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Below are the all-time best Word poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of word 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: word, absence, confusion, depression, emo,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Summers Eve
~Summer’s Eve ~


I am a woman!
I am proud-

I am everything you want. 
Plus more
The adoring wife,
A beautiful mother, 
A grandmother a granddaughter 
A daughter, a...

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Categories: word, beautiful, grandmother, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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: word, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 
                ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: word, anger, corruption, how i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A KIND HELLO


Proverb 12:25  "Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up."


a stray lost
in her thoughts

i saw her
sitting there
nursing a frown

so i
reached...

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Categories: word, cheer up, lonely, sad,
Form: Free verse
my only hope
I fell asleep one dreary day
I lost my will, I lost my way
I ran from all I ever knew
And feared the call I was supposed...

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Categories: word, faith, life, rap, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midas Touch
~Do Not Trust a Word, He Says~

He speaks of sunken treasures the way no other man 
The map of his essence is drawn in the...

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Categories: word, fantasy, kiss, love, sexy,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member View from the prism of 'ism'
socialism  communism  fascism   despotism
  buddhism  catholicism  hinduism  zoroastrianism  
territorialism  colonialism   imperialism  ...

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Categories: satire, society, truth, word
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member To Be Thrown Overboard Soon
Two scruffy pirates picked me up.
Intending to toss me overboard.
I weighed too much; they were struggling.
True.
They needed to lighten their load.
But I was not going...

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Categories: fun, humorous, word play,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Tease for Two




"Tease for Two"



“Ein bisschen Zucker 
mit Ihrer Sahne, Sir?“

German accent 
smoky toned 
she purred

Periwinkles suavely winked, 
then played with his -

cufflinks

“Not now Schvee Tart” 
he...

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Categories: adventure, humor, romance, word
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Play On Words
Write here, right now. Write now, right here!
Capture the moment while it's near 
and seize the day. You now know how: 
write now, right here;...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word play, words,
Form: Quatrain
Trust
It's so simple,
So basic,
Yet we lack it.
Interaction is nothing without it.
Unable to make a bond because the fact is,
We've missed the point.
The point that connects...

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Categories: word, change, fear, inspirational, society,
Form: Verse
Premium Member SURVIVAL IN THE MIDST OF IGNORANCE
My prayers are not asking you to
 
save me from my enemy.
 
My children have turned their backs.
 
They praise dance with many
 
Adversaries-
 
When...

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Categories: analogy, spoken word, wisdom,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Poetry Soup Kitchen
-Poetry Soup Kitchen-

Grab your aprons and spoon
Today we will not think of the stars and the moon,

Open your eyes, be grateful for all we have
Together...

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Categories: word, celebration, cool, fun, happiness,
Form: Verse
Premium Member WEATHER FORECAST
December 2017

Extremely high winds are forecast due to an influx of sprouts over Christmas . My New Year’s resolution to avoid chocolate is not the...

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Categories: humorous, life, weather, word
Form: Narrative
YOUR BETTER END
YOUR BETTER END

To be
To stare
To contemplate
To risk
To dare
Once and again
To trust
To leap
A Jump of faith
To fall
To land
No one can say
To forgive
To forget
Or try again
To breathe
To...

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Categories: word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If you love her
Listen to her with all of you
   Your fists clenched
   Your lips together
   Your head moving, slightly, side to...

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Categories: word, devotion, heart, love, spoken
Form: Free verse
This is me
You wake up in the morning to look in the mirror,
To say "This is me".
To Compare yourself to what you think you should be.
"I'm fat.",
"I'm...

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Categories: word, beauty, change, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Silence Speaks
I wish I could tell you
what you've done wrong
But there'd be no point
You'd explain it all away
and say, "Fight, Babe
Fight another day.
Battle scars come and...

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Categories: word, love hurts, relationship, spoken
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Pain Game
Why do people, want to cause
Other people pain
Where is the Love 
That will break the chain

Someone says something
Then it's tit-for-tat
I've played this before
We all know...

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Categories: word, abuse, anger, betrayal, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - His Mercy -

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Categories: fate, religious, spoken word,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member Today Is A Gift
 

Hold on to those moments

Of Spoken words of

Meaningful

Sincere

Love

Tomorrow might never

Become the present

© By Eve Roper  
6/22/2015
...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, spoken word,
Form: Verse
Trayvon Brown
Walk with me,

Don't...SHOOT, 
cuz I don't wanna die young, 
I wanna grow old and have 
a daughter or a son, or maybe both, 
to live...

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Categories: word, black african american, community,
Form: Rhyme
Thoughts On MGK EMINEM diss, it's just what I noticed
Beard looks weird,
that's a lyrical genius to be feared,
you wrote a 6 year song and got the facts wrong,
fired with the hair and safety still...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: word, hip hop, humorous, rap,
Form: Rhyme