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Best Esprit Poems

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

Premium Member Wild Mango Fandango
Tongues of my temptress fire lick, 
arousing your ardent artistic desire,
if you dare, imagine me — the intensity
capture me, take your chance;
I’ll love you, leave...

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Categories: esprit, dance, emotions, imagery, imagination,
Form: Personification

Premium Member THROUGH THE 80s

A time for many a part-time passion, like
the discarded  skin of  Esprit  jeans and low-hip  waistline
baring pierced navel with flavor of...

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Categories: esprit, culture, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member fancy-underpants

a poet of fancy footwork

"beware the moon, a bus prank."               ...

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Categories: esprit, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beware, the Wayward Heart

The wayward wind forever so aloof
across the prairie blowing wild and free;
just like a herd of horses on the hoof,
and running loose with nature’s grand...

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Categories: esprit, loneliness, lost love, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Nestled in Daydreams
I'm nestled in daydreams, safely tucked in a halcyon haven
away from the stress that greedily feasts on me like a raven

My Utopian realm offers a...

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Categories: esprit, peace, perspective,
Form: Couplet

Four walls
Four walls

Sat destitute 
within four walls
of her citadel,
Embellished in gold
and pricey diamonds,
Adorable silky cher
in vast ambit,

Waiting and waiting,
days after days
till the war will end,
For her...

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Categories: esprit, angst, freedom, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Reaching a new year with a gleeful mood
Under a lucky star and a bright moon.
Guardian angels showing path of grace
Flowing and enlightening is my Faith.

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Categories: esprit, beauty, blessing, december, faith,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Faerie-Child -HC
one ballerina
tiptoe-twirls with two pink shoes
three sweet pirouettes

Turning the key of a music box - one...two...three.
Lovely, tall and full of grace - true faerie-child esprit.


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Categories: esprit, dance,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Makeup of Her Soul
My favorite makeup is her smile,
the lip gloss of a soul at ease,
mascara of her grace and style,
the rouge of blushing when I tease.

My favorite...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: esprit, beauty, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawn Ascends
Dawn ascends to brighten the day
Birds trill with songs of glee
Morning's breeze makes the willows sway
I rejoice with esprit

As Earth keeps on turning
I will be...

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Categories: esprit, morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fireworks
We gape at the sky
this Fourth of July,
as rockets ignite
to deal us delight,
while strangers unite.

I’m such a dope,
it gives me hope
that Nations torn
can be reborn.


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© Eric Cohen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: esprit, freedom, july,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
My Soul With A Granted Life Rays
No sound of a voice could be heard
The sight of the Self quite blurred
As silence into disarray dissolved
And no single truth could be discerned
I need...

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Categories: esprit, appreciation, beauty, blessing, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Winter Guard En Garde
 melting snowball 

Fall-out started with the spring-break competition;
Errors were made as team effort slid downhill.
Then when name-calling sparked a partition,
esprit-de-corps broke to a stand-still.


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Categories: esprit, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Soup Is Hot
Surfing the web is an imperfect science
          Putting the screws to each steadfast alliance

And while it...

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Categories: esprit, appreciation, poetry,
Form: Couplet
Then my heart with pleasure fills and dances with the daffodils.

—-William Wordsworth


Dilly-dilly daffodils in a lady’s tress,
Sailing as she throws off distress.
Blithesome in shades...

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Categories: esprit, flower,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No Antidote
"Each idle theme of love a shadow yields."                 ...

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Categories: esprit, truth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member TANGO WITH ME
Come candlelight, tango with me -
Your bittersweet, tri-colored braid,
Dramatic, stealthy, twined esprit.
Your piercing angst, my eyes invade.

Your bittersweet, tri-colored braid -
Blue, orange, yellow sizzling flame.

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Categories: esprit, dance, imagery,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member HAIKU CANDLE

haiku candle, its steam
    crafted of purple lotus and gold —
         i tipple its...

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Categories: esprit, drink, writing,
Form: Verse

   Nut-brown owl nestled in a crooked tree
above the mermaid and jellyfish sea.
     Scaly horse & teacup-octopus lads
near the...

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Categories: esprit, bird, fairy, imagery, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Memorial Day Tribute
Memorial Day Tribute
© Ben Burton 5-25-2015

They stood up for America
And for their families left behind
Our soldiers sent to unknown lands
Secure that God was on their...

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© ben burton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: esprit, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme
Night Shift Worker
Night Shift Worker

At sunset is the beginning of our day
Darkness embraces our peevish spirit
Flashing neon signs bring us in esprit
We are mindful of making a...

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Categories: esprit, life, passion, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Canto XXII Hell translation part 2
(continued previous part 1)

The duke then: “Tell now: of others indeed
Some Latin among sinners do you know 
Behind pitch?”. And he “I  had to...

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Categories: esprit, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Pledge Of Allegiance, Revisited
I Pledge Allegiance
a solemn vow of obedience, from the earliest age of grievance,
when found deliverance, one people, united against tyranny and intolerance,
become the model of...

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Categories: esprit, dedication, devotion, education, history,
Form: Free verse
base of emotions    depths of despair     esprit de corps
Written 1/20/2016!...

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Categories: esprit, together, women,
Form: Monoku
Corpus Christi - 2
Observe the ones who bear Christ's name,
see corpus Christi without shame.
They're His, aflame and all forgiv'n;
the church at work and Spirit driv'n.

Survey the hands that...

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Categories: esprit, hope, spiritual, wisdom,
Form: Rispetto