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Best May Poems

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


Premium Member Star-Crossed - For Love of Day, For Love of Night
(this is a form called Swap Quatrain, where first
line's phrases swap in the last line of each stanza)

In shadows’ veils, at end of night,
sweet Moon...

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Categories: may, moon,



Premium Member In the Sun's Last Glow
On her terrace where she once had viewed a crimson field,
she stands recalling heroes who were battling their foe.
She still can feel the terror! How...

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Categories: heart, lost love, may,

Premium Member Midnight Brings The Dawn
It seems that all my life I’ve seen some darker times
Now and then the times I knew were more than I could stand.
But, learn we...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: may, introspection, life, lost, lost,

Sharon Weimer
Though we’ve never met 
I comprehend your beautiful words
I feel your pleasant persona
Never a mean word to be said
I ache from your kindness 
Making others...

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Categories: may, dedication, friendship, happiness, thank

Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: may, black african american, day,

Premium Member Mankind's Greatest Mystery (inspired by Chris Higgins)
If 2012 prophesies prove true
And Earth’s life cycles again renew
Mysteries of man will be more than a few

Challenges may await future life forms
With intellects far...

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Categories: dedication, inspirational, mysterylife, may,

Premium Member True Hearts Beating
Where will I be twenty years from today?
The World is moving at such a fast pace.
Will I still look at love the same way?

Will I...

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Categories: may, dedication, love, beautiful, world,

A Birthday Poem For My Very Special Friend
A  Birthday Poem For My Very Special Friend
(This is also composed  for my dear friend, PD)

Your birthday is indeed  a great time...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: may, birthday, dedication, friend, friendship,

Only you and me
The garden curled around us as we sat beneath the stars,
In the silver shine of Venus and the rust red glow of Mars.
The brandy was...

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© Jeff Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lovelight, garden, light, may,

Heart Of A Poet
It jumps not to the thought of riches or the prospect of gold
For common treasures are not what it seeks
But rather it responds to that...

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Categories: may, imagination, passion, people, social,

My Window
In the middle of my plain white wall
There is a plain white window
And next to my plain white window
Is where I sit in a plain...

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Categories: may, adventure, inspirational, life, religion,

Premium Member A Soul With Dreams
I would like to show you something
That your eyes can not see
It will give you a sense of feeling
Allowing your thoughts to run free
I want...

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Categories: dream, faith, inspirational, may,

Premium Member Today Is a Gift To Us All
The thing about today is that:
                   ...

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Categories: may, faith, hope, life, upliftingday,

Premium Member Beautiful Lies
Stark truth can be unkind and hard to hear,
Not always the best choice for someone dear.
A child who is not blessed with pulchritude,
Need not be...

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Categories: beauty, may, truth,

Premium Member Dead People Don't Cry
When life is this tough, you may long to die.
The Grim Reaper beckons, like he's your friend.
Try to remember, dead people don't cry.

A bad beginning,...

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Categories: may, depression, night, people, dark,

Life Is Like A Maypole
Spring bows to thrill of cayenne summer,    
dreams spiced in youthful glow come May.
Bright ribbons wake my bare feet’s slumber. 
Spring bows...

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Categories: color, may, seasons, youth,

The Frost Bitten Leaf
                        O...

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Categories: allegory, death, hope, may,

Premium Member I Touched The Wall Today (The Vietnam Memorial Wall)
Emotions flooded my very soul as I viewed that Sacred Wall.
Etched for all eternity are hero's names who sacrificed their all.
I sensed that I was...

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Categories: hopeprayer, may, , memorial,

Premium Member Angels Among Us
We each have a guardian angel
Here to guide us every day
And to guard us from the dangers
That we meet along the way.

You may not ever...

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Categories: angel, god, may, time,

a gift from cyber space
to my cyber love
whom i may never see
who's words are my comfort
who loves me with keys
you who writes to my soul
apart of my life i...

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Categories: love, star, may, star,

Premium Member Bringing in the May
This sunny morn, a maying we will go.
We seek bright blooms for garlands and our queen.
The best month of the year is here, and so
this...

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Categories: may,

A Tightrope Walk

I balance on a tightrope. Surrounded by 
lovers and dreamers, I teeter above a raging sea.
I admire their glossy smiles and envy
their bright-eyed confidence; envy...

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Categories: angst, childhood, fear, may,

Premium Member This Special Time of Year
We may not have a "White Christmas", yet joy remains the same
I find delight in viewing candles reflected on frosted panes
They remind me to be...

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Categories: may, holiday, lifechristmas, time, home,

W Z 8
My name is W. Z, 8.
I do not start work until late
You may recognize my orange hue
As I clearly come into your view

I am a...

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Categories: funny, me, may, me,

Sticks and stones
Sticks and stones may break my bones
But your lies will cease to hurt me
You think that you have finally won
But don't think I'll let you...

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Categories: may, life, lost loveheart, heart,