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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 Nevermore Will Raven Return
 *Note:  A 60-year annual tradition that involved a mysterious visitor leaving three 
roses at the grave of writer Edgar Allan Poe on the...

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Categories: anniversary, mysteryhouse, loss, birthday, grave, house, leaving,
Form: Narrative

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, loveme, summer,
Form: Free verse
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, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
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, hate, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member wooden rafts float

wooden sea- rafts float
     as the hardest beads

        the mildest prayers

offer layered...

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Categories: anniversary, water,
Form: Tanka

Where the Flag still Waves
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Categories: anniversary, history
Form: Concrete
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

~ ~

 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
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, bereavement, best
Form: Bio

Blog was A young girl who was 
Still at school
Everyone loved Blog, she
Was nobody’s fool,
In fact her peers regarded as...

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Categories: anniversary, anger, love,
Form: Rhyme
Always remember
To never say that she must ask your mom
For a recipe, that’s disastrous!
Always remember
To laugh at yourself and with her,
Never, at her.
Always remember

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Categories: anniversary, husband, marriage, wife,
Form: Free verse
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, courage, dedication,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Star Scream
I want you to feed me my only fear,
to make a ritual of the ruddy rain I hear
deluge my dreams with Love's broken mirror,
our inspiration...

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Categories: anniversary, lost love,
Form: Ballad
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, june, love,
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
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, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
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, art, black
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member GOODBYE, MY LOVE
After the snowfall but before the lily blossoms,
you were this woman who left by choice. All natural decisions 
made from a place of despair. Darkness...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anniversary, death, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
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, life, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Good Morning, Starshine
Good Morning, Starshine

“Good morning, Starshine,” each dawn he would greet
As from feather pillows our eyes would meet

Perhaps you can imagine my surprise
When he was gone...

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Categories: anniversary, happinessme,
Form: Rhyme
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
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, spoken word,
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, body, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member JUST ONE MORE DAY
Rose you were such a wise lady and a wonderful friend
I continued to visit you almost to the bitter end

Other friends abandoned you because you...

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Categories: anniversary, friend, i miss you, tribute,
Form: Couplet
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