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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,
Form: Epic



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,
Form: Quatrain
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
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
Form: Rhyme



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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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,
Form: Blank verse
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, ,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Quatrain
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Blank verse
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,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Repost of Erin Go Bragh
Erin Go Bragh 

At Ben Bulben’s feet Sligo stands,
The home of such creative hands
Where poet William Yeats did grow.
The Nobel Prize his poems did know.

On...

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Categories: beach, beautiful, people, places,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member VENETIAN VISIT
the light breeze
   cooled the morning sun
daytrip Venice
            had begun
vantage views
 ...

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Categories: nostalgia, places, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member 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,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Limerick
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,
Form: Limerick
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,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Choka
Premium Member RICE FIELD

Rice fields look the same except
for this one; this one who knew me
before i was born… and lying on her
fertile belly, she tosses the mist
of...

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Categories: beautiful, places,
Form: Light Verse
Fly To Me
Fly to me my love

on the wings of hopes and dreams

come and be my passion

a lover's symphony

Be my guiding star light

show me all of nature's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flying, journey, love, places,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Personification