Get Your Premium Membership

Best Austin Poems

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


Premium Member BIRTH
BIRTH

Once upon a moonlit night
There came a ray of magic light

That shone upon an orphan home
Where two small pumpkins left alone

To thirst and starve to...

Read More
Categories: austin, halloween,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member SUMMER'S END
      SUMMER’S END *

Down her meadow’s sweetness
By name of Summer’s End
This smallish thatch work cottage
With it’s proper artful sign
Hung at...

Read More
Categories: austin, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HALLOWEEN FUN
HALLOWEEN FUN

Carving the pumpkin, oh such fun
How they danced when dad was done

Twisted mouth with large, black eyes
To scare the kids, then pumpkin pies

Hear those...

Read More
Categories: austin, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Friendship Bread
Dear poet friends departed, as I ponder
the things I learned about you and the way
our time together made my heart grow fonder,
there seems so very...

Read More
Categories: austin, friendship, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CHRISTMAS EVE
CHRISTMAS EVE

He lay abed
That most tranquil of nights
Aghast at moon and stars
Dad had painted for his delight

In one charmed corner
A spider was swinging
From his thready...

Read More
Categories: austin, anti bullying, christmas,
Form: Free verse



Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

Read More
Categories: austin, celebration, character, dedication, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LATE OCTOBER HAIKU
LATE AUTUMN HAIKU

they’re almost gone now
how brown, bare the branches look
some toys in the leaves

when rain turns to snow
how sad those two last roses
brave faces...

Read More
Categories: austin, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MIND AND MOUNTAIN
MIND AND MOUNTAIN

Life
A climbing process
A gradual, grand ascent to view?
Mind can inveigle such

To go where all manner wild affecting grows
Foothills of some towering height
Mind can...

Read More
Categories: austin, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member still life with fruit
STILL LIFE WITH FRUIT

In spite of the orchard
A far white moon dominates
Its sick room presence lifts the eye

Still life with fruit –
Crescent dish with bananas,...

Read More
Categories: austin, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PUMPKIN MAN
PUMPKIN MAN

Pumpkin Man
Is running wild
I hear he ate a neighbor’s child

With hollow eyes 
And jagged teeth
Escaping the oven what he seeks

Meant for pie by wify...

Read More
Categories: austin, scary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS
WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS

two
music
and dancers
blend equally
together toeing
whirling magically
at the very feet of soul
tschaikowsky’s ballet nutcracker
manages to touch both young and old
never was there a finer...

Read More
Categories: austin, music,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member NATURE TALK
NATURE TALK

Drawing to a close
She was not what she seemed
Not the herald    the harbinger

In these final days
She yet retains
All warmth  ...

Read More
Categories: austin, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE JEWELER'S LATHE
THE JEWELER’S LATHE

Summer’s last rose
After many admiring morning visits
And with nature’s rusty brown and gold 
Surrounding, drawing comparison,
Becomes even more pink and beautiful

Being aware as...

Read More
Categories: austin, beauty,
Form: Free verse
POSSUM JUGGLING
POSSUM JUGGLING  
  Written By the Poets Listed After The Poem.  
  
Possum juggling is a trick conjuring sport.  
You...

Read More
Categories: austin, animals, fantasypoets, , cute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A FINDING
A FINDING

A sudden moon
Splashes gold
On evening clouds
And brightly dusts obscurity

Revealing within
Things    people and places
Too profoundly hidden
To be forgotten

Call it findings
Those sticky stuffs...

Read More
Categories: austin, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Violin Virtuoso
When he played his violin magic took place!
A sense of serenity shown on his face.

A lover of music so gifted in art...
A teacher to many,...

Read More
Categories: austin, music, poetry, teacher, tribute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member AUTUMN AT THE HEART
AUTUMN AT THE HEART

She’s a world has gotten drowsy
Evolving face of autumn
Like gold    then scarlet    amber
Like blood from beetle...

Read More
Categories: austin, autumn,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MEADOW
THE MEADOW

Spread
Neath umbilical sky
On nutrient Earth
She stands alone this noon

Surrounding woods
Mountains
Distant structures
Seem to encase the lush green plot
Have taken on a sunny sheen

Then there is...

Read More
Categories: austin, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PORTRAIT OF SUSAN C
PORTRAIT OF SUSAN C.

If you glance at Susan
Three days in a row
        same pose
    ...

Read More
Categories: austin, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SPIDER
SPIDER

Near invisible
But strong
To reach with lace fingers
This gifted mite would weave his cunning art

His task
With tireless purpose
Comes a swinging
Be it light or in the dark

Come...

Read More
Categories: austin, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NOCTURNAL MESSAGE
NOCTURNAL MESSAGE

I must say
This, my dream, now seems
Not a series of unrelated happenings
In course of a night’s sleep

But were surrealistically constructed
From life’s timeless values lay
Hidden...

Read More
Categories: austin, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ORIGINS
ORIGINS

Winter’s shroud
Urges meditation
Adornment so scant    only
Heaven’s light to cheer the lonely

In springtime though
Peeping buds awaken
Tiny origins thrust
Ease one’s contemplation

Tulips germinate
Sans nature’s later...

Read More
Categories: austin, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IRRESISTIBLE - Two Sketches
IRRESISTIBLE – Two sketches

Bella Donna 
 
At distance 
She had beauty of form –
A kind of neutral simplicity
Which added perfumed color
To those surround

Closing on subject
One...

Read More
Categories: austin, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN MEMORY
IN MEMORY

twiggy
was just a cat
a dear friend
of sixteen years
for humans i’ve not shed so many tears


Child of God

she
has been put to sleep
the feline way
so they...

Read More
Categories: austin, animal,
Form: Elegy
Poet Stamp 2011
This is for you, Mystic Rose,
The closest cyber encounter family tree, my spree
Harry Horsman, Sara K, summer's gone, let's haiku and play.
Achoo contest, butterflies, Parise...

Read More
Categories: austin, happiness,
Form: Free verse