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Best Suspension Poems

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


Premium Member Three Days Suspension
My teacher, she once gave me a C 
The next cycle...she gave me a D 
I was young with no class 
When I pinched her...

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Categories: suspension, humorous,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Love - An Explosive Rant

she was all like - there's something i have to tell you
but before she gets to say it
his ex wife shows up

he's all like -...

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Categories: suspension, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The Vietnam War
The pro-Hanoi Vietcong many years ago
In the 1950's Diem's government they'd overthrow
All opposition was crushed killed or jailed
These elected ones to their people they failed

This...

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Categories: suspension, death, history, hope, life, loss, peace,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member HERBIE RIDES AGAIN
Two autos both tried to have sex.
A pity they both were such wrecks!
With great apprehension,
One lost its suspension.
Old banger sex – oh so complex!


12~21~14
Contest: East...

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Categories: suspension, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Night Angel
In deep slumber madness, she comforts me
Appearing, unencumbered, from the mist
Subconscious suspension our nightly tryst
Erasing my mind of bad memories
She mends and warms my soul...

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Categories: suspension, angel, dream, forgiveness, happiness, love,
Form: Italian Sonnet



Premium Member The Rebel No Anima No Animus
Archetypes flash straight from a pack of Tarot cards
anti-terror Jing Jang synthesis with neuro-spiritual precision
implants explosive animation from the deep unknown
like a taro rootstock growing...

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Categories: suspension, men, society, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I HAD LOVED YOU SO, ONCE


Somehow I had loved you so,once…
When we relished vintage cherry wine until
The last pitch of a guitar man drifted along
harbour’s bay…and how our shared wishes
gushed...

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Categories: suspension, how i feel, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member SAD Seasonally Affective Disorder
SAD Seasonally Affective Disorder

Some are prone to depression in winter when days get shorter when
less light enters the brain through the eyes and thoughts become...

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Categories: suspension, conflict,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Night Angel - Collaborating Sonnets with Lin Lane
In deep slumber madness, she comforts me
Appearing, unencumbered, from the mist
Subconscious suspension our nightly tryst
Erasing my mind of bad memories
She mends and warms my soul...

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Categories: suspension, dream, emotions, feelings,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member Gathering Dust
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Categories: suspension, love, nostalgia, old, , 7th grade,
Form: Free verse
Night Angel: A Collaboration with Daniel Turner
This is presented in a series of three sonnets in a collaboration
between Daniel Turner and Lin Lane. 
They are based on the original sonnet of...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspension, angel, hope,
Form: Sonnet
Stand By Me
When stars' twinkle
begin to dwindle,
and the moon ceases to glow,
I won’t have fear or sorrow,
as long you stand by me

When the skies fall down
from countryside...

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Categories: suspension, faith, hope, imagery, inspirational, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Three Stooges
THE THREE STOOGES

With their lunatic style of slapstick
These old favourites made their mark
Bangs on head, eye pokes and arse kicks
Were transformed to works of art

But...

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Categories: suspension, humanity, humor,
Form: Rhyme
socks sidestep
socks sidestep to the sock dimension,
in order to get away,
they tire of carrying our suspension,
don't like the smell they say,
who cares for the undersock:) hey.....Don...

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Categories: suspension, adventure
Form: Rhyme
Mommy Why
 Molested the first fifteen years of my life. My mother remained silent the whole time. As the molesting continued all those years. Forced to...

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Categories: suspension, mother daughter, mother, child, house, school,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Rice ain't nice and the NFL smells
Don't know 'bout you, but I'm in a stew
that Rice ain't nice and the NFL  smells.
Seems a shame, just  2 games
suspension for sending...

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Categories: suspension, sports, violence, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Night Sky
I came out of the supermarket to be greeted
by the most amazing sky so stunning I stopped
and just stared navy blue back ground lined
by startling...

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Categories: suspension, night, sky,
Form: Monorhyme
My Promise
From the very first day
I had to have you
You looked my way
And I just knew

Your smile caught my attention
Your words drew me in
You left me...

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Categories: suspension, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, life, love, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Psychology
I am a psychology major in school, 
I think it is pretty cool. 
I can read people like words on a page.
When people smile at...

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© Chris Matt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspension, introspection, lifeschool, people, people, school, middle
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Darkness Falls
I sit restless on the edge of my bed
my hands radically rubbing wringing wet
I have been right in this position a million times before, you...

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Categories: suspension, adventure, mystery, uplifting, me, me, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE DEVIL'S TRIANGLE

Three points of ionic invisibility, drawn off the charted map
Of realism or reality, the calibrated compass spins out of 
Control, then suddenly freezing at polar...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspension, art, imagination, inspirational, international, science fiction,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sleepless in Whereis Part 1
I’m stealing through a twilit realm, the ancient pale of Whereis,
passing chambers of an Heiress
(though no need to feel embarrassed)
through a magic mystic mirror hanging...

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Categories: suspension, fantasy, me,
Form: Rhyme
Favourite Uncle's Special Birthday
I had a lovely email from my aunt so far away;
She told me she has organised a ‘special family day’,
And though I'm not invited, would...

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Categories: suspension, family, fun, giggle, happy birthday, ,
Form: Rhyme royal
MAIL RUNNERS ON THE INCA TRAIL
Friends , while reading the History of the Incas , I came across the wonderous story of their 
mail runners , the 'chasquis' ! Kindly...

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© RAJ NANDY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspension, history
Form: Verse
Tomorrow's deviation
Tomorrow is an illusion
It relies on assumption
Of the planet’s rotation
On the seasons’ migration
And the moon’s revolution
On man’s innovation 
And his evolution
For his interpretation
Or insinuation
And theorisation
On...

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Categories: suspension, future, philosophy, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme