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Best Nostalgia Poems

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


Premium Member 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: imagery, nostalgia,



Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: nostalgia, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing

This scar of mine
                        There...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

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Categories: nostalgia, death of a friend,

winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nostalgia, angst, death, introspection, loss,

This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 
Made...

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Categories: nostalgia, angst, death, dedication, depression,

Stardust Road
“Stardust Road.”

"Soft defense is driven by my thoughts,
I vanish away into yesterday’s scenic road,
Set the mood among the dark clouds,
Wish I could go back to...

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Categories: adventure, nostalgia, travel,

Premium Member I Think Of You - At The Edge - 3

A reflection of the coloured pencil drawn sky
skates on the glass smooth surface below it.
While a rebellious group of shades take their positions 
on a...

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Categories: introspection, love, nature, nostalgia,

Premium Member Loving Years
Dark honey tanned skin glistens
    From the moisture of humidity.
The ladies flirt shamelessly with 
    You, but your eyes...

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Categories: nostalgia, autumn, beach, husband, love,

Spring Bud
                        ...

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Categories: life, love, nostalgia, sad,

Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
 
Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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Categories: nostalgia, appreciation, art, beautiful, love,

Premium Member Things That Seemed Poetic
Things that seemed poetic were always sad,
though I yearned for sparkle
and my dad's guffaw, which never came.
Familiar things were always drear --
repeated motions in the...

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Categories: nostalgia, angst, childhood, death, depression,

Autumn Reverie
Shifting haze, so slowly trailing
Through wood and field, now veiling
Melancholy skies, holding back the tears
With wild geese flying to meet other years.
Flames of crimson torches...

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Categories: nostalgia, autumn, flying,

Under the Willow Trees
A path strewn thick with ruddy-faced leaves
led to nowhere and everywhere in fantasies, 
our near-death rescue from boredom 
      ...

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Categories: nostalgia, childhood, death of a

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Categories: music, nostalgia

Premium Member Tangible
What things does one possess
at journey's end?
What bits and bobs? What trivial tripe?
Please, do tell, what is the hype?
For should I recall anything at all
of...

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Categories: nostalgia, philosophy, today, uplifting,

Premium Member When We Were Royals
Leaning against the warmth of old oak, 

I recall your sun burnt skin that summer.

As I let my fingers linger on the side of the...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Love Is
Love is a rainbow mirrored in the sky
Its free, its beautiful and tells no lies

A gleaming reflection
Upon the still of a pond
The dewy mist on...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nostalgia, beautiful, devotion, happiness, inspiration,

Premium Member Who I Would Bring Back
Who would I bring back, if I had only one
Perhaps a great leader, Kennedy or Lincoln

Or I could choose a musical icon
Such as John Lennon...

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Categories: memory, mother, nostalgia, woman,

Dreaming With Butterflies
FLUTTER BY                       ...

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Categories: butterfly, nature, nostalgia, seasons,

A Rose In The Heather.
So still and beautiful lays the rose in the heather,
Lifeless and dying, given to bring you happiness,
So fragile is this rose laying in heather,
Slowly withering...

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Categories: loss, lost love, nostalgia,

Premium Member Neverland
On the south-western side of the old mission school,
on the corner of 1st,  where the blackberries grew
a field claimed by children, was crosshatched with...

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Categories: childhood, nostalgia, places,

Premium Member COME WHAT MAY



The steep waning of duskfall held by one
Cuddled by a wheeze , the dim air’s pale  light,
Nestling  upon boughs of  memoirs undone
As...

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Categories: life, nostalgia, relationship,

Umbrella
There she stands 
Centre stage for all to see
Tall and slender 
Precariously she balances.

I reach out for her
Draw her to me 
My hand skims her...

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Categories: nostalgia, confusion, devotion, life, lost

Premium Member PLUCKED VIOLIN--- MEMORIES


This is too complex; i mean the throbbing  wound 
grating my belly on a dappled day, a day 
breathing of tender winds and violins....

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Categories: i miss you, nostalgia,