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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

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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 New Menu at Milton Creek's Aces Restaurant
*** Notice to the residents of Milton Creek ***

Tom serves as mayor. never complaining, so he gets what he requests 
No blood in his steak,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: people, 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
The Sands of Time and Magic Rain
Oh, rain upon me sands of time
               with thoughts and memories...

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Categories: places, blessing, how i feel,
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
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
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
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
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 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.


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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   

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Categories: places, allegory, fantasy, father, funny,
Form: Limerick
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
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
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,
Form: Rhyme
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
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 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