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Best Tabula Poems

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


Tabula Rasa
I would gladly endure another ounce of pain;
at a chance to have another wrinkle in my brain.
Why do we hide the next generation?
Why do we...

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Categories: tabula, faith, philosophy, religion,
Form: Couplet



Tabula Rasa
Page upon daunting page;
Chaste white awaiting impression.
A vast archive, consisting only
Of untold stories,
And unsung songs.

From blank to blemished,
Vision must fill the void.
Meaning is born to...

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Categories: tabula, imagination, inspirational, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I'm Tabula Rasa Flux
I'm me, in me, I'm Tabula, in mental corrode
Desiring to be nurtured, to see my future road
I'm me, in me, I'm fragments of where I...

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Categories: tabula, imagination, music,
Form: Rhyme
Tabula Rasa
I got my pen and paper after a quizzical ride 
I tried to squeeze my mind and set some work aside 
But nothing, nothing really...

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Categories: tabula, on writing and words
Form: Dramatic monologue
Movements of Beginnings
                        ...

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Categories: tabula, history, philosophy, political
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Vicissitudes into Light






"Vicissitudes into Light"



You are another world
away from me
stretching far from 
his insanity

Diving into a new 
Light 
Dimensions that 
are the truest You

From the dark deep...

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Categories: tabula, for her, freedom, journey, my child,
Form: Free verse
Don't Cry for Me
.      blank page   
   this           I...

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Categories: tabula, faith
Form: Shape
Premium Member Pode ser
Fico com saudade de casa 
só de te ver.
O vazio da tábula rasa
pra aprender
e sair sem saber porque saio,
mas pode ser
já tá hora final do...

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Categories: tabula, death, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
The Gospel According to Mentor
Who else in this inhumane edifice
can dance while the suspecting eyes stare 
at his moistened armpit?
Pathetically unknowing music uplifts not just the soul but the...

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Categories: tabula, on work and working,
Form: Free verse
Born of frustration
This manifestation of colour that springs from a genome , eternal, nourished, weathered and fashioned by a dyadic fornication cradled in time. 
A pigment of...

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© Ian Black  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabula, change, destiny, hope, life, political, prejudice,
Form: I do not know?
Legal Romance
LEGAL ROMANCE

Law, 
Let me plague you 
With the infectious love of my heart.
Now that I bear the aftermath of your infections,
And your cold blood boils...

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Categories: tabula, fantasy, funny love, lust, romantic, sensual,
Form: Ode
A bend in the river
The serpentine and ageless liquid
   mercurial possessed snake
eternally swallowed 
   since the beginning of time
   one unquenchable thirst to...

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Categories: tabula, appreciation, beauty, creation, inspirational, mountains, nature,
Form: Free verse
Paintings and Poems
The greys of words or rhymes of yellow,
Twice or tens or millions stacked in a row,
Which one utters the volition of a fellow?
That we'll leave...

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© Julia Ho  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabula, analogy, art, imagery, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Whiteness
An indispensable beauty in the eyes of our Beholder
In the heart of one's innocence radiates its power
It stands  to what is right and represents...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabula, life,
Form: Rhyme
BRIGHT MIRACLE
BRIGHT    MIRACLE

Snow is my dream-home miracle,
Always called to me,   never  cold. 
Serene, soft, silent,
Soul-scoured, fresh, reposing -
Like the sound...

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Categories: tabula, allegory
Form: Free verse
Brain Freeze
I wish I had a great poem to write;
Something to inspire or maybe excite.
However, I've come across writer's block.
Thoughts imprisoned, no key for the lock.
Too...

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Categories: tabula, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Topiary Comes To Life
Non descript hedge rows sculpted into ornamental animal 
via botanical artist wielding pruning shears and chain saw 
carved, limned and sculpted with wrist wrought voila...

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Categories: tabula, appreciation, art, beauty, creation, garden, green,
Form: I do not know?
Fecund gamine enthralls seamen
A cupola shin, prickly dick creed, hoary 
 testes tossed, master baiting ova all eel trades
crossed the fecund Rubicon and ejaculated 
   olly...

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Categories: tabula, adventure, age, anxiety, baby, birth, child,
Form: I do not know?
Student of Art
                        ...

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Categories: tabula, art,
Form: Verse
MIRACLE OF CHILDHOOD REGAINED
MIRACLE OF CHILDHOOD REGAINED



Snow  - my dream  miracle, 
To me has always called, never  cold. 
Serenely reposing, softly refreshing
Like  flowing water...

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Categories: tabula, age, dream,
Form: Free verse
-Does not deserve a title, just a flame:

He is I, and I am him
…W H O?!?!?!?
Trapped in a life that is not their own, but claiming responsibility and expressing 
guilt, remorse and...

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© John Doe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabula, introspection, life, life, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Media Slime
A bug trapped in amber. 
Fossil flowers in a stone. 
Sabre tooth caught in tar.
Iceman asleep in a glacier.
Nature doesn't care!

Nature makes no judgements, 
cares...

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Categories: tabula, allusion,
Form: Free verse
Fire and Rain
     A new year 
Thoughts from the 
past
Are blown away by the winter wind
A "tabula rasa" to be filled in by...

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Categories: tabula, inspirational, new year,
Form: I do not know?
mine danse macabre doppelganger
housed within mine impenetrable hermetically 
   sealed invisible bubble
   draped with blackened Hades 
   hued habiliment therein dwelt
sinister saboteur...

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Categories: tabula, analogy, angst, dark, depression, gothic, grave,
Form: I do not know?
Gypsy
I have wandered
into your land -
its verdant cry
has pierced my soul.
Mine are
the dust-covered colors
of a violent sunset;
see my skirts swirl
ablaze in the summer wind.
My heart...

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© Barb Black  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabula, adventure, imagination, introspection, nature, places, time,
Form: Free verse