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Best Yard Poems

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


Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
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Categories: yard, autumn, family, house, life,
Form: Narrative



A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: yard, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: yard, analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: yard, drug, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: yard, christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Winter's Antidote
O Winter, why this desolation? Trees, once verdant now stand bare
Flowers, long in hibernation; clouds that frown with ominous stare,
Bleak winds chill the rain-soaked bones...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: yard, bereavement, community, death, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Four Sisters
Spring stirs her eager young
Giving life, renewed to those
Who stand about and doze
She whispers hope of things begun
Beneath winter's cold repose.

Summer, smiling golden rays
With ample...

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Categories: yard, nature, seasons,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: yard, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy,
Form: Couplet
Intrusion in the Fray:response to Tom
Forgive intrusion in the fray
I'm making comments today
Tom's limericks, three
were cute as can be
But of Kim and Jack, I must say.....

We all know how well...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: yard, poetry,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Season Of September
Sunlight falls in breezy dapples
across your lichened stone,
solace now I seek in chapel’s
old yard while we’re alone.

It brings my heart back, being here -
love; that...

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Categories: yard, appreciation, autumn, grave, grief,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Welcome Spring

clouds like sheep
grazing in the blue
scatter on the breeze

How marvelous was the first week of March in my state. The temperatures exceeded my hopeful expectations....

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Categories: yard, spring,
Form: Haibun
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: yard, analogy, spoken word, wisdom,
Form: Classicism
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: yard, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue,
Form: Rhyme
The Unicorn
The Unicorn

Once upon a time…
an incredible event occurred that was so sublime.
On a warm summer night many years ago,
awakened by the rhythmic tempo
of hoof beats...

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Categories: yard, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: yard, appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: yard, dark, dream, evil, faith,
Form: Narrative
Grey Wind
**Dedicated to those who preceded us and gave their blood, sweat and tears, so we can have the luxuries they could not**


The wind whispers, the...

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Categories: yard, father, grandparents, mother, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Rooster
The Rooster

He strutted ‘cross the barnyard tall and proud,
away from all the bustle of the crowd;
the other roosters in the yard felt cowed,
to him they...

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Categories: yard, allegory, animal, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member One Life
There have been those who said,                   ...

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Categories: yard, food, green, home, jobs,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Behind the Yellow Door

Looking out at the old oak  tree in my front yard today, I see myself as she is, stripped of all my former beauty...

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Categories: yard, family, house, life,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My Hero
I hear them say,                                          ...

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Categories: yard, food, snow, war,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member PROMISE OF HOPE--EDITED





Streaks of anguish like drooping trees
Entrap pale hours across nightscape ,
Then crushing low  upon my feet 
Each leaf's motion reflects one bid
In neutral shades...

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Categories: yard, blessing, devotion,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Seasons of a Fruitful Tree

I love my little corner of the yard
when nearby Lilac Bush perfumes the air.
The human dwellers treat me with regard.
They sit behind their house and...

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Categories: yard, tree,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My Brick and Piece of Lumber
Mighty proud was I
with me lumber in one hand
my brick me carried in the other
I placed the brick in the barn yard
tall side for gained...

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Categories: yard, funny, humanity, humorous, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
A Passing Shadow
Behind our house, below the deck
with its pleasing benches and sylvan view,
the back yard we have descends steeply
to a little stream called Chimacum Creek.

It is...

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Categories: yard, pets,
Form: Free verse