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Best Take Five Poems

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


She stops to take five minutes
As she sighs along to the quiet,
she hears a pleasant whisper.
It is her own enchanted voice.
For she has some time to think.
She hears a pleasant...

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Categories: take five, life, mothertime,



Premium Member footle-TAKE FIVE
still green


this theme



Tribute to Dave Brubeck's 1961 no 1 hit...

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Categories: take five, music, nostalgia

Got Milk - In Her Battle
I used to receive regular phone calls so gladly from her
I could feel all her excitements and when she’s so eager
Telling me about her and...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take five, cancer, cousin, dedication, me,

Premium Member Daffy Definitions (Part 3 )
I thank all Participants in my endeavor to create a POETRYSOUP Dictionary I f YOU do not 
see Your word yet Please be Patient I...

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Categories: take five, education, family, friendship, funny

BACK SEAT BINGO
: baby, cool, hip hop, nostalgia, passion, word play
Back seat Bingo ©

Groovy hot licks on tubs
Daddy-o’s a finger zinger
That straw boss sure gets down
Get down...

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Categories: take five, baby, cool, hip hop,

A Sunbeam Journey
How big is this great universe?
How far do the stars traverse?
Let us think in terms of sunbeams’
Travel-time on the photon streams.

Beams seen from Pluto at...

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take five, space

Summer
The beach air had come to me
With its refreshing yet breezy sensation
The summer is just in the city
Have the fun in the earth’s heaven

Iced water...

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Categories: take five, beach, beauty, bird, sea,



Get Me Off This Boat
This has been a nightmarish vacation ordeal.
I’m so glad this ship is docking in Mobile.
When fire broke out in the ship’s engine room,
the loss of...

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Categories: take five, adventure, travel,

Gonzo Traditions
A true Walden pond,
Slashed roads that break beyond.
We light a Philly XL;
Cut and filled with ganja and ale.

Lack of concern,
No pity and no pain.
Lack of...

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Categories: take five, adventure,

Lonely Dust Bunnies
The sunlight illuminates the dust in my room,
reminding me of what I have not done yet,
and what remains to be completed.
That which needs to be...

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Categories: take five, animals, visionary,

Premium Member Footle-50's quaternion
JOHNNY RAY
I cry
girls sigh
AROUND THE CLOCK
juke box
room rocks
TAKE FIVE
still green
this theme
BLUE SUEDE
blue blue
my shoe

...

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Categories: take five, nostalgia

How Sweet It Is Contest
How Sweet It Is

Time to relax with a smooth creamy milky way
I’m on a binge this sweet tooth just won’t go away,

My cravings are driving...

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Categories: take five, candy, chocolate,

Premium Member space- ALL THAT JAZZ
take five..take five.. take five


the melody reiterates


Inspired by Dave Brubeck's hit of 1961...

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Categories: take five, music, people

Got Beer Fix at Check Six
Got Beer Fix at Check Six

Introduction. Next door neighbor Gene Lakin
invited my to go to a new bar with him. That
is how we ended up...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take five, encouraging, humorous,

Premium Member footle-WALLFLOWER
take five


hand jive...

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Categories: take five, people, sad

Don't Give Up
Crash dive, come alive,
sinking low, want to grow,
body numb, she's so dumb,
take five, no hard drive,
find the will, prescription refill,
heart throb, don't sob,
feeling stuck, more...

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Categories: take five, depression

Grandma At Eighty Eight
Grandma At Eighty Eight

Not too long ago you were a golfer and high score bowler
Hair always fixed looking fifty not much older

Unique deluxe card games...

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Categories: take five, devotion, family, life, people,

Premium Member A FIFTIES FABULOUS FOOTLE
 
JOHNNY RAY
I cry
girls sigh
AROUND THE CLOCK
juke box
room rocks
TAKE FIVE
still green
this theme
BLUE SUEDE
blue blue
my shoe
BLUE MOON
Dean croons
girls swoon...

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Categories: take five, music, teen,

Premium Member Above The Bloody Waters
It was a sight for sore eyes;
This nightmare of the Gulf made us cry. 
Katrina destroyed Mississippi and Louisiana.
They were ripped to shreds.
From a biblical...

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Categories: take five, black african american, life,

Hey Dreamer
Hey dreamer, dream on for the world is yours.
A melancholy generation spoils for those who follow.
Rise up, stand tall, the faint hearted will fall,
Time stands...

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© R. Pinchen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: take five, time,

new birth
                      NEW BIRTH

 ...

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Categories: take five, inspirationallove,

Premium Member PYRAMIDS 7


PYRAMIDS #7:


Live
Then give
Just to live


Scope
Sculpts hope
Feel faith cope


Strive
Take five
Dare to dive

~~~~~~~~~




Leon Enriquez
14 January 2016
Singapore
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Categories: take five, allusion,

How sweet it is
We met on the corner of *5th avenue* and I instantly knew that was it,
we were soulmates,set for life,
when our eyes met I could see...

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Categories: take five, desire, destiny, life, literature,

The Dollhouse
Our grandkids have a dollhouse,
A gift we did provide,
With furniture and little folk 
To fill the rooms inside.

It's used a lot, quite lovingly,
Yet every time...

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Categories: take five, grandchild,

Life With A Breeze
When I accept things as they come
And add up the cost to get the sum
Let down my hair and forget what was done
Then I will...

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Categories: take five, hope, life, peace, life,


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