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Best Ode Poems

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


Premium Member Ode to Mum

Brown paper memories she puts in my hands
Twine roughly tied in a bow slightly askew
Part and parcel of a humble life once led?
My defiant eyes...

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Categories: inspirational love, love, mum,
Form: Ode



Ode To The Hydrangea
ODE TO THE HYDRANGEA

Misunderstood little Mophead,
They call her ‘Changing Rose’,
Her colour comes from the soil
And the acidity in which she grows.

Chorus:	Water in her name,
		Water in...

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Categories: flower,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Ode to the Redwood
I was once a little twig with dreams of being a mighty tree
So people would come from all around just to look at me
As the...

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Categories: ode, forgiveness, friendship, imagination, life, love, nature,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Ode to Autumn
Ode to Autumn 

Earth’s sphere of fire bids adieu to me
As dying embers gleam across the sea
In rare hues reflected by autumn trees,
Swirling in motion...

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Categories: ode, autumn, beauty, moon, nature, october, sea,
Form: Sonnet
An Ode to the Angel of Death
What manner of an angel be
my love, who standeth here?
Such beauty did I never see
in any Earthly year.
What mighty magic has she cast
to make me...

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Categories: ode, deathme,
Form: Romanticism



Premium Member Ode to love
In emerald dreams of a romantic isle
Beholden to your signature smile
Kiss me tender in secrets of runes
Cuddled in arms of a sensuous moon

Attach a note...

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Categories: ode, love, romantic,
Form: Verse
Premium Member HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: ode, beautiful, color, imagery, insect, nature, summer,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member MAGICAL MOONLIGHT
I
love
walking
at midnight
as moonlight shadows
dance on the inky blue ocean
and watch as they sparkle and shimmer like tiny stars,
pirouetting gracefully like prima ballerinas with the ocean...

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Categories: ode, moon, ocean,
Form: Fibonacci
The one known as Destroyer
Ohh the days have been many here
but that day her name was seen
struck a fear deep inside.
Could she really be that mean?

Time passed as her...

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Categories: friendship,
Form: Ode
You Know
Yes, my dear, you know,
You are my source of joy, rejuvenation, hope
I need your emotion spread onto my life,
I need your heart to sing among...

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Categories: emotions, friendship, happiness, joy, love, peace,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Collector

I am a hoarder of antiquities,
offering longevity to ephemera.
Obsessed with an insatiable 
urge for accumulation
I fill every available nook 
stacking layer upon layer
of emotional possessions…...

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Categories: ode, memory,
Form: Free verse
Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: ode, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Poetry Pillar
When Light needed a body to behold, and color to kiss,
as Darkness dreamnt to die in the dawn of depth,
when Soul lustered to lust for...

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Categories: beauty, creation, desire, love, poetry,
Form: Ode
Premium Member - Amid The Jagged Shadows -
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " 

               Samuel...

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Categories: ode, beautiful, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SHE - Epitome of Erotic Love
An Ode to Femininity and Romance -

The background music of this delicate poetic arrangement is intended to be played softly as you sit back and...

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Categories: ode, love, romantic, sensual, sexy, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
The cross
How can it be that He who knew no sin
Should suffer searing pain upon the cross
And crowned with mocking thorns which pierced his skin
Exchange love’s...

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Categories: ode, christian, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: ode, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Steam of Consciousness
Soul jewels rise with Spring’s arrival of chromatic shawls
Waterfalls of the wise arise from crackling crust of earth
Rebirth within our beating being where our spirits...

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Categories: ode, appreciation, christian, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Meaning Of Life
Since I've resolved to laugh at life-
   find humor in its flaws,
      and realize that stress and strife
are...

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Categories: ode, life, meaningful,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dusk
The day subsides, the sun descends,
A massive disc dipping into the horizon.
The tides ebb, waves lap the shore
Dusk holds sway: I fall into deep thought
I...

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Categories: ode, longing, love, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: ode, environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If only you knew
Golden sun enlightens contours of violet arc
Painting mauve motifs on canvas of cosmic art
When constellation of dewdrops sparkle on grass
And thoughts of your allure enchant...

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Categories: ode, how i feel, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Grace
Oliver and Grace were planning to wed
At a church in Dublin on Easter day
They put on hold and chose to fight instead
For the fight for...

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Categories: ode, ireland, love, war,
Form: Sonnet
Amid the jagged shadows
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"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; "
                ...

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Categories: ode, dark, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ollyver, My Beloved
"i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go . . . "
    ...

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Categories: ode, love,
Form: Free verse