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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 Warriors
This one is for the broken,
hiding behind invisible bruising.
For the forgotten and the ones 
who have forgotten us,
like the misunderstood misfits.
Who howl at the moon,
look...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, dedication, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silence of the Waves
Mirabelle orb ascends,
under clementine and pomegranate skies.

Absent,
in delight of daylight.
Eyes set adrift in dawning daydreams.

Calm heart is an oceanic concerto,
flowing along sapphire tones.
Deep breaths walk...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, destiny, dream, fate,
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
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Midst of Life - Fragility Of Dreams
A lovely night beneath the stars
   with ocean waves glazed by the moon;
nearby, the music of guitars
   strums soft, a melancholy...

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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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Life is a Poem
life is a guesthouse,
no one overstays their welcome.

As background music
slowly muffles into softer tones,
breaths struggle to appease.
Deep painful faint sighs,
fall like crumbling leaves -
I'm vulnerable...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, death, goodbye, sad,
Form: Free verse
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
Premium Member 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,
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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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,
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
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,
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Petals - silence of heartbeats
Devotion floats in the
silence of heartbeats -
only lovers savor and devour.

I crawled to her
like a caterpillar.
Cradling in her cocoon -
her vision transformed
me into a butterfly.

She...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, love, sensual,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Diamond left to Rust
“I will soothe you and heal you,
I will bring you roses.
I too have been covered with thorns.”

Rumi

When the whole world,
behaved like her enemy,
a homeless heart...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, feelings, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
Every season changes
The asphalt driveway is blackened over by rain 
sand bags lie in the corner of the garage in case water creeps in, some sheep scurry...

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Categories: angst, animal, assonance, beautiful,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Treasure Hunting
Hunting for treasure poems;
Midst summer morn~
I am adrift in the wilderness.


All of a sudden~
a European euphony soars
like a midnight sonata
in pianissimo and decrescendo.

I run to...

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© JCB Burl  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: assonance, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Unrequited Love And Sad Nightly Calls
Unrequited Love And Sad Nightly Calls

Wherein solitude, shades long day's travails
my desire for your true love yet remains.
Nights arrive, I battle through living Hells
death knocking...

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Categories: appreciation, art, assonance, dark,
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme