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Best Pantoum Poems

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

I watch moonbeams dance on an inky sea
Clouds drift on by, oh how the moon does shine
Moonlight shadows always fascinate me
This ever-changing scene is so...

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Categories: moon, nature, sea, sky,
Form: Pantoum

Premium Member Night - A Pantoum Lullaby
Night spreads its magic cloak of midnight blue
across the sky.  Serenity slips down.
I sing this pantoum lullaby for you
as stars, like sequins, sparkle all...

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Categories: Lullaby, moon, night, poetry,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Squalling seagulls sip morning sunshine
Squalling seagulls sip the morning sunshine
Greeting new sun, spanning over vast sea
Wailing upon hills, watching freedom shine
Sprinkling over prairies echoes of glee

Greeting new sun, spanning...

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Categories: bird, imagery, nature,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Sun shines on the righteous
It’s only the good that die young.
I sadly have found it seems true.
While evil across earth is flung,
God’s purest of souls are too few.

I sadly...

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Categories: irony, people,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Poet's adoration of nature
As dusk's misty tones awake from silence,
darkness fades, as birds gather to rejoice.
A beautiful reminder of patience,
their sweet melodies give nature her voice.

Darkness fades, as...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, nature, poetry,
Form: Pantoum

Premium Member White Cane
He walked down Goverment Road West
With a white cane, in shaking hand
Wearing Stevie wonder glasses
People called him the pop bottle man

With a white cane, in...

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Categories: community, history, memory,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Changing Sky
Come, watch with me my darling child, before you go to bed
Here, hold my hand, while evening comes and takes the day away
Evening shadows tiptoe...

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Categories: nature, sky,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Starlit Diva
My mind has wings and wants to fly
into galaxies where stars streak.
Aloft on whispers and a sigh
a hint of stardust on my cheek.

Into galaxies where...

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Categories: freedom, growth, imagery, journey,
Form: Pantoum
I know your spirit is finally free 
when I scattered your ashes yesterday 
Cancer has taken you away from me 
solitude is now the price...

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Categories: bereavement, heartbroken, missing you,
Form: Pantoum
Midnight In The Library
Around midnight, in the library I found myself drawn,
to these shelves haunted still by Poe, Stevenson and King,
as a rare, late October storm brews beyond...

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Categories: books, night, october, repetition,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Winter's Garden
High shadows loom on garden walls.
They tremble in the winter’s breeze.
As from the heavens powder falls,
they mimic naked limbs of trees.

They tremble in the winter’s...

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Categories: winter,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Hey Jude - Dedicated to Winged Warrior
Hey Jude, love is like a butterfly - just let it be.
You've got a ticket to ride, go where you should be.
Love is a revolution...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, music, tribute,
Form: Pantoum
Night Silence
Twilight evokes my tranquility and silence of the night,
with my peaceful guidance between the moon and the stars,
the placid eclipse in the universe is so...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, nature, night, universe,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member A Marriage of Seasons
November’s sitting at her loom.
For gown of lace, a wrap she weaves,
And when she meets her dauntless groom,
They’ll dance among the fallen leaves.

For gown of...

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Categories: dance, farewell, silver,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Views of You
Now, when the day is cool and new
While fragile light is still allowed
My paper captures views of you
Your eyes, the shape of shifting clouds

While fragile...

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Categories: future, hope, perspective,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Garden of Blooms
 She is the flower in the garden of dreams
 Awaiting her butterfly on the summer breeze
 A sip of nectar where her beauty beams

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Autumnal flame
Vistas of autumnal flame set the fiery meadows afire
Where song of the winds wheezes in auburn breeze
And gold, red, brown whispers kindle tunes of a...

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Categories: autumn,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member He Was My Sun
He was my sun, my one and only son,
attired as a cowboy for the day. 
And so I handed him a little gun
of fastened random...

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Categories: war,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Beautiful Scars
      These scars on my soul are beautiful and painful,
deep gashes that cannot be seen except in my eyes;

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Categories: grief,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Black Swan Theory
(Best read with this poem's theme music playing)


Free Agent
Black Swan Theory
White Pearl rolling in
Some kind of Black Pearl World

Black Swan Theory
Decoded, Fragile Love...

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Categories: love, romance,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Endless chorus of tears - Diana Ross tribute
Her life turned upside down, endless chorus of tears,
jilted she hoped he would stop in the name of love.
What was once endless love was now...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loneliness, lost love,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Summer Wind of Sea
Bless me with the magic you possess,
wafting balm of coolness through the air.
Summer wind of sea, erase my stress
as I languish beachside in this chair.


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Categories: magic, me, nature, peace,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member This song, it is for you
This song, it is for you
Because my heart is singing
All that I feel is true
The happiness you’re bringing

Because my heart is singing
The sun is burning...

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Categories: boy, boyfriend, joy, love,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Indian Summer Eyes
Indian summer lies within your autumn hazel eyes,
my velvet bloom vibrant now lost after your killing frost;
love lingers in bereft fingers, I stroke your face...

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Categories: autumn, betrayal, love hurts,
Form: Pantoum
Cuckoos hushed, rambling vines and plight.
Hordes of birch, beech, pine, spruce and oak.
Choke of darkness, forcing midnight.
Wax and breadcrumbs children-ditched folks.

Hordes of birch, beech, pine,...

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Categories: allusion, angst,
Form: Pantoum