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Instead Poems - Poems about Instead

Instead Poems - Examples of all types of poems about instead 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 instead.
Premium Member Add Humor To Your Day
...Instead of acting like you’re in mourning Add a smile and say good morning Instead of walking around with a frown You can be happy without being a clown Instead of taking every chance to give......Read More
Categories: instead, children, fun, funny, hilarious,
Form: Couplet

The Fire In The Midst Of Despair- Christen Kuikoua
...Now instead of getting your texts, I’m sitting in bed With tears in my eyes at Three am, Putting on a sad playlist Facing The celling Trying to pretend Here I am alone between the heavens and the......Read More
Categories: instead, break up, crush, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Safe My Home Earth Don't Be So Feel With Pride And Blinded By Temporary Luxury- Christen Kuikoua
...Dear future I am Sorry Sorry we used nature as a credit card with no spending limits over drafting animals to extinction stealing your chance to ever see their uniqueness or become friends ......Read More
Categories: instead, adventure, africa, age, animal,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Hints of Autumn
...Hints of Autumn The air kisses night with a chill As if summer forgets herself In scarlet sunsets reveries And ignores crickets whispered hints. Summer days grow shorter still as The air k......Read More
Categories: instead, autumn, summer,
Form: Quatern
...Is there more danger in the open world? If I hide in this maze… I feel strong enough to face the compulsion to escape. And instead stay curious. Even if I cannot make out the screams. ......Read More
Categories: instead, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Poetry Genius
...Our poetry genius has come back in view. He is lost in the haze and still has no clue. With one shot of bourbon and three fingers gin. He is back on the blogs to give us his spin. He comes out ......Read More
Categories: instead, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
The Death of Destiny, Part I
...Enktantas sat bolt upright, in his hut near the temple walls, he lived just below Olympus, worked there beneath the mountain tall. He worked to serve the oracles who would augur the will of go......Read More
Categories: instead, adventure, change, destiny, fantasy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Was War Worth It
...Asked an NPR journalist of U.S. soldiers damaged in Afghanistan direct fire for one hundred everydays, "Was it worth it?" "I can't answer that question." She asks more hesitantly again ......Read More
Categories: instead, america, anxiety, culture, earth,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Things My Mother Taught Me
...My mother taught me how to read a book plant seeds in soil and how to look, at other people with an open mind saying, "Everyone has mountains to climb." She taught me how to write poems and le......Read More
Categories: instead, dedication, inspiration, mother,
Form: Rhyme
The Bad Can Be Turned Into Good
...The good existed long before the bad The bad can be turned into good if You can change your attitude! For now, your boldness may be one of passivity But the magnitude of your purpose can change t......Read More
Categories: instead, life,
Form: Didactic
I Wonder If
...If leaders still led nations The way they did in the past Would there be so many wars And how long would they last? If the weasels now in power Had to stand up at the front To risk their own l......Read More
Categories: instead, conflict, corruption, leadership, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TRADITIONS
...As a family grows and changes…as far as I can tell…the traditions we hold near and dear need to grow and change as well. Gathering everyone together is no longer an easy thing to do…so…to celebrat......Read More
Categories: instead, birthday,
Form: Rhyme
I didnt
...I didn’t get the chance to really date her. I didn’t get the chance to even know her. Not really. I got the piece of her that was left after that first heart break. The part that said it, I’m go......Read More
Categories: instead, break up, cute, cute
Form: Rhyme
...Ever since the dawn We seek to sample. As little ones, we sample Wood. How does it taste? Friends. How shall we play. School. Work. Love. We grow fat sampling at the grocer on a Sunday after......Read More
Categories: instead, allegory, death, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Paper Aeroplane
...Every child at some point seeing someone fly a kite Will most probably later on that night go to bed and say a prayer for one of his or her own Because who on earth wouldn't want to know ......Read More
Categories: instead, flying,
Form: Free verse

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