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Best Raven Poems

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Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part One
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part One)

As the Raven cross into the dark pits
Those in torment went into heaving fits
Its shrieking calls, alarms even...

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Categories: raven, dark, death, evil, fear, grief, horror,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair
I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair

I see you, in flowery meadow scenes
walking, your blue dress swaying in the wind
your raven hair, beautiful stuff...

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Categories: raven, appreciation, art, beauty, dream, encouraging, girl,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Climbing Raven Rocks
I dance upwards;
below me,
the waves slap the cliffs
and beat the rhythm.

Wind whipped clouds gallop
with flying manes
across the blue plain of the sky.

The wild geese resent
our...

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Categories: raven, happiness, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nevermore Will Raven Return
 *Note:  A 60-year annual tradition that involved a mysterious visitor leaving three 
roses at the grave of writer Edgar Allan Poe on the...

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Categories: raven, mysteryhouse, loss, birthday, grave, house, leaving,
Form: Narrative
Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: raven, abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: raven, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
Pandora's Kiss
"Pandora's Pearls"

Crystal tears drown under the best velvet distinctive feel
A Ghostly feel that leads into a clear diamond road
I found myself seduced down an Ancient...

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Categories: raven, adventure, beauty, death, deep, fantasy, mystery,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: raven, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Poe's Untimely Demise
Come close and learn the mystery
 buried o'er there on yonder hill.
 The truth revealed in whisp'ring wind
 was hid these past two centuries-
 a...

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Categories: raven, addiction, anxiety, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: raven, appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Indian Girl
--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 
On...

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Categories: raven, adventure, girl, life, native american, spiritual,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Amidst the Fallen Petals
He was ever gentle with her
always careful
composed
never passing the boundaries
never asking too much
a man of his culture
and bearing
didn’t move too fast

She was a flower
pristine...virginal
a flower...

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Categories: raven, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Reverse Rant
"Rhyming poems have nothing of substance to say
They're childish! Ridiculous! Silly! Passe!

What's that - 'The Raven,' fine prose, you assure?
Pshaw, a talking bird is not...

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Categories: raven, humor, irony, poetry, writing,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member To the Poet who Broke my Heart
Yes, he broke my heart, but not the usual way
With tender words, he made my poor heart sway
Each chamber beamed with his adoring smile
That chased...

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Categories: raven, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adored to Abhorred
from owned to dethroned
you led me
from queen to unseen
you hid me
once crowned to now bound
you kept me

absorbed to derobed
you left me
a spectacle to be gawked...

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Categories: raven, courage, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poe and I
Poe's darkness calls to such as I, an ember,
a velvet covered wing chair's grasp on dark nights.
I seek the maudlin moan of his December
to nurse...

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Categories: raven, lonely, lost love,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Listen to the Heart
"Listen!  to the Heart"
       ~~~~~~~~


every heart strums strings of symphony
an open book exploring dreams and fantasies
the lovebeat touches...

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Categories: raven, love, heart, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Well-Known Stranger
'Twas a sound I thought alarming, most assuredly disarming;
Up I rose from peaceful slumber to discern what it might be.
While my candle flickered, wavered; whilst...

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Categories: raven, absence, assonance, feelings, miss you, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Life Behind The Mirror -


Enchanting chambers made of glass 
Breaking reflections shatter falling into ruin
The history behind the tears and sorrow of a heart
Fragile echoes inside truth broken always...

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Categories: raven, art, beauty, blessing, life, power,
Form: Free verse
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: raven, loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss
(1A.)
Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss

Beyond mingling of Light, Matter, Human thought
reams of coils within darkest abyss are there caught
denied rays...

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Categories: raven, art, creation, dark, deep, fate, life,
Form: Rhyme
Night Owl
Sitting by her open window,
Was a girl deep in thought,
Lost within a book of Poe,
A perfect poem she sought.

With a curious eye,
He watches her pen,
For...

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Categories: raven, bird, moon, mystery, night, poetess, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
Images of feathers
"Once upon a midnight Poe"

Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast...

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Categories: raven, allusion, devotion, loneliness, muse, sad love,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Funeral for a Friend
Shattered glass
Broken promises
Loves untied knots
Black roses weaving in summer winds

We all will die, the days are duly marked
In the book of reaping angels
Who till the...

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Categories: raven, dedication, eulogy, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Raven's Sign
Fog settles on the tombstones. In the dark, an eerie blue,
the graveyard is a misty ocean Raven passes through.

She stops. The solitary site is grim,...

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Categories: raven, sea,
Form: Couplet