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Best Supine Poems

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

Premium Member Dear Gustav

Oh ...

Gustav, how you pique the senses
Captured passion's plural tenses

Lovers twined in percale folds
Caught supine with spattered golds

Porcelain dolls in fetal slumbers
Brushed, sublime, in tans...

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Categories: supine, art, beauty, history, humanity,
Form: Ekphrasis

Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain
Blissfully ignorant and supine,
Lost in the economy line,
voters don’t have a clue
that liberty is through.
Apathy dictates all else is fine.
People keep telling me how foolish...

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Categories: supine, political, people, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer Lover
Oh, summer sun, all winter I have missed
your stale hot breath upon my upturned face;
your tongue that seers my flesh as I unlace
the strings on...

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Categories: supine, love, nature, summer,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Twins Revenge
A. W. Nutter

Fog from my breath in the way
Temporarily impeding my vision
A small lamp, illuminates my prey
Unaware, of his impending execution

Rons wife, conveniently out of...

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Categories: supine, imaginationhusband, husband,
Form: Rhyme
Popcorn Music
Pop (corn) Music


It’s time to dance, time to tango
There’s a Canadian on the banjo
When he sees the guitar strings
Jack’s mirth grows soaring wings;
As he scans...

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Categories: supine,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Abandoned Cities


"Abandoned Cities"

Empty sentries standing firm
Vacant windows glistening
they sit with Poe, Van Gough and Edvard Munch all broken
waiting patiently...

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Categories: supine, holocaust, humanity, life, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano

"Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano"

Kisses long linger warm lips tasted intense
so sweet like cured Valencia Oranges
lips liquored triple sec not dry drunk on love

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Categories: supine, dream, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Moment, Most Rare
We merge ...
          I, rooted in your core

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Categories: supine, passion, sensual, soulmate, true love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Finding a Rainbow
He stood at the French window fascinated with the storm outside.
Thunder boomed as lightening formed serpents in the ebony sky.
There would be no rainbows beneath...

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Categories: supine, endurance, hate, love, rainbow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seventeen Is the Lucky Number
Lamenting sadness of my empath soul 
Ten supine feelings hit me hard and whole. 
The weeping willow of my heart so fine
Incidental weakness is truly...

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Categories: supine, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that...

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Categories: supine, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Snowflake
A crystal lattice so Devine
Slowly falling on earth supine
Surely we now must redefine
Our place in nature so sublime

Such elegant beauty a shrine
A crystal lattice so...

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Categories: supine, beautiful, nature, snow,
Form: Quatern
Stark Endings on an Autumn Wind
Burnished bronze, tarnished teal,
flare warnings yield to winds of steel.
Their urge to jump, to flee and hide
cuts off the warmth for suicide.

They leap and land...

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Categories: supine, death, loss, nature
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Vigil
The Vigil   (Octodil)

Late through the night
A flame burns oil.
He sits with weary eyes
In vigil by the bed.
She lies supine; soft is her breath,

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Categories: supine, death,
Form: Verse
Four Empty Walls
Pondering cromulent forms of love
I look around; down, then up combined, as
Scintillia of hope soothes my spine
Supine on mighty force of faith, for
My mine is...

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Categories: supine, allegory, art, blue, encouraging, faith, growth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Feeding the Ducklings
An only child on grandpa’s farm
I idly dream my days away
in hidden nooks or wooded glades
where elves and fairies go to play.

I race the wind...

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Categories: supine, childhood, happy, nature,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities

"Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities"

Heat rises slowly to rapture flames licking and teasing
Blue Ghostgums to stretch and crack wide open
as Fire spreads molten...

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Categories: supine, art, life, muse, psychological, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Insomnia
Sick lungs whispering secrets untold
Bones reveal tempo with aches and moans
The clock precariously loses time
Pipe in teeth, pen writes the rhymes

Sounds of shadows haunt the...

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Categories: supine, anxiety, imagery, loneliness, sleep,
Form: Rhyme
La Pieta
Then, he knew why he must hew
old memories from marble- 
emotions quarried from heart's slew- 
Oblique fight with his faith's garble

Cut block unfolds Christ, enthroned

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Categories: supine, appreciation, art, devotion, jesus, mother, son,
Form: Alliteration
Flaming Lips and Fingertips
With flaming lips and fingertips
casting words of cockeyed quips
behind a face powdered in white
preys a jackyll with teeth that bite

rouge on cheeks, evil guile at...

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Categories: supine, image,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Confetti


Dreams just dreams;

Sweet Neapolitan
Ice cream cool
Blueberry eyes
Strawberry Crush
lick cherry ripe red lips
cheeks flushed 
burning blushes 
desiccated life
before stealing a 
long kiss

you’re burning 


velvet skinned

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Categories: supine, love, magic, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Solitary Wanderer

I'm a solitary wanderer
Guided by the winds and the sol rays 
I roam through lonely valleys
Sipping from streams to streams 
Riding on cascade , up...

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Categories: supine, age, art, character, holiday,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Fallen Down
     My Angel, fallen ...

            Gossamer linen, violet lace

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Categories: supine, imagery, metaphor, muse, passion, sensual, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Captains and Cradles

Oh, My Dear Walter, how your words have slayed
          Humbled me, broken me, molded, remade

To taste...

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Categories: supine, appreciation, history, poetry, poets, tribute,
Form: Couplet
She Won't be Back
He thought he saw her again last night, but it’s just a
dream he keeps having. She won’t be back – he’s seen to that.
The gods...

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© L. Owens  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supine, absence,
Form: Free verse