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Best Washing Poems

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

Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul

As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me

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Categories: washing, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative

Artillery Rain
~Perfect Rain~

I can see!
All the tribulations around
A rage against the burning wind
Nobody hears the crackling sounds in my voice
Everybody avoids feeling the smoke hidden within

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Categories: washing, art, deep, earth, fire, image, rain,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Poetry Collection


Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass

Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air

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Categories: washing, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: washing, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
These Eyes Have Often Been Solaced
 These eyes have often been solaced

by twilight's cotton candy pllows moving silently

towards a sky's velveteen blanket

and angels'silver gowns

By gazing over hills

to where old country...

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Categories: washing, age, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: washing, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member VOICE IN HIDING

Hiding here inside my closet, I feel safe in the dark
knowing on a pile of sheets lies my very psyche;
it's only a thought, yet I...

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Categories: washing, absence, voice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep

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Categories: washing, analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery, life, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Can You Spare A Teardrop
I cried for so long, so many nights,
and now no more tears can drop,
I'm all out, do you have some to spare,
cause you know once...

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Categories: washing, cry, emotions, feelings, how i feel,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wood Stages
I Death Wood

My skeleton, the trembling tree,
hit by the axes of ambulances
due to the decay of disease.
My muscles languish as wilted leaves.
My organs are rotting...

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Categories: washing, green, moon, nature, rainforest, storm, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Looking Down My Street - A Collaboration
Looking down my tree lined street

the setting sun casts her glow

upon the Chestnuts, Maples, and Oaks

dressed in worn out yellow ribbons 

telling the story of...

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Categories: washing, friendship, loss,
Form: Free verse
Moving On
I'm not selling a house, i'm leaving my home.
Happy times together, months spent alone.
Morning sickness, baby loss, labour and birth
Planting my seeds in good strong...

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Categories: washing, child, emotions, family, garden, home, how
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Fragile
Tenderly ...
As if robin's eggs ...
I consider the brittle fragments of her heart,
Cupped in my tarnished Tin Man hands ...
Not taking for granted the entrustment...

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Categories: washing, life, metaphor, wisdom, , cute,
Form: Free verse
~ Destiny II ~
Smiling, as our glances would glimpse, knowing, as our souls would meet

Upon this plane of sphere, where time, it did not ever exist

These curtains, no...

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Categories: washing, love
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member OCEANIC SCENE

                  ripples of  blue ebb


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Categories: washing, ocean, summer,
Form: Haiku
Stop Eyeing My Candy
Clothes all clean
but the washing machine
ate up all my panties.

Raced to the store 
to buy some more,
But bought instead some brandy.

Stopped at a shop
for a...

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Categories: washing, funny, silly,
Form: Verse
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: washing, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Unforgotten Shores
Take me there to yesterday's Summer night.
Walking on the beach,
sand between our toes,
hair blowing in the breeze.

When ripples in the sea,
slowly cleansed the sand,
tickling our...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: washing, age, metaphor, relationship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Under the Boardwalk - A Love Story
Sheer poetry in motion with a picnic basket in hand 
Laughing brandishing a bottle as he lopes along the sand
His handsome features completely wreathed in...

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Categories: washing, love, lust, romance, sensual, sexy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Slow Colors

We drifted not far from shore -
a delicate night with supple air entire,
black and white until patience sent us grays
that rocked with the boat on...

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Categories: washing, love, moon, stars,
Form: Free verse
The mind and universe confide. Between
Them, they are one. Like lovers devoted.
They share fluctuations on an ocean
Wave, washing mindful shores, to redeem
Those sparkling pearls, that...

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Categories: washing, allegory
Form: Sonnet
Underlying Beauty
Underlying the meaning of the beauty in the breeze
watching with apprehension as all good things tumble by
washing down a mellow yellow and the dust of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: washing, beautiful, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Waterdrops for sweet Eileen
Water Drops

Falling from the sky
Waterdrops falling from my eyes
Tumbling down, in sorrow’s depth I drown

If only my waterdrops
Could water your heart
I would drown you with...

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Categories: washing, beauty, death, feelings, loss, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Knowing She Sees How Deeply She Is Missed
Knowing She Sees How Deeply She Is Missed
(Tribute To That Greatest Of Love, A Mother's)

Blue-cold morns rising to light a fire
mother, cooked on wood stove...

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Categories: washing, devotion, love, romance, rose,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Elements - Collaboration with White Wolf
Speak now for the sea, ancient bard that guides me.
Be the voice of its wisdom, washing away my tears.
Raise me and lower me, like an...

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Categories: washing, inspiration,
Form: Free verse