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Best January Poems

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

Premium Member Hello, January, We Need To Talk
I've been waiting up late for you,
watching the clock like a featured film.
Suspense waits no longer.
Here you arrive at 12 am
with a firework's bang.
At this...

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Categories: january, change, character, forgiveness, hello,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member - JANUARY -

A freezing cold evening

Where the stars shining bright

With frost blade flanks

From mouth and nose steam

In the clear silence

White untrodden snows

Nature's frozen pulse

Sleep like a little...

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Categories: beauty, january, nature, winter,
Form: Verse
A New January Has Begun
Hello January it's been a year
Now it's time for you to share
All the wonder and great things
This special time of year brings
Soft white snowflakes that...

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Categories: fun, january, weather, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Joyful celebrations herald the New Year
Auld Lang Syne sung with those held dear
New Year resolutions have been made
Upbeat about diet … until you get weighed

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Categories: january, new year,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member - Haiku X 142 - January Snow -


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Categories: january, snow,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member January
Juggernaut winds howling south;
Arctic colds, chill, in their mouths.
No respite through winter days
Unless north creep sunshine’s rays.
And the groundhog comes too late
Relegating to its fate

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Categories: animal, fate, january, nature,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member January Sunrise
January Sunrise

Arresting carnations through divulged eyes,
o'er bursting citrus stretching a punchbowl
--drapes prized quilt of January's Sunrise.

Underneath confident amorphous skies,
a year dawns, snowdrops grow in icy...

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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: january,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member - Haiku X 121 - January Snow -

screaming in snow storm

so reckless without mercy

existence hard fight

- 17.01.2018
- Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
- Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
- - Haiku...

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Categories: january, snow, winter,
Form: Haiku

stardom of the year
on its welcoming music
ushers our new dreams

culminate great task
snog the sweet and bitter past
cool somersault starts

blow New Year's trumpets 
commence it with...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: january,
Form: Haiku
Jan You Wary
The Russians, of course, think its cool
To jump in an icy-cold pool
But I'm not a fool
And made a Mule Rule:
Dive only where warmth greets my...

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Categories: humor, january,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Non-Resolver
I’ve been watching my weight since 14,
but with all of the diets I’ve seen,
they’ve become a big no-no.
This here dieting yo-yo
has stopped trying to be...

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Categories: funny, january, new year,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A New Year Foretold

                  This New Year has been foretold.

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Categories: fate, god, inspirational, january,
Form: Rhyme
Leopards -Rhyming Haiku-
Sneak up on their prey
very silent and deadly
don't get in their way.

Copyright © Cynthia Jones

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Categories: animal, imagery, inspiration, january,
Form: Haiku
Tear of Joy or Sorrow

How could you distinguish between a tear of joy and sorrow~~

blank page of a diary with dry teardrops asked me this question,

the answer was not...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confusion, imagination, january,
Form: Sijo
Sea of Dreams
She drifted on black starlit glass
beneath the full moon bright
captivated by the beauty of
the tranquil, lovely light
floating on the gentle waves
the stars kissed her goodnight

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Categories: childhood, fantasy, january, journey,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Jan Allison Happy Birthday to YOU La breith sona dhuit
Là breith sona dhuit

My best kilt I wear so very proud
Me pipes are flowing of music loud
The glens and thistle I bring them to you

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Categories: angel, birthday, celebration, january,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Crater Lake
Crater Lake

Looking down high above in sunny skies
A view through aircraft window down below...
A sublime scene of beauty cast in eyes
Of a crater lake, crowned...

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Categories: beautiful, january, snow, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Dazzling like a sparkling green diamond
Eyes lit up when I opened the velvet box!
My birthstone for Aquarius is garnet 
Almandine is most common form with...

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Categories: birthday, color, green, january,
Form: Acrostic
Saturday Fight Night
Battered and bruised mommy cries as she tries to cover her black eyes.
But mommy doesn't see daddy as her demise.
One January 25 mommy and daddy...

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Categories: january, socialfor her, baby, heart,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Tree of Oranges
A day’s routine so easily holds me captive.
I confess to mindless, museless departures,
Brainless unpoetic habits so unreflective,
That I cannot dwell in momentary textures. 

But January...

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Categories: fruit, january, muse, passion,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The First Six Months

     The First Six Months

     January, you remind me to close the door to yesteryear 

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Categories: april, february, january, june,
Form: Free verse
Auld Lang Syne the most sung New Years Eve song
“Auld Lang Syne” - the most-sung New Year's Eve song

Courtesy Robert Burns
circa  (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796)
the National Bard,
Bard of Ayrshire
and the...

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Categories: january, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
A Fox In Socks -Triplet-
A fox in socks 
plays with a box 
upon her head, she has gold locks. 

Copyright © Cynthia Jones 

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Categories: imagery, inspiration, january, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member As Time Goes on
The days of March are dark and drear.
In April rain clouds still appear.
By May the weatherman we cheer,
And June is here, and June is here.


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Categories: january, april, august, december, february,
Form: Monorhyme
Two Haiku
Strokes after midnight
received a distant sad news
a swallow has flown

Watch over us dear
I kept my prayers for you
frosted in flowers...

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Categories: bereavement, family, january, metaphor,
Form: Haiku