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Best Suppertime Poems

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


In the Morning, Evening, and at Suppertime
Sugar and honey
both taste sweet to me.
In a melody
from a past decade,
that made the Hit Parade,
three sisters sounded sublime.
They had honey in the morning,
and also...

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Categories: suppertime, music, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Suppertime
A golden eagle soars above the craggy mountain range; his shadow looms darkly.

Unsuspecting prairie dog, walks alone…

Oops!  No more; eagle takes home his supper.

...

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Categories: suppertime, animal, bird, earth, food, image, imagery,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: suppertime, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cereal Killer
Cereal Killer

The story of his life
a made for TV thriller.
Title in blood red
life of a cereal killer.

He don’t want no fried eggs
or peanut butter toast.
He...

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Categories: suppertime, addiction, crazy, fantasy, funny, imagery, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Resurrection
The dead still walk
within our memories,
and breathe 
and smile 
and talk
inside that strange preserve we keep,
a room still redolent with life
above the boxes where they...

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Categories: suppertime, faith,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Pasta
My mother was an excellent cook, not fancy but home cooking,
              ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppertime, childhood, family, feelings, food, memory, religion,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Don't Be Afraid, Little Ones

		I see a footbridge high above a gorge.
		One bannister is gone; the other lies
		on narrow rotting boards. Rough waters surge
		beneath this passageway that creaks and...

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Categories: suppertime, angel, children,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Two Old Red Tractors, Both Are Broken Down
Two Old Red Tractors, Both Are Broken Down

Two old red tractors, both are broken down
on a small dusty farm, outskirts of town.
Dawn comes early, no...

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Categories: suppertime, endurance, family, farm, heart, hope, life,
Form: Sonnet
The Beat Of Life Goes On


Mom got up early and is in the kitchen
Preparing the breakfast for everyone
Dad's still in the bathroom and is shaving
And the beat of life goes...

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Categories: suppertime, children, family, father, life, mother, school,
Form: Quatrain
Stupid Rhyme
I love you in the morning,
I love you in the evening,
I love you at suppertime,
I love you so much,
I wrote this stupid rhyme....

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Categories: suppertime, funny, love, love,
Form: Free verse
A Big Bowl of Things
A Big Bowl of Things

I gulped down a big bowl of soup,
I could've sworn it had assorted letters of poems
that spelled villanelles and palindromes!
It was...

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© MC MC  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppertime, confusion, funny
Form: Rhyme
Snow Day Memories
Do you remember the thrill of excitement you felt when waking up and finding out it was a snow day?

You were impatient for breakfast to...

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Categories: suppertime, fun, holiday, snow,
Form: Free verse
Hopeless Nomadic Part 2
Cold nights and tree lights taught him to forget home.
He’s mellow tonight though, no telling what goes unknown.
He packs light and steps heavy and taps...

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Categories: suppertime, dark, imagery, journey, lost, moon, pain,
Form: Rhyme
OLD AGE IS NOT FOR ME
I stare at birds flitting branch to branch chirping happily
but birds flitting branch to branch don’t touch me anymore
my calloused senior feelings come more frequently...

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Categories: suppertime, anxiety, death, desire,
Form: Free verse
Nature Part 1

I woke up to the sun a-calling me
Got dressed and went outside to take a leak
No worries, folks are many miles from here
My neighbors are...

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© ben burton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppertime, animal, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Little Hands
Little hands, folded, praying suppertime grace,
Little hands, laughing, caressing my face
Little hands, gluing, covered in paste
Little hands, sticky, fixing a vase
Little hands, strumming, trying to...

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Categories: suppertime, childhood, devotion, family, children, happiness, hope,
Form: Monorhyme
When Passion Comes Again
There is quiescence, peace.
Flipping through the pages of memory
as I rest in my recliner, there is wonderment as well.
There are the stops at moments when
I...

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Categories: suppertime, body,
Form: Free verse
A puppy's dream
A puppy's dream
I go to bed at night. I lay my little head in my bed.
I start to dream the day away.
Bacon in the morning,oh...

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Categories: suppertime, dog, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Doctor's Waiting Room
I arrived early today for the appointment made months ago,
And began the interminable wait to see the medico.
When I checked in it was already half-past...

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Categories: suppertime, funnyme, me,
Form: Rhyme
I came from the country
I come from the country,I'm proud to say, 


Playing with rocks in the creek,half of the day. 


Watching my grandmother wash clothes on an old...

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Categories: suppertime, people,
Form: Rhyme
Hotel Pantomime
Check into the Hotel Pantomime
Hospitality cloaked; words a crime
Dressed with gestures, emotions to prime
Tap your bellhop, then gleefully toss him a dime
Forthwith, the receptionist summon...

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Categories: suppertime, on writing and words, places
Form: Rhyme
Unselfish Prayer
When you're tired pray for the weary
For their strength to carry on
If you're lost and your path's uncertain
Pray the lonely will find their way home

If...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppertime, faith, family, inspirationallost, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Yesteryear
Where is Yesteryear?
The simple life was good
In yesteryear people had respect for all things
In yesteryear we talked to each and everyone
It was a time that...

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© Pat Quinn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppertime, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Outside In
Old fellow 
of the soft and brittle bones
there on the front porch 
upon your creaking throne 
What do you make of this? 
Is it the...

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Categories: suppertime, confusion,
Form: Free verse
My Home Virginia
Carry me to my home Virginia
Headed south through Arlington
We can stop off in Manassas
On our way to Lovingston

Take me back to the Peaks of Otter
Let's...

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Categories: suppertime, history,
Form: Rhyme