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Best Taking Poems

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


Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: taking, beautiful, beauty, earth, light, love, romance,
Form: Shape



Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

***
Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: taking, anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: taking, death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cup of Empty
Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a...

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Categories: taking, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream, hurt, lost
Form: Quatrain
PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: taking, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Hidden Treasures

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Categories: taking, art,
Form: Shape
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: taking, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: taking, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taking, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: taking, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: taking, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge


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

RISING

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

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Categories: taking, appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning, nature, sun,
Form: Free verse
Daddy
Daddy

Daddy, why did you go away?
Don't you know I wanted you to stay!

Daddy, when you left mom,
Don't you know you left me too?
Now all I...

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Categories: taking, blue, dad, depression, father daughter, mom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: taking, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist
Country...

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Categories: taking, adventure, beauty, body, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Recalling Her
It is thirty six years ago, and I am with her in the garden,
where July is a picnic of egg sandwiches, cress-stippled,
fuzzy-downed peaches, yellow-tangy lemonade.
Her...

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Categories: taking, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In This Sky of Night
I look at shining stars in cobalt sky
with just one wish to make on only one
of billions of them in this Galaxy
where we're just one...

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Categories: taking, romance, sky,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Blind Painter
There is a part of me missing
There is a part of me that shall never be
Inside of this dark sad brooding mind
Is the painter who...

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Categories: taking, analogy, art, beautiful, dream, introspection, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Butterfly
Enroling  you a worm (cumbersome and)
hairy, you- scimitar of leaves
Knows the pain ,writhing pupae
Abandoned and convicted
Constricted hanging straightjacket
Squirming like a jackrabbit
Gagged nocturnally - ...

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Categories: taking, angel, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nana's Hands
Through the years they worked their spells
     From drawers and cupboards, taking things
       That through...

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Categories: taking, appreciation, food, grandchild, grandmother, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Keep Our Ghosts At Bay
I feel your pain like it was mine
Having an ability to see your soul
If you hurt and can't speak
Sit here with me for I am...

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Categories: taking, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Between the whispers and the sighs
Between the whispers and the sighs

The sweet taste of champagne,
still lingers on her lips
The fragrance of jasmine oil,
slides from her fingertips

I know that I'm ready...

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Categories: taking, desire, love, romantic love, sensual,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member When Yesterday Was Today
On cold evenings
Surrounded by friends
Warm and
Safe
I could stay up forever
Taking strength
From the blackness 
Talking
Dreaming
Feeling that I could float upward
And walk with the stars
On their lonely...

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Categories: taking, lost love, love
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Just Within Reach


just within reach?

things!
lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: taking, introspection,
Form: I do not know?
My Butterfly
 A perfumed breeze with summer lavender 

Shapeless smoked clouds had come and gone 

Through verdant valleys I strolled along 

Honeycombed hues warmed the new...

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Categories: taking, lost love,
Form: Free verse