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Best Sure Poems

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


Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: sure, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sure, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Because of You
I used to be naive, I used to trust
but then that trust just crumbled into dust
the world at large is so unkind, it's true
there is...

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Categories: sure, meaningful, truth,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Flo J Thomas A Walking Angel Gone
For the rose without season is you
Light between stars shine through your soul
Ocean of kindness whispers your name
Joy resides in those beautiful eyes
Treasure trove,a friend...

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Categories: sure, absence,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play

Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: sure, betrayal, break up, heartbroken, jealousy, lost
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member MY GARDEN
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: sure, beauty, butterfly, flower, garden, nature, senses,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: sure, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: sure, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: sure, me, metaphor, places, yellow,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: sure, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a unkempt demeanor. 
His salt and pepper hair had not 
been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sure, faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Ride
The old man looked a little out of place
Astride his pony on the carousel
A smile from yesterday across his face
As if he were entranced in...

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Categories: sure, imagination, memory, sad,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Some hearts can never be tamed
Once when my soul spoke,
you betrayed every word.
Then your tongue promised
to only sing with sincerity.

I danced for a brief while, 
lost in your angelic orchestra.
Until...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sure, angst, loss, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: sure, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: sure, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: sure, imagery, lonely, love, perspective, poetry, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Reverse Rant
"Rhyming poems have nothing of substance to say
They're childish! Ridiculous! Silly! Passe!

What's that - 'The Raven,' fine prose, you assure?
Pshaw, a talking bird is not...

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Categories: sure, humor, irony, poetry, writing,
Form: Light Verse
A Mathematical Uncertainty
Can you count the times you’ve crossed me
And divide it by the times you disrespected me
Then multiply that by the times you hurt me
And come...

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Categories: sure, confusion, love, me, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It Is Springtime In Heaven
It is now springtime in heaven
Sky is so blue...sun shining so bright
Beautiful flowers are everywhere
Angels are dancing...as the harps play

Here on earth...we scamper around
Sky is...

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Categories: sure, love, mothermissing, missing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member In Celebration of Mothers
I celebrate wonderful mothers 
who always put the needs 
of their children first,
the single mothers who 
especially must sacrifice 
to help their children survive 
and...

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Categories: sure, celebration, dedication, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiss the Rain
I'm leaving now, but here is a reminder
'Twill bring to you the days we walked through rain
So when you wish to feel my hand in...

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Categories: sure, girl, people, rain, romantic, longing, kiss,
Form: Quatrain
Kiss Loneliness Goodbye written by Tim Smith and Seren
I sit here and ponder the days that have past
The many loves that I had, that just didn’t last.
One really sticks out, wish I had...

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Categories: sure, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Happy Solitude, COLLABORATION WITH POET DESTROYER A
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: sure, nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Dear Quintain
Dear Quintain, how beautiful you are,
allowing us to paint the spacious sea or sky, 
landscapes, or nights’ celestial bodies beckoning from afar.
Even when my quill...

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Categories: sure, nature, poems,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Essence of love collaboration with Vijay Pandit
What is a man without the woman he loves,
searching for his lady like lonesome doves.
As his heart connects with the one he adores,
his soul will...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sure, appreciation, love,
Form: Rhyme