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Best Netherlands Poems

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

Premium Member My Ode to The Netherlands
Hook of Holland arrive by the ferry
Meeting our good friends Ans and Jerry
The pancake house is where we love to eat
Being our with our Dutch...

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Categories: netherlands, culture, travel,
Form: Sonnet

Ode to the Netherlands
Ode to the Netherlands

Oh, Netherlands, I remember you well
the beautiful cities I came to know
Brukelen, Haarlem, Utrecht and Zeist
as a younger man in search of...

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Categories: netherlands, memory,
Form: Ode
My ode to the Netherlands
a moonlit stroll - -
ladies in underwear
wave from windows

tea in a  café  - -
the smell of coffee and

tourists yawn - -
customs men...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: netherlands, holiday,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member My Ode to the Netherlands
Oh lovely Netherlands, you are now my second home.
You leave me thrilled and enchanted where ever I roam.

I smiled when floating down streets made from...

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Categories: netherlands, adventure, places, travel,
Form: Couplet
My ode to the Netherlands
Beneath Australia’s expansive sunlit sky, I recall the patchwork quilt, where my life began
12 provinces united, one country created; uniformity resists when anthems unite the...

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Categories: netherlands, dedication,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member My Ode to the Netherlands
My Ode to the Netherlands

       White water lilies picked for Verlena in Friesland.
The Dutch Republic is over a century...

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Categories: netherlands, autumn, beautiful, culture, freedom,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Ode to the Netherlands: Friesland

Some things about a lovely region I have learned today.
First of all, to call their language Dutch you must not say!

And don’t say it’s a...

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Categories: netherlands, paradise,
Form: Couplet
On the skeleton of a sleeping goddess is my beloved Netherlands, 
Waters in her branches are curling my roots as a Dutchman 
And her gigantic...

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Categories: netherlands, identity,
Form: Free verse
My Ode to the Netherlands
Forefathers were Dutch
Came through in the clutch

Never needed no crutch
Thank you very much

Ain’t never been there
(No money to spare)

Hope Elly will share
expensive plane fare

If I...

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Categories: netherlands, silly,
Form: Couplet
MY ode to the Netherlands - Goeie moarn Fresia
 radiant sun shines                     ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: netherlands, flower, journey, language, morning,
Form: Haiku
Helga Deen ,1925-1943
Helga Deen  (1925-1943)   (Sentanka)

Mit achtzehn ermordet
Helga Deen im KZ Sobibór
Nur Tagebuch und Briefe

War alles was von ihr blieb
Ihr Andenken aber bleibt 


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Categories: netherlands, deathschool, brother, brother, july,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Bid Them Return With Knowledge Of Eternity
Bid Them Return With Knowledge Of Eternity

Send out your best wandering tramps
to the far halls of mortal darkness
Bid them return with knowledge of eternity
and golden...

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Categories: netherlands, art, conflict, hope, imagination,
Form: Free verse
the pipeline
absolutely nothing stops the pipeline.


it penetrates all ways of life

all borders, all villages & towns---

the pipeline kills everything in its path if it dare...

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Categories: netherlands, life,
Form: Free verse
call me black gold or handsome devil
How did you find me, my undeterred and awesomely daring love?
When I flew away into time years...

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Categories: netherlands, africa, courage, desire, destiny,
Form: Didactic
A Portrait of Vincent VanGogh
To the proud parents, Anna and Theo
A serious lad, silent and thorough
A clan of preachers
And dealers of art
From the southern Netherlands came Van Gogh

When sent...

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Categories: netherlands, art, people, father, art,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Self Sacrifice - triple tetractys contest
was firmly
stuck in the hole
stopping Netherlands from going under

fact or is it fiction hope Mary* knows 
little dutch boy
perceived haste 

sense ...yet
did not know

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Categories: netherlands, inspirational,
Form: Tetractys
Spin that golden ball, let those lucky numbers to fall my way, 
Scratch me a shiny ticket for easy cash living, I’m in it to...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: netherlands, adventure, celebration, dream, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member So Much to See
So Much to See
By Franklin Price

Elephants in Africa
The mountains of Nepal
The Kangaroos down under 
I want to see it all

The moors of northern England
Castles from...

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Categories: netherlands, education, history, travel,
Form: Rhyme
A New Ferrari
A New Ferrari
By Rick Rucker

We have changed our plans, 
We will marry in The Netherlands,

The reason is primarily money,
It is far cheaper to fly there,...

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Categories: netherlands, lovewedding, wedding,
Form: Couplet
While all in Munich ready for the festival,
Ecstatic was the atmosphere surrounding the town.

Wanderers from around the globe shall appear,
Italians will come in their droves...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: netherlands, celebration, happiness, holiday, october,
Form: Acrostic
World Peace
From Andover to Anaheim
Bangor to Boise
People speak up
Come on, get noisy

From Carteret in Jersey
To Cameroon far away
Speak up everyone
If just for one day

From Detroit to...

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Categories: netherlands, funny, peace, places, peace,
Form: Free verse
Melissa Reid
Melissa always dreamed of being a beach lifeguard, 
But when it got to the age when she asked about it, 
She was told she could...

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Categories: netherlands, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Born to this world in sixty-one
Another child of the sun
I entered in the dead of night
To breathe the air and see the light

Though rooted in...

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Categories: netherlands, adventure, birth, childhood, destiny,
Form: Verse
When still a child
I learned that plantation colony was belonging 
to my father, the one who brought my mother 
from the Dutch East Indies,
and the...

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Categories: netherlands, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Window Friends in Rotterdam
At Rotterdam in Netherlands
I made plenty of window friends
I could reach out to them 
whenever I missed my own
friends and near ones back home.

The window...

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Categories: netherlands, city, friend, nostalgia, universe,
Form: Free verse