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Best Tailings Poems

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


Ghosts of Buzzard's Breath
© 2009 (Jim Sularz)

Quiet mounds of yellowed tailings and dead weeds whisper low.
And proud rusting relics telling tales of striking gold.
The rush from East, from...

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© Jim Sularz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tailings, funny, history, humorous,
Form: Ballade



Stone Sculpture
The sculptor selects 
a mallet and a chisel, 
repositions the 
rock, creates the tailings to
pave the statue’s patron path.
...

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Categories: tailings, art,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Path of Pride
Path of Pride

Life is filled with daily choices,
some are easy, others not.
Discernment used between the voices 
convict emotional endings sought.

Feelings fueled by poisoned passion,
traits we...

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Categories: tailings, pride,
Form: Rhyme
The Little Portuguese Princess
A Portuguese princess there on the stairs
Knee high and smiling of wish filled cares
A grin of a sprite and a handful of pickings
A thought to...

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Categories: tailings, love, romance, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Buddgelin Bey - Translation of Rex Marshall's Buddgelin Bey by T Wignesan
Buddgelin Bey – Translation of Rex Marshall’s « Buddgelin Bey » by T. Wignesan

(Rex Marshall, b. July 16, 1943 at Grafton, belongs to the aboriginal...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tailings, humorous, mother, nature, rights, , 6th
Form: Free verse



Heartcrusher
Pebbles those thick drops of hard rain;  earth hail skittering
At the front of your mind growing, sloshing marbled and felt in your teeth
Scratching ache...

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Categories: tailings, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Come To Me As A Poem
       Come To Me As A Poem

The days of thunder in the cane fields 
gone...
lightning strikes on the flat,...

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Categories: tailings, absence
Form: ABC