Best Work Poems
Below are the all-time best Work poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of work poems written by PoetrySoup members
A Woman's Work Is Never Done
dedication, motherwork, work,
"A Woman's Work Is Never Done",
a phrase that's often heard.
There's a lot of truth that's hidden,
just in those few words.
She has to cook and clean...
work, cowboy-western, family, funny, life,
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...
Who Am I
work, black african american, faith,
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend
I am the original chosen to be right here...
Faith, Trust and Irony
caregiving, health, work, me,
She's dressed in freshly laundered scrubs,
a floral top and pants pale blue.
There for a moment to hand me a gown,
and tell me what to do.
A Joyless Job
work, childhood, humor, jobs, snow,
At the window, palms under my chin,
such beauty I see, out the frosted pane,
I was mesmerized, it showed in my grin,
so picture perfect, the snow...
We Worked Long Enough
slavery, society, truth, work,
I laugh out loud
every time I hear a politician say,
that the best way to enrich a black person's life,
is to give them a job
One Good Thing
life, memory, poverty, work,
In the late 1970s, I was going home on a Friday evening,
and needed a little more fuel in my truck,
enough to get back to...
Response of A Harried Housewife To Her Spouse
wife, work, me,
You never have time
for me,” her husband whined
as he dropped his dirty clothes
right there on the floor by the bed.
Trying not to roll her...
It Appears I've Disappeared
work, art, confusion, fantasy, happiness,
A lot of acquaintances deemed me lucky, and I knew I was,
For I had a successful life, when all could have been chaos.
I had a...
The Home Maker
She wore a gingham apron,
battled dirt on hands and knees
while garments washed swayed brightly
on a clothesline in the breeze.
She sewed and worked a garden,
My father is a Soldier
family, father, love, work,
My father is a hero.
He stands so tall and proud.
His hands are firm, But gentle.
He stands out in a crowd.
People stop to Thank him.
history, socialwork, work,
Vanishing wealth; stocks decline
Great Dust Bowl
I Reminisce, I Miss
work, child, computer, fun, old,
I reminisce, I miss.... ...
business, funny, on work
Sitting in a cloak of black conservatism:
I feel my hands,
oily on the desk like shortening in
slate gray cookie pans,
the speedway inside forcing the absence of...
inspirational, on work and
I have come to the point of decision
And I have decided in favour of love
Wisdom is not solely measured by experience
But more by capacity for...
Doctor Ram: The Soup's Golden Voice
dedication, peoplewords, work, work,
our beloved brother from India
Dr. Ram’s words are better than gold
board his magic carpet
woven with wit, intellect and insight
soar through sagas steeped in mythology
Edgar Allan Poe
on work and workingwrite,
I was inspired once a long time ago
By something that I read
I never knew such amazing things
Could fill the inside of my head
I always thought...
Where did my life go
work, life, work, time,
Where did my life go ?
Oh, how I would like my life back !
It seems the fabric of time has developed a crack,
Retail Christmas 2
funny, on work and
It's one week till Christmas
And we've had enough
Of grumpy old shoppers
Complaining about stuff.
They hate the line-ups,
They hate the cashiers.
They won't be happy
Till they have...
My Chair of Support
inspirational, life, on work
My favourite chair
Said to me one night
What you going to write
Is it going to be a fantasy
A Haiku or a Senyru
What ever comes...
Journey of Dreams
on work and working
I am focused with no destination.
For Brian's FIVE & TWENTY contest...
The Silent Saint
a carpenter chisels creativity ~ his son saves souls
[First of May: Here in Malta, apart from celebrating Labour Day,
we also celebrate the Feast of...
longing, metaphor, work,
He was clay potato
in raspberry field
between delicate gossip
He turned his back
fingers in fissures
I'm a Writer
poetry, words, work, write,
Some folks smile when I say I’m a writer
Some smirk, suggesting I should get a job
My stories and poems make our days brighter
Fantasy often, and,...
Lost and Found
work, adventure, fantasy, flower, green,
I loved my job as a botanist, which took me to many foreign lands,
Like the golden sun rises smiling, to meet all our natural demands.