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Best Quintain (English) Poems

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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,
Form: Quintain (English)

Premium Member She Wept In Languished Moan
She wept as they buried her one true love.
Each day thereafter she brought him a rose,
the flower she knew he was fondest of.
Her grief unbearable,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bereavement,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member A Flower Blooms
While traveling ‘cross such harsh terrain 
     left parched and barren from the sun 
   and weeks without a...

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Categories: beauty, flower, inspiration,
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 When Life Gets Rough
Here's a fact, life is no bed of roses.
        It has a habit of knocking us down.

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Categories: faith, god, inspirational, life,
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 Christmas
 She arrives with a mystic charm
 Gliding in on silver moon
 With a peaceful vibe that oft disarms
 As words of praise in yuletide...

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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,
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)
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

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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Categories: fruit, health,
Form: Quintain (English)
Choirs Sang In Ardent Voice
In dawn's aura, mountains glistened with snow.
Rooster's crowing proclaimed the break of day.
December's frosty winds began to blow
as clouds shadowed a sullen shade of gray,

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Categories: christmas, god, jesus,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Beginning a New Poem
The dulcet larks in oak trees bring a smile
On cue, here comes the sun melting the grey
I walk you down the garland-bordered aisle
So Mom and...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daughter, father, mother, nature,
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.


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,
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

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Categories: father daughter,
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.  I-I just could not...

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Categories: girlfriend-boyfriend, life, lost love,
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)
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 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)