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Once Poems - Poems about Once

Once Poems - Examples of all types of poems about once 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 once.
Premium Member Following Prompts
...Write a “how-to” poem about something you don’t know how to do - building a watch In the beginning there are pieces Already there, scattered on a table My beginning is to sort them Time......Read More
Categories: once, faith,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Turkey Hen
... Nature, to a less discerning eye, at times seems partial to certain of her creatures, sparing some the pain of death and loss, a blessing we humans have somehow been denied. Driving ......Read More
Categories: once, animal,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Elegy to a promised land
...In the quiet twilight, we gather here today, To honor my dad, remember him, and pray. From the promised land, he flew with no regret, To the fifties U.S., a different mindset. In the old ......Read More
Categories: once, america, culture, dad, father,
Form: Elegy
Doorstep
...I am the door she ran through; Broken, off the hinges, jammed in place I lie on the floor that once brushed off my shoulders Unable to move as I stare at the ceiling Watching her walk away as ......Read More
Categories: once, allegory, analogy, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Does anyone want to rent a Jinn
...Does anyone want to rent a Jinn Marcus the Jinn is looking for customers. Marcus recently left Hell. He was in for murder, but was released not so long ago. Excused by Lord Lucifer. Rules for ......Read More
Categories: once, blessing, destiny, prayer,
Form: Free verse



Whispers of the Deep
...The night was dark, the night was deep. I was standing next to the ocean, listening to your cries as you all were drowning in the race. I too took a jump into the water so cold. Soon, I realiz......Read More
Categories: once, cry, deep, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Moon Child
...Dear Life I’m lost within words unwritten between pastel pages of the past, Yet I weave my love for my sun in shimmering shades of sunsets and northern lights, wishing the amaranthine tale......Read More
Categories: once, deep,
Form: Free verse
Amour
...Amour comes with its price masked armour worn fiercely by dark nights eventually lifted for love or folly facing what’s in front of you the past dark knights removed the once b......Read More
Categories: once, dark, light, love, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slow Burn
... Burnt sienna waves, laughing – pleasant days, Full of light, seas infused with hope, Soft sounds of roaring peace, still and cool, Falling like stars who have mastered the art of reflecting, Th......Read More
Categories: once, appreciation, celebrity, deep, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Death MIXED
... 1. If you could look into your future and choose one day to see what would happen, what day would that be and why... ~~~ When death calls my name, as I walk my last mile,......Read More
Categories: once, death, eulogy, memory,
Form: Terzanelle
Stir
...As though mixing the caffeine of deep desires and wishes With the crystal water cognizance to make gold-brown niches Where-from, yearnings, like fogs of fine frankincense, resurrect Bedecked with ......Read More
Categories: once, change, life, nature, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Streets Paved with Gold
... The Israelites once worshiped a calf made of gold ~ In America that idea never grew old......Read More
Categories: once, america, money, religion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member What Could Be
...In the trance of everyday life Wheres the change wheres the excitement Whats the goal Wheres your stage of life In this moment Will you see what could be Not at all You are blind to what you e......Read More
Categories: once, beauty, celebration, confidence, courage,
Form: Free verse
My method
...Meth, my cruel mistress, you had me in your grasp With every hit, I felt a rush, my reality began to lapse You promised me euphoria, but all you brought was pain You took my life, my family, my......Read More
Categories: once, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I didnt deserve That
...I didn't deserve what you did to me, what could I have done, to make you act the way you did, I stayed. I should have run, I didn't deserve the things you said, you know your words , they s......Read More
Categories: once, emotions,
Form: Rhyme

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