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Best Talked Poems

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


Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: talked, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: talked, music,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: talked, angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
The Malkavian..Part 1
The Malkavian..Part 1

His mind has all the meaning of a madman that is screaming
Tortured and tormented, a life lived to be lamented 
His family, drained...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talked, caregiving, friendshiplife, drug,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Black Powder
I lived in such a pretty home,
A spotless home I kept,
But somehow, from a place unknown,
Through every crack, black powder crept,
However much I swept.

On every...

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Categories: talked, dark, future, horror,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: talked, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What I Should Have Said Then
Remember that night, one of so many of course
When the waitress asked if we were on our first date
We’d talked for three hours till our...

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Categories: talked, devotionwords, day, friend, me,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Bedtime Story
Once, a long ways away, and a long time ago
Lived a wee little man with his silly pet crow;
And once every day, as the sun...

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Categories: talked, bird, children, nonsense, nursery rhyme, tree,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Three Messengers
Old and ugly and well married is the visage
that I carry, and yet, there is another world
that keeps opening up its magic door.
It sends me...

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Categories: talked, allegory, old, me, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You never know till you get to know
One dark night a saucer crashed;
the military quickly cleaned up the trash.
In the distance, what they didn’t see;
a thin, white face between the trees.

Once all...

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Categories: talked, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Of Road Rage and the Poetrysoup Profanity Policy
As Joe was biking down the side of the road
He ran across a chap with a dearth of driving skills.  
Or more accurately, the...

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Categories: talked, anger, conflict, culture, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Wind Lover
You kiss my face and I turn to trace
the tracks you left on the ground;
where have you walked and with whom have you talked
in all...

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Categories: talked, love hurts, metaphor, wind,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIFE IN ETERNITY
LIFE IN ETERNITY*


1.

The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: talked, birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Entwined



I was strolling                     I was...

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Categories: talked, first love, romantic,
Form: Shape
Love Matters

I spent my life working hard
Built a house paved with slabs
Garden grass with rainbow roses
Show house bank account and cars

 A lady from the village...

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Categories: talked, i love you,
Form: Rhyme
Love Game
I'm the bloke she never had,
she's the girl I never knew,
when I met her she was sad,
broken up without a clue.

We've talked of her past...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talked, love,
Form: Rhyme
Of Ladies and Lords
He walked with her a good mile
and talked with increasing smile,
with wonder he sat,
for the gladness in her heart;
...spent her days with wild hope ---
that...

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Categories: talked, fantasy, hero, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Corey Fazel
Koorosh the Great, Friend

All of my heart
One tear
Or one Monsoon
No amount, no grandeur
Can express the sorrow
Oh yes, I am sad, I am saddened
I am in...

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Categories: talked, beauty, death, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PERCEPTION
   PERCEPTION

Before the abyss, I had it all
Letting go of all I see
My friend, I hope our time won't end
It took a short...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: talked, abuse, analogy, art, dedication, encouraging, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poor man Rich man
I went to a poor man's house
There was an exquisite car in the driveway
I walked up to the grand entryway
Rang his doorbell
The chimes sounded like...

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Categories: talked, heart, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Swear I Want To Die
It’s our second date. 

On our first date we talked until sun rise 
all I wanted to do was to keep looking at you, 
to...

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Categories: talked, i love you,
Form: Free verse
I Only Understand Now
We talked at length
The hours we passed
The life you lived
Oh the horrors 
So many men's live snuffed
Oh Arizona, a dedication
Whose souls be at rest
Amidst oily...

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Categories: talked, death, father, introspection, love, hero,
Form: Elegy
The Mirror Of Time
I hold three magic rocks, in my hand. Rolling them over and over and over. Leaving this 
reality behind, far behind I stepped into the...

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Categories: talked, family, imagination, nostalgiaday, mom, school, dad,
Form: Free verse
Oak Tree
     the Oak  Tree

You were always someone special
In the midnight hours in my dream
I could really feel the tension
A tree,...

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Categories: talked, imagination, lossday, tree, day, friend, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member FAMOUS LAST LINE
STAND BY ME

Oh my darling the news is so bleak
I saw the consultant only last week
Think we better start making plans
See the vicar; hear the...

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Categories: talked, death, sad love, wedding,
Form: Rhyme