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Best Tables Poems

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

Premium Member Doors
There are so many doors
Which ones should I choose
Green, yellow, brown, purple
and many different blues

Some of them are rustic
Others modern and clean
Some lead to the...

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Categories: tables, appreciation, beautiful, celebration, courage,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member A Desperate Housewife - in limerick form
A desperate housewife I knew
had such mundane housework to do.
Being so tired of it,
she decided to quit.
Then off to Las Vegas she flew.

Having always been...

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Categories: tables, adventure, wife,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: tables, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tables, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
The Peephole that is the Moon
An infinite door of midnight blue;
glowing peephole that is the moon.
Dare I look before turned to dust?
Yes, dear friend, I surely must.

In the midst, a...

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Categories: tables, faith, god, heaven, hope,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Mother's Apron
Mother wore an ample apron
to cover her clean dress.
She'd tell you that's what it was for
if you asked her, I would guess.

But that apron had...

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Categories: tables, mother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Periodical and Rash
elements combine
elements are periodical
periodical books bore
periodical tables
tables made of symbols
tables without plates
plates are round
plates which hold pi
pi is a formula
pi is a tool
tool for a...

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Categories: tables, allegory,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member The Task
The old screen door is welcoming
A familiar song I've heard before..
But oddly now, it's out of tune
The quiet wail conveys despair

After this,...who'll pass this way?

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Categories: tables, death, friendship, loss, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dust From The Past
Looking back again, back into the past, 
it was written in sand, all those questions we asked
on those last days of summer, something was wrong

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Categories: tables, age, memory, people, sad,
Form: Rhyme
can settle
It lands on tables and under your bed
It also clings to your computer screen
on clothes it goes
and of course
up your

in your food
not in...

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Categories: tables, funny
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member A Shade From The Past
Just as days long ago, when decorum resolved, 
before composure, and poise,.. were corsages, unknown
Where propriety mattered, and was favored as gold,
high society, has gathered...

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Categories: tables, art, nostalgia, people,
Form: Sonnet
The Child-Measurers
The school was a cauldron of mischief and learning,
The children were children, their impish minds turning,
until, at the will of political men 
came an army...

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Categories: tables, children, education, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'Twas The Night Before Christmas And Christ Was Left Out
Twas the night before christmas 
and Christ was left out,
with no peep of the Good News,
no mountainous shout.

Stockings were hung 
by the chimney the same,...

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Categories: tables, celebration, christmas, giving, god,
Form: Rhyme
I Am Love


A Father.
A Son.
A Brother.

None are just titles. 

I live those titles every day through my actions.
I am successful at those roles every day....

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Categories: tables, introspection,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Gary's Yard Sale, the story
Gary's Yard Sale, the story

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tables, nostalgia, people, timeage, age,
Form: Free verse
80 Proof Nights
A foggy Cuervo morning
I crawl out of my bed
Stagger to the bathroom
With a pounding in my head

It’s just another Sunday
Things can’t get much worse
I think...

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Categories: tables, funny, life, parody,
Form: I do not know?
Summer Nights
The smell of the summer night air 
Takes me back to times we shared
You and I dancing beneath the moon
Crickets playing a lovers tune

Trees full...

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Categories: tables, friendship, happiness, love, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member At the Seat of the Catacombs of Amygdala

"At the Seat of the Catacombs of Amygdala"

"...the curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger...

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Categories: tables, daughter, imagery, journey, loss,
Form: Free verse
Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost
Nothing more than a pretty smile - repost

There she was chasing a rabbit 
with 1 am coffeecakes and weak tea
She didn’t notice I was watching

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Categories: tables, adventure, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ocean Pleasure
Social Media is raving about my seafood haven.
Any ocean gift you wish is on my menu list.
It is known for chocolate bliss in any form...

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Categories: tables, fantasy, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Three Doors
I see three doors before me.
The one to the left is blue, a beautiful lupis blue
with ornate lacework in its center.
Parisian-esque, it looks likes an...

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Categories: tables, metaphor,
Form: Prose
Premium Member An Erin Adventure
It was an autumn day, fresh and crisp,
with a slight breeze blowing that made 
our cheeks rosy.  My Aunt Trix and I were
on the...

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Categories: tables, adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member In Memory - a collaboration
This tribute memorial poem Is collaboration between myself and Belle Bellevue - a new poet on Poetry soup.  In respect to her late Mother.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tables, appreciation, birthday, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Undress The Night

The evening 
is soigné in outfits of rumpled elegance 
at the tables and on the bar stools, 

resplendent with a necklace 
of glistening notes from...

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Categories: tables, drink, night, romance, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stepping into The Temple
I step into the temple
in search of painted dreams
Figures wrapped in irresistible shine 
they come to life within their fresco prisons
A kaleidoscope of painted saints

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Categories: tables, god,
Form: Free verse