Best Surnames Poems
Below are the all-time best Surnames poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of surnames poems written by PoetrySoup members
Inlets and Islands
surnames, history, inspirational, people, places
Amidst these inlets and islands
Lies a land of a patriot nation
Where clans decree their might
Together in mixed relation
From the Lowlands to the Highlands
Family names of...
MY MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT
surnames, humorous, me, work,
I worked in an Insurance office and loved my job
But the manager was an idle fat slob
He’d put in expenses sheets for work he hadn’t...
THE SPIRIT OF A SLAVE
surnames, baptism, bereavement, black african american, death,
Where did all those black people go in Black History such as W.E.B Dubois,
George Washington Carver, Sojourner Truth,and...
What's In My Name
surnames, education, england, history, jobs, society, wisdom,
What’s in my name? It’s Candler,
A name as old as English tax.
If you’re of English descent, yours may be too.
Let us take a short trip...
Hicks in the Sticks
surnames, funny, me,
My mama always told me that
"Hicks in the sticks"
was a thing way back when.
Timeless as mortar and bricks.
But who woulda thought
that someday she'd marry one?
Midnight roll call
surnames, africa, leadership, satire,
International relations clerk on duty enters
In her hand is a list of nations from Africa
One by one she shouts out their surnames
The assembly monitors gives...
Nom Prenom - Last Name, First Name
surnames, allegory, education, perspective, satire,
Nom Prénom (Last Name, First Name)
To address a person by their surname
Rather than the given shows disrespect,—
Attests this is vulgar and profane
To the individual referenced!
surnames, food, people,
The people who only eat lettuce
and nibble some nuts from a bowl,
are totally, utterly tiresome;
this ‘smugger-than-thou’ rigmarole.
But me? I am rather old fashioned
and faddy foods...
Freckles They Called Him
surnames, race, retirement,
Walter Branham, a retired teacher, and his wife Victoria went to Applebee’s, the chain restaurant, for lunch one day last week. First time they had...
Governor Gerry Brown marries Amanda Rice
She becomes Amanda Brown-Rice - look!
David Soul and Marguerita Cook? ...
Shreds of 254
I do not know?
Welcome to Kenya,
Where prisons make criminals more than not.
Where justice is read off papers na sio za constitution.
Where economy is simply taking money from one...
Saint James the Fisherman Day
surnames, allegory, analogy,
Saint James the Fisherman Day
Rohr family was nicest and kindest;
They had found it so hard to resist;
High point there,
They would share;
A new Episcopal Church does...
I love F A I T H more than MONEY
surnames, adventure, endurance, faith, gospel, history, jesus,
Faith and Money
Are BOTH ... Gates
I chose WRONG
Thirty years later ...
He chose me
TWO: After Coming to Faith
surnames, absence, africa, allusion, anger, anti bullying,
Let Rome burn, so spake Nero or one of his flunkies
Towns and cities are burning every day in the Middle East
Flames taste not of...
Those thoughts not adopted
and orphaned alone
To never have surnames
—all bastards enthroned
(Villanova Pennsylvania: December 24, 2014)