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Favorite Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of favorite 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 favorite.

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Premium Member Carousel Dreams
I’d love to get a horse when I turn seven -
I’ll ride him in the sky way up to heaven.
Or I could get a puppy – I can name him
“Batman”! If he’s too wild then I’ll tame him.

I love when...Read More
Categories: favorite, childhood, dad, dream, flying, horse,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Photograph
The three of us were all in shorts
that gorgeous day in June.
We had a little radio
To play our favorite tunes.

Rachel had her leather jacket,
me a halter top.
But Cheryl outdid both of us
with legs that went non-stop.

It’s been forty years since...Read More
Categories: favorite, age, youth,
Form: Rhyme

     Sweet my granddaughter Dear, My Dear!   
     You are my charismatic cheer.  
     Since a kid, you...Read More
Categories: favorite, appreciation, granddaughter,
Form: Rhyme
Quiet Soul
Quiet Soul

Her skin is that of alabaster. Wide circles of red rouge pronounced her thin lips and each cheek.
She is soulfully unique.
Her hair of dried stalk was approving to her eyes of vacuous emeralds.
She traveled the two blocks from her...Read More
Categories: favorite, romantic love,
Form: Prose
Corona Days
Sanonee says, I hate Corona.
All because of corona --now she is alone--
Now she can’t play outside, can’t hug friends, can’t enjoy favorite chocolates…
Once she was like a free bird –enjoyed freedom and its fruits--
New visitors are flying to see her...Read More
Categories: favorite, earth,
Form: Acrostic

Quarantine Poem
Quarantined, in my room.
I pray the virus will end soon.
As far as symptoms, I have none.
Not a single, a single one.
My classes got canceled, it should be this man's favorite dream.
But all this boredom makes me wanna scream.
I've ran out...Read More
Categories: favorite, poems, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Viral Effect
The baseball fields are crack of the bat nor cheers in the stands; 
no children's laughter in the park, and the balloon man can't be found... 
It feels for now that all is lost and it will never be...Read More
Categories: favorite, appreciation, care, confidence, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Day My Life Went Crazy with Lowdown, Earthly Blues
The Day My Life Went Crazy with Lowdown Earthly Blues

The day my life went crazy - traffic such a mess;
Puppy ate my brand new shoes - cleaners lost my favorite vest;
My report so late – about three weeks - Boy,...Read More
Categories: favorite, faith, inspirational, song,
Form: Lyric
The lady down the lane
Grandma Bown was her name
She's my lady down the lane
She actually live next door you see
For a very long time, she lived next to me.

I have many memories with her and Grandpa Bown 
She always lifted me up when I...Read More
Categories: favorite, childhood, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Good Yankee Advice for Spring
Don’t be fooled by purple crocuses
or bright yellow daffodils – it’s an illusion.
They’ll be under a crust of snow by morning,
and the shovels you put away last month 
will have to be brought out and used again.

Spring is a magician...Read More
Categories: favorite, humor,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Ann's Key

It’s one of those evenings when Beth doesn’t know
the woman beside her who talks soft and slow
of happy times SOMEbody had long ago.
If Beth’s feeling anything, it doesn’t show.

Ann brings out an album and says, “Mama, see,”
your favorite pictures.” She...Read More
Categories: favorite, family, love, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Intergalactic Love
I carry your heart in my pocket
Only you can make it melt, like chocolate
Let’s go away together into outer space on my rocket
We’ll intergalactic travel through the milky way and look for comets
Step into the void, holding your hand flying...Read More
Categories: favorite, adventure, chocolate, cute love, earth, love, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme
Her Voice In The Night
A dark day
a twisted sky
the lightning crashes
the rain falls in sheets
and I am alone
but for the memory of you
a soft curl of dark red hair
a soft kiss on a freckled cheek
the light glinting off of hazel green eyes
I am alone
and...Read More
Categories: favorite, dark, dream, hair, longing, love, memory, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Faeries Favorite Time of Day
Her wings hold her lightly above
the coneflowers her favorite
She glided down onto a promising one
with bright pink petals
the dew causing a shine

Faerie’s favorite time of day
sun began reaching out with long loving fingers
Faerie reposed on the pretty blossom
Turing her face...Read More
Categories: favorite, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Imagism
Premium Member You Are My Favorite
You are my favorite 
The mama said to the youngest
Not so much in words
But in smiles
in nods, in gentle pats
In her tone of voice

The oldest knew he was the non-favorite
Each time he saw the mama interact with his brother
He felt...Read More
Categories: favorite, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Mama's Seven Prize Ducklings
Waddling down tangerine trails
  Carrying their favorite marmalade pails
Mama Duck and her seven prize ducklings
  Waved 'Hi' to a sandy-shelled snail  

Leaving their pails in soft saffron sand
  The ducklings waded into the foam
Babbling and bobbing...Read More
Categories: favorite, happiness, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Roller-Coaster
Dapper Dan was a devil-may-care
  His favorite game was 'Shark-Pit'
Bought a roller-coaster with his money
  In hedge funds and junk bonds he parked it...Read More
Categories: favorite, courage, money,
Form: Rhyme
Com primo soil
They craved something sweet
Something specail
A one of a kind lady deserves
Specail things for a specail lady
Madagascar vanilla for
A treat
Weather with cream or
Or with chocalate
Or flavor in your
Favorite sauce
Or make that 
Kuril island toast
With pound cake
Toasted hazelnuts
Whiskey and coconuts 
Kamchatka cream
and...Read More
Categories: favorite, appreciation, culture, food, french, music, myth, repetition,
Form: Epic
Premium Member NOT MY BRAND
That's all science fiction was ever about.
   Hating the way things are, wanting to make things different.
RAY BRADBURY, "No News, or, What Killed the Dog?"


like being caught with a pack
where authority makes you smoke
one and all.

i...Read More
Categories: favorite, science fiction, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member far and away
far and away   you will find-
my favorite poet   I have written in 
        an odd free verse      it is
the style of   ...Read More
Categories: favorite, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A-Muse

My inspiration is a Muse
who stirs me when my mind is bleak
to conjure up a mental fuse
igniting thoughts that I will seek

coherent schemes of words that soothe
creating words as poets do
with words as crude as well as smoothe
her cradled words...Read More
Categories: favorite, muse,
Form: Rhyme
China, What The Hell
First there was Tiananmen Square,
where tanks flattened people who dared
stand up for their natural rights
against the Socialistic blight.
And then you hit the Falun Gong,
proclaimed that there beliefs were wrong,
force seems your favorite way to quell,
so we say China, what the...Read More
Categories: favorite, anger, evil, how i feel, meaningful, political,
Form: Rhyme
Who is a poet

It is - "Poetry"
Nickname - "Poetree" 
But who is a poet
Is he a designer woven golden 

I have held lies -
lies that serves as food for 
the soul 
While my mind triggers on 
different verses 
Is he a fisherman with...Read More
Categories: favorite, 12th grade, art, beautiful, deep, poetess, poets,
Form: Free verse
Love they said was a music and you were its composer 
I remember you and all I ever knew was nothing but you 

I lost my heart when our eyes met and since then I became your prisoner 
entangled between...Read More
Categories: favorite, betrayal, break up, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Now It's Our Turn - DWM
You're smiling ...
I'm staring at you
I know you know that I know
That you like me ... that you REALLY like me
Wendy told me, and Linda told her
(After I had Dave ask Debbie to ask Linda)
So it might as well have...Read More
Categories: favorite, crush, dance, girlfriend, high school, romance,
Form: Free verse