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Best Places Poems

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


Premium Member Where Gladiators Fought
Part I

Where gladiators fought for life,
we meet to fight for love
The constellations in the Roman night sky,
celestial spectators, bathe the Colosseum
in the white blood of...

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Categories: passion, places,



Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: me, metaphor, places, yellow,

Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: america, childhood, places,

Premium Member HER SOFT CANAL


The powder of white sand holds her flesh
close to his musk pelvis
as she gasps with the murmured waves
trembling on the coast
of a fragrant mouth against...

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Categories: passion, places, romance,

Premium Member Tartan and Pipes
Tradition and dress
A nations finesse
Symbolic in style
By a country mile
 
The drone of the pipes
Tartan clad
Bonnie on the girls
Proud on the lads
 
Highland dancers
In kilted...

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Categories: history, inspirational, passion, places

Premium Member Famous Last Line
India (Original Poem)

I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the...

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Categories: hindi, people, places,

Where the City Folk Live
WHERE THE CITY FOLK LIVE

At the confluence of the cultures 
Where the politics ebb and flow
The tide of humanity crashes
Against their collective soul

The spires of...

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Categories: places,

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 What Lurks Within
What Lurks Within

I picture in my mind an old colonial room,
With a door to the garden where my flowers can bloom.
 
A window in the...

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Categories: imagination, places, old, old,

Premium Member Blarney Castle
I walk the path amid the trees
Where footsteps of the past have tread
Where ancient stones of Blarney please,
Where lips upon the stone are wed.

My roots...

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Categories: places,

Desolate
My hands and feet are numb
for I am cold and I have no
home to give me warmth.
A home and warmth are two
things I search for...

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Categories: hope, inspirational, me, places,

our colour of yellow
The lake was still sleeping
a light mist rose above,
a weathered dock could be seen,
its aged wood; full of memories.

The air crisp, breeze light,
trees majestic; watching...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: places, happiness, inspirational, love, me,

Premium Member Island Aloha
Island Aloha

Tall and lovely palms are swaying island fair
within the tropical gentle trade wind's flow
as elegant Egrets glide on salty air—
then softly land where verdant...

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Categories: animal, beautiful, memory, places,

Premium Member A Bag of Popcorn
They ask me why I’m so happy
Asking me, if I just won a prize
I replied, well I reckon I did
Today is a wonderful surprise

When you...

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Categories: places, food, happiness, introspection, life,

Viagra Falls
There once was a man from Niagara
whose wiener's so long it would stab ya'

but when it got little 
his pills became skittles   
until...

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Categories: places, allegory, fantasy, father, funny,

Pride of the Motherland
Riding an elephant
Down the narrow trail looking triumphant
Scanning the golden landscape
Like Hannibal with enemies in flight
Sight from a lofty height
King of the jungle moving
With lioness...

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Categories: places, adventure, history, hope, life,

I Met This Charming Moonbeam Last Night
The arms of the willow started to sway
and this curious glow rippled my way.
While flirting with my feet,
nature played a song so sweet.
The lake our...

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Categories: imagination, life, nature, places,

Premium Member TEMPLES OF ANGKOR WAT


sari of morn floats

draping temples with orchids,

as Angkor Wat blows its mist

to flame coned incense;

and in the still of homage

pilgrims wander with their gods.


Angkor Wat,...

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Categories: blessing, places,

Premium Member Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus
Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus

Seated at a table by the stirring water,
My eyes absorb the shore of Asia.
Minerets and aged worn stone
Stand haphazardly along the...

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Categories: places, adventure, inspirational, life, love,

Premium Member Aurora
 She danced across the heavens
 Whirling and twirling in delight
  She slid up and down creating images
  With delight she colored the...

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Categories: places, winter,

Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: places, august, beach, beautiful, cool,

Premium Member When Love Creates
Eyes to eyes now meet
Tenderly our lips touch
We, adventurous
Rhythmic vibrations rejoice
When love creates little ones




....

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Categories: places, baby, kiss, life, love,

Jamaica Nuff Love
Beautiful Jamaica,land of my birth,
This little dot,specially prepared by Mama Earth,
World best seasoning,grown by our dirt,
And the Jamaican Rum,bad nuh blouse and skirt,
Beautiful Jamaica,land so...

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Categories: adventure, people, places,

the last word of hunter
As I seize from greener pasture
Forgive me for taking away nature
lives have always been in vain
stopping them from breathing with pain
I toil never to hold...

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© Amin Tres  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagination, places, science, science

Premium Member A Contest Win of Friendship
A fledgling poet round two thousand three,
I found some friends who mentored me; they led
me to a site called Shadow Poetry.
By mental challenges there, I...

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Categories: friend, places, writing,