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Best Surge Poems

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


Premium Member My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: surge, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Falling Like Leaves

Oh, how sweet Autumn air collars my heart
          The vapor of leaves, chill summer reprieves
 ...

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Categories: surge, autumn, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Still Waiting
You loved me just a little
You never loved me long;
But you gave my soul serenity
And gave my heart a song.

You loved me for a moment
I...

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Categories: surge, love, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Farmer and His Corn
The Farmer and his Corn


Snug and warm beneath the earth
The field awaits the coming birth
It holds the richness that they need
Provides the anchor for the...

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Categories: surge, introspection,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: surge, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member NAMESAKE
(Dedication: For Dave Wood)


Do follow feel, do simple write;
Align your flow, align your say;
Voice lines that heal, voice verse that cite;
Echo fond glow, echo fond...

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Categories: surge, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Letting go
Sitting upon the shore
time seems to move so slow.
Watching waves I adore
as reflecting stars glow

Tonight this night is mine
just me and the mute moon.
Tepid breeze...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surge, angst, introspection, pain, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows ------
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs;”  
               ...

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Categories: surge, autumn, death, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Storm is Brewing -----
A storm is brewing.
Heavy water laden clouds rise thickly,
the darkening sun plunges quickly
behind deep purple mountains,
hiding the gentle moonlight
that normally lights my erratic way.

I meander...

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Categories: surge, storm,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prayer for the Bahamas
With broken hearts we turn to You
Our tears cannot help those in need
To countless souls we bid adieu
And hope You listen as we plead

Bahamians need...

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Categories: surge, faith, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
High Tide
High tide
sadness billows
swells over me in waves
massive, silent, overwhelming
melancholy ocean engulfing me
flailing, drowning in emotion
or maybe I'm being
too dramatic
only-

It feels
that dramatic-
my universe slightly
out of orbit...

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Categories: surge, anxiety, bereavement, depression, emotions, grief, hope,
Form: Rictameter
Premium Member When Mount St Helens Blew Her Top
Where forests stretched for miles, and Spirit Lake
lay at its foot, there stood a rebel peak.
One day the earth beneath began to quake.
What havoc Mother...

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Categories: surge, mountains,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Springtime Song
Mother nature’s songs I cannot exceed 
Of the Whippoorwill out in open field
They partake of mother’s bliss free of greed
Birds and their songs give of...

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Categories: surge, naturebird, bird,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member When Scorpio Goes Dark

Antares' red glow bears firmly down
upon plush, chartreuse carpet
lying prone against the obsidian expanse,
blanketing sections of a remote 
blue sphere, purling,

spinning helplessly 
through distant time...

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Categories: surge, space, stars,
Form: Free verse
Poetic Waters
Hummed poetic waves,
Soothing whispers of the sea;
Calm reciting surge.
...

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Categories: surge, nature, sea
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I Practice the Art of Seduction
Day in, day out… I’m here
softly walking down 
the corridors of your mind
a seductress in search of the room
where you hide your heart

The train of...

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Categories: surge, sensual,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Breaking the Surface
A millstone around my neck
and weight about my feet
drag me down so deeply
that I’m being pulled toward something. . .  
something from a darkened...

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Categories: surge, allegory, hope
Form: Free verse
Greatness Calls!
Its whispering gentle 
 through breeze to leaves
rustling each to a frenzied clamor
 Can you hear the heightened sound?
Inaudible then so loud...so Loud!!
  So...

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Categories: surge, uplifting
Form: Free verse
THIRSTY SEA (Slightly Mature Content)
the indelible scent of ecstasy filled their auras
with the fragrance of lovemaking spent and
aroused passion anxious to be tasted then
devoured…skin forged on skin…a magical collaboration
of...

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Categories: surge, passionpassion,
Form: Free verse
Stand by me my Lord

                        ...

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Categories: surge, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Oceans Door
Dare we wade these tempered shores
less fear of what the next wave brings
a tidal rush playing fates encore
with the music of a thousand wings

This last...

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Categories: surge, analogy, hope, ocean,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Beyond the Breakers
In shallow waters, I look out to sea.
Small waves are lapping, giving me a sting 
upon my legs with their frigidity.
My body, with my thoughts,...

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Categories: surge, dream,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Novembersummer
Midfall and nearly all the trees
Stand brown as broken sticks
Against a sky of impossible blue
And I in shirtsleeves a-walking go,
With love and longings my companions
Kicking...

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Categories: surge, introspection, mystery, nature, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Inherent Swimming
Stepping past the crater towards your door,
     I am reminded of warm days
surrendered in flowery abandon while
     brushing against cool veins of
leafy promise, requiring only the slightest
     compassion...

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© John Weber  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surge, nature, war
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In A Nude Mood Of Bittersweet Interlude

Romanticism descends an unbridled staircase

stripped bare and unleashed

passion in supple nudity

tiptoes down my spine

burning in its yearning, softly unveiling

tingling every naked nerve with a sudden...

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Categories: surge, emotions, longing, love, memory, missing you,
Form: Free verse