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Best Illustrious Poems

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Five Stars
*Dedicated to Andrea Dietrich, Caleb Smith, Isaiah Zerbst, Anne Currin, and Eileen Ghali

I'll start with illustrious Andrea,
our talented sonneteer.
She peppers our poems with kindness, 
with...

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Categories: illustrious, dedication, poems,
Form: Quatrain



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: illustrious, love, mystery, romance, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play, Poet Dedication Series
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE-- Number One- (INSPIRED BY AND FROM HIS FROST AT MIDNIGHT POEM).

(1.)

O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play,
Poet Dedication...

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Categories: illustrious, allusion, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Armadilly Billy, The Slingshot Kidster
Armadilly came galloping into Troll Lake, bent on seeking a new life, to unwind.
He’d rode out of the Badlands, leaving only a trail of blowing...

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Categories: illustrious, adventure, fantasy, funny, imagination, leaving, uplifting,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Heavens' Doorway
One day there was an accident, and to heavens gate I was called.
As an angel sat down beside me, upon the bed I had been...

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Categories: illustrious, death, faith, god, life, me, pain,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Snoopy, The Red Baron, and Dragon
Dragon fell asleep at his nappy time, and his dreams were so sublime.
He’d just heard the song, ‘Snoopy Vs The Red Baron’, one more time.
That...

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Categories: illustrious, appreciation, courage, dedication, devotion, freedom, inspiration,
Form: Light Verse
Lovely Rose
Why is a rose a symbol of love?
Is it the lushious velvety red color?
Is it the beautiful spiral the petals make?
Or is it the gestures...

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Categories: illustrious, analogy, destiny, for her, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sentinel
A sun reminds them through a dark cloud, 
long before we are even asleep, or the moon is awake
and they reply, like guardians of simmering,...

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Categories: illustrious, light, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dragon Day Celebration:Running of the Dragons
I cried: Dragon I beseech Thee… Not to tempt me with your crazy ways!
Yet here I am, always… again… caught in your vortex every, single...

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Categories: illustrious, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Flower and the Hummingbird

Not too long ago, and being so small,
                 ...

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Categories: illustrious, bird, flower, friendship, metaphor, nature,
Form: Lyric
At The Edge Of A Dream
Bright are the hues in springtime's overflow
The sad winds proceeds thro' the sensuous room
The flowering garden kept gently reciting
The flowing notes 'neath the sun shaped...

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Categories: illustrious, beauty, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Spectacular Skies
Scene of such grand pageantry, men flock to view in legions.
Phenomenon to behold in most Northern of Earth's regions.
Energies of atmospheric particles meet and burst...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrious, beautiful,
Form: Acrostic
The minstrel and the rubbish
The minstrel and the rubbish
	To a homeless in N.Y., who had a guitar to keep him company
        ...

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Categories: illustrious, allegory, faith, hope, philosophy, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Flower and the Hummingbird
Not too long ago, and being so small,
I knew of my purpose nothing at all.

          ...

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Categories: illustrious, nature,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member VAN GOGH


Well over a hundred years ago
The illustrious Vincent Willem Van Gogh
A genius somewhat like Michelangelo
With thousands of artworks in his cluttered studio
From the sublime to...

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Categories: illustrious, art, celebrity, irony, mental illness, passion,
Form: Monorhyme
Off the Shelf
I've been sitting up here day after day and months on end, and please, let's not talk about years
I watch you stare at me when...

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Categories: illustrious, destiny, growth, inspirational, motivation, today, uplifting,
Form: Concrete
With a Kiss
~ (~) In-the-moonlight from here echos carry far. Grace lays beside innocence amid the 
shadows of love the measure of its hope, tranquility, delivered. (~)...

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© James Long  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrious, inspirationalme, love, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Summer's Farewell
On a fading stage of August
Lady summer reluctantly sheds
Her emerald robes of a dying season
As the blazing Autumn stands
In the wings 
Adorned in her gown
Of...

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Categories: illustrious, natureautumn,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Writer's Thought Process
Illustrious? Too sophisticated.
Advanced? Sounds too modern.
Awkward? Not in the mood yet.
Animalistic? A nice ring, bereft of a special ring.
Will consider it for later though. Jotting...

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Categories: illustrious, writing,
Form: Free verse
Twas the night before Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas and at the North Pole
The reindeer were prancing and ready to roll.
Illustrious Rudolph had polished his nose
To honour tradition which...

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Categories: illustrious, christmas, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Suns Generosity
 Night fades away swiftly as brother Sun opens his illustrious eyes; how they glow through the puffball clouds, to enliven the day.  He...

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Categories: illustrious, appreciation, beautiful, earth, environment, light, nature,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Poetry Soup Has Soul
PoetrySoup has illustrious wordsmiths,
	Helpers, counselors, encouragers. Human muses.
I jumped on this site with eagerness, not daring to hope for
			Even a partial bit of what I...

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Categories: illustrious, how i feel, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE

In modern English people time, when the world was full of eminent joy, there lived a man of prestige who was...

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Categories: illustrious, culture, humanity, i am, identity, image,
Form: Imagism
Ode to Athena
Athena
the dutiful daughter standing behind her father
in lightning thick with aegis assurance
read to protect her family
and counselling them times of need

Athena, the grey eyed goddess
who...

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Categories: illustrious, allegory, philosophy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Tranquillity

The ultimate compassionate
sensation resonates beyond
daily circumstances, travails

It is calming serenity
tapered by lustful indulgences
tempting peacefulness

You wonder how such blessings
could have been bestowed
upon a common utilitarian

personality rife...

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Categories: illustrious, emotions, imagery, inspirational, solitude,
Form: Free verse