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Best Whole Nine Yards Poems

Below are the all-time best Whole Nine Yards poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of whole nine yards poems written by PoetrySoup members


Purple Heart
I remember the night
some time ago 
that we were happy
my brother was coming home

I remember that he said 
that he'll be back some day
well that...

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Categories: whole nine yards, angel, beauty, memorial day, military,
Form: Ballad



You call yourself a father
Growing up was hard for me,
I think i grew up to soon,
I had to take charge in the big brother role,
But also i had to...

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Categories: whole nine yards, history, inspirational, life, loss, love, mother,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Wattle
A Wattle, nearly 80 Smoots high.
decided one fine spring day
that some way it was going to fly.
“It was going to fly ?”, said I
“No way,...

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Categories: whole nine yards, fantasycrazy, magic, rose,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Nine
 Nine,  the number of innings in a baseball game
If you're on cloud nine,  it's happiness you proclaim
Everything included means you want the...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: whole nine yards, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Catch Phrase
I knew what I was getting into
when Deb gave me my catch phrase.
It was the last one available
and seemed likely to net prose praise.

I mean...

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Categories: whole nine yards, life, people
Form: Quatrain
Good Enough for You
Girl you know I;ve always, always given you my time, never been distant, always wanted to
make you mine

Breakfast every morning, dinners every night. But when...

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Categories: whole nine yards, angst, confusion, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend, loveme, love,
Form: I do not know?
Idioms Part 3
8/11/17


During night, morning and afternoon
It'll happen often or once in a blue moon
In and on any side of the lagoon
From January to six months past...

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Categories: whole nine yards, dark, how i feel, perspective, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



A New Path
I'm bored with nothing to do.

When I can be on the block chilling with my crew.

Right now I'm hidding behinde my words.

Knowing that one day...

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© Dion Bess  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: whole nine yards, life
Form: Rhyme
The black Quandary
The black curls, oh the resemblance to the night

clings to her forehead, distraught,

like the spider's web shambled,

crooked,   rubbing the forehead like the harsh waters 

rubbing the...

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Categories: whole nine yards, courage, dedication, deep, faith, feelings, hope,
Form: Concrete
Defined By Idioms
Defined By Idioms

Naked truth, bent nails
dead men tell no tales
bad Apple, broken mirrors
burnt out light bulbs, crocodile tears
spilt milk, goose chase
two cents worth, rat race
rotten...

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Categories: whole nine yards, identity,
Form: Rhyme