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Best Delight Poems

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


Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: delight, beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
Form: Shape



Premium Member With Love for You
Sun flow progressed from east to west,
   with rays of light, the day is blessed.
        ...

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Categories: delight, love, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Ice Cream
''Like Ice Cream''

Having ice cream with you, 
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat 
-- the     Reese's...

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Categories: delight, boyfriend, fun, happiness, i
Form: Free verse
Sweet Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Bars
"I dream of Candy!"

Sweet cakes and peanut butter squares 
A living diabetic's nightmare. --  My heart 
sings to the beat, Under the Neutron Star...

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Categories: delight, addiction, candy, fantasy, funny,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Hidden Treasures

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Categories: delight, art,
Form: Shape



Premium Member Ocean Whispers
Ocean Whispers

I sit on shore by windswept seas
    and feel the vibrant ocean breeze
As waves cascade upon the sand
   ...

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Categories: delight, moon, ocean, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: delight, beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE BELLE OF THE BALL
My dress is made of fine peach coloured lace
Hair is in ringlets, which frames my pretty face
The lights in the room cast a romantic glow
My...

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Categories: delight, dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY GARDEN
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: delight, beauty, butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: delight, passion, places,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: delight, conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: delight, fate, first love, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tribute to Poetry Soupers
There's Danny with his love light burning,
Then Victor with his soulful yearning. 
Jan makes us laugh with wit and delight,
Armand serenades us all through the...

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Categories: delight, poets, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
LIQUID HEAVEN
Liquid Heaven

A feast for my womanly inner beast!       
I tease, I please, you have me on my knees
I wring...

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Categories: delight, body, happiness, heaven, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STARRY, STARRY NIGHT
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT

I often look up towards the sky at night,
And wonder who or what is there,
I shout out loud, if you see or hear...

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Categories: delight, night, stars, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Mountain Nine
Running beauty rippled in crystal white
No whisper in the air, just a wondrous sight
My eyes ascend in awe to a far light
Small and empty observing...

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Categories: delight, beauty, creation, feelings, heaven,
Form: Monorhyme
Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: delight, abuse, day, irony, judgement,
Form: Dramatic monologue
BLUE OCTOBER
Introducing: Leonora Galinta & Poet Destroyer

I was awoken by the effulgent smiles of sunlight 
Dancing on my window pane with great delight 
A jovial repartee...

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Categories: delight, adventure, beautiful, blue, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Amorous Mystique - a collaboration with Robert Lindley


Can it be, into this world we are dropped
from heavenly streams that have never stopped?

With sweet hope gifted to our souls delight,
oceans of love and...

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Categories: delight, appreciation, romantic love, sensual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In the Gloaming
That first glimpse of purple in the gloaming
As dawn softly rises in morning skies 
Ascending along with nature's colors
Is a look of faith and hope...

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Categories: delight, color, inspirational, morning, purple,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Travel Light - a Goodnight Lullaby

Travel light, my dear; softly go
beyond the night’s each black shadow
to another plane. Out of sight
exists a realm of such delight
you may find relief from...

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Categories: delight, dream, Lullaby,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Adrift in the Midst of Gladness and Sadness
Walking upon silent parched paths,
under speechless scarlet skies.
Your name sits upon the tip of my tongue,
listening to the susurration of my heart.
Each vibration echoes tones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: delight, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Innocence lost
In the midst of midnight dreams,
like a whisper, soft and subtle,
her soul floated like a butterfly.

Reaching the province of Paphian passion,
portraying Aphrodite's desire for Adonis,
solitude...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: delight, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Starlight
Starlight

As sunset fades from pink to violet
And twilight skies show trees in silhouette
Our heaven's open vault of diamonds shine
In awestruck twinkling glimmers so divine.

Reflections from...

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Categories: delight, heaven, sky, star, sunset,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Butterfly
Enroling  you a worm (cumbersome and)
hairy, you- scimitar of leaves
Knows the pain ,writhing pupae
Abandoned and convicted
Constricted hanging straightjacket
Squirming like a jackrabbit
Gagged nocturnally - ...

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Categories: delight, angel, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Free verse