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Best Tail Poems

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

Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: tail, community, funny, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge

In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts - 
darkness for light..


from beyond the softening silhouetted edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
taking unabashed pleasure...

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Categories: tail, appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning, nature, sun,
Form: Free verse
Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: tail, abuse, day, irony, judgement, me, metaphor,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: tail, heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: tail, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy, day, me,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Peacocks and Predators

The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...

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Categories: tail, animal, identity,
Form: Imagism
Old blabber mouth gets on my wick
His attitude makes me quite sick
He plays to the crowd 
Is brash and so loud 
My husband thinks he's...

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Categories: tail, humorous, voice,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: tail, environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Secret Soul
A meek Monet, a gentle Van Gogh
I may seem too nice and mild, though
The moon knows my true name

In lust I ascend to claim my...

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Categories: tail, bird, identity, mystery, night,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Crescent Waltz
She slants her shining, golden glance
Across desert, mountains, rivers, plants
Greets her rising, true romance
In the purpling, opposite skies

Her lunar love, her heart’s delight
Soars to ever...

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Categories: tail, allegory, friendship, life, love, nature, space,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: tail, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: tail, animal, girl, metaphor, night, star, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: tail, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cloud - Recited

Floating in the sky...
Changing patterns fill my eye...
What will you become?

Vagabond and wanderer...
Riding wind so high,
No matter where it blows.
You thumb your way to places

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Categories: tail, me, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE OTHER SELF

( Repost )

Somehow, her eyes expand with the disobedient sky
and there, she senses urchins filling water on the lake
her feet and thighs slide up changing...

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Categories: tail, fantasy, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Hound Dog Tale
As the 

came buzzing by
to rest and munch
and eat his lunch
and have some fun
on the hound dog's 

The old dog
without a clue
in the...

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Categories: tail, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life's Fading Light-Part 1-Heroic Crown of Sonnets

When orchids bloom in beauty life's aglow
to hold emotions locked in deep repose
in young desire and love warm thoughts will show.
Affection holds its ardor as...

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Categories: tail, age, death, love,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member The SnaffyLaffy Swiger
The SnaffyLaffy Swiger
Looks something like a tiger.
His stripes are big and bright
Just like a rainbow.
They shimmer glittery
Beneath the moon glow
Florescent green, pink, blue and yellow.

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Categories: tail, fantasy, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Dead Birds
Standing on the broken cement of the back porch
silently staring into the skies
and talking to myself 
Fingers struggling to keep appearances 
windshield wipers across...

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Categories: tail, depression, family, forgiveness, introspection
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dog, the Pig and the Cat - repost
I thought I’d repost this because of the state of the world today and because 
it might help someone see things a little differently or...

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Categories: tail, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Holly's Christmas Story
Our sweet dog Holly lies under our tree
She is wagging her tail so gleefully,

Knocking about the light Christmas tree balls.
She becomes quite shocked as one...

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Categories: tail, adventure, christmas, dog, snow, , cute,
Form: Couplet
NOT SO FAST….							
Just where do you think you are going??!!
Do you think you can just walk away!!
You have work to do.
Tighten up that...

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Categories: tail, appreciation, hope, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
A Passing Shadow
Behind our house, below the deck
with its pleasing benches and sylvan view,
the back yard we have descends steeply
to a little stream called Chimacum Creek.

It is...

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Categories: tail, pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I gave you

If I gave you my heart on a big silver platter
would you sit with me here at the edge of the moon
Arranging the...

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Categories: tail, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Go Ask Alice
With enlightenment, not inhalation, 
drawn from Jefferson Airplane's (Starship?) 'White Rabbit.' 
(written by Grace Slick)

A Monotetra ~

Don't be drawn into that fairytale
with the Cheshire Cat's...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tail, grief,
Form: Monorhyme