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Best Television Poems

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


Premium Member Show Me Television, Free Verse
The era of catatonic self-destruction has risen yet again from boulder-blocked caves,
Whose cavernous stalactite incisors drip with the blood of thorny crowns,
Worn in punitive irony...

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Categories: television, addiction, social, society,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member It is Quiet Tonight
It is quiet tonight.
The only sound is coming from
the soft murmur of the television set.
I don't know why I don't just put it on mute.
I...

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Categories: television, death, grief, lost love,
Form: Free verse
ABC World's Famous Scientists In History
A  is for Anton van Leeuwenhoek- in his simple  microscope made him well-known,
B is for Benjamin Franklin who invented  the electricity ...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: television, cancer, inspirational, me,
Form: ABC
He's Just a Dog
He’s just a dog, a mongrel pup that fitted in me hand,
short haired, tan and white, with needs of high demand,
he’s whingy and he’s whiny,...

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Categories: television, animal, dog, trust, mum,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tell Me
I have heard, others talk about your god
He doesn't sound like a god I wish to know
Sitting in heaven high on his throne
While I'm left...

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Categories: television, angst, appreciation, dedication, emotions, faith, god,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member A Boston Tea Party Prelude
Tonight as candles flicker, she is sitting at the table
where her husband sat (before he passed away),
working on his daily crossword puzzles, seeming
most content although...

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Categories: television, lost lovehusband, husband,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our World Changing, Not For The Better
It's not hard to see or tell this world of ours 
Isn't the same as it used to be. Granted, it has 
Never been perfect,...

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Categories: television, anger, emotions, life, political, simile, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
BEFORE THE TECHNOLOGY TOOK-OVER

BEFORE THE TECHNOLOGY TOOK OVER.

How beautiful were those days 
When tech had not touched us
To spoil our minds and hearts
When life was simple and plain
And...

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Categories: television, technology,
Form: Free verse
Teach them young
Teach them the songs of the land.
Teach them the rhythm of life.
Teach them the strength of the past,
That they may appreciate the beauty of the...

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Categories: television, africa, children, culture, education, passion, people,
Form: I do not know?
At Home
When I am in your home,
I am back to Laos after a lifetime.
I am in a place beyond words:

      ...

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Categories: television, community, immigration, international, journey, loss, memory,
Form: Free verse
HER
“H” represents the humility she 
displayed from the moment she 
opened her eyes; 
“E” would suggest a revision of 
evolution, 
Because it would take many...

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Categories: television, devotion, feelings, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tell Me
I have heard, others talk about your god
He doesn't sound like a god I wish to know
Sitting in heaven high on his throne
While I'm left...

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Categories: television, angst, god, jesus, judgement,
Form: I do not know?
trust the system
footsteps aimlessly
walking on their trails
beaten down and broken
shiny as the rails
the rails of the train
over used and rusted
crumbling ignored
the system that you trusted
the silence of...

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Categories: television, age, america, baptism, class, conflict, passion,
Form: ABC
GHETTO GOSPEL
GHETTO GOSPEL

BY STREET CRIES

ABANDON BUILDINGS HOUSES WITH NO PARENTS ALL CHILDREN
READY AND WILLING TO BE PROGRAMED BY THE TELEVISION 
GUNS WITH PRECISE PRECISION 

PAIN PILL...

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Categories: television, addiction, art, education, political, poverty, voice,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To Everyone A Goodnight
Well they are here again
Knocking on my door
Monopolizing my television
Decorating my neighbors homes
Blitzing me at every store 
And corner in every city and hamlet
Between here...

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Categories: television, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The story of my life
     I want to tell you the story of my life.  I was born in a barn at dawn. ...

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Categories: television, cat, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Apply Within - For Contest

I am putting a sign in my window for a position available.  The position is soul mate,
(friend and lover) this is not a temporary...

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Categories: television, friend, love, soulmate, drug,
Form: List
Premium Member My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
Oh pride, pride, I do have pride
Pride of my country, pride in my siblings, and my nephews and niece
I am proud of me too, I...

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Categories: television, anger, emotions, life, lust, pride,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ghosts of South Dakota part 4
	Of course on this night we are supposed to be asleep so Santa 
could come, but we hadn't been home from Midnight Mass very long,...

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Categories: television, inspirational, life, love, school, school, time,
Form: Prose Poetry
Back When The World Was Psychedelic
My grandmother used to bake pies 
in the kitchen where I lived as a boy. 
She would spend all day mixing 
   ...

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Categories: television, art, emotions, how i feel, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I say it how it is in my eyes
Strange this all falls on deaf ears 
a mockery of justice twist whichever way you wish 
people killed in a hospital act of terror yes...

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Categories: television, abortion, anti bullying, betrayal, cancer, death,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Courage Is A Better Word
Can you imagine our beautiful world without war
Our life's would be so peaceful and tranquil
Until the end of time war will exist, I think
Rest in...

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Categories: television, military, war,
Form: Acrostic
Age Of Ten
  AGE OF TEN

	Way back then when I was ten 
Things were so very different then
I wrote with ink in a fountain pen
Whenever we...

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© MARY GRACE  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: television, childhood, children, nostalgia,
Form: Blank verse
THE FOOL THAT IS YOU
What knowledge do you have of my home?
Have you taken a walk through the cemetery?
Walking on my tracks, footprints of eternity.
Have you read about the...

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Categories: television, africa, anger, beauty, culture, identity, inspirational,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member From First Ball to World Cup

     I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...
     The...

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Categories: television, childhood, football, soccer, sports, world,
Form: Free verse