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Best Monument Poems

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


Premium Member The Gravedigger
He never did see a face though only a board width away,
yet remembers feeling privileged, spending those last few moments
while trying so hard to find...

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Categories: monument, pride,
Form: Haibun



Premium Member Infant daybreak
Ambling in the charm of Tidal Basin
We hold hands with a lilac morning
Long before it pleads with the sunrise
To sparkle the view of a purple...

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Categories: monument, imagery, nature, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Mackenzie Trail
When doves on evenings, calm and still, call out a hollow tone,
They rouse a medley, old as time, so few have ever known.
The whispered lines...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: monument, adventure, cowboy-western, historyold, horse,
Form: Quatrain
Pleasures of Moving on Moon
Pleasures of Moving on Moon


You have always charmed us by your beauty, O Moon,
Sometimes fascinating Heer and Ranjha*, and sometimes,
Mesmerizing Romeo and Juliet.

Sometimes you have...

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Categories: monument, life, love, mystery, beauty,
Form: Ode
my ticket
this is not just a poem
this is my ticket out of here
these are not just words
there steps taking me somewhere
this isn't just a page in...

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Categories: monument, hope, me, society,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme



Premium Member The WORD-Heroic Crown of Sonnets
BEGINNINGS

The WORD was there before the dawn of time
the Trinity communed in sacred tongue
with sounds unheard, unspeakable, sublime
they uttered words of their unending Love.
With power...

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Categories: monument, beautiful, bible, life, love,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Long Distant Dream
I meander through verdant valley
where meadows collide in windswept jade,
hillsides bathe in summer sunshine
and oceans of clouds, commit to shade.

Moorland sheep laze in woolly clusters
creating...

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Categories: monument, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Pearls Beneath the Harbor
Our bank accounts nearly emptied so we could afford a vacation; two young working girls who'd never been far from home. We were looking forward...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: monument, people, places, world war
Form: Haibun
Testament
My father's abeng blew up my mother's womb
And I was chained there
Nine months in darkness drinking blood
Longing for my resurrection from the tomb
Longing to break...

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Categories: monument, politicalme, history, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pale shelter
Ashen was the sky 
That rejected hand of sunrise
Sullen was the heart
That stumbled in affection,

Incapable of lauding
Ruby blush of budding rose
And pink passions on horizon
Defying...

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Categories: monument, angst, love,
Form: Free verse
Laughing Atmospheres
Laughing Atmospheres




It floats in the morning dew
Settles with diamonds
On cobwebs who
Catch dreams on their threads

The sensual quiet of dawn
Imbues
The grass blades are whispering
To the sifted...

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Categories: monument, love, mystery, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member At Gethsemene
Today is Good Friday. Jesus, the Nazarene, who robbed no one, cheated no one, who loved all, healed the sick and performed only acts of...

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Categories: monument, angst, betrayal, cry, death,
Form: Free verse
Murder in Us All
We read about the slaughter in a place far overseas,
where the multicultural blending has been there for centuries.
Where church of all denominations have been standing...

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Categories: monument, conflict, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Our Love
     

Our love is lofty and infinite as the sky
On love’s filmy wings we soar ever high
It has the might of...

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Categories: monument, blessing, celebration, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Tide's Tale
Wanting solitude I walked by the sea
Anxious sky, plunging surf , gulls calling..
            I...

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Categories: monument, depression, introspection, sad
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alone in the Crowd
amid scurrying feet, 
in the whirling humanity,
with divided aims, 
and sizzling brains,
she paused with singularity of purpose.


never in a hurry, more at peace,
on a park...

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Categories: monument, angst, destiny, lonely,
Form: Free verse
India Shining
India, my motherland best as any mother
To me, at par with best world over

India's invention of Zero and Decimal 
Critical to scientific calculation, invention

Rich ancient...

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Categories: monument, motherworld,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member An Ancient Oak
An oak tree stood beside a narrow stream
All bent and twisted like an agéd man
So gently flowed the stream through ancient roots
While laughing with the...

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Categories: monument, nature, seasons, tree, water,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Desecration Of A Grave
“Here lieth baby Rachel
Born 10th Sept 1894 Died 30th Oct 1896”

Marble stone that lays above the head,
white chippings that blanket the body,
flowerless vase that sits...

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Categories: monument, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mississippi Moments
Mississippi Moments

History journeys along with its meandering flow as
a wide birth from bank to bank has eyes straining
trying to see across to the other side,...

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Categories: monument, nostalgia, places, river,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lines of Separation
During the Civil War, the Mason Dixon Line 
Divided North from South, separating families
In 1961 guard towers were erected
On the Berlin Wall, separation strategies

Although the...

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Categories: monument, history, social
Form: Rhyme
Sometimes I wonder..........
Sometimes I wonder.........
Where will I be when I get old
Who will love me for my soul
Thoughts of loneliness cross my mind
Am I running out of...

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Categories: monument, death, father, hope, life,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Bring it Down
a memorial in time
bring it down
bring it down
a testament to bravery
bring it down
bring it down
a witness to chivalry
bring it down 
bring it down
a monumental beauty
bring...

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Categories: monument, pride, vanity, , memorial,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Limericks for Utah's State Flag and Bird
To their government Utah is true -
Not just state, but the federal too,
and so with great pride
they display on each side
of their flag the old...

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Categories: monument, places, , cute,
Form: Limerick
Wee Hours

Another eve of another day
shrinks to wee hours;
the only light flashes dim
from a distant lamppost. 

My mind’s contrarily still charged 
with words, chores, lists, sacred...

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Categories: monument, abuse, addiction, angst, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse