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Best Illumines Poems

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Premium Member A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter’s night
Two hearts were broken the crest of...

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Categories: illumines, fantasy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I didn't answer, I didn't need to

I didn’t answer, I didn’t need to

How did this happen,
amidst words, phrases,
stones skipped on poetic ponds
Not looking for or expecting
a touch to the heart, a...

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Categories: illumines, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Fairy named Twinkle

Find here a poem read throughout the ages,
passed down from elders to youngsters below
A mystical rhyme with a fairy tale ending
that maybe is true but...

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Categories: illumines, fairy, fantasy, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawning Desires - Repost


Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls

You breathe, softly, the...

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Categories: illumines, morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memorial Day
A street lamp illumines our rain soaked flag
as soft filtered shades of red white and blue
try to let sparkles of light glisten through.
Peace fills the...

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Categories: illumines, holiday, memorial day,
Form: Rhyme

His lucent light illumines her eyes
His face outshines the sun
His ethereal beauty unveils the skies
Her vibrant vision swiftly succumbs

Her silenced tongue, his intimate touch

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Categories: illumines, allegory, christian, god, heaven, kiss, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bound by the melody of the sea

Melodious tides serenade along a foam dipped coast line,
we drift as a single composed symphony,
seduced by a pounding surf, its sensuous rhythm pulsates
flooding our hearts,...

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Categories: illumines, love, ocean, passion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter Hands
A man’s chilled hands
In the depths of darkness...
Candle is shining
She approaches him, warming him up inside by holding him close to her. She tells him,...

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Categories: illumines, life, love, relationship, winter, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dawning Desires

Dawning Desires

Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls 

You breathe,...

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Categories: illumines, good morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member September's Winding Road
There is on a green hill, a winding road, 
Where September golden rods are blooming, 
Even the sandy path bears reflections 
A line of fence...

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Categories: illumines, nostalgia, school,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Moon Glow
Moon glow illumines 
      opaque clouds tonight.
I see a specter there 
     with long white hair

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Categories: illumines, moon,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sun Sparkles
Sun sparkles off the ground where water sits
Inspiration comes from each reflection
The stream goes and flows through some trees and bits
Land covers special portion and...

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Categories: illumines, light, red, sun, tree, yellow,
Form: Quatern

Deep was the night, layered in darkness,
When the moon hid her face behind an opaque veil.
In the breathless silence of the tranquil starkness
It seemed the...

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Categories: illumines, peace, night, moon, night,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member A Hospital Stay - Part VII, Finis

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Categories: illumines, angst, body, cancer, change, courage, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let His Love Shine - Candle Of Hope Style
~Let His  Love Shine ~
(Candle Of  Hope )

Love Hope 
Peace fill heart 
As walk with the Lord
In Him find best friend
May heart rejoice

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Categories: illumines, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Give Joy
Give Joy 

We shine in our lives
when others we seek to bless,
lightening their load.

Their joy illumines our souls,
we all share the light.


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Categories: illumines, blessing, giving, heart, hope, light,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Paddleboat on a Pond
Peacefully she sits on her paddleboat
In the sunlight she keeps herself afloat
She sees her reverse image on water
This allows her boat to teeter-totter

She places her...

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Categories: illumines, boat, life, water,
Form: Sonnet
Life on a pause
Destiny never announces to us our place of arrival
The streets, countries or cities
Sometimes our journey is by circumstance
Other times it is divine
At thirty eight years...

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Categories: illumines, inspirational, introspection, life, beautiful, me, people,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Behind the Folds


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Categories: illumines, hyperbole, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Tunnel of Trees
A meandering stretch of twenty miles
from hip Cross Village to Harbor Springs,
through hairpin turns and roller coaster dips,
we, the lovers of the lovely
travel through Michigan’s...

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Categories: illumines, nature, places
Form: Free verse
What Is Really Beauty
What Is Really Beauty?

Date: Sun, Dec 27 2015 at 12:26 AM

I don't you really know what is Beauty
It's not Make up your Body or Jewelry

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Categories: illumines, beautiful, eve, power, truth, uplifting, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On driving westward toward Versailles

wet cat impaled on telegraph poles
serrated ashbrown fur
tinged with flinting silver
a mirror blue
cut by guitar strings on a shining plate
bathed in molten evening shine

jet streaks...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illumines, introspection, october,
Form: Idyll (Idyl)
Chakra Two: Svadisthana--Sacral Place
Sunset--cool oceanscape.
Our feet pound the gritty ground
as our bodies swing around one another,
frenzied, heedless of decency. We whirl and
sway, enlivened by the rosy coral breeze

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Categories: illumines, dance, happiness, humanity, magic, moon, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IN DARKNESS

In darkness men walk, till God's knowledge, illumines their way! 

© Demetrios Trifiatis
     08 February 2016

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Categories: illumines, god, men, wisdom,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member The Taste of Bliss
Your face illumines the night
It fills my soul with delight
Your body pressed next to mine
Makes my world dazzle with light

There is no present nor past

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Categories: illumines, happiness, urdu, world, heart, heart, life,
Form: Rubaiyat