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Best Suspect Poems

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


Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: suspect, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light 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: suspect, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen
With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen

With true divining heart I could have seen
little ripples of thy deep discontent.
My heart a meadow, once lush and...

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Categories: suspect, art, break up, growing up, jealousy,
Form: Sonnet
If You Really Knew Me
If you Really Knew Me
By Kevin Robey
Febraury 16, 2013

If you really knew me, you’d see through these lies
The smiles and laughs, can’t conceal my eyes
You...

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© Laura Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, dark, death, depression, emo,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member JUST AN OBSERVATION
We oft expect of others,
In most given situations,
What we ourselves would do,
For it's our inclination,

To think that we are all the same,
So we think they...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, discrimination, judgement,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member I Touched The Wall Today (The Vietnam Memorial Wall)
Emotions flooded my very soul as I viewed that Sacred Wall.
Etched for all eternity are hero's names who sacrificed their all.
I sensed that I was...

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Categories: suspect, hopeprayer, may, , memorial,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Comparison between Byron and me on Francesca
I was pushed to write this comparison after reading the poem on Byron by the souper poet Gary Bateman.
Wandering on internet I found the Byron's...

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Categories: suspect, fantasy, poetry,
Form: Terza Rima
Oops, It Was An Accident
Oops, It was an Accident

I accidentally let one loose
on a blind date with a guy named Bruce.
We went to the movies on that fateful day
happily...

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Categories: suspect, anxiety, hilarious, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Sneeze to Spring
It started with a sniffle one March morn’
When on my car that telltale film appeared
And I knew well this coat it had not worn
For overnight...

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Categories: suspect, seasons, spring,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness… 

I was thinking of my good old grandpa, 
I loved him so much and called him Bababa.
He was my favorite person in my life,
He...

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Categories: suspect, allusion, muse, spiritual,
Form: Masnavi
Here In This Place Today
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Categories: suspect, betrayal, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rainbow Needs a New Name
The rainbow needs a new name. 
What it should be I don’t know.
Its name before Babel surely a song.
Shimmering, glistening, magical thing!
Outlandishly colored, and elusive....

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, imagery, nature, rainbow,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Spirits In The Wood

Standing all alone in the woods;
eyes shut, I feel the lilting light.
Sun dodges needles through the crown,
beams land on my skin softly so.
Brisk breezes quicken...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, death, earth, fantasy, sin, sound, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Childhood dreams part 1
When I was a child
Everything was magical
Full of mystery and the unknown
I read hundreds of books
The library my haven
My home
Hours upon hours
Night and day
I read...

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Categories: suspect, childhood, cinderella, dream, fairy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Zulu Warrior
Do you sometimes see a Zulu Warrior
Staring back from the mirror in the morning!
A nasty fierce looking bad tempered dude
Obscenities flying out without warning

Crabbing bout...

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Categories: suspect, funny, mirror,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Mask of Alabaster
Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth...

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Categories: suspect, anxiety, confusion, deep, dream, education, fantasy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Engraved upon his stone
She danced upon the ground above his grave.
Freedom had been the goal to be achieved!
Within his drink her poison had been placed.
For he was old...

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Categories: suspect, bereavement, celebration, farewell, relationship, drug,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member That's Good Enough For Me
Through different eyes we see her,
This woman we both know.
She'll touch our hearts, in different ways,
As through this life she goes.
There's one thing you should...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, family, marriage, proposal,
Form: Rhyme
Existence
From time to time I wonder if
It’s truly worth the ride
To live this life I’ve been given
Or trade it for one goodbye…

What good are all...

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Categories: suspect, death, goodbye, philosophy, writing, universe,
Form: Rhyme
A Message from West Texas - Recited
She sent me a message while I was walking Mr. Reilly,
She said “Look up, and tell me what you see.”
I thought I would impress her...

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Categories: suspect, nature, passion, romance, missing, rain, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Lazy Poem


Well, when I woke up 
I admit it's true 
There was nothing in this world
That I wanted to do
So I lay there, in my cozy...

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Categories: suspect, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Devil's Dalliance
An Devil's Dalliance


It was just one of those mornings?
Or at least I think it was, that is,
if I had created “morning’s” yet.
All my little angels...

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Categories: suspect, angel, creation, heaven,
Form: Free verse
The Ivy and The Brick
It must have felt like love at first,
The clinging of the ivy vines,
Until his rich red heart had burst.

Her tendrils slaked an ancient thirst,
The tender...

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Categories: suspect, allegory, heart, red, heart, love, red,
Form: Villanelle
Stop the Abuse
Why do we let the people who supposedly love us, abuse us?
Abuse has many forms but the most insidious is verbal
Physical pain is forgotten but...

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© Mama Bear  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspect, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Run out of things you want
I want to write a poem about getting what you want
Do you believe you will get what you want
- what you really want?
God will help...

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Categories: suspect, faith,
Form: Free verse