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Best Surprised Poems

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


Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: surprised, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: surprised, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: surprised, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surprised, angst, death, introspection, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: surprised, adventure,
Form: Rhyme



Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: surprised, courage, death, fire, growth, life, storm,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Six Thousand Suns From Yesterday
            You have seen three thousand suns
       ...

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Categories: surprised, angst, beauty, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Orange Blossoms
The amethyst paeans of hyacinth
crest with a gust of butterflies
on the scent of orange blossoms
cascading to earth like snow flakes.
Blood-red geraniums blazon Spring's birth
not with...

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Categories: surprised, flower, metaphor, spring,
Form: Free verse
Lady On the Church Steps
I had seen her before in the spring and summer
The homeless lady sitting on the church steps
She would ask for help from people going into...

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Categories: surprised, appreciation, christmas, december, feelings, memory, money,
Form: Free verse
WAVE INTO YOU
I was the one with the color-blue eyes, 
you were the wind on the sea. 
Of all the oceans tossed by your kiss 
why did...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surprised, desire, kiss, love, metaphor, ocean, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: surprised, august, bereavement, blue, christmas, december, farewell,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member You never know till you get to know
One dark night a saucer crashed;
the military quickly cleaned up the trash.
In the distance, what they didn’t see;
a thin, white face between the trees.

Once all...

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Categories: surprised, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Contest Surprise
 I wrote a poem for a contest
    And it got some great comments
 I thought it was one of my best
...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surprised, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
All On A Summers Eve
The screen door droops lazily, slightly ajar
Crickets croon lullabies, heard from afar
Kid’s sticky faces, betray ice-cream bars
All on a summers eve

Legs peel off chairs, from...

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Categories: surprised, nature, sea, seasons, uplifting
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sepia Recollections


I sit here on the old porch steps, that I have always known
This weathered stoop, with gray floorboards
of creaks and groans, flaws and chips, ......

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Categories: surprised, family, grandfather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Shout Whisperer
As I climbed up the ladder backwards
I somehow ended up at the bottom
I whispered in the ear of summer
until she turned into autumn

When my mirror...

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Categories: surprised, angst, care, color, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIFE IN ETERNITY
LIFE IN ETERNITY*


1.

The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: surprised, birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Maybe The Last Letter To My Beloved
My heart?
You have always owned that,
I'm surprised you didn't know.

Its flow?
How do I explain without being unkind,
simply, its flow is mine.

There's the barb, my vision puts me on a...

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Categories: surprised, conflict, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ACCEPTING LIFE V







I turned,
towards my friend, who always was complaining
about the injustices and hardships of life and in a
calm voice I asked him:
 
" Tell me, was...

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Categories: surprised, happiness, life, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS V








On my way to church 
the spirit of Christmas I met the other night.
All excited it was as the day of Jesus's birth
is coming.

In awe...

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Categories: surprised, christmas, love, peace,
Form: Personification
read this please
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.

They hate you because your...

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Categories: surprised, betrayal, care, career, change, childhood, confusion,
Form: Bio
R I P - Santa
~Do you Believe~ 

Here's the little twist in my parents home
Spreading fairy dust since I was 3 years old
The prancing and dancing before Christmas Eve
Made...

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Categories: surprised, celebration, christmas, december, holiday, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mirror is a Liar
Time to banish that old broken mirror
It only shows sadness it gives you tears
Its faulty reflection can paralyze 
Don't listen to its voice tell you...

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Categories: surprised, dedication, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Simply time to go, a little brother's lamentation
Too hard for me to say goodbye
For all apparent reasons why
Even though we all know it must be
Each heart will someday stop the beat
When the...

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Categories: surprised, brother, conflict, confusion, courage, cry, death,
Form: Rhyme
The Circles
Looked at the outside of steel window
Around in the dark, awesome feelings into the mid-night air
What the news was brought in the feelings!

Eyes of the...

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Categories: surprised, deep, father, feelings, history, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Free verse