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Sylvia Poems

Sylvia Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of sylvia 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 sylvia.

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Premium Member Ashes

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust…
How many times have we heard this?
on TV, in a play, in a movie… 
Have you ever read it in the bible? 
The very book of life!
He that made all things, 
you, me and the...Read More
Categories: sylvia, abortion, abuse, allah, america, angel, dark, inspiration,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Truth Matters
Truth Matters

That is what I am. 
That is okay with me. 
I work hard, 
Have a family. 
I support my wife, 
and my own kids. 
I even adopted a couple…

I am made to pay. 
I am made to do...Read More
Categories: sylvia, abortion, addiction, allah, america, angel, anger, atheist,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angels in Blue
Angels in Blue
Saints in Green

The hospital is a cold and sterile place. 
It is not meant to be…
warm or nice. 
It is meant to be a building…
set aside; 
to let life win and death, 
have no chance at all. 

The...Read More
Categories: sylvia, angel, heart, heaven, holocaust, horse, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pineapple Delight
Pineapple Delight

Today is the first day, 
The rest will all just follow, 
and sometimes get in the way. 
There will be good times, 
bad times, 
out of work, 
of out of money, 
and even dreadful mistakes. 
The kind, 
that can...Read More
Categories: sylvia, addiction, creation, devotion, heaven, hello, howl, insect,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Filial Child
Filial Child 

Halfway to heaven, 
so thrilled to be saved.
My life, 
changed forever.
Filled with your spirit,
wrestles to serve. 

On fire…
in the night,
running through the streets, 
until I fall… before You.

Dancing for My Lord, 
To a music that has always been,...Read More
Categories: sylvia, angel, dedication, heaven, hope, morning, my child,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Have You
Have You

Ever wondered how it happens?
How the last person stays, 
How they make sure, everyone else gets out?

Ever wonder why?
Is that important? 
As long as we are safe, 
does it really matter who sacrificed;
or more specifically or…
even more importantly what...Read More
Categories: sylvia, angel, dance, friendship, grandparents, growing up, heart,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Passing of Fear
The Passing of Fear
A mark on the door…

It is so quiet here, 
I believe that I can hear a snake, 
meandering across the dirt road, 
along the backside of the west fence. 
Usually he takes his time, 
but tonight, 
he...Read More
Categories: sylvia, angel, courage, happiness, humanity, husband, identity, new
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Storm Front
Storm Front

My voice is quiet. 
I have little to say. 
I am listening instead…

I can hear birds. 
Not a couple, but many.
They are all around. 
They are happy.
They are busy.

The wind…
rustling through, the trees.
I can feel, 
the heartbeat…
of my home....Read More
Categories: sylvia, abortion, abuse, allah, anti bullying, atheist, depression,
Form: Free verse
Hand of God
Just like Isaiah was sent forth,
So too Did Sylvia Browne, Up North;
Sent to Preach to both gentiles and jews alike
And in “End Of Days” she wrote her spike.

Gloated over and called , Mad,
Mocked and jeered by many a lad,
And just...Read More
Categories: sylvia, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Locked In
Locked In

The walls all around, 
are not what is doing me under. 
It is not the lack of air, 
food or needed sustenance…
It is not the distance, 
between the front gate…
and the back. 
It is not the water, 
which tastes...Read More
Categories: sylvia, america, angel, appreciation, atheist, encouraging, humanity, immigration,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Father

I wish I could sing. 
I would sing about anything, 
... everything...!

I wish I could write, 
I would pen beautiful...
... words... to You...      

I wish I could dance, 
I would dance for you...
until...Read More
Categories: sylvia, america, angel, atheist, christian, heaven, hope, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Know
I Know

I am not afraid.
The list is very long, 
of positives and good things. 
There is no reason to fear.
That is the number one reason, 
not too. 
It is a waste of time, 
and possible energy, 
that would bring us...Read More
Categories: sylvia, allah, america, angel, god, heaven, inspirational, religious,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Like A New Day
Like a New Day

Every day is, the same...
and not. 
I long to go to work. 
I have lost my mind?
What a crazy statement.

I used to hate my job. 
I used to long to be home. 
I am there now. 
I...Read More
Categories: sylvia, abortion, absence, abuse, addiction, allah, america, angel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The End of Nothing
The End of Nothing

I am sitting...
waiting and thinking. 
Really going crazy, 
slowly insane. 
I am at home, 
trapped. (by discretion)

My guy is in the building. 
The big white one, 
that no one likes to speak of, 
even in solemn low...Read More
Categories: sylvia, america, community, heartbroken, meaningful, rose, seasons, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Windows

This is a time to look out, 
and to look in. 
First to see around all the edges, 
and then back into the mirror. 
Time also has windows. 
There is a moment...
when you have the chance;
to be bigger than...Read More
Categories: sylvia, addiction, america, angel, atheist, childhood, destiny, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fear

It is a very small demon. 
It is a tiny monster, 
that never stops chewing on;
anything it can get. 

It is the one that hides, 
and comes home with you. 
It hops on while you are;
at the market, the post...Read More
Categories: sylvia, angel, bible, creation, inspiration, integrity, jewish, racism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Spite Syllabub

"The Spite Syllabub"

The daughter 
is not 
The mother 

Sylvia’s bees were
left milk, bread and butter

Plath by name
but not 
the daughter’s path

in evolving nature
not the mother
nor the father

Love for art’s sake
Art not for Love’s sake

Amy G. Dala
a spoonful of honey
taken with...Read More
Categories: sylvia, art, freedom, love, mother daughter, poets, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dead Crush

"Dead Crush"

Oh uplift me woman
if we were to have a 
conversation would 
bees fly out of your mouth
or just mewling, simpering 
watered-down honey
not so pristine, just soft
and somewhat 
ingratiatingly tainted
you ply uplifting
romantic notions
like an air raid 
shelter bombing 
a numb...Read More
Categories: sylvia, courage, freedom, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unfair Calories
Unfair Calories 

Chocolate cake, 
can be eaten fast or slow. 
Depends on who, 
is at the end of the fork. 
But I tell you true, 
there is a thing that happens, 
to... a... few. 

They are taken to better places,...Read More
Categories: sylvia, addiction, america, angel, anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cyrus

President of the country, 
not like any that came before. 
Or... Like any that will follow. 
Standing in the gap between the flood, 
and the waters of eternity, 
threatening to consume the weak, 
kill the innocent, 
and feast on the...Read More
Categories: sylvia, allah, america, atheist, chanukah, islamic, jesus, jewish,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Strange Weather
Strange Weather 

The camels are swimming, 
and who knew...
they knew how?
What a surprise...
to all that stood by, 
watching them cross the desert, 
like ducks on a pond. 

Careful and fearful, 
some should be, 
as the sucking sand, 
has grown hungry.
Pulling...Read More
Categories: sylvia, allah, america, angel, anniversary, appreciation, arabic, art,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Wake

What is that noise?
I have heard it before?
In the ramblings...
of my loved ones words? 

I must get up and seek it out.
I rise like the house is on fire...
but in fear of being alive, 
but dead still. 
I rush.
I place...Read More
Categories: sylvia, allah, celebrity, cinco de mayo, death of
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Scales to Measure
Scales to Measure

We are not all equal. 
Some can dance on a wire...
above the crowd, 
Some can swim...
all the way to China. 
While others,
make food that feeds...
many every day, 
or take the hearts...
from some, 
to place in others. 

How can...Read More
Categories: sylvia, allah, america, anger, emotions, eulogy, fate, grandson,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Wisdom
Silent Wisdom

Did you see?
Did you look?
What do think?
They are so…   …   ?

Words heard directly, 
indirectly or by accident, 
but never by intent. 
Not things you would say…
to anyone’s face,
especially theirs.
Not things you would sing.
Not...Read More
Categories: sylvia, anti bullying, drink, goodbye, magic, memorial, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Favored
My Favored 

My heart beats faster when you are near. 
I can not think straight. 
I have been blindsided by a moving truck, 
that has no tangible substance. 

Your beauty is breathless, 
as that is the feeling I have...
I can...Read More
Categories: sylvia, i love you, prayer, romance, romantic, romantic
Form: Free verse