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Best Journey Poems

Below are the all-time best Journey poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of journey 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: journey, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme



Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: journey, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Hollow
I’ve been down to The Hollow, and I’ll never be the same,
So many have been taken there, yet never speak its name,
It’s a place as...

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Categories: journey, allegory, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: journey, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse



Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: journey, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Grandpa
 


The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.

He gazed upon a...

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Categories: journey, childhood, loss, sadold, child, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: journey, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member on the other side of cobblestone streets
to my kindred soul
...i know you are out there
somewhere on the other side
across cobblestone streets
that scorn my feet, like hearts
on the pathways and wrong turns
of...

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Categories: journey, destiny, dream, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: journey, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
How Do I Love Thee - Let Me Count The Ways

1.
and every time i see you it is for the first time 
still my heart skips a beat
and every time we kiss it is our first 
and...

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Categories: journey, love,
Form: List
SNOW GLOBE
Welcome to my ----- life
A beautiful broken aura
             Unsettled flakes
   ...

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Categories: confusion, death, dream, future, journey, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member if I had money
if I had all the money that I ever wanted,
               ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: journey, drug, introspection, universe,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Our Love is Eternal
Our soul's luminous light filters the depth of darkness
shining like a woven thread into the stillness of time
It was there where we met, in a...

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Categories: journey, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: journey, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Last letter
Oh my dearest love, how longingly I recall
Amorous wink of joy, teasing zealous eyes
When you held my hand on journey of life
And never let go...

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Categories: journey, farewell, goodbye, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sand Castle De Mal
~Sand Castle De Mal~

Beauty sails along the shores of life
Out there broken dreams form above sand dunes
Silent, God listens to the triumph of his creation



3-14-2015
3...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, beauty, deep, dream, hope, journey,
Form: Verse
Tonight I Could Paint A Moonlight
Tonight is not like other nights

Tonight I could paint a moonlight

with the smudged ink of my tears

No its not the inexperienced  arms of death

which...

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Categories: emotions, journey, life,
Form: Free verse
This Gypsy Soul
This gypsy soul is on the road
It leaves castles far behind
It abandons ghostly mist
which sabotages the caravan of life
It passes along the mountainside
 by golden...

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Categories: journey, absence, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: dance, growth, journey, lost love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member NULLARBOR
NULLARBOR

As darkness falls above the eastern skies,
with dawning shadows ending heartache’s woes.
Along the path wherein my future lies
behind the setting sun a light yet glows.
The...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, destiny, future, journey, nature, sunset,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Crow's Command

I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: adventure, courage, history, imagery, journey, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hot cider dreams


Fall glides in on the wings
of migrating monarchs,
stained glass visions seeking respite
from a tedious journey
signaling a change in our surroundings

Blushing, the complexion of November
slips from...

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Categories: journey, autumn, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunny Horizons
POTD 20 Dec 2018

Like sand in an hour glass
Time moves so fast
A precious commodity
Not meant to last

Measured in hours
Minutes unfold
Time waits for no man
So I’ve...

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Categories: journey, appreciation, farewell, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: journey, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance, sky, snow,
Form: Sonnet