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Best Take Poems

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


Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: take, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: take, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: take, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: take, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: take, beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: take, dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Never Shame a Woman
Never ever shame a woman
for the fire in her soul
still your fear that you're unable
to give that which makes her whole

Never ever shame a woman
for...

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Categories: take, passion, women,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take, anger, death, horror, humorous, love, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take, angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: take, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Umbrella
*I Will Cry*

If this world really mattered,
Why does it bleed?

I could tell you how much I love you,
But, that will never heal the pain.
I am...

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Categories: take, beautiful, cry, rain,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Sailing the Seas In A Pecan Tree
The wind billows out from the seat of his britches
With determined eyes, skinned knuckles and knees
He climbs up the rails nailed from old cedar pieces
To...

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Categories: take, adventure, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: take, character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Best Friend Defined
What's a best friend,
But the smell before rain?
The hand that we give,
When a friend is in pain

It's the things that we do,
The words that we...

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© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take, friendship, hope, love, friend,
Form: Rhyme
No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: take, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member For One Pass Of Your Breath

you write your words and they make me cry
you write those word and you know i die
but i've died so often now

i held you in...

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Categories: take, lost love, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Gift of Love
Around my mom, I always felt my guilt
My conscience seemed to always take her side
Some years ago, I gave her a new quilt
I still recall...

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Categories: take, love, mother,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As Flowers Crumble Collaboration with Silent One
Lullabies through tear filled eyes
It's truly, love at first sight
The bond is forged and galvanized
To hold forever tight

Each time you needed a hand
She always had...

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Categories: take, love, mother son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Poet, Am I

A poet, you say? Oh no, not am I,
               There's only...

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Categories: take, blessing, faith, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: take, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Waterfall Wishes on Stars with no Swings
Waterfall wishes on stars with no swings
I’m sending to you on butterfly wings.
Pennies are wasted on a wishing well.
Pennies instead for sweet thoughts that you...

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Categories: take, dream, love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member She touched the water
My muse
touched the waters
of a spring fed river
She had a special gift to deliver
Releasing the inspiration 
from deep within her
She said “ Drink please witness...

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Categories: take, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: take, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: take, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme