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Best Theo Poems

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


Premium Member Letters to Theo
In the course of years,
Vincent wrote out his heart.
Capturing his thoughts,
Around his life and art.

Sunflowers were his muse,
As he painted through the rain.
He beautified the...

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Categories: theo, art, historylife,
Form: ekphrasis



THEO-OLIGARCHIC HAPPENINGS IN SLOVENIA

URAN'S WILLY

Taking sides in discussions holily
About whether Uran used his willy
Means you're trapped in their game -
Either side is the same:
Cock distracts, cash departs, crowd...

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Categories: theo, betrayal, bible, character, conflict,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: theo, god, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: theo, anxiety, art, depression, suicide,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Rarely Met A Better Man
We communicate without language,
Gestures,symbols,motions of a hand.
He understands my language. 
I struggle with his.
But somehow we make it work.
We've lived together 14 years now,
Never thought...

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Categories: theo, friendshiphair,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Theft of Ones Self
The paintings where discovered in an old barn
The crime of the century
All six paintings masterpieces
All the locals where questioned at length and width
No one had...

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Categories: theo, art, humor, paris,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Harvest Inferno
Take me to the tombstone 
let me touch the gray stone that stands
where life could not
I will put my face to that touchstone of deaf...

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Categories: theo, birthday, creation,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Earth Soul
And yet we are one inside/outside communion,
one ego/eco-integrity potential sanctuary

Polypathically capable of nesting
eager for re-creating
healthy commitments with family
and toward more extended communal memberships
beyond our egocentric...

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Categories: theo, celebration, green, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Sweet Pasture Picture
Within these vast and roofless hallowed halls 
Under skies holding clouds like distant smoke. 
Beyond heaving hills sunlight fades and falls. 
Stands a solitary, grand,...

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Categories: theo, faith, inspirational, god, god,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Van Gogh
Van Gogh

Decades of a formula that only he knew about it and drew,
Cascades of his artwork came to a head in his last years,
Glissades of...

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Categories: theo, art, character, mental illness,
Form: Lento
Premium Member Therapeutic Democracy
Democracy is what we do
and breathe together
to empower ourselves.

Some would say the same of prayer
and holy communion
and secular communication
and healthy relationships.

Democracy seems like an empowering...

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Categories: theo, community, earth, environment, health,
Form: Political Verse
A Portrait of Vincent VanGogh
To the proud parents, Anna and Theo
A serious lad, silent and thorough
A clan of preachers
And dealers of art
From the southern Netherlands came Van Gogh

When sent...

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Categories: theo, art, people, father, art,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member IF YOU THINK YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE
IF YOU THINK YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE…

   “A quiet and modest life,” says he in German, the most successful of them/us all, “brings...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: theo, happiness, rights, success, women,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Arsenal Trophy Hope: Smell The Silverware And Taste Its Glory
From the wonder days of Thierry,
his every move makes us merry.
Then the magic of Wiltord,
reminds us he is the field Lord.
Oh! the fluidity and the...

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Categories: theo, hope, sports, god, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Feeling Better
Systems,
ecosystems,
and ego body-systems,
patriotic systems
and feminist systems
mutually improve,
grow more robust,
resilient,
resonant when WinWin relationships
between diversely paradigmatic elements
within said system
and between unsaid systems
improve,
grow more healthy wealth together
well-greased co-operative...

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Categories: theo, earth, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Thierry Henry goal machine
Thierry Henry, he came back
got us a goal, quick as a flash
to help us win the match
I can gladly divulge, back of the net did...

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Categories: theo, people, sports,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member East Greets West
Western theo-logic:
Christ's (God's, Progenitor's, Allah's, etc.) 
redemptive economy of grace
leads to human/divine unitarian salvation.

Eastern teleo-logic:
Buddhist (Hindu, Taoist, etc.)
co-arising ecology of karma
leads to universal consciousness.

So,
Western theo-culture...

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Categories: theo, culture, environment, identity, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Fifty Some Years Ago
(Taking headlines from October 1964,
the poem revisits our shared experience ...)

Monday 5: Fifty-Four East Germans Tunnel to Freedom

Back then, it was not in doubt,
(Richard Burton...

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Categories: theo, history, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Urbane History Lessons
I have a hardbound copy of
"The City of Hartford 1784-1984"
although most of this coffee table story
of unfortunate events
takes place between 1850 and 1950s,
before and after...

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Categories: theo, caregiving, city, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Find Your Way
Find your way
from brain stemmed
seed tree infancy
of glorious humanity
history

Find your way
From correct diverse limbic resolutions
back to shared soul temporal-health 
co-acclimating diverse struggling issues,
nutritionally resilient production
and...

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Categories: theo, body, education, green, health,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Community Health Assurance
Transparently robust private/public healers,
servants,
ego/ecotherapists,
investigate, with appreciation,
cooperative health insurance
for people,
healthy homes,
resilient transportation,
and cooperative tree and plant and children and elderly nursing
preserved through winter kitchens
and solar-fueled composting...

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Categories: theo, community, conflict, corruption, courage,
Form: Political Verse
Moon Light Bright
                        ...

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© Keith Relf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: theo, adventure, art, autumn, black
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Did You Ever Notice
Did you ever notice
our vampire legends
are almost always patriarchal,
sometimes even princely
and excruciatingly royalist,
elitist?

While witches plot and evil plan
in coven craven circles
more undershadow than legendary.

Wizards might...

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Categories: theo, courage, green, health, humor,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Yeast and Bread
Life does not necessarily mature into timeless love,
just as yeast is not the entire evolutionary journey for bread,
and the Way may be part of, but...

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Categories: theo, christian, education, jewish, mentor,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member What Daddy Demands
EarthMama Invites

Without RightDaddy Dominance,
Left EcoMama
and Her still innocent suppressed Children,
share no opposing WinLose
assuming
internalized voices,
just anxious and angry
and fearful feelings
about LoseLose
ZeroZone,
ego and Earth
matriarchal-line 
extinguished.

Because all RightBrain...

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Categories: theo, bullying, caregiving, gender, health,
Form: Political Verse