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Best Tangential Poems

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


Tangential Reality
Casting aside the blunt reality
My conscious swims into the realm of all possibilities
The transition is totally automatic
I wonder if they are my subconscious' semantic
Different scenarios...

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Categories: tangential, humorous, imagination, introspection, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?



Tangential Ben
Whenever I keep going off at a tangent,
There he is saying,
Means nothing friend,
And poits to a blank canvas....

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Categories: tangential, friendship
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Collateral Lamb
Thus I sail the sacrificial scabrous seas and touch tormented tides
Battle-scarred in the breeze and washed ashore where evil hides
The Sun regrettably retreats where malice...

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Categories: tangential, abuse, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Climates of Ballistic Management
Senator Fuller,
a permaculture designer
turned architect of exterior landscapes
then public sector architect
of EarthShip cooperative interior landscapes,
is with us today
to tell us about why he supports Sanders,
at...

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Categories: tangential, destiny, earth, health, humor, peace, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
Written In Beige
Written In Beige

Against the bleak bank wall he leans
as the sidewalk moves sideways
across his tangential thoughts.
People pass, the dull parade,
the money-grubbers and hoarders
in their shiny...

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Categories: tangential, identity, metaphor, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis



Premium Member Pray For The Lord
Simple Prayer

God whoever you are and wherever you may seem to be hiding
in times situations and places when confusion reigns and I fail to
see please...

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Categories: tangential, god,
Form: Free verse
January 8, 2011
TRAUMA BAY

Of true evil, I’d had barely a peek
But this day would be an education
A full immersion in the fetid reek
The foul depths of his...

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Categories: tangential, courage, evil, history, recovery from, violence,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member Discard Flat Packs Have Faith
Discard Flat Packs Have Faith

There is a God of the Universe parallel that is and I call 
her freedom ‘Come into my space’ she seems...

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Categories: tangential, god, universe,
Form: Personification
Something New
I wake up at a different time and place each breaking morning
And set a new path on this earth that beggars all forewarning
One day I’ll...

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Categories: tangential, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Battle Axe And Her Republican Trumpeting Waze - part 1
Upon bitterly cold dawning hours of one January 2000 day
the Harns family desperately sought a place to live – “hay
there” Nelson Swartley (an independent realtor)...

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Categories: tangential, evil, grave, house, life, prejudice, storm,
Form: I do not know?
Ripples in the water
Envy in the eyes of sky
At the concentric circles of
Expanding beauty
To disappear from where it rose
Leaving behind
Poems that we read
To be happy

Here water is golden
There...

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Categories: tangential, blue, boat, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I CHOOSE THE FASTEST LOOKING HORSE
I CHOOSE THE FASTEST LOOKING HORSE
MUSCULAR YET SLEEK IN SHAPE
WITH A FIXED LOOK OF DETERMINATION
A BODY OF BRIGHT COLORS 
AND A SADDLE AND BLANKET TO...

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Categories: tangential, funny, life, world, me,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Denouement
Denouement

The plot thickens broadens in plastered confused juxtapositions
over time there and then weaves tapestries lost unfound caught

Viscous tears dried out shed rivers searching oases oceans...

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Categories: tangential, change,
Form: Free verse
one more pill to help me chill
Like Alice in Wonderland I roam the desert of my mind trying to find a way out 
Every day I reinvent myself wondering whether or...

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© Joy Leftow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tangential, angst, art, psychological, stress,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Jig Is Up
When Irish eyes are smiling,
And the gymnast smile extends to curve her petal-red lips,
That's when she'll let her waves fall down with the grace of...

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© Rose Melo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tangential, lost love, love, passionme, me, sun,
Form: Free verse
Dancing with the angel
Dancing with the angel; winding
Like an eel and a geisha girl.
Her hips vibrating like a dog drying its wetting hairs.
Will she glue herself into my...

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Categories: tangential, celebration, dance,
Form: Blank verse
Timeless Fascination With Youth
I aged a small number of hours,
     none the worse
since posting about Daylight Savings Time,
     a radiant...

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Categories: tangential, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Torque about wheels
I love the rims on the wheels of my car,
Each rim that’s made out of steel,
And I love the spokes tightly holding these rims,
I love...

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Categories: tangential, beautiful, car, love,
Form: Quatrain
pilgrim poem
it starts out full of determination, 
crusading with vision and vigor
a strong staff, new boots, and a good hat.
a map with direction and no mud...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tangential, adventure, inspirational, on writing and words,
Form: Narrative
Apart
Longing astray from the corners of my thoughts
I try to accept what is
Distance, separation and apart willingly so
I fight to accept what is

Striving towards the...

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Categories: tangential, angst, love, visionary
Form: Verse
Artists
Admirable ability.
Rhythmically rendered.
Terrific talent. 
Intense individuals. 
Steadfastly studying.
Tangential thinkers.
Seeking serendipity. 

© May16, 2011
Dane Smith-Johnsen
...

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Categories: tangential, art, people
Form: Acrostic
Good Samaritan Wannabe plea two
in lieu as payment for buzzfeed ding,
livingsocial, lodging, et cetera accommodations.
the best buy google research to locate a
handy dandy blues clues milieu, true
value venue iterated...

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Categories: tangential, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Here here please define quantum mechanics for second dummy
   even scrunching brow 
   defeats and doth be lie
this one measly mortal well nigh
tuckered out on par with calculating pi
...

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Categories: tangential, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Free Verse The Process
Seriously… 
Frequently verse free of rhyme and meter
Articulates mental images upon a page.
A poetic expression from the heart
Unified by tangential emotions,
Thoughts openly, freely uttered…
A progression...

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Categories: tangential, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
From Blank Screen To Logorrhea
most instances when i initially seat
     myself priming creative literary juices to flow,
     an unspecified number hours...

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Categories: tangential, 11th grade, 12th grade, encouraging, meaningful,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme