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Best Supporting Poems

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


Premium Member Retired
Throw me high, higher still
Let me breathe again, 
Let me gain
height, I will
Live, smile, laugh, be filled
        ...

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Categories: supporting, dance,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Spoonful of Rice
(This is a universal story of mother’s sacrifice for their children, be it material, emotional, or intellectual.)


It was during the Korean War
Father was taken away...

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Categories: supporting, love,
Form: Free verse
Precious Gifts of Love
God/Jesus
Loving, Good
Saving, Blessing, Guiding
King, Lord of Lords,  Savior, Creator
Teaching, Leading, Fishing
Powerful, Almighty
Father

Father
strong,  industrious
building ,  directing , sacrificing
family head, director,  leader, manager
hardworking,...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supporting, devotion, father, love, mother, religion,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member Sending Waves Touching Beautiful Always
She who sends waves touching beautiful warm and gracious words
Draws bright sunshine smiles in our hearts as they sing in her grace
Flowing from the heart...

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Categories: supporting, appreciation, courage, dedication, devotion, inspiration, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member VietGodnam
VietGodnam

The red white and blue
Not always right, but always true
Men of valor
Men of the draft
Men of the poor
Men who spilled their blood for country

Those who...

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Categories: supporting, dedication, heartbroken, loss, pain, remember, war,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Doctor Ram: The Soup's Golden Voice
our beloved brother from India
Dr. Ram’s words are better than gold

board his magic carpet
woven with wit, intellect and insight

soar through sagas steeped in mythology
captivating revelations...

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Categories: supporting, dedication, peoplewords, work, work, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What's fair is fair

What’s fair is fair

I walked into Macys Department Store the other day
thinking I’d buy a few items for the summer
I entered on the first floor...

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Categories: supporting, fashion, humor, men, women,
Form: Free verse
Escaping Humanity
Feeling the desolation, of smothering air
Hemmed in by crowds; the obliqueness of fear
Throng of the city and no sight of the sun
Incessant noise and the...

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Categories: supporting, change, conflict, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ENVIOUS HEARTS







Envious hearts would never be lovers of truth and justice but devotees to falsehood and injustice!*







(c)  Demetrios Trifiatis
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Categories: supporting, abuse, jealousy, truth,
Form: Monoku
Orogenic Kiss
Rising from sylvan embraces
solitude
of the wild, wild wood
hunger burning deep within these
caverns and temples
within my misunderstood being;
haunted by you
touched by you
satisfied only by the
sweet nourishing...

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Categories: supporting, love
Form: Free verse
The Christmas Card
Christmas day so full of joy,
putting a smile on my face.
Inspiring your eldest boy
with love. I say grace

I am fortunate to have
a mother like you.
No...

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Categories: supporting, motherlove, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A MOTHER'S LOVE


My child,
As you climb
Life’s journey
To the best of my ability
I will have your back
And steady your ladder
Always I will encourage you
So whenever you look back
You...

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Categories: supporting, encouraging, future, growing up, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Cannot Hide
 

Always Lamentable

You can run but you cannot hide!
For the face of God watches all
your fiddlings.
And is furious over baby killings.

You can write all the most
moving...

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Categories: supporting, abortion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Touch My Heart
You have reached to touch my heart
Taken the time to listen and care
Special moments embrace me to share
Bridging the gap when we’re apart

You have listened,...

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Categories: supporting, appreciation, heart, meaningful, thank you,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member I Will Be Leaving The Soup For A Short While

How do you define love?
I mean what is it really,

How can I feel so much love for so many 
people here that I barely know 
...because I...

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Categories: supporting, farewell,
Form: Prose
My Mother's Ears
The voices of my present state and feelings echo
down into my mother’s sympathetic ears,
They resonate…in no barriers, she decodes
with her warm understanding and great love...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supporting, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AND YET
AND YET?

If one short word could describe Betty, it’s fun
Gregarious, though seemingly loaded, falls short
You’d have to hear her laugh,
Have to see that lovely face...

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Categories: supporting, introspection,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member True Love Ways
True love is
Getting up early every morning in the freezing cold
To go to work to provide 
For the kids and the love
Who was sleeping by...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supporting, love,
Form: Free verse
Tree, Roots and the Light
Tree  Roots  and  the Light 


The tall Tree was Flying, its leaves high in the sky,

Trying to go beyond the flying kites,...

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Categories: supporting, allegory, inspirational, tree, light, flying, light,
Form: Free verse
Forbear
Love in a salted wound
I could wait months, or years for 
Finality
For absolute seizure, by your fingers upon my blighted heart
I speak in words like

Devotion
Desire

But...

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Categories: supporting, sad,
Form: Free verse
FIG TREE, NEW YEAR'S DAY
Our fig in January, entirely denuded now
like my heart in your absence, is but
more beautiful, if possible, in its seasonal
solemnity than in summer's exacting extravagance.
The...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: supporting, naturewinter, winter, new year,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Any party
Supporting killing children 
they will never ever get my vote again 
when you abort a baby 
your aborting God from your life 

Non-christian parties
now they...

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Categories: supporting, abortion, baby, betrayal, corruption, evil, fathers
Form: Political Verse
A candle on the sea
For you I'll make an ocean
Where you'll never have to hide
I'll fill it with devotion
And pour love upon the tide

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Categories: supporting, devotion, friendship
Form: Quintain (English)
Why Vote?
why are our tax dollars being spent on crippled
and paralyzed drug hoods?
why are we supporting teenage girl having babies 
and not trying to do any...

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Categories: supporting, introspection, life, philosophy, social, voice, political,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Deserts
Vast dust bowls surrounding the land
barren barely supporting any life
Stark and so bleak, just sand
sand as far as you can see

Wicked winds churning up
forever changing...

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Categories: supporting, earth, sun,
Form: Verse