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Best Igneous Poems

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

Igneous rock
Sedimentary and metamorphic rock
From earths mantle or crust
Host of tungsten granites and diorites

Intrusive extrusive and hypabyssal
Of batholths sills and dikes
Eruptions of subaerial volcanoes

Continental crust 

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: igneous, faith
Form: I do not know?

Muted Blue
I'll hold this place for her loving faintly-
fragile, and tepid outer layer veils so thinly
a gorgeous core shining bright and quietly
  Her eyes say...

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Categories: igneous, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There Winter Lonely Fallows Deeply Dream
There Winter Lonely Fallows Deeply Dream

Long after that ripe golden sunset gleam
Cool silvery tones, wavering light;
Then winter lonely fallows deeply dream
Into the grayish ghostliness of...

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Categories: igneous, appreciation, art, beauty, imagery, mountains, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Recollections from the golden Cree II
Past unconcerned hens that distractedly 
Under frowning protestations from the
Sheltered Lee;
Into the cloaked shadows lain across the 
Cobbled courtyard,
Behind which squats the twisted form of

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Categories: igneous, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beinn Nibheis - Scene 1
I sit and pause, looking at the sky blue ceiling above me. White vapour cotton wool clouds
gently float like water lilies on an upside down...

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Categories: igneous, animals, inspirational, nature, places, seasonsme, weather,
Form: Free verse

{spinning wheel}
spinning wheel.
round, round.
never ending.
your mind bending.
the wool turns to yarn.
from big to small.
circles over circles
stand still.
spinning wheel.
simple minded.
calm the mind.
work the fingers.
smooth thread.
rough ramouillet.
round, round.

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Categories: igneous, visionary
Form: Free verse
Inter the Cold

Fortress of peace ... 
dark entrance
Graduated depths,
steps icy

No more emotional eruptions
just volcanic slumber — 
Something inside has died

Quiet brood ... 
at what price came this...

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Categories: igneous, allusion, imagery, loneliness, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN THE SMALL HOURS - Wole Soyinka
Blue diaphane, tobacco smoke
 Serpentine on wet film and wood glaze,
 Mutes chrome, wreathes velvet drapes, 
Dims the cave of mirrors. 
Ghost fingers
 Comb seaweed...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: igneous, heart,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Great Fish Maui Snared
With canoe and hook of a jaw-bone
 below a great fish Maui snared;
and his brothers half-crazed behaving
 leapt and gouged in frenzy craving.
From Palliser Bay...

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Categories: igneous, places, travel,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Set in Stone
Petrology, geology, call it what you may
Minerals of many are around us every day
Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic are the main
Their seams grace our planet, they are...

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Categories: igneous, nature
Form: Quatrain
The colors in your sweater
do not grow here
but bloom without regard
in the mirror of your cheeks

We ran with arching strides
through seas of igneous poetry

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Categories: igneous, childhood, nature
Form: Quatrain
Try to open your third eye
Sharp your sixth sense
You can clearly see
This earth is still passing through ice-age.

People would say
This summer was the hottest ever!

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Categories: igneous, beauty, motivation, mystery, myth, nature, winter,
Form: Free verse
On rock, paper and scissors
i refuse to believe that paper could ever
there are those 
(in fact you may be one)
that swear by this game of chance 
to make...

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Categories: igneous, life
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Deep Ocean Bubble People
Deep below the ocean's surface volcanic vents do spew,
Fumes of pressurized oxygen with their bubbly molten brew.

Down where the water's pressure is denser than that...

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Categories: igneous, earth, life, love, ocean, paradise, society,
Form: Couplet
Dancing On The Edge Of A Pin
She was a tiny angel of a woman
mindlessly moving, in a chemical faze
her heart baracaded, tormented
from her long, lonely days 
while dancing on the edge...

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Categories: igneous, confusion, death, depression, life, loss, sad,
Form: Rhyme
The Truth Remains
When the darkness dies
with every morning sunrise
always the truth remains

When the murky skies
of deception and lies
are made clear by winds of levity

Then all the smoggy...

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Categories: igneous, christian, religion, religious, spiritual, truth,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Diamonds on the Grass

This morning there were diamonds on the grass
Spreading ‘cross the field their scintillation
Look away and in an instant they would pass
These jewels...

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Categories: igneous, beautiful, creation, inspirational, life, morning, nature,
Form: Verse
Chemical Compounds
A Chemical Compound
in an orderly manner.
They're found on the ground,
classified by a scanner.

An outcrop in Costa-Rica -
many of these contain Silica.
Some are even Volcanic-
explosions are...

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Categories: igneous, change, creation, earth, nature, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
China Tour Diary Moment #1


Sunday morning flight to Kunming city;
East bound to explore vignettes of China;
New vistas to sight, postcard memories;
Feast visual galore on...

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Categories: igneous, blessing,
Form: Rhyme
The Night Sky
In the night sky of floating

ice, burning rocks, emerges

a disk of pale quartz, lit

by halcyon sun lamp;

in the wings, floodlights-

glassy emanations of

white diamonds squeeze

from the...

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Categories: igneous, sky,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Kissing Poetic Limbo Good-Bye
To Kissing Poetic Limbo Good-Bye 
Because Silence Is No Longer Welcomed

Sitting here
in igneous space
wrestling with naked thoughts
finds me face to face
with sad beauty:
the navel of...

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Categories: igneous, allegory, analogy, beauty, imagery, metaphor, poems,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Shadow
I have a friend yeah a subconscious one
Always following me in the days vibrant sun.
He's very very like me from the heels to the head

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Categories: igneous, character, deep, faith, heart, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love, Tousled - Love Snippets 1

Handfuls ...
Fine argyle pleats
Your breath burns ...

You are black flame ...
Coursing veins - permeating all
Pounding music throbs, carnal
Tempo set to your sway ...

With you ......

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Categories: igneous, love, passion, romance, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Stand above sea level, rise as earth shifts.
Watch the land bow, amidst continental drifts.
All that you surround lie in shadows below.
Here hills on active ground,...

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Categories: igneous, education, imagination, nature, science, water, earth,
Form: Free verse
A Freezing Night
It's so cold, a freezing night
Invisible wind blows, through the leaves
Creates natural songs, leads a dream to next start

A hectic day, passed away
High hopes raise...

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© nur holis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: igneous, hope, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse