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Best Incense Poems

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


Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: incense, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Midnight Romance
Midnight Romance

Dusk falls quickly on cerulean skies
Day morphs from ash of roses to sable
Our love's vision flashes before my eyes
Midnight romance, like an ancient fable

Charcoal...

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Categories: incense, desire, dream, imagery, longing, romantic,
Form: Sonnet
Magic
Enchantment of magic’s sweet passion has bound me
With minutes and hours I now must reclaim;
Spellbound, love calls to the spirits around me
And drifts into dreams...

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Categories: incense, love, heart, song, green, heart, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sold
There is no difference,
the saints whisper and every enemy and ally
wake to forever’s difference,
that neither knee nor tongue will deny.

Doubt bit into Innocence and sold
the...

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Categories: incense, bible, christian, corruption, god, history, loss,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member TEMPLES OF ANGKOR WAT


sari of morn floats

draping temples with orchids,

as Angkor Wat blows its mist

to flame coned incense;

and in the still of homage

pilgrims wander with their gods.


Angkor Wat,...

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Categories: incense, blessing, places,
Form: Choka



Premium Member Make Love To Me In That Ancient Place
The Bedouins, bequeathed with the sacred beauty of paradise harsh,
trusted guardians of jealous gorges and gifted groves
lead me from the Wadi Musa to the humble...

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Categories: incense, adventure, desire, history, love,
Form: Epic
GOD
GOD

I praise him
I kneel before him
I lay and pray and go to sleep
Knowing his eyes are upon my dreams
Like incense that runs, through the air
He...

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Categories: incense, addiction, beauty, body, care, dedication, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FLAVORS OF HER ESSENCE

A woman's soul, is it as porous
as the air that breaks the water and earth
apart from each other?

In the slither of liquid contours,
this maiden's essence...

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Categories: incense, image, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member KARMA


Fluted hands angle on knees as glimpses 
sort the knitted threads of a late afternoon
where gathering of blooms abide.
Almost friendless, a man inhabits his space
ready...

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Categories: incense, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY OWN WAY


Along this season’s mid quarter-time,
I find myself wandering between 
The raw of night’s wanton  pleasure
And the sacredness from morn awakened:
Late evenings replay a dancing...

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Categories: incense, adventure, life, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Bother
The clock chastises me,
as painted petals bloom brilliance
in illuminated wonder that attempts 
escape from the hidden crevices
deep within my beleaguered mind.

The beauty I seek is...

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Categories: incense, how i feel, humor, self, words,
Form: I do not know?
Fingered
Chamber of secrets
Locked in wisps of steel incense
Swabbed sulfur din...

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Categories: incense, allegory, life, mystery,
Form: Senryu
and again
And again 

I miss the nothingness

And again

I yearn for something 

which isn't there

Never was 

and Never will be

And again

the tear of joy

becomes

a drop of myrth

upon...

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Categories: incense, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Five Senses
Reminiscing a Future

Taste of my Teddy bear suckling comfort
                ...

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Categories: incense, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ---you knew
…you knew

No one should know the things I know,
nor bear the scars of such knowledge,
nor should they be forced by circumstance
to discard all of memory’s...

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Categories: incense, abuse, betrayal, children, religion,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sandalwood
They are playing that song again,
One that reminds me of you,
It is coming to me in the soft morning wind
from a place long ago, that...

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Categories: incense, friend, longing, nostalgia, women,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member - Bethlehem -


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Categories: incense, baby, bible, birth, birthday, celebration,
Form: Shape
The Obeah Woman
The Obeah Woman

Heavy musty air reeks with the Obeah Woman’s pungent perfume, 
sweat, burnt incense, bitter roots, and swirling black smoke,
dim light from a waning...

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Categories: incense, magic, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Wolf Song
When air is still and dread silence suffocates
death violates esteemed sylvan sanctity—
whose jealous eye in malice deprecates,
absent demur, spurns all that ought to be.

Sussurus raised...

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Categories: incense, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Silence Ascending
She bends color and cuts light
Her hands extend like quickening thoughts, 
Shaping phrases into choral voices
Eyes scan vastly across the echoing green canyons of possibility
And...

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Categories: incense, emotions, pain, romance, romantic, silence, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Many Lifetimes
Incarnations of many lifetimes
sweep before me...
Liberating my soul's chants 
As universal notes of music
Float on vibrant strands of color, 
Phasing purple, pure and light, 
In...

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Categories: incense, allusion, assonance, birth, death, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Spring Easter Haiku
the chickadee tweets
I eat my breakfast
without an egg


wings flutter 
upon melting icicles
first glimpse of Spring


Grandma's garden
a missing rose lay
on her stone

Incense wafts
amongst the silent...

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Categories: incense, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Happy Birthday to a Priceless Poetess
Realy, you are a romantic rose with rare radiance, in 
fact, you are a fine flower with fair fragrance, always, an 
awesome...angel with art allurance,...

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Categories: incense, dedication
Form: Rhyme
Harlem Blues
It's night now in harlem, time to explore
Snakes are diurnal, rats love their nocturnal
Life, the subway is a swinging door.
A cockroach crawls before it falls
Catalectic...

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Categories: incense, black-african amerchildren, fairy, me, time,
Form: Free verse
French Kiss
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Sheer black lace ~

* * *...

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Categories: incense, love, passion, romance
Form: Free verse