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Best Supplanted Poems

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


Premium Member The Dance of the Water Nymph
Despite the large orange flowering flame tree
That shaded my veranda, the summer heat was intense.
No amount of ice cold beer could quench my thirst.

A stone...

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Categories: supplanted, dance, fantasy, romantic love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Johnny Had A Girl
Johnny was my best friend through our early teenage years;
Wherever one of us went the other could always be found near;
Until he found a girlfriend...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supplanted, death, friendship, song-lyrichome, home, high school,
Form: Ballad
A Palindrome called Temptation
A Palindrome, also called Mirrored Poetry, is a poetry type not listed, so I put it under Free Verse.  If anyone finds a better...

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Categories: supplanted, addiction, change, forgiveness, identity, introspection, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Feral Frozen

     Ursus Maritimus ...

I entered your world in quietude, slipping through the granular, soft.
       ...

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Categories: supplanted, animal, appreciation, beauty, nature, snow, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Anglo-Norman arising
  the wealth of norman England is poised to grow
  towns enlarge, markets exchange, a fresh fertilising sprinkled culture
  kingdoms extend with...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supplanted, england, history, identity, immigration, language, people,
Form: Narrative



Lighthouse
Mute
but immutable.
Unmoving, unmoveable;
timeless, yet tireless.
Solitary stalwart sentinel
surveils undulating horizon.

Aberrant, achromatic clouds
pock-mark the skies, as distant
rumblings herald his adversary's
latest gambit in their age-old conflict.

The wrath of...

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Categories: supplanted, light, metaphor, ocean, sea, storm, weather,
Form: Free verse
Unflinching soul
I am worried 
I am in despair 
I am tensed
I am in low spirits

My song sounded melancholic 
My thought turned pessimistic 
My emotion became lifeless
My...

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Categories: supplanted, life,
Form: Rhyme
First Thoughts
Genial waves of warmth 
speak through gentle rays 
 
Awaken my senses 
the marigold sings her joy 
painted steps are born 
 
Fragrant juniper fill...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supplanted, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Manners Of Management -
They made mammon somethng measurable, mighty, & magnificent,
everywhere that labor, exchange, & entertainment exist monuments
to money, large and small,

the genesis was excess manufacture 
such as...

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Categories: supplanted, education,
Form: Didactic
A Poet's Lament for the Night
As twilight dims in western skies,
umbra’s odd and coppery band
gloams slowly cross the perished land.

Mystery to our wond'ring eyes,
this marvel now can be unveiled—
a shadow...

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Categories: supplanted, night,
Form: Rhyme
The Voyage of Life--Youth
Ruffling gold blooms and leaves, hue dimmed by time
A gilded frame holding a slice of life’s history
I’m drawn into the younger man, the vision sublime
Sailing...

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Categories: supplanted, art, journey, youth, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Disenchanted Muse
My muse did her fealty recuse
My honor she did stealthily reconnoiter
My discourse was grounds for divorce
Finding my writing no longer enlightening
My blithe parlance no longer...

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Categories: supplanted, funny, metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Heart Of Stone
Heart Of Stone

What a heart wrenching piece of news..
In today’s spread of daily news…
Boldly headlined ‘Mom: No Forgiveness”
It was about filial hurt and devastated dreams....

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Categories: supplanted, anger, betrayal, daughter, emotions, family, forgiveness,
Form: Narrative
There's No Taking Mom's Place
If for one week each man could be mother,
then men might think as mothers think.
	Could you stand the life
	Say of being your own wife?
Dirty dishes...

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Categories: supplanted, mother,
Form: Limerick
Open Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Open Letter to Thomas Jefferson

You sir, destination unknown, I dare
To address. A son of worthy causes  
For land vast in majesty and vast as
Vast...

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Categories: supplanted, america, character, patriotic, peace, political, society,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Talking to Myself
The Youth
Life lies ahead- every moment a delight of learning-
codes of existence- colors, manners, communication,
cachet, every sense guides our preferences, 
sunrise vs. sunset, seasons, beauty...

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Categories: supplanted, change, death, freedom, heart, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Commandment Battlement - Final Part -
A pawn for a pawn,a crown to crown,
whom is Master of this Lodge in town,
this I enquire while preparing the pyre for you to retire,
my...

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Categories: supplanted, engagement, lost, war,
Form: Epic
A REQUIEM TO MY PRECIOUS LEGS
A REQUIEM TO MY PRECIOUS LEGS: ELEGY TO MY PARENTS

FREE VERSE FOR MUM
My birth remark reads:
         ...

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Categories: supplanted, dedication,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Closer to you
Closer to you

As life would have it 
I met you by chance
Never thought you would give me 
a second glance
You even tried hiding from me,...

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Categories: supplanted, devotion, feelings, happiness, husband, marriage, soulmate,
Form: Lyric
My First Step
Wobbly I stood and wobbly I remain -

The sole  of my Soul untested and untried

Not trusting the firmament on which its stability stands.

So I...

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Categories: supplanted, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sing me to sleep
Sing me to sleep
 
Enveloped in your embrace,
Sing me to sleep.
From a hard day at the grind,
Grant me rest,
Cocooned in your warmth.
 
A rarity in...

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Categories: supplanted, cute love, devotion, emotions, happiness, song,
Form: Lyric
Scenes from History Vault
My mind is euphoric from scenes historic
Assyrian chariots innovative wheels bristling Mesopotamian plains
Paring the ranks of each, dated infantry formation
In Greece, anesthetizing anvil of the...

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Categories: supplanted, history
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When darkness falls
When darkness falls, in the hearts of men,
evil begins, with the machinations of sin.
Launching forth lies, in an embattled rage,
enemies,in conscious thought, condemn the sage.

The...

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Categories: supplanted, betrayal, blessing, courage, deep, evil, faith,
Form: Quatrain
Odious
An unloved woman
Is married to a mean ghost
She sees not nor feels.

Terrorizing her
And haunting another house,
He is like the wind.

Earth reels with tremblings
As his spirit...

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Categories: supplanted, girlfriend-boyfriend, husband, lost love, love, natural
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Avoiding the path to sadness
Avoiding the path to sadness

See the path
that never ends...

familiar ways 
just like a friend

winding slowly through
ancient memories...

pausing briefly
to disturb my ease

and inner peace...

that was dwelling...

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Categories: supplanted, anxiety, courage, dark, hope, memory, sad,
Form: Rhyme