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Best Pond Poems

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

Premium Member Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Dragonflies Dancing
Sunlight sparkles on the shimmering pond
its mirror like surface smooth as silk
dragonflies dance across the water 
performing aerial acrobatics like a circus in the air


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Categories: pond, beauty, dance, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Twenty Titles
 On an early spring morning, butterflies 
 flutter among  dancing leaves,
  While windsongs float within a breeze
 As the monarch flies


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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Broken Wings
As the sun arose in the eastern skies 
a fairy princess sits rubbing her eyes.
Yawning she glimpses her magical isle 
and her tiny lips, curl...

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Categories: pond, beautiful, fairy, fantasy, freedom,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
My Butterfly
 A perfumed breeze with summer lavender 

Shapeless smoked clouds had come and gone 

Through verdant valleys I strolled along 

Honeycombed hues warmed the new...

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Categories: pond, lost love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Each Little Drop of Rain I See
Each little drop of rain I see
goes plink plink plink into the pond,
then disappears so easily
as if I’d waved a magic wand!

Inside the pond’s refreshment...

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Categories: pond, rain,
Form: Quatern
(This theme coincidentally matched up with another contest I recently
entered, so I revised my sonnet and then PD graciously extended this
idea of a day of...

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Categories: pond, nature, silence,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member To Hunt the Bugaboo
With the morning crisp and frosty
    and the Earth yearning for autumn's heat.
Darkness gave way to a fractured dawn

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Categories: pond, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Bridge Over Silent Waters
A Bridge Over Silent Waters

Never judge your fellow man
Before seeking your own reflection
Not the one that shines in a glass mirror
Seek it in the eyes...

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Categories: pond, appreciation, art, deep, garden,
Form: Light Verse
Love Is
Love is a rainbow mirrored in the sky
Its free, its beautiful and tells no lies

A gleaming reflection
Upon the still of a pond
The dewy mist on...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, beautiful, devotion, happiness, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When It Comes To Me
I often sit for long periods of time
hoping the perfect beginning will come to me.
To write a poem that starts with a pristine Capital
leaving readers...

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Categories: pond, adventure, celebration, change, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Tangled Vines
I walk along the old familiar path in the wood of my childhood -
the place that I willingly abandoned  
for the lure of new...

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Categories: pond, childhood, life,
Form: Free verse
A Former Great Nations Squandered Wealth I
Swept up into piles; everywhere 
Abouts; in collected heaps all 
Around.              ...

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Categories: pond, philosophy, senses,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A timeless place

There is an english garden that I visit in a dream
Where trees are full of blossoms and the atmosphere serene 
A canopy of branches lightly...

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Categories: pond, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In scarlet dawn
If I have the time, I’ll wait eons, to greet you in scarlet dawn
As you marvel its vermillion garb embossing marigold arc
Emanating golden sparks, piercing...

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Categories: pond, imagery, love, nature,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Pricked By Love's Thorn
My nights have no rhythmic shadows on the wall
Our candle flame silhouettes no longer rise and fall
Our love cooled like dying embers without a spark

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member At Heaven's Gate - Parts 1 and 2
PART 1:          THE MEETING

Alone one night neath lantern light, I trudged a weary mile.
Forlorn, I went...

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Categories: pond, fantasy,
Form: Ballad
Signature of Life
Over the still pond
a leaning branch of Iris
Messenger of Love

sudden gentle breeze
flower kisses the water
whispering love talk

ripples in water
sending another message
signature of life


Iris:Name of a...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, love, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Alana Dulcita
Once in a forest, a long time ago,
there dwelt a young maiden, bright, sweet and fair.
Flowers she wore in her long wavy hair,
and each day...

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Categories: pond, fantasygirl, old, sweet, water,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Three Messengers
Old and ugly and well married is the visage
that I carry, and yet, there is another world
that keeps opening up its magic door.
It sends me...

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Categories: pond, allegory, old, me, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Solitude
In solitude, I watch the clear blue sky.
Leaves flutter on the grand majestic oak
beneath which I am sitting; swallows fly
around me, swooping! Now I hear...

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Categories: pond, nature,
Form: Sonnet
Inside a Japanese Garden: with added note
cherry blossoms fall
confetti cast to the wind
tumbling to the ground

orange koi swimming
summer rain upon the pond
lotus of soft blush

bamboo whispering
their voices sing at twilight
serenade the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, environment,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Reflection of a cherry blossom tree
Reflection of a cherry blossom tree,
mirrored upon a calm river by pale moonlight.
Its fragile buds falling with the light breeze,
float away with the flow of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, absence, longing, love,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Lavender Soap
Mother would tuck into each dresser drawer,

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Categories: pond, family, happinesseaster,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Summer, Stay
An end-of-August day, the air is crisp--
the only hint that fall is on its way.
And we’ve gone to the park to share this bliss,
for school...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pond, childhood, son,
Form: Sonnet