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Best Tony Poems

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

Premium Member TONY THE PONY

Last weekend our friends invited us
To their farm,
And we were introduced, to their 
New pony, who had delectable charm.
His name was Tony,
Such a...

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Categories: tony, baby, farm, horse,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member To the Singing Lark

Oh! How like you, I long to be a singing lark
Who in the blue firmament like a tiny speck
Remains invisible, drowning the air in music...

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Categories: tony, appreciation, bird, music, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Saints and Demons on Halloween
On the eve of All Saints Day known as Halloween
We've a night where nothing is ever as it seems
Abraham, Martin and John hosted...

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Categories: tony, holiday
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Well-appointed Cowpoke
A well-appointed cowpoke, of whom there are still a few,
Wanted to be properly clad for his first job interview.
So, to impress his potential and somewhat...

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Categories: tony, cowboy-western
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Brown Eyes Flecked with Gold
One winter’s day we walked in snow
as twilight kissed the sky.
And though it was so long ago
I still try not to cry.
I think about the...

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Categories: tony, memory, romantic,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Ocean eyes
Walking all night
On the glittering wet sand of a sea shore.. 
In the shadows of twinkling stars..
Through a silver airial fabric
of a tiny waning Moonlight...

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Categories: tony, ocean, peace, sea, sky,
Form: Free verse
Several months on poetry soup
Having Crossed paths with poets afar
I would like to share my perception
Of who I think some are…..

There is “Happy Jack”...

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© Deb M   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, how i feel, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pervasive Grandeur
In grandeur, a leaf of grass is no less high
Than all the glittering stars in the sky

There is beauty alike in weed and reed
When each...

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Categories: tony, creation, identity, inspirational,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Play Ball
I have attempted to capture my favorite major league baseball players in this little shape poem of home plate. Included are (in no particular order):


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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, baseball,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Greenhorn Cowpoke
He pulled up to the Triple "T" Ranch in a shiny Cadillac.
In his trailer was an Arabian steed with the finest tack.
He wore Tony Lama...

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Categories: tony, green, humorous, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member War then Death of a Brother
Four years ago today my brother Tony May passed away
A bullet in his head 51 years ago as he lay on his death bed
When we...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Around the Corner
Is something wonderful in store for me?
I feel it near and almost hear the pulse of it!
What’s around the corner? What can it be?
So far,...

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Categories: tony, life,
Form: Pantoum
breakfast with the mafia
breakfast with the mafia
an early burbs Thursday
we watch them through the window
trying to figure out what they're saying
eating their new york bagels
while they plan...

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© Jo Bien  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, funny
Form: Verse
Syrian Refugees

I'm watching a programme on telly
About the Syrian refugees
Men and women and children
Humanity brought to its knees

I'm watching the desperate faces
The terror and hunger...

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© Jim Bates  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, political, war,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Mystery of Men
My car is equipped with maps and a GPS
With a great fear of getting lost I am obsessed
Men seem to have a different navigation...

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Categories: tony, funny
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Anthony Bourdain 1956-2018
Oh, My Brother ...
     you caught me off guard -
          of all...

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Categories: tony, appreciation, celebrity, life, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Absent Fathers
With no guidance—love— or compliments from you  
it is no wonder — why — she fell in love with men she never knew... ...

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Categories: tony, absence,
Form: Rhyme
happy ever after
the happy ever after, 
is what we need to find,
the perfect friend and lover,
 not just any kind,
found is caught, 
when sometimes sought,
lock your eyes...

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Categories: tony, adventure, love,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Invisible World

"Invisible World"

seen but not heard
behind our masks
the mind hides
from our reflection
caught in each other’s eyes

the light being borne 
from butchered past
leaves us confused and blind

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Categories: tony, journey, light, love, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sniper In The Tree
Years ago this story I am told
Of a bullet that came from a tree
No combat yet a peaceful day
One walking to gather water to shave


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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tony, war,
Form: Free verse
Hijacked Identity
I will never know why, a baby of four months, 
I was left abandoned, trampled in dirt. 
At the mercy of adoption. 
To fill the...

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Categories: tony, anger, baby, emotions, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Indian summer, here I come -fullstop-
Once glorious, but now rusting buildings, lined every dusty road.
Somehow everywhere clung the smell of cow dung.
My heavy bag, a giant rucksack,
Most of it I...

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Categories: tony, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Marbles
Bright shiny new marbles, we knew just what to do 
Bro and I slid them on the floor as the door went smack clickety clack...

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Categories: tony, memory,
Form: Free verse
if ya get 2 over 60,
it gets harder oh so swiftly,
to make that great connect,
have the faith, no time to waste,
blue satin dress wears next,

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Categories: tony, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Waltzing sheep
Waltzing sheep 

in Waltzing Matilda he stole the sheep,
 Ba BA didn’t come so cheap. 
Cooked them lamb chops on the coals,
 Down by the...

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Categories: tony, adventure,
Form: Ballade