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Suffice Poems

Suffice Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of suffice 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 suffice.

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In Quarantine: Searching For Meaning

A pen is just a pen
until you write 
a death note 
or a love note 
with it. 

A song is just a song 
until your soul tornadoes
through your body
and your feet bleed 
in blisters
to it. 

A fire is just a...Read More
Categories: suffice, peace,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member It's All Good
Slobbering kisses ain't so bad
and slippery tongues are grand to be had.
Tender touches with back sliding hands
are caressingly shivering and sensually rad.

Warm oil rubbings from head to feet
leaves one wanting for something horney to eat.
Nibbling on nobs is nastily sweet
while...Read More
Categories: suffice, hilarious, humor, humorous, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Noob Goes For A Walk
Noob goes for a walk in a straight line
The distance from point A to B is easy
But going only half way as required 
Going half the distance all the time
Is not so simple as Noob might think
   ...Read More
Categories: suffice, absence, mystery, philosophy, travel,
Form: Free verse
ode to love on Valentine's Day
Ever since I met you, my dear
?My life has not been the same
Before I found you?
I was lost, sad and lonely

?Going nowhere as fast as possible
I was stuck
?Did not know what direction to pursue
?At the intersection, watching life go by

I...Read More
Categories: suffice, how i feel, love, marriage,
Form: Ode
A million ways to say I love you
They say
?There are a million ways?
To say I love you

In this day and age?
I could only find
?In my computer’s brain?
The words 
to say I love you?
In 53 languages 
of the 10,000 languages
?Spoken on this planet

Someday I may be able
?To say...Read More
Categories: suffice, love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse

My baby is shy
It pains me to know that my baby is shy
Afraid to speak up, she lets her tears dry
I’ve been that little girl, mild and meek
Offended, abused, but dare not speak

I grew up ashamed, to be anything less
Or anything more than...Read More
Categories: suffice, anxiety, child, mother, my child,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Hump Or Two
I thought I knew about camels
But then found out, that's not the case
I thought they had a hump or two
And that they might spit in your face!

They will only spit when threatened
So don't be acting all crazy
What actually threatens them...Read More
Categories: suffice, animal, appreciation, humorous,
Form: Quatrain
i will always love you till the day i die till my heart breaks and is no more till my mind crumbles and is incapable of producing the right words to say and if my word's do not suffice may...Read More
Categories: suffice, break up, devotion, emotions, heartbreak, heartbroken, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My heart was February ice
My heart was February ice
Kneeling to barren, cursed winter
Beneath weak, broken sacrifice
White skies cracked, and springtimes splinter

Through seasons youthful, blurry run
My heart was February ice
Unmelted, I defied the sun
My coins too few for water's price

Austere solitude must suffice
So long, I...Read More
Categories: suffice, heartbreak, loneliness, recovery from,
Form: Quatern
O so languid the flesh ...
the bottle of champagne and its bittersweet curse,
sapping all strength but desire to touch,
soft skin of a lover, then fade into sleep.

Life is but pleasure.
Life is but pleasure ...
Life is but pleasure -

Philosopher cease! Trouble...Read More
Categories: suffice, motivation, peace, sleep, wine,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member From Cabin Boy To Grateful Recollections By Old Sailor
From Cabin Boy To Grateful Recollections By Old Sailor

Kindness, heart and deep joy, as I remember you
I child, a mere boy, innocent without a clue.
Your attention and love, a blessing warm and true
In Heaven far above, I know you got...Read More
Categories: suffice, appreciation, art, assonance, deep, integrity, life, writing,
Form: Rhyme
February is a month of bliss 
A month in which love spreads 
When every Adam tries to find his eve
And red roses are given as a gift
As a sign of love meant to be kept
Or a proposal if coupled with...Read More
Categories: suffice, love, muse, poetry, romance, roses are red,
Form: Epic
The Righteous Shall Live By Faith -Hebrews 10: 26-39
The true believer in the Lord Jesus
cannot go on sinning deliberately so
for there won't be any sacrifice for them
but only judgement left, a fearful blow

In doing this trampled on God's son
disgracing underfoot Christ's redeeming blood
that which sanctified would not suffice
the...Read More
Categories: suffice, bible, christian, faith,
Form: Rhyme
'Wherever Love conquers men go bonkers.
this is a fact well known.'
'Ariosto' - 'Arry Oo? - 'Oh no, it's not you!
Didn't I give you the slip?
He was a great poet. It's high time you know it,
and don't interrupt me again.
Orlando Furioso'...Read More
Categories: suffice, love, men, moon,
Form: Light Verse
Melody of the heart
With your inspirational presence into
My life
My heart will forever be greatful 
You quench every moments of regret
With your motivations
Filled with lovely ingredients
You are my queen 
Whose throne lies in my heart
Your beauty lay on a bed above perfection 
Gold hearted...Read More
Categories: suffice, best friend, blessing, celebration, confidence, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Brace my knees and tighten my shoes.
My legs and my mind are ready to cruise.
My lungs are open, and the breeze is nice.
My minds games will not suffice.

Headphones on, turned to max.
My body is now beginning to relax.
Pre-wod is kicking...Read More
Categories: suffice, encouraging, endurance, fun, sports, strength,
Form: ABC
Light of the Devil's Chord - Day 39

That whisper of the night before struck me powerfully, 
It affected me more than I intended to admit
Hades—stupid Hades, a follower, loyal enough—
But nothing to compare with the suicidal, lovely
Red glow of Death’s betrayal— and to ME!...Read More
Categories: suffice, appreciation, bible, courage, growth, romantic love, words,
Form: Epic
Premium Member YOUR TOUCH

is a gift swelled inside my nape-
wrapped up in words of
love that suffice my desire
for you ignite my body’s fire

i tie myself snug with ruby red ribbons,
gentle whispers enveloped inside-
make sure the silver bow is in its
place so you...Read More
Categories: suffice, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of My Bleeding Pen

My pen cannot much bleed.
My heart, though it may ache,
cannot a loud sound make.
I suffer – as do many others -
from nearly endless annoying conditions
for which I seek relief, but I can no more make
you feel my pain
than I can...Read More
Categories: suffice, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member La-di-da- -
Suffice I say
What's under way
I see myself
And I relish
Comsi comsa

The choice I choose
Royalty blu I see myself
And I relish
Comsi comsa

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr  2020...Read More
Categories: suffice, adventure, allusion, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tongue Twister
Will this suffice to fix a shifting fissure?
If so, the fissure’s surely fun to fix,
but if the fissure shifts to fixed position,
We’ll never fix its shiftiness with this!

Example poem for tongue twister contest - they’re fun but surprisingly hard to...Read More
Categories: suffice, fun, nonsense, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Pledging poetic collaboration
Pledging poetic collaboration...
(alternatively titled: putting
iambic pentameter feet put in mouth)

(Spanning across internet)
analogous to accept marital vow
(after blind date contestants
meet courtesy bachelor/bachelorette),
though each of us never met
mutual (of Omaha) accord

consonant with me... you bet
your sweet bippy - Laugh-In debt
ode to comedians...Read More
Categories: suffice, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Allured with materialism’s glimmer
My focus was gripped by worldliness’ shimmer.

Distracted, my heart yearned for earthly gain
I thought would suffice me, but it just gave me pain.

Then I realized, with God’s truth light
I wandered from the source of genuine delight.

Before, giving...Read More
Categories: suffice, angst, devotion, faith, god, inspirational, jesus, lost,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ok Boomer - the now infamous put down
A badge of great honor
We wear it with pride,
They say it’s an insult
But we’ll let that one slide.

A boomer’s a doer
A person with Pep,
Marching alone
To their own special step.

The children of Giants
Who lived through a war
Instilling in us 
The passion...Read More
Categories: suffice, age, anti bullying, character, confidence, courage, discrimination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member His Blood Has Never Dried
His Blood Has Never Dried
Written: by Miracle Man

Each time I think of God’s sacrifice,
My thoughts are encapsulated by the cross. 
God, finding no other who would suffice,
Gave us Jesus, without sin or dross.

Among creature food, being swaddled He lay,
For there...Read More
Categories: suffice, birth, creation, god, jesus,
Form: Lyric