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Best Surrogate Poems

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


Premium Member Surrogate Mother
Baby Clara will never touch the big hand of Laura, her mother
As she was born four months after her mother’s death.
Before she died, her friend...

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Categories: surrogate, inspirational, sympathy,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member My Surrogate Daughter


Just spoke with my surrogate daughter

The sweetest young treasure I've ever known

A beautiful flower alone in a field

Her beauty is beyond words

Both her visual countenance...

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Categories: surrogate, friendship, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Surrogate Mother
Surrogate Mother


Baby Clara will never touch the big hand of Laura, her mother
As she was born four months after her mother’s death.
Before she died, her...

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Categories: surrogate, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Surrogate Suffragette
So your great gran
was a suffragette
She fought for the right for women to vote
She thought that would make a woman equal,
put them on the same...

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Categories: surrogate, culture, granddaughter, grandmother, women, work,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member YEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAA!
This thrill? that can kill……
Ride……..
	Feeeellll the WINDddwindddddddddd
WHIP..whip*~~~~~~~
	your skin.
G forces of sensation
	PRIMEprime the PUMPpump* for the 
s e n s oaaaaaaaaaaaaaaary ~~~
deprived

Air gasping open gilled
	life near.....

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Categories: surrogate, adventure, death, life, passion
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Medinah's Circle
A CFO chased cheaper resumes
into my severance of free days.
Safe in winter with my kids and Blue’s Clues,
til Spring brought out the perks of community...

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Categories: surrogate, best friend, dedication, friendship, girlfriend, judgement,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sun Kissed Lips
I watched the sunshine kissed her toes
Slowly moving to her thighs
How I envied the sun
Kissing that gorgeous brown skin
I sat in the shade yet my...

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Categories: surrogate, love, passion, kiss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rural Station


A former place this, a patch where roots rattle,
where stubble has a ferrous frizzle.
A long truncated railroad stop
humming still within a surrogate reality.
As dry voices...

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Categories: surrogate, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member nature foursome

~a sea gull’s swift flight
      over waves, shadow as kite 
         last...

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Categories: surrogate, naturelight, sea, fish, light, sea,
Form: Haiku
My First Love
 
Wrinkled, but beautiful still
Even in decrepit apparel and uncombed;
Jagged skin and sensual fragrance lost
But still spongy her touch is and the smell
Only thing I’d...

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Categories: surrogate, mother, mother son, universe,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The California Condor

Ten thousand years ago he roamed free
He was king of the sky on both coasts
Now his kind is just clinging to life
Only about 160 birds...

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Categories: surrogate, animals, loss
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Black Widow
She waits,
eight black spindles joined at one end by a pivot, a compass.
Each pinpoint balanced at the intersections
of self-drawn polygons.
Legs jointed like the fingers of...

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Categories: surrogate, future, insect,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Back to the Barnyard
When strangers see me they laugh
Thinking I have no class
But I tell the farmer they're here
Cause I'm smart and I have no fear
I'm the guardian...

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Categories: surrogate, animal, farm, funny,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Ballad of Raphael
 by: Acquah Vicki

Raphael:( A BALLAD )

The name rolled off of his tongue so gaily, 
He seemed to be fulfilled by just saying 
" RAH...

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Categories: surrogate, emotions, feelings, grief, love hurts,
Form: Ballad
Subterranean
Down under
Asunder
There's worlds of wonder
Where etiquette 
Meets surrogate 
And the dress code's
Downright Confederate
Slithering among creepy crawlers
That descend from the
Heavenly puke-encrusted abyss above
Known as Hollywood Blvd...

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Categories: surrogate, dark, hyperbole, imagery, journey, people, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Wendy, Darling

Wendy, Darling
	Was a wretched little wench
	With a flask of whiskey
	Clasped in her fist
	And took to a swigging
	More often
	Than the lost boys ever knew

Wendy, Darling
	Was a...

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Categories: surrogate,
Form: Free verse
Child Soldier
They've put a gun in his hand,
Telling him to fight for his land.
Killing people on demand,
And the pain he has to withstand. 

He's only a...

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Categories: surrogate, abuse, allegory, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Jobless
You are now an outsider
No longer part of the mechanism
Not needed, surplus to requirement, redundant
Your mind slowly blunting at the bottom of the bottom drawer...

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Categories: surrogate, depression, introspection, political, sad, social, work
Form: Free verse
Death Mad and Blind
Dot-matrix monotony beasts,
Bring endless agonies and fake archetypes,
To drown the silent scream of nothing inside.
I know now why you turn up the noise.

Hide your ears,...

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Categories: surrogate, anxiety, corruption, death, evil, horror, philosophy,
Form: ABC
Premium Member White Lily
"WHITE LILY"


When the first 
snow-white lily 
sprouted from drops of milk
spilled from Hera’s breast
and on her lap sweet Hurcules 
rested, baby feather fingers touching
she smiled...

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Categories: surrogate, baptism, birth, garden, jesus, life, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WOMEN CAN'T BE COMPASSIONATE
WOMEN CAN’T BE COMPASSIONATE

Women can’t be compassionate, or their reputation’s dead
Can’t comfort the lost tourist, he’s the surrogate lover
As he sits on the theatre steps,...

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Categories: surrogate, allegory, freedom, moving on, philosophy, smart,
Form: Sonnet
Rosemary's baby
Rosemary’s Baby


Rosemary’s baby is a baby of mine,
Rosemary’s baby dropped right on time for me.
Rosemary’s baby is a baby of mine,
Rosemary’s baby dropped right on...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surrogate, baby, family, joy,
Form: I do not know?
A song for the herring gull
The cliff tops were bare, rocks lay scattered across the beach, the nearing harbor holding all in its silence. Along the bay the ripple of...

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Categories: surrogate, animal,
Form: Verse
Walk the talk
And therefore you met him in the street
All drenched up, the untimely rain 
Staggered before you and bowed to know
How far have you walked the...

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Categories: surrogate, friendship, longing, morning,
Form: Carpe Diem
black history month - introduction
The cat took its paws off my tongue
I broke my silence
I broke, the yolk is the anger in the white
Do cats have favorite food 
I...

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Categories: surrogate, black african american, history, urban, cat,
Form: Free verse