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Best London Poems

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


The tour of London begins
 In the streets of my mind,
  Through past and present
   Intrinsically entwined,
    Through people...

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Categories: london,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member London Town: Brick Lane
graffiti stares
and retro drips
beneath the
shoreditch sky

like those who watch
 - between their sips
the world and us
go by....

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Categories: london,
Form: Rhyme
She called herself London
On that day 
She fell from the sky
Child of apple blossoms
Dancing wildly
Into your mind

The snake that hung from her neck
Bites your hand

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Categories: london, angst, girlfriend-boyfriend, lost love,
Form: Ballad
London Bridge is Falling Down
London Bridge is falling down
for the sins of London's sons

Silver spoons that choose to fight
should never have the right of our heads bowed

Silence is for...

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Categories: anniversary, london, november, peace,
Form: I do not know?
A Praise To London
        A Praise to London

To all of London’s folks who travel each
     day on...

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Categories: uplifting, day, london,
Form: I do not know?

The City And The State Of Play Today

No one worries about morals today 
They follow the rules they create
So to them all is ok
Those on...

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Categories: london, business, community, corruption, international,
Form: Free verse
Jimi Hendrix
Electric poems reverberated,
Within the walls of a London abode.
A psychedelic haze fueled the gift,
That a creative heart was bestowed.

Far from his broomstick days,
Passionate strums…electrified the...

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Categories: historyheart, heart, london,
Form: Quatrain
Let me take you to Venice
passing through the canals
all the alleys and valleys
saying cheers,drinking wine 
whilst we dine,full moon  
lanternes lightning sweet Venice,
its the...

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Categories: london, lovedance, me, sweet, home,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Wonderland: Prologue
The west winds of springtime
Brought forth April showers
That rained on the pavements
Of Southwick for hours.

It was standing room only
And full to the brim
As people sought...

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Categories: character, literature, london,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Tale of Two Cities - Life Lesson
How thrilling was a novel long ago
I read for school: A Tale of Two Cities.
It tells of common people whose great woe
comes from the upper...

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Categories: london, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Lone Londoner
I look at this wonder, 
This art, 
The landscape behind her blushes, 
Lone Londoner, 
She defeats my love, 
Trumps my harmony, 
Warms my blood, 

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Categories: london,
Form: Free verse
Brain Station
It resembles the London Underground inside my messed up mind 
With a network of confusion 
And Tracks that twist and Wind 

Tunnels full of darkness...

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Categories: london, anxiety, confusion, depression, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Wimpole Street, Part 4 of 7
(Sir Frederick Treves, Victorian surgeon, has the
following claims to our respect: (1) he discovered
and cared for Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man":
(2) He followed the route...

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Categories: london,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member The Runaway
Lucy went to London
She couldn't stay at home 
She was a crazy mixed up kid
She felt lost and so alone

When Lucy got to London
The streets...

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Categories: girl, innocence, london, sad,
Form: Lyric
Within These Abandoned Stone Abbey Walls
Within these abandoned stone abbey walls
An old coffin can be seen on the site—
And strange sounds from the creatures of the night
Are heard echoing through...

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Categories: england, halloween, london, night,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Full English Breakfast
Toast and jam
Sausage, ham

Cap mushrooms
Red legumes


Eggs to try
Poach or fry

Breakfast tea
All for me

Tummy full
Last mouthful 

Happy tum
Yum, yum, yum!

Day dismal
Pink bismol...

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Categories: food, london,
Form: Rhyme
Great Britain
Royal family, regal, royalties,
England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are part of GB, Europe
Army, Air force, and Naval support
Treasures, tutoring, training

Buildings and gardens of significance
Rivers, rail...

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Categories: england, international, london, world,
Form: Acrostic
he is leaving home

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Categories: london, absence, angel, betrayal, business,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Olympic Games
How lucky I, to have the time
To watch Olympics all the day.
I have not written one small rhyme
For fear I’ll miss some of the play.


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Categories: fear, london, lost, rain,
Form: Pantoum
The Castle
In the green countryside of Wales,
A castle sits, dark and decaying,
It holds many ghostly tales,
That the locals keep relaying.

Surrounded by majestic, rolling hillsides,
Covered by a...

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Categories: london, dark, england, horror, ireland,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Dignity Of It All
The Dignity Of It All

Don’t look me in the eye
Don’t look at me and sigh
Or shake your head and wonder why

As I walk along the...

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Categories: appreciation, identity, london, pride,
Form: Verse
Kingdom Lost
In summertime, the ivy climbs,
and hides the castle wall.
The king dreams of late,
that the sea is so great,
and yet - his boat is so small.

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Categories: london, adventure, betrayal, change, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Chairs lined with stripes, 
green and white,
became ski jump ramps
for feelings, innocent and pure,
taking off from the edge
hoping to defy the gravity of fears. 


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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, beautiful, betrayal, blessing, cheer
Form: Verse
Can you feel me
Feel me standing there
on the draw bridge
that stands stubburn and erect
over the rushing waters blown by the wind
back and forth.
I listened to the crows
posted on...

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Categories: london, abuse, age, beautiful, blue,
Form: Romanticism
Thoughts Part Two
Finally sixteen!
Can't wait until the summer,
London fun begins!...

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Categories: birthday, england, fun, london,
Form: Haiku