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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,



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,

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,

Premium Member Beatitude Number Three
“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”  Matthew 5:5

Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek.”
It’s better - turn the other cheek
than let...

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Categories: anti bullying,

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
There...

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Categories: rain, war,

A Thing of Beauty
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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

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,

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,

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,

When Winter Comes, Remember Me
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When Winter comes, remember me 
beside you on lush ivory sand 
If slushy fingers beckon thee, 
arise and brush aside her hand

As you awake on...

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Categories: assonance, autumn, heartbreak, remember,

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,

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,

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,

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.

Her...

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Categories: betrayal, black african american,

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

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

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,

Premium Member Sweet Opportunity
Sweet opportunity is sometimes lost
when placed too nonchalantly on a list,
and somehow off that list it just gets crossed!
How sad to realize the good you’ve...

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Categories: life,

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,

The Loss of Wisdom
They mourn wisdom not yet learned
It flounces from their grasp, withers
Away in the solar wind it burns
Itself in the remnants of

What once was a beautiful...

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© Tim B  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, loss, people, wisdom,

A Bicycle in the Wind

On a bicycle, freedom's flight
Pedaling 'cross the horizon
Reflections of blue in my sight
With dreams of lassoing the sun

A girl's spinning wheels leave the ground
On a...

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Categories: childhood, fantasy,

Premium Member Circles
Circles, circles always circles
time turning round and round
seasons come and seasons go
and the sky flows endlessly on.

From birth to death turning
circles, circles always circles
spiralling in...

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Categories: life,

Premium Member A matter of Truth
In  ponderings of wanderings
Of contemplations incomplete
In one’s life are found blunderings
All human concepts have conceit

Bound of the precept of the truth
In ponderings of wanderings
Serpent...

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Categories: allegory, truth,

Premium Member A Brittle Rose





I was wrong to think that roses would last forever
You brought them to me that day so long ago
My heart was captured by your boyish...

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Categories: lost love,

Premium Member I am a Narcissus White
I am a Narcissus (White)

Once, I stole a glance
Upon my petalled like
Saw, they stood no chance
Of matching my delight

I turned from seeking beauty
In natures glory...

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Categories: flower, self,