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Best Syntactical Poems

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


Premium Member Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian
Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian

This terror and threat to poetic clarity,
Becomes a pet rock for some poets.

Words do count for sure, but so does
Clarity unless...

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Categories: syntactical, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination, metaphor, passion,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member High Beams
Love matures,
optimally co-arises,
to fill a vacuum left by former fears 
about shortage of time,
sub-optimal outcomes.

High pitch synergy
swells toward Beloved Climax Community
as fears and anger about...

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Categories: syntactical, creation, culture, death, destiny, fear, life,
Form: Free verse
The Dead Essays
The Dead Essays


Today I wore all black 
But there is no funeral procession. 
So I just went to work and sat at my desk
Before piles...

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Categories: syntactical, irony, school, student, teacher, work, write,
Form: Free verse
Ben Jonson's Rhyme Scheme Deposed
Said Jonson, vulgar rhyme a petty crime
Swindling paupers begging fleeting stime
Opined syllabic compress from simple mimes
Which o'er lazy, temporal lobes did climb
Simple, jingoistic rhythms to...

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Categories: syntactical, art, career,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A POETIC WALK WITH MARIANNE MOORE
A POETIC WALK WITH MARIANNE MOORE
Come read and let my voice
take you along a 
syntactical line
         ...

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Categories: syntactical, poetess, poetry,
Form: Verse



Wordsmiths
Words reside alone in time and space;
Only sentient minds their roots trace.
Etymologists bring accents, forms to the surface;
Lexicographers establish a chronological base.
In dark, library basements,...

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Categories: syntactical, art, career,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Free Verse: Translation of Paul Verlaine's Vers Libres
Free Verse : Translation of Paul Verlaine’s Vers Libres

(Yet another possible translation of Paul Verlaine’s « Vers Libres » by T. Wignesan, though I prefer...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntactical, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Thee Apple Hove Bing an Herbivore
Thee Apple Hove Bing an Herbivore...?
(hint – app peal)

Sans maintaining a strict carb on diet
     (for Peat Sake) iz like really...

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Categories: syntactical, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member OPEN POETRY after Marianne Moore
A POETIC WALK WITH MARIANNE MOORE
Come read and let my voice
take you along a 
syntactical line
         ...

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Categories: syntactical, poetry,
Form: Free verse
fun.d;.mentals
play only for the fun d;
ego will beg to be ‘the one’
pressures build to be the ‘sun’
be assured with a curly score
lepricons leap and say...

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© Izzy Gumbo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syntactical, faith
Form: I do not know?
Critic's Pen Unsheathed
Sword brashly drawn from scabbard
Gilded blade with a lucent polish lathered
Burnished to reflect the availing light on each side gathered
Conversely, deflecting the pious streams pharisaically...

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Categories: syntactical, allegory, education,
Form: Rhyme
The story that has never been personal
I never found,
myself reading.
Even before reading, 
studying a book,
that publish alphabets.
Many times I drawn, 
on the walls
and,
ragged curtain of the door,
of my so called
illegal shelter,...

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Categories: syntactical, allusion, anxiety, art, baby, childhood,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member INSPIRATION
upwelling 
of consciousness 
short
       so sweet 
a stream 
      in full spate 
words
syntactical structures...

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Categories: syntactical, inspiration,
Form: Verse
Premium Member RHETORIC poetics in process
a discourse     we done
  ornamted speech
    eloquent oratory aloud
seminal ideas
in pillars of poetics

a dialogue   ...

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Categories: syntactical, poetry, word play,
Form: Verse