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Best Quatern Poems

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

Premium Member Waterfall Wishes on Stars with no Swings
Waterfall wishes on stars with no swings
I’m sending to you on butterfly wings.
Pennies are wasted on a wishing well.
Pennies instead for sweet thoughts that you...

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Categories: dream, love,
Form: Quatern

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: rain,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Hint Of Change
When leaves in whispers say goodbye
With a hint of autumn’s sun rise
Once of vibrant life to mutate
In combat with the chilling eve.

Soon to waltz within...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Yesterday's Joys
Yesterday’s joys are more than a few.
In my mind they reside endlessly
like bright recollections rosy in hue
or the notes of a sweet melody.

Sorrow and pain...

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Categories: joy,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member A Thing of Beauty

A thing of beauty on her wrist
was confiscated by a nurse
who looked for items soldiers missed
in places (and by means) much worse.

They branded her inside...

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Categories: holocaust, thanks, war, world
Form: Quatern

Premium Member Time
The days, they come; the days, they go.
Like rivers on and on they flow,
not always smoothly. Some will be
quite turbulent, some trouble free.

Like clouds and...

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Categories: time,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Too Far Gone

How sad when things are too far gone -
when pleasures once you knew
are things no more to smile upon.
This plight for some is all too...

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Categories: sad,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member fall tiptoed in
Fall Tiptoed In 

Softly, last night it tiptoed in--
that wisp of crispness in the air!
I grab a quilt made way back when
and watch the sunrise...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member The Stained Glass Forest
Oh, the forest whispers to me,
as stained leaves on the ground crinkle;
and birds chirp and trill in a tree,
but too soon those leaves will...

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Categories: autumn, nature,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Rain over Vietnam
There is the calm before the rain
It’s almost silent all around
The clouds expectant in the sky
Foreboding birds are homeward bound.

The soldiers stare at looming clouds

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Categories: rain, war,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Memories on Branches
Memories on branches live on and on -
multiplying since the world’s first dawn.
Fresh and beautiful in spring are we -
buds that blossom on our family...

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Categories: family, life, seasons,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Nature Lovers
Breathing feather-whispers ever sweetly
upon my neck, oh, how he pleases me!
Irises beneath long lashes gazing
down at me are gold-tinged and amazing.

Near moonlit water, on a...

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Categories: love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Following Footprints
Following footprints in the sand
Across the beach, down to the sea
I picture you, hardy and tanned
Always joyful, always carefree

Your righteous path is hard to trace

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Quatern
That Frail Woman
That woman with a fragile heart,
Finding solace in lonely tears,
One harsh word a turmoil can start,
Waging a war within her fears, 

Sometimes losing her fight...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heart, hope, woman,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member A Little Too Quiet

It's a little too quiet now,
I can't hear the love in his voice.
And yet, the sound of his laughter
is oft overheard in my dreams.

Since he...

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Categories: 9th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Quatern

The whispers of diamonds and moonstone,
Starlight’s infusion of butterfly wings.
Flutter of lady’s eyelashes in Spring.
Lullaby murmuring - Jane’s not alone.

Sweet puff of air, rustle of...

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Categories: imagery, love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member When Winter Comes, Remember Me

When Winter comes, remember me 
beside you on those ivory sands
If frozen fingers reach for thee, 
arise and fling aside her hands

As you awake on...

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Categories: assonance, autumn, heartbreak, remember,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Nature Sounds
The wind against the trees make a rustling
A sound unlike any other around
The rubbing of the limbs craft a bustling
It’s a subtle music which brings...

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Categories: life, nature, sound,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member May Lilacs Linger Everlastingly
May lilacs linger everlastingly
in dreams he dreams of me. Whenever he,
by chance, is in a pitch black room alone,
may he recall the scent of my...

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Categories: lost love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Rosewood
The truth stood downcast in the lie,
and more than one that week would die
when someone’s wife, who feared great shame,
then gave an innocent the blame.


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Categories: betrayal, black african american,
Form: Quatern
We are all strippers on a stage
We are all strippers on a stage
choreographed of broken dreams.
Our materialistic schemes
drown values in whiskey bottles.

We are all strippers on a stage
who put down our...

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Categories: introspection, life, philosophy
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Butterfly Memories
Butterfly memories never can die.
They shine, so I don’t even have to try
to search for them, for easily I find
them in a small gold box...

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Categories: memory, poetry,
Form: Quatern
As Swallows Call
The daffodils are dying now,
soft yellow silks wear hues of brown;
in weariness they rest their brow,
against the breeze, in jaded gown.

‘neath cotton clouds and powder...

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Categories: nature, seasons
Form: Quatern
Premium Member On Halloween, Beneath a Crescent Moon
On Halloween, beneath a crescent moon,
a dark-haired man, pale-faced, I chanced to see.
He danced with grace and beauty to each tune
the band was playing. Would...

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Categories: halloween,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member The Silver Ring Virginia Gave to Me
The silver ring Virginia gave to me
has been in my possession many years.
And though it's only costume jewelry,
how beautiful to me it still appears!

The first...

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Categories: memory,
Form: Quatern