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Slower Poems - Poems about Slower

Slower Poems - Examples of all types of poems about slower 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 slower.
Premium Member Growing Old
...When I'm an older woman I might move a little slower. My dancing days behind me now, I'll probably stop more to smell the flowers. I'll never be the type to be weak and frail, I spent t......Read More
Categories: slower, age, identity, love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Truly Telling
...Arduous can often mean it’s worth it, although that road could be a bit slower; All the pitfalls you jump will test your grit you may even start to think ‘Why bother?’ It just seems to get harde......Read More
Categories: slower, courage, emotions, feelings,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member Nightmare
...Lost in time Hard to make a dime Wondering where yesterday went. Emotions spent No longer know the world I am in Is life a sin Man on the podium saying I am the way Listen to what I say Vote ......Read More
Categories: slower, fate, flying, grave, hate,
Form: Rhyme
Unexpectedly
...Unexpectedly I grew old. Yesterday I was seventeen With all my hopes and silly dreams. I was often told, Do not grow old, Old age is for the very brave. But I didn’t listen, hadn’t a care, C......Read More
Categories: slower, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Super Woman is Middle Aged Now
...Super woman is middle aged now Her headlights hang low; her back aches. Her feet are as tired as the day is long. Why do you still do it? Her friends ask. Yes, she still leaps off of high build......Read More
Categories: slower, age, humor,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Catching Her Breath
...~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Evening casts her dusky gown. The air becomes fresh and restful. That welcome amber glow, the time for slower thoughts, has arrived. I pause in joyful reflec......Read More
Categories: slower, earth, sunset,
Form: Haibun
Hell of a Highway
...Standing between the white walls As my heart pounds my chest Almost leaping out completely Everything closes in Slower. And slower. And s l o w e r. A cushioned fall onto the concrete ......Read More
Categories: slower, anti bullying, anxiety, dark,
Form: Free verse
Slower Paths
...A chill wind snatches his thoughts away. Arctic crocodiles slip up and down his spine. There was a time when deep winter walking was a brisk challenge, but that younger man is now, ......Read More
Categories: slower, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DRAGON TAMERS
... We had dinner with our daughter, her daughter (our granddaughter) the other night and before we had been fed. my mind drifted to a time when our daughter was a child…afraid of monsters neath her ......Read More
Categories: slower, dad, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THANKFUL WHEN I SEE CHILDREN RUNNING
... Today I’m thankful when I see children running… as I’m reminded of this old rhyme whenever I see them run: Sensible children alway run… Because walking is slower and really not much fun.......Read More
Categories: slower, children, thanks,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member it is back home
...Turtle came in with the world’s silliest grin It split his face in two, and was long as his chin Whipped out the birthday sign with a flourish all gay Which meant it took him the best part of a da......Read More
Categories: slower, animal,
Form: Rhyme
SLOW DANCE
...This poem was written by a terminally ill young girl in a New York Hospital. It was sent by a medical doctor. Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round? Or listened to the rain slap......Read More
Categories: slower, appreciation, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Simply Senryu: Dancing By Myself
...Exhumed memories Pinned to a moment in time Faded photographs Close enough to hold Or lose one's way and drown in The past is like that Stripped of artifice The worst kind of nakedness On......Read More
Categories: slower, introspection,
Form: Senryu
GROUNDED
...GROUNDED I think it’s going to rain dear, Called Mrs. C from the door. Ho ho ho, said Santa, I’ve heard that joke before. Tomorrow is my big day. It’s Christmas Eve you kno......Read More
Categories: slower, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Is Just Soup
... In the unquiet chamber of a kitchen, where brittle leaves of thyme and sage sway in unison, to the hot hum of convection crooning softly from a stove of iron. The guests hang waiting, by ......Read More
Categories: slower, care, food, self, solitude,
Form: Verse

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