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Best Sustain Poems

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


Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: sustain, art, friendship, meaningful, nature, symbolism, tree,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Land of Lights
A sweep of milky waves flood onyx sands
converging under endless summer skies
of northern lights in iridescent bands
Icelandic talismans of tales sublime.

A glassy sea of crystalline...

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Categories: sustain, beauty, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hopeful
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: sustain, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sold
There is no difference,
the saints whisper and every enemy and ally
wake to forever’s difference,
that neither knee nor tongue will deny.

Doubt bit into Innocence and sold

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Categories: sustain, bible, christian, corruption, god, history, loss,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member When In Love's Immense Depths, You Are Truly Cherished - a collaboration with Robert Lindley

Mystical web spun memories of our sweet nights,
love began under stars and brightest of moonlights.
Hold onto that image, its joyous dreaming dreams;
fiery echoes, night trysts...

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Categories: sustain, fate, lost love, memory, passion, soulmate,
Form: Romanticism

Premium Member Running With the Rain
Oh I love the sound of the rain
   a softly spoken spiraling sustain,
marathon runners against the grain
   all soon lost within...

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Categories: sustain, fate, november, rain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soul Music
This river of melody plays in my soul,
When I awake, I feel emerged in it whole.

In the calm of night, when I'm all alone,
It raises...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sustain, music, song, sound,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member When In Love's Immense Depths, You Are Truly Cherished
When In Love's Immense Depths, You Are Truly Cherished

Mystical web spun memories of our sweet nights,
love began under stars and brightest of moonlights.
Hold onto...

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Categories: sustain, art, beautiful, longing, love, passion, romantic,
Form: Romanticism
Trust No One
~My Heart~

•      One last night before the grave
•	Thousands of thoughts of you I save
•	-Every night, I experience the same dream
•	That...

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Categories: sustain, body, confusion, corruption, courage, dedication, heart,
Form: Epic
Premium Member TO JAMES
We walk in the ocean against the tide.
We hold on tightly to survive the ride.

This life is not easy
This love not in vain
We try to...

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Categories: sustain, devotion, husband, life, love, wife,
Form: Rhyme
"In the heat of Pasion" (to Angela wih love)
     The first time I saw you, there was a glow about you
      that baffle me....

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Categories: sustain, girlfriend-boyfriend, life, lost love, love, angel,
Form: Quintain (English)
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 13
In his seething silence, I spoke, softly to him,
“Did I desire once to be higher than you, oh seething heart?
Could I, in my human flesh,...

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Categories: sustain, adventure, confusion, courage, heart, inspirational, meaningful,
Form: Epic
To Be Or Not To Be

A lowly blossom, striving to sustain 
her beauty in the early morning mist, 
the crocus, craving moisture to maintain 
her stoic fight 'gainst winter's iron...

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Categories: sustain, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Pure White Cream, On Mother Nature's Welcoming Ground
Pure White Cream, On Mother Nature's Welcoming Ground

Cream of winter's desserts, wide blankets- fallen snows,
balms for child sadness, beauty in splendor that shows.

Where resides better...

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Categories: sustain, celebration, childhood, christmas, fun, inspirational, snow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silently Falling
Look at the drops of rain
Falling silently
Glistening in the light
They make no sound
No one can tell they are around
Falling, dripping off tree branches,
A steady stream...

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Categories: sustain, nature, seasons,
Form: I do not know?

Words demand be written.
Ink begins to flow.
Sentences form.
Thoughts race.
Like raindrops down a window. 
There's a lake in my mind 
And it's always raining.
Where does the...

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© Brynn Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sustain, dark, longing, sad, writing,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Depend on you
Depend on you

There are footsteps that lead to my door,
but then they disappeared,
There used to be a pair of them,
back when you lived here

There was...

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Categories: sustain, absence, feelings, i miss you, longing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Free Verse on Love
Breathe my love, for I shall inhale
your ambrosial ambient air of amour…
and exhale your odoriferous obedient beauty;
For I’m lost in the winds of love,
as my...

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Categories: sustain, fantasy, love, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thank you, God
Thank you, God, for giving me people to love…
Friends and family sent from heaven above.
These are the ones who make my life worthwhile,
Leave me with...

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Categories: sustain, christian, faith, god, hope, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The White Roses Died with You
White dove's wings flutter in crepuscular light
As I visit your gravestone's marbled sadness
To let my soul linger through the long night
Still, the loneliness now measured...

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Categories: sustain, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Silk Wading
Silk wading thru wistfully warm sea waters,
my dreamy fingers have lingered to potter
with ocean surface, sun sparkled glitters.
My poetic pieces have gone full twitter
in charmed...

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Categories: sustain, joy, life, sea, self, sorrow, sunshine,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Father's Day Prayer
Dear merciful and gracious God
The Supreme Father of wisdom
The One who provides knowledge and understanding
The guiding light of all creation
Leader, provider, and shepherd of our...

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Categories: sustain, dedication, devotion, faith, father, inspirational, life,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member The Gift of Rain
What blessed and sweet relief,
Is the long awaited heavenly rain.
For the many people, a too hot
Heat, the scorching sun has slain.

Water is Divine and sustains...

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Categories: sustain, blessing, faith, rain, rainbow, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red Cloud
Melding thoughts.. A guiding force;
Showed strength through sharing Ways, 
drew spirit, from the great One, following the wind,
finding a hollow,  gliding the currents stringing...

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Categories: sustain, native american, nostalgia,
Form: Prose
Conflicted Love
My mind is burning, blazing, turning
With doubts and irrational drivels
My heart is livid and hardened
For it freezes in the potentials of disappointment
Of failure, downfall, and...

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Categories: sustain, anxiety, conflict, confusion, crazy, how i
Form: Free verse