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Best European Poems

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

Vincent van Gogh**
Sliced his left ear off
Only one painting did Van Gogh sell  -
maybe he didn’t hear the doorbell!

The only painting Van Gogh sold...

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Categories: european, art, humorous,
Form: Clerihew

Premium Member Terra Incognita

Peering beyond reach of human capacity
I revolve around the sun in a solar orbit,
Looking deep in space for origins of bygone
Going way beyond anyone has...

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Categories: european, science, space, stars, universe,
Form: Personification
The 50's
There was a time when I was young
To share an era that begun
From music to the fashion trend
TV shows and history
Fads and other mysteries
I saw...

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Categories: european, remember, , cute,
Form: Rhyme

I wonder

If ever, a day would come 


You and I, my friend  


Refer to ourselves not:

As American, Asian, or European  

As black,...

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Categories: european, god, humanity, love,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
Daughter  of Mary and  Louis
(Named after my late grandmother ) 

My name is  Charmaine
a name originated from latin
Charmaine means -a song

Eldest of...

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Categories: european, prejudice, , western,
Form: Bio

We Are Not So Different
 I'm a Catholic,You're a Muslim

I'm an Orthodox ,You're a Protestant

I'm a Hindhuist,You're a Buddhist

You're an Atheist,and I am a Mormon too.

You're an African,I'm American


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Categories: european, international, introspection, love, ,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where I Want to Go
Out in a pretty meadow running free,
where laughing, we fall down in the clover,
or even better, down beside the sea
watching as the brilliant sun sets...

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Categories: european, places,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member An Ordinary Girl - Translation From Tagore
Sharing my translation of a famous poem (Sadharan Meye) written by Rabindranath Tagore, who won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. It's one of his...

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Categories: european, life, loss,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Treasure Hunting
Hunting for treasure poems;
Midst summer morn~
I am adrift in the wilderness.

All of a sudden~
a European euphony soars
like a midnight sonata
in pianissimo and decrescendo.

I run to...

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© JCB Brul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: european, assonance, fantasy,
Form: Free verse

All round the ring of Kerry’s highways, people point and cry
It’s 4 o’clock on the very dot and Mick’s rig is passing by,
It has glistening...

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Categories: european, beautiful, butterfly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member King Vlad Redux - Second Cold War
King Vlad Redux – Second Cold War

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin’s grimy fingerprints on current history
are for him nothing to gloat about—au contraire I say emphatically:
His actions...

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Categories: european, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, evil,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member MY ODYSSEY

Here, I am
Sitting on the relaxing throne of my age
Reminiscing what I went through in life
A mere spectator I have now become
Observing in...

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Categories: european,
Form: Bio
Rattle the Chain
was a most stubborn slave
He loved to rattle the chain
It was a sound of pure defiance
that echoed across the lush plantation terrain

Son of Antuk
had a...

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Categories: european, america, anger, black african
Form: Epic
Premium Member Grandfather Speaks with Eagles
Irony cries out in Boulet’s rendering.
Elderly Native American’s stern expression
seems captured beneath eagle’s wings.

Symbol of power and freedom,
mighty bald eagle was chosen by European ancestors...

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Categories: european, art, environment, native american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unicorns are they Legend or Fact dedicated to PD
Creature of myths and legends
most deny that you ever exist
yet time after time you reappear
history the world wide names you

Depicts you with spiral single horn

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Categories: european, animal, horse, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
In Michigan, the weather can change for the worst in October.
This particular Halloween came a blizzaring.
The lights went out and in a dark, dark room,...

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Categories: european, crazy, dark, deep, fear,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Quetzalcoatl's Return
* For Carol Brown's Story Time Contest

Feathered serpent was more than an Aztec legend
Depicted in multihued native art
Sculptures, paintings adorned humid cities
Spiritual sketches messages impart


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Categories: european, history
Form: Bio
Premium Member Fan of a Fan
Sights are far but our minds are close
two hearts share one inhale with one nose
stage acts are for her even the pose
smiles from down she...

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Categories: european, celebrity, fairy, i love
Form: Lyric
Hijacked by Lexicon Thievery
This poem may get into trouble,
The world wants identity double.
Attempting to culture commonality,
The world champions individuality.

Theft of language has become all too common,
Yesterday’s use today...

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Categories: european, change, color, confusion, gender,
Form: Rhyme
I'm Talking 'Bout Stingers
I guess I’m more accustomed to the modern sting these days;
the one that comes by e-mail or the phone.
They might hurt the pocket with the...

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Categories: european, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sleeping Beauty - Translation From Tagore
This is my translation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous poem "Nidrita". Rabindranath Tagore (1861- 1941) was a Bengali poet, writer, music composer, and painter from Indian...

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Categories: european, angel, fantasy, princess,
Form: Narrative
At the end of the world

At the end of the world great bears sleep under drifts,
Cardinal crowned Cranes sing and dance in joyous union.
Long winters blossomed by colourful spring and...

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Categories: european, nature,
Form: Free verse
Why Not Love My Locks
What's so strange about it?
The way it curls like a baby  or
The way it stands out on it's own

The way it swings when I...

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Categories: european, beauty, birth, courage, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Colonies I
The wanton gains of war shall swiftly pale
to zealous greed that grips a boundless sphere,
for years of war let paradox unveil
and lines of resolution disappear.

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Categories: european, america,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Ireland - a divided island part three
  kaisers, kings, emperors fight for territory
  dispensable bodies left in the ground on foreign soil, unreturned
  militarisation of memory and folly

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: european, community, history, ireland, time,
Form: Narrative