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Best Epilogue Poems

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

Epilogue of Love
To have lived not being loved at all -

hunchbacked like a question mark-

your soul continuously on parole

imagine beauty in the dark

Perhaps we passed each other...

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Categories: epilogue, hope, introspection, lost love,
Form: Quatrain

Written November 2, 2015

With my back against the wall
I fall
Down never ending staircases
That spiral down below
To seas where books float downstream
Along open pages reflecting past...

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Categories: epilogue, growing up, how i
Form: Lyric
The Epilogue
Hold me within the virtual chalice of righteous
And never let me stray too long amid the imperfection of this body
From this visage of dignity, once...

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Categories: epilogue, faith, hope, loveme,
Form: I do not know?
Strange though this may be to Admit

Without Delving into my Condition 

But I pray each and every night 
And wish for nothing more
Than to Pen...

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Categories: epilogue, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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: epilogue, angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue

Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might


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Categories: epilogue, body, death, fantasy, kiss,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Old Oak Tree

         Oh I am but a simple leaf

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Categories: epilogue, autumn, life, spring, summer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Flame
The Flame, aflicker, licks and flays,
illuming evening’s negligees
With braided curls she swirls and sways,

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Categories: epilogue, life, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: epilogue, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Darling Little One, You Carried Me
A hardened and disciplined man drove to the grocery store lost in thought, 
with setting of sun, the long day's work almost found it's end.

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Categories: epilogue, daughter, joy, sleep, true
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Food for thought - with Chris Green
Lyrics start 0.05 - timed to the music

Pack your bags dear, there’s a Croc near
And he’s creeping, through the night
With his eye on - on...

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Categories: epilogue, food, health, scary,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Black Swan Theory
(Best read with this poem's theme music playing)


Free Agent
Black Swan Theory
White Pearl rolling in
Some kind of Black Pearl World

Black Swan Theory
Decoded, Fragile Love...

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Categories: epilogue, love, romance,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member The Evil Eye
The darkness, now descending, floods the city as it dies
while shadows lurk in legions 'neath the looming Evil Eye.
Its frozen stare envelops all, it penetrates...

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Categories: epilogue, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Willow Tree
Someday I'd like to wander free
like butterfly, like bumblebee,
perhaps to plant a willow tree
beside the silent solemn sea,

before these things exist no more,
from mountain top...

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Categories: epilogue, daffodils, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Song of Michael's Rose
The cottage reeks with
fluid tides of hope,
incessantly commanding.
My baby’s here.
I’ve still no word 
coming down the line from Dover.
Winter’s gone...
Spring rains have come
and with it...

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Categories: epilogue, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Good The Bad And The Ugly

It takes a heart free of hate
to let go of a false ownership 
to step beyond your fears
provide strangers a helping hand

It should be a...

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Categories: epilogue, evil, heart, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Another Cruel Link in their Chain
         Another Cruel Link in their Chain 

1.   Beginnings

Her babe was her joy, such a...

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Categories: epilogue, body, life, men,
Form: Ballad
Lord of the Flies
Harassing me for days now
Landing on my eyelid
Nosing up my nostril
Tickling my ankles
and every other exposed body part
Little bastard...

Fly-Swatter? Jack be nimble, Jack...
Folded bath towel?...

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Categories: epilogue, angst, insect,
Form: Light Verse
The Youth:
The clock's face smirks at me.
It mocks my glare and irks me.
I roll my eyes, it grinds its gears. 
I tap my pen, it...

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Categories: epilogue, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Skipping a Stone
I skip one stone across the pond,
an oblate onyx dotting i's
in footles of a vagabond
who tiptoes after tiger eyes.

Perhaps the ripples left behind
are teary runes...

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Categories: epilogue, imagery, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Highways and the Byways
The Highways and the Byways
By Franklin Price
(Inspired by Nancy McIntyre Stepp)

 The highways and the byways
Of this life in which we've grown
Bring back many memories

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Categories: epilogue, adventure, happiness, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Help give me strength
HELP me I'm struggling today
These thoughts won't go away
Help me I feel so sad
Am I really that bad a dad

Angry at the slightist of things

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Categories: epilogue, anger, dad, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Night Before Christmas Eve
The night Before Christmas Eve
By Franklin Price


The Night Before Christmas
A most famous of  poems
Read  to children aloud
By their parents in homes

To children who...

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Categories: epilogue, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Poetically Pathetic Crow
Just enough to make it just
I want this to be enough to make this
The last song ever, the last note ever
The last romantically, poetically sad...

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Categories: epilogue, lonely, longing, loss, lost,
Form: Free verse
My Most Embarrassing Moment
It was many years ago now, before my wisdom teeth
had forced their way through my big mouth, they were still underneath.
I had an awesome job...

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Categories: epilogue, funny,
Form: Quatrain