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Today Poems | Examples of Today Poetry

Today Poems - Examples of all types of today poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for today.
Premium Member Thursday
Thursday, stole Wednesday's lunch...shared it with a feral cat....Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member Desperados
In an age so chaotic desperados resort to narcotics...Read More
Categories: confusion, drug, today,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Today
forget yesterday your life is today dream of tomorrow ...Read More
Categories: dream, life, today,
Form: Haiku
When Jury Duty Calls
The day before Thanksgiving Everybody takes it slow, Except the ones preparing meals, As many of us know. So it’s the perfect day to serve If Jury Duty calls. I doubt if there’s a judge or lawyer Strolling through the halls. We would-be...Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Free
free brings one peaceful life sleep good tonight dream ...Read More
Categories: today, dream, freedom, life, night,
Form: Lanterne

A Welcome Quiet
The waiting room is quiet; The wall TV is off, The only noise a conversation Or a random cough. Oh yes, the elevator beeps When opening its door, But otherwise, it’s peaceful, Rarely noticed anymore. I’m used to TV’s blaring With a talk...Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Rhyme
If We are too silent
Doesn’t it mean that we might be the cause of or indirectly responsible for violent? ...Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Questionku
Two Bad Things
Two bad things occurred today, Despite the sunny sky. While sitting on my favorite bench, A skeevy rat ran by. It shook me up so I went home And when I got the mail, A jury summons told me I must serve...Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Simple Game
Years and years of decreasing vigilance increasingly false moral equivalence Pointing the finger is all too easy accepting blame makes us queasy...Read More
Categories: america, today,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Love Is Love and Other Absurd Truisms
("Untitled - The Eye of Jihad", 2019, original encaustic) Love is Love - and other absurd truisms “Love is love” is like “Follow your bliss” a way to deflect the moral agency and subsequent consequence of our desires with...Read More
Categories: extended metaphor, society, today,
Form: Narrative
It's a Good Day To Be Happy
It's a good day to be happy By Michelle Morris 26/10/2023 It's a good day to be happy It's a good day to smile It's a good day to enjoy life Make every day worthwhile It's a good day to be happy It's...Read More
Categories: today, blessing, day, encouraging, good
Form: Rhyme
My Prescription
Your prescription is ready, The pharmacy wrote. Reminders were steady, Each day a new note. I gave in at last, Just a ten minute stroll. Get it over with fast Was my Saturday goal. No big deal, but a chore I did not want...Read More
Categories: time, today,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Partly Cloudy Days
The almost constant Texas sunshine has disappeared bringing us a string of cool, partly cloudy days that hint of winter’s imminent arrival. I step outside, making my way to the nearby walking trails. The clouds...Read More
Categories: today, day, inspiration, introspection, nature,
Form: Free verse
Sheer Persistence
When things are somehow going wrong And get you in a funk, It helps to try to lift those spirits That have sadly sunk. Resorting to plan B or C May boost your sagging state And going for a...Read More
Categories: today,
Form: Rhyme
That Squeeze Box
The Friday that is here today was here yesterday, of course. That's what getting older seems to be, to do: today was yesterday was the day before and before. It's my weekly washday today - weekly, but was here yesterday, or so it...Read More
Categories: allusion, anxiety, time, today,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Today Poems

Definition | What is Today in Poetry?