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Best Tang Poems

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


Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: tang, devotion,
Form: Free verse



Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: tang, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse
Finding Happiness in Everyday Pleasures
Finding Happiness in Everyday Pleasures

Happiness is bathing in glorious, golden sunshine,
absorbing the beauty of sunsets deliciously divine.
Dancing through cool droplets of silvery rain,
feeling cleansed, refreshed,...

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Categories: tang, happiness, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The City Zoo
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in...

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Categories: tang, animal, friendship, fun, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare
It was glorious ...

A glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the reach,
(so...

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Categories: tang, beauty, color, memory, ocean, sea, travel,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member U R My Drug

You course in my veins with prurience, wild

    Immersing my marrow in urge, recompiled

        Receptors...

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Categories: tang, love, metaphor, passion, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All You Need is Cheese
The humble cheese has a secret superpower
Its gooey glory conquers cauliflower
The melted cheddar of fried baloney
The better half of macaroni

The sharp-dressed suitor of apple pie
A...

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Categories: tang, appreciation, food, funny, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Opaque
I lived ... once
I loved and laughed and ached from my marrow
I spoke my soul, and spun my mind to my innervation and impulse
Swam up...

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Categories: tang, analogy, introspection, metaphor, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
VACATION
Where black-necked cranes come to chat with me
In the company of wine and deep brown honey
Flowing from apple twigs in the heavenly valley
Of Bumthang ,...

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Categories: tang, beautiful, beauty, change, imagery, journey, mountains,
Form: Verse
Tanglaw -- Light
Sometimes, I cannot help but sigh
and wonder--
wonder deep inside of me 
whether I could ever be like you.

I riffle through the pages of my soul
and...

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Categories: tang, dedication, life, love, me, mother, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: tang, irony, violence, women,
Form: Free verse
Purveyor of Ecstasy
Miles in a coaster, a day and hours elapsed, 
Felt the utmost relief when the whirling wheels halted; 
So weary and dizzy, even a smile...

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Categories: tang, appreciation, beauty, education, environment, happiness, high
Form: Quatrain
The Sphinx
Her feline grace reclined, 
triumph ruled in Her eyes -
Many sought the blue flamed tryst 
in shaded groves they court with lies.

These men fell power...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, addiction, death, depression, lust,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Tree Rape
Scarlet and golden etched,
autumn leaves reflect summer's apprehended glory
incised in deep veined images.
Released, they sigh earthward like final breaths.

Sharp pungence ripens , musty tang,
a piquant...

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Categories: tang, autumn, change, nature,
Form: Free verse
What happened to Hip-Hop
What happened to Hip-Hop, how did it end up like this? 
the biggest song on the radio is by a rapper who didn't write it
And...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, growth, hip hop, history, music, rap,
Form: Free verse
I like rhyming
At times I've filled in a 200 page pad in a day
Yet I still had more to say
I've always liked rhyming I just find it...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tang, poems, poetry, poets, rap,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Stirs the Darkness
What is that ... there ... in the darkness?

   What is that hollow creature, cold and callous,
  that shrouds its image in...

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Categories: tang, analogy, innocence, introspection, life, loss, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sweet and Sour Pickles
There was a time when 
pleasure came on the tip of a tongue.
When fear fled and the senses
did indulge.

Though visions dim and
sound distorts, dismays…
the tang...

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Categories: tang, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Chocoholic
        The dark brown color engrossed much,
        Soft beautiful skin melts...

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Categories: tang, chocolate, joy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Luscious

Sin

   Oh, my ...

      Desire, divine

         What I would give

...

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Categories: tang, appreciation, body, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let's Biscuit
Let’s... biscuit! Shake it, mix it, orange tang it,
Choc-chip it, whisk it, whip it, sugar blanket,
Chill-cold it, knead it, mould it, flour drizzle,
Flip-fold it, roll...

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Categories: tang, food, fun,
Form: Rhyme
My Lady, Autumn
When a fiery sun sets for the day
and the sky is awashed in a crimson hue, 
Attired in a brocade gown 
of shimmering gold, 
Lo!...

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Categories: tang, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member March
Mercurial, mischievous minx
Amphibious air swirling in turquoise tang
Ribald thief of restrained relief
Capricious caress in cobalt clouds
Hale blown heather tickles the daffodils' flaxen dress.

3/01/19...

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Categories: tang, change, seasons,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Market in Northern Thailand


They are not from Chiang Mai,
they are a tribal people
who speak a hill language.
They ride through the night
on bicycles to settle at dawn
beside the Ping...

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Categories: tang, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ode to Ketchup
For hamburgers hotdogs and french fried potatoes
add the sweet savory sauce a gift from tomatoes
Ketchup Ketchup pour it thick
for bland foods it does the trick

Scramble...

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Categories: tang, fruit, fun, humorous, silly,
Form: Rhyme