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Best Today Poems

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


Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: today, devotion,
Form: Free verse



Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: today, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
THE ROSE
~THE ROSE~

This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...

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Categories: today, absence, allusion, death, depression, emo, feelings,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: today, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
A beautiful mirror
-Escape of the mountain-

Do you care about my breast?
The new curve - countryside corset. 
The beauty of every summer dress 
Laying down, wearing out gravity...

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Categories: today, absence, allusion, cancer, emotions, image, moving
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: today, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tranquility
Oh little one, how soon you'll be
In turbulence of puberty.

I will hold tight your days of youth 
And share with you my honest truth 

That...

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Categories: today, children, god, granddaughter, grandmother, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
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...

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Categories: today, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: today, anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: today, absence, allusion, color, dance, depression, lost
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: today, conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
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.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: today, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



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
“Be...

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Categories: today, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: today, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: today, music,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: today, moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: today, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: today, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: today, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: today, art, deep, encouraging, inspirational, loss, recovery
Form: Rhyme
Flo J Thomas A Walking Angel Gone
For the rose without season is you
Light between stars shine through your soul
Ocean of kindness whispers your name
Joy resides in those beautiful eyes
Treasure trove,a friend...

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Categories: today, absence,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: today, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: today, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: today, community, funny, how i feel, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE MALE MENOPAUSE - please feel free to join in the collaboration
Ted’s libido has now gone astray
He refused a quick roll in the hay
So what could be the cause -   
It’s the male menopause...

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Categories: today, age, body, humorous, men,
Form: Limerick