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Best Idyll Poems

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

Premium Member Beach Idyll: Spencerian Stanza
Sheer lucid waves caress this oyster beach,
an aqua drowse viewed through a saffron lend,
and siren rip tides coax into a breach
as lambent grains of sand...

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Categories: idyll, beach, imagery,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Sea Idyll
In a world of conflict and scheming,
may I never awaken from dreaming
of someday being able to float
out -- out in my own little boat --

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Categories: idyll, fantasy, imagination, love, moon, nature, romance,
Form: Rhyme
An Idyll of the Past
I am of Maroon extraction, dear
My grandmother's grandfather fought
Without surrender or tanant of fear
And two times with Boukman caught
And twice unlike him escaped
To die in...

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Categories: idyll, historyme, child, me,
Form: Verse
Poet in Recluse
I relinquish my pen before the storm
of her tears falling upon my bare arm
her gentle whispering breathed in my ear
Muse of mine, adieu to your...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idyll, emotions, solitude,
Form: Rubaiyat
An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: idyll, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Rant
This town, this Silk Road had no toll to pay
yet from the east caravans again fill its
pharaonic marble and glass temples. Monolith

malls rise its clefts;...

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Categories: idyll, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Labyrinth
silk dreams

 weave a path
 of ancient memories

leading me towards a shared destiny 
with my ancestors

blessing me with visions
 they dreamt

and now I see

~inspired by...

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Categories: idyll, familyme,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Joy of Life
Open the windows.
Open the doors.
Let the glorious sunshine in.
Remove the dust.
From the floors.

Listen, the birds are singing.
A happy, happy tune.
In April, May and June.
Live life...

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Categories: idyll, happiness, nature, sea, hope,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Cathedral Spiritual
Pink and grey walls rise like castle parapets
Reflecting the sunrise in golden hues
I ride along the canyon to the sound of leather
Creaking softly in the...

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© Lena Pate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idyll, natureblue, blue,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Falling riffs like spangled gold,
And sounding drums seem to explode
A surge of tapping, dancing feet,
The piano’s notes, mon coeur entreat.
Cherie amour the air is ''sweet'',...

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Categories: idyll, allegory
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Secret Garden
*Secret Garden*

Go back to natural beauty, unwind
Bury and soak into this, I unsigh
Seein' a landscape, large and high
Seasonal flowers, anywhere so wild

Garden hums with life,...

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Categories: idyll, philosophy
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Aurora and Avalanche

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

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Categories: idyll, natural disasters,
Form: Couplet
A ribbon of blue snakes through the hills
Carving its path as it meanders along
Rushing and gushing down to the sea
Burbling and gurgling, hear it singing...

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Categories: idyll, nature, river,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member THE HIKE
Blossom of baby's breath,soft white
Dusted my shoes in the morning light;
Brushing gorse,crusted yellow
Over the stream with weeping willow;
Into the wood of rush patterned lace
Across a...

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Categories: idyll, nature,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
The Wreath, A Soldier Chronicle pt. 1
A fine mist, hovers close to the ground,
But it cannot be a fog.

It cannot be, it's a hundred and three,
This is desert, not a bog.


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Categories: idyll, inspirational, warsoldier,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)

In this sudden moment
I’ve a simple wish to walk about spreading love
Oh, the thought seems so...bright, so…sunny
Yet –...

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Categories: idyll, love,
Form: Free verse
I dream of a day
when there is total blending.
Like sombiant in host.
the self extension that is self.
Total penetration in each other.
The discussion of eyes,
the echo...

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Categories: idyll, introspection, love, nature, visionary,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
The Challenging Winds
As hurricane Katrina has came and gone, "the challenging winds can do no wrong".
As hurricane Katrina did left many dead and homeless, "the prompt of...

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Categories: idyll, art, passion,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
The Little House
The cat sat on the windowsill, 
And stirred a little in his sleep.
Each breath a cloud upon the glass 
And outside the snow was falling...

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© Sara Carr  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idyll, cat, home, memory, peace, snow,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
to my future daugter
 To my future daughter.
This world is a disgusting place
This world will not allow you to be fragile
I have grown to learn.
You and I are...

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Categories: idyll, baby, daughter, giving, poetry, poets, power,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member From St. Simon's island
I listen on the beach to the waves cascading,
Slapping, tossing the sand pebbles,
Creating swishing, swashing sounds,
I hear hissing, rustling sounds of the wind.

I see some...

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Categories: idyll, love, nostalgia,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
God's Immortal Peace
Alone in my living room, I am at peace
pondering Immanuel, incarnate God.
Moving to my garden where lilies speak peace;
they know an Intercessor who cares for...

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Categories: idyll, adventure, blessing, inspiration, peace,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Premium Member I Heard The Forest Speak

I sat upon a fallen tree
In the forest deep,
As I sat there watching,
Autumn fell about my feet.

Sunlight pierced the canopy,
And danced among the trees.
Dappling all,...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idyll, bird, joy, nature, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love Off-Sprung
  futures cavort below the horizon
  an expectant dawn glows, duly announcing the first born arrival
  tomorrow then forward smiles, feeling good

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: idyll, children, family, love, tribute,
Form: Verse
Where the Roses Weep
Where the roses weep and flood the beckoned heart,
  where the world is idyll and dark;
  we feel too much to sit still...

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Categories: idyll, life, love,
Form: Free verse