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Best Heartfelt Poems

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


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: heartfelt, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme



The View From A Window
A view of the ragged woodland from
The window:-
Slender branched trees that shed
From high above to low below;
The faint, mauven peaks
Smattered with barely visible
Scatterings of drifted...

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Categories: heartfelt, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

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Categories: heartfelt, boat, death, deep, devotion, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Tear-ful Conversation With My Daughter


It starts with only one -
one like me
a melancholy migrant
from the immortal part of her
to the locus of her physical being --
the center of her...

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Categories: heartfelt, i love you, i miss you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: heartfelt, art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: heartfelt, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CRITICS


Wrote a poem in the sand,

Wonder how it fares if left alone,

Will it bear on its own merits

Or juxtapose by meddling hands,

Meantime, sun dries it...

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Categories: heartfelt, beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery, ocean, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHO WILL I BE TOMORROW
WHO I’LL BE TOMORROW

If what I am,
And what I do,
Makes me who I’ll be tomorrow,
If what I say,
And what I don’t,
Makes me who I’ll be...

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Categories: heartfelt, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Celebration of Mothers
I celebrate wonderful mothers 
who always put the needs 
of their children first,
the single mothers who 
especially must sacrifice 
to help their children survive 
and...

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Categories: heartfelt, celebration, dedication, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Noticing
In wonderment I walk with the day  
billows blowing  
noticing not,  
a beginning nor an end  

lost in the mist of...

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartfelt, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: heartfelt, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection, nature, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Storybook Princess
        ~ A Storybook Princess ~ 

She dreams of princes, princesses and balls 
   A little...

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Categories: heartfelt, dream, fantasy, girl, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hopeful
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: heartfelt, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Obstacles
If e're we could move that mountain from between thee and me,
where would be lament or reason to grieve?
How remove the hollow from the tree,...

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Categories: heartfelt, lovelost, autumn, lost,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lullaby My Lustrous Twilight

Golden-flecked bliss   
of enraptured blown-kiss   
stardust bestrewn   

beguiling skies   
bespangled sequin eyes   
shimmer in swoon...

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Categories: heartfelt, angel, dream, heaven, night, sky, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
 
Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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Categories: heartfelt, appreciation, art, beautiful, love, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beautiful Mystery
Beautiful Mystery (English Sonnet)

I heard the roaring from amongst the trees
as sheeted water tumbled from up high
a place where nature lay in blissful peace
exhaling fragrant...

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Categories: heartfelt, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
Moon in Pale Depression
Muted evidence proclaimed the subtle oddities of night

   Lunar time should have reached the zenith of its height

No chirping crickets were heard, nor...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartfelt, sorrow,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP
A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP

Dear Caren, Andrea, Cay Cay, Carolyn and Jan
Rico, Arturo, Paul and Chris, all of you are the same...

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Categories: heartfelt, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: heartfelt, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Newborn Flowers
A broken heart 
who humbly cries 
As the flames began melting 
tears hidden under the seabed

Sizzling hot a trail 
sparkles into the night sky
love comes...

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Categories: heartfelt, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing, emotions, flower,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Pandora's Temptation
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its...

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Categories: heartfelt, desire, hope, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Our Caves
Our hearts have chambers, four in all;
   like caves, they are defined and seen.
But there are hidden caves within
   where our...

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Categories: heartfelt, heart, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew 

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartfelt, beauty, deep, life, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Last Dance and May I Have This Dance
Last Dance by Darren White

Oh be my heart for me when it stops beating,

My lungs to breathe thin air still far too chill,

My feet to...

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© Sara Ella  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heartfelt, appreciation,
Form: Free verse