Line Poems - Below
are popular examples of all types of line 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 line.
DOSADO THROUGH A FORBIDDEN LAND Categories: line, flower, imagery, mystery, nature, Form: Verse
Lemony pines spring from my Summer mind,
dangling their scent, like Christmas ornaments.
I close my eyes and follow the sapphic breeze.
My bronze feet bounce through the mossy sea.
Feeling giddy in this faerie paradise.
I dosado amidst lichen and bark of ancient trees.
Ancestral Vacation Home Categories: line, children, family, grandfather, imagery, places, time, vacation, Form: Rhyme
Dirt road lined with walls of stone,
run right up to the small home,
rust red siding coming in view,
in my head it’s still cedar, blue.
Sugar maples line a big field,
in march syrup we will steal,
vast open space on a hill,
where once...Read More
An Ending, aka Hindsight Twenty-Twenty Categories: line, creation, death, farewell, Form: Verse
I regret not spending more time
with you. I thought...
you were winning the battle
Having To Fight
In This Thing Called Life
And So It Begins
The Long Goodbye
A Gentle Soul, soon to depart
Any Day Now
A Good Day To Cry
a Raging...Read More
And must is always must Categories: line, poetry, Form: Free verse
Ripping words from discarded text
Grasping at letters as leaves
riddled with inherent fails fall from my hands
sick of me me memes
only as good as the words you use
sorry if i confuse
vicious in the deeds never done
lines are never under the bridge
Airplane Funnies Categories: line, hilarious, Form: Limerick
“Surely, you can't be serious!” “I am serious and don't call me Shirley”
That's a classic line from Airport starring Leslie Nielsen, a Canucky
It was loaded with these
Funny quotes without sleaze
For those expecting an Oscar-winning performance, not a bloody chance surely
Seventeen is the Lucky Number Categories: line, appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion, god, jesus, spiritual, Form: Rhyme
SHELTER ME, LORD
Lamenting over failure-caused anguish
Feeling doomed by pride’s weakness, I languish…
Lord, my gloomy aura, You extinguish
Shelter* me with love I can distinguish.
Beneath the shade of grief’s weeping willow
Midst hurts, ten times worst, wherein I wallow
Your pill of comfort I...Read More
Twenty Titles from Twenty Friends Categories: line, happy, marriage, Form: Rhyme
Advice for the Honeymoon/ Advice for Life
What matters most – advice for the bride and groom:
Indulging in sweet wine; a picnic for two;
a plethora of stars; myriads of blooms!
Listen; believe; do something new.
Alone – entwined – evening delight!
Symphonic Swim Categories: line, culture, health, integrity, muse, music, peace, Form: Political Verse
When I allow myself
to become an understoried note,
I hear our symphony co-relationally composed of
subconcious sub-objective underlying creation stories
recreationally sung together
better than just loudly marching apart,
This bilateral muse awareness
releases me from fundamentalistic win/lose salvation stories
and allows this ego-moment to...Read More
The City Zoo Categories: line, animal, friendship, fun, silly, Form: Free verse
A cute gentile pig in New York
plays hopscotch over turtle hurdles
which eased her bunny
until a smack talking turkey announced,
'Did you hear how the skunks in bombay
lost a spelling bee - to an
artistic aardvark named clark?'
Around her, muttering mosquitoes
Dear teddy bear,...Read More
DREAMING I CAN FLY Categories: line, dream, flying, space, universe, Form: Haiku
dreaming I can fly
arms outstretched I’m flying high
my spirit and I
dreaming I can fly
luna love she sends to me
moonbeams pass me by
dreaming I can fly
spaceships zooming I espy
blinking of an eye
dreaming I can fly
zillion stars lighten my way
What If Categories: line, inspirational, Form: Verse
What would it be like, through the eyes of a child
What if, starring into the abyss...
on a passing cloud floats a dream
~god's infinite paint brush~
A shadow emerges
A symphony of angels sing, music of the night
Natures Child Collaboration Categories: line, emotions, freedom, humanity, nature, senses, Form: Couplet
Mortality is all too brief,
Though yet within, there's sweet relief.
Where fascination craves to be,
As kindred spirits running free.
This zest for...Read More
20 Awesome Borrowed Titles From 20 Awesome Poets - Jaded By Love Categories: line, break up, divorce, Form: Free verse
What I remember most on a romantic evening,
We had a picnic for two, it was a magical midnight!
I was blown away, and felt the earth move,
While I was drowning in his lust.
It felt like a fairy tale, until the incident,
BROKEN BLEEDING HEART - EMOTIVE FICTION WRITE Categories: line, child, death, heartbroken, sad, Form: Free verse
"How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?"
—Carson McCullers, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Which moron invented the term joy-riding
tell me... where is the pleasure?
An innocent cyclist
mown down...Read More
forbidden fruits Categories: line, cousin, Form: Haiku
oh my big cousin
a dusk gaze beamy lashes
a little temper
how foggy you are
forbidden fruits of knowledge
through bathroom keyhole
once she spanked the boy
but punishment was more like
a hidden caress
luckily she died
before I grew up enough
to do stupid things
I still try to...Read More
And she loved a tree - COLLABORATION Categories: line, inspiration, Form: Free verse
She opened her eyes. "Where am I?”
A pair of gentle eyes were observing her
“You are in the hospital,” a voice said politely
Little did she recall the crash, that changed her life
And she learned to wait patiently. For days and nights!
A Good Day To Cry Categories: line, 10th grade, 11th grade, america, angst, anxiety, Form: Free verse
a master at the art of lying,
says he wants to build the wall
along the Colorado River, for you.
But it’s a cruel end game
and a hard lesson for immigrants
that seek asylum,
after walking a path of sorrow,
alone and confused.
Three to Nine Hundred Bossy Teachers Categories: line, teacher, Form: Light Verse
I think it is too early for school supplies my husband said.
They had a teachers' back to school special last week I replied.
The first three hundred teachers got a goodie bag.
You should have gone, he told me.
Have you ever been...Read More
IT RAINED THAT DAY - 20 Titles Categories: line, lust, sea, Form: Free verse
IT RAINED THAT DAY — Twenty Titles
Many, many long years ago ~
In moon glow, a tall ship.
Marianne in shades of blue.
An infamous legend, her Captain’s call.
She was caught,...Read More
Life Is Not Easy Without You Categories: line, love, Form: Light Verse
A Time Like This ~
In My Beautiful Dream ~
The Journey Starts ~ Making Waves ~
If Only For A Moment ~
In This Thing Called Life ~
I Wish I May, I Wish I Might ~ Amidst The Ocean...Read More
A Sailor's Moon Categories: line, adventure, courage, moon, sea, Form: Free verse
I see you, says the moon,
drowning in self
by the water’s edge.
But what if.....?
by the shoreline.
I will lay an ocean banquet
of magical moonlight
to tempt your dusty heart,
to break your fear.
I will send good morning kisses
in the twilight,
Evolution Of The Species Categories: line, appreciation, endurance, humanity, insect, Form: Free verse
We stand in line for this?
A two dimensional string
A world with no up or down
Moving back and forth only
Favored by nature moving
Forward and backward evolve
From that blank genetic pool
Favored by natural selection
The double helix comes forth
DNA could not be happier
Trust you Categories: line, 12th grade, anger, anxiety, beautiful, conflict, courage, Form: ABC
I can see the light beyond the clouds
I can see rain beyond these drought
I can see blessings of all sorts
Still i want to cling to the pain beneath them
I want to overlook all your deeds and all your faults
And again...Read More
Reborn Categories: line, love, Form: Haiku
shooting stars twinkle
sprinkling sparklers on the loose -
fading light expires
impermanence tightly squeezed -
woes’ storms intertwined
reflects warm silent repose -
winter breeze swishes
seasoned kindness transgresses -
skies disunited in pain-
new love on the rise
listen to my words
A WORLD AT WAR Pt1 Categories: line, conflict, dark, deep, destiny, earth, evil, horror, Form: I do not know?
A WORLD AT WAR Pt1
Dark sad clouds and shadows
Life-less structures of destructions,
suffering, remaining, living, surviving,
within evil controlled constructions,
as satanic slaves in zombie enclaves.
Earthly surrounds, just history grounds,
memories of mankind piled in mounds,
signs, words evil, live,
a riddled reverse of an...Read More