Best Ottava Rima Poems
Below are the all-time best Ottava Rima poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ottava rima poems written by PoetrySoup members
bereavement, goodbye, soulmate, storm,
I wade into the surf and stand alone,
Enfolding in my arms, the dust of You,
dark, imagery, rain,
The chaotic cadence of falling rain
begins striking the pavement in evening's hours.
Up on the roof I hear the steady gain
of drops as sprinkling now becomes...
flower, imagery, metaphor,
Bluebells in chime
are shadows in training;
beech trees rising
in a sheltering sky.
Sunlight peeks through;
the merest of raining,
to guide the mauve buds
to darkness close...
death, lost love, moving
How many roses since have come and gone?
he thought as he sat looking at her grave.
How many futures had been staked upon
those brilliant blooms to...
Song For My Love, My Sweet
"A woodland path in the dappled sun, hushed and quiet "
At last you’ve come for me, my love, my sweet!
You’ve come through tranquil woodland, with...
White Rose in a Summer Garden
A white rose grew in her Summer garden,
whose velvet petals formed a lovely head
more exquisite than those in Le jardin.
Its sweet fragrance perfumed the flower...
With Joy Overflowing
Romance is in bloom when it's new and sweet
like rose buds opening. Love is growing!
The flutter feeling each time that you meet;
the kisses and the...
beauty, imagery, kiss, romantic,
I wonder if the summer rain was warm
that poured like Pharaoh’s plagues upon the town
as people waded from their homes in swarms
and small craft was...
Kiss me Quiet
beauty, holiday, i miss
It's near midnight, whilst we moonlight walk
Palm tree lined fairway, Crickets singing
Hands clenched in loving vacationed talk
Hearts in wanting pound, Batangas is bringing
We, she and...
The Morning Mist
happiness, life, metaphor, tree,
The morning's mists
mix with the
To fill me with such
I see her wet but
gentle hands are
And reaching out to
The trees, and fills
The Endless War
(not to take too seriously; I think I am immune
to my "enemies" by now!)
How near to us are foes we can’t resist
when cells, like...
The Gods of Winds
god, mythology, wind,
A warring god of wind storms and lightening,
Rudra, rough looking, well built, braided hair
Golden in color, of firm limbs widening
With streaks of lightening and fearful...
earth, emotions, rain, rainbow,
My weeping eyes behold the changing sky
O'erspread with clouds of grey where once was blue
With gaze upturned, I heave a burdened sigh
At all the world...
death, natural disasters, sea,
Rampage rumbling water roars dig the shores
Heavy hard they grapple trees and humans
Tumbling turner tides glide no one adore
Frightened humans, they run! Run and run...
I'm an 8
I wonder where earth joins the sky,
then hear the thunder's battle cry,
and ponder how the day rescinds,
with words that rattle with the wind
A rumbled sound...
Ah, disperse, dissolve, deploy, aqua vitae,
all through the depth of primal forest rise,
turn the shades of green toward blue-gray.
Soften shades of purple shadows, disguise,
angel, miracle, uplifting,
I enter an arch of disarranged hill
Blinded by darkness; thick the skin of air.
My lips quiver into whispers, until
Feathers so lucent appear from nowhere.
Kanhapatra - WIN
Once upon a time there lived a dancer
Shyama, a concubine of a feudal baron
Had a pretty girl Kanha, also a dancer
Quite excelled in playing...
The Covering Mist
The moon gave silent shadows to our form
As we lay beneath its splayed softer light
The time spent is instinctual and warm
As mist from the lake...
Fall brings New Love
Welcome in the Fall of life Spring enters
Loves emptied heart replenished with his touch
I become his Muse and he is my center
Lips burning passion captured...
The Blessing Of Praise
bible, blessing, christian, faith,
Although skies may loom darkly overhead,
and sorrows can produce such cloudy days,
in pondering this case it must be said
that God is still worthy of our...
FACING THE HURT
courage, fear, hurt,
To ride the sea is a pleasure and a curse
as huddle of gulls, starfish dart from nowhere
enchanting frolic on breakers, they traverse
into buoyant laps with...
lost love, seasonsautumn,
Long shaded walks neath gilded canopies,
as Autumn’s twilight song proclaimed the cold
with words from lips of russet, aired with ease,
entwined with brittle leaves of bronze...
El Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain 1936
conflict, death, history, horror,
Look how they fall like angels to the earth!
But no soft landing down amongst those rocks.
Those devils on the bridge with gleeful mirth
Terrorised the townsfolk...