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Best Medieval Poems

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

Premium Member Medieval Flutes
Medieval Flutes

Strings and lutes
Playing to my whims
She the student
I, the old one with musical overtures 

She knows, she knows
Myself captivated yet I cant let it...

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Categories: medieval, art, lost love, love, philosophy, poets,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Bastille 2016

Many years ago
They stormed the Bastille
Two hundred and one lost their lives
The tennis court oath however survived

Jacques had his heart with the masses
Necker could not...

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Categories: medieval, anniversary, death, dedication, evil, hate, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love Notes in a Bottle
Love Notes in a Bottle

It came as a last meandering thought
How could I know?
Maybe a thousand years from now
On a far away shore
Would exist a...

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Categories: medieval, future, history, love, pain, philosophy, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A twisted tale -Jane's Jewel-
Mardi Gras "The Medieval Story"  

On a hot, heavy night in Orleans,
Joan and Jane were seen rubbing chest on chest
An inviting, intimate moment, to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: medieval, adventure, celebration, dark, death, passion, sexy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Joan of Arc
The Medieval era
was filled with wars and strife
between the French and English
at cost of limb and life.

The French became disheartened;
their victories were rare,
a humbling situation

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Categories: medieval, hero, war,
Form: Quatrain

Premium Member Knight Rises
He rides towards the setting sun
Further and further from his special one
The sound of his armor clanking with each hoof beat
Perspiration horse and rider oppressive...

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Categories: medieval, beauty, blue, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Songs & The Makers
My soul understood Lynyrd Skynyrd
Like Ronnie I had monkeys to
Just simple boys chasing life’s joys
With our needles playing our blues

My soul understood Pink Floyd
For I...

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Categories: medieval, dedication, inspirational, life, music, recovery from...,
Form: Rhyme
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: medieval, adventure, autumn, ireland, travel,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member A Cathedral Lit By Sunset

how I swoon
in the ruby bliss of your sunset kiss -
your vibrant rays of maturity arouses my fire; 
touching me with urgent rapture,
saturating me...

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Categories: medieval, appreciation, art, beauty, color, imagery, passion,
Form: Free verse
A sip of tea in my Magic Cup.
A fancy bowl for my little pup.
Faraway from a world corrupt.
I found reason and meaning to...

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Categories: medieval, fantasy, imaginationlife,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Sound of Silence - Lady Hawke - with Darren White
The lovely Lady Isabeau and her lover, medieval French Knight Etienne escape to flee the lustful advances of wicked Bishop of Aquila causing them to...

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Categories: medieval, betrayal, desire, emotions, evil, love, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Inner Chamber

Please.  Stop holding back on me.

Like a child standing at the neighborhood ice cream truck, arm outstretched, eyes huge, mouth watering.

I stand...

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Categories: medieval, betrayal, courage, devotion, love, love hurts,
Form: Prose
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn - Nikko -
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn  (collaboration ~NIKKO)


An invisible string was created from the beginning of time,
it is wound around my horn, and bound...

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Categories: medieval, imagination, inspirational, me, song, kiss, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Saints And Sinners
Of Saints And Sinners

Within the sacrificial selfless silence
The seditious spirit stands in defiance
With salient scars of eternal echoes
Amongst the meditating melodious meadows

Sinister sins compound in...

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Categories: medieval, analogy, conflict, deep, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fairy Ring and Dragon
Dragon found a Fairy Ring and quickly jumped inside! Heaven Forbid!
Dancing round and round, he suddenly disappeared. Yes! He surely did!
As he disappeared I knew...

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Categories: medieval, adventure, fantasy, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse

Knights delight
Off with the head
Public appearance 
Ruler of her domain
Kingdom all in love with her
Joker enjoyment of her day
Crown comes with hope, more than expected

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Categories: medieval, body, dark, devotion, husband, marriage, wife,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member An Ode to E. A. Robinson
Whispers of talent are carried on New England breezes
Dickinson, Hawthorne, and the Irvings’ son Washington
Though I sense a special connection to all of these
None inspired...

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Categories: medieval, dedication, on writing and wordsbrother, brother,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Another Personality
I am me, is true
I have always been me
I have always been, not me
emotions folded into one

Wine sets mind free
to not be me
exploring contemplations
buried deep


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Categories: medieval, art, beautiful, dance, friendship, inspirational love,
Form: Quatrain
Mystic Tampering.
Some ancient wisdom
Doth behold; a parabolic
To unfold. Mathematics to 
Delight ; resemble crescent 
Moon at night! The alchemy
In this I see; a medieval
Fantasy . Behold...

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Categories: medieval, fantasy
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SO WARMLY LAID

O Lady, let us not tarry
Be thou the rose to spread nights’ glee.
Away from jousts, your pearls shalt shine,
Spring’s boughs hath me in love, entwined!


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Categories: medieval, romance, me,
Form: Couplet
Space-Age Hooks and Barbs
It has been DECADES!

And yet, for some ridiculous reason, we 
still choose to TIE our shoes and
BUTTON our trousers, ZIP our

How ridiculous.

When Man first invented...

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Categories: medieval, philosophy
Form: Free verse

A long, long time ago
Chivalry was wearing silver armour
Travelling the countryside it rode a white horse
Championed the weak, fought for all that was right
It taught...

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Categories: medieval, nostalgia, philosophy, men, world, time, men,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dungeon
I implore you! Cast me not into that damp, dreaded 
dungeon--one of many to be hurled into its murky,
stifling depths on this night when Nature...

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Categories: medieval, fear, storm,
Form: Free verse
Botched Artwork Saves Town
Botched Artwork Saves Town

Sometime last year, in late August 2015, something unusual went viral..
It was an ancient picture on the wall, vastly unlike its original...

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Categories: medieval, appreciation, beauty, blessing, celebration, community, happy,
Form: Free verse
Rapunzul- Stuck in tower
 It was some curse,
 Locked in a tower all time,
Did I steal a purse?
Or did an unforgettable crime?

I paint the house like Van Gogh,

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Categories: medieval, fantasy, poetry, princess,
Form: Acrostic