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Best Time Out Poems

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


Time Out
Make no haste,
your work is restless.

Aeon give me pause--
no more ticking
gears grinding
ever towards the
lonely end.

Live the now.
Even Death took
a holiday,
veering briefly from an
eternity of reaping
solitude.

Take...

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© Hyle Chu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: time out, depression, devotion, fantasy, holiday, life, lost
Form: Free verse



Premium Member TIME OUT
TIME OUT

Today’s rat race is full 
Of obligations,
And definitely riddled with
Frustrations, 
We all have to multifunction to  
Keep up the pace,
So that we do...

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Categories: time out, life, race,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bridging the Gap
My sincere thanks to Teppo Gren for bridging the gap and taking time out of his hectic schedule to visit me on his recent visit...

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Categories: time out, appreciation, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Hurricane Eileen - The Storm
A dedication to Eileen Ghali
for her prolific production of
inspiring work

Willow Tree = Keyboard
And that’s your only clue

Hurricane Eileen - The Storm

As darkness drew nearer
Light falling...

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Categories: time out, dedication,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Response of A Harried Housewife To Her Spouse
“The
children
are always
interrupting.
You never have time
for me,” her husband whined
as he dropped his dirty clothes
right there on the floor by the bed.
Trying not to roll her...

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Categories: time out, wife, work, me,
Form: Etheree



Premium Member On Four Walls
Their young strong-willed son,
ever resourceful,
has been given "time out" for bad behavior.
There is no noise coming from the room.
After two hours, 
the mother grows concerned.
Why...

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Categories: time out, child,
Form: Free verse
We Are The Victors I'm Back
I’d like too invite all to be my guest
a dine of mindfulness and rhyme digest 
a week of conflict now victory blessed 
standing united to...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: time out, celebration,
Form: Verse
Terrible Two's
Such a wonderful stage of maturing,
   that every parent goes though enduring.

Terrible two’s is the name of this phase,
   makes parents...

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Categories: time out, childhood
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Plentitude of Pies
I stepped into a cow pie, back a year or so ago, and I did fuss and cry!
Or so I am told… Then I found...

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Categories: time out, change, conflict, family, fantasy, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light 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: time out, inspirational, life, love, school, school, time,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member 'Rediscover Me'

- "If you can walk away today, would you?"

Somehow that question stuck in her mind
as she was packing things in her suitcase 

Can it really...

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Categories: time out, introspection, life, love, me, love, me,
Form: Free verse
free spirit
with Jesus in our life 
it feels like our spirit can fly high
like the birds in the sky
we don't have to fear anything
not even the...

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Categories: time out, blessing, encouraging, faith, forgiveness, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Daily
 
Each day is made up of special moments
We count our blessings  for each day
In quiet times we spend meditating
On people we meet along...

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Categories: time out, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Touch Screen
We used to click without clicks
We embraced and bumped fists
We killed time on the side walk
We saw each other just to talk 

We used to...

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Categories: time out, addiction, computer, internet, lost, social, space,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member TRIBUTE TO DOREEN
I did not know her much
but there was warmth in her touch

Tall and quiet,serene and cool
politeness was her rule

I did not know her much
but there...

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Categories: time out, friendship
Form: Elegy
The River
The River

The river sings its sweet lament
in ancient voice softly lowing,
vibrant melodies subtly meant
to plumb the depths of our knowing.

Around each bend it curves, flowing
onward...

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Categories: time out, nature,
Form: Pastoral
Wooing the Muse
Whenever my days seem long,
And all my tasks turn out wrong,
And I wish the things I had not said
And feels like turning over and play...

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Categories: time out, on writing and words, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Andrea Dietrich
Andrea Dietrich    ( Acrostic )

A...A name carefully chosen.
N...Named for a reason.
D...Decitful - you are not.
R...Romance - is in your heart.
E...Elegance - you...

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Categories: time out, dedication,
Form: Acrostic
From my heart to your heart
Writing poetry can be therapeutic 
It's fun
It's caring 
It's inspirational 
It's emotional
And when one writes from the heart
It spills effortlessly onto the page 
Hoping to...

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Categories: time out, dedication, inspiration, poets,
Form: Free verse
The Dying Game
The Dying Game 

Joe Dougherty

 
Fleeting images in the fading light
A whispered voice… "it will be all right"
Evening draws and the shadows blend
Another day's fighting...

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Categories: time out, death, military, patriotic, political, soldier, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
In The Shadows
 


                       ...

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Categories: time out, girlfriend-boyfriend, passion, kiss, stars, time,
Form: Narrative
RELIGION
It is not my intent to Laypeople offend, 

When I refer to religion contrived by greedy men. 

Not all, some individuals always ready, 

To take...

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Categories: time out, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Prodical Son
Like a tide in the storm
taking sand from the shore,
tossed and turned to return to the shore twice as strong as before,
So does the prodical...

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Categories: time out, faith, father, son, father, son,
Form: Lyric
Critters
They call me Elly Mae 'round here,
For my critters are so many.
I love 'em each and every one,
And couldn't part with any.

You see, Tommy, he's...

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© Alana Tye  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: time out, animals, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
DO ME RIGHT
Another work day, I fight the freeway
Another brick in the wall
Big blue world goes round and round, round
Traffic in a funnel, heading through the tunnel
Someone...

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Categories: time out, song,
Form: Lyric