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Best Lento Poems

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


Premium Member THIS VALENTINE OF MINE
Bliss - clouded windows of blue sky
Kiss my parted lips with moon shine
Miss me as the door divides us
This valentine of mine is so fine

Brand...

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Categories: love, marriage, valentines day,



Now i know
Lore set in my mind
And I understood why
Poor is riches when one is content
Hand me contentment to triumph over my fears

Ideal life for me was...

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Categories: conflict, happiness, lonely, philosophy,

Farewell Kiss
Lips that knows no parting but bliss,   
Strips the soul of its wanton passion,  
Sips all what the lover will later miss,
Ships...

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Categories: absence, feelings, love,

Kenn Nesbitt
Introducing Kenn Nesbitt, my choice for funny poet
Producing giggle poetry kids appreciate
Inducing guffaws that infect others with laughter
Sluicing silly nonsense on subjects kids can relate

Exciting...

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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, kids, humorous,

Old Tree
withering branches fall from the old tree
life has passed for the tree; children playing on its limbs
fire was started from its parts to warm up...

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© Betty Redd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, beautiful, change, children,

umbrella of love
Umbrella of Love. 
If you drive along the asphalted narrow road that runs
Parallel with the vine plants, turn left, you will see
A muddy road more...

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Categories: first love,

A-ha
Unwanted laughter spills out in unexpected times.
Unmatched destinies cross paths once in a while.
Unwonted qualities introduce themselves as mimes.
Unceasing affections refuse to travel anymore miles.

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Categories: cute love, destiny, feelings,

The Binding
Abraham wrapped his robe about him,
Laced his sandals upon his feet,
Took his staff in his hand,
And started off down the path
To the place of which...

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Categories: humanity, religious, violence,

Serenade
The flairs ‘n radiances 
Elegances beyond my senses 
The charms ‘n serenities 
Beauties endless marvelous 
Beauties, valhallain marvelous
Allurs, colors charms 
Soft, fragile ‘n tender 
Gentle,...

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Categories: class,

THE ROSE
The tiny fresh bud in my garden,
Slowly bloomed into a bright rose,
Spreading exquisite fragrance all around,
That’s what it decided and chose.

Holding its head high in...

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Categories: appreciation, rose,

ISTS - NEVER MIND THE OLOGIES
ISTS - NEVER MIND THE OLOGIES

agriculturists, working the land for sustenance
horticulturists cultivation of a magic garden flower
bio-cultureists landscape ecology, how to finance
aquaculturists cultivation of seaweed...

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Categories: science,

LET NATURE LEAD
LET NATURE LEAD
refine our ways… let nature lead
define the paths of all creation
aline the equilibrium… succeed
fine weather helps procreation…

should we continue to live a lie
would...

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Categories: pollution,

When your heart breaks
Your heart when it breaks
Yonder clouds enter the eyes
Under test the trust wrecks
Flower called love soon dies.

Your heart when it breaks
Near melts in distant crowd
Answer...

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Categories: heartbreak, lost love,

Angry eyes
Unclosed eyes spew anger stern
Unstoked smokeless fire of the wild
Unclasped lost togetherness burns
Uncleaned ashes cover soiled mind.

Fiery disdain the bloody eyes spray
Scary voice threatens harsh...

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Categories: anger, heartbroken, relationship,

Enter Your Own Competition
Poetry contest I have now decided to soon sponsor
Try and write an original poem in any form for me
Why spirituality is an important and essential...

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Categories: devotion, god, poetry,

Depression
Depression is my only song
Transgression with poetic verse
Nonaggression where it may belong
Suppression of feelings of self worth

Days I have spent locked in my mind
Ways to...

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Categories: anger, angst, confusion, dark,

END JAN 2018 STANDARD CONTEST - TRUE LOVE
TRUE LOVE
~~~~~~~~~~~~

Delight, when friendship turns into true love.

Spite, when friends do not always agree.

Might, when true love fits like a warm glove.

Fright, when the friendship...

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Categories: friendship, true love,

REALITY
What is real here in this world?
Am I real, my emotions, my pain and sorrow?
Or is my smile and laughter, the happiness borrowed?
What is real...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure,

PRAYER
Lord, when I worry about the bills,
Knowing I don't have money-making skills,
Please be my complete provider,
As well as my ever present minder.
When my life knocks...

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© Don Bukana  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, angel,

Wedding
I see her coming down the aisle
Her dress as white as snow

All faces shining now with tears
And me like Romeo 

I stood pretending to be...

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Categories: marriage,

TRUTH
TRUTH

dove, it never was of peace, of dryland found.
shove, some need it to get them off the mark.
love, affection for whatever; each other, sound.
above all...

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Categories: truth,

Premium Member REJECTION
Supporting are my truthful words;
Confessing all my love to you,
Longing to tell you how I felt,
Confessing it was a breakthrough.

Regretfully you did not feel the...

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Categories: break up, emotions,

Premium Member Hearsay
The exploits of some men
when it comes to women
are mostly hearsay –
not exactly what those men
like to hear other men say....

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Categories: humor,