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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 Zen mode
...the moment gone by is not quite released if memory imagery determines trajectory of future indeterminate liken it to a self-block imposed upon ourself that holds us captive in imagined li......Read More
Categories: captive, introspection, spiritual,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Zen mode
...hemmed in by space held captive in time our silent rebellion choosing cessation in a void centric stance liberates us here and now 24-March-2023......Read More
Categories: captive, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Grant this civil yankee to doodle till Lee gets blue in the face
...Grant this civil yankee to doodle till Lee gets blue in the face blowing 99 red balloons April 9th, 2023 will signal 158 years since Appomattox plus what would have been ninety sixth birth of......Read More
Categories: captive, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Simple Word
... The flashy words he deftly chose to seduce, and with practice these became florid. One word he once inadvertently let loose, that he had kept for long under the lid. He did this long afte......Read More
Categories: captive, hate, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
...I saw her walk by me today; Her pearly gown had veiled the land. I paused to watch her gentle dance When frosty fingers touched my hand. She was so close I felt her breath, Her downy dress pla......Read More
Categories: captive, beauty, seasons, winter,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member Chaos From The Shadows
...It began as an unknown disturbance, as Confusion to chaos denied any remedy. Yet answers must find a way forward, Giving solace to a captive referee. Since emerging and ......Read More
Categories: captive, confusion,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Does It Matter
...Does it matter today If a cross stood high On a hill Two thousand years ago? Does it matter today If there A man hung dying In company with criminals? To most, Long years have faded fact......Read More
Categories: captive, bible, christian, easter, god,
Form: Free verse
the cancer ward
...The cancer ward. We sat in the waiting room, of elderly people, with cancer we had had surgery now we waited to see if it had been successful A name was called a man on crutches rose, tried to l......Read More
Categories: captive, anti bullying, blessing, confidence,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Zen mode
...memory short stupor deep with our fulcrum inside mind-body held captive in matrix of duality we are asleep our luminous being formless and eternal at all times present as innate awaren......Read More
Categories: captive, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
The Forgiven
... Held captive and caged in a tin shed, an old steam train sulks in its own stillness, a relic from another age. Its skin is cold and hard and has the smell of vintage grease. The fire ......Read More
Categories: captive, nostalgia, time,
Form: Free verse
Beware The Ides of March 2023
...Beware The Ides of March 2023 Ides simply referred to first new moon, which usually fell between the thirteenth and fifteenth day of a given month. The following events all occurred fift......Read More
Categories: captive, abuse, age, anniversary, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Be The River Of My Rainless Desert
...Be the river of my rainless desert... where the coldest and the wildest wind swept; ah, it took away the harmony of my tunes: once the only comforter of the sand dunes! So far, I have accompli......Read More
Categories: captive, absence, anxiety, desire, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Hope
...Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Psalms 25:5 NIV God our hope is in you Moment by moment That one might become less In or......Read More
Categories: captive, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Are My Everything
... I am writing this poem to my husband ... I met you at the art gallery and will never forget that day my eyes grazed over you and I was left breathless so handsome, though I t......Read More
Categories: captive, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Set Free
... my reflecting soul now cradled by the universe gazes upon its insignificant self a sorrowful hollow of incessant chatter possessive shades of fog and mirage that no longer ......Read More
Categories: captive, freedom,
Form: Free verse

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