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


Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: verse, abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse



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: verse, people,
Form: Free verse
Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: verse, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: verse, devotion,
Form: Free verse
A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: verse, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Twilight Aurora
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew

no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, absence, angst, love,
Form: Free verse
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: verse, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Petal

Pink and perfect mystery 
to which I ply my finger, 
she ripens so exquisitely
the longer that I linger

and fluff the modest blossom
with my gentle loving...

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Categories: love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: verse, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A smile appeared
Silently, I sat by,

To listen to the sounds of the world,

Of all the voices that touched me most,

Were those caught in the angelic wind.

For all...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Melancholic Tree
In the middle of winter
within misty moors,
lies a melancholic meadow.

Up above grey skies foretell
perturbed crows to seek shelter.
Down below, 
an isolated tree - naked and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
Form: Free verse
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: verse, beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse
A beautiful mirror
-Escape of the mountain-

Do you care about my breast?
The new curve - countryside corset. 
The beauty of every summer dress 
Laying down, wearing out gravity...

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Categories: verse, absence, allusion, cancer, emotions, image, moving
Form: Free verse
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: verse, addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: verse, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: verse, courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: verse, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: verse, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Are Not Merely Poets
Some of us are secretive at first. We hide our poetry’s soul self, 
gently letting her peep out; sometimes regretting it immediately.
Fearful of critiques from...

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Categories: verse, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: verse, anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: verse, anger, death, horror, humorous, love, slam,
Form: Free verse
Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: verse, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
The Daughter Of The North Wind Sings In Soprano

In riming realms of crystal contemplation -
frozen water-vapor meditations
and chilled flutes filled with zodiacal light musings 
of ancient cosmic dust 
dancing in the arms of...

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Categories: verse, passion, snow, winter, woman,
Form: Free verse