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Best Unlikely Poems

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


The unlikely alliance
The unlikely alliance

for me you need not be clothed
I understand your fragility
of which the edges are like krill
To you I disclose my being,
for only you...

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Categories: unlikely, beauty, destiny, for her,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Peacocks and Predators

The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...

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Categories: unlikely, animal, identity,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member The Little Owl and the Wolf
A snowy owl sat on her nest
   while tending to her brood;
her mate flew out upon a quest 
   to gather...

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Categories: unlikely, friendship,
Form: Personification
Premium Member During Sex I'm Often Naked
You can't make someone love you all you can do 
is be someone who can be loved.The rest is up to them.

No matter how much...

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Categories: unlikely, philosophy,
Form: Didactic
Life Lessons From 'The Notebook'
Try not to be too shy to tell someone how you really feel, 
      be adventurous and always try new...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: unlikely, inspirational, life, love,
Form: Rhyme



The Poetry Soup Convention 2011
My name is Gary Fields
And I am at the Poetry Convention
Their are a myriad of Poet's
They are all in contention
There are so many that I...

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Categories: unlikely, anniversary, on writing and
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The poet and the jester (on embracing duality)
It is the conversation
between the poet and the jester.
The poet- with solemn introspection;
the jester- with careless regard,
each captivating the other.

It is the ultimate irony
of this...

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Categories: unlikely, allegory
Form: Cinquain
My How Time Flies
Since the elders often proclaim, my how time flies, 
You then naturally look up into the skies.
To study the heavens for at least one small...

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Categories: unlikely, flying, philosophy, time,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
The Tiger and the Dove
The tiger, majestic and proud
Fearless, strong and solitary
A predator by nature
Domineering yet wary

The dove, gentle and harmonious
Passive and apprehensive
A free spirit by nature
But always on...

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Categories: unlikely, devotion, friendship, love, tiger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For Straight White Boys Only
Have you seen a Rockwell 1950's Lemonade Wars?
Two girls, both white of course,
dressed for YoungRepublican success
scowling at each other on a pristine deserted street
of the...

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Categories: unlikely, culture, health, humanity, humor,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Uninvited Guest
2009 and the expenses scandal
Made Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister, lament
So John Bercow, was appointed new ‘Speaker’
To be ‘The Commons’ new broom, was his intent

But...

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Categories: unlikely, funny, political
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of True Friends - and Frank
True friends are kindred spirits.
You know they are true friends
When the barriers come down. . .
when nothing that you say to them 
could make them...

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Categories: unlikely, friendship, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Stud from the Spud State and the Red Dragon Damsel
Marry Your Best Friend To Get the Best of Both Worlds

Not many can claim they met their spouse in a battle of wits
much less the...

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Categories: unlikely, adventure, beauty, blessing, devotion,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rarely Spoken Words
Rarely Spoken Words 

Rarely Spoken Words

"Please forgive me, I was wrong" --
" when I thought I was right "....
If you ever hear those
rarely spoken words...

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Categories: unlikely, integrity, relationship,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Snow White And The Seven Dorks
A magic mirror told the queen that Snow White was the fairest in the land!
This put Her Majesty in a terrible snit and to the...

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Categories: unlikely, funnyhome, snow, home, snow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Summer Matinee
I was only allowed to go, after much whining 
     begging, promises of unlikely saint-hood
     if my...

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Categories: unlikely, brother, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member They Will Never Find Me
Unlikely anyone would look for me
But if they did I'd not be hard to see
Catching my attention might be harder
As it is seldom with it's...

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Categories: unlikely, dream, fantasy,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
A Resolution
I hereby resolve to declutter.
I’ll slice through my closets like butter.
	What looks dated and torn
	Or what I haven’t worn
Will be bagged up and tossed to...

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Categories: unlikely, fantasy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Stepping Over The Problem
Stepping Over The Problem

I make my bed 
on the street
Curled in a doorway 
under your feet
You step over me
we're unlikely to meet
I'm covered in newspaper
sometimes...

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Categories: unlikely, addiction, angst, discrimination, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
WE DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS YOU, LORD
To Bethlehem Judah they came,
On a cold, winter night, with the wind blowing wild.
The man led a donkey, which carried a woman,
And the woman was...

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Categories: unlikely, devotion, faith, inspirational, love,
Form: I do not know?
Christmyths
If we read the gospel well,
We notice no one rang a bell,
To announce the saviour’d come,
And then when we learn of his mum,
There’s no mention...

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Categories: unlikely, devotion, faith, history, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Woman In Search of Happiness
Happiness is expensive; it is something so rare,
It's there to be savored, a moment that's fair.
Clutch to the moment, extend its brief stare.
It comes on...

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Categories: unlikely, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Hangin' Tree
Folks avoid that spooky place 'specially on dark and stormy nights!
Heard are eerie moans and shrieks and seen are mysterious lights!
A driftin' hoss thief by...

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Categories: unlikely, cowboy-western, funny
Form: Rhyme
Poem By Chandler Fisher Theseus And the Minitaur
As the dusk approaches, with a fusk grunt on his face,
He realizes he has to do what's right;
To save his people from the treacherous minotaur...

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Categories: unlikely, cheer up, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Poa-tetry Soup (The Name Inspired)
Thoughts melt and distil under a green/blue flame,
Swirling down, separated out and mixed.
If you’ve seen it, it’s broken;
If you’ve heard it, it’s shredded;
If you’ve read...

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Categories: unlikely, allegory, childhood, imagination, introspection,
Form: Free verse