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Best Anniversary Poems

Below are the all-time best Anniversary poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of anniversary poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member October Skies
We are apples growing on our parent's tree, planted by our grandparents from the apples of our great-grandparents ~ author

October skies still reflect in your...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, anniversary, autumn, grandparents,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Once Upon A Time In Milton Creek
The sun was rising high in the east over the town of Milton creek
It was the eighteenth day of December, the start of Christmas week

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Categories: america, anniversary, christmas, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member One Year Ago
Well, it has been one year since I joined Poetry Soup.
I smile now, because I have met this wonderfully diverse group.

August 7th, 2013 was a...

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Categories: anniversary, appreciation, friendship, inspiration,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 365 Days
"This is dedicated to all who understand this. Whether we like it or not." -D.J.E.

I wasn’t gonna write this


Emotions are stirring high
Cannot believe
How much time...

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Categories: anniversary, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bastille 2016

Many years ago
They stormed the Bastille
Two hundred and one lost their lives
The tennis court oath however survived

Jacques had his heart with the masses
Necker could not...

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Categories: anniversary, death, dedication, evil,
Form: Free verse

Where the Flag Still Waves
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Categories: anniversary, history
Form: Concrete
Premium Member A Dylan Thomas State of Mind
A Dylan Thomas State of Mind

It’s precisely 2:45am...the time when
~ if I’ve fallen asleep ~
I always awake to find
Myself drenched in sweat.

I lie here beside...

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Categories: anger, angst, anniversary, anxiety,
Form: Bio
The Softest Part
The softest part of a woman
Is not where you may think

Behind the ears 
in the mouth 
or lips of petal pink

inside the knee
inner thigh
you still...

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Categories: anniversary, devotion, love, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Through Glowing Interludes
~ ~

 through eyes that glow ruffling your hair 
we warm the room with luminous  stares
a gentle ambrosia drapes the  fragrant air
with wine...

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Categories: anniversary, devotion, love,
Form: Monorhyme
Pledge of Love and Loyalty
This pledge that l,Ntando, make today serves
as my guideline that I shall follow
happily, ungrudgingly and tirelessly
for the sake of our love life.
Indeed l am well...

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Categories: anniversary, beauty, caregiving, christmas,
Form: Epic
If Love Were Enough
If Gratitude were enough, 
I’d fill the oceans with mine for having you
If laughter were enough,
I’d make you laugh till your last breath,
Just so I...

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Categories: anniversary, engagement, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Your smile, Your eyes I can't deny that I want to try something that I know I shouldn't. 
I'm tempted to touch, to kiss, to...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, animals, anniversary,
Form: I do not know?
Unexpected Events
My watch is broken, I can not wait for you to get here
The sun is heating,(I cannot believe) today, we're finally meeting.
I'm not quite sure...

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© South Aqua  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary, beach, dance, emotions,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Strut the Butt Jabba
On Halloween night I will strut
Dressed like Jabba the Hut
     Many sweets I will eat
     As it...

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Categories: anniversary, funnyhalloween,
Form: Limerick
Special Memories
Anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions

marking significant moments in our lives

bringing back precious feelings

reliving a once upon a time.

The first time that I met you

the butterflies I...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary, love,
Form: Rhyme
You Are My All
When on life’s seas I’m tempest tossed,
And my hopeful smile is all but lost,
When I need to survive at any cost,
You are my anchor.

My life...

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Categories: anniversary, dedication, devotion, girlfriend-boyfriend,
Form: Rhyme
Angels Above
Angels Above
A. W. Nutter

At fifteen, I was to young to become a father
At fourteen, she didn’t need to be a mother
We were old enough to...

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Categories: anniversary, childhood, death, faithson,
Form: Rhyme
Lest We Forget
In churned up soil the poppy rose 
On top of death, still steadily grows 
And in our minds we see the crosses 
That lie in...

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Categories: anniversary, death, history, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Death Is Not a Loss
The creaking of old hard wood floors
Flowers, weary with wet petals stuck to the pot
The absence of dogs barking and cats purring is almost unbearable...

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Categories: absence, anniversary, death, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At the End
Ever so much more than friend
Wearing scars of love's lullaby 
I can still see you at the end

Our song often left wounds to mend
Each time...

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© Fj Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary, best friend, courage,
Form: Villanelle
Still Love You More Than As Before
Thousand years! Thousand years it is
Long living like the undying breeze
Deep down my self, deep down my ease
In the thick bark of my heart a...

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© White Sage  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Love Stanzas
Love Stanzas

I write of celestial moons and flying carpet rides, 
Of seasonal hues and rising tides. 
I write when golden sunlight fills the skies, 

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Categories: anniversary, devotion, love, sea,
Form: Rhyme
The Poetry Soup Convention 2011
My name is Gary Fields
And I am at the Poetry Convention
Their are a myriad of Poet's
They are all in contention
There are so many that I...

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Categories: anniversary, on writing and
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Thirty One and Going Strong
It's happy anniversary again
thirty one years seems not long
but so thankful for all your love
every echo within makes a great song

Thirty one and going strong

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Categories: anniversary, love, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cardinal Roses
leading to our room. . .
fragrant petals you had strewn 
        cardinal roses 
whose hue was that of...

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Categories: anniversary,
Form: Tanka