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Best Surreptitiously Poems

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


Premium Member M-M-M First Kiss

Oh, how wonderfully innocent
and juvenile, 'twas for me.
You, scooting surreptitiously.
closer and closer to me.
Like a soft, gentle caterpillar,
slithering and smiling.
Making its way home in the
still...

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Categories: surreptitiously, car, first love, growth, happiness, kiss,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Soul Of An Angel, Life Of A Moonshiner
He served as a deacon in his church and was as pious as they come.
(But on the side, he sold whiskey from a thirty-gallon drum!)
He...

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Categories: surreptitiously, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIFTING THE FOG
Like milk from blue mountains' swollen breasts, the fog
Intertwines with pungent campfire smoke, a blue mist
Frescoing my quiet river valley's primeval lap.
Twilight tiptoes, surreptitiously, spying...

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Categories: surreptitiously, earth, love, moon, mountains,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member SIMPLICITY
In a pond, near a stream,
The barefoot little girl crouched silently.
Only the screech of a bluebird was heeded.
Plus prayers for a true friend.
That she really...

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Categories: surreptitiously, emotions, girl, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Girl Becomes a Young Woman - For adult Contest
A girl around 13, sitting at a kitchen table of the home where she baby sits,
is waiting for the woman of the house to finish...

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Categories: surreptitiously, age, woman,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Only to Us
In the span of stolen hours, thy lips fall silent apart from thy pupils
muttering softly, acquainting with an
astonishing creation wherefrom 
created. In many respects,
could not...

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Categories: surreptitiously, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SELF ACTUALIZATION
Seeing an ever growing list of my poems
Each and every one is so special to me
Learning to write poetry has been wonderful
Forming my first poem...

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Categories: surreptitiously, change, confidence, me, poetry,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Gus
Many are the 'characters' I met while serving my nation.
Seems there's always one who stands out in every organization!
In Bermuda (where I fought the Korean...

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Categories: surreptitiously, funny, may,
Form: Rhyme
14 years ago
Death,
thou boisterous ancient foe,
you crept in surreptitiously,
and bore a hole in our hearts.
It's 14 years now,
14 years of longing.
For seven years, the torrential rain battered...

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Categories: surreptitiously, death, father, loss, sad, me, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spring Is Coming Soon
Snow draped folds like loose Cashmere curtains cover the evergreen boughs
pining for the lengthening days of each succeeding sunrise,
reticent to see the cold of night...

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Categories: surreptitiously, seasons, spring,
Form: Acrostic
Trojan Heart part 2
So it was that tragedy, which lead me finally,
Have another invasion, upon my lands-never, 
To guard my boundaries, and bolster my army,
Let the pain in...

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Categories: surreptitiously, inspirational, introspection, lost love, loveme, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member My Liquid Mind
     ~My Liquid Mind~

Like a forceful stream from a
magnificent mountain, does 
my opalescent mind slide.
Commanding of any crevice or
rock in its path,to gracefully, 
move aside.

It dances...

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Categories: surreptitiously, fantasy, imagery,
Form: Lyric
Unpurged sad memories



Unpurged sad memories


Unpurged sad memories lay waste to my soul
Surreptitiously seeping to the fore
Flee me from demons devouring me whole
Lest eruption at my volcanic core
Paint...

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Categories: surreptitiously, abuse, drink, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Now And Then And Now Again
1
Though still within our infancy, 
we strive to thrive, but woefully 
we flash and flaunt our 'primacy',
display our trophies pridefully.
 
Our terra firma ecstasy
destroys survival's...

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Categories: surreptitiously, corruption, culture, environment, money, pollution, racism,
Form: Monorhyme
Spring's wisp
Softly,
Spring’s wisp
strolls tenderly

Sullen,
slowly moving,
singing songs of:

Spring’s bright,
Spring’s warmth…
Spring’s buds stringing along mine
sight 

Sadly,
Spring’s snow
Slowly prods
Spring’s wisp

Surreptitiously,  
Spring’s wisp aches for;
Spring’s strip

...

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Categories: surreptitiously, snow, song, spring,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Double Standards Withstanding
I stand at temptations door...
As anger spurs a grievance withheld.
Surreptitiously you praise the incongruent
While flinging to the wayside the valuable.

Eyes closed to the importance of...

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Categories: surreptitiously, allegory, feelings,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Yesterday
Yesterday, as dawn rose over Diamond Head
All the trees remained in silk screen silhouette as
My furrowed brow expressed in my features
Troubles that had yet to...

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Categories: surreptitiously, life,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Restless Memories
Restless memories, faded yesterdays --

On my darkened wall a light appears,
grows bright, passes into darkness.
Outside:  the sound of ill-tuned engines.
A street lamp shines through...

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Categories: surreptitiously, introspection, life, lost love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ballad Of The Happy Valley Baptist Church
Accordin'  to my totally unbiased and very detailed research,
Jerimiah Flood pastored the Happy Valley Baptist Church.
From the pulpit he flailed his arms as if...

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Categories: surreptitiously, humorous, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twenty Acres More Or Less
I was only twelve or thirteen when Dad bought
	The twenty acres alongside the highway
		On the east side of town in 1956,
That seemed so quiet then,...

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Categories: surreptitiously, life, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rain
Rain

Translucent orbs fell
Surreptitiously out of 
Heaven’s opened door 
Canvassing arid landscapes
With liquid condensation
...

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Categories: surreptitiously, rain,
Form: Tanka
My Bicycle
Once I had a bicycle,
A loving present from my grandfather;
Since I was his favorite granddaughter,
He granted my wish at a snap of my finger .

Since...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surreptitiously, childhood, father, i love you, me,
Form: Narrative
Restless Nights
As the sun descends

For its evening rest

My eyes refuse to comply

They constantly search for the light

Keeping me awake deep into the night

Poems of nonfiction and...

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© Jorge Toro  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surreptitiously, adventure, allegory, faith, family, fantasy, forgiveness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Seasoned
She used to think she was too thin. 
Probably because everyone referred 
to her as skinny. Her older brother 
called her bony butt, to her...

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Categories: surreptitiously, nostalgia, youth,
Form: Free verse
The potters field
Like an intricate mosaic with just one missing tile.
You know something is wrong and has been for a while.
Surreptitiously working its way into your mind.
Not...

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Categories: surreptitiously, anxiety, depression, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme