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Best Tackled Poems

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


I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: tackled, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Witch at Inverness
Please take this time to steer your thoughts
To a wretched land of lochs and glens.
Where a village was tasked and the people fraught
At the woe...

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Categories: tackled, adventure, children, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chopped III-Suicidal Dick's
  The Playbill for the 9/8/01 show at Godspeed Opera House falls from my  palm to the floor. Here I sit, with a...

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Categories: tackled, mystery, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Party's Over
The Play Bill falls from my sweaty palm to the floor
September 8, 2001 and I'm still alive; it's a miracle.
Pushing my bifocals back up my...

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Categories: tackled, betrayal,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Clue II
The Play Bill for the Godspeed Opera House fell from my sweaty palm to the floor. 9/08/01. I’m still alive; it’s a miracle. Pushing my...

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Categories: tackled, mystery,
Form: Haibun



Premium Member my family
No dove coos, the sun
sleeps below morn's horizon....
family rises

animals still sleep
old man gets upon his feet....
scent of bacon floats

coffee's aroma 
wafts upon darkened cold room....
computer...

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Categories: tackled, family,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Love potion
I knew I loved you, I knew I always did, I loved you then,
Every day of then, so much I’d lay down to die.
We had...

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Categories: tackled, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Beautiful as Daisies
Contn'd from Pg 1

So she called out to the stranger and asked for a ride
Snow had fallen heavily and already piled three feet high
When she...

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Categories: tackled, dedication, life, loss, sad, teen, snow,
Form: Free verse
I Love Rugby
Rugby, what a beautiful and passionate game
Its not about money, fashion or fame.
Invented one day by a guy named Webb
How do go "I have a...

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Categories: tackled, beautiful, celebration, culture, inspiration, joy, sports,
Form: Couplet
The Whisperers
In the world of masters and slaves
There were species of great kind reunited
Conversation never ends until late dawn
Time filled with laughs, smiles and wisdom shared.

Connection...

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Categories: tackled, adventure, fantasy, memorial, symbolism, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Paradox Of Time
Playing soccer as kids for their very first time,
he only five and she just turned six.
She simply looks his way,
and the ball is passed without...

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Categories: tackled, girlfriend-boyfriend, inspirational, lost love
Form: Rhyme
Smoking In The Boys Room
You give into peer pressure and hesitantly cut class, 
So you can smoke cancer sticks and,
Get high in the school bathroom with, 
Five other boys...

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Categories: tackled, education, high school, student, boy,
Form: Free verse
Snowy Love
a modest snowball 
spirals through the air-- 
burst of laughter 
 
As soon as I see his expression, I know I'm in trouble. I usually...

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Categories: tackled, love, seasons,
Form: Haibun
Bionic Betty: Another True Tale from the Mental Ward
Betty was bonafide crazy. She had shot her husband after a night of drunken quarreling, and was in the state mental hospital instead of being...

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Categories: tackled, crazy, woman,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dragon And The Country Western Star
It was snowing, and in the middle of a great big storm… as… 
Another storm raged on, inside our dear, sweet little Dragon,
His penguins so...

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Categories: tackled, celebrity, fantasy, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member In Praise Of
It never ceases to amaze me
how much loving care is given
by our overworked medical staff.
Their dedication to patients supreme.

When one stops to think of abuse
that...

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Categories: tackled, angel, devotion,
Form: Ode
Premium Member 'Twas The Week After Christmas
'Twas the week after Chrstmas and all through the house
The children were sleeping, too tired to arouse,
When all of a sudden there appeared in the...

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Categories: tackled, holiday, mother, christmas, tree, christmas, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Tigers Home In Africa
No Tigers At Home In Africa 


Walking my tiger home alone I’m sure walking at last

home from home and beyond when I travel too fast

In...

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Categories: tackled, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Just Words
From one chapter to another chapter
A challenge to new heights
Freedom to be independent
Wisdom adding maturity to age
Experiences go with your journey
Aquaintance becomes a friend
Awareness a...

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Categories: tackled, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Handyman
Ma and Pa dwelled in their brick rancher for many years.
There they reared their kids, seeing lots of joys and tears.
Pa was proud of his...

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Categories: tackled, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Knight in Shining Bone
I opened the emails: nothing.
I looked through the mail: nothing.
I checked my cell phone: nothing.
The elders always remembered Valentine's Day, but not the children. The...

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Categories: tackled, addiction, death, kiss, love, moon, rose,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Shovelin' Snow
I woke this mornin' anticipatin' a steamin' cup o' joe,
But peerin' out the winder I saw piles and piles of snow!
My, oh my, how I...

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Categories: tackled, snow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Down and dirty
The rain had passed leaving fields of mud,
Mud to work with, to rest and to play.
Mud in our shoes, in our pants, in our hair,
Mud...

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Categories: tackled, love, sexy, work, , cute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Treasure Hidden in a Field
 (Value of the Kingdom of God)
MT 13:44

The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field
Which a person finds and hides again
Out...

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Categories: tackled, education, family, children, friendship,
Form: I do not know?
The Emotions of One Life
How can one easily express the emotions intact within?
Every day we are tackled by various emotions
I imagine just how strong they would be
If the entire...

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Categories: tackled, adventure, allegory, beautiful, inspirational, write, inspirational,
Form: Narrative