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Stopping Poems - Poems about Stopping

Stopping Poems - Examples of all types of poems about stopping 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 stopping.
Premium Member TODDLER DANCE
... The other night at work I had mellow ’60’s music playing in the store when a couple carrying their young son entered through the door. Guessing someone’s age the more I age is harder and harder......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, children,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Nothing to See Untitled Painting, Gertrude Abercrombie
...I do not wish to proffer an explanation What I wish to do is stand still a moment Whilst you now observe me I have this vantage point Aware yet blind to perspective We both presume What I ......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, art,
Form: Ekphrasis
I Wonder?
...If I was that bird flying so high, would fear still: be able take a hold of me. Dearing not to look down, at what's beneath of me ? I wonder? If was tha......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, absence, animal, environment, imagery,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Hustle and Bustle
...“How are you doing?”… (sigh)… “Busy”… we hear and say it all the time Wearing our busyness as a badge of honor while stuck in the grind Why are we are always moving like we have somewhere else to......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Sunday Afternoons
...Monday blues are preceded by Sunday yellows And I have always hated these Sunday afternoons To me, they feel so lazy I watch as the world turns silent and still No noise except for the cr......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



Pan-Africanism
...Like twins, we share markers of a common history, Civilization, and knowledge; a call for unity. The carcasses of slavery and the slave trade Are lost in the dust. O black water days. Colonizatio......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, africa, confidence, courage, family,
Form: Free verse
Round
...Round and round it goes. Stopping does it not... resting... it doesn't. Never waiting in time.......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, image,
Form: Haiku
The Hungry Stones XI
...A pair of slave girls waved chamar to thee, As diamonds flashed with light of lamps well lit, A king of kings must have fallen to knee, To strip out bejewelled shoes from thy fair feet, While......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, allusion, bangla, fantasy, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Perpetual Flight
...Let's take a ride atop a cloud Just you and I, I'd be so proud To float with you around the world The troubadour with his dream girl Stopping places interesting Nothing planned, just do our thin......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, for her, i love
Form: Rhyme
The Forest
...I open my eyes No memory, no fear, no tears The forest enveloping my whole I stand, though, i stumble I ran, though i tripped The bright sun glares above me The trees growing with every step ......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, death, dream, earth, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poems going nowhere that don't get finished
...This is a broken emptiness So surrounded in fixedness you can't get at it All I've ever wanted, I'm that But in disorder Unoriginal amongst poets My drama is bound, I won't let it out All doors......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
What’s a man to do
...What’s a man to do Can’t shoo, can’t woo Without fingers pointed at you Damned for either or the two What’s a man to do Be false or be true The difference is the same too Whichever foot, it......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, christian, men,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A HUNGER UNFED
... Angst of unfed hunger prevails Beseeches God to fill the need Hoping truth of compassion creed To work well, shutting woe-filled wails. Wrestling amidst rigorous plight Heart yearn......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, blessing, christian, encouraging, faith,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member birds stopping singing 2024
...Birds stop singing That summer spring morn The Son of God His head forlorn No need to tremble The gardens scene With men and angels For friends look mean Come they say see The simple man Hands togeth......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, allegory, analogy, faith, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member accidentally teaching by example
...One person cannot make a difference the naysayer argues. But I do not take the bait, for I have learned. Naysayers do not have a stopping point. I could prove it to him. If he followed me to an......Read the rest...
Categories: stopping, teacher,
Form: Prose Poetry

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