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Best Surliness Poems

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


The Portrait Of A Sad Girl-Poem 2
Carol didn't have the elegance or the charming smile
of beautiful Mona Lisa...although being much younger;
perhaps she wasn't the wife of a wealthy man?
Considering her modest...

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Categories: surliness, art, dark, girl, sad,
Form: Rhyme



A LANDSCAPE COVERED IN WHITE
If hadn't been for the chill
which made me peak outside,
I could have missed out on the thrill
of seeing a landscape covered in white.


Far beyond the...

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Categories: surliness, animals, inspirational, nature, seasons, time,
Form: Rhyme
Wicked Cahoots
When he made
his first personal appearance
in the dirty alley
on someone else's rusty bike,
screaming along
in a cloud of dust
it rendered us all
speechless and motionless.
But I was...

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Categories: surliness, childhood, children, london, memory, mother, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
SHOULDN'T MY DAY BE INDULGENT AND BRIGHT
Awoken by the relentless noise
of the pelting raindrops,
frightened by the gusts 
of the bending treetops,
I face an uncertain day that can't offer
any sweetness other than...

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Categories: surliness, day, rain, sad,
Form: Rhyme
THE POSSESSIONS OF A YOUNGER AGE
Every boy has his toys,
and each girl her dolls;
and as they grow they are put away where light can't enter:
there in that closet, which often...

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Categories: surliness, adventure, childhood, family, husband, loss, mother,
Form: Sestina



Arcane Pedestals
Buried beneath the
Asphalt of soul,
Catapulted beneath sterile
Visages, where only the nothingness
Emerges,

Mocking hands of surliness,
Now drowning in the void of
Their ignorance,

As life slowly flinches and fades...

Buried...

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Categories: surliness, inspirational, introspection, life, mystery, philosophy, life,
Form: Free verse