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

Premium Member Writing a Love Sonnet
If only I could write you a sonnet,
Iambic pentameter and what not,
Let my muse mull profoundly upon it.
I must write it quickly lest I forgot.


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Categories: writing,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Of Ink
   Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...

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Categories: writing, beauty, feelings, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COMMON Commonality

WE ...

Slaves to the pen, (or our keyboard, more apt)
          The molding of words, in a...

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Categories: writing, appreciation, friendship, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
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...

(I own this- edition)

more organic...

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Categories: writing, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A Reverse Rant
"Rhyming poems have nothing of substance to say
They're childish! Ridiculous! Silly! Passe!

What's that - 'The Raven,' fine prose, you assure?
Pshaw, a talking bird is not...

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Categories: humor, irony, poetry, writing,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Covetous
Is it a crime
To pry apart rhyme
Stitch lines, unhitched
From native consequence

To warily marry
Unmetered time
By forced remorse
In patchwork verse

In my malaise
My daydreams ablaze
I long for eloquence...


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Categories: jealousy, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: writing, emotions, friendship, happiness, joy,
Form: Ode
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..


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Categories: writing, poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse

Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: writing, art, friendship, meaningful, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Ink of the Heart
A poet needs dip his pen
  in the ink of his heart
Lest his verse be reduced
  to sterile, soulless art...

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Categories: heart, poets, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dressing Up
I try on words
Like hats and shoes
To see which look
Best fits my muse.


Poem of the Day
August 1st, 2020...

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Categories: analogy, inspiration, writing,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: writing, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Pretty Poet
Where Have All The Pretty Poets Gone? 

A real poet are you, charismatic over everything you serve
Showcasing, a rainbow that folds the perfect world wide...

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Categories: writing, angel, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Push The Pen
We push the pen to make you feel
the gentle tapping of the falling rain,
the stinging burn of the summer sun
the heavy heart of despair and...

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Categories: writing, poems, poetry, poets, senses,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Painting with Words
Painting with Words

If I were an artist instead of a poet
I’d paint what I knew as others would know it.

I’d be a Renoir and never...

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Categories: poetry, writing,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Across the Wide
There are cities of sonnets to map
Quests of pantoums and villanelles 
To harness, and ride
Across the wide
Tangled grassland of gratuity
Unwritten, unruled
Anarchy of expression
Empty lines can...

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Categories: appreciation, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Write Upon my Fancy

“If you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.”...

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Categories: writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)

The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: writing, appreciation, art, creation, imagination,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup
Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Chained am I, to desolation's huge anchor
on its long black ship,...

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Categories: writing, anger, art, dedication, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poet -This Poem is About You
-Dear, Mr & Mrs Poet- 

Do you ever question where it comes from?
This poem's about you, sit down and get a load off 
Tranquilize your...

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Categories: writing, dedication, deep, inspirational, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Toilet Bowl Committee
Toilet Bowl Committee (aka: Uptown Hood)

A lavatory confinement
If you want to moderate this place, pick up the pace
From the mouth down to the @$$
Your so...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: writing, abuse, anger, angst, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Last Love Letter To the West
I can't recall 
       the day you left
  Empty words going west

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Categories: writing, deep, feelings, heart, leaving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''silence sweet solitude''
the solitude
the silence
silence of a bee in the forest
silence of the leaves
leaves on majestic trees
leaves my soul quivering 
quivering treasures
quivering happiness and joy 

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Categories: nature, poems, writing,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member When It Comes To Me
I often sit for long periods of time
hoping the perfect beginning will come to me.
To write a poem that starts with a pristine Capital
leaving readers...

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Categories: writing, adventure, celebration, change, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse