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Best August Poems

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

Premium Member August rains
The steadily falling cold August rains
Continue to pour upon Cheshires lanes;
Over flattening fields of soddened wheat,
Soaking the grass, splashing the feet.

Stands the Combine in the...

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Categories: august, nature, poetry, rain,

Premium Member On Such Divine Evenings

Aye, Spring-tide ...

On such divine evenings, thus, are perfect odes not freely spun?
The Perseids, dancing their jigs - evanescent stripes of golden ire,
under a tapestry...

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Categories: august, eve, joy, metaphor,

Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: august, bereavement, blue, christmas,

Premium Member My Lady

My lady is the wind’s soft sigh
Through fields of marigolds in June,
A beach night stroll beneath the moon,
A cloudless sky, a butterfly.
She waltzes to a...

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Categories: august, Lullaby,

I dreamed a dream of You
Yesterday I dreamed a dream,
that had no end.
You in your white gown, and long, black hair flowing.
You were calling my name.
I heard you, but I...

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Categories: august, beautiful, beauty, care,

Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.

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Categories: august, beach, beautiful, cool,

Far beyond your absence,my sombre heart seeks

For publishing...

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Categories: absence, august,

Through the screams of pain,
I heard a cry,
A cry that indicated a birth of a new life.
Sitting in the hospital corridor,
I could hear the cry...

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Categories: abortion, age, art, august,

Premium Member Lost To Dementia
Night of the dark soul 
demons infiltrate 
the gap between self
and oblivion. 

Your mind’s a fragile  
dysfunctional place
that is under siege
and cannot be saved.


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Categories: august, crazy, emotions, feelings,

Premium Member Summer Nights in the South
Summer Nights in the South

Green fireflies blink in the quiet of night

and our sleeping old dog heaves a sigh.

Dreaming, she sprints through a youthful blue...

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Categories: america, august, beautiful, bird,

Premium Member Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor
Spirits Leap To Touch Autumn's Splendor

When small fires and hot soups are needed,
We think to leave behind great summer greens
Looking back at crops long ago...

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Categories: august, autumn, color, imagery,

While You Sleep
While you sleep I tell you all of the things I keep inside throughout day.
Now that you can hear but not listen I find them...

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Categories: august, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure,

Beautiful people
People make me smile the way 
their eyes shine when they talk 
about something they love 
when they feed me food. Or tell 
me how...

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Categories: august, absence, addiction, age, allegory,

I aint got no money and I'm goin' down fast

My heads in the toilet and my life's in the trash

I wish I had a penny...

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Categories: august, poverty, rap,

Onoff the cuff
I believe that poetry is and of is was were have has been of as one pretenses a 
poetic practical pompous, pro  (p) ransomedramatical...

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Categories: august, confusion, culture, inspirational,

Freedom Struggle: India
What do you know,
About the rule of British?
It is not a rule
For Indian`s to cherish!

It started decades ago,
They began with trade
And then slowly,
They began to...

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Categories: appreciation, august,

Fading from life
it’s always august’s end
september’s beginning
that bothers me the most

i feel that brush of cool air
press against me
like a kiss on dead lips

the trees are now...

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Categories: august, autumn, death, september,

Procrastination hurled its clubs
And retrieved all the master plans
In the thought of tomorrow which 
Is still young and fresh to emerge.
So you succumbed to its...

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Categories: art, august,

Premium Member Scent of Talcum
    A humid afternoon , in the middle of August,  has nothing much to commend about it.  I can hear...

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Categories: age, august, beautiful, beauty,

Premium Member - Painting The Sun Yellow -

In case I've forgotten it
I wish you a lovely morning
Fill your coffee cup with sunshine
With glory and grace
A soft whispering sunshine
is surrounded with love
A fountain...

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Categories: august, beauty, good morning,

August 23rd
" I remember that day
As clear as the crystal springs in June"
only it wasn't June, It was August
the morning air was thick like smoke
it choked...

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Categories: august, brother, death,

Premium Member Designed For More
Hope resurrects dying dreams
in towers of steel and glass.
Yet technology breeds greed
and no one gets a free pass.

Hunger stocks reality
armed with the pain that it...

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Categories: august, community, culture, feelings,

Bold August…
 handmaid of lush
   kindling night flames
     with embellished prance…
   I touch  her 

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Categories: august, happiness, summer,

Premium Member Shards Of Insanity
Self-harming’s a cry for help
from a pit of depression.
For like a ghost, happiness
is scary and elusive.

Those who are cutting reject
trite platitudes of pity.
For their pain’s...

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Categories: august, body, emotions, feelings,

Premium Member - Thoughts Under An Umbrella -

Weep not your grief, when July says goodbye

Of the massive dark rain clouds, we seek shelter

Sing the melody without the words, a rainbow shines

It remains...

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Categories: august, celebration, july, nature,