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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 They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Poe's Untimely Demise
Come close and learn the mystery
 buried o'er there on yonder hill.
 The truth revealed in whisp'ring wind
 was hid these past two centuries-

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Categories: london, addiction, anxiety, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ten Years Had Raced Into Oblivion's Cup
Second Poets Tribute Series, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Chained am I, to desolation's huge anchor
on its long black ship,...

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Categories: london, anger, art, dedication, fantasy, imagination, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-

Crimson Joy, L'Oreal Lips, DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear 
Mascara from beyond LONDON Bridges
Like the pretty face found in front of Vanity Fair

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Categories: london, abuse, addiction, adventure, clothes, fashion, happiness,
Form: Free verse

Waterloo Bridge
In London fog, the river stills.
In silver sleep, it cools and fills
with cobalt mist as dawn unfolds;
above the Thames, the sun bleeds gold.
Into the haze,...

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Categories: london, art, beauty,
Form: ekphrasis
Chopped III - Humor
i narrate me own story in a fake english accent. the bloody typewriter is 
broken, it can't capitalize. i'm out of coins for the heater. i can...

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Categories: london, humor, humorous,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: london, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Silly Rhyme
Little Miss Dumpty, satin and all
went to great London - to the Queen's ball.
With Prince she was smitten
but then lost her mitten -
frightened away, she...

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Categories: london, children, silly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Orient Express: Collaboration Poem By JaDazzle Jan Allison and Darren Watson
We hear the engine whistle 
The hissing of the steam 
The hairs on our necks begin to bristle 
As we meet the arrival of a...

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Categories: london, desire, journey, romance,
Form: Free verse
Harvest Homes
She says, you can tell America 
from the rest of the world 
by the color of the wallpaper, 
or lack thereof. 
That southern hospitality is...

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Categories: london, life,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member An Erin Adventure
It was an autumn day, fresh and crisp,
with a slight breeze blowing that made 
our cheeks rosy.  My Aunt Trix and I were
on the...

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Categories: london, adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
Tyburn Gallows

condemned man's last gasping, rasping breath,
hands on the noose clasping, grasping- death

(* Tyburn was the site of public hangings in London from the 12th century,

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, death,
Form: Tyburn
Premium Member Waif
Time to close up.  Everyone gone now but me.  Well, me and the stiff in the parlor.  Ten years and I still...

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Categories: london, death, forgiveness, hope,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Darfurian Girl

I enjoyed an almost idyllic childhood. This was marred only at the age of ten by my circumcision, a cruel and primitive custom among my...

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Categories: london, bereavement, character,
Form: Prose
What evil lurks in tiny minds
To do despicable acts
I wish we could predict with signs
And stop them in their tracks

Some think the world is now...

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Categories: london, community, courage, inspiration, evil,
Form: Rhyme
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: business, community, corruption, international, london, money,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Race
It’s not about the winning or losing
But how the race is run
To be in the Winners Circle
To bask in limelight’s fun 

It’s not about the...

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Categories: london, encouraging, inspirational, race,
Form: Rhyme
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
Premium Member Veras first poem
Hi everybody, my name is Vera as some of you already know, and I am the wife of Peter Duggan. I came on this site...

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Categories: london, anger, angst, change, war, drug,
Form: Narrative

As genial cheers weave spells in your presence
To enchant our eyes with jubilant scenes;
For conservative ways do  kindle wonders
Though few will say, all is...

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Categories: london, birthday, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Mum's Advice Ignored - "Don't Talk to Strangers!"
When I was young, an urban lass, and not gregarious,
I’d never dream of speaking to a stranger on a bus.

I’d sit, demure, my eyes downcast,...

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Categories: daughter, funny, motherlondon,
Form: Verse
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, dance, home,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Stone of Destiny
In 1296
Under Edward the first
Our destiny was stolen
My country cursed
In 1328 
There were talks of it's return
For six more centuries
We would wait and yearn


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Categories: london, dedication, history, inspirational, people, places, political
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To God be the glory - great things he has done
To God be the glory - great things he has done.

‘I am Eddie Rowlands, I became a Christian in 1985, at that time I also...

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Categories: london, god,
Form: Narrative