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Best Quatorzain Poems

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


Premium Member The Sun Will Soon Shine Again

Do not drown in your sorrow,
This dark storm is not the end,
Look forward to tomorrow,
This cloud too shall pass, my friend;

It's difficult, I agree,
To stop...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, dedication, encouraging,



We Dance Within The Midnight Hours - Valentine's Collection
(Valentine's Collection)

25.

my Valentine, our temples entwine in the dance of midnight hours
beloved, you shine in golden pleasure before my eyes
our shadows dance upon the wall...

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Categories: desire, dream, love, night,

Ode to the salty tear
O' Salty tear, a mere clear drop that you are
You've emerged for a million different reasons
many of which only the shedder knows
for you've emerged in...

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Categories: sorrow,

Premium Member A BRUSH OF ARS POETICA

A BRUSH OF ARS POETICA


Rhythmic verses wherein death paints a picturesque of life
or life itself is written in lethargic-dying state:
a dusty stocked vocabulary still cuts...

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Categories: imagery, inspiration, poems, poetry,

Nostalgia-Song of the Expatriate
(I'm 
an 
Indian 
lassie, 
was 
born 
in 
West 
Africa, 
(Nigeria), 
Grew 
up 
in 
South 
Africa 
(Swaziland) 
and 
currently 
live 
in 
East 
Africa. 
(Tanzania). 
So 
I...

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Categories: missing, nostalgia, patriotic,

HORSES ARE HEROES
I've always admired 
horses
and I guess I most surely 
always will
No legend without em' 
complete
The unsung heroes of 
any heroic battle

Pony, colt, filly or mare
ride...

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Categories: horse

Premium Member Secrets
SECRETS

Breaking shackles of restraint
Is love the lost key?
Heart opened?

FADE TO GREY

I gave away tomorrow
So you have today?
This in lieu?

MECHANICAL RESPONSE

The clock on the wall ticks...

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Categories: love hurts,

Premium Member Outside My Window
(Quatorzain)

Outside my window          The earth shakes.
Loud roars of thunder crash as the lightening blinds my vision;
Nordic...

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Categories: nature, storm,

Premium Member Unicorn Island
Noah gathered the animals two of a kind,
But neglected the unicorn- it does not exist;
Except in legend and on a magical island,
And to go there-...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fantasy,

Premium Member A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH

The silky pearly-white soft skin, beneath her comb's dark beams
and her intriguing olive eyes' attentive, thoughtful gaze,
behind the night's befalling veil,...

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Categories: inspirational, poverty, rights,

Premium Member EFFUSED ENCOUNTER
EFFUSED ENCOUNTER


Neither a dream nor a trick, I beguiled--
I reach the sky enameled with golden smile.
To hurdle bumps and curves, I continue to pedal
this steadfast...

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Categories: beautiful, feelings, flower, life,

Premium Member T U R P I T U D E


T U R P I T U D E



On and on, slash! My sweetest agony thrilled to tease, SLASH!

Puff, PUFF! Cooking my skin into tender...

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Categories: dark, emotions, evil, imagery,

Colours of Rainbow
Colours of rainbow

Clouds when veil the mighty sun,
Morning seems so dull and wet,
Rainy day can be much fun,
Joy that tiny drops beget,

Colourful umbs run on...

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Categories: color, joy, life, rain,

Wanderings of Soul
Wanderings of soul



Couldn't see the colour of the sky,
Nor the birds, their flight so high,
The greens were lost in twilight,
Didn't you see tears in my...

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Categories: passion, soulmate,

Echoes of The Heart
Brows  from the west wind, clinch and glint abreast.
Bracelet she wears,rocks rhythm to country's souls.
Her coloured oval Lips subtle the thought
That she braises when...

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Categories: adventure, allegory, day, friendship,

Premium Member A song of songs
on the verge of love,
mutual discovery unveiled
in their secret world;
lips to lips ,sealed,
hearts in passion pound
ardour's whispers sound;
need unchains desire,
pleasure's fever fans a fire,
each flame...

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Categories: love,

Premium Member Look Beyond Yourself
I recall long ago seeing a picture of a soldier holding a child,
A small child of war and that image still breaks my heart;
Why can...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peace, war,

THE WRONG PERCEPTION
Sex is not love as assumed...
so what's it's purpose?
To multiply?...

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Categories: introspection,

Top Gun
 quatrozain 

The year is nineteen hundred eighty-six,
the biggest action, music, plots play through.
Behold the crowds are raving, buying ticks!
Top Gun, the movie’s here and...

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Categories: adventure, writing,

Premium Member A Requiem verse
nothing moves,
silence!
echos of voices,past
awake!
faces appear,then
depart!
a tear trickles,
slowly!
the music plays,
faintly!
emotion erupts,
again!

regret whispers,
in pain!

Note:
a quatorzain is a stanza or poem of fourteen lines...

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Categories: introspection, life, places,

Premium Member Love You So Much
 
Is there something you want to tell me my love?
Because I have some things I need to say to you.
I thought we had forever...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, lost love,

DISGUISING GENDER
They dislike their manliness and hide their
gender under women's flashy clothes...  
who are they?...

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Categories: men, sick,

Premium Member Contemplation
Today is a contemplative day.
Not a day of joy but of thought.
A wrestling of sorts within.
I hope to find some clarity.

What lies have I told...

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Categories: adventure, courage, introspection,

Origional quote
Life in the fast lane ends up with you being the lead car,
in a slow moving funeral procession. 
J. K. Chenevert 1995...

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Categories: parody,

The All-Clear
Perhaps, I might be blind at anytime,
The present, I know, I'd beaten the time.
Though then, I was down in the dumps
Now, I cocks an ear...

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Categories: brother, caregiving, courage, dedication,