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Best Take A Step Back Poems

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


Premium Member HEAR EAR
Over recent months I’ve had trouble with my hearing…
Misinterpreting what is being said isn’t so endearing


Take a step back and think of all the things...

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Categories: take a step back, health, how i feel,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member In the Wild, Far From My Home
Ain't it wild the things that have passed?
The things we thought would change,
the things we thought weren't gonna last?

(remember picnics on the park grass?
that was...

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Categories: take a step back, absence, change, endurance, imagination,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member You are Nothing --- As Am I
I used to think poetry was about expression
(but some it seems would rather make it a competition)
I used to think beautiful words were meant to...

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Categories: take a step back, anger, angst, feelings, how
Form: Verse
Enter the Red Room
Let's take a step back in time,
step into the golden temple of God
that Solomon built
There shining on a hill
stood the beautiful sanctuary of God,
casting forth...

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Categories: take a step back, blessing, jesus, love, religious,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Kick the Can

Please,
  Feel free ...
    Kick me down the street
      Like a dented can - label ripped,...

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Categories: take a step back, abuse, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



Lessons from the jungle
Animals animals all we are
Have come from the jungle that's oh so far!
Happily happily we came dancing here
With many lessons that you all have to...

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Categories: take a step back, kid, kindergarten,
Form: Rhyme
Never giving up (Revised)
(Verse 1)
There’s an aching in my back
An my knees are buckling in
My body’s hurt n bruised
friends r’ say ‘n take a step back ‘n relax

(Bridge)
got...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take a step back, hope, inspirational, life, song-visionary,
Form: Lyric
Why Do you Keep Running
She said "Why do you keep running, slow down a little;
Why don’t you open your eyes and see beyond the horizon;
Don’t you see it…?? Coz...

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Categories: take a step back, change,
Form: Free verse
Make The pen bleed
I won't stop writing until I make the pen bleed
Until my heart falls on the paper and you feel the beat
When my tears can be...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take a step back, deep, feelings, meaningful, poets,
Form: Free verse
A Letter to You, a Letter to Me
What if I could talk to you,
if you were more than a memory?
What if I could lead your path,
instead of the fate that led mine?

Would...

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Categories: take a step back, anger, hate, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
I feel like Mike Tyson
Once the smoke clears I'll overcome the burns
The grass isn't always greener, the sky is sometimes grey and dark instead of blue
Sometimes you need to...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take a step back, deep, depression, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
The World Is Drowning In Hatred
There's a saying we all know
Sharing is caring-- you will show
How much love is deep inside
If everyone had only tried
To follow this one simple rule
We...

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Categories: take a step back, emotions, heartbreak, recovery from,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Final Burnout
Where were you when time stood still?
When the world was no longer there?
Nothing was left, only ill will.
Little left to matter, no one to care.

Is...

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Categories: take a step back, fear, future, universe, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Close Your Mouth, Silence Is Golden -

Quiet
Take a step back
Evil destroys people
Harmonious interactions
Selfish





Form used traditional Cinquain  2,4,6,8,2 syllables
26.02.2016
A-L Andresen :)
...

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Categories: take a step back, community, conflict,
Form: Cinquain
My Anxiety

Anxiety can fuel a person with imaginations created from the darkest corners of the mind, overwhelming them with the negativities of the unknown. 
It is...

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Categories: take a step back, anxiety, imagination, peace, psychological,
Form: Personification
A Broken Heart
           A promise to be together is broken,
just not a promise but my soul
 ...

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Categories: take a step back, lost love, me, heart,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Country livin'
Cans to kick, Sticks to whittle
Blow that jug, or saw that fiddle
Roll up your jeans,Go grab your pole
Wade right in, to the old fishin' hole
If...

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© Joe Inka  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take a step back, introspection, life, nature, old,
Form: Rhyme
Humble Pie, Anyone
NOTE: This blog entry was erased because it was deemed "inflammatory". So I ask you, the audience: did this blog deserve to be erased? Let...

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Categories: take a step back, how i feel, introspection,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Tavira, Algarve, my home town
Tavira 

Tavira is my town
The place I call my home
Rich in history
Much like me
Many secrets does it hold
Ancient times still apparent
Different people now
A different time

How...

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Categories: take a step back, beach, community, holiday, home,
Form: Free verse
Can I Kartel You
You think you're Godzilla 
but you're just a Gorilla,
that's what happens when you've got gonorrhea,
my skin colours vanilla
my skills are killa and real
you're run of...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take a step back, hip hop, rap, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Conflict
Humans fight, and fight, for what? For selfishness. Humans fight for land, for oil, for something they want. It’s our nature, desire. We want everything,...

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Categories: take a step back, conflict,
Form: ABC
Premium Member We Are Who They Thought We Were
- I take a step back to reflect. Fecal matter storms a reality check in to the mental hotel of chaos. In utter disorder; rationality...

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Categories: take a step back, deep, imagery, metaphor, word
Form: Prose Poetry
ok lets go with this
Is there a coherent competent compromise to where/which we can all adhere with all that drains our incumbent neural net desires for recumbent destruction through...

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Categories: take a step back, angst, christian, corruption, kids,
Form: Free verse
A GIGGLE A DAY
A GIGGLE A DAY

A giggle a day helps to keep the doctor away,
That's my armchair philosophy for you today.

Never mind the apple, although that won't...

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Categories: take a step back, life,
Form: Couplet
Mayberry
Take a step back to a simpler place,
Where the world revolved at a slower pace.

Think about Andy, Opie, Barney and Aunt Bee,
Enjoying life in the...

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Categories: take a step back, fantasy, imagination, life, nostalgia,
Form: Couplet