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Best Gently Poems

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


Premium Member We Are Not Merely Poets
Some of us are secretive at first. We hide our poetry’s soul self, 
gently letting her peep out; sometimes regretting it immediately.
Fearful of critiques from...

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Categories: gently, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: gently, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight Secret
*Secreto de Medianoche*   
  
~On this very Night~
   I found myself in a
       ...

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Categories: gently, beauty, fantasy, night, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HEALING POWER OF THE DRUM


your labored breathing
called out to me
and in my soul I knew
what needed to be done

I reached for the drum
to summon the spirits
called out to ancestors
and...

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Categories: gently, inspirational, native american, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

-----------------------------------------
Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: gently, fantasy, love, muse, romance,
Form: Free verse



It Rained That Day
Soft autumn rain ...
cascading over brightly colored cherry blossoms,
releasing a sweet scent of aromatic aphrodisiac
A fragrance of springtime love blowing in the gentle autumn wind

Our...

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Categories: gently, feelings, love, marriage, rain,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: gently, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Laminated Love
LAMINATED LOVE

Frozen flames pressed 
between each page; 
suddenly, I felt each passing note.
The painting on the wall began to breathe	
gently the same colors repeated life....

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Categories: gently, art, beautiful, desire, fate,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you not heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you...

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Categories: gently, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Too good to ever last
Too good - to ever last    suggested bpm 80

Vs1
When we first met, I never thought
that you could ever love me...
You were the...

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Categories: gently, break up, feelings, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Somewhere over the Horizon
Deeply dive into my Southern border. .  again
again. .  border around my existence ever so deeply

Somewhere over the Horizon
love is met gently

Images melt...

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Categories: gently, imagery, senses, , western,
Form: Rhyme
rewriting poems

i long to hold you
like a poet 
holds their pen

caress you gently
beneath the linger
of thoughts
as they fall
from the depths
of mind

play with you
like a poet 
plays...

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Categories: gently, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn's Season
Autumn brushes her hair slowly
Letting the glorious colors
flow gently to the earth below.
Showing off vibrant colors 
 in contrast to summer's green dress.
 Out doing...

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Categories: gently, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member THE BELLE OF THE BALL
My dress is made of fine peach coloured lace
Hair is in ringlets, which frames my pretty face
The lights in the room cast a romantic glow
My...

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Categories: gently, dance, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MY GARDEN
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: gently, beauty, butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Villanelle
The Wind
I am the wind

You cannot see me but you can feel me

Breezing gently through your hair

Brushing slightly across your cheek

Whispering softly 'neath your ear

I am...

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Categories: gently, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member -Unlatched-
_______________________

So young, I was, and so naive
There was no doubt, I did believe
this babe who's latched inside my womb
with ties we had,... would always be

Latched...

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Categories: gently, childhood, family, mother, son,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Love is Eternal
Our soul's luminous light filters the depth of darkness
shining like a woven thread into the stillness of time
It was there where we met, in a...

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Categories: gently, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adrift in fiction
Placid rain gently kisses unblemished windows
as leaves fall in an Autumn breeze.
In the distance cinereal clouds congregate,
converging upon the city's royal citadel.

Oblivious to the storm,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gently, analogy, appreciation, books,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Chopin Nocturnes
https://youtu.be/-gDinVAmtA0

 Chopin Nocturnes

Listen....autumn rain is gently falling
Within enchanted hour of twilight sky.
In my soul, Chopin is softly calling
Lovely piano notes that make me cry.
As Luna...

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Categories: gently, autumn, dedication, heartbreak, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gently, angst, death, introspection, loss,
Form: Free verse
Southern Beauty
https://soundcloud.com/kentucky-gal/2014-09-27-09-15-43717a

How sweet is the southern beauty of a country rose blossom today.
Soft scents that float gently on the breeze through trees that sway.

With bare feet...

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© Mary Hoose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gently, beauty, nature, peace,
Form: Couplet
Listen With Your Heart
Listen with your heart to the music that I play
It belongs to ethereal voices of the wind  and  of the rain.
It belongs to...

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Categories: gently, beautiful, fantasy,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Peaceful I Love You
An early outing for my friend and I
We walked the winding path down to the springs
The uncut winter hay is now waist high 
And in...

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Categories: gently, beauty, i love you,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one
          my mom taught me to dance
   ...

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Categories: gently, analogy, dance, joy, life,
Form: Couplet