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Best Theater Poems

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

Premium Member summer theater
summer theater

summer plays her part
 never misses lines or cues ~
  fall waits in the wings



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Categories: theater, autumn, summer,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Thoughts drifting into night's allure
Aromatic sweet fragrance permeates our air
In eminence of your fragile Jasmine flowers
As lovingly you engage slender ruby buds
Tending to green foliage in softest of whispers

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Categories: theater, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Hush The Stars
“Look up at the stars,” you say
Its just another night up on the old water tank
Our blanket is spread and here we sit with the...

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Categories: theater, passion, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Laments of my heart
I hear the voices you once bequeathed to me
Enchanting concert music in symphony of love
But I left the theater before the show was over
Walking all...

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Categories: theater, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: theater, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Alone
The darken theater held them there they sat
she looking down and he looked out together 
neither spoke, they came together but alone.

So many married years...

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Categories: theater, sad, together,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member Bite Me
There across the movie screen,
treats were dancing and
telling us to find them at
the concession stand.

Yes, I knew I should not go.
I‘d just eaten lunch.
At the...

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Categories: theater, food,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member - Black Veil -

No one can see my eyes
they a covered with dark sunglasses
Dark as my soul and my thoughts

When life goes in grim backstreets
it's reflected by a...

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Categories: theater, angst, dark, fear,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unfettered Words
Sometimes, there is, between the lines,
a silence, that trembles with unspoken goodbyes
Expectant and charged, like a theater scene,
in the moments before the curtains rise.

In the...

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Categories: theater, autumn, introspection, loss, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member VINTAGE BOOKS

My Grandpa was inimitable… uncommon.
He could make a story out of a passing wind
and have me crying, giggling like an imp--
this God-given knack could spin...

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Categories: theater, books, grandfather,
Form: Narrative
A Town He Once Called Home
Like a beacon on a hill
The white church steeple gleaming still
For all the many years gone past
It marks the path for home at last

Up and...

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Categories: theater, childhood, home, nostalgia, tribute,
Form: Rhyme

Clique ... clique
Peer pressure is a gun
Low self-esteem wanting popularity,
gather together in small clusters
Grapes of wrath ... attack anybody 
who try to break the bind

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Categories: theater, angst, friendship, social, word
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Blanket Of Love

Lovers emotionally tethered to each other
fear death will visit one of them first.
And as time ticks on, sadness swells up
within their hearts, thinking about it....

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Categories: theater, anxiety, death, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Part One, From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
From That Dark, Dark Abyss, The Long Black Curtain Rises
 Third poet in my poet dedication series

Part One:
Curtain rises and we see as Raven's...

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Categories: theater, appreciation, art, dark, literature,
Form: Rhyme

Oh, that special Christmas, unlike the ones today.
When little girls wore such beautiful clothes.
Decades before jeans and running shoes.
Curled hair, pretty bows and we had...

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Categories: theater, christmas, feelings, memory, parents,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Music of Wisdom
In another place in time, he stood aware
A violin of broken strings, his hair in silence flowed
Best of all, he still had hope
Knowing even silence...

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Categories: theater, age, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chopped III-Suicidal Dick's
  The Playbill for the 9/8/01 show at Godspeed Opera House falls from my  palm to the floor. Here I sit, with a...

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Categories: theater, mystery, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
De ja vu
Lyrics are timed to music 

Out there - a distant shore
I’ve seen your face before
It’s De’ja`vu with thoughts of you
Then feelings of a loss, come...

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Categories: theater, dance, lost love, romance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Silent Killer
Kill the Silent One

(Silent Killer)

He has invaded, unseen
Lurking and silent
Evil destroying one and all
From cell to cell
Crawling underneath
Leaching blood and soul
Smiles are murdered
Futures destroyed
Families ruined

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Categories: theater, cancer, health, hope, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Clue II
The Play Bill for the Godspeed Opera House fell from my sweaty palm to the floor. 9/08/01. I’m still alive; it’s a miracle. Pushing my...

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Categories: theater, mystery,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Music at Midnight
His home is beneath the theater stage 
Disfigured, he remains within his cage
Listening to melodies played onstage
Fills him with loneliness, not rage

Once a fine actor,...

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Categories: theater, loneliness, music,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FRIENDSHIP
friendship -   ((CONTEST))

**Jun Jun Villanueva**
Friendship~ salient lyrical canzonet of life's vast immeasurable experiences
an intermezzo in an interminable tedious dulcet musical theater
a masterpiece fabricated...

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Categories: theater, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What - No Comment
What?  No Comment?

I read your latest poem today
     But did not leave a comment
I don’t know what you meant to...

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Categories: theater, on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Haunting Spirit at Monmouth University
Home to President Woodrow Wilson
Ivy scaled Monmouth’s outer walls
Laughter of youth from decades past
Resonated in marble-floored halls

The theater building was set apart
Further down Cedar Avenue

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Categories: theater, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dream Series: My Vegetable Garden
Last night I dreamed I was weeding my vegetable garden in the Drive-in theater, while people wandered back and forth from snack bar to their...

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Categories: theater, animal, dog, dream, food,
Form: Prose Poetry