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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 Weeping Mist Lento Poetry
Weep the clouds, a somber pall,
deep the veil, soft cooling mist.
Creep and drip from the vines,
steep the world in ghostly mist.

Sweep along the garden wall,

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Categories: lento, nature
Form: Quatrain

Perfect rain dance---Lento poetry
Cold rain drops on your face
boldly touch your lips with bliss 
hold my hand, let's do a rain dance
old memories ignite our first kiss.

Get closer...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lento, nature, romance, rain, rain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fragrance of Rain- A lento
Form Lento is not included in PS's list, So I have named it rhyme. Please see the 
form Lento explained below the poem)

Fragrance of Rain...

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Categories: lento, rain, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Random Thoughts 59 The Lento

"A Lento consists of two quatrains with a fixed rhyme scheme of abcb, defe as the second 
and forth lines of each stanza must rhyme....

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Categories: lento, fantasy, people, satire,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member My Secret Garden, Coin of Dreams
Darkness lies behind the locked gate
Vastness is what’s beyond the wall
Crassness delves into my longed soul
Fondness it makes a great heart call

Key to the gate...

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Categories: lento, dream, garden,
Form: Rhyme

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


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Categories: love, marriage, valentines day,
Form: Lento
Premium Member Beach Poet
Arm over arm, I glide my body through 
warm, glistening water near the beach. No
harm can come here; Sun’s my lucky
charm; my skin and hair...

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Categories: lento, on writing and words, seasons,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Musical line
With pegs and pins in a bucket that’s full, 
She hangs her music to dry,
Where it hums a tune majestically soft, 
And it hums it...

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Categories: lento, imagery, music, symbolism,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Sweet death
Sweet death, have me tarry not,
greet me, for comes the morn.
Cheat the sun, that I may sleep,
complete as if ne'er born.

Entreat, do I, your embrace.

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Categories: lento, death, me,
Form: Verse
Love Rippled
Don't wake me from the dream, if this is a dream
Throne we shall sit, when we celebrate life after scar
Alone in my sanity more or...

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Categories: lento, life, love, me,
Form: I do not know?
First Spring Flowers
Die ersten Frühlingsbumen / First Spring Flowers / Primeras flores de primavera  

Langsames Erwachen
Die ersten Frühlingsblumen
Und eine Amsel

Slow Awakening
The first spring flowers
And a blackbird...

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Categories: lento, naturespring, spring,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Musicianship
(3 May 2014;  For my son Steven, an ACCOMPLISHED guitarist)

Real musicianship can truly drive you nuts—
There really are no “ifs”, “ands”, or “buts”.

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Categories: lento, education, humor, inspiration, music, student, technology,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Cold Morning
Glow of full moon, calls in the wild
Flow of mist  surrounds my sight
Snow flakes gently cling
Blow ice crystals on frosty night.

Freeze landscape , icicles...

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Categories: lento, snow,
Form: I do not know?
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,
Form: Lento

Let the flood of my tears drown this day
And soar my spirit to the base of tartarus…!

O Cupid…come Pothos and Himeros
Where are thy...

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Categories: lento, break up, depression, emotions, hurt, life,
Form: Elegy
Farewell Kiss
Lips that knows no parting but bliss,   
Strips the soul of its wanton passion,  
Sips all what the lover will later miss,

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Categories: absence, feelings, love,
Form: Lento
The body summons the soul
And together they commune 
With breathe of burning ardour...

Compose baritone in concordance
Of larghetto soprano….

Mesh with pulsating beat
Of Deep throbbing heart 

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Categories: lento, desire, earth, imagination, longing, love, relationship,
Form: Free verse
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Categories: lento, happiness, nature
Form: Verse
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


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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, kids, humorous, imagination, poetry,
Form: Lento
Premium Member How To Make Your Woman Swoon
So your sweetheart seems to be less amorous these days?
Show her some attention, but for some added bliss,
know her and what makes her tick. All...

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Categories: lento, romance
Form: Rhyme
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, seasons,
Form: Lento
Premium Member Dancing Lights
Glow of lights dancing in the sky
Flow of movement in twilight
Grow visions of colorful hues
Throw star dust into the night.

Night prevails in magical glow
Height of...

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Categories: lento, nature,
Form: I do not know?
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,
Form: Lento
Premium Member Sipping Tea in the Mist
See the misty drizzle falling on the ocean
Tea steaming on your bungalow stove
Free particles of vapor evaporate
Tree limbs bow ‘neath raindrops as to shore you...

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Categories: lento, introspection, nature
Form: Verse
Almighty my treasure trove
Almighty my treasure trove

Kill my pride with your healing vision 
Fill me Lord with your softest love 
Till your words charge life into me...

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Categories: lento, inspirational, love, prayer, religious, me,
Form: Light Verse