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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 Today Is a Gift To Us All
The thing about today is that:
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Categories: today, faith, hope, life, upliftingday,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Today
Today,
I love you.
Today,  
I hate you.  
This week,  
I love you,  
This week,  
I hate you.  
Can this go...

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Categories: today, hate, humor, love, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist
Country...

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Categories: today, adventure, beauty, body, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tangible
What things does one possess
at journey's end?
What bits and bobs? What trivial tripe?
Please, do tell, what is the hype?
For should I recall anything at all
of...

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Categories: nostalgia, philosophy, today, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Secrets of Mornings
Each day dawns laden with secrets.

The morning dews are crystal balls, 
each holding a secret trailer of 
a fragment of day.    

The...

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Categories: today, future, happiness, life, morning,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member One Day In a Life
If you could relive one day of your life..
time lost, now retrieved for just a short while.
To thrust old scheming machinations knife,
or return healing to...

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Categories: today, america, day, dream, heart,
Form: Sonnet
Losing Things
Today I thought I lost my keys
And knowing what’s at stake,
I searched like crazy, but my husband
Took them by mistake.

An hour later, for a class
Of...

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Categories: me, today,
Form: Rhyme
Oh Restless Heart
Fly away, oh restless heart  
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Categories: today, adventure, dream, how i
Form: Rhyme
Pledge of Love and Loyalty
This pledge that l,Ntando, make today serves
as my guideline that I shall follow
happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly
for the sake of our love life.
Indeed l am well...

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Categories: today, anniversary, beauty, caregiving, christmas,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Bag of Popcorn
They ask me why I’m so happy
Asking me, if I just won a prize
I replied, well I reckon I did
Today is a wonderful surprise

When you...

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Categories: today, food, happiness, introspection, life,
Form: Couplet
What Easter Means To Me
Tears of joy streak down
My dust covered face
As I just wandered by and witnessed
The utmost glorious grace

Just three days ago
I watched them crucify
The son of...

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Categories: today, faith, forgiveness, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
It's All About Me
I believe in lots of things I can't see 
My dreams are like a ship's consciousness 
drowned in the ocean 
I want to live for...

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Categories: pain, today,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member If Not Tomorrow
What is to come
if not tomorrow,
when all is left is
no time to borrow

Moments remain still
nothing else matters,
seconds stop ticking
and yesterday shatters

Was today really lived
even any...

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Categories: today, death, inspirational, life, meaningful,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Blood of Your Passion
He's staring off into oblivion;
dead-lights, who of their own free will choose to illuminate
the gray matter microwave that is TV:
too vain, too vulgar. Thought Vanquisher,
brought...

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Categories: allegory, america, angst, today,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member And Now For Something Completely Different
The sun rose in the west today – or, perhaps, I was standing on my head?
I went to a funeral for my very best friend,...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: today, mystery, funeral, old, funeral,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Realization
At what point do you realize
it’s all moving in the same direction -
in a flowing pulse that cannot be dammed, that;
collective hearts do march in...

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Categories: today, age, introspection, life, repetition,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What If There Was No Tomorrow
Meaning of oath no longer has a covenant
Guaranteeing to future commitment of pledge
Rendering futile all promises of yesterdays 
As grief ridden past dominates today's sorrow
For...

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Categories: future, life, today,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Lovesick
She told me to write about love…
…fine.

…

I gave up on you.
I gave up on your testaments.
I gave up on the way you said to hold...

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Categories: today, identity, introspection, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Perspective
Memories are often deceiving 
Yield to all the possibilities

Permanence is an illusion
Everything is in constant change
Reign in moments of confusion	
Stretch your subconscious range
Ponder a new...

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Categories: today, change, confusion, joy, memory,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The Nation's Fabric Is Rent
When gay meant happy and kwier meant odd
  You didn't swear in public, right in front of God
You wore a suit to the World...

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Categories: today, america, how i feel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I Am But a Flag
I have caressed
in coffin draped hugs
those who defended me,
hung limply as taps
and tears flowed
across generations.
Known the thrill
of fireworks and jubilation
rose, full faced,
in sundrenched
wind starched glory.
Wept...

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Categories: america, today,
Form: Free verse
The Color Missing
The Color Missing
Red, black, and blue are the colors of our work pens. Red is the color of the blood we spill on other people’s...

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Categories: today, abuse, age, art, business,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Father's Day Prayer
Dear merciful and gracious God
The Supreme Father of wisdom
The One who provides knowledge and understanding
The guiding light of all creation
Leader, provider, and shepherd of our...

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Categories: today, dedication, devotion, faith, father,
Form: Didactic
Not Another Day
Impulsive or compulsive

Either way it's not conducive

Living with this disorder

Can't be good for my liver

Obsessions, when do they stop?

Compulsions, when do I stop?

Let me illustrate...

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Categories: today, anger, angst, anxiety, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Indian Giver
(To give then take)

I shut my eyes for a few seconds today
Missing you, I wished you were here
Then suddenly the walls became dim 
My heart...

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Categories: today, break up, cry, feelings,
Form: Verse