogs are always keen, they...

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Categories: supermarket, life,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Night Sky
I came out of the supermarket to be greeted
by the most amazing sky so stunning I stopped
and just stared navy blue back ground lined
by startling...

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Categories: supermarket, night, sky,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member A Tall Tragic Tale
On the day before Christmas, 1997 I was in a supermarket
Saw many people, I thought it’ll take long time to buy gifts
Christmas getting more and...

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Categories: supermarket, bereavement, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Daddy And His Little Girl


Sitting in my car in a supermarket parking lot

While Cathie was inside buying out the store

I watched the interaction between

A daddy and his adorable little...

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Categories: supermarket, love,
Form: Narrative
The First Thanksgiving

This is the story of the first Thanksgiving
The way things really took place
You remember, there were a bunch of turkeys
And Pilgrims from the human race

Now...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supermarket, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cantaloupes Can't Elope


I've heard that cantaloupes can't elope

It's against their moral code

And rhubarbs are NOT allowed to argue

I've heard that people sometimes turnip and pea

Not a very...

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Categories: supermarket, humorous,
Form: Narrative