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Best Quintella Poems

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


Premium Member Droplet
Little droplet
your time is near,
never fear,
be part of it.

Fall into the great ocean
your conscious way,
unconscious stay,
Nature's final notion.

Lean back
let it go,
it happens so,
embrace the black.

Droplet...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, allegory, analogy, death,



Premium Member The Tiger In His Glory
 
A stealthy tiger stalks his prey
His eyes alight with cunning gleam;
And tho' the world may peaceful seem
The lissome springboks graze and play --
The danger...

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Categories: animal, cat, death, power,

Caught in the Sun
Where dawn is born and clouds are spun
To clothe the sky in golden lace,
The sea ignites as currents chase
Soft morning light that's just begun ...

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Categories: beauty, nature,

Premium Member The Beach
It’s nice to get away
for a few hours or a day
As soft breezes stir night air
And salty mist clings to your hair
Stirring memories of Adolescence...

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Categories: nice,

Premium Member Echo
Encased in earthen form, I rise,
held chest-tight with fear my eyes belie.
Tumbled stone and ancient steps so steep,
lead to a mound and valley deep
where I...

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Categories: lonely, song, song,

Premium Member An Absinthe Eventide

I sauntered in an evening mist
   A midnight's heaven, magic-kissed
      Lamp-lit raindrops pattered, awesome
    ...

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Categories: adventure, imagery, magic, paris,

I Fell in Love With a Tree Stump
I fell in love with a tree stump.
A quite curious stump was he.
No branches to thump.
No fall leaves to see.
But a very special stump was...

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Categories: allegory, love, naturetree, love,

A POEM IS MORE THAN WORDS THAT RHYME
A poem is more than words that rhyme;
it's not some gum sold for a dime
A poem should speak with heart and soul,
it tickles minds and...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, poems, poetry, simile,

Premium Member Tasting Bliss
       "Tasting Bliss"




a tender touch ignites romance
fluttering flames create love dance
gentle caresses, tasting bliss,
intoxicates juice of sweet kiss
as hearts...

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Categories: love, passion,

TABLE MOUNTAIN
The mild Cape Town winter weather 
triggers blooming of the Heather.
The Erica shines their lanterns 
among the Foxtail  Ferns.
The white clouds overhead feather.

The Silver...

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Categories: africa, dedication, nature,

Premium Member FESTIVAL IN MAY


The season’s fest imbues a bliss
As the grove blooms in morning’s kiss;
Where dainty festoons are aglow
Through springtime’s reign, young couples flow
Along bright paths, they reminisce.

The...

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Categories: celebration, happiness, may,

Art
Wet colors blended into one
New creations beheld in awe
Artistic beauties without flaw
Eyes behold glory as the sun
Textures combined into such fun!

quintella 8 syllables each line...

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Categories: art

Premium Member Sweet Valentine


I wish you love my valentine

  I wish once more that you were mine

    Gone are the days when you did...

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Categories: losslove,

Anvil Dreams
The anvil wallows on his heart 
His dreams, trodden, alas depart
Pride triggers a cursory front
The fierce justification hunt
He steps to nowhere from the start
...

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Categories: loss, sad,

Actions Speak Louder Than Words
quintella (Spanish quintain) in pentameter

Hard-working spider, you do your part,
instinctive busy spider that thou art.
You speak without doubt as you weave your web.
It is we...

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Categories: humanity, strength, stress, words,

Premium Member Crowned May Queen
Crowned May Queen


As the music flows in my mind and soul in cheer
I dance around on my toes in the sun kissed fragrant fields
of wildflowers...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: celebration,

Gladdened Heart
The day cannot turn gray
though it may be cloudy
though the storm may be rowdy
but when I walk Your way
the day is not gray.

The night is...

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Categories: inspirational, introspection, night, day,

THE CHAIR
Timber connected by dovetail to weight born
A chair was fashioned out of choice black wood
In the middle of the front room it proudly stood
Glittering pearl...

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Categories: allegory, philosophy,

Glimpse
Such is the road of mystery
Hard to accept these things I see
Unexpected these sights I find 
See spirits near though I am blind
A world I’ve...

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Categories: confusion, death, devotion

Premium Member Caught in the sun
Meet me where  winding rivers  run
A  rising sun kisses  the hills
Where misty mornings are a thrill
And humming birds stop by for...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nature,

DEAR SUNSHINE
This unprepared request of 
mine
May sound bizarre as 
darkness' shine
But look upon how safe I 
fare
And tell me if your light is 
fair.

In darkness frogs...

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Categories: angst,

Premium Member Juliet
She stood there on the balcony
watching him riding off to war
her heart was full of mutiny
crushed she held onto the bar
there would be no matrimony

Juliet...

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Categories: love, war,

INDICTMENT
Don't worry about me 
sweetheart
I'm just playing my scripted 
part
Be not unforgiving or hurt
Let me live without your 
endless blurt.

For I walk no paved way...

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Categories: religion, me,

Crows
They are circling my house rooftop.
From vantage point to wall they hop.
Irritating noise filling the air,
becoming just too much to bear.
But I ‘m too much...

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Categories: animals, nature,

THE AFRICAN MAN
Fierce in his inherent pride
to belong to his own tribe.
Since the Cradle of Mankind,
others were left far behind
when he took Life as his bride.
 
The...

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Categories: africa,