Best Then Poems
Below are the all-time best Then poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of then poems written by PoetrySoup members
An ember sparked will softly glow,
and fed by fuel, will grow and grow.
I once was cinder, sparked by you,
first timid. . . till the flames...
WHEN I STOP AND PRAY
then, devotion, faith, inspirational, life,
When the storm clouds boil around me,
And the lightning splits the sky--.
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
then, absence, angst, love,
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew
no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...
A Tale of Fire and Ice
then, dream, fire, love, lust,
Part I: Ice
He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn; of ice he’s...
Alice Sweet Alice
then, abuse, addiction, anger, art,
~Alice Sweet Alice~
Everyday -- Holding Hands
Big Girls do Cry
then, courage, freedom, growth, moving
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one w e a r i n g a smile on her...
A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup
then, beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
in vibrant intensities
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a
few forests. A ruby red swirls within
its petals beckons awareness of those...
then, dog, memory, soldier, war,
It was a glorious summers day and I woke up with the lark
Got my wheelchair ready and then headed to the park
I noticed a girl...
then, cowboy-western, family, funny, life,
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...
Starry Starry Night
then, anti bullying, art, beauty,
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6
then, best friend, cute love,
From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.
We were five I use...
AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
then, betrayal, body, humorous,
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his ********
For his love...
If Only I Could Love You
then, beauty, desire, emotions, love,
If I could love you, I’d love you strong
with the strength of a million dreams
my rains would flood you with passion
my storms, blow...
HEALING POWER OF THE DRUM
then, inspirational, native american, prayer,
your labored breathing
called out to me
and in my soul I knew
what needed to be done
I reached for the drum
to summon the spirits
called out to ancestors
Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
then, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
You were beautiful,
my tiny child,
wrapped tightly in my arms,
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
FALL IN LOVE
then, autumn, love, nature,
F eeling enraptured, Autumn dances in the wind, then undresses.
A s bright robes fall to the ground, her passion paints the twilight skies.
L ike a...
then, absence, confusion, imagination, mirror,
"In Touch With Myself"
I can't seem to find her
The reminder of yesterday
I shut my eyes for a few seconds
Only there, can I reach to bear...
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
then, absence, allusion, color, dance,
Sorrow flows from the first sunrise
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before
At core death awaits
then, nature, sad, sun, time,
"September, beautiful month of my birth, is nigh, but I cannot feel glad."
September, drifting in with glow of moon,
you stifle Summer’s ardor. . . and...
then, childhood, loss, sadold, child,
The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.
He gazed upon a...
Thinking Out Loud
then, angel, beauty, love,
i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
A girl named Sue
then, angst, fantasy, teen love,
POTW 1 Oct 2018
Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
then, abuse, addiction, anger, body,
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.
One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
Love in the Silence of the Soul
then, death, love, sorrow,
As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls
I heard the words destined to me
POOR PETER PUMPKIN
then, fantasy, halloween, humorous,
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.
The farmer said that he was going to...