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Best Assonance Poems

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


Premium Member Melancholic Tree
In the middle of winter
within misty moors,
lies a melancholic meadow.

Up above grey skies foretell
perturbed crows to seek shelter.
Down below, 
an isolated tree - naked and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, assonance, deep, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Well-Known Stranger
'Twas a sound I thought alarming, most assuredly disarming;
Up I rose from peaceful slumber to discern what it might be.
While my candle flickered, wavered; whilst...

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Categories: absence, assonance, feelings, miss you, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Midst Of Life
Beautiful night beneath the stars
   with ocean waves glazed by the moon;
nearby, the music of guitars
   strums soft, a melancholy tune.

Iced...

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Categories: assonance, death,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waiting For Sunrise
My whole life waits, just this moment, the ink still

wet; for sunrise this clear May morning.

My shaman up already,
hair askance, dancing and trilling his flute
to...

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Categories: assonance, beautiful,
Form: Lyric



Parasite
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The widow, dressed in glossy black,	
glides from the shadows at the back.	
A veil lies slack across her face	
to mask the grief her features lack.	

Possessed of...

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Categories: assonance, bereavement, dark, death, funeral, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born, first dedication poem
DEDICATED TO BYRON- Double Sonnets--First dedication poem of series 
honoring great poets.
 
(Sonnet 1)

Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born 
  
  (Sonnet...

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Categories: appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, dedication, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
When Winter Comes, Remember Me
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When Winter comes, remember me 
beside you on lush ivory sand 
If slushy fingers beckon thee, 
arise and brush aside her hand

As you awake on...

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Categories: assonance, autumn, heartbreak, remember, sad love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Obsessive Love
Press not to flaming lips your tepid kiss

Touch not this burning form with hands of ice

A lukewarm love can never bring to bliss

Nor will indifferent...

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Categories: assonance, crazy, love, passion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Great Contest Expectations, the folly of man
Place parsed pennies, purposely upon pretty porcelain palms.
The wanderer, restrained her raised ranting wrists!
She fell to her Humpty Dumpty position,
unable to ever be put back...

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Categories: assonance, angst, dark, death, desire, engagement, history,
Form: Free verse
Wing's beneath my feet
       This women in my home argues why I leave her so-much along.
      ...

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Categories: assonance, confusion, devotion, home, together,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Silent Nightingale
A rhapsody of
rock and roll rain,
tango twisting winds,
samba snow flakes, 
step, skip, spin and swing.

So the subdued sun 
remains solemnly shy as its 
orchestra of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, assonance, weather,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Oft Woe Is Sorrows, Of Mere Mortal Men
Oft Woe Is Sorrows, Of Mere Mortal Men

Of fine artist brush and true poet's pen
oft woe is sorrows, of mere mortal men.
Tho' great the powers,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, assonance, creation, giving, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where Light and Dark Part
Where Light and Dark Part

windows, light fading
bright altar set to atone
dusty red crossroads 

Robert J. Lindley, 6-17-2018
Haiku, ( Life, Appearances and Deceptions)...

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Categories: assonance, creation, endurance, growth, humanity, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Sea View And Love's Loss
Sea View And Love's Loss

They are quivering
With beauty and strange alarm,
Wild roses in the thunder.

The great sea drowned
Those tiny footprints
On the sands
Of my lonely heart

Robert...

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Categories: absence, appreciation, art, assonance, break up,
Form: Verse
I Just Can't Stand Poetry
I just can't stand poetry!
It badly boggles my brain!
I'm supposed to learn to rhyme!
But uck! You think I'm not sane?

I just can't stand poetry!
With its...

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© Jacob Cra  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, kids, funny, teacher,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Flame
If sorrow cloaks the surface of your soul 
And chills the warmth that turns your wishes cold, 
Unchain the hidden anguish in your hold,
Releasing tethered...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, assonance, care, deep, desire,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
My Friends in Poetry
Dear Alliteration, 
First friend, foremost;
Forgetting not,
Shy Allegory, 
Dressed in Allusion; 
Sweet Anaphora, 
How I need thee! 
How I need thee!
 
And Assonance; 
Never deep asleep,...

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Categories: assonance, art, education, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Contretemps

Angry acts begin. 
Harmful words would never flare, 
Count to ten then once again. 

Wildfire spreading fast, 
With mistaken, muddled acts. 
Smokey aftertaste will last....

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Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, assonance, conflict, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Moon bridge
The moon so bold seems cold
with a halo of midnight glow
I sit mesmerized as the night grows old.

I bleed still, even after all these years
and...

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Categories: assonance, absence, analogy, cry, december, grief, how
Form: Free verse
Crossed Me At The Borderline, Just In Time
-------------------------------------- ~*note: done in fun and aimed at no one~  



try and seed my name you'll concede to shame
no use in calling names to...

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Categories: anti bullying, assonance, baby, corruption, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Such Wonders Are Breathtaking To Behold
Such Wonders Are Breathtaking To Behold

(NOT FOR CONTEST THAT INSPIRED THIS POEM)

The morning dew on red rose does glisten
As early dawning sun beams brightly down
Such...

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Categories: assonance, art, beautiful, imagery, inspiration, men, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Moon Light Moon Night
We hold hands walking under the bright beam of God’s Moon Light,
And stop and kiss so intently in the soft cradle of the dark Moon...

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Categories: allegory, assonance, emotions, feelings, introspection, metaphor,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Window
I look at the sky
from my window;

I observe people
from my window;

I feel raindrops
from my window; 

I sense loneliness
from my window;

I think deeply gazing
from my window;

I...

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Categories: allegory, assonance, emotions, feelings, introspection, philosophy,
Form: Lyric
PAPA
You never said the words yet I heard them
all the time in your eyes as they crinkled
in laughter when you lifted me on your shoulders,
as...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, father daughter, love, miss you,
Form: Free verse