Top 100 Poems About: NARRATIVE
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
You weren't well or really ill yet either;
just a little tired, your handsomeness
tinged by grief or anticipation, which brought
to your face a thoughtful, deepening grace. read more »Mark Doty
2.A Banker's Prayer
Let our borrowers pay us back
We can take no more flack
We have to remain on track read more »Sandra Martyres
3.Who Am I?
“Who am I, you ask? ”
I am a narrative in the making,
A happy ending not yet told; read more »Vaughn Wood
for Ben Schonzeit, painter
You offer me slices of your days
in gaunt calligraphy, black and red, read more »Becky Dennison Sakellariou
the world wants something new.
And novel dawns, read more »Faeza gilani
6.Coffee & Dolls
It was a storefront for a small-time numbers runner,
pretending to be some sort of grocery. Coffeemakers
and Bustello cans populated the shelves, sparsely.
Who was fooled. The boxes bleached in the sun, read more »April Bernard
I wait for you in the morning sun
the morning sun.
Here in the morning sun,
its light burning, burning read more »Oliver Roberts
The water is blackish, green, and dark.
It gathers from its separated state, gathers from rain, gathers into stream.
It gathers in the mountain.
It gathers then travels, collects to become brackish. read more »Juliana Spahr
water will reach
the rim of the glass but will not
allow itself to leave the glass read more »Nathalie Handal
10.A Unicorn From The World Next-door
In the house of death the old ones chant
strange couplets & mysterious narratives-
that like the tumble-weeds wisp through the picket fence....
& flows, sweeping down the dark byways & pathways..... read more »Andrew Rymill
11.To think of God
We have seen the potter’s tale hidden
in the ashes of dying stars,
dreamed of snow and sky
and a land where the great scale pan read more »Leo Briones
12.I once knew a girl
And her book of poems lulled her to sleep.
The whining, whimpering narratives of nature
That is not life, she knew, and you do too - read more »bill nye the science guy
13.Hymn of the Bonekeeper(minor)
*The following is taken as an excerpt from existent narrative of which I myself have written. It is a minor hymn of the character Krevik and thus is not present in its entirety as he would have it spoken.
Rend the flesh and carve the bone
Flay the living upon bloodied stone read more »Joshua Lee
14.Dance of Life
It began with a dance
Unbounded in freedom
Far away from self immersion
With elements of mystery read more »Nirmal Kumar Mishra
Small provincial town
in 'my' fathers' land
at creation's edge -
border post deserted, read more »Nathaniel Tarn