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
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...
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...
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...
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.
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
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...
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.
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...
history, socialwork, work,
Vanishing wealth; stocks decline
Great Dust Bowl
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
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,
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...
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...
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...
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...
Journey of Dreams
on work and working
I am focused with no destination.
For Brian's FIVE & TWENTY contest...
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...
longing, metaphor, work,
He was clay potato
in raspberry field
between delicate gossip
He turned his back
fingers in fissures
The Workplace Wee
work, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
If someone at work saw my Mary,
I’d resign just as quick as can be,
But men have to face this fear squarely,
When they go for a...
The Color Missing
work, abuse, age, art, business,
The Color Missing
Red, black, and blue are the colors of our work pens. Red is the color of the blood we spill on other people’s...
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,
The Place that Shaped Me
work, cowboy-western, family, growing up,
I left my
Keep It Turnin' to the Right
work, day, earth, funny, life,
Oklahoma cowboy, tough coal miner’s son
Born in Henryetta, south of Tulsa some
Raised by daddy’s momma, taught him wrong from right
Daddy taught him ropin’, taught him...
Cash Gone in Tax
work, business, confusion, depression, life,
Hard earned wages
Burned as income tax
Cash gone like blowing wind
Tax is not like sweet vermouth
This is just like pulling hen’s tooth
Tax going up,...