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Best Paris Poems

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

Premium Member Letters from Paris
I wrote a letter
With teardrops from my heart
I walk the streets of Antoinette
My mind dances with Baudelaire
Love flutters as the pigeon’s wings on statues
I see...

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Categories: absence, angst, introspection, paris,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Memo for Destroyer Poet A LINDA: 3 20 p m, 23rd April 2013 Paris, France
MEMO for Destroyer Poet A Linda: 3. 20 p.m., 23rd April 2013 – Paris, France
If you are Red   I am Brown

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, dedication,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Paris the 13th
Paris the 13th

Tears, my tears fall to wine
As I can not comprehend this horrendous crime
Men filled with such spiteful hate
Islamic teachings seal their fate
Kill and...

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Categories: paris, death, dedication, freedom, humanity, november, obituary,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member September 1945
red rooftops appear to glow in rainy-day haze
lost in memories of pre-war bliss
     she looks up to watch them bleed

pain is...

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Categories: paris, longing, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, cancer, cry, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse

Just Within Reach

just within reach?

lots of things!

stuff one could collect,
especially graphic novels
with a writer that made you wish
you had a photographic memory
so you would never forget even...

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Categories: paris, introspection,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member If I Were The One For Nicola
If only I could make my way to Paris
To search the boulevards and rainy rues
I'd look to find my lonely heart an heiress
An Irish lass...

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Categories: paris, funny love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Leaves of the Dead
Leaves of the Dead

Les feuilles mortes 

They fall like dead soldiers
Dreams knifed in the dead of night
It is as yesterday
Once more
Where love was kissing my...

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Categories: french, imagery, music, paris, romantic, success,
Form: Lyric

Souvenirs of Love  …
I keep them all in a locked mahogany casket
It gets harder to open with my arthritic fingers
Yet every day I turn...

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Categories: paris, lost love, miss you, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Terrorism knows no Geography
hate knows no limits
Boston or Beirut Bombings
innocent ones die

in Paris or Pakistan
atrocities unlabeled
innocent ones die

Baghdad or Berlin
Lives should have the same value
innocent ones die

innocent ones...

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Categories: paris, evil, international,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member My Waltz With Life
I was born, Bronx, New York, in the year 'Thirty-Nine,
   the first child with a brother who followed in time.
Ten years later, moved...

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Categories: paris,
Form: Verse
Premium Member May I Caress Your Heart
Alone, in Paris
The flowers sing
Le jardin du Luxembourg
I look at all the pretty ladies
Which one of them pray tell 
Is you
The one who wishes for...

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Categories: heart, paris, romance, sensual, wine,
Form: Light Verse
House of the Tragic Poet
Two thousand years, a tragedy is past
Yet it's history still leaves us aghast.

On a night, dreadfully dark
A  volcano erupted, leaving it's historical mark

Mount Vesuvius...

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© Amy Green  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, city, house,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Red Rose of the Moulin Rouge
I awaken; the darkened skies my alarm clock
I reek of whiskey, scotch and pastis
Tumbling out of bed, I reach for a cigarette
The dusk harkens as...

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Categories: paris, rose,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Underground Art Montmartre
soak up the side streets of Montmartre, 
Paris, 	Pigalle on Boulevard de Clichy
class less 	art combusts	then drips 

- street beggars & tourists cant

writer Rubbish pastes...

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Categories: paris, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member French Revolution PARODY
Brigitte my love
Our Country suffers of many debts
The people are restless
Whatever shall we do love?

Ah Macron, we must think past the cookies
The solutions are complex,...

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Categories: america, art, funny, hilarious, humor, paris,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Theft of Ones Self
The paintings where discovered in an old barn
The crime of the century
All six paintings masterpieces
All the locals where questioned at length and width
No one had...

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Categories: art, humor, paris,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It don't really matter

It don’t really matter   

If Plaster of Paris is not made in France
If Ginger and Fred never learned how to dance
If shoestring potatoes...

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Categories: paris, fun, humor, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Orient Express: Collaboration Poem By JaDazzle Jan Allison and Darren Watson
We hear the engine whistle 
The hissing of the steam 
The hairs on our necks begin to bristle 
As we meet the arrival of a...

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Categories: paris, desire, journey, romance,
Form: Free verse
Valentine's Night
Picked out the perfect arrangement
two dozen long stemmed roses
with deep ruby red petals
accented with forget-me-nots 
each petal representing a kiss

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Categories: paris, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prophecy


The Bee sleeps Her secrets
In honey 
She sleeps Her dreams 
a honeycomb 
of secret lives
gone wild
in a lost 
forest of trees
in mirrors' reflections
She scries
a prophesier

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Categories: paris, freedom, muse, romance,
Form: Free verse
THE RESTLESS SEA historical quatrain for contest


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Categories: paris, history, men,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Hello Bad Boys
Hello Bad Boys!

The starry, twilight zone high above, this night
With it’s shooting stars, and the moon, so bright,
Looked heavenly, even Venus,...

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Categories: paris, earth,
Form: Free verse
To Feel
They appear in utter sadness,
or if there is something in our eye
they stream our sudden feelings,
but it's okay,  we all do cry

We hold them...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: paris, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NEW YEAR

This year more than ever
I long to surpass myself
The clock is ticking
No longer can I recklessly 
Take the gift of time for granted

I dream this...

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Categories: paris, art, color, fantasy, hope, life, surreal,
Form: Free verse