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Best Tacks Poems

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


Premium Member I Get the Feeling
When you pack my luggage but won't pack my lunch
When you lock me out I get a hunch
When you put thumb tacks on the bathroom...

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Categories: tacks, funny, me, me,
Form: Rhyme



Anxious Dissolution
IV

A soul was broken to make room
For dusty halls and labyrinths.
A gossamer, nylon bed-sheet shroud
Enwraps the remnants of that mind.
And no excuses can be made;...

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Categories: tacks, allegory, depression, introspection, sad, dream, cry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AISLE SEA EWE
Early in the mourning she rose
She wood fined her boat
Wear she rose across the see two the sure
Their she mustard all her mite
And toad the...

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Categories: tacks, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Class Clown
He's the class clown, full of hijinks and pranks,
Puts tacks on your seat, swallows fish from the tank.
He's full of you-know-what and vinegar, energy galore,
Will...

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Categories: tacks, fun, funny, sad, school,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE MAN WHO DREAMED HIS LIFE AWAY
THE MAN WHO DREAMED HIS LIFE AWAY

When I was young the Moon was lifted    
Hung with tacks and thread 
On a mystical...

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Categories: tacks, fantasy, moon,
Form: Free verse



Ranting From a Chair
I am but a slave among lives hidden features
Who cares what I crave midst these two-legged creatures
I crave superb polish and fine furniture wax
Extremely strong...

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Categories: tacks, desire, fantasy, house, imagination, introspection, longing,
Form: Personification
The Button

*spot poetry written in 15 minutes or less about any random subject


There lay a button,
'neath the weather beaten tile
Lay in it's dust; shadowed crust,
it had...

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© Gayle Rodd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacks, analogy, identity, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He-Monster Professes His Love
Beautiful is your foot with the stabbing nails.
The yellow and green ones that have never been cut.
Gorgeous is your gaping mouth with the missing teeth.
And...

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Categories: tacks, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Homonym Poem
SPOT THE HOMONYMS 
For the Homonyms are full of spots!

We were young and wore black
During the war we were under attack
We wear bright clothes now
Where...

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Categories: tacks, word play, words, write, writing,
Form: I do not know?
Dude, where's my automobile
Not advertising that flippant flick. I just want to know
where my blooming flivver is. It ruffles my feathers no
end to find out, when exiting the...

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Categories: tacks, animal, bird, car, fish, nonsense, silly,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Blitzkrieg : A Kookaburra Laughs
“Now behind the eyes and secrets of the dreamers in the streets rocked to sleep by the sea, see the titbits and topsyturvies, bobs and...

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Categories: tacks, dark, destiny, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gathering dust on my bookshelves
Gathering dust on my bookshelf,
Old textbooks from my past major,
Reveal something about myself
(Never read again, I’d wager).

Attached in place by hidden tacks,
Gathering dust on my...

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Categories: tacks, books, family, fantasy, garden, history, mystery,
Form: Quatern
Granny's Legacy
Her home was my escape
It was an awesome retreat
Full of wonders and surprises
Green glass and old lace
Cut glass and fireplace
A real ticking clock
Fresh laid eggs...

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Categories: tacks, family, grandmother, inspiration, inspirational, memory,
Form: Free verse
Rat Trap Rap, Part 2 of 2
There, parked in rows
like overused commas
or German prose
or mothballed bombers

lay ranks of rats
as if on drill,
but quite as dead
as vaudeville.

Someone had slit
each ventral hide
and pulled...

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Categories: tacks, life,
Form: Rhyme
Pimp in a Fur Suit

on behalf of the little guy
deep behind enemy territory
welcome to the nameless republic
all good capitalists want a monopoly
all good physicians need you sick
the National Antidote...

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Categories: tacks, how i feel, universe,
Form: Free verse
Not to worry my dear-
No more money, no more quarters.
Only nickels, dimes and pennies
Left at the bottom of our jar.
But not to worry my dear…
Tomorrow is another day.

No more...

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Categories: tacks, loss
Form: Free verse
little feet
they run around the house
yet they do not utter a whisper...
they pit pat down the street with sweet grass on their mind
and never once complain...

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Categories: tacks, loss, sweet, sweet,
Form: Ballad
THE FULL MOON BLOOMS
Tonight, the full moon blooms
And foils the looming gloom.
The remnant doom from noon
Has lost it's bullish tune.
And embraces dusk's eerie cool.


The village square it illuminates
Arena...

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Categories: tacks, allegory, anniversary, art, family, fear, growing
Form: Free verse
Up at the North Pole
Up on the Housetop

  1. Up on the housetop reindeer pause,
      Out jumps Good Old Santa Claus
  ...

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Categories: tacks, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Can't decide if I should slap myself silly or have another cuppa decaf
There are days like these when life patently doesn't come easy
like peas and carrots, tea and biscuits, moonshine & sun's resign,
more so resembling ill-assorted poked...

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© Paloma P   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tacks, confusion, crazy, humor, hyperbole, parody, poetry,
Form: Alliteration
The mystery of love
Gazing into eternity,
the clouds poured a rain of unseen laughter,
the signal mirrored a rainbow of green,
with the ticks and tacks of the clock a
misfit to...

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Categories: tacks, africa, allegory, art, bible, birth, black
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member attention please
Please excuse typos, grammar, format errors, choice of words, syntax, tic tacs, tie tacks, big macs, cracker jacks, boring facts, silly tricks, pick-up stix, plots,...

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Categories: tacks, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Aftermath
Last Night

There is a stillness in the house
While I wait, as quiet as a mouse

I soak it up, this quiet respite
For very soon, I'll be...

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Categories: tacks, family, holiday, humor, thanksgiving day,
Form: Rhyme
Mascara and Masks
Words in mascara of faces in faiths
Not what I telling you
But the tones of words in tacks of minds
As absorbed is this
that the hate of...

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Categories: tacks, hate,
Form: I do not know?
the spider and the cubicle
  thumb tacked , tackled some say by the thumb,
  a
 bullied pencil pusher sitting upright at mid afternoon.  
so thin his...

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Categories: tacks, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?