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Short Rubai Poems

Short Rubai Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Rubai poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search the short Rubai poetry form by poem length and keyword.

Premium Member Sand Land
Your Muse is dead
Time has come
  to get in bed...

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Categories: muse, sleep,
Form: Rubai

Premium Member You see
'I see,' you say
  Your lucky day
I'm blind, you see
  For sight, I pray...

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Categories: appreciation, senses,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Bedazzled
Her trap was laid
Rubies and jade
Faint scent of perfume
  ~ Bejeweled switchblade...

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Categories: desire, evil, woman,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Hugs Beat Bugs
Better a human to hug
  than one to bug

Those who do not agree
  have not a heart to tug...

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Categories: emotions, heart,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member ln the year 2025
ln the year 2025
  the aliens arrived
    saw our facemasks

shrieked and fled ~ horrified...

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Categories: horror, howl, space,
Form: Rubai

Premium Member Culinary Cravings
Culinary cravings
  Extraordinary rare

Sleepy Mom found in her baby
  ~ Spaghetti in her hair...

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Categories: baby, food, giggle, mom,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member GLIMPSES 10

#10:   GLIMPSES 

Query quaint quest
Bright blossoms best


Leon Enriquez
01 October 2017

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Categories: allusion,
Form: Rubai
Singing the mortal coil
Dancing the words to lance the boil
With grace and style but no toil
Watering the soul’s thirsty soil
Poetry sings the mortal coil...

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Categories: poetry, song, words,
Form: Rubai
It must be win for all
Were it a fair world for all to win
People would wear a natural grin
Over would be this doleful din
Over the dreams dumped in the bin...

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Categories: world,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member The Color of Love
The color of love at first sight
  needs be night to preserve it aright

Day's searing view obscures its hue
  augments a blemish ever so slight...

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Categories: color, day, love, night,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Earth's River
A walk on a warm winter's day
   Birds chirping and children at play
Folks smiling 'neath squinting sunshine
   Earth's river flows peaceful today...

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Categories: earth, peace, river,
Form: Rubai
I stand and wait by the garden gate
My object of affection is fashionably late
When she appears she will be mine
For a wedding is planned to celebrate....

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Categories: girlfriend, love, wedding, urdu,
Form: Rubai

 i live a simple life in my own way
saving love treasures everyday
hoping having my share of heaven
 after when finally comes my doomsday


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Categories: allusion, death, judgement, poetry,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Blessed is the Day of Rest
How blessed is the Day of Rest
   You feel you are a special guest

Welcome to the Palace of the Lord

   The service there - The King's Best...

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Categories: day, god, home, inspirational,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Lighthouse Scene
Near lonely lighthouse, a gull swoops down
   to kiss the waves, then veer around
Back up skyward, pumping wings
   ~ gliding swiftly, homeward bound...

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Categories: bird, flying, home, water,
Form: Rubai
When we think we know, sure we are to fall
And trip and flip and drop the ball
Our knowledge nature writes off as a myth
And ado over what’s at best small....

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Categories: confidence, mirror, pride, teacher,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Poetry Pastry
Pantoums that don't stoP
Odes filled with nostalgiA
Englyns and/or ethereeS
Teranelle, Tyburn, TrioleT
Rubai or wry RictameteR
Your choice of word plaY...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rubai, allusion, food, poetry, words,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Solemn Vow
Open the box; take the money out now
Leave it alone, and swear a solemn vow
Not to touch it until you've grown old
   ~ In retirement you'll have a cash cow...

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Categories: money, retirement,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member Affection
One mouth you were given, but two ears
So you would talk half as much as you hear
Remember this biological fact
  ~ and affection you will gain from your peers...

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Categories: appreciation, friendship, spoken word,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member What a way to go
Pastrami on rye, piled up so high
  Sauerkraut oozing out from the side
Served steaming hot, with mustard on top
  My last sandwich be this ~ gladly I'll die...

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Categories: food, happiness, heaven,
Form: Rubai
A Lonely Fight
I'm afraid that I might be die alone.
Out in the world, love is like a war zone.
All they want is payoff, but not amour.
Yet the love-light, for me, that never shown....

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Categories: anger, fear, loneliness, vanity,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member The Man who went to Jail
He always did the things he liked to do
Ignored by mom and dad, who'd not say boo
Yes, he became the man who went to jail
His view of right and wrong long gone askew...

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Categories: growing up, parents, sad, son,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member To let go of one's soul
To sleep, to let go of one's soul
  To be refreshed, restored, returned whole
To be cradled and cooed to throughout the night
  Trusting in a process sublime, age-old...

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Categories: faith, sleep,
Form: Rubai
Premium Member STRAIN

Music have a simple beginning,

Unfinished can be a symphony,

There are no rhyme or reason for music,

An ear to hear and a mouth to sing.

Date: 06/16/2019...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Rubai
Premium Member DOGS
My hands, smelly, brown, it's truly heinous...
I love those dogs, I do! But it's dubious
I'll ride my wheels again through grass!
Clean after them please? I'm simply FURIOUS......

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Categories: anger, animal, dog, humor,
Form: Rubai