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

Premium Member Unspoken Words
I often scribble in the sand 
The words I find so hard to say
And hope the wind will come along 
And blow them all your...

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Categories: words,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member Those Words
I speak my thoughts with gentleness
The things I need to say with care
Thoughts held in my hands, gone through my fingers,
balanced on my fingertips...
... sent...

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Categories: inspirational, metaphor, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Actions Speak Louder Than Words
A kind word, of course,
Can soothe the flustered soul or bring a smile
To a frowning face. That’s a given, but
In one’s troubled times, words still...

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Categories: love, words,
Form: Acrostic
Simple Words for Simple People
If I had those pretentious brains which act faster than this heart

maybe then I would abhore this soul which spreads freely through each verse

maybe then...

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Categories: words, love, on writing and
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Best Poem Ever
~The best poem ever~

Without saying a word I’m going to go where no one has gone before.
A twilight zone, only God and I know of....

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Categories: death, words, heart, heart,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

Running through my mind,
Running through my veins,

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Categories: words, abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
her silent seams

her words,

 now naked.


letting them       e

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Categories: words,
Form: Free verse

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: father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LIQUID HEAVEN
Liquid Heaven

A feast for my womanly inner beast!       
I tease, I please, you have me on my knees
I wring...

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Categories: words, body, happiness, heaven, lust,
Form: Free verse
If You Weren't Such a Nut Meg
She had so many chances
     Yet she kept muffin it up
Butter intentions were good
     Just not much...

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Categories: food, fun, humor, words,
Form: Rhyme
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: words, america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme
This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 

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Categories: words, angst, death, dedication, depression,
Form: Ballad
this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: words, angst, confusion, introspection, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Of Me

Deeply dipped in red, the Heart of a Rose
explaining the motive behind this act
Purpose being, to open and expose
knowing not how, the Soul will truly...

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Categories: simple, words,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Critics

Wrote a poem in the sand,
Wonder how it fares if left alone,
Will it bear on its own merits
Or juxtapose by meddling hands,
Meantime, sun-dries it again,

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Categories: words, beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Every Poet In You Quenches A Fire
It was quite a time
when with my mind you used to rhyme
and in the tune of my heart you sign.

That time was quite long
when I...

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Categories: words, art, beauty, heart, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member For The Love of Poetry
For love of poetry, spellbound am I
by force, that takes me to the land of words.
Beyond control, this power has its way
that leads me to...

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Categories: poetry, poets, words,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Tissue Box
like visitors from outer space
they came with tears, and lined the sidewalk
long in face, and arms embracing
some (I have no inkling) who
they were or why...

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Categories: words, child, cry, daughter, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Contemplating Calculations

  You could say:  
       Variety attracts a free spirit, a soul with curiosity - 

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Categories: simple, words,
Form: Rhyme
My Muse Of Poetry
Not all the worlds belong to me
Not all the words set me free
What the heart loves
is of will
I just free some words
to confine its spill.



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Categories: words, art, beauty, inspiration, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unreachable

Intangible, the term your lips lightly exhale,
just as the wind found its voice -

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Categories: simple, words,
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: words, fantasy, kiss, love, sexy,
Form: Alliteration
Tell Me A Tale
Tell me a tale of humanity
Paint me the love of your life
Show me a path to humility
How a man should honour his wife.

Help children believe...

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Categories: imagination, poems, poetry, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Do We Start To Live - Collaboration with Space Cadet
When Do We Start To Live  

Collaboration poem: Space Cadet and Darren White
Voice: Wesley C.

How do I know we’ve lived?
          If you’re...

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Categories: words, dark, friendship, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Morris the Thesaurus Tortoise
Ocie the Ocelot liked words a lot!
As a tot, words like dot and trot hit the spot
Then, getting older, the folder on her shoulder grew...

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Categories: children, humor, words,
Form: Light Verse