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Best Takings Poems

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


Premium Member Decadent Proposal
She senses before she sees
The manicured nails - the elegant fingers
Holding out the hundred dollar bills - enticingly - so temptingly
A generous nights takings of...

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Categories: takings, dark, desire, love, lust,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member When Eyes Close
The following poem is a personal one, a memory from decades ago about a specific person and time in my life.  It's a memory...

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Categories: takings, emotions, first love,
Form: Free verse
ONE STEP AT A TIME
adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play

A ONE STEP AT A TIME ©
Life is but a hopscotch path
Players vying for placement
Rules to follow aground
Tokens...

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Categories: takings, adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition,
Form: Verse
Revival 2 Point Ohh
Admittedly a little bit of me can see I have an ability
missing ambition to mission living submissively in submission,

If I believe built into me 
a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: takings, desire, hip hop, poetry, power, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thanks for the Diamonds
'Tis 60 years now come and gone
Since first we took our Pledge
To be true, one to the other,
To take a step beyond that sharp edge
That...

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Categories: takings, anniversary, life, love, marriage, remember, romance,
Form: Rhyme



My Grandfather's Grocer Shop
             My Grandfather's Grocer Shop

I was born in Liverpool - England and
I remember...

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Categories: takings, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Cabbie With A Heart
Cabbie with A Heart

This latest news about a selfless taxi driver…
The kindness out of his heart is a source for wonder ….
In the daily business...

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Categories: takings, appreciation, blessing, encouraging, giving, health, humanity,
Form: Narrative
THE GRIM REAPER
I have seen and felt your icy touch,
And, you have scared me too much.
But, I have seen you take the Great, the Rich, and the...

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Categories: takings, death, emotions, faith, truth,
Form: Lyric
The Newest Old Movement
We watched Frida Kahlo 
with our backs toward the rice fields
The monkey fits tightly to her breast, 
her right breast. A parrot 
on her left...

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Categories: takings, confusion, history, political, social, war,
Form: Free verse
DRUG ABUSE
Born to cure by nature for we are Siamese twins,
though we`ve been separated from inception,
our tentacles and wings pilot the earth like fins,
Mixture of herbs...

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Categories: takings, health, social, drug,
Form: Quatrain
Calm before the storm - Cafe Musings contest
The pavements stand empty the winds are still
Where are the people these chairs to fill.
Can hear shouts and cheering drafting in the air
Are these the...

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Categories: takings, drink,
Form: Rhyme
SET AFLOAT UPON WAVES OF AIR
Those days are gone, set
afloat upon waves of air-
that in which we dreamed, for we
were dreamers...adrift in the water
that took us to wherever
the currents flowed-
into...

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© Dana Young  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: takings, change, childhood, growing up, memory, remember,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Phenomenal
I'm going gung-ho, I'll let the gun blow, I aint done no, until I say so,
I've got sayings to sow, when I lay they go...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: takings, cool, rap, word play,
Form: Rhyme
The Nicholas Trim 2 Years A Poet Celebration Poem
* I wrote my first poem 2 years ago, to celebrate, I've written this poem where I've stole my own rhymes from my own poems...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: takings, me, poetry, poets, rap, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
my father
YOU MIGHT NOT THINK YOUR PERFECT OR MAYBE NOT THE BEST.
BUT JUST TO LET YOU KNOW I ADMIRE YOU AVOVE THE REST.
FOR WORKING SO HARD...

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Categories: takings, familylife, thanks, life, thanks, time,
Form: I do not know?
Pills and Other Drugs
Taking these pills
To make me feel sane
But taking these pills
Makes me more insane
I see dots & circles
Swirls of colors
Faces are morphed
Objects look rubber
I don't know...

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Categories: takings, stress, me, me, drug,
Form: Rhyme
GANG
They say once your in, there’s no way out
Unless you’re wounded in a bed, or six feet under ground
You step out into the streets
Getting shot,...

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Categories: takings, absence, abuse, addiction, africa, anger, anniversary,
Form: ABC
Shifting of days
In the shifting of days repeat, one slips of mind all the powerful and meek gratitude.

A feather floats freely.

Overwhelmed by such responsible ways,distracted by so...

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Categories: takings, allegory, caregiving, forgiveness, happiness, life, uplifting,
Form: I do not know?