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Captive Poems - Poems about Captive

Captive Poems - Examples of all types of poems about captive to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for captive.
Premium Member Zinnia
... Written: April 19, 2024 For Constance la France Z Words Contest Rumi Quote: "Flowers every night blossom in the sky; Peace in the Infinite, At peace, am I" ......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, appreciation, flower,
Form: Rhyme



Castles In The Air
... Quote: Do you ever wonder why we build castles in the air? Perhaps, it's to soften the blow of a harsh world that never seems to slide nor adjust to our individual expectations. Ever......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, appreciation, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Risking the absurd and death in every verse
...Risking the absurd and death in every verse, The poet, like an acrobat, swings over the heads of The crowd, in a world where writing is a tightrope act And rhyme is the ladder to the lofty heavens......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Different or the Same
...Ever since the days when the world was still young, The same stories were told, the same songs were sung. Through the constant tide of birth, marriage, and death, We each seek our place, ‘til ......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, humanity, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Teaser Is Another Clown
...Have you fallen for the wrong one? Someone who pulled you on strings, putting a limitation on your freedom? A teaser is another clown stealing naive hearts, never believe in his promises even for......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, betrayal, character, conflict, evil,
Form: Lyric



In the heart of the night, next to the unmoved clock
...In the heart of the night, next to the unmoved clock, She lies, with the pillow—a saline lake of pagan scents, Mourning something that was never spoken. Prisoner in the castle of shadows, where da......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cave of our heart
...Hemmed in by space-time and captive in form, senses externalised, everything sized, in bondage to lust, by dark fears chastised, what choice do we then have, but to conform? We notice thoughts ar......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, silence, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
6-4-2024
...Soldiers of fortune caught in the construct Captive foreign held in the menagerie Shoulders abortion fought for my next salary Now souls smoulder over their short daiquiri I hate it when they’re ......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, conflict, corruption, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blame
...A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else—John Burroughs Blame Underneath a belt of stars in stratosphere’......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, fate, love, lust, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Time's Relentless Hands
...Time's relentless hands cast their shadows On a middle-aged woman in a lonely corner of her room She drapes her shawl around her shoulders, And there she sits covered in sheets of memories where......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nineveh
...Nineveh * *Deep I have fallen eyelids leaden with sleep just a hole to crawl in and rest my feet * drifting into a slumber * Brief moments under ......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, beauty, imagination, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member O Bipolar, Harass Me Nevermore
...O Bipolar, harass me nevermore! Depart from me! For Easter Sunday's here, a comfort which transforms this time of year, and cuts you like an ox for evermore. O Minotaur, you cursed bu......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, christian, depression, easter, extended
Form: Italian Sonnet
April fools day ordinarily all manner of tomfoolery abounds
...April fools' day - ordinarily all manner of tomfoolery abounds Written/updated since last year unlike any other when out of this world outlandish accouterments people did wear hermetically s......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, appreciation, april, day, easter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY GOLD
...When I was Starting out They beat me Raped me ...for treasure Words took shape Forming my being My ideas flowed Creative energy ...bought friends Positive vibrations Drawing them in V......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I Listened
...If I listened would I hear the trill of peace Sense the presence of its calm Become the hum of gently tuned violin strings Quavering in erotic fulfillment Would the song of dancing thistles hold ......Read the rest...
Categories: captive, beauty, sound,
Form: Verse

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