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


Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: top, people,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me
I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: top, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: top, body, death, history, lonely,
Form: Epic
Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

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Categories: top, brother, death, history, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sweet Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Bars
"I dream of Candy!"

Sweet cakes and peanut butter squares 
A living diabetic's nightmare. --  My heart 
sings to the beat, Under the Neutron Star...

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Categories: top, addiction, candy, fantasy, funny,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member if I had money
if I had all the money that I ever wanted,
               ...

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Categories: top, drug, introspection, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Please, Pull Up a Chair
I’d like you to bring me a dinner for two -
A serving for me and a serving for you.
I’ll order up something that we two...

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Categories: top, fun,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Oceana
Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands
As if to toss the seaweed 
From the
Swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she swings her...

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Categories: top, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whispers Shared


Your time worn hand rests on my shoulder
A gentle firm touch
Ancient fingers stretching awake
And for that moment in time, I receive you
My body marinates in...

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Categories: top, appreciation, beauty, community, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Suicide Masterpiece
Suicide Masterpiece

Sweatdrop
On top
Trigger pop
Written note
All I got
Hang knot
Body rot
Suicide cop

I hope not
Cry out loud
I think not
Body's hot
I am too proud
I am loved a lot
Rooftop.
Suicide bride

Heavy...

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Categories: top, abuse, art, body, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I Write
Tiptoeing towards the edge of the towering cliff

I flap my wounded wings and fly

over tall two hundred year old oak trees

up to the top of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, dream, imagination, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Moonlight Serenade
Blindfolded, he takes me from the car through the humid air of August. He holds my hand, and then surrounds me with his arms, when...

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Categories: top, sensual,
Form: Haibun
A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: top, christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing, and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: top, anger, corruption, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: top, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
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: top, adventure, beauty, body, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: top, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE REAL ME









I was put on the road of life without my consent. 
I was not conscious of who I was or of what I had to...

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Categories: top, character, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Lonely Ruin
Etched in my soul
is the peace of a lonely ruin,
an old chapel on the skull
of a hill surrounded by pastureland
and wind-swept trees.
Below a lake stretches...

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Categories: top, hope, life,
Form: Free verse
Opal Stars, Velvet Dreams

~
My thirst now deep ~ I long to quench
to sip this periwinkle wine
In goblets cut of harvest moons
impassioned pleas now cast of time

Tender kisses ~...

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Categories: top, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Joy Killing Poet
**Back smile/smile Back **

With your heads way up your :]ssa[: 
You will never accomplish the win
I got shots that will protect me from your rabid...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, adventure, deep, hate, irony,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: top, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: top, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: top, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just Within Reach


just within reach?

things!
lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: top, introspection,
Form: I do not know?