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Best Muse Poems

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


Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)



You have forgotten your muse.
You neglected her, in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, introspection, life, poetry, youth,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member My Melodious Muse
** I apologize, but if you're viewing this on a phone, it probably wont look right, as the browser page on a phone is not...

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Categories: analogy, inspiration, love, metaphor, muse, music,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member The Poet Who Never Was
I thought I was a poet who had a pen of gold
With clear access to writing that was mature and bold.
I thought I could go...

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Categories: muse, emotions, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: muse, imagery, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: muse, beauty,
Form: Rhyme



In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

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Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse
Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: muse, addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sheol
Dark Knight-tress 

Underneath 
This gown I feel nothing
Silk less feelings
The odor of intimate apparel lessens 
Vanity fare from any sun
Warrior of beauty
Where have you gone?
A...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, abuse, dark, evil, fantasy, feelings, mirror,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Poet in Recluse
I relinquish my pen before the storm
of her tears falling upon my bare arm
her gentle whispering breathed in my ear
Muse of mine, adieu to your...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, emotions, solitude,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member She touched the water
My muse
touched the waters
of a spring fed river
She had a special gift to deliver
Releasing the inspiration 
from deep within her
She said “ Drink please witness...

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Categories: muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ONLY EVER WITH YOU
O N L Y   E V E R    W I T H   Y O U

Only ever with you,...

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Categories: muse, inspiration, life, love, relationship, romance, soulmate,
Form: Romanticism
Silent Page
Silent Heart

Sad, as it maybe, I had to break my OWN heart, 
Too many nights, I sat there all torn apart
A dream girl, 
Sitting under...

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Categories: muse, confusion, corruption, dark, deep, goodbye, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COMMON Commonality

WE ...

Slaves to the pen, (or our keyboard, more apt)
          The molding of words, in a...

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Categories: muse, appreciation, friendship, life, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
LIQUID HEAVEN
Liquid Heaven

A feast for my womanly inner beast!       
I tease, I please, you have me on my knees
I wring...

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Categories: muse, body, happiness, heaven, lust, passion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silence personified
I am nature,
soul of a mountain,
buried under a billion snowflakes.

I float like butterflies,
from petal to petal.
As cinereal clouds clear,
under a glistening sunrise,
I illuminate like a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, analogy, metaphor, silence,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Night the Grinch Stole our Muses
 'Twas the night before Christmas and their pages were bare
  Not one word could they write, not one verse to declare
  The...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, christmas, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member On Mountain Nine
Running beauty rippled in crystal white
No whisper in the air, just a wondrous sight
My eyes ascend in awe to a far light
Small and empty observing...

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Categories: beauty, creation, feelings, heaven, inspiration, muse,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member You're the Poem
If only this poetry could define,
how your presence takes me towards cloud nine.
Your touch brings sensations that feel divine,
yet, my tongue is quiet, fighting this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: muse, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Down Fall
Within the warmth of home, I sit amazed
at the gentle fall of snow through window pane.
Cup of tea in hand, my layered thoughts unchain,
and tumble...

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Categories: muse, beautiful, miracle, nature,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member LIBERTY OF EXPRESSION is HERE
Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..

words......

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Categories: muse, poems, poetess, poetry, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desire LOVE Romance
All lovely words
when understood

All so misconstrued
silence envelopes our delusions

Desire, we lust the attention
at the forfeit of philosophy

Love, we crave at Kings expense
	at times
		Sacrificing those whom...

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Categories: art, heart, lost love, love, muse,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Colors
My pen strives to flow,
saturate virgin fibers
crisp, cool and clean, 
desires to spread
through virtuous threads 
with thoughts, reflections, 
colors from within -

yet at any given...

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Categories: muse, beauty, color, friendship, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.

Your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, music, silence, song, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A time for poetry
There is a time for poetry, 
a time for petals as metaphors.
There is a time to sing, 
a time for lovers to serenade.
There is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: muse, community, conflict, peace,
Form: Free verse