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Best Tablecloth Poems

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


Premium Member My White Lace Tablecloth
I washed my white lace tablecloth and hung it out to dry
The bleach did the best it could-it was worth the try
'Though no one else...

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Categories: tablecloth, family, forgiveness, friendship, inspirational, life, sorry,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member The flowers of evil
A dusk, a glazed verandah, it's just rained,
a smell of lilac, earthworms and wet earth,
an awkward silence - the confusion chained
my tongue: “What if she’ll...

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Categories: tablecloth, death, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY POETIC TIDES OF TIME
Waking up, in a light gray four poster bed.
With flowers and ribbons, painted
on the ceiling above my head.
.
Satin slippers and a robe, so soft.
A young...

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Categories: tablecloth, child, emotions, house, me, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member At Gettysburg
Unyielding stone, the furniture
au naturel, no dress lace tablecloth
concealing ants scavenging our picnic lunch. Loathe
are we to flick them while they steal our cheese and...

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Categories: tablecloth, america, conflict, war, , memorial,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Where will the circus fall
.

Where will the circus fall, 
leaving giraffes homeless,
as pitched tents get pitched
and sideshow freaks 
become the norm,
guessing someone’s weight
who doesn’t care

When the sun sets
tablecloth desires
on...

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Categories: tablecloth, loneliness,
Form: Free verse



Miracle Days
Yesterday was a miracle day,
We had a beautiful luncheon with friends.

A beautiful carnation was given to the mothers,
To celebrate the day.

A table was set with...

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Categories: tablecloth, god, miracle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POETRY VALLEY


               Poetry Valley




A fresh glass  of orange juice,squeezed.
My partner, the...

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Categories: tablecloth, cute, food, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TREES SOBBING

trees              sobbing,
          ...

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Categories: tablecloth, emotions, nature, rain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A 'LITTLE' Black Dress
Never wear a little black dress that looks in distress or to compressed
it should always impress and softly caress. 

If you wear a small but...

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Categories: tablecloth, clothes, fashion, funny, hilarious, humorous, women,
Form: Rhyme
The Perfect Proposal
*The Perfect Proposal*

The perfect proposal
Just what would it be?
In a fairy tale life or in an enchanted dream
Three different scenarios I could see
And let him...

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Categories: tablecloth, faith, happiness, love, marriage, proposal,
Form: Free verse
The Soup
All those times she took out her tablecloth and spread it
'O so gently'
kept me coming back.
It was her soup I'd see.
The celery bits I'd act.

A...

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Categories: tablecloth, food, me, people,
Form: Quatrain
Forgetting
i will forget you

just as i have forgotten my first kiss

and third grade teacher

you will be forgotten

and sent into the backyard of my mind

and forbidden...

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Categories: tablecloth, lost love, memory, recovery from..., romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Struggles
As I struggle with thoughts about life,
I pack up Christmas items:

(1)  Removed Christmas China decorated with holly
(2)  Stacked up those gold charger plates...

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Categories: tablecloth, life, christmas, christmas, green,
Form: List
Christmas Days Of The Pioneer
A symphony of simplicity,
The rugged log cabin with the very tall spruce tree.
Decorated lovingly by the parents and children,
Home made decorations.

Deliciously baked cookies in the...

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Categories: tablecloth, faithchristmas, parents, christmas, parents,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Be Of Good Cheer This Thanksgiving Day
May tranquility reign and grace your Thanksgiving board this year,
As you thank the Good Lord for all the blessings you hold dear!

I pray that it...

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Categories: tablecloth, funny, holiday, thanksgiving, cousin, thanksgiving day,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Beware the man in the mask
The mask, with eyes brighter than the most brilliant star, 
Reflecting the sunshine & blue Ocean beyond, his eyes twinkle 
He smiles, I am dazzled,...

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Categories: tablecloth, abuse, boyfriend, break up, hurt, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Tea Party
A game of musical chairs has just begun in earnest. A pot and kettle band arrives 
through the dining rooms’ French doors following the Valentine...

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Categories: tablecloth, childhood, fantasy, childrenchild, child, girl,
Form: Narrative
SEA GRAPE for Michael
This is not Miami, the real site
of the sea grape.  This is a wannabe--
a biker town, a speedway town.  Not 
the fabled city...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tablecloth, for him,
Form: Blank verse
Time To Clean House
It's been covered 
by that christmas tablecloth 
for years.
You remember... 
the one with the large poinsettia pattern 
directly in the middle, 
with the cranberry stains...

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© Mary Nagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tablecloth, hope, inspirational, life, nature, nostalgia, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happily lost
Daffodil tapestries sing in 
yellows sounding more like gold
Tea kettle ceramic napkins
proving difficult to fold
Trampoline cinnamon pastries
sweetly bounce like something new
While I remain happily lost
within...

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Categories: tablecloth, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Guess who is coming for dinner
That dreadful day i went over to play,
Husbands and wives, we called  a date, 
She said she would cook for the both of us,
And...

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Categories: tablecloth, allegory, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to the St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
My Saint John flow on
Through forest, marsh and town's spread
Tablecloth of stars

Conquistadors gone
The blue herons walk alone
In moonlight's silence

River and lone night
Memory is a wind's...

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Categories: tablecloth, allegory, nature
Form: Haiku
The joy of family holidays
Ah here it is again woven baskets filled with chocolate bunnies 
Jelly beans of assorted colors and a soft stuffed rabbit
Time to gather around a...

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Categories: tablecloth, family, food, holidayfamily, family, time,
Form: Light Verse
Match made in Heaven
My voice
Alive with tone
Yet sharply censored
By a mind's take on years
Of historical notes

Tongue no longer sweetened 
By optomism
Or spiced with
Mischievous humor
Suddenly all I taste is
So...

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Categories: tablecloth, death, introspection, life, grandmother, me,
Form: Narrative
The Last Supper
It was in the dark of night
When the owls cried and the ravens cawed.
That’s when the candle lit dinner for two was served,
Spread on the...

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© Raj Napal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tablecloth, allusion, emotions, hurt, lost love, lust,
Form: Free verse