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Best Table Poems

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


Periodic table of Elements
Periodic table of elements





Periodic table of elements,
the true heart of chemistry,
Law of periodicity clements,
Mendeleev is not a history !

Bonding between two hearts,
ignoring all the negatives,
When...

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Categories: table, imagery,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: table, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: table, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member KING ARTHUR - A collaboration with Darren White
He is the king of words and poets alike
Assay as you may, this man you won’t smite
His armour sparkles in night or day
Defending those too...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: table, art, friend, friendship,
Form: Couplet
The moon pours white wine
At a table in a garden, on a soft, sweet, summer's night
Two friends are sitting talking by the moon's reflected light.
On the table in the...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: table, friendship, lovegarden, moon,
Form: Rhyme



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: table, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: table, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

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Categories: table, dedication, farewell, friend, miss you, poets,
Form: Rhyme
The Return
The air is thick with memory -
A fog of reminiscence.
Or is it simply mist 
Rolling through the window? 
I feel the wind and taste the...

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Categories: table, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: table, mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part One
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part One)

As the Raven cross into the dark pits
Those in torment went into heaving fits
Its shrieking calls, alarms even...

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Categories: table, dark, death, evil, fear, grief, horror,
Form: Rhyme
The Old House
Seven generations walked through your door,
Which stood so strong and always welcomed in.
You said goodbye when boys headed to war,
Two soldiers lost to battles they...

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Categories: table, childhood, family, house, memory, old,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Lottery Winner helps Homeless
 
 As I walked into the banquet hall of the 
 Goodman’s Inn, the first thing that stood
 out to me were the eyes...

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Categories: table, care, celebration, christmas, giving, happy, holiday,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Summer Wine - An Erotic Romance
The video is intrinsic to the setting of the scene. The vocals and music track by ‘The Corrs and Bono’ are background music incidental to...

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Categories: table, desire, love, lust, sensual, sexy,
Form: Rhyme
An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: table, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Java and Me
A sonnet I will write with you today
Inspired by the beauty that I see
Beyond this pane of glass where snowflakes play
Beyond this pane where raindrops...

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Categories: table, winter,
Form: Sonnet
An Involuntary Shudder
                        VII.

An...

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Categories: table, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Mother is Dove
Modest woman moderate woman
Your inner beauty strikes me
Like the tongue of noble eloquence
More than gold even refined gold
Or our purged fulgent silver.

Black woman proud woman
Your...

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© Canny Amah  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: table, nostalgiamother, woman, water, dark, dark, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wake Up Oh Africa
With the heavy load you suffer
a substance not needed
yet drags you
cushioning your efforts
and deterring your pace, forgetting that
the Train is already moving
with passengers determined
for this...

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Categories: table, africa, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE WHEEL HAS COME FULL CIRCLE
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: table, faith, god, imagery, life, people, wisdom,
Form: Blank verse
Date Night (and the day after)
Opening line from "Highway Five Love Poem" by Ruth L. Schwartz


This is a love poem for all the tomatoes
I squished to make our Date-Night spaghetti.
Our...

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© Erin Moss  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: table, food, lost love, sad, love,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: table, dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Gathering of the Golden Girls - Soup Convention
Four “Golden Girls” seated at a table
Grey streaks our hair, but minds remain stable
     Convention is underway
    ...

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Categories: table, friendship, funnytime,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: table, childhood, children, dad, halloween, holiday,
Form: Dramatic Verse
PEASANTS WITH PLEASANT RAGS
You see us everywhere you go
Every corner of your street house our offspring
Every bridge in your city has become our refugee camp
We are the people...

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Categories: table, morning, poverty, rain, storm, sunshine,
Form: Free verse