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Best Condense Poems

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

The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: condense, hope,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Burning Embers
The dawn of love, so magical and new,
Two bodies set aflame with burning kiss.
Enchanted world and only for the two. 
No other pair has ever...

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Categories: condense, love, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member RED ANGEL

I see the fire in your eyes!
This Red Angel, who's not human, intriguing with lies.
Pointing to the path that leads to paradise.
Ending Revelations...

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Categories: condense, angel, beauty, care, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
The Ambiance
In chilly sensation held
Wrapped within warm quilt
I could almost feel my balmy
Breath condense through the 
With the odor of my favorite
Scents swarming through my
I sit...

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Categories: condense, education, happiness, passion
Form: Free verse
ulan at sinag ng araw: pagmumuni ng isang tulirong isip
my head touches the pillow
as gentle rain lulls me 
and i just want to   s

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Categories: condense, angst, feelings, introspection, light,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Everyday is a Cliffhanger
Each book in my library must be read, each one, each and every one,
vagrant, homeless papers must find a forever home, I must
edit, amend, revise,...

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Categories: condense, anxiety,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Noise in her Mind
Noise in her Mind

I know her so well she came long ago to visit my being

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Categories: condense, love,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly Rust
~With a red cloisonne butterfly welded
to the end of the metal, the wire, I wrapped you
and cut off the circulation in my pinky finger.
I laughed...

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Categories: condense, life, people, time, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
It’s easiest to hide behind
The written word
Typed data
Ashes strewn across the pages

Through the rhythm of the keyboard
The scratch of pencil on the sheet
Thoughts come out...

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© Derek Chos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: condense, people
Form: Free verse
It’s hard to write succinctly.
It’s murder to condense;
So lengthy poems quite often seem
To be the consequence.

It really takes a special skill
To trim or cut in...

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Categories: condense, on writing and words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Privilege
Imagine that there is something beyond imagination

an oxymoron of course but a real task nevertheless

There may be no God not even spirituality suffices

but the whole...

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Categories: condense, celebration,
Form: Free verse
The Arms of a Stranger
The odor of warmth and affection,
The feeling of love and protection,
An isolated heaven of love;
I lay in his arms like an angel,
Like a white dove,


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Categories: condense, angst, life, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Dreamy Haze
Grasping my soul into its mystery,
Leaving me motionless, breathless,
Wanting to breathe more of its
Aroma, its sensation, its 
Mystified, encrypted feelings…

It’s my devotion, 
It’s my colorful...

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Categories: condense, art, devotion, on writing
Form: Free verse
Window To My Verse
I pen a beauty for a poetry contest, 
I use the best form that suits my verse, 
to convey my simple ideas the best;
The brilliance...

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Categories: condense, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Haikus About God: III
Beauty of nature
Why condense it down to God?
Isn’t life enough?

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© Dan Keir  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: condense, allah, angel, angst, confusion,
Form: Haiku
In The Clouds

If thorns sometimes condense

In the cloud- so thick

In chest sprouts a balmy breeze

July 29, 2014  10.55pm

Seventh Place
Contest: One Solo Epic Senryu/Haiku-In The Clouds
Judged: 8/24/14

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: condense, inspiration,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member The Candle In The Window
The young lad left his Mother's hearth when he was seventeen.
There was adventure beyond the far horizon, so much to be seen.
Her only son to...

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Categories: condense, familyson, mother, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If I Could I Would Be
I. The ground fog that rises from dappled fields
Full of the scent of the earth and all living things,
Musky like dirt and fragrant like flowers,

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Categories: condense, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member No Tigers Home In Africa
No Tigers At Home In Africa 

Walking my tiger home alone I’m sure walking at last

home from home and beyond when I travel too fast


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Categories: condense, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Fleeting Moment
A fleeting moment I possess
I tend to obsess
condense my sight to the obvious sightings
I'm beyond inferior to proposals and promise of wedding bells
unable to compete...

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Categories: condense, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Soul Meiosis II
Kisses of symbiosis fuse, merge
by luminous conjugation
of the unproven soul meiosis ............


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Categories: condense, on writing and words
Form: I do not know?
Modern age girl
Deep down my heart veins,

There prevails the clouds of 

darkness that rains

But I condense them like 

morning dew,

Apply on my eyes with its kohl,

And the...

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Categories: condense, girl
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Wrong Destination
Unaided and jaded within a world I have created,
isolated and left alone I see my light travelling has faded.
I walked and ran to sit then...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: condense, adventure, creation, travel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Nature of Man. Co-written with Carolyn Devonshire
My molten core is bursting at the seams
Billowing ash and smoke circle above
Volcanic eruptions are on the rise
Intense balls of fire I toss from my...

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Categories: condense, natureself, self,
Form: Quatrain
Waves move in lines.
 Lines flow like waves.

 Smoke rises amidst heat.
Heat is lifted within smoke.

 Clouds are particularly formed by dust.
Dust particles condense into...

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Categories: condense, analogy, creation, deep, imagery,
Form: Imagism