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Best Iceland Poems

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


Iceland Eruption April 2010
Volcano erupts
burying a continent
in a new ice age?...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iceland, natural disasters
Form: Haiku



Aurora and Avalanche
     
  
       

  When Iceland rose majestically,
  A volcanic isle, born...

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Categories: iceland, natural disasters,
Form: Couplet
The Hidden People
An Old Icelandic Legend

After the Fall from Grace
After the Eating of the Forbidden Fruit
Adam and Eve raised a family
They had too many children and some...

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Categories: iceland, fairy, fantasy, imagination, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Secret's Out
We know the soft night light that glows 
Aren't lightening bugs, but fairies who 
Live in different places
Suspended with butterflies and flowers
Are always outdoors.
There are...

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Categories: iceland, adventure, childhood, education, fairy, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Villanelle
Blue is Red
Concerning the News
of a Blue Whale’s Death

For thousands of years, 
came melodious song. 
Across myriad miles, 
none other so strong. 

Oh, Iceland, Oh Iceland, 
you’ve...

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Categories: iceland, angst, bridal shower,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member The Icelandic Phallological Museum- Bawdy Limerick for Tom
In Iceland there’s a Willy museum
It’s not huge like an old Colosseum
Filled with all types of willies
It would give me the sillies
But people pay lots...

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Categories: iceland, humorous, places,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member TOMMYS CHRISTMAS WISH
TOMMY’S CHRISTMAS WISH

Tommy was a wee young boy,
And asked mommy to write and
Ask Santa for a special toy
Tommy was only four years old,
And lived with...

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Categories: iceland, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A CHRISTMAS AGO
A CHRISTMAS AGO

My Christmas present list 
Every year
Got longer and longer,
What to buy
Whether far or near
I certainly have always got joy
Out of giving,  
Just...

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Categories: iceland, christmas, faith, family,
Form: Free verse
No Man's Islands
Like cold marble statues
stiff as vague mixtures
of alcohol that stings of spirits,
cheap as famished souls.
Once were unique and proud,
now the vanishing isles!

A struggle to keep...

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Categories: iceland, abuse, environment, philosophy, weather,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Prodigy In Pieces
A boy and board in Brooklyn
bedeviled by the breath of baroque battles
bemused with a belligerent brain beauty
and befriended by battlefield bravado, 
the chessmen championed his...

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Categories: iceland, america, heart, history,
Form: Epic
Bernard's writing to Esther by Vera Polozkova translation
Bernard is writing Esther: "I have a family, a nice shed,
I always take the lead and have never in life been lead.
In the mornings I...

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Categories: iceland, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member All I want for Xmas is a poetry membership
All I want for Christmas
Is my two front teeth
All my back teeth
A Mercedes or Bentley
A life time membership to Hugh Hefner's mansion
The rights to the...

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Categories: iceland, birthday, christmas, funny, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
I HAVE SEEN THE WORLD
I have seen the whole world
I have seen all that eyes can see
I am not new to Nigeria,
Neither am I strange to Scotland
Once I placed...

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Categories: iceland, adventure, me, me,
Form: Blank verse
The Impressionist's Daughter-Poem 8-Revised
The impressionist's young daughter
stands poised before an open door
Occupied in thought she wears
a red apron much darker 
than her hair with a pony tail,
then a...

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Categories: iceland, art, beauty, mother daughter, nature, people,
Form: Rhyme
When the ships come to berth
Over the ocean's creed 
Lie in waiting with foreign breed.
Heavy metals laced the ocean's petals
En-route to the creek in cargoed cans.

Rice from the fields of...

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Categories: iceland, people, men, men,
Form: Narrative
THE THEME OF LIFE WEDDING RING
Resting Ancestors,
Far from Science,
But the fathers of social science,
Traditions and beliefs,theories of their science,
From rise to demise,
Marriage plays in between,
Bride and bride groom,
Bridging a gold...

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Categories: iceland, adventure, culture, philosophy, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POOR EASTER BUNNY
I once met a sad Easter bunny
He cried as his choc eggs were runny
I said hop on your feet
And get out of this heat
Try Iceland,...

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Categories: iceland, animal, chocolate, easter, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Illusion of time

I don't believe in time
It's just something we made
To measure and define

I don't believe in time
Tomorrow is today
Yesterday is in the mind

All we have is...

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Categories: iceland, science, time, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Trivia Trivia Trivia


Two rats can have over a million descendants
In eighteen months, talk about prolific
Don't know about all youse guys out there
But this guy finds that quite...

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Categories: iceland, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Haiku: Deep Freeze

Ice fell on Italy
making it Iceland
under a deep freeze...

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Categories: iceland, nature
Form: Haiku
Not All Who Wander Are Lost
Not all who wander are lost
Even though that's how it seems
They may just be on a journey
To fulfil their lifelong dreams

They've worked most of their...

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Categories: iceland, age, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On The Ice Rink
a figure of eight

on the ice-rink in Iceland

a twirl of our Kate...

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© Julia Ward  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iceland, sports,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member The Nature of Man. Co-written with Carolyn Devonshire
My molten core is bursting at the seams
Billowing ash and smoke circle above
Volcanic eruptions are on the rise
Intense balls of fire I toss from my...

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Categories: iceland, natureself, self,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Voting With Our Feet
It seemed to me,
when I was eight,
U.S. Christian disciples and teachers
had been given so much grace

And had fundamentally boiled it down
to settling for such small...

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Categories: iceland, community, destiny, earth, happiness, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Nature Is Stubborn
Nature Is Stubborn


See where its siblings are abundantly born
You will concede Nature is wisely stubborn;

On a parched desert that gives no reward
Cactus’s juicy, naked legs...

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Categories: iceland,
Form: Couplet