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Best Ireland Poems

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

Premium Member Grace
Oliver and Grace were planning to wed
At a church in Dublin on Easter day
They put on hold and chose to fight instead
For the fight for...

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Categories: ireland, love, war,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Plato and Socrates
Dramatic prose for the pompous asses
I throw my Platos at you
If you come any closer
I will Socrates you right in the nose
Demands, demands!!!! The clowns...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, humorous, ireland, universe,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member The Glory of Green
The Glory of Green

Green hues denote the healing of our earth,
That special season of springtime’s rebirth.

Green grasses growing o’er the hillside's face,
Embracing greening trees in...

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Categories: daffodils, green, ireland, spring,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Hanging
The jury was unanimous
Twelve cried out justice
It was just before the changing hour
The hanging planned for quarter past midnight or so
The moon was full, the...

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Categories: betrayal, depression, evil, ireland, philosophy, psychological,
Form: Verse
Premium Member An Irish Leprechaun
There was once an elf who learnt how to brew
a full-bodied beer and cook Irish stew.
He mixed them both together
with whisky for good measure.
When BANG...

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Categories: drink, food, fun, ireland,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member The Cut
A country yearns industry
from assiduous minds revolutionary,
cities conceived with mind set and skill
yet lay insipid in the body of Britannia
those in need of life’s blood,

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Categories: ireland, inspirational, memorial,
Form: Free verse
Taste of Guinness, Scent of Heather: A Monotetra
Sunlit days I spent on the moor
Sweet Summer heather scents allure
Bathing in waves on Dublin's shore
Aye, Irish lore       Aye,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Erin Adventure
It was an autumn day, fresh and crisp,
with a slight breeze blowing that made 
our cheeks rosy.  My Aunt Trix and I were
on the...

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Categories: adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Fields of Athenry

Irelands' famine, England chose to ignore
The potato blight caused devastation
Michael stole corn from a granary store
To stop loved ones dying from starvation.

Arrested and charged with...

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Categories: england, ireland, prison,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Erin Go Bragh
At Ben Bulben’s feet Sligo stands
The home of such creative hands

Where poet William Yeats did grow.
The Nobel Prize his poems did know.

On my trip to...

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Categories: ireland, history, life, people, places, travel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Dullahan Rides
Walk with me in the dank moonlight
through the chill, rising, storm
so we can grasp the majesty
of Dullahan still born.

Without heads his horse and he ride

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Categories: ireland, adventure, death, imagination, mystery, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Australia Down Under
Down under continent
Down low is Australia
Australia the big island
Australia sixth largest continent
Country whose desert known as outback
Country who has the largest reef
Reef called the Great...

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Categories: ireland, nature, weather,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member The Pub II
Inside pub steins stout magic spoke
‘neath genie wisps of bangle smoke
Brown cone cigars, deep chubby pipes
Aromatic spills to breach the night.
Music calls to muted songs...

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Categories: dedication, drink, friendship, ireland, music,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Irishman

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Categories: ireland, lifegod, me, god, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Seat of kings
A stone round standing fortress crowns forever beauty
The name translated to english Grianan means sunny spot or sun temple
The land bows down inspirational the view...

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Categories: beautiful, green, inspirational, ireland,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Burning
The Burning

It was seven days and seven nights
Or there abouts, I was not so sure
Life was shrouded in the darkness not at all pure
I lost...

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Categories: ireland, angel, angst, goodbye, suicide, valentines day,
Form: Verse
3 Haiku
In January 2007 the fishing trawler, 'Pere Charles'was lost off Dunmore East. Co Waterford, 
Ireland, with the loss of five fishermen. I knew four of...

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Categories: ireland, naturewater, water,
Form: Haiku
I Am So Tired
I am tired of counting the red dwarf stars in the Milky Way.
I am tired of counting the 7 years of grain in Pharaoh's silos.

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© Beryl Dov  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement, dark, death, depression, eulogy, ireland,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The attribute of the strong, not for the weak-w
To err is human, to persist is the devil’s way
God forgives us, so some act in a godlike way 
Though seems difficult, but a good...

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Categories: ireland, cancer, introspection,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member Dear Bobby McGee
In a horrible dull monotone

Bobby spoke, and his girlfriend would moan,

“No kisses from me,

dear Bobby McGee

till you first kiss the old Blarney Stone.”

Written March 15,...

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Categories: ireland,
Form: Limerick
In a stone cottage surrounded by trees,
I live here listening to birds and bees.
The cock crows each morn, wakens me at dawn.
I curse the beast,...

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Categories: ireland, home, house, how i feel,
Form: Sonnet
Erins Green Isle 1798
   They live in fear in Ireland.
   Their sin is ' wearing of the green.'
   St. Patricks shamrock is...

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Categories: ireland,
Form: Rhyme
Cherry blossoms stargaze as spring air comes;
East and west cross at Bells of Ireland: warm and calm;
Welling slowly to cede: tender sage thoughts,
Upon two hearts...

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Categories: ireland, flower, happy, love, romantic, wedding,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Maiden Voyage
She leaves Southampton
This Titanic ship
Her maiden voyage
New York trip
Channel crossings to Cherbourg, France
To Queenstown in Ireland
Where passengers dance
To some, a new life awaits
The future...

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Categories: ireland, history, life, loss, sea
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Leprechauns Gold
Walking along the path of the Leprechaun,
was the greenest grass I've ever walked on.
The sound of a harp whistled through the trees.
A little wood nymph...

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Categories: ireland, fantasy, spring, me, me,
Form: Rhyme