Get Your Premium Membership

Bide Your Time Poems

Bide Your Time Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of bide your time poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for bide your time.

New Poems

love is cruel
Love is cruel
But do not be shy
Lift your hands up to the sky
Love will come if you wait 
Just be patient do not buy
It will come, the care you seek 
So bide your time to meet your true love’s fate
...Read More
Categories: bide your time, anger, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Dan de Lion
Dan de Lion

Cold Jonquils know
you’ll steal their glow
unlike their snowy, sunburst blast
your foot long roots will ever last.
Sadly you won’t last too long
a gentle breeze and “POOF” you’re gone
to take up residence at will
bide your time again – until
you feel...Read More
Categories: bide your time, flower,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member This is not a limerick, it's a Nick Trimerick
This is not a limerick
It’s a Nick Trimerick
I’ve purloined the boy’s style for a while
To say thanks for the smiles
And cuz it’s fun to shoot rhymes from my gun
(Better duck that one, son
My gun’s shot at least a dozen
And I...Read More
Categories: bide your time, friend, fun, funny, humor, humorous, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Snowstorm
Snowstorm
Haven’t been here for a while,
Life turned crazy for a bit,
Like those plastic snowstorms you can buy at Christmas,
Shaking in your child-sized fist,
Making the snow swirl in an improbable way round Mary and Joseph on their journey.
Seemed like someone shook...Read More
Categories: bide your time, confusion, life, strength,
Form: Free verse
Don't bide your time
In the blink of an eye the time passes so fast it flies by 
Define time 
Lives a bitch then you die 
Eye of the storm watches over my lifestyles fate
In dire straight bathing as the holy water washes over...Read More
Categories: bide your time, hip hop, how i feel, rap, write,
Form: Rhyme



Bullies
Bullies

Bullies shouldn't prosper, Bullies shouldn't win,
Do they realise the pain they cause as they stand and grin?
Picking on the weak ones, some half of their size,
If a victim stood up to them, they'd get a big surprise,

You have a fear...Read More
Categories: bide your time, anger, bullying, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Driftwood
Where have you been my drifting friend?
What have you seen along the way?
Perhaps a storm has sent you here;
your earthly remains to rot away.

A force greater than life itself
ripped you from earth's nurturing breast.
The time had come to send you...Read More
Categories: bide your time, analogy, death, life, metaphor, nature, symbolism,
Form: Personification
Free Verse Ranch
Hear the clip-clop of iambic beats
Sounds like Shelley with a side of Keats
Is that the scritchity-scratch of a goose quill flickin’
Or just the tippity-tap of some mouse you clickin’..?

So you a prophet poet, regular Marley meets Dylan
Writin’ about oppression and...Read More
Categories: bide your time, adventure, poetry, word play, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme
The sharp tooth of truth
I stood atop of my pointed view and felt the sharp tooth of truth.
How elegantly we lived the lie,  a fictional legend always on the edge of a prequel.
But the sharp tooth of truth really cuts the fat right...Read More
Categories: bide your time, courage, destiny, inspirational, muse, poets, truth, writing,
Form: Free verse
Crash
Like a glance I catch you
In between seemingly innocent exchanges
When you lean slowly in like the deaf and the dumb 
With your underhanded handiness 
Your adorable strangeness 

Oh, how I see through right through your fragile facade
Sweet girl, boyfriended, gorgeously...Read More
Categories: bide your time, longing, love, lust, sensual, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Coping and Keeping Sane
Fill in the blanks of the words you forgot to say
Saying goodbye cuz I’m wasting my life away
Bury my emotions deep cuz I think that’ll make them go away

Smell the roses cuz that’s what they tell me to do
Stop and...Read More
Categories: bide your time, heartbroken, lost, memory,
Form: Free verse
NO SHAME
We are not at War

As the DOW doth soar

Thus bide your time

And you may find

The Turn around 

At your door!


Go Barack....
...Read More
Categories: bide your time, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Begone






Oh Winter, with your icy heart
Your cold beauty sets you apart
But time to ease your steely grip
Soon springtime's turn must start

Oh Winter, your fires burning low
New life stirring in the earth below
Bide your time until next year
Hearts long for springtime's...Read More
Categories: bide your time, nature, urdu, earth, time,
Form: Rubaiyat
A Little Too Far South
Prevented by chains of numeric organization
Ready for more but only stuck in contemplation

Just like a soldier told “Stay at your station”
Liberty and justice, now that’s a sensation

Life is hard but they hardly know my situation
My brain reaches panic due to...Read More
Categories: bide your time, political, sad, urban, time, life, time, endurance,
Form: I do not know?
The Moth falls clear of emotions, but not a burning candle
When the Moth flies drained of all her feelings
Flight weakens her wings, all that is cherished
Wings dry like powder, caught in a stale breeze
Powder falls up and out, tender this does make 

When wings carry the weight of the world
Flight...Read More
Categories: bide your time, heart,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BON VOYAGE
You think you’re something’ special,
cause you’re Arizona bound!
You think we’re really gonna feel it,
when you’re no longer 'round!

You prob’ly think that we’ll feel sad,
and some of us will cry,
as we shake your hand or kiss you,
and exchange that last “good-bye!

You...Read More
Categories: bide your time, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Suddenly the Storm

Suddenly the Storm
      by Amy Swanson


Beautiful spring day!
     Warm wind so soft
           playfully 
       ...Read More
Categories: bide your time, introspection, life, natural disasters, nature, seasonsspring, sky,
Form: Free verse
Confessions of an Insomniac
In the wee small hours of the morning
When sleep will not oblige itself to come
One thought leads to another and yet another
And my brain will not surrender deliberation
Until morning

Emotions so fickle when the shadows of night 
Permeate my bedroom
Thoughts during...Read More
Categories: bide your time, introspection
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pagan Mistress
Oh pagan mistress, your sins weighed heavy
Your conspicuous makeup masks your unsightliness
If only your admirers knew of your sins against man
They would have, long ago, cast you into the streets
Harlot, bide your time, bide your time o' woman of ill...Read More
Categories: bide your time, allegory, time,
Form: Blank verse