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Tag Poems

Tag Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of tag 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 tag.

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Premium Member A Light at the End of the Tunnel
"What a fine day for a picnic," my friends all said,
In the dog days of summer, with the hot sun overhead.

We would all go for a swim, and then have a fine lunch,
And would return refreshed and happier, we had...Read More
Categories: tag, adventure, dark, fantasy, friendship love, home, light,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Bodega Talk


I empty my basket at the counter.

Six individual cans of strong imported beer.
A plastic bottle of ’Tums’ antacids.
A box of frozen French Bread Pizza.
A jar of jalapeno peppers.

The wiry cute middle-aged blond
checks the items, then checks me out.
I flash my...Read More
Categories: tag, poetry,
Form: Free verse
A CURVE ON THE FACE
I am one of nature’s most grand masterpieces
Forget the anti-ageing pills and the maquillage
All you need are my fleeting wrinkles on your pretty face 
And you are good to go

I am without a price-tag
I do not belong to anyone but...Read More
Categories: tag, smile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Celestial Play
Celestial Play

In daylight hours when stars fall sleep, 
They opened wide eyes to see celestial wonder –
The sun and moon at play 
Racing across their blue playground in hide and seek – 
A game of tag – 
Leaving trails of...Read More
Categories: tag, games, moon, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Sea Of Surreal

Tag, you're it, chosen in the game of life
it's your turn to decipher its meaning.
Though sarcasm is as sharp as any knife
it's a fruitless seed that's oft demeaning
and faults common sense for intervening.

To a child that thinks the world's their...Read More
Categories: tag, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, feelings,
Form: Quintain (English)



Playing the Game
There is a game we all must play
Without the slightest hope of winning.
It doesn't cease at end of day,
From start to end, it's one long inning.
The game observes no rules, no guidelines,
Though there well may be a master plan,
Much like...Read More
Categories: tag, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Verse
Past times
We try to relive them, we try to forget them
Past times have shaped today, some we have defied
Some have died in unopened pages, others live on in folklore
They never go away, no matter how fast the future comes along
The past...Read More
Categories: tag, confidence, courage, history, introspection, memory, tribute, truth,
Form: Free verse
Farewell Fifth Grade
We leave the fifth grade reunion, go to another school
to a place that's much calmer

No more tag or hide and seek or 
gathering in a circle to play Duck Duck Goose.

No more random stories,
from rolling the story cubes.

No more hanging...Read More
Categories: tag, 5th grade, deep, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Formula For Achieving
My Formula For Achieving
Written: by Miracle Man
2/23/2020 

No law or proclamation
decrees that a day started wrong will continue that path.
Life can be either a bushel or a peck,
and our choices, or those made on our behalf, make it what it...Read More
Categories: tag, faith, god, success, work,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sonnet And Rhyme, A Double Presentation
Sonnet And Rhyme, A Double Presentation

Are Poets Truly Born To Be Cannon Fodder

Heart struck, blood-let by black arrows thus shot
within soul- can not poetry reward,
those that ink giving freely all they got
playing face up, each and every card?

Does this darkened...Read More
Categories: tag, art, character, conflict, creation, truth, wisdom, writing,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Hero, Raven, Poe And First Encounter, Part Two , Of Three, Dedicated To Master Poe
The Hero, Raven, Poe And First Encounter,
Part Two , Of Three, Dedicated To Master Poe 
 
 Dying massive suns, exploding black moons,
loaded guns, death arriving far too soon.
Anguish, oozing pain, sad pitiful cries
rotting remains, under pallid grey skies,
Crimson puddles...Read More
Categories: tag, appreciation, art, dark, evil, horror, raven, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Wild, Beautiful, Little Things
Before the sun is fully up
Beside the window with my cup
I watch them come on silent wings
Those wild, beautiful, little things.
Each day they visit more and more
The feeder by my cabin door

Small clans of tiny Chickadees
Fluttering in by twos and...Read More
Categories: tag, animal, imagery, inspirational, nature, song,
Form: Couplet
Disability and Equality
Disability & equality

I & my kind are equal
The skin of my color is not a curse 
But due to evil & greed
My fellow humans have put a price-tag on my head
Making me the most hunted amongst the human kind
Yet in...Read More
Categories: tag, abuse, addiction, africa, anger, anxiety,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Ask This of Yourself
Does the butterfly dream of (or gravitate more) to the form
That emerges from silk (spun cocoons)? Does the mist
Of a waterfall know it births rainbows, sense honor in fall?
Though it plummets scant inches or thousands of feet,
Does it know it...Read More
Categories: tag, journey, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Tom Boy
As a child I was called a Tom Boy,
following my twin brother like a shadow,
wherever he went I would tag along,
hanging out with school boys to belong.

Backyard kickball kept us out of trouble,
playing for hours during the summer,
I learned to...Read More
Categories: tag, children,
Form: Rhyme
Slim and Chance
This is the story of Slim & Chance,
Always peacock-ing and runnin’ game
Dubbed the neighborhood know-it-alls
No two stories were ever the same.
Flashing names like badges
Like detectives on a case.
Til the tangled web of lies
They wove gave chase.
Tryna get by on the...Read More
Categories: tag, city, conflict, death, fantasy, fate, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rewards

Rewards
Haiku
By Tom
2-8-2020

Rewards seldom come
without a price tag attached.
Huge reward, high price.
...Read More
Categories: tag, truth,
Form: Haiku
Incomplete
Mommy?
Yes honey
Where's daddy?
Daddy will come to see you soon baby
When?
Soon baby
How soon?
It's a suprise!
Oh tell him to suprise me quickly then!
I'll let him know honey
I miss daddy...
I miss him too baby
Are you crying mommy?
No love I'm okay, now go back...Read More
Categories: tag, absence, family, father son, missing you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Fences Moment



A child stood whimsically staring beyond my stately fence of
neighborly convictions, I stoically beckon my approval of his 
eyes invasion of my overly priced tag of the American dream.
I proffered a parents nightmare of wrapped gooey sweetness
towards his outstretched soiled...Read More
Categories: tag, allegory, america, appreciation, boy, humor, meaningful, nice,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ever so hungry SCARY CAT EATING MOUSE-

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Categories: tag, allusion, analogy, cat,
Form: Shape
I patronize Liberty ministries thrift store
2200 E High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

Upon making a purchase,
yours truly murmurs bonjour
to the man/woman clerk
manning cash register,
(perhaps another day)

maybe soon as tomorrow
January twenty four -
two thousand and twenty,
I will explore
Moonlight madness sale

fifty percent off all merchandise
across the expansive floor
after getting...Read More
Categories: tag, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, angel,
Form: Free verse
chlor ide-for Maureen McGreavy
more reen
i miss sting
ing in my
red eyes

from perhaps
too much swim
ming in your
poetry

but i did try
wearing googles
and it was worse
then google

every word had
a sales tag on
something special
but i didn't especially

like that much
i just want to
as crazy as it
might sound

touch your words
for...Read More
Categories: tag, muse,
Form: I do not know?
The Great Banquet
THE GREAT BANQUET

I’ve been to many banquets and many smorgasbords;
The fare has been so sumptuous as there it all was stored.
I’d try to take a sample of everything I liked;
The salads were so tasty, the meat looked cooked just right.
The...Read More
Categories: tag, food,
Form: Rhyme
SPIC AND SPAN YEAR



Like the chick breaks out of it's shell
Like a butterfly emerges out of it's cocoon
Like the painter with a clean canvass
Like a new born with prospects

So is the new year handed you
An untrodden Decade
Take the chance,
Make the most of it
Be...Read More
Categories: tag, destiny, growth, new year, new years day,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Once Upon a Time with Robert Frost
                I remember always walking with her on 
                ...Read More
Categories: tag, emotions,
Form: Free verse