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Set Poems

Set Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of set 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 set.

New Poems

blind mice
two mice
in my room
at night
gnawing as
if a clock
one from my
bed to the
left and the
other to
the right

they exude the
illusion of time
getting past
every trap and
so their rasping
on wood
one the second
the other the
minute hand

and so they carry
on carrying on all
hours of the night
as...Read More
Categories: set, muse,
Form: I do not know?

no u turn
just a tad
bit little
late but
still in
a way

my grating
worked on
work nerves
are severed

several even
oddly have died
being cut off 
and left

where they were
isolated thoughts
not supported by
trusses or beams
or rebar reinforce

ment meant to
sustain or at
least suspend
any attack upon
my heart

so though after
winter has set in
i'm...Read More
Categories: set, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Never mind the signs
Never mind the warning signs that you 
Might find when you get to know me.
Just ignore the path I’ve forged through
This cold world so stupidly.
I’ve yet to find the grand design
That should be mine and mine alone.
When I do, I...Read More
Categories: set, growth,
Form: Rhyme

 _*(I peek via my window pane only to hear the piercing ray tell me tales of man's invention in parables,This day our discovery will come back pouring invectives on us. Paciolo Pen Saint??????)*_ 

Only if...Read More
Categories: set, 2nd grade, life,
Form: Free verse
I am blessed to born a girl

Fortunate to be a daughter to parents who love me

A proud sister who has a brother to protect her,

I will not restrict myself to four walls of the house

Neither did I see my mother...Read More
Categories: set, family, gender,
Form: Blank verse

Accumulating Anger: The Rivers of Dimensions Chapter 2
When it comes to us, we want to break free from despondency
When it comes to me, I don't want you to be angry at me
So, I look up to the rivers of dimensions for my sorrow’s cure
I will endure, even...Read More
Categories: set, anger, angst, conflict, emotions, encouraging, endurance, muse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dream Big and Stay The Course

Dream Big & Stay The Course
By: Tom Wright

Because lofty dreams,
often require a lifetime of sacrifice,
Reality rarely approaches these dreams.
We all dream,
but few set goals that will ensure their happening.
Dreams don’t become a reality
without prayer, sacrifice and a burning desire.
Losers dare...Read More
Categories: set, dream,
Form: Blank verse
television daze
late at night
i was usually
asleep but

every now
and again
i'd see it

after they
played the

while an
on screen

flag would
be slowly


even though
i grew up 
with a

tv set

you'd get
that late
on late

time was
noise that
was white...Read More
Categories: set, muse,
Form: I do not know?
Stay Faithful
This age is collapsing
to a swift demise.
No longer will there be suffering,
no more tears or sadness.

To Jehovah, keep on drawing.
Yes indeed, clutch tightly his hand.
In the ways set by our Father
we must ever keep walking—
in the footsteps of his Son.

This...Read More
Categories: set, courage, faith, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Mr Barber
Hello Mr. Barber, I’m here for my bloodletting
I’ve been long overdue for this appointment, I know
Yes, bring out your set, I am ready for the procedure
I am so grateful to relax in your chair

Now the blood drips onto the page
A...Read More
Categories: set, angst, death, depression, extended metaphor, writing,
Form: Free verse
U2 in Adelaide South Australia
On Tuesday 19 November, 2019, at Adelaide Oval on a barmy evening
The stage is set for U2’s Joshua Tree concert appealing
Playing to 40,000 fans such a buzz
Each song played a hit in their rock show for us

A street with no...Read More
Categories: set, music,
Form: Ballad
Can Man
Can man number his days?
Or cause the dead to raise?
Can man open blinded eyes?
Or tell the moon to sleep and the sun to rise?
Can man open deaf ears?
Or cure the world of all its fears?
Can man cause seasons to switch?
Or...Read More
Categories: set, christian, god,
Form: Rhyme
Words of A Dying God, Part IV
...‘But for existence to continue on
a deity must always exist,
and each will consume all that went before,
then remake it, so that all will persist.

‘That is why you die, and why you struggle,
and though the process seems ugly and cruel,
one of...Read More
Categories: set, depression, god, life, sad, spiritual, universe, wisdom,
Form: Epic
Words of A Dying God, Part III
...‘I belonged to a species like your own,
born of a mother of flesh and blood,
our people were guided by our own god,
who had lifted us up out of the mud.

‘We were an impossible old species,
with each generation we would improve,
but...Read More
Categories: set, depression, god, life, sad, spiritual, universe, wisdom,
Form: Epic
Words of A Dying God, Part I
Ever since I was a kid in college
something troubling has been on my mind,
put evolution near morality
and many contradictions you will find.

Our instincts versus our sentience,
blood programming pit against free choice,
and now matter how I looked at it all,
there were...Read More
Categories: set, depression, god, life, sad, spiritual, universe, wisdom,
Form: Epic
The Road To The Throne
The road that leads to the throne
is a million miles away from home
The road that leads to the throne
Will take you all over the town
You have to go around the winding road
Up and around the bend until you reach heaven
I...Read More
Categories: set, community, conflict, december, education, endurance, passion, political,
Form: Narrative
The Greatest Story Ever Told

I heard a tender story of God’s dear, precious Son,
Who left His throne in glory for sinners lost, undone
To give His life a ransom that you from sin could be
Set free from all its shackles and...Read More
Categories: set, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
What is a body to do when
What is a body to do?
When everybody says that,
Nobody is to blame for the mess we are in,
And nobody says everybody is to blame.

What is a body to do?
When nobody wants to be that somebody,
That everybody wants to blame ,
For...Read More
Categories: set, art, baptism, character, conflict, corruption, dream, future,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member I Know Some Of Life's Sorrows, Fate Decrees Everlasting
I Know Some Of Life's Sorrows, Fate Decrees Everlasting

I saw seven dying newborn white horses
I stumbled upon seventeen darken courses
I ran through twenty-seven ancient burnt temples
I found love may be hard, even when life is simple.

I sat at thirty-seven broken...Read More
Categories: set, art, creation, dark, deep, fate, life, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
The Heavens
She stands alone her head lifted towards the heavens,
At her feet wet sand so soft it feels like a carpet,
There is only the sound of silence but for the ripple of the sea,
The heat of the day has been subdued...Read More
Categories: set, death, destiny, dream, god, heartbreak, heaven, imagery,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Sheep Before Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas and all were asleep,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a sheep.
The cattle were snoozing, the pigs were at rest
And the chickens were settled asleep on the nest.

Apart from some snoring the night air was...Read More
Categories: set, adventure, animal, christmas, december, fantasy, farm, night,
Form: Quatrain
King of The Season
I want to go beyond the world of thoughts.
A world where our imaginations reign,
A world where values found and can be taught,
A world where souls and hearts are set to change.

Begin a new season, all for a king.
A king that...Read More
Categories: set, christmas, jesus,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member December

In this bedroom I type out
“Amazon” where are the socks,
And then, and then, a press,
And “chocolate” and a dog leash,
And oh, yes, the simple things 
To remember,

Here on this day of rain,
Emails of pain, will they make the grade,
So many...Read More
Categories: set, december, muse,
Form: Verse
Premium Member BREATHLESS

               Eyes, lashes, lips, what
               What flaming trap did you set
 ...Read More
Categories: set, desire, love,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Beyond The Cracks
Place parsed pennies, purposely upon pretty porcelain palms.
The wanderer, restrained her raised ranting wrists!
She fell to her Humpty Dumpty position,
unable to ever be put back together again...
Each of us witnessed her fall,
yet we failed to gather those colourful leaves.
I believe...Read More
Categories: set, abuse, anxiety,
Form: Narrative