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Best Tall Poems

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


Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: tall, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Melancholic Tree
In the middle of winter
within misty moors,
lies a melancholic meadow.

Up above grey skies foretell
perturbed crows to seek shelter.
Down below, 
an isolated tree - naked and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tall, analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
Form: Free verse
CAMPFIRE
~CAMPFIRE~ 

I hunger to taste your solid wood stare
You and I, no one else at all
Snuggling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet...

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Categories: tall,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Affair With A Frost Flower State Of Affairs


There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: tall, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak, introspection, irony,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lily of the Nile
Lily of the Nile 

O Lily of the Nile, your enchanting
purple starburst blooms
rise on naked stalks to greet

lovers on their river stroll as
nature lifts their...

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Categories: tall, beauty, flower, river,
Form: Verse



I Write
Tiptoeing towards the edge of the towering cliff

I flap my wounded wings and fly

over tall two hundred year old oak trees

up to the top of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tall, dream, imagination, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
Autumn Afterglow

As halcyon summer days 
    wave goodbye
Bucolic trees seen from 
    an autumn sky
Become a cynosure 
 ...

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Categories: tall, autumn, beauty, october, seasons, sky, tree,
Form: Rhyme
One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: tall, color, green, holiday, imagery, march, nature,
Form: Verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: tall, absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member -Unlatched-
_______________________

So young, I was, and so naive
There was no doubt, I did believe
this babe who's latched inside my womb
with ties we had,... would always be

Latched...

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Categories: tall, childhood, family, mother, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moonlight Serenade
Blindfolded, he takes me from the car through the humid air of August. He holds my hand, and then surrounds me with his arms, when...

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Categories: tall, sensual,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: tall, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: tall, appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: tall, anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: tall, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member An Epic Love For Women

I know you're not here

but you are in my heart 

so 

you are always with me

i'll just slip into you

with these words.
 
I know 
there...

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Categories: tall, beauty, celebration, dream, heart, love, magic,
Form: Epic
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: tall, hope,
Form: Rhyme
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: tall, analogy, art, beautiful, dream, introspection, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Glimpse


guilty as charged
i stole it tall
every consonant 
every vowel
every word
every sentence 

plagiarized 

the ocean
in its unique shades of blues and greens
combined and blended to create
its...

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Categories: tall, beauty, celebration, character, creation, heart, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Land of Lights
A sweep of milky waves flood onyx sands
converging under endless summer skies
of northern lights in iridescent bands
Icelandic talismans of tales sublime.

A glassy sea of crystalline...

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Categories: tall, beauty, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Four Sisters
Spring stirs her eager young
Giving life, renewed to those
Who stand about and doze
She whispers hope of things begun
Beneath winter's cold repose.

Summer, smiling golden rays
With ample...

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Categories: tall, nature, seasons,
Form: Personification
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: tall, lost love, love
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Portrait of Nature
Each element of who she is, is scattered on the grass, 
with the scent of earth, the drop of rain, 
where dew reflects a sky...

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Categories: tall, earth, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: tall, america, childhood, places,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Good Cry

i wait at the river for the cry of the loon
                             ...

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Categories: tall, introspection,
Form: Free verse