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Best Demise Poems

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

Premium Member And Sweet Is Her Demise
In primrose twilight, summer is still near.
She whispers in my ear; I hear her in
the one lone owl that hoots to only me.
I wake to...

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Categories: demise, autumn, death, summer,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Falling leaves, beautiful demise
Leaves talking, beautiful demise

If a leaf could talk, it would say, please, take your time
life is acted out in stages, every song has it's rhyme

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Categories: demise, autumn, beautiful, change, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me

I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand

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Categories: demise, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: demise, art, deep, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Season of Sadness
I wore my sadness like a bruise,
It bloomed in mournful winter hues,
    All marbled by the tears that rained

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Categories: demise, sad, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: demise, longing,
Form: Free verse
Dear Men
Dear men,
Explain to me why I stand alone. 
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...

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Categories: demise, abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, anger, death, death of
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Wonderland
~  My favorite Thanksgiving memory was, quite simply, a walk at my grandparents house - I'll never forget how nature spoke to me that...

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Categories: demise, appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Cradled in the Arms of Midnight
Aloft, the gem was mounted in black velvet skies
A refulgent pearl, surrounded by glistening stars
Cradled in the arms of midnight, it hung in disguise,
exquisite as...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, moon,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mimes at My Funeral
When my time is done and I am finally laid to rest
I don’t want to be recalled as one who lived life depressed

So as I...

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Categories: demise, funeral, funny, humor, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Magic Hourglass
April's come and gone. Now May is here; the grains in the hourglass
have already started sifting down. Dew is on the roses.
Days of linking daisies...

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Categories: demise, seasons,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Let love create rainbows in your speech
 Hey you
Don't let hate dominate.
Let love sate - animate

With the pain in your heart.
Set it free from the start.
Let it go, let it part.

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, analogy, hate, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just another day without you
An abundance of fragrant florets 
constant reminder of regrets
Although they consume the misty air
they seem stale, because you're not there
Your absence has left a hollow...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, absence, lost love, love
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: demise, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness in
Opulent hues that color our lives as we age and
Journey through changing circumstances with 
Obstacles that crop up unforseen,...

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Categories: demise, inspirational love, journey,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: demise, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: demise, corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Your Seductress Speaks
You don’t know this woman
You haven’t got a clue
This paragon of beauty
Is a mystery to you

You think that I’m so gentle
You think that I am...

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Categories: demise, sensual, sexy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Phantom Horse
A phantom horse came galloping 
beneath a silver moon
across a field of recent war 
where corpses’ bones lay strewn.

With thunder in his hoof beats,
again and...

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Categories: demise, war,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Life's Fading Light-Part 2-Heroic Crown of Sonnets

For in the end it's just one soul that's passed.
Alone I'll lie in sod of greenest grass
to answer for the sins that I've amassed
at gates...

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Categories: demise, age, love,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Visitor - A collaboration with July Morning
POTW 28 January 2018

A beautiful extra-terrestrial female researcher is sent down to a remote island to observe earth and beam her findings back to her...

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Categories: demise, adventure, romance, science fiction,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Inebriant melodies
Daylight is greeted with the horrific stench of food chunks 
swimming in stomach acid, dribbling onto bed sheets.
Accompanied with the embarrassment of
brown syrup puddle stains.


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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: demise, addiction, angst, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Aching Sky
I knelt amidst the mountain's rise, beneath the weeping opal skies,
          There to measure Io's swoon...

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Categories: demise, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Rhyme