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Best Tags Poems

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

Premium Member Penny for your Thoughts
So many pennies,
lost in the system,
rejected, neglected,
dejected -
cursed by '99' price tags,
a charity box favourite,
nobody wants nor waits for.

So many forgotten pennies,
lost on the streets...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Tossing Out Regret
I’ve decided to be rid of some things:

	a moth-holed sequined dress with bitter tags,
	the weeping journal of ennui and pain,

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, moving on,
Form: Blank verse
Where the City Folk Live

At the confluence of the cultures 
Where the politics ebb and flow
The tide of humanity crashes
Against their collective soul

The spires of...

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Categories: tags, places,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Heroes


When need arises they rise up in every town
No matter the toll it takes, they just carry on,
But not everyone will recognize who they are

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Categories: tags, hero,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When you are alone
When you are alone
In a disaster zone
Being lost and forgotten,
Afraid of the world unknown,
With care and courage I will arrive
And lay down by your side,

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Categories: tags, child, love, Lullaby,
Form: Lyric

Acts of Aggression
         Based on a quote from Watership Down:
"He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running."


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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, war,
Form: Rhyme
Love Game
I'm the bloke she never had,
she's the girl I never knew,
when I met her she was sad,
broken up without a clue.

We've talked of her past...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MADE IN CHINA
"Made In China"

They can have my money
If it saves me money

The toys I played with when I was young,
Says I enjoyed their hands
The Labels read...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, business, culture, dedication, funny, thanks,
Form: Free verse
Caught By A Train
I was caught by a train yesterday

I hear people say
this often in exasperation
exaggerated tones
with over-dramatic groans
as if the train somehow
physically captured them
in its large mechanical...

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Categories: tags, appreciation, art, imagery, inspiration, perspective, travel,
Form: Free verse
My guy
To my guy, 
Come here.
Run your fingers through my hair,
swing me in the air.
Lift me and take a spin,
I'll laugh and we both win.
And when...

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Categories: tags, beautiful, cheer up, childhood, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Disarray

Within huge caverns of my disarray
fly interpreting birds with rainbow wings
well sung arrow-shot words, vanquish the grey
while they fly about, dawn's gleaming rays sing!

This radiant...

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Categories: tags, appreciation, art, color, deep, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
In Chibok,
An IED finds it way 
Into the mind of a savage sect
And made good use of the emptiness.

In helplessness,
Some school girls are bundled up

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Categories: tags, angst, bereavement, betrayal, high school, leadership,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member SALE CRAZY

On a sale, my Aunt Bel can’t be denied
Access to mark-downs with red, yellow tags
Off for the big loot, her shoulders take pride
In carrying four...

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Categories: tags, money, relationship,
Form: Quatrain
Lucky Numbers 2, 10, 24, 65, 93
You don’t know this but
we’re all ISBN’s. At birth,
we’re tattooed across our asses
with barcodes, ID tags, social security numbers.
The only doctors allowed
to perform this surgical...

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© Kelsey May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, conflict, nonsense, pain, scary, slavery, social,
Form: Concrete

Just standing in the handle of the dipper.
Drinking stars from inside her silver slipper.
The cup is buoyed up in ancient liquid light.
And Ursula...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tags, imagery, journey, mythology, stars,
Form: Alliteration
Free at Last
Free at Last
• He thinks back to a time, when he was so young.
M-16 on his shoulder, around his neck dog tags hung
Dense jungles made...

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Categories: tags, anxiety, freedom, jesus, military, spiritual, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Futility Of War
There'll be another empty cot on the camp ground tonight.
Alas, a gallant soldier gave his all in the frightful fight.
His anguished pleas for peace were...

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Categories: tags, war
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Christmas Miracle
Christmas Eve and he worked late again.
As he trod through drifts of pristine snow,
he saw a bottle passed among homeless men.
Two months mortgage he did...

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Categories: tags, holiday, uplifting, christmas, christmas,
Form: Quintain (English)
Permanent Guest
Brain spatter smacked me in the face
Blood was everywhere, so thick I could taste it
I rolled to the left and with blurry eyes aimed 

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Categories: tags, warfriend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No More

I remember that Sunday night 
When I got the call from my Mom
She called to let us know
My brother was wounded in Vietnam
I went to...

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Categories: tags, memory, war,
Form: Bio
The whittled worries and fears shred my nerves like ants on glass, sparkling red. I notice and bow to the glitterati in their fine silks...

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Categories: tags, allusion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member No Greater Love Hath These
Glistening bayonets, buried deep in the sand,
while atop the helmet crowns their lives;
They died alone on this foreign dirt,
while back home a mother cries.

Bloody Dog...

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Categories: tags, dedication, children,
Form: Rhyme
Thankful None
No thing is as it was to be thankful for, thankful none
To be that unthankful for the life we see
Seen or sought all store bought 

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Categories: tags, america, appreciation, community, culture, life, society,
Form: Free verse
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigree and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is...

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Categories: tags, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness, hope, hyperbole,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Paint Holds Me Together
My skin and hair will never fall off, because the paint will always hold us together.
Paint is perpetually on my nails, under my nails, on...

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Categories: tags, humor,
Form: Free verse