Get Your Premium Membership

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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

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

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

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Categories: heptameter, joy, life,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

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...

Read More
Categories: heptameter, beautiful, feelings, flower, life,
Form: Quatorzain

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,...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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. 

Read More
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:

unstressed syllables: a/tle/ken/the/dle/you/e - seven unstressed syllables


Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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,...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Categories: heptameter, angst, introspection,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member 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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

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