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


Premium Member 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: wanted, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: wanted, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
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: wanted, courage, freedom, growth, moving
Form: Free 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: wanted, anger, death, horror, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quarantine of the Soul
-Quarantine of the Soul-


Tranquil pills fall deep like the night
A sweet fangless course
Bites with no remorse
Your eyes struggle to read my ageless soul
Lost 
Dark
You open...

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Categories: wanted, depression, emo, future, metaphor,
Form: Free verse



I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: wanted, moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Grandpa
 


The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.

He gazed upon a...

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Categories: wanted, childhood, loss, sadold, child,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wanted, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: wanted, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member if I had money
if I had all the money that I ever wanted,
               ...

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Categories: wanted, drug, introspection, universe,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
A funny thing happened on the way to my hanging
Couldn't sleep the night before my head was banging
I was innocent of a crime that I...

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Categories: wanted, brother, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AS FATHER IS TO HIS DAUGHTER

Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: wanted, father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: wanted, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: wanted, absence, analogy, character, corruption,
Form: Epic
POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: wanted, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On One Knee


if you wanted to dance with me
i mean really wanted to dance with me
then i would
i would dance with you

if you needed me to walk...

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Categories: wanted, celebration, for her, i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
There is no telling the things you might find


Picking a rose in a garden of Sundays
Calling your name on a broken branch wind
Looking for clover where weeds are not welcome
Walking the bridge till...

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Categories: wanted, fun, love, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Daddy
Daddy

Daddy, why did you go away?
Don't you know I wanted you to stay!

Daddy, when you left mom,
Don't you know you left me too?
Now all I...

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Categories: wanted, blue, dad, depression, father
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No limit to how long we grieve
when you let go of my hand
you let go of my heart

as I stumbled and crumbled
life seemed to have paused
silent screams
raged inside

but I was just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wanted, absence, lost love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adrift in the Midst of Gladness and Sadness
Walking upon silent parched paths,
under speechless scarlet skies.
Your name sits upon the tip of my tongue,
listening to the susurration of my heart.
Each vibration echoes tones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wanted, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member APT NAME LIMERICKS COLLABORATION -NB SOME POEMS WILL BE BAWDY
COME ON SOUPER'S LETS HAVE SOME FUN AND MAKE FOLK SMILE DURING SUCH DIFFICULT TIMES FOR US ALL. THERE ARE LOTS MORE APT NAMES ...

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Categories: wanted, giggle, jobs,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Sacred Beloved in collaboration with Akkina Downing
Every night I close my eyes, 
loneliness suffocates my soul. 
I rapidly escape through a portal of dreams,
where we once met with a passionate embrace. 

In your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wanted, dream, fantasy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Yesterday Was Today
On cold evenings
Surrounded by friends
Warm and
Safe
I could stay up forever
Taking strength
From the blackness 
Talking
Dreaming
Feeling that I could float upward
And walk with the stars
On their lonely...

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Categories: wanted, lost love, love
Form: Narrative
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: wanted, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Has Its Costs

THIS IS A FICTIONAL WRITE THAT EXPLORES THE QUESTION OF WHAT LOVE IS. IT DOES SO IN A DRAMATIC WAY, AFTER ALL THAT IS MY...

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Categories: wanted, desire,
Form: Narrative