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Best Tab Poems

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

Premium Member When the Tab Comes Due
Frail humans we are and mistakes are made,
but there will be a time to pay
for pain inflicted on others.

Run swiftly from dark clouds hovering above,

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Categories: tab, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Words on the Go
Words can be whimsical, a merry-go-round
They run in a circle, they go up and down
They play hide-and-seek until they are found
Look how quickly the little...

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Categories: tab, fun, silly, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Whisky Moment
~the Fear of Never~ A DRINK TO REMEMBER!

   And the fire catches every time, my heart needs a sip
I bear no shame pouring,...

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Categories: tab, abuse, addiction, celebration, muse, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: tab, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
The Unfledged Albatross



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Categories: tab, appreciation, art, bird, environment, horror, society,
Form: Free verse

I Had a Martini: Ok, Maybe Four
It'd been one of the most bizarre days; downright crazy
so I had a martini, maybe four, so things got kinda hazy
I fumbled in my wallet...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tab, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Drunken Clown Poet
This is really kind of a sad story
But please sit yourself down
For the words I'm going to bestow upon you
Will make you feel your watching...

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Categories: tab, funny, humorous, me, silly, words,
Form: Rhyme
Hindi version of - Famous Last Line

Hindi version  of  “Famous Last Line”    Rhyme 
(In Hindi it is placed as Free Verse)

English Poem as written and 

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Categories: tab, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lest we Forget
I remember those days when just a kid,
the old ten shilling note, and the odd quid.*
Teddy boys in their drain pipes, fur collars
smelling of nicotine,...

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Categories: tab, nostalgia, school, old, old, school, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Ek tarfa pyar
Thehri hue julfe theri
Jab pawan k joke ched jate he
Dhadkan ruksi jati he meri
Teri ek muskan ke aage

Ruk sa jata he waqt teri ek jhalak...

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Categories: tab, culture, hindi, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A house full of cats
Poor ventilation
Doctor says I have hair balls

How mysterious
Our Tab has far -away eyes
UGHH!    It's flatulence

One cat likes to...

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Categories: tab, animals, funny
Form: Haiku
Wet but Wiser

A dog! A panic in a pagoda!
Teenager Rex brought a can of soda;
he shook it up hard and then pulled the tab.
But Rex was too...

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Categories: tab, adventure, funny, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Goodbye, Good Riddance! (Co-written with James Fraser)
With no toilet seats carelessly left propped up
Oh, now I can be such a comfortable pup
Please take your Playboys straight out that open door
Then shut...

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Categories: tab, funnyme,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Highways and the Byways
The Highways and the Byways
By Franklin Price
(Inspired by Nancy McIntyre Stepp)

 The highways and the byways
Of this life in which we've grown
Bring back many memories

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Categories: tab, adventure, happiness, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Preparing for Blastoff
*For Matt's How to Build a Spaceship Contest

How do we create an airship that soars?
The answer was Roswell’s, but it could be yours

Make the long...

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Categories: tab, funny, satire, space
Form: Couplet

There's a story in the bible that should be clarified-
it's true that Jesus Christ was crucified and died
but Judas never hung himself I know he's...

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Categories: tab, betrayal,
Form: Couplet
Computerized life
Whenever you feel lost
Or when you feel to reset
To look back and feel refreshed
Click the “Home” key
It’ll open the door to inner prosperity
A heart filled...

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Categories: tab, cheer up, encouraging, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse


What’s Blue by me?  

Butterfly wings, 
the Blue Moth in flight,
stilettos, suede shoes, 
for dancing at night.
Moonbows and rainbows, 
in the spectrum...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tab, blue, color, fun, humor, silly,
Form: List
The price of last night
Waking to sight of day
The ironic disorientation
bedroom ceiling moviescreen 
fades out this dreams last scene
left looking dumbfounded at tiles

Sunrays shine splintered through bent blinds

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Categories: tab, funny
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Page Up
"Page up"

Dear John, 

     "Enter" the time when you'd drive me up to the lake to cherish the scenery's beauty, and...

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Categories: tab, adventure, break up, devotion, farewell, journey,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Through the Ages What I Remember
Magazines and jewelry 
Nothing shows your age faster
I see a broach and think “That is from the 40’s or 50’s.”
Mink stoles were from the 30’s...

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Categories: tab, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Gol Gappa In Hindi Version
khud ko ek gol-gappa samajh raha hoon yaaron,
haha! kya karun aaj insaan banne mein maza nahi hai.
niche maal road par use gol-gappe khate dekha, 

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Categories: tab, fantasy, funny, love, romance,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Six Man Dance
Out in small town Texas, a handshake is a deal.
Folks go to church on Sunday, say grace at every meal.
Men open doors for ladies, kids...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tab, autumn, football, nostalgia, sports, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
In ruki sanso me bhi,
koi bulata hai mujhe
aur mere dil ke kone me
kuch kah jata hai.
sanse bhi chahti hain use,
ankhon me basane ke liye.
dil bhi...

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Categories: tab, hindi, loneliness, lonely, loss, love,
Form: I do not know?
Yeh Khamoshi
tum bhi toh abhi khamosh ho aur hum bhi
aur na jaane kya kehti hai yeh khamoshi...

uss din jab  tum  mile the humse yeh...

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Categories: tab, best friend, hindi, hurt, lonely,
Form: Prose Poetry