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Real Poems

Real Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of real 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 real.

New Poems

Plane Ocean Bed
Alba Gal swam down to the plane
It was the plane that brought her here
The remains of her Comet jet
In thousands of pieces at the ocean bottom
How the plane broke up was bad 
But how Alba Gal and the others
Lost their...Read More
Categories: real, death, flying, travel,
Form: Blank verse



a growling beast
she described her work as creating creatures
using her efforts to summon the greatest fear
of people
she wanted her audience to believe her
and she wrote with an effort to
envision the deepest and darkest
feeling of fear and loneliness
the author paints the canvas
so that...Read More
Categories: real, anti bullying, film, meaningful, music, myth, romance,
Form: Bio
REMEMBER TO KEEP ON LOVING AND NEVER DIE
Keeploving "This is "One Word" .Do you as a poet "Hear it as "Oneword"? I hear it ,and now you as a poet can hear it too?We need ,and can love again,and again,and again,love is not a sin! LOVE IS...Read More
Categories: real, 12th grade, 4th grade, 7th grade, 9th
Form: Ballad
You are so beautiful
You are so beautiful like Helen of Troy
So brainy, special, and unique
Nobody can compete you
Her smiling reflection answered from the mirror
She was lost in her own eyes
Bang!! From no where a stone strike the mirror 
Shattering it into many pieces...Read More
Categories: real, betrayal, pain, parody, peace, philosophy, pollution, self,
Form: Free verse
Looking Out From My Arctic Home
Here in the Arctic land here I stay
the coldest climate found anywhere
though in recent years it's warmer
makes one wonder feeling change of air

This brings these humans over here
always click clicking in my direction
you would think I was a real beau
up...Read More
Categories: real, beautiful, bird, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW 

Hooray, I am off; to the dog grooming shop
I am going to sort out this unruly furry mop

Here I; looking nothing short, of a scallywag
But; the great groomers had it all in the bag

I even got...Read More
Categories: real, animal, appreciation, beautiful, cute, dog, happy, heart,
Form: Couplet
Another Day
The scream was enough for neighbors to hear , 
The hairs on her arm didn't stand up 
Blood dripped slower and slower warm getting hot a little to fast 
Screams in her head were already there , she pinched herself...Read More
Categories: real, confusion, dream, extended metaphor, forgiveness, good morning,
Form: I do not know?
Gun Point
He spins around and faces me, his legs plant down just right.
No longer will he run from me, he’s fixing for a fight
He reaches down and so do I, I grab my trusted Glock
I raise it to his chest real...Read More
Categories: real, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Nightmares

Nightmare are dreadful things
They creep into subconscious minds
And tear at sanity's fragile strings 
Turning our thoughts to things unkind

I was a teacher of children small
And loved the years I spent with them
But soon after leaving I recall
That nightmares started my...Read More
Categories: real, child, dark, dream, scary, student, teacher, violence,
Form: Rhyme
Concept 2
Imagine a cave in which you see yourself. There are many versions of you there. For example, you having 8 beers, you reading a book, you doing a drawing, you listening to music, you doing many things. A dozen versions...Read More
Categories: encouraging, fantasy, surreal,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Unfair Calories
Unfair Calories 

Chocolate cake, 
can be eaten fast or slow. 
Depends on who, 
is at the end of the fork. 
But I tell you true, 
there is a thing that happens, 
to... a... few. 

They are taken to better places,...Read More
Categories: real, addiction, america, angel, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cyrus
Cyrus...

President of the country, 
not like any that came before. 
Or... Like any that will follow. 
Standing in the gap between the flood, 
and the waters of eternity, 
threatening to consume the weak, 
kill the innocent, 
and feast on the...Read More
Categories: real, allah, america, atheist, chanukah, islamic, jesus, jewish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Life in Deep Space
True freedom can feel like an exquisite jail
Our inhabited space bound by bars we drink in.
Child’s nutrition once favored, a lap dance now passé,
Our restaurants change with new owners, or chefs find
New orbits, food loved fades as children leave home...Read More
Categories: real, faith, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Strange Weather
Strange Weather 

The camels are swimming, 
and who knew...
they knew how?
What a surprise...
to all that stood by, 
watching them cross the desert, 
like ducks on a pond. 

Careful and fearful, 
some should be, 
as the sucking sand, 
has grown hungry.
Pulling...Read More
Categories: real, allah, america, angel, anniversary, appreciation, arabic, art,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Dreams of an Alter Ego
I make a perfect dry martini,
I read and write and speak Français,
All my suits, and shirts, and shoes are custom made.
I own a Porsche and Maserati,
A house on Acapulco Bay
With scores of floors of marble tile that's all inlaid.

I have...Read More
Categories: real, dream, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Wake
Wake

What is that noise?
I have heard it before?
In the ramblings...
of my loved ones words? 

I must get up and seek it out.
I rise like the house is on fire...
but in fear of being alive, 
but dead still. 
I rush.
I place...Read More
Categories: real, allah, celebrity, cinco de mayo, death of
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Scales to Measure
Scales to Measure

We are not all equal. 
Some can dance on a wire...
above the crowd, 
Some can swim...
all the way to China. 
While others,
make food that feeds...
many every day, 
or take the hearts...
from some, 
to place in others. 

How can...Read More
Categories: real, allah, america, anger, emotions, eulogy, fate, grandson,
Form: Free verse
Gypsy soul
Gypsy soul 
 you thought you  was something well said. Hypocrites
 as long as my heart pumps and my brain works my feet still grounded firm 
i will always fight and chase after my other half of my gypsy...Read More
Categories: real, beauty, care, caregiving, child, confidence, courage, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Can a Fool Descibe Love
Can I describe Love?

A path of the fool,
Words expressing sensation,
Shimmering spark of sun, diamonds on a pool,
Red bird lifts head, water elations,

Thoughts emerge from where?
Whether image, pain, longing desire,
Reality skirts away, with a wide tear,
Smoky haze, warmth to the core,...Read More
Categories: real, dream, i love you, joy, love hurts,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Girl at the Party
You’re that girl at the party 
The one who I see coming 
Who’s going to want to talk about 
Slavery or banjo or climate change

I’ve been waiting hoping you’d be here
It’s been a nice time drinking my wine
Talking about what’s...Read More
Categories: real, angel, beauty, black african american, love, music,
Form: Free verse
Looking at You, I See An Honest Man
Looking into your eyes, I see a determined man
spurned by an arrogant father, who ignored him.
Your eyes are a porthole of courage and restraint.

Looking at your face, there a flash of goodness
when your young son reaches up to be held....Read More
Categories: real, 11th grade, courage, father, jobs, loss, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member LOOK AT YOU


Look at you looking at me
My only son’s one son
A very cute mini version of me
A new generation to carry on my name
Your whole life ahead of you

Look at you looking at me
Eyes glowing with possibilities
Your mind a clean blank...Read More
Categories: real, baby, future, grandfather, innocence, pride,
Form: Lyric
Locked n Loaded
The barrel is oiled and it’s ready to go,
ammo’s in the magazine ready to flow
Universal cover mode, unsure who will show
Finger on the trigger now, I’m ready to blow

True to my sights so don’t show your face
I see you in...Read More
Categories: real, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Finally
'                          "Finally"

You had dreams 
To fulfill
We all have gifts
Let's keep it real
Somewhere deep down
There is...Read More
Categories: real, art, beautiful, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Wisdom
Silent Wisdom

Did you see?
Did you look?
What do think?
They are so…   …   ?

Words heard directly, 
indirectly or by accident, 
but never by intent. 
Not things you would say…
to anyone’s face,
especially theirs.
No! 
 
Not things you would sing.
Not...Read More
Categories: real, anti bullying, drink, goodbye, magic, memorial, mental
Form: Free verse