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Best Heptameter Poems

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


Premium Member Earth Element Of Wind

Earth element of wind, elusive to exploring eyes,
     a gaseous, gusty ghost, she gyrates, gallops gallantly.
She bashes, bends, and bobs the...

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Categories: heptameter, wind,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Personal Memories
Personal Memories - Three Generations


Three generations in between them now so kindly lie;

sweet great granddaughter and great grand-papa can now belie
 
those years.  She...

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Categories: heptameter, granddaughter, grandfather, memory,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member The River
The River


Where are you heading, rolling river, as you move along?

Where did you start your winding journey centuries ago?

What daring tales lay hidden in your...

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Categories: heptameter, mystery, river,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Homeless
Homeless


Oh, please, drop something in my cup, a bill or batch of change,
to see me smile when I look up...my fear with hope exchange.
A homeless...

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Categories: heptameter, for him, life, sad,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Death, You Do Not Win
Death, You Do Not Win
 

The world has been unkind to me 
yet there's no where, no where to flee. 
I'll sit and take it...

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Categories: heptameter, anger, angst, bereavement, change,
Form: Rhyme



A Child's Sky
A child's sky





Subtle emotions in heart,
till he grows up real smart,
Tears scroll down the chubby cheek,
for a toy meagre and meek!

Steals eye to slip out...

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Categories: heptameter, joy, life,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member EFFUSED ENCOUNTER
EFFUSED ENCOUNTER


Neither a dream nor a trick, I beguiled--
I reach the sky enameled with golden smile.
To hurdle bumps and curves, I continue to pedal
this steadfast...

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Categories: heptameter, beautiful, feelings, flower, life,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

The silky pearly-white soft skin, beneath her comb's dark beams
and her intriguing olive eyes' attentive, thoughtful gaze,
behind the night's befalling veil,...

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Categories: heptameter, inspirational, poverty, rights,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Wonderful - Our Sun
W - Wondrous are the golden rays of each dawn's morning bliss.
O - Outstanding is its brilliant setting after day's dismissed.
N - Notable in how...

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Categories: heptameter, inspiration, sun,
Form: Acrostic
Colours of Rainbow
Colours of rainbow

Clouds when veil the mighty sun,
Morning seems so dull and wet,
Rainy day can be much fun,
Joy that tiny drops beget,

Colourful umbs run on...

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Categories: heptameter, color, joy, life, rain,
Form: Quatorzain
Spring Like the Phoenix
Spring, like the Phoenix, rises from the ash of winter's fire,
when ice and snow from frozen row were logs upon its pyre.
The thaw will trickle...

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Categories: heptameter, change, life, seasons, spring,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Little People
Little People


With water can I hurried to my garden by the pond.
Warm sunshine told me thirsty flowers sought my magic wand,
to give them water which...

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Categories: heptameter, fairy, fantasy, garden,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Spectacular Spring
Spectacular Spring


S - Splendid are those images of spring's rebirthing signs.
P - Phenomenal when first we see red robins make the scene. 
E - Eye-catching...

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Categories: heptameter, beautiful, spring,
Form: Acrostic
Wanderings of Soul
Wanderings of soul



Couldn't see the colour of the sky,
Nor the birds, their flight so high,
The greens were lost in twilight,
Didn't you see tears in my...

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Categories: heptameter, passion, soulmate,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Last Night I Dreamed
Last night I dreamed of youthful days, when all the world was new.
The faces of the long ago, were there for me to view. 
Old...

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Categories: heptameter, life, me, me, ,
Form: Rhyme
And Frees Your Robot Mind (little wisdoms)
Iambic Heptameter Couplets (fourteen syllables--seven unstressed--seven stressed)
scansion of first line:

a/LIT/tle/TA/ken/IN/the/MID/dle/'TILL/you/HAVE/e/NOUGH
unstressed syllables: a/tle/ken/the/dle/you/e - seven unstressed syllables
STRESSED SYLLABLES: LIT/TA/IN/MID/TILL/HAVE/NOUGH - SEVEN STRESSED SYLLABLES


AND FREE'S YOUR ROBOT...

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Categories: heptameter, life, time, life, time,
Form: Couplet
My man is a big puppet
He stands in a few distance,
His winning frame charms my eyes:
Lanky shape with flat tommy,
A broad chest seems full with brawn,
A  dark spectacle that...

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Categories: heptameter, allusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yellow And Illuminating Brilliance
Out on  porch to glimpse a sunrise
Orange sun cast gray 'on clouds
Whispy light airy sparse white clouds 
On horizon not like shroud

Then as the...

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Categories: heptameter, nature, people, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Second in Court
A Second in Court

A déjà vu to centuries past is just a quantum peak
to glimpse the courtly, avant-garde in session to critique
Baroque and Renaissance displays,...

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Categories: heptameter, art, history,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Standing Tall
I live next to a window where the sun shines down on me.
Oh, how I worship its life-giving, everlasting glow!
Each day I try to bend...

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Categories: heptameter, feelings, flower,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Mockingbird
A woman on her daily walk was serenaded by
a cardinal, a blue jay, and a Carolina wren—
or so she thought. Imagine how surprised she would...

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Categories: heptameter, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Modern life
Modern life

When goodness grows at snails pace,
When kindness in the life suffers,
And shrewdness keeps winning race,
And cheating and ditch buffers,

When best friends misunderstand,
When a dear...

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Categories: heptameter, angst, introspection,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member Woebegone
Woebegone


Full fifty years ago, late summer, we had planted you...

two tiny, wispy saplings that would grow and grace our lawn.

But mother nature came...lashed her tornado...

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Categories: heptameter, heartbreak, storm, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Lookin' For My Plastic Pic One Night In June
Written In Iambic Heptameter utilizing an aabb rhyme scheme throughout the entire six stanza poem. thank you. easyeverett


Just sittin' in my touring bus, alone, throughout...

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Categories: heptameter, america, car, culture, truth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Bygone Grace
Something touched me long ago in black-and-white old movies
   The sight of someone sitting down, and just before she ate
Folding hands and saying...

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Categories: heptameter, film, nostalgia, prayer,
Form: Rhyme