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Folk Poems - Poems about Folk

Folk Poems - Examples of all types of poems about folk 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 folk.
Premium Member A frog that cannot jump
...He has great expectations and dreams They are to be accomplished Blockades and obstacles are to be dispersed He is smarter than his wisdom and effort He forces his way through Pushing down, kic......Read More
Categories: folk, dream, faith, old, political,
Form: Free verse

The Dream
... I dreamt I was a mighty sea splash A wave crashed against the rock Broken into pieces Separated from the sea flock Yearning for the time Before I was torn to mist Returning to the wave ......Read More
Categories: folk, inspiration, ocean, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SOMETHIN' RIGHT
...Folk Song in the Key of G Silent Amazin’ grace is shinin’ down on me. I must be doin’ somethin’. A warbler’s singin’ in a hawthorn tree. I must be doin’ somethin’ right. This bloomin’ garde......Read More
Categories: folk, allegory, blessing, celebration, extended
Form: Lyric
James Adrian Aka The Boss
...My father in law was a funny guy not given to doing much work With a house full of sons and daughters as well he found it easy to shirk His sons ran the saws in the forest the mule used t......Read More
Categories: folk, homework,
Form: Rhyme
Life's a Game
... With a desire, a constant fight in life begins. Desire and aversion are dissimilar twins. They are not emotions only but traits of fate. The mind flutters till it's put into a checkmate. All ......Read More
Categories: folk, desire, life,
Form: Rhyme

Admin Inspection
...High summer at the Regiment, Admin Inspection coming around So they placed a little saluting base At the edge of the Parade Ground. A coco matting covered floor On a stout square wooden base Wh......Read More
Categories: folk, funny, humor, military, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Because Ignorance Is Bliss
...Please do not laugh; yes, I am “woke,” Volumes I’ve cried because ignorance is bliss, That our social studies are demonstrably broke When realities of our past we coldly dismiss. Ch......Read More
Categories: folk, education, how i feel,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
...His use of English was exquisite His vocabulary superb He could use the mot juste To make his thoughts reverb, Tousled moppy hair above A big bespectacled grin The sort of warm personality Th......Read More
Categories: folk, friend, humor, inspiration, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Modern Tyranny, Part I
...The most fundamental right we have is to defend our precious lives, a natural right to bear arms, to fight those who would have us die. Be it criminal or deep state, (Sorry, I repeated myself), ......Read More
Categories: folk, abuse, evil, freedom, political,
Form: Rhyme
Holes In Her Jeans
...In these times of plenty I see some dreadful scenes, Yesterday a girl too poor To have holes in her jeans. I felt for that lassie For I know the passion That the young seem to feel About foll......Read More
Categories: folk, fashion, fun, irony, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
We Don't Approve, You Know
...We don't approve, you know. Approve of what? The folk who go to London, or who don't The folk who get the flowers out, or not The folk who want to queue, the folk that won't We don't approve, you......Read More
Categories: folk, confusion, england, funeral, grief,
Form: Sonnet
Love Flowers Romantic Gestures Tender Kiss Love Eve
...For if ever I was I to summon up forthwith the words to write something anything befitting worthy of you yourself I fear that trite would be the only apt way and means to describe my bestest y......Read More
Categories: folk, angel, fairy, fantasy, love,
Form: Free verse
Autumnal Musings
...When the wind shifts to the south, When the leaves wither and die, I begin upon my path again. Once again. When the air begins to bite, When the skies are beryl-blue, My mind begi......Read More
Categories: folk, 12th grade, autumn, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Voices From Inside
...He was a man of many voices All making a disparate whole And by day you never knew Which one would take control. Some days you wouldn't know The persona on display Wouldn't know the voice Or w......Read More
Categories: folk, anger, conflict, friendship, mental
Form: Rhyme
Holy City Varanasi
...At the bank of holy Ganga, a revered shrine, Religious and cultural center, Varanasi. Chants of ‘Har-Har Ganga’ grant blessings divine. At the bank of holy ganga, a revered shrine. Bathing in Ga......Read More
Categories: folk, places, religion, religious,
Form: Triolet

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