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Standing Poems - Poems about Standing

Standing Poems - Examples of all types of poems about standing 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 standing.
Premium Member I Was Being Watched
...The hair was standing at attention on my neck again. I was being watched. No doubts this time. Validation comes on my spine and neck first. I looked beyond the bushes, wondering if it was an anim......Read More
Categories: standing, halloween,
Form: Narrative



PRAISE OF IGNORANCE
... complicated life ignorance made all headlines standing ovation......Read More
Categories: standing, allusion, appreciation, nonsense,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member DEADLY CONSEQUENCES
... “Who, my husband, “she smiled, “he has no alcohol problem.” This is walking on the Razor’s Edge, but try and tell a codependent that one! They will laugh uproariously thinking this i......Read More
Categories: standing, addiction, caregiving, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Time Well Spent
... In my mind’s eye, I see it standing there, the small brick siding house where I once lived. No sign of it remains. Oh, how I wish I had one small memento to embrace. The trees we children cli......Read More
Categories: standing, nostalgia,
Form: Blank verse
Bald Eagle's Nesting Elegance
...Craving for rats awhile grippingly standing, leaded by the stomach; Barks the hen over the Eagle’s tragedy lands the hit on the mountain beak sneaking the eye on shadows awhile; Heading for......Read More
Categories: standing, 10th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Witches Dance
...We marched down to the meadow to watch the witches dance. Their bonfire was popping and crackling, you could hear it in France. I was so excited; my feet were doing a skipping kind of prance. I ha......Read More
Categories: standing, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poem for a Brother
...I saw you today, so fragile and alone, In the hail and the stones, But still standing tall Though lost and forlorn, With parts of You, Tattered and torn. Yet Quiet and present In the center o......Read More
Categories: standing, appreciation, best friend, blessing,
Form: Rhyme
Merlin the Magic Cat
...His mere “meow” is like a thunder that roars above and under; all the rats tremble in fear whether he is far or near. He’s got eyes that are like flashlight that shines bright in complete d......Read More
Categories: standing, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Let It Go
...Hovering in the new city one night, I found a box on the ground. The box so bright, no one even noticed underground. As I was waiting on a pew, children rushed in On a train they scampe......Read More
Categories: standing, blessing,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Spoiled In The Darkness
... Wipe the planet Twilight Clean off my heart Sweep I am without Resolve Standing in shades On my former Nightmares You follow me As an instant Of bright Yet even as Lightning st......Read More
Categories: standing, analogy, care, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Morality Police
... "The Morality Police" hair showing not used for drying feet life of a young woman innocent tortured, brutally taken and murdered for what? in the ......Read More
Categories: standing, freedom, strength, women,
Form: Free verse
The Door
...The Door It stood against the ravages of time Locked tight against any signs of hope Of seeing the other side. Doors built by man in many ways To protect things of value, or hide a life behind......Read More
Categories: standing, anxiety, depression, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Near Bad Lauterberg, 1982
...It was the sign that stopped us And then we saw the stone Dedicated to an escapee Who had died there alone. We read the inscription All the time being aware Guards in the tower watched Every......Read More
Categories: standing, death,
Form: Rhyme
Freddy and Betty
...Freddy and Betty This morning I said to my Demons, “Okay, I’m ready to keep score,” And from deep in my ocean emotion, They came up to the shore. The first one I call Freddy, (Although hi......Read More
Categories: standing, angst, emotions, extended metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kismet
...One's state of one's predestination. One's divine will. One's stumbling upon factors of one's fate, standing against twists and turns, people, places and personal possessions. Circumstances ......Read More
Categories: standing, addiction, adventure, age, anxiety,
Form: Free verse

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