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Red Light Poems

Red Light Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of red light 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 red light.

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the game
The dating site all fired up
the red light on the door ajar
the neon light on the lap dancing bar
It beckons you inside 
the ladies of the night 
Don't  want to know the time
or even know  your name
The internet...Read More
Categories: red light, life,
Form: Free verse



Illumination
I am still here waiting
Waiting for something to happen
I am still here waiting
Waiting for you to come
Christmas has come and gone
And here I am still waiting on the wet lawn
Daybreak stares desperately in my eyes
As the elements thunders in the...Read More
Categories: red light, courage, december, endurance, farewell, goodbye, identity, love,
Form: Narrative
Blood Clot and Boycott and More
Blood Clot and Boycott

Rather than crossing lines and boycott,
We did have a drink  called blood clot,
And then hardened;
From jail pardoned;
After we would finish it, hit the spot.

Jim Horn

Trump Did Declare Another Edict

Trump did declare another edict,
And to a habit...Read More
Categories: red light, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Green spyder
When I first saw it
	in the dark corner there
where none would see it
	hidden away from sight

dark green was its color
	in the darkness hard to see
with few bright glitters
	catching the light

smooth flowing curves it had
	without harsh lines breaking the flow
all was...Read More
Categories: red light, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tracks of Sound
The sounds of a train
Whistling across the mountain
A tune in harmony
Sent though the trees

Wheels of deep slumber
Each note singing to me
A horn of mystery
Traveling down the tracks

What do you carry
Upon your box cars
Wheels of fortune
Different colored cars
Or could it be...Read More
Categories: red light, song, travel,
Form: Free verse



Speed
Hey
Glad that you called
But I'm on the highway right now
I can't get your call
The need on the speedometer
Swaying to the far right
I don't see you in my rearview mirror
Can you catch up?
Not on the highway to hell
Or heaven 
That's for...Read More
Categories: red light, car, city, emotions, endurance, leaving, life, time,
Form: Free verse
Dreamer
Just laying around with nothing to do
My thoughts like always, all about you
Wishing that you would give me a call
Telling me that you're not happy at all
You're cold and lonely and need a hug
Can I come over and give you...Read More
Categories: red light, dream, love, lust, sexy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Florida of My youth - The Games We Played
The Florida of My Youth – The Games We Played
By Franklin Price
10/20/2019

Our family had no TV 'til nineteen-fifty-three
We had a console radio we listened to for free
No quality of FM only AM which was grand
At night we got a hop...Read More
Categories: red light, america, youth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Are you Right or are you Wrong
Our opinions are not the truth or the facts
When you come to a red light you stop it’s the law
That is a fact
If someone gets shot in the head they will die
That is an opinion not a fact

We seem to...Read More
Categories: red light, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Red Light
Ominously yellow
Tranquility shatters
With its explosion
A hanging threat
Against my spirit

Energy saturates
My body
Excitement builds
A dash for
The intersection

The engine races
Spurred by my
Heavy heel
Flight begins
Stampeding forward

Yellow changes
Danger Red
Breathless now
I speed underneath

An alien horn sounds
But safety once again
Restores my judgement...Read More
Categories: red light, anxiety, car, race, red, stress, yellow,
Form: Free verse
Desdemona
Sittin' at a red light
Playin' with the head light
Nothin' heavy on my mind

Stuck in Arizona
Thinkin' Desdemona
Wonderin' what I'm gonna find

Could it be a real blonde
Maybe feelin' real fond
Of a country boy like me

Never find romances 
Without takin' chances
Guess I'll have...Read More
Categories: red light, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Smooth Big Cat




"Smooth Big Cat"



He was one of those guys you just knew would be a dud. "Be nice", she said to herself.

She met him on the upswing from the abyss of a dismally closed final chapter. He seemed to be unsure...Read More
Categories: red light, adventure, muse, mystery, romance,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Meat Market
Meat Market

They sit on window sills in Hamburg Amsterdam and many beautiful Cities

Legally ‘freed’ they take part in a shady economy of flesh lust and domination

Skimpy dress bare buttocks and bosoms with red light advertising their ‘virtue’

Pimped and pumped out...Read More
Categories: red light, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MASS HARMONY--
White man in the jungle;
Inner city ghetto Harlem;
Gramps getting old;
I was just a main streamer;
None of this makes any sense;
He’s not getting any younger walkin round town;
Ghetto town trin to be bad real hip now yah!!
I am out in the...Read More
Categories: red light, adventure, allusion, america, analogy, anger, betrayal, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Intriguing Odour
Me cars down at the doctors ‘cause there’s trouble with the coil,
and somewhere I’m losing water so once or twice I’ve had it boil.
It needs another set of spark plugs and me mufflers had the pip,
so Dave me mate who’s...Read More
Categories: red light, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Driver of Victory
A fast drive through highway 
speeds a country landscape. 
Music blares loud, gliding on wheels,
with windows down, worries dwindle.

A fantasy flies in a pastel sky.    
A bottle of soda opens
a cocktail of champagne,
to drive off that bridge...Read More
Categories: red light, car, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member POLISH PRINCE KINDHEARTED

Prince Kindhearted asked his father the King of Poland, that he would like to see the world.
Sadden, for he was his only child, he did let him go with his most trusted servant.
Not faraway from the kingdom, the young prince...Read More
Categories: red light, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member INTOXICATED BY EXPERIENCE
The balloons rise to their feet —
jamming figure-eights, skating
euphorically, confidently-hued,
sunny disposition of a marguerite.

The breathtaking discourse of song —
blooming a bouquet of memories, smile
stimulates his eyes and sparks my pulse,
plausible that the classroom’s where I belong.

The fairytale scene follows me...Read More
Categories: red light, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
apollo
Then the rain stopped,
A blaring red light in the air,
Emotions flowing out of cornucopia,
Full of joy and positivity.
...Read More
Categories: red light, rain, sun,
Form: Free verse
Poetry is dead
Poetry is dead


We’ve had a good life together, but all things end.
I know I couldn’t be, but I tried to be your friend.
All the thoughts that I had in my mixed up head,
They are yours to keep now.  Poetry...Read More
Categories: red light, dream, fantasy, love, me, passion, poetry, writing,
Form: Bio
Premium Member red light sucker
Are you truly. homeless and hungry,
the cardboard sign with crooked letters says you are...
I only have a red lights time to decide
Some say panhandlers make a good "living"
...are you one of them
Your clothes are dirty and raggedy
but you eyes are...Read More
Categories: red light, light, red,
Form: Free verse
The Kindness
The sun
sliding toward the west on a ruby strip,
the tired sky sighs
sunlight bouquets,
open dawns from dawn
they start to draw their shutters,
from the subway, a great crowd
salty and grieved,
	with sober and windy air	
It cuts its way from the ground,
to the arranged...Read More
Categories: red light, america, business, chicago, poetry, poets, spanish, world,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member We are Wearing Pajamas Today
We are wearing pajamas today.
We are super heroes, butterflies, unicorns, and mice.
We have slippers with long rat tails.
Mine are gorillas with red light-up eyes.

One or two have tails.
My zebra suit has lost his tail.
Pulled off long ago,
But do not worry....Read More
Categories: red light, school, teacher, teachers day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member eyes thru a tunnel
no sky overhead, no oceans roar
valleys and mountains are no more
sights and sounds now isolated
only the darkness has been created

no passing lane, no exits ahead 
no toll to pay, no stopping to get fed
weather conditions do not impact
must drive on,...Read More
Categories: red light, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Red light line
 Red light line  

Clouds feel feeling feeble today 
By the Decisions 
When  time will not put put any 
critique for us 
My world follow the line of ants passing to this world which is full of problems...Read More
Categories: red light, feelings,
Form: Elegiac Lyric