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Best Quintain (English) Poems

Below are the all-time best Quintain (English) poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of quintain (english) poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member In the Sun's Last Glow
On her terrace where she once had viewed a crimson field,
she stands recalling heroes who were battling their foe.
She still can feel the terror! How...

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Categories: heart, lost love, may, red,
Form: Quintain (English)



She Wept In Languished Moan
         She wept as they buried her one true love.
       ...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Dear Quintain
Dear Quintain, how beautiful you are,
allowing us to paint the spacious sea or sky, 
landscapes, or nights’ celestial bodies beckoning from afar.
Even when my quill...

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Categories: nature, poems,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Wonders of Winter
Look up!  Snowflakes appear in streetlights
   Hear children cheer as snow days are announced
Watch the powder fly during snowball fights
  ...

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Categories: happiness, love, winter,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member December Magic
Frost crisped, the lawn remained
beneath the frozen dew.
Water dripped to ice as gutters drained.
The cardinal bids the day adieu;
the winter storm has left a gelid...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Quintain (English)



Premium Member December Magic
 She   arrives with a mystic charm
 Gliding in on silver moon
 With a peaceful vibe that oft disarms
 As words of praise...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: december,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Lost To Autumn

I thrive for summer, dancing free,
     Yet, when autumn breathes a sigh -
        ...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, autumn, beauty, love, seasons,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Curious Moon
A young man leads his girlfriend to a tree
one sultry summer eve as night is looming.
the branches of the old oak form a canopy
under which...

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Categories: love, passion, romance,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member If This is My Last Poem
If this is my last poem, a masterpiece it will not be,
nor a poem of sorrow written deep into the night.
No self-recriminations or guilt. That...

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Categories: blessing, life,
Form: Quintain (English)
Reaping And Relishing
REAPING AND RELISHING SAPODILLA PLUMS

Reaching out towards freshness all ripened,
Holding onto huge branches hovering high,
Not bothered about tan getting deepened,
I hand pluck lush naseberries straight...

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© Jo Daniel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fruit, health,
Form: Quintain (English)
Sovereign Autumn
Awaiting Summer's rule to end
     Fall sleeps in dream of colored shades.
As sun unwinds its solstice bend,
    ...

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© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Unzipped Lips
As I was busy “being”
just who I am,
I didn’t care what others were seeing.
To be as they wish, would be a sham
and I will not...

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Spring Sleep
Sighing softly, a gentle breeze,
dances amid my clothes line.
Sweet the scent, refreshing tease,
as sheets, its hug entwines.
This night, on Spring, I shall recline.


2/8/12

For the contest:...

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Categories: happiness, nature, seasons,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Make a Wish
It's not too late to make your dreams come true.

Can you recall sweet childhood and spontaneity?

Something still is shining; let it beckon you.

With hope, go...

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Categories: faith,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Sweetest Starlight
The Sweetest Starlight
 
You are the sweetest starlight shining across the ocean so pure
Moonlighting and enchanting my dreams with warmth aglow,
Touching gently my heart and...

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Categories: emotions, feelings, heaven, love, passion, romantic,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member In a Field of Gold
“We’ll forget the sun in his jealous sky as we lie in fields of gold.” - from Sting’s Fields of Gold

One day in a museum,...

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Categories: lost love, nature,
Form: Quintain (English)
"In the heat of Pasion" (to Angela wih love)
     The first time I saw you, there was a glow about you
      that baffle me....

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Categories: girlfriend-boyfriend, life, lost love, love, angel,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Skin
The whisper of your skin
dissolving into mine -
the weight of it is kin
to that of wings of butterflies - divine
deliciousness I can’t define!

My precious love...

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Categories: romance,
Form: Quintain (English)
Make A Wish
In abandoned fields
the silhouette of a dad
blowing fluffy seeds
from the last dandelion's head
towards packed toys in the shed

Beyond mountain yields
Her hands untied from the bed
sweet...

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Categories: father daughter,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Infamous Icon
Should I enhance my recognition
by defiantly treading on an innocent heart?
Or perhaps mine is a sin of omission,
fleeing with fame a la carte,
while thoughtlessly tearing...

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member From Now On
From now on, I'll focus eyes above the trees
when years have yet to be designed
with unknown lands, the eyes can't see.

I can't forget what's ...

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Categories: future, hope,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member An Empty Street
One Texan day, a man close to his prime,
sat down on a curb beside a tree.
It was an empty street; there was no crime
nor danger...

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Categories: brother, sad,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies
I saw them in the sunlight hovering
above the fragrant bushes on our street.
So many different hues of them! It was inspiring.
Beautiful bright ballerinas drawn to...

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Categories: butterfly,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Spring Lasses
March is the first to arrive on the scene.
She sees Winter leaving and blows him a kiss,
And then she starts in to paint the world...

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Categories: spring,
Form: Quintain (English)
Unnoticed
The world wants a torch
but I only wished to be a candlelight.
It gives dim light but will never scorch
Though it will never be a highlight
but...

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Categories: analogy, society,
Form: Quintain (English)