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Best Map Poems

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

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: map, allegory, depression,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Blind Painter
There is a part of me missing
There is a part of me that shall never be
Inside of this dark sad brooding mind
Is the painter who...

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Categories: map, analogy, art, beautiful, dream, introspection, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Across the Wide
There are cities of sonnets to map
Quests of pantoums and villanelles 
To harness, and ride
Across the wide
Tangled grassland of gratuity
Unwritten, unruled
Anarchy of expression
Empty lines can...

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Categories: map, appreciation, poems, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Poem Is How I Feel
Sometimes on the road of life
	Change becomes the norm
		When you think, “The sky is true”
			The horizon brews a storm
Some storms last but a minute
	Like a...

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Categories: map, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
Midas Touch
~Do Not Trust a Word, He Says~

He speaks of sunken treasures the way no other man 
The map of his essence is drawn in the...

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Categories: map, fantasy, kiss, love, sexy, spoken word,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Philosopher's Stone
Do Not Trust a Word, she says

She speaks of sunken treasures the way no one else does
The map to her heart is drawn by the...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: map, art, deep, desire, lust, trust, woman,
Form: Alliteration
Tears of a hero

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Categories: map, emotions, inspirational, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member will you catch me
If I should reach out, will you take my hand,
and hold me ‘til I reach that promised land?
Will you stay with me after tears have...

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Categories: map, courage, depression, faith, loss, love,
Form: Sestina
A Winter Forest

A harsh wind bites.
The signals are there for those
who understand; those who can 
read the fauna and flora like a map.
Navigating through the forest…
through life.

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Categories: map, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Things I Don't Understand
There are things I don't understand
And would really like to know
Such as why they call it rush hour
And you move so freakin' slow

How come you...

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Categories: map, confusion, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: map, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken, holiday, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spirit dance of butterflies
Many, many years ago
when everything was new
There lived a lovely butterfly
her wings of brightest blue
Every day was happy as 
she fluttered all around
Visiting each precious...

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Categories: map, grief, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
The Pirates Life
    He stands upon the salty,slippery deck,
Yelling yaargh matey ,
with a halfhearted pirate drawl.
He's not to impressed with himself,
not an eyepatch or...

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Categories: map, adventure, funny, imagination, life, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stunning Revelations from Ancient Maps
Professor Hapgood’s studies on ancient maps were fixed
Einstein said his theories should be added to history’s mix
Perhaps it proved too big a leap for other...

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Categories: map, history, science, urbanlost, lost,
Form: Quatrain
This map has grown lines,
deep creases, curled corners,  
since you've been gone.
Tear-stains and fingerprints
mar its wrinkled pages like scars,
mocking markers 
of where you've gone.


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Categories: map, family, miss you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let Me Lead You, My Love
Take my hand and let me lead you
Let your strong hand be pliant 
In my soft and tiny one
Let me lead you

Enjoy the journey
Knowing my...

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Categories: map, dream, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fervor Of Our Love

dizzy, from my shameless lust 
i paint your mouth with mine.
nipping, brushing faces, 
breathing you like oxygen.

my fingers, my lips, my tongue 
upon your naked back
draw a map to...

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Categories: map, romance, romantic,
Form: Narrative
Swedish beauty
I'm a 
Swedish beauty
Born in 
With eyes 
so green
And cheek bones
so high
You wonder
at the structure
Of DNA gone by
My hair is silk
running through
the breeze
If you touch...

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Categories: map, animal, butterfly, dedication, deep, romantic, sensual,
Form: Free verse
I look into the mirror
And feel sad at what I see – 
A wrinkled replica of
A more vibrant, younger me.

On certain days, it’s not so...

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Categories: map, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Prognosticator
Wandering through the crystalline mists, 
is truly a revelation.
Dreamers merely dream, 
but seers roam misty, dark realms, 
to find the truths, which others would hide.


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Categories: map, change, poems, poetry, spiritual, visionary,
Form: Prose
Existential Reprise
Before I scarred the page
Raging what your letters cannot invent
Let me invite you to other books
I wrote before you owed me wage
For all maladjustment and...

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Categories: map, philosophyme, old, me, old, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano

"Dream 1: 4 Weeks in Positano"

Kisses long linger warm lips tasted intense
so sweet like cured Valencia Oranges
lips liquored triple sec not dry drunk on love

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Categories: map, dream, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Where is The Lover

“Where is the Lover?”

Where is your Lover?
He is in your smile
where he kissed you
when you were fast asleep
bodies pressed into
burning heat
the fruits of passion 

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Categories: map, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
From a mouthful of this morning’s eggs,
I pull bits of char from yesterday’s breakfast.
‘I had no chance to scrub the pan’, I plea with myself-

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Categories: map, angst, anxiety, child abuse, confusion, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Step Into The Dark
I step into the dark with fear and doubt,
the path I take- a foreign, dismal place;
no map to guide my way through twists and...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: map, introspection,
Form: Blank verse