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Best Surely Poems

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


Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: surely, god, life,
Form: Sestina



Grandpa
 


The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.

He gazed upon a...

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Categories: surely, childhood, loss, sadold, child, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: surely, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: surely, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member BIRTH
BIRTH

Once upon a moonlit night
There came a ray of magic light

That shone upon an orphan home
Where two small pumpkins left alone

To thirst and starve to...

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Categories: surely, halloween,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: surely, desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Honeymoon Serenade
Just as the moon rises each night
and even as snow is caressed by its light,
then glowing, I'll rise, becoming your dawn,
your curved sleeping form to...

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Categories: surely, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: surely, community, funny, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: surely, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Time Traveler - A Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to...

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Categories: surely, romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Dance To Love - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
 POTD 23rd June 2019

Maria Williams 
Presents

Dance to Love

A tribute to my Dad, the late - Wilfred Forbes

She danced with wild abandon
she danced without a...

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Categories: surely, romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: surely, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: surely, christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: surely, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Footprints
Frothy waves stretch to kiss toes
Hikers plodding sandy coasts
Leaving imprints on the shore

Who journeyed here, perhaps this morn
As the orange orb created dawn
Summoning sun worshipers

Footprints...

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Categories: surely, introspection, life,
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: surely, girl, people, rain, romantic, longing, kiss,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member JAN ALLISON has a Fan
JAN HAS A FAN


Jan Has no Tan

I once saw a gal called Jan
So sexy she made me ran
Straight to the vicar
Said marry us quicker
Whilst she...

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Categories: surely, beautiful, character, dedication, humorous, life,
Form: Limerick
The Peephole that is the Moon
An infinite door of midnight blue;
glowing peephole that is the moon.
Dare I look before turned to dust?
Yes, dear friend, I surely must.

In the midst, a...

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Categories: surely, faith, god, heaven, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surely, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Turnip and the Cabbage
A Turnip and a Cabbage
    are walking down the street.
This may seem a might peculiar 
    as they hadn't...

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Categories: surely, adventure, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Regret
Why I did it, I don’t know
Tornado of regret tortures my heart

On a moonless night, he approached 
Limping toward me as I pumped gas
Why was...

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Categories: surely, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mimes at My Funeral
When my time is done and I am finally laid to rest
I don’t want to be recalled as one who lived life depressed

So as I...

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Categories: surely, funeral, funny, humor, life, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: surely, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Put on Your Warrior Spirit
Don't let him sway you with his sultry rhymes
Don't let him woo and steal your heart away
Don't let him touch your soul with soulful lines
You...

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Categories: surely, strength, woman,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE
YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE


My dear Father God above the heavens high
ever loving and ever faithful in loving me
even though, I am...

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Categories: surely, christian, conflict, confusion, faith, feelings, god,
Form: Free verse