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Best Surpasses Poems

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

Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: surpasses, absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic

The Turning
The year has finally yawned and turned       
Upon a half-revealed shoulder.
A vibrancy, intrinsic to a reemerging 
Enforcement of the...

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Categories: surpasses, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Know of Great Love
I Know of Great Love

I know of great love...
the kind of passion that
surpasses ecstasy into
a world of oblivious bliss
soaring among the clouds
in the ethers of...

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Categories: surpasses, desire, devotion, happiness, romantic love, valentines
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Leonard Cohen was right

Standing before the microphone,
blank faces stare from cushioned chairs
Jewels sparkle, acting like they’re real,
while bow ties just seem sad…it happens

Marching to the beat of...

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Categories: surpasses, poetry,
Form: Epic
A Rose In The Heather.
So still and beautiful lays the rose in the heather,
Lifeless and dying, given to bring you happiness,
So fragile is this rose laying in heather,
Slowly withering...

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Categories: surpasses, loss, lost love, nostalgia, sad, sorry,
Form: Romanticism

Premium Member I Started A Joke
So professional in his lies - So ruthless in his ambition
Feeding lies to the simple folk - convincing in his deception
Telling them they live on...

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Categories: surpasses, betrayal, corruption, grief, inspirational,
Form: Verse
The other day I was lucky
enough, to see you; 

you made my blush 
you made me cry 
you churned the sky 
with every color 

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Categories: surpasses, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SIMPLE SOUL
The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of God lasts forever."

As beautiful the depth of the sea,
As fantastic as the first snowfall
can be,

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Categories: surpasses, god, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme

"I can’t find the words I want to say! “
Under the moonbeam and sparkling scattered stardust, 
I can feel the dew, which surpasses through...

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Categories: surpasses, food, funny, night, night,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member - Shadows Of Beauty Kiss -

A contrast between imagined beauty
When the moon kisses shadows of your feet 
But these fantasies remain forever beyond reach
Dancing under starlight as they wink 

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Categories: surpasses, beauty, heart, music,
Form: Free verse
A Feed of Chips

Jaws bulging, saliva drooling
Johhnie stood at the street corner
Digging furiously into his soggy bag
Large fleshy chips swimming in vinegar
Delighting his watering mouth.
Rain drizzling on his...

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Categories: surpasses, funny
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Deepest Feelings

(Dedicated to those who have found true love
for the very first time)

Written a ton of poems

Many of them silly, many about love

Have decades of experience


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Categories: surpasses, love, prejudice,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Heavenly Hallucinations of Love's Divine Destiny
A wondrous spirit of true love now softly murmurs its echo
On the wings of God’s angels, as they ascend heavenward.

This and more occurs as radiant...

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Categories: surpasses, allegory, beautiful, dream, emotions, god, metaphor,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member It's Love, Pure Love

Some feelings are beyond explanation
There's billions of people on earth
So why is one soul so attracted to another
Like they feel they're gonna burst

Most have surely...

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Categories: surpasses, love,
Form: Quatrain
Spirit Rising for Rumi contest
Are you sleeping?
Refreshing sleep, Master
Are your eyes open?
You know they are, Master
But you are not awake
Am not, I gasp?
You have fasted
Turned back on all desires,

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Categories: surpasses, heart, joy, life, light, sleep, spiritual,
Form: Free verse

She comes to me when e’er she will,
When starlight sprinkles my windowsill.
When the dew finds rest upon the grass
She taps upon my window glass.

I go...

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Categories: surpasses, fantasy, love, me, night, me, night,
Form: Rhyme
Falling ever helplessly
Into a burning sea
Of passion and desire
Where Rraine surpasses me

Comforted of saving grace
Unending empathy
Rising to a cloud of peace
Where Rraine inspires me

Now my...

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Categories: surpasses, desire, longing, love, passion, peace, philosophy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Heavenly Hallucinations of Love's Divine Destiny
Heavenly Hallucinations of Love’s Divine Destiny
A wondrous spirit of true love now softly murmurs its echo
On the wings of God’s angels, as they ascend...

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Categories: surpasses, allegory, beautiful, dream, emotions, god, metaphor,
Form: Couplet
The Alien
Listen to the sonorous tones 
of silence secluded in sighs,
Blind to every sight of reality,
with kaleidoscope vision and spider 
Revisions perfected the proper 
for soaring...

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Categories: surpasses, introspectionme, voice, me, voice,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Thou Art Bright Crimson-In Rose Red-lit Bloom
Thou Art Bright Crimson-In Rose Red-lit Bloom

Thou art bright crimson-in rose red-lit bloom
candles shine to adorn window's full moon
Fragrance of both, rests in thy love's...

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Categories: surpasses, angel, art, dedication, mirror, romance, rose,
Form: Romanticism
My Spiritual Battle


I miss who I once was and use to be
Bound by darkness, longing to be set free
Trapped by solitude, surrounded by pain
Nothing but...

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Categories: surpasses, bible, conflict, depression, faith, pain, religious,
Form: Rhyme
The likelihood between myself and a beast,
Surpasses my self-grotesque-depiction, at least.
I loath the day I entered this death spiral twirl; 
In this vicious tornado-self-esteem-crawl.
Only one...

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Categories: surpasses, life, loss, people, satire, love, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Purple Peaks

The sunset sculpts the mountain's purple peaks
poking through brindled alabaster snow.
And sending a tear running down my cheeks
Nature surpasses Michelangelo.

As scarlet and cerise color crimson...

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Categories: surpasses, 10th grade, beauty, hyperbole, imagery, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Your Death - Dedicated to my Husband
As I see you take your last breath
I cry and scream in agony
For I have lost my best friend and
The only man that ever truly...

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Categories: surpasses, death, depression, husband, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Duty of Being Human
I don't show it, but sometimes,
I slip into the serene sanctuary
of a sound slumber, and I arrive
in dream with feet rooted in 
the peak of...

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Categories: surpasses, lifetruth, perspective,
Form: Free verse