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Way Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of way 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 way.

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The Gamble
THE GAMBLE

Of all the men who gambled there on the hill that day,
I felt I’d be the winner when I began to play.
And sure enough, it happened!  I shouted out for glee
When all the lots were cast there, the...Read More
Categories: way, religious,
Form: Rhyme



God Wants To Bring Me Through
GOD WANTS TO BRING ME THROUGH

When I think of my past, I become so downcast
O’er my failures and my sins,
Then I think of the day when Christ took them away
And He gave me peace within.
I can mourn with disgrace o’er...Read More
Categories: way, god,
Form: Lyric
God Knows That I Am Human
GOD KNOWS THAT I AM HUMAN

God knows that I am human, He knows that I will fall,
So He’s there to forgive me when on Him I will call.
Oh yes, there is chastisement and there’s a price to pay
If from Him...Read More
Categories: way, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Closer




"Closer"



Dreamer weaves 
her golden words
like breath brought
her into a new world
each chord held 
she remembers holding 
the constellation
Virgo in her arms 
in time small windows
open midnight blue
glistening jade
they reign over her
a Lion whispering 
the oddest nursery rhymes
revolutions in her tiny...Read More
Categories: way, love, magic, mother daughter,
Form: Free verse
A chance of a lifetime
Today I hoped to achieve something great,
Something many would consider a heroic trait,
Giving plasma to those in need,
With the hope that the doctor's treatments would succeed.

Taking me back after a two hour wait,
I realized there were some things which they...Read More
Categories: way, desire, endurance, longing, meaningful, motivation, time, tribute,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member MY WHITE DRESS WITH BROWN DOTS
I was walking barefooted (after the rain today) In my
beautiful white dress and just so happened 
upon a puddle. 

A beautiful muddy puddle, I was instantly
drawn to its diameter and mysterious depths.

The top was lying still, 
rippling with reflections of...Read More
Categories: way, childhood, creation, fun, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yoyo Living
As you go out wandering
Living life’s ups and downs
Even walking the dog
Playing around.

Always stay connected to the center 
Like a yo-yo you be
Never quite running out all the way
Past any edge you can see.

Remembering who commands the string
And on what...Read More
Categories: way, 5th grade, adventure, journey, life, teen, voyage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature Rebirths Spring

I love the beauty of a new spring day-
   its early morning silence- but for birds
      that tweet and flutter, flying with dry straw
or thread to line their beautiful new nests.

My hair, caressed...Read More
Categories: way, beautiful, nature, spring,
Form: Blank verse
Emotions
Emotions, we feel them like the breeze 
Of the ocean
Because true words from the heart 
Are hard to be spoken
To the ones our love have chosen
The stare of you leaves me weak
Feeling nervous, lips keep trembling
Really can't tell you what...Read More
Categories: way, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grandma's Hands : Part I
I never felt

Grandma's hands

When asked for five words or less 

To capture the supposed root of my trauma

The angst of mind

Revealing the core of my self and my being

I conveyed my deepest pains 

My darkest pains 

In such a simple...Read More
Categories: way, family,
Form: Free verse
Banks
Banks

I stare each day at my available balance
And I wish I had more in the pot
I feel as if I’m under constant surveillance
By the hierarchy, who know what I’ve got
They’re waiting to pounce and I know it
They want to smuggle...Read More
Categories: way, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, humor,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Atchison Topeka And The Santa Fe


“On The Atchison Topeka And The Santa Fe”
This song is rolling round in my brain today
The Modernaires or Pied Pipers
Which group were the blighters
That made us sing along in a hap hap happy way




...Read More
Categories: way, memory,
Form: Limerick
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: way, absence, mystery, philosophy, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tubman





“Tubman”




What colours a heart
courage?

What colours a mind
belief?

What colours a soul
unity?

Underground
we carry torches

from station 
to station

We are the Light
We Lead

No colour 
No religion

No epic 
delusion

Where is the race?
The race to confusion?

We are One
You and me

We are One
We all bleed

Underground 
we carry...Read More
Categories: way, anti bullying, courage, faith, freedom, humanity, race,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lord Is Coming - The Linked Style

~   Lord Is Coming   ~
 (  Linked  )



~O~
 


 Lord   Is   coming
 L
 Coming    again
 O
 Again  to  Earth
 R
 Earth  with  Angels
...Read More
Categories: way, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Recovery Is Not Easy
Just let me die! She screamed. Let me DIE!
She wanted to because that would have been a relief.
They left nothing in here, so hurting herself was not happening.
But she could yell and scream and torture herself in that way.
She soon...Read More
Categories: way, addiction, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Meeting a Self-Professed Genius
She knew it all; she was brilliant. A genius.
I had never met her before, but she told me right away.
I watched my tablemate’s faces. They knew her. They were grinning.

I will do that! She said at every task we were...Read More
Categories: way, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Without You
I am tranquilized smoke of the tired compulsion
I am cigarettes cinder hidden into the ashtray
I am the priceless cover of the old wine bottle
I am the strayed love child lying in the dark innards of night
In legitimacy, I am lost...Read More
Categories: way, self,
Form: Free verse
36 years ago this day
It all happend 36 years ago today 
The date being april 24th of 1983 
Taking place on the highway 
Then quickly into eucalyptus tree 
The young man in a daze , walked away 
Opposite direction of the smashed up tree...Read More
Categories: way, anniversary, loss, remembrance day,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Me Today
Me Today
as you can...

Oh, how you hate me today, 
I am just the mom. 
I do the cooking and cleaning, 
I do the laundry, 
and all things the word;
ick, might one day describe. 

But know this now, 
as I pick...Read More
Categories: way, angel, chocolate, granddaughter, grandmother, grandparents, mother, mother
Form: Narrative
BEFORE I DIE
The day I was born, is the day I begin to die,
That how the system is designed, there is no known answer even if one get to ask why,
For life and death without one there will not be the other,
Death...Read More
Categories: way, age, art, death, peace, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Legends of the fall
Legends of the fall
Straight from the war always going on
God didn't say we wouldn't have enemies
Skinny little blonde haired child
Not knowing, but fighting to stay alive
Growing up in a brave, new world

Straight from clean water
Into the dirt
Barbed wire
Trying to find...Read More
Categories: way, conflict,
Form: Free verse
The Art of Dying: Water
When one ignores his own distrust, 
He gives in to a touch of straw, 
Forged from what the simple lust, 
His muscles clad in layers of rust.
Witness, my daughter, man's fatal flaw. 

He falls into the riverbed, 
The mermaid drags...Read More
Categories: way, dark, death, deep,
Form: Rhyme
I
(Verse 1)
I just want to be 
Involved in something romantically
With someone who wants to be
In this together with me
Oh I 
Want to be with a guy 
Who understands why 
Why he chose 
To be with me whoa
Promise to give all...Read More
Categories: way, age, beautiful, butterfly, true love, uplifting, voice,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Show from Death Row
Eye for eye; tooth for tooth,
Age old key to old hitch,
Justice’s way; known from youth,
Consciences’ vexing itch.

Few know death’s row bower,
Lowly know its bare scene, 
Some escape through power,
Rich blood trumps poor man genes.

Time goes in ticks and tocks,
Hits midnight...Read More
Categories: way, corruption, discrimination, poverty, power, race, racism, riddle,
Form: Rhyme