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Best Ballade Poems

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

Premium Member Where my True Love Lives - A Ballade
Seared upon my soul for ever more
That break of dawn upon a summer morn
As I made my way along that rocky shore
Strewn with remnants from...

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Categories: death, love, ocean,
Form: Ballade

Here the sun shines soft and warm—
Caressing all in vales and on hill—
It gives a glow to every inherent form—
And reveals for every eye a...

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Categories: happiness, hope, imagination, life,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Don't Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still...

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Categories: anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving,
Form: Ballade
All Things Beautiful
Walking alone past the reeds blowing lace,
Stroking the oak by the old wooden gate,
Guided by trust to my lovers embrace,
Pouring my heart into leaves as...

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Categories: faith, inspirational, nature, peace,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member The Moaning Of My Heart
I laid my heart upon your grave
That winter day when trees were bare;
Their withered leaves fell down to brave
The chill of winter death and share

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Categories: death, funeral, miss you,
Form: Ballade

Don't Let Go
If you take my hand and don't let go
There's a side of life I want to show
You've suffered a little, a lot, know
But I also...

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Categories: appreciation, depression, friendship, peace,
Form: Ballade
I wandered as lonely as a dog,
Me pantaloons were full of frogs
Slurping suds while on the grog,
Dog paddling with the ducks,

I thought I knew her...

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Categories: adventure,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Hate's Campaign
Our world is changing in a profound way
by the philosophy of fear and lies.
You can't trust a word politicians say
they connive and editorialize.
And legislate laws...

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Categories: 12th grade, anxiety, discrimination,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member My Earthly Journey
"Embracing the teachings of God and Tao "
            Quote by _Constance


I am a...

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Categories: earth, life, spiritual,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Irony Abounds
On an unsinkable ship’s maiden voyage, it sinks.
A pastor who preaches against alcohol, drinks.
One’s surrounded by people, yet remains all alone.
Confessing sins to a priest,...

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Categories: humor, irony, sad, drug,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Blessed Be
Lady, weave Your circle tight
With a web of living light 
Earth and Air and Fire and Water
Bind us to you.

MacDermot, the Prince of Coolavin came

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Categories: princess, spring, symbolism,
Form: Ballade
Moon and Sun
Although we meet the dying day
Our sun ensconced in melting blue
The moon’s held high to swing and sway
Her light may sprinkle, softest hue
No other reason...

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© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, moon, nature, love,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Lest we Forget the Horses
Watching old newsreels sadness washes over me 

Highstepping horses, gentle eyes transformed in fear 
valiantly charging under men that could not yield

Amid the noise of...

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Categories: appreciation, eulogy, freedom, history,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Written in the Friendship Creed

Life is like an island
Surrounded by people
Just as water surrounds the land
Sometimes still or confrontational
Making life controversial
Though you feel thoroughly pleased
When all is quiet and...

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Categories: friendship, future, life, planet,
Form: Ballade
Lover, touch her with a gentleness
which maker her quiver with passion;
when whispered words matter,
a delightful thought can enlighten
her sublime smile lost in happiness,
what else will...

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Categories: girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, love, passion,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Grand Larceny
What’s it take for women to hate
their first born so long and so cold?
Sly smiles as he choked on the bait.
You sat in that one...

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Categories: abuse, anger, bible, dark,
Form: Ballade
Imagine lakes of dreams 
Blood contained streams
Imagine oceans that behold undiscovered beings
Imagine human life depended off of cheers and games
Man design’s umbrellas
And eventually would play...

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Categories: art, black african american,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member ''For All Eternity''
The rain the rain is falling down, in sleep
His tomb is wet, so dark the stone, so cold
And words are deep engraved, I weep...

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Categories: dark, death, lost love,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Laid to Rest
Today I saw a daughter laid to rest.
A mother tries to heed her own advice.
Holding it in surely put her to the test.
She failed more...

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Categories: daughter, mother, mother,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Changeling Prince
The air was filled with sparks so bright
as ash and flick'ring fire abound
The night was filled with fairy light
and from deep down the drumming sound.

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Categories: fantasy, imagination, lovenight, old,
Form: Ballade
BAD BOY - light sensual fun
Tell me, Sweet One, if you've the nerve,
how is it, that you love to play?
Is it warm, with a touch of verve
that softly steals the...

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Categories: fantasy, imagination, sweet, sweet,
Form: Ballade
Waltzing Shearer
Waltzing Shearer

Out near Dagworth Station during 1894
Where the Waltzing Matilda, Swagman drowned,
Cos he liked them lamb chops nicely browned,
He was only eating the Masters sheep,...

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Categories: adventure, death, death,
Form: Ballade
Love Can Never Be Redeemed
Before the roses withered cancer took her in vain,
after the petals  w i l t e d  her scent never gone-
For only one...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cancer, death,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member A Final Adieu
The light to my life is flickering;
It shone bright for many years.
The fog around me is thickening,
But, please, spare me the tears.
I am fortunate to...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, wifehope, me,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member To Pay the Price
Darkness falls blood swept fields today
Haunting sounds come from shattered bone
Stench floats, hangs from bodies decay
and cries are heard in fields of stone
Terrified men will...

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Categories: conflict, war,
Form: Ballade