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Best Wasted Poems

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


Premium Member The Fallen Poet
(The Fallen Poet)

Shadows, fall from the east
Winter show, white meadows,
Compelling words lost, in a silent world
Beautiful, Bloomingdale is how it goes
Apocalypto-- my very own limbo
Alone...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasted, absence, confusion, depression, emo, how i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Waterfall Wishes on Stars with no Swings
Waterfall wishes on stars with no swings
I’m sending to you on butterfly wings.
Pennies are wasted on a wishing well.
Pennies instead for sweet thoughts that you...

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Categories: wasted, dream, love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member My Love Shall Find You
Through eternal sun stars and space
My love shall find you I will embrace
Thru invisible realms and empty voids
There is nothing that my love avoids

Thru stormy...

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Categories: wasted, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night

LIST POETRY - A FUTURISTIC INTERPRETATION 


You
must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: wasted, depression, heart, introspection, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: wasted, life,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Sum of a Life
This life we're living
Is so unforgiving
Reminding us every day
Of games that we played
Choices we made
Dreams that faded away
Paths that were crossed
Loved ones we've lost
Still promising...

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Categories: wasted, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: wasted, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Within Elysium Fields - A Collaboration With Carolyn
1.

Within Elysium Fields, the souls of the dead find their peace but there are those souls who do not think they deserve such peace. Those...

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Categories: wasted, dark, dream, fantasy, joy, light, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Burial
The burial ground,  groomed to greet
the gatherers of their love apocalypse
with garlands grown and sown
from the rose fire of Athena's throne,
on this day they...

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Categories: wasted, love, endurance, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Temptation Itches On All Living Things
Temptation Itches On All Living Things

Temptation itches on all living things
often nobody knows just how it stings,
not the icky-glues in its sticky pastes
nor the rotten...

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Categories: wasted, art, conflict, deep, humanity, judgement, life,
Form: Sonnet
For Things Once Counted
A light across a river sways,
where children wasted summer days.
Not near, not far, but in between,
the grass grows soft and tall and green.

The whispers dance...

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Categories: wasted, introspection, loss, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Walls Make Bad Neighbours
Walls Make Bad Neighbours

‘All in all we are just bricks in the wall’ deconstructed by Pink Floyd
        ...

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Categories: wasted, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Trying to Grasp The Magnificent
I sense the fullness 
in fleeting moments
At those rare times 
I'm able to let go of me
The ebbs and flows 
of non linear thinking
when I...

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Categories: wasted, blessing, creation, forgiveness, god, inspirational, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Too late for tears
Oh, my brother..
I can see storms causing havoc in your eyes.
All you can do is stare,
seeking comfort from a tombstone.

Beautiful marble cannot reach out to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasted, absence, angst, death, mum,
Form: Free verse
Anxiety Monster
Anxiety, Anxiety-
you creep, you lurk, you worry me
Mangy monster under my bed
on all my fears you must be fed
and when I try to starve you...

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Categories: wasted, anxiety, emotions, feelings, humorous, life,
Form: Rhyme
I but have today to know I exist
Because I do not know of my tomorrow 
Yesterday is gone I've forgotten it 
I but have today to know I exist
I resist letting my...

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Categories: wasted, adventure, how i feel, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Beyond The Cracks
Place parsed pennies, purposely upon pretty porcelain palms.
The wanderer, restrained her raised ranting wrists!
She fell to her Humpty Dumpty position,
unable to ever be put back...

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Categories: wasted, abuse, anxiety,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Changing Scenery

~

Amidst the changing scenery
as faces come and go
Names reflect the differences
of those we’ve come to know

Along a winding avenue
where store fronts sell their wares
Traffic lights...

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Categories: wasted, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Decompression of the heart
The absence of love plays on my mind,
I search within, but love, I cannot find.

Another wasted day, just frittered away.
Can't bring myself to see, it's...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wasted, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reflections in Twilight
Angels in twilight
Reflections of affections
Dancing in starlight

When angels entwine
Harmonic explosions of devotions
A love divine

When angels embrace
Roses and wine will make you mine
With satin and lace

When...

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Categories: wasted, angel, love, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Way Ships - Part 1
Flings and wings and rings rejected…
 Cupid’s arrows fly deflected…
“It clearly is too late” she signed, “to love, adore or pay me mind”

Penciled lines drew...

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Categories: wasted, lost love, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Great Contest Expectations, the folly of man
Place parsed pennies, purposely upon pretty porcelain palms.
The wanderer, restrained her raised ranting wrists!
She fell to her Humpty Dumpty position,
unable to ever be put back...

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Categories: wasted, angst, dark, death, desire, engagement, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pluviophile
I am not a rain dog
With my tail between my legs
Dying to run home in haste
Away from showers that gradually increase 
And then come pounding...

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Categories: wasted, love, rain, water,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Her Way
There once was a time
I called you just about every day
Years ago, that almost feel like yesterday
My friends may have thought I was a mama's...

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Categories: wasted, mothers day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Is For The Poet Destroyer A - Also Known As Linda

you carve your words precisely 
like a master does a flawless diamond
infuse your images on the head of a pin
not a letter wasted 

you who
speaks...

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Categories: wasted, friendship,
Form: Free verse