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Best Englyn Poems

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Englyn Penfyr
Syllables 
10-Wooden basket with swinging handle
7-Bouquet blossoms smells budding
7-Olfactory joy buzzing

If anyone is knowledgable of this type of poem let me know if I got...

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Categories: art
Form: Englyn



Music In My Soul - Form E Contest
Music pumps the hearts in Wales
Choirs singing throughout the vales
Sending joy that never fails.

Penned 21 January 2017


Englyn Milwr   form  3 lines /...

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Categories: heart, music,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Signs of Life
I hear you're learning to drive...
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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: car,
Form: Englyn
Raven's Bones
Waterlilies brighten black
ripples, reeds, and rocks below.
An even flow, bane and blight
recedes to bare raven’s bones.

A grave of darkness blanches
In austere light on bloodless
banks, but...

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Categories: beauty, death, nature, raven,
Form: Englyn
Defined By X, Y, Not Z
I won’t say I’ve always known
but always, something was wrong
defined by a chromosome
defined by what they put on

to be “me” is alien
that’s if they let...

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Categories: body, confusion, self,
Form: Englyn



Y Ddraig Goch -The Red Dragon
Cherish her land, lovely boy!
Never let them come destroy!
Show the Welsh pride, lovely boy!
Sing aloud your heart and joy!

I met a Bard of ancient time
who...

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Categories: fantasy, history, me, heart,
Form: Englyn
Cariad's Spoon
Gnarled hands stained by carbon seams
Harsh life etched into burning eyes
Yet tenderness turned wood
In delicate designs declaring devotion....

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Categories: history,
Form: Englyn
Luscious Lips Amanda Sullivan 15th July 2012
Smiley full lips,
silky smooth,
luscious and glistening,
juicy and glossy,
pouting and alluring,
succulent and irresistable,
sweet, sexy and heavenly,
that's me and my lips....

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Categories: visionary,
Form: Englyn
Red Kite
The fabulous red kite - broad wings, mighty,
Built to soar, beauteous sight !
Red tail forked, in rooftop flight,
Silently swoops for the fight....

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird,
Form: Englyn
The Young Farmer
He plows his harrowed fields—visions grand!
Lushly, planned, large yeilds;
Bugs frantically seeking shields
As farmers plant the hayfields.

Ó November 15, 2011
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen...

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Categories: people, work,
Form: Englyn
Ecuador
Ecuador 

 I met a girl in Guayaquil it was night
We swam in the Pacific, the strand 
Was white and had upturned boats

I wanted to...

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Categories: loss,
Form: Englyn
An Elgyn
Shielded, his logic affects distrust - chill resolve
Mine scatters like dust, dissolves
His lust for my mind absolves
Allows this love to evolve....

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Categories: love, romance,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Legends of Twenty-Seven
Jimi's groovy guitar leaps
Psychedelic anthem beats
Certainly a broader reach
Than what banal mainstreams seek

Janis sang in passion rough
Too much for the upper crust
Voice of insistence and...

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Categories: celebrity, death, music, remember,
Form: Englyn
Darkness
When you go walking alone in the dark
Sometimes you can feel your heart start beating fast
As your breathing heavy sometimes you run
When you feel like...

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Categories: imagination, dark, dark, may,
Form: Englyn
Fidelity and Curiosity
Fidelity and Curiosity

Curiosity quickly seeks and finds
Tearful times; swiftly
Hiding from view, slickly.

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
January 26, 2010

Poetic form:  Englyn  

Poetic Form: Englyn penfyr...

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Categories: angst, life
Form: Englyn

Book: Shattered Sighs