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Best England Poems

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


Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: england, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Rock Turtles
Rock turtles in blue waters . . .their crawl so slow it’s imperceptible


2/20/2016  Based on a beautiful picture of a New England shoreline....

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Categories: england, nature,
Form: Monoku
Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: autumn, england, myth, nature, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup
Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  
Chained am I, to desolation's huge anchor
on its long black ship,...

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Categories: england, anger, art, dedication, fantasy, imagination, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Cas Tim Jan And Me
You have all heard I am sure of the three musketeers
The group with the swords not the ones with the funny ears

Reminds me of a...

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Categories: england, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: england, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
I Belong To The Lake
 I wander far from the coal-tar smog
and buzzing sounds of the city
to a place where I can smell
fresh-cut hay in a tepid breeze.
I stroll...

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Categories: england, beautiful, mountains,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rattling Rhyme
Words can be whimsical, a merry-go-round
They run in a circle, they go up and down
They play hide-and-seek until they are found
Look how quickly the little...

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Categories: england, fun, silly, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Maid of Orleans
Reflecting in her garden sits a winsome little maid;
She holds a purple flower like the circlet that she made
And wrapped about her braids to grace...

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Categories: christian, conflict, courage, england, history,
Form: Couplet
I Love Horses: A--Z
I Love Horses: A--Z

A is for... Appaloosa. They have 
blankets on their rumps. 
B is for...Belgian. They work 
hard and can pull up stumps. 

C...

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Categories: england,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Shade From The Past
Just as days long ago, when decorum resolved, 
before composure, and poise,.. were corsages, unknown
Where propriety mattered, and was favored as gold,
high society, has gathered...

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Categories: england, art, nostalgia, people,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Holly's Christmas Story
Our sweet dog Holly lies under our tree
She is wagging her tail so gleefully,

Knocking about the light Christmas tree balls.
She becomes quite shocked as one...

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Categories: england, adventure, christmas, dog, snow, , cute,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Sage of Glasgow
 ~ I - I Arrive in Glasgow ~

When I arrived in Glasgow town
I knew nary a soul
So tired I's nearly fallin' down
Yet I'd no...

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Categories: england, friendship, travel, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A British Soldier in Zululand
A British Soldier in Zululand            
copyright 2018 by jon gutmacher

So, he woke up in...

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Categories: africa, courage, england, history, march, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A twisted tale -Jane's Jewel-
Mardi Gras "The Medieval Story"  

On a hot, heavy night in Orleans,
Joan and Jane were seen rubbing chest on chest
An inviting, intimate moment, to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, adventure, celebration, dark, death, passion, sexy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Fickle-Foolish-Footles - Man's Best Friend
Overweight Terrier:
   Porky
   Yorkie
Un-cool Terrier:
   Dorky
   Yorkie

Spaniel dog breeder:
   Cocker
   Stocker
Parrot who mimics...

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Categories: england, animal, dog, funny,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Stunning Revelations from Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: england, history, science, urbanlost, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Long Distant Dream
I meander through verdant valley
where meadows collide in windswept jade,
hillsides bathe in summer sunshine
and oceans of clouds, commit to shade.

Moorland sheep laze in woolly clusters
creating...

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Categories: england, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Waiting For You, the Return of the Light
Written for the Winter Solstice sunrise at Avebury, Wiltshire, England

I have waited for you
Where no shadow seeps
Deep in the earth
Where the slow damp creeps
Under the...

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Categories: england, light, longing, nature, psychological, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE RED POPPY
The symbol of remembrance is the red poppy
When I look upon it, this is what I see,
I see courage, sacrifice and extreme bravery
See thousands enlisting...

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Categories: england, appreciation, remembrance day, tribute, war, world
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'HEIR' - APPARENTLY NOT



Prince William was so sick of being told
He’s receding and is now going bald
So he called in the royal hairdresser
To see if he could ease...

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Categories: england, hair, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Would Wallis Say
What Would Wallis Say?

What would Wallis say if she were there that day,
a divorcee too, American through and through?
Did she offensively blink when Diana winked?
She...

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Categories: england, history, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fields of Athenry




Irelands' famine, England chose to ignore
The potato blight caused devastation
Michael stole corn from a granary store
To stop loved ones dying from starvation.

Arrested and charged with...

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Categories: england, ireland, prison,
Form: Sonnet
The Constitution
There is much to be loved and appreciated about the United States Constitution, and

Heaven, I believe, breathed upon the founding fathers in their pursuit of...

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Categories: england, america,
Form: Acrostic
A Golden Brooke
He lives upon a printed page,
marching golden in a dream.
His words described a brighter age --
which quaffed the milk and lapped the cream.
Fate brought him...

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© Jim Dunlap  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, england,
Form: Sonnet