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Best Maze Poems

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


Premium Member Amidst The Darkened Veils


'Neath umbra skies I seek a mirrored moment

the breeze a capricious charmer
blows serpentine sways to life
a ballet of tall switchgrass dancers
sweeping edges raspy green
dulling in...

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Categories: maze, angel, august, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse



From Dovecote Hill
FROM DOVECOTE HILL

From Dovecote Hill, my thoughts spill down on drowsy mill-town streets
and run the maze of alleyways where once my youthful feet
traced winding paths...

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Categories: maze, home, memory, youth,
Form: Rhyme
The Philosopher
*Based on Plato's Allegory of the Cave

Numb fists with bloody wrists 
chained to crumbling walls.
Glazed eyes that never spy 
a single truth or fault.
Dim light...

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Categories: maze, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member je t'aime 'neath a Banyan Tree - Erotic Verse
The story behind this poem
The curiosity of many of my readers (many of them women) was excited in my previous poem ‘Passion in Black and...

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Categories: maze, i love you, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: maze, mental illness,
Form: Prose



.."?Your Beauty!"..
Blackberry kisses, within the celestial starlit mornings hour....

Stirring these passions aglow, amid the flickering flames of desire ~

Caressing such thoughts of you; smouldering embers, that...

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Categories: maze, faith, life, love, passionlonging,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: maze, absence, courage, me, missing
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: maze, society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: maze, dark, evil, fantasy, horror,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Hope's Storm -'The Dreamer' Final'
Part 4 ~ 
Finale of the story that started in my earlier Video ‘The Dreamer’~ Thank you. 

Gerard ~
‘Hark, there it is ~ a deep...

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Categories: maze, hope, storm,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Gardens at Keukenhoff Alouette
Gardens at Keukenhoff (Alouette)

As the tulips rise
With their sweet surprise
Fragrance permeates the air
Colors cover land
From God's divine hand
In these gardens we all share.

Such astounding views
Come...

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Categories: maze, april, flower, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Will to Survive
Tribulations of testing times,
when a result of human crimes,
bring only melancholic rhymes.

You just desire to be understood,
when overwhelmed tears begin to flood.
Where there is not...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: maze, abuse, pain, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Theft Of My Will To Survive

Blindly 
I beseech you
for my eyes won’t adjust
to this shaded maze of despair
neither the lantern’s flame 
nor a compass rose can help me now
in disrepair...

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Categories: maze, dark, depression, grief, loss,
Form: Free verse
Captured With A Fingertip
When leaks my pen of flowing ink
I quickly staunch the flood
by blotting with my fingertip
the pool of chromatic drip

Escapees while my mind took flight
wandering across...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: maze, poetry,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Tangled Inside


Lost in a maze of dreams
  where nothing is as it seems,

- but then again, it never really was -

My heart is held captive...

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Categories: maze, dark, emotions, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why A Poem Is More Than Ink On A Page
Why A Poem Is More Than Ink On A Page

Why a poem is more than ink on a page
its heart, soul and sweet treasure at...

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Categories: maze, appreciation, art, humanity, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: maze, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - The Demons Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror -
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: maze, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: maze, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: maze, dark, evil, fantasy, horror,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rhapsody in Red
When morning breaks in shades of wine...
  with claret skies to blush the dawn...
     I will stretch and yawn, and...

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Categories: maze, color, happy, nature, red,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The MIND HUNTER
In search of the human mind

Different thoughts crossed my mind,
a few conclusions I could not find
The human mind has no stop!
Receiving input, danger, before I...

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Categories: maze, adventure, body,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unrequited Love
Wandering my maze of memories
In search of yesteryear
The spark she struck within my heart
Still burns in spite of tears
Hand in hand we walked the halls
Young...

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Categories: maze, first love, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member But, Oh My Fear
His masked face haunts me so 
in candlelight
This vision makes the glow... 
A mystic sight
And I am drawn to him 
In dreams, I find
So like...

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Categories: maze, music,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member In the Seventies
I wore popular shin high white boots,
The top in rage of disco dancing queens.
The Bee Gees were the utmost in the clan
The alter of quantifying...

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Categories: maze, fashion, grief, war,
Form: Rhyme