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Best Rondeau Poems

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


Premium Member The Hands of Time-Rondeau
The Hands of Time


The hands of time stand eerie still
Where hearts chamber a cagey chill,
And whispers warn of shadows deep
With eyes that strain as shower’s...

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Categories: destiny, sleep, time,
Form: Rondeau



Premium Member Past the Graveyard: Rondeau
Past the graveyard deep in snow
where icicles from boughs hang low
one woman at a headstone weeps
as memories in warmth she keeps,
all dressed in black like...

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Categories: death, sad love, winter,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Oh, Heavenly Night
That night we kissed, my heart became a butterfly.
It sprouted wings and danced across the velvet sky,
then leapt across the multitude of stars there strewn
along...

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Categories: rondeau, heart, night,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Travel Light - a Goodnight Lullaby

Travel light, my dear; softly go
beyond the night’s each black shadow
to another plane. Out of sight
exists a realm of such delight
you may find relief from...

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Categories: dream, Lullaby,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member The Darkness at Noon
The darkness at noon -  We’ve been led
to walk with a blossoming dread
through streets, as if we have no will,
and all the world is...

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Categories: dark,
Form: Rondeau



Premium Member Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty I know can dwell
within a body worn and frail.
I think of one who had been doled
great miseries, so once grown old,
his body seemed...

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Categories: hero,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Rebel in the Library
In the library, at last I am freed
from others’ wishes for what I should read.
Book after book I most gladly peruse
with all these free hours...

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Categories: books,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member To Feel
I want to feel my whole world burst,
see scintillating stars dispersed
across a vast unsullied sky
the sapphire blue of my mind’s eye
when life was fresh and...

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Categories: emotions,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Memories of the Sea
Memories of the sea wash over me
on days when clouds are drifting cottony
above my head through placid azure sky.
Such images flit like a butterfly
across my...

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Categories: childhood, sea,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Wearied Wanderlust
  "Wearied Wanderlust"

upon a gilded meadow glows a bottle of tender tears
scattered ashes burnt and laden carpeting of stone
ravished emotions turbulent feasting on flesh...

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Categories: love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Words left Unsaid
 Words left unsaid as teardrops fell
 The price of love, their hearts would tell
 And so they parted, love took flight
 And left their...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lost love, relationship,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member With Poetry

With poetry, I want to seize
all of my opportunities
to pen the things I want to say
in a more deliberate way,
but time is like a summer...

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Categories: poetry, write,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member A poet feels
A poet feels in metaphors
and images. A poet pours
their inner world into the air
and innocently leaves it there,
untethered. A poet stores 

their love in dactyls,...

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Categories: emotions, joy, poetry, poets,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Poems Can Be
Poems can be jubilant spring
Melodies caught, lyrics to sing
Hope's revival, heartbreak's surcease
The joy of ink-stained paper's crease
Reposing grace on summer swings

Cathartic burn - sweet biting...

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Categories: creation, inspiration, journey, poetry, writing,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Life Is a Dance
Life is a dance we were all born to do.
The styles to choose from are more than a few!
Some choose simple two-step; some move with...

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Categories: dance, life,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Spring
Let laughter ring, for here comes Spring.
With warbling birds we gaily sing.
As wizened Winter turns and goes,
March promptly puffs her cheeks and blows!

The Old Man’s...

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Categories: spring,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member I Dreamed a Butterfly
I dreamed a butterfly in golden days
when buttercups lay in the fields ablaze.
It fluttered to my cheek, sweet love to bring.
My heart was wont to...

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Categories: love, spring, , sweet love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member A PLACE IN THE SUN
A PLACE IN THE SUN


A place in the sun, it's there I want to run. . .
Orange and yellow palette brush my face,
they dry my...

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Categories: rondeau, emotions, faith, god, inspiration, love,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
I lay my head
I lay my head  upon the softness of its mane
My white charger, no knight for a swain
as I am the gallant rider looking for love.
Riding...

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Categories: horse, love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member A Blazing Fire
A blazing fire is crackling its refrain
as I recall a love, perhaps not sane.
Beside this hearth you tenderly caressed
my body and we simmered; then we...

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Categories: lost love,
Form: Rondeau
Heartthrob
Upon her thorny heart I bleed;
My rose I nurtured from a seed,
With blazing bloom and perfume sweet,
Who pricked me with her warm deceit,
To where I...

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Categories: lost love, love, sadlove,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Autumn's Breath
The breath of autumn, from behind a veil
of days lit golden, comes! The sun will fail
to keep its fiery hold on us, and soon
the trees...

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Categories: autumn,
Form: Rondeau
This Heavy Guilt
This heavy guilt weighing on me,
Like too many leaves on a little tree
Covered in rain from a sky that poured
I hurt a person who I...

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© L. M. K.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: forgiveness, hurt, love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member For Our Love So True
For Our Love So True
 
For our love so true lasts now forever
For I knoweth I shall leave you never,
Here on Earth ‘n later in...

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Categories: angel, god, heaven, imagery, metaphor, spiritual,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Crimson Rose
Crimson Rose 

Against all odds, your destiny, 
To live and grow, your history...
You grew and bloomed with all your might 
With drops of rain and...

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Categories: allegory, art, mythology, rose,
Form: Rondeau