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Best Burmese Poems

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


Be a Flame


Burning candle
tells a tale of
pure selfless life


Be such a flame
let your aim be
to tame darkness.




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A Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: burmese, allegory, inspirational,



Premium Member The Project
The Project


Son's science quest,
insect nest finds;
school's best project.

Saves in his room.
Wakes to doom when
with gloom, he cries.

Hundreds now crawl.
Every wall sports
hatched small mantes.


Sandra M. Haight

~9th...

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Categories: burmese, humorous, school, science,

Premium Member Film Noir
Film Noir

By the lampost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but...

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Categories: burmese, remember,

myanmar poem, poetry, poet from myanmar
For many people outside the Myanmar poetry, it may come as a surprise that there is such a thing as language-oriented poetry contemporary poetry scene...

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Categories: burmese, love, old, writing, education,

Carmen Lucia Ruby
                        ...

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Categories: burmese, love,

Useless Money
Useless Money 

I often get petitioning letters so many people trying 
to find a place to live and only receive a bitter refusal 
and see...

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Categories: burmese, anger, anti bullying, bullying,

Dressed Blues
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Categories: burmese, adventure, death, dedication, devotion,

My shy wife was a princess of Babazoa




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Categories: burmese, nonsense,

Burmese Python
The Burmese python lives in a creek
Far away from cold arctic
His body is colorful mosaic
The beautiful patterns are very sleek 

His patterns are like ones...

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Categories: burmese, animal,

White World
This is a Burmese climbing rhyme. It needs work. But we have had so much snow, of course, I thought about snowbirds. Haha.

White world snowbird
Hunts...

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Categories: burmese, bird,

Once
Once, 
About ten minutes ago in the year 
2006 or 
2549, depending upon which avatar or
 Messiah is consulted, I  
 Tumbled out of...

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Categories: burmese, political,

Unabridged Heart
When I watch how you so gracefully move,
there are not enough words
to describe how I feel about you
This is just my unabridged heart speaking true
Adminiculate...

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Categories: burmese, feelings, i love you,

Leaf
This leaf possessed
of newest age,
with zest, upturned. 

05 Aug 2014

"Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three line "climbing 
rhyme" poem of Burmese...

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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: burmese, metaphor,

Premium Member Film Noir
	Film Noir

By the lamppost at night
with the pale moon shining bright
but obscured by the fog
I saw her in the harbor
standing where my boat lay moored
but...

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Categories: burmese, forgiveness, i love you,

My Love For A Princess
There are many flowers 
I can compare you to
But I cannot remember any of their names
You may taste like a fresh fig
Or you may smell...

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Categories: burmese, introspection, uplifting, may,

burmese scarecrow


   synthetic textile ghost, or maybe a
 brown burlap bag
    hanging over a shovel in the garden.

   ...

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Categories: burmese, allegory,

Zin
Pakistan is weeping now
weeping Burmese burnt dreams
weeping Cubans in Darfur
weeping Venezuelans
North Korea is weeping still
weeping Iranian uranium dream
weeping Chinese in Tibet
weeping Russians
the world wails
	 ...

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Categories: burmese, places, political, war,

How Hot Was It
It was hot yesterday. How hot was it you ask?
It was so hot outside that I'd rather be in class doing math,
It was so hot...

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© Tom Murray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: burmese, funny, summer, sun, weather,

Task of Sweet Butter (Than-Bauk)
Turn, churn, don’t spurn…
You must learn, child--
To churn butter... 



Adell Foster © Adell1 2007


THAN-BAUK 
Three line “Climbing Rhyme” poem of Burmese origin.
Each line has four...

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Categories: burmese, art, education, food, nostalgia,

Premium Member Slate Wiped Clean
'Twas smack dab in the middle of the 
magnumus tirade night
In the butcher block quiet wee hours 
I aggregate owl so 
Ascertained slivers of sorrow'd...

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Categories: burmese, imagery, introspection, perspective, uplifting,

Rules to Live By
Do not be shy.
Never cry or
Comply to fear.





Sponsored by: Constance ~ A Rambling Poet ~ 
for contest-- Forms of Poetry 101 --Cecil Hickman

A Than-Bauk, conventionally...

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Categories: burmese, happiness, life, people, philosophy,

Premium Member Fidgety Cats And Feline Pets
                     Fidgety Cats And Feline...

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Categories: burmese, cat, parody,

reverse orbitz
Mach my words, that time travel aye
foresee (rather than being 
     at a stand still, nee frozen 
   ...

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Categories: burmese, 11th grade, family, farewell,

dedicated to all those women that said 'no'
if i really wanted to... 

if i leave u at a roadside , in the middle of nowhere...
and drop all of your stuff at random...

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Categories: burmese, adventure, funny, visionary,