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Best Hushed Poems

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


Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: hushed, beauty,
Form: Rhyme



These Eyes Have Often Been Solaced
 These eyes have often been solaced

by twilight's cotton candy pllows moving silently

towards a sky's velveteen blanket

and angels'silver gowns

By gazing over hills

to where old country...

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Categories: hushed, age, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dusk
Melting sorrows drift toward tomorrow
when sounds dance in hushed irrelevance.
Sacred seconds are held in creation's tawny yolk
as crystal waves of wind bid farewell to this...

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Categories: hushed, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Boy

     Oh ...

Have you seen my darling boy, blond hair, like corn silk, falling?
       ...

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Categories: hushed, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Shakespeare Could Have Cast You
You had me oblivious to your antics, 
as you hushed me tenderly by the creek 
into your hide and seekable 
soul-surrendering secret relief. 
There, you...

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Categories: hushed, betrayal, loss, lust, romantic love, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Midsummer Breeze
Midsummer Breeze 

How may I extol a midsummer breeze?
As soft as rose petals in cooling wind
That flutters leaves upon the verdant trees,
And endeavors to make...

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Categories: hushed, flower, heartbreak, son, summer, wind,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Enlightenment
Quietude endows hushed mystical space
Admonishing words have no role to play—
Look how in solitude its posture bends
Bowing in deference to calming intellect.

Listen to the utterance...

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Categories: hushed, deep, endurance, introspection, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hush The Stars
“Look up at the stars,” you say
Its just another night up on the old water tank
Our blanket is spread and here we sit with the...

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Categories: hushed, passion, universe,
Form: Epic
STILL WINTER
Dead Winter Stray~ By: Poet Destroyer

Nearby paces, Combatants lost under the cemetery walls,
“Blessed Men and Heavenly Remedy Women of Ages,”
Feelings of dance at the beginning...

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Categories: hushed, death, dance, beautiful, woman, women, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hushed, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Magic
Enchantment of magic’s sweet passion has bound me
With minutes and hours I now must reclaim;
Spellbound, love calls to the spirits around me
And drifts into dreams...

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Categories: hushed, love, heart, song, green, heart, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''silence sweet solitude''
 
the solitude
the silence
silence of a bee in the forest
silence of the leaves
leaves on majestic trees
leaves my soul quivering 
quivering treasures
quivering happiness and joy 
joy...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hushed, nature, poems, writing,
Form: Blitz
Summer
Oh summer what have you done to me
so many flirtatious winks  teasingly
undressing me  with every wisp of
a welcomed heat filled breath

Oh summer, oh...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hushed, love, summer,
Form: Personification
O Glorious Autumn
O glorious Autumn of melancholic 
Gold -
All abouts the brightly lit
Woodlands
Your wonderful artistry behold!
Tinted bronzes,
Darting between awkward firs
Of sobering Evergreen,
Loiter inside mauve havens
Splashed with palest...

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Categories: hushed, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Mourning

There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
     Christmas, mourning for its magic,
       Awaiting on an angel,...

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Categories: hushed, child, childhood, christmas, daughter, grief, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member October Sun
Ascending above sanctum of horizon, a dawn inflames the effulgent rays,
Enlightening daybreak as embers of light set the scarlet morning ablaze
Projecting golden beams on hushed...

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Categories: hushed, autumn, imagery, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Malimar
Inhaling, hushed, from hashed cigars
    my mind implodes in Malimar
        where Naiads bathe in caviar...

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Categories: hushed, fantasy,
Form: Monorhyme
A Debutante's Ball To Remember
A Debutante’s Ball to Remember

In the autumn of my life, oft have I recalled that superb summer night,
when I finally experienced my long-awaited heart’s delight.
Family...

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Categories: hushed, celebration, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Snowdrops
You blossom too soon dear snowdrops of spring
Secluded in the cold dark earth;
The white flakes that fly still haunt the sky
Too weary with sorrow to...

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Categories: hushed, nature, winter, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Precipice of a Lost Innocence
I am standing outside my bedroom, on the precipice of lost innocence.
Wide eyed, and barefoot on cold hardwood.
Someone is hammering on our front door.
My father,...

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Categories: hushed, childhood, mother,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member FIRST CHERUBIC CHANCE
This road is snake-like except
for the crusty scales of an intestinal
late dusk. A boy treaded on the 
lane tracks lean and nomadic...
burnt shoulders grilled and...

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Categories: hushed, mystery, uplifting
Form: Lyric
Premium Member This Thing called Love - with Winged Warrior
Apprehensively I tramp with my lamp - through a path shrouded in gloom
Silvery shafts of light entwine and fight through foliage as they creep
Gnarled branches...

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Categories: hushed, love, mystery, romance, woman,
Form: Rhyme
My Turn To Cry
I’ve distanced myself
I didn’t mean to
Didn’t set out to do it
An unconscious act of the mind 
For self preservation

My visits went to once a week
Sunday...

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Categories: hushed, confusion, depression, devotion, loss, mothersky,
Form: Free verse
HOSTILE HEAD TAKEOVER PART 1
I'm near cuckoo
This Monday blue
A day not eas'ly recommended
for making sense
I'm way too tense
And hung-over to comprehend it
 
My mind's on the bend
my imaginary friends
are...

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Categories: hushed, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SERENDIPITY

August wind, glass moon,serendipity...
two chairs gazing at each other in tender flow.
Hundred miles away, clouds gather
to fondle the opening and closing
of after- midnight refrains,
both trespassing...

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Categories: hushed, magic, romance,
Form: Free verse