Yarn Poems - Below
are popular examples of all types of yarn 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 yarn.
There Is Such Heartbreak To See Categories: yarn, 12th grade, death, how i feel, imagery, Form: Free verse
"when there is nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire"
stars - your ex-lover is dead prelude
i am in the middle of my pool, and i am drowning in melancholy -
my brain, is craving not oxygen,...Read More
My View Of The Political Landscape Categories: yarn, political, Form: Lyric
Of The Political Landscape
Intolerant political parties,
Are like Bulldogs in a hay barn;
They don’t consume the hay,
But won’t allow the other to eat it either.
They’re tenacious in spirit,
Busy spinning some favorable yarn,
And the party occupying the White House,
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: XLIX - Tongue Teasers Categories: yarn, humor, irony, race, word play, Form: Epigram
UNQUOTABLE QUOTES: Tongue-Teasers - XLIX
« Third Degree » is when you add « Insult to injury ».
If you take everything everybody says with a « pinch of salt », we’ll soon be able to drink ocean water free of charge...Read More
Momentum Categories: yarn, encouraging, Form: Prose
He stared at the empty sheet in front of him. Everything had been said. Minstrel’s nightmare and it was only ten in the morning. Writer’s block. A poet arrested in void with nothing left to say. A pile of paper...Read More
A warning Categories: yarn, boat, death, faith, future, god, war, Form: Free verse
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski 6/9/2019
Almost in all of Europe, the limit has been exceeded
Not yesterday - long ago, but the minority
Had everything except empathy and servants on the leash:
Officials favored by governments, police, and army
- This is how the...Read More
Cup of Tea Categories: yarn, humor, Form: Rhyme
Old Winston’s in the pub again - you can smell him above stale beer.
That bloody old blue singlet ain’t been changed for a year.
His hands ingrained with grease ‘n grime; a week’s stubble on his face.
Hair on his arms and...Read More
Hours Before a Breakdown Categories: yarn, stress, work, Form: Free verse
A yarn ball of stress I confess that I am
unravel me, construct me back into a sweater
stitched nicely and comfortable
tight enough to feel warm again, whole again
I ball up my fist, punch again at a wall of cement
but the shackles...Read More
Pet Hate Categories: yarn, engagement, Form: Free verse
It’s a bit like playing monopoly as we don’t start in prison
Little people of all kinds of colour begin at the same position
Not the jail...Read More
I'm the Fastest Categories: yarn, humor, Form: Rhyme
I’ve had to work a little harder down at the council yard,
and by gee I’m glad it’s time for knocking off.
Had to fix Andy’s broken shovel handle - he leaned a little hard,
and ‘Occa’ took the day off with a...Read More
playing leap frog with the truth Categories: yarn, anxiety, Form: Free verse
Wish she would have told me sooner
sometime before my heart unraveled
like a ball of house cat yarn
but I already knew
but I chose to play leap frog with the truth
I still wish she would have told me sooner,
I don't like sitting...Read More
Divination Categories: yarn, growth, Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Weave together twine, yarn, and natural hemp ropes. Tie 9 knots after you've braided and blasphemated 9 popes. Do this accordingly to restrain all within this bind. All while chanting hypnotic vibrations formed in the mind. Soon you will discover...Read More
Hair on her Legs was Weaving Itself Categories: yarn, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th Form: Light Verse
The hair on her legs was weaving itself into braids
Adding beads and colored yarn
While she slept
She woke once, feeling a pinch
But had no idea
what it was
until the next day
when it was warm enough to wear shorts
Visiting an Empty House Categories: yarn, death, Form: Free verse
I visited an empty house today
I found elephants with mirrors on its hide
And a dromedary with fluffy yarn
That raggedy Anne wore for hair
I asked if I could have the records
She had given me one year when I had
Turned six...Read More
Another Yarn Categories: yarn, humorous, Form: Limerick
I was a miserable case
For treasure there wasn't a trace
It made me quite moody
'Til she showed me her booty
Now there's a smile on my face...Read More
The Owl and The Pussy Cat Categories: yarn, tribute, Form: Acrostic
The Owl And The Pussy Cat By Edward Lear,
He, this poet was in top gear.
Exciting, extraordinary excellent read,
Oh the Owl and the Pussy Cat the child does need!
Warming well-being, whimsical write,
Loving loverly lovely light.
Awesome and amazing adorable antidote,
Never forgot this...Read More
As Dawn Weeps Its New Fall Categories: yarn, art, change, family, farm, imagery, memory, symbolism, Form: Rhyme
As Dawn Weeps Its New Fall
To the old fallen barn
where fine horses once stayed
Life spins its never ending yarn
through an old vanishing parade.
Within your rotting boards
termites eat long dead trees
Life existing in massive hordes
busy as busy honey bees.
Empty stalls,...Read More
The Crazy Kitten Categories: yarn, 9th grade, animal, Form: Prose Poetry
The Crazy Kitten
The crazy kitten purred.
Its soft and slender body
Brushed around my skin.
It meowed as it juggled
The ball of woolly yarn
All about the living room.
The crazy kitten leaped about
Pouncing on the little mice.
It wondered about...Read More
Bygone Days Categories: yarn, age, eulogy, time, Form: Lyric
Written: By Tom Wright
Remember the slogan
“Haskell is moving, are you pushing?
The railroad depot stands no more
In the spot it occupied for so long.
Instead in it’s space, a Homeland store,
But in my memory it doesn’t belong.
Just across the street...Read More
Furry Fun Therapy Categories: yarn, animal, cat, dog, feelings, fun, Form: Rhyme
Furry cute and cuddly
They are the best therapy
When your sad and feeling low
There's no doubt they'll always show
Love that's without hesitation
Fur balls full of animation
Cheering you up so quickly
These four legged family
Members that will keep a smile
On your face with...Read More
Easy to Hard Morph Diet Categories: yarn, confusion, emotions, feelings, Form: Rhyme
Easy ways for me to lose fat
Without the ease, it seems to me
Is the base for me falling flat
Laying bare my hypocrisy
Big as a barn in my mirror
My spun yarn is with disregard
A yard too thick for a...Read More
CROSS STITCH Categories: yarn, art, dedication, Form: Free verse
Under a trellis of vines, quite evergreen
This elegant, old lady sits on a wooden porch,
Her veined fingers twist in graceful motion
Kneading hued threads from silken yarn;
As weaves of cross-stitch unfurl through dusk :
How in gentle...Read More
Categories: yarn, friend, Form: Rhyme
Nothing Like An Absolutist Categories: yarn, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th Form: Free verse
I cannot be her friend because she has pink yarn in her hair.
Can you at least be her friend at school?
Let me guess.
You have an Absolute Book at your house….
Yes, and we sing the absolute song at our...Read More
Timelessness Categories: yarn, death, philosophy, space, time, universe, Form: Free verse
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski 2/3/2019
Don't say - such a world, crazy world,
Don't say - you'll only waste your tears, don't cry,
Be happy, while there are reasons for joy,
Enjoy every day that's giving you:
The moon, the clouds,...Read More
Karma Categories: yarn, anti bullying, Form: Free verse
Speedy the spider casts a small intricate shadow on the wall
The nickname had stuck from when she moved in slow motion
But by now she was blessed with formidable pace and lived
Up to full velocity other than in sarcastic ridicule of...Read More