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Best Surmising Poems

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

Premium Member The Fickle Fate of Friendship
Did you think my friendship fickle,
thus deserving of the sickle
did you think that it would wither up and die?

Did you think my friendship faded
thus transforming...

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Categories: surmising, appreciation, forgiveness, friendship, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Coffee House


The bliss of French-roast steam, arising,

gives me a moment to compose...

The thought of just one sip invites me

to close my eyes, and then transpose

It warms...

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Categories: surmising, food, life,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Where Do Poets Go
Where Do Poets Go

I cannot write a tribute for a friend
who left our Soup in recent history,
because I have not been here long enough
to fully...

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Categories: surmising, missing, poets,
Form: Blank verse
Quartz Glass Spaces
I love you without surmising 'why',
your passion sets pon dusky distances
betwixt & 'midst quartz glass spaces,
where scented phases astir moon glow
and impassioned fireside involvement
madly erupt...

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© Paloma P   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, dark, destiny, love, passion, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Passive Aggressive Innuendos
puzzles puzzles
they write in rhyme 
encrypted messages
poisoned in hate
guesses in the dark
unable to say the truth
play nice
yet still
there is the knife
Friendship taken for more
what awful...

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Categories: surmising, bullying,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Ginger Tea and Me --Alouette--
ginger surmising
the mood while rising
a sip for me, Bach and tea
a bench for a throne
liberates my own
connection with ivory

restless eyes draw closed
moments to compose
gingerly to...

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Categories: surmising, happiness, introspection, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Fifteen to Fifteen
From Fifteen to Fifteen,

All the love and memories and framed moments in between,
befitting we fell on artificial lovers holiday, you with brow the jaw
the hair,...

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© Toni Orban  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, break up, lost love, universe,
Form: Verse
The Wonderful World of Words
Within this realm I can converse
Palaver, prattle or parley
So many words from which to choose
A choice to winnow, will and weigh

With words I can tell...

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Categories: surmising, imagination, inspirational, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to the Failure of Modern Philosophy to Defeat Skepticism
Poor ol’ Pyrrho, he’s the hero
Of my somber poetry:
Couldn’t figure how to pick your
Core beliefs with certainty.

Bold Descartes, he got the party
Started with his Cogito.

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© Ed Morris  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, funny, humor, humorous, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
No Bigger Than A Baritone Horn - part II
Minimal involvement with extracurricular activity at Methacton
   limited to playing Baritone Horny within the band
   though marginal interest existed to maintain...

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Categories: surmising, age, angst, anxiety, character, childhood, cry,
Form: Free verse
You Do Not Like
You Do Not Like

When you find a feeling that is uncanny
Do you think manic depressive sanity
May seem so tried and also very tried
While your mouth...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, analogy, education,
Form: Couplet
Spring Is Coming Soon
Spring is coming soon  - and thank the Lord!
Resplendent blossoms renovate each tree.
It cannot get here quick enough for me,
Nor does it linger long....

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Categories: surmising, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red - Once Upon A Time
I never thought I was a princess
   only a child of the forest wild.

Arriving unexpected, 
    despite the hints along...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, grandmother, innocence,
Form: Rhyme
Catching Falling Stars in the Rain
Falling stars are always there,
we just don't always see them
and there I was, 
surmising for that shower

only a different kind of 
falling happened...


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© Kaye S-  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, absence, angst,
Form: Free verse
When the Reaper Rise's
In the Darkness, when the shadows surround, 
The light grows thin, the flame burnt down,

The Witching Hour draws near,
 The piercing shrill, of the harpies...

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Categories: surmising, death, life, philosophy, day, light, day,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Gemmed Realms
Odyssey emerging
Like an awakening dream,
Capitulation to its beauty…
To what realistically seems,
A grasping route of anticipation,
Fervor, and all that’s supreme,
A grasping route of blindness,
Where desires stream...


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Categories: surmising, introspection, life, people,
Form: Rhyme
dark magic
So I used the magic sort-of- black,
Put a crimp in his bowel, painful Jack,
Thoughts are deeds, but they hit back,
In your next life I’m advising.


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Categories: surmising, adventure, me,
Form: Ballad
Looked all around and started realizing
I was surrounded by a bunch of Trumpetizing
And after that I really started surmising
It all was traumatizing full of false...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, humorous,
Form: Couplet
The Most Important
The Most Important Thing 

A placid afternoon,  lazy Sunday  
When things seem to stood still
Reading my thoughts
About the most important thing before 


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Categories: surmising, love,
Form: Free verse
Keister and Easter
Keister and Easter

Will have to get off my kind keister; 
Write some more poems after Easter;
What I found in poem to be surprising 
was there...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Pictures in the mirror

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Categories: surmising, angst,
Form: Free verse
Wild Lens of Perception
How we view things-
Cast a sullen eye surmising
The pinnacle of doubt
Bullied into old stories
Those tactics at the polls
Megabank rolls, and a zombie catastrophe

Hear the winds...

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Categories: surmising, education, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ESCAPE PLAN

the sea, red,

the Lord’s mighty binoculars
he spies out the escape
(God always has a plan)

the waters tossing and turning
(as if in fitful sleep)
the waters were...

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Categories: surmising, bible, god, water, weather,
Form: Free verse
To Be Dying
To Be Dying

All of the many things he was now denying
While she continually just kept on crying
Love him how hard she had been trying
But each...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surmising, analogy, sad,
Form: Couplet
The Arizona Kidd 
The Path Of The Wind 

The Arizona Kidd hung up...

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Categories: surmising, brother, childhood, cowboy-western, faith, day, tree,
Form: Prose Poetry