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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 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.    


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Categories: today, future, happiness, life, morning,

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

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Categories: nostalgia, philosophy, today, uplifting,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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,

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Categories: allegory, america, angst, today,

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,

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,

Premium Member Realization

At what point do you realize
it’s all moving in the same direction -
in a flowing pulse that cannot be damned, that;
collective hearts do march in...

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Categories: today, age, introspection, life, repetition,

All Lives Matter
Fear is what they clothe them in.
Fear of losing their life because of one mistake.
Fear of losing their life because an officer is having 

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Categories: today, abuse, allusion, america, betrayal,

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,

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,

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,

By; John Monteblanco
Yesterday was another day,
I dream of you under the rain.
All I know is that my love is true and...

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Categories: today, adventure, day, dream, heart,

Premium Member Roll'em
One wake-up away
From the best day of your life.
Life’s just a crap shoot. 

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Categories: today, adventure, angst, confusion, future,

Tomorrow Is Never Promised
The welcome rising sun awakens the day

as a warm southern wind blows softly 

knocking at the base of palm trees

easing past the ocean's shore

caressing the...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: future, heart, today,

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,

Premium Member Random Entries From My Diary
"I never travel without my diary - One should have something sensational to read"
...Oscar Wilde, 1891

30 May 48:  I graduated from high school today...

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Categories: today, funnyschool, family, family, may,

Premium Member Live For Today
Live For Today


embrace today.

Regretting past mistakes,

overplanning the future, drains


Sandra M. Haight

~3rd Place~
Contest: What Would You Say
(this is what I would say to a younger me)

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Categories: desire, today,

Today I find
yesterday's essence
still tarries within my mind

I try and wrap myself
in thoughts of you
to regain warmth
from November's wind

the trees 
are less blushed than I

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Categories: autumn, love, memory, today,

Borrow My Sorrow
How magical it is to feel such a sad emotion
I need ingredients to concoct a happiness potion
Yesterday was not promised
So today I refuse to think...

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Categories: today, lifewords, lost, people, lost,

Premium Member Today There is Rain Outside
Today there is rain outside
as I begin to meditate....
I settle down more deeply,
more still than usual,
even until....
all thoughts were still...
my feelings faded away,
I was left

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Categories: rain, today, universe,

War Mentality
They come from a different era
where patriotism is a just cause
they would fight for the true blue
never mind who was right or wrong

they stood staunch...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: today, angst, death, history, war,