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Best Cyprus Poems

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

Premium Member CYPRUS
Dedicated to Eileen who has expressed her love for this beautiful isle.....

Roman mosaics and Phoenician tombs 
Byzantine castles and Venetian walls 
Pine clad mountains and...

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Categories: cyprus, beauty,
Form: Dizain

Premium Member Don't Grow Old, Daddy
How could you get old, Daddy?
That's not supposed to happen
I'm your little girl
I can't see the stooped shoulders
I can't see the ravages of time, Daddy

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Categories: cyprus, dad, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Life is Short
it seems in just the twinkling of an eye
life passes by
and one's left at the brink
with time to think
before the fall 
into the great abyss

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Categories: cyprus, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Tasted Summer
I tasted summer…
It sure tasted good
I was dying for a sip
Of my iced coffee CHINO
Only in Cyprus…
My drug of choice
Crushed ice with sweetened coffee
In the...

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Categories: cyprus, sea, september, summer, sun,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Christmas Gift to All Soupers
The Story of the Nativity in Rhyme

The night was cold, the journey long
The stars were shining bright,
As Joseph and Mary neared Bethlehem
On that wondrous night


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Categories: cyprus, christmas,
Form: Quatrain

A Lazy Day
Our jobs were all done yesterday,
Got up to a sunny morning today.
Breakfast done and dishes washed,
Another coffee and my comfy chair,
Just gazing about seeing what's...

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Categories: cyprus, appreciation, home, sunshine,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am SCARED
Warnings are given
School schedules on hold
Evacuation notice
Echoes of years ago
Rushing to Jounieh port
Under cover of night
The harbor being shelled
“NO lights
NO lights!!!!
Not even a cigarette
Get on...

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Categories: cyprus, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Mediterranean Spell
a patch of, alluring sea
the wonder of this buoyancy

the gentle waves, the searing sun
with all of nature, I am one

my aches and pains just drift...

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Categories: cyprus, holiday, sea,
Form: Couplet

They’re all ignored by us, but they have feelings too :
A black  gravestone  in  New York, down in the world, 
Recalling its...

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Categories: cyprus, funnynight, old, beach, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sun is Out Shining
I dare to hope and dream, 
Of flowers that never fade
Of splendid and exotic creatures
All living in perfect harmony. 
I dream of tranquil earthly paradise,

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Categories: cyprus, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Arni Kleftiko Stolen Lamb
Arni Kleftiko Stolen Lamb

The Cypriots and Greeks have a few differences,
And can argue a great deal,
But both agree when it comes to ‘Kleftiko”
It has forever...

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Categories: cyprus, sky,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gardens Golden
Gardens of golden threaded Cyprus;
evergreens perfume sings me halfway to sleep.
I breathe in the wafting scents of neighbor’s roses;
with elation my spirit weeps.

The drumming of...

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Categories: cyprus, appreciation, earth, earth day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Covenant

Sandstone erode into dust harks history's fade
Effected by events, weathered
Crept century torture administers eventual taint
Withered time drives incessant 

Battered slate roof removed promotes damage 

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Categories: cyprus, age, appreciation, blessing, crush,
Form: Rhyme
The Contamination
The flat evening
In the bowl
In the swing
Absolute control

In the sky
The gray air
A little shy
The white hair

In the morning
The beta blocker
In the evening
The scripture and prayer


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Categories: cyprus, confusion, corruption, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm Going Away
I’m going away for a while
Life seems to have stolen my smile

Some of you I will miss so much
Maybe later we’ll get in touch

In Cyprus...

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Categories: cyprus, goodbye,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Canto XXVIII Hell translation part1
Whoever might with just free words beside
Speak of the blood and in full too of sores
Which I saw now, with a narration wide?

Any speech will...

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Categories: cyprus, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Our Day Out
Went out today for a drive with a friend
We'll go into the hills up to heaven he said,
Round hairpin bends,o'er hill and dale we sped

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Categories: cyprus, food, friendship, journey, places,
Form: Verse
My Persian Queen
From the Gardens of Babylon,
to the walkways of Palestina,
to the grand temples of Jerusalism,
to the sandy beaches of Syria and Cyprus.
Went my Persian Queen riding,

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Categories: cyprus, beach, body, care, city,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Living in the Middle East
You put him in a cage
That pilot you shot down
Pour gasoline on him
And set him ablaze

And the world is silent...

That seventeen year old girl
Writhes on...

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Categories: cyprus, violence, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shania Twain Drives me Insane- In the BEST of WAYS
That Shania Twain
Drives me insane
She croons out the songs, “In my Car”…..
My glorified feminist is “SHE”

The ferocious female hunter
She knows when to be feminine
“Man! I...

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Categories: cyprus, celebrity, identity, women,
Form: Clerihew
Relax and Reflect
When the sun goes down in Cyprus,
And the heat of the day fades away,
Then it's time to relax and reflect,
Our life here is just what...

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Categories: cyprus, life, retirement,
Form: Rhyme
Gentle Hands, Calloused Hands
Dawdling outside the house tightly clutching the brown paper bag 
Full of penny candy my father had purchased for me with a quarter
I heard mother...

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Categories: cyprus, caregiving, family, father, life,
Form: I do not know?
Double Standards
When one makes viable peace 
Between erstwhile colonial whites 
And erstwhile colonized blacks 
To the advantage of the whites
We urge for a Nobel Peace Prize

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Categories: cyprus, conflict, peace, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Galant City Unmatches Your Greatness
You are extreme in beauty
perfected by builders who constructed all
your planking with pine trees from Ivory coast
and made a mast for you out of the...

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Categories: cyprus, birth, birthday, blessing, celebration,
Form: Ode
Some things are lost along the line
Some things, beautiful and fine
Driving down the lone road to the stream in my hamlet
It’s like yesterday; like catching...

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Categories: cyprus, black african american, childhood,
Form: Prose Poetry