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Best Roundel Poems

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


Premium Member Fall from Grace A Roundel
Before the beginning of time when Chaos ruled Hell and Night
Into the depths of this Cosmos, a Paradise, perfectly placed.
Above this darkness, a heaven drawn...

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Categories: bible, creation, evil, god, heaven, symbolism,
Form: Roundel



Premium Member A Funny Roundel
He uses his mouth. Wisdom he imparts,
until that minister’s tongue goes awry.
Out comes blooper, “the devil’s fiery farts.”

Open mouth, insert foot.

Some laughed so hard that...

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Categories: funny, giggle, moving on, recovery from,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member A Funny Roundel
My silent calico has stopped eating to give me that look.
I will ignore her, she is only a wonderful cat, right?
I know she will soon...

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Categories: 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Roundel
Walking in Sunshine - Carousel in Roundel Contest
Walking in sunshine, along life's highway, 
Smiling with happiness feeling just fine.
Music fills my soul I am loving this day
Walking in sunshine

A carousel awaits me, horses...

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Categories: happiness,
Form: Roundel
Carousel In Roundel
 I am a knight on charger racing
Armour gleaming ready to fight
Dragon fierce I will be facing
I am a knight

Every turn a brand new sight
Horses...

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Categories: dream, fun, imagination,
Form: Roundel



The Spirit of Otter Lake (roundel)
At Otter Lake, whilst welkin starry clear,
A ghostly wail bruits eerily despair,
And eyes appear alit like embers near,
At Otter Lake.

Avaunt, the trappers pray, bedim thy...

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Categories: history, lost love,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member THE DOLL
THE DOLL

With Mona Lisa wiles, unfurled.
Her porcelain lips with tight grip.
A button dress antique and pearled.
Her glass eyed threat.

Unnerving doll — she’s quite a trip.
A...

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Categories: dark,
Form: Roundel
Carousel
I hear their laughter and see their bright smiles,
Going round and round with joy together,
Their rhapsody reaches far beyond miles,
I hear their laughter.

I believe their...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: roundel, children, happiness,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member I LOVE NATURE


I love all the changes the seasons bring
crisp autumn leaves or winter’s icy freeze
and in the summer sun I’ll be basking
Mother nature’s gifts

I can hear...

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Categories: nature, seasons,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Charmed
I’m sure you could grow a rose on the moon,
turn every mountain valentine-red,
and bewitch the air to spin me a tune
from magic.

You colour my skies...

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Categories: love, magic,
Form: Roundel
Grandma What Is A Constellation
Grandma, what's a constellation of shapes?
It's the stars your looking at tonight.
See how they're shining bright,
Twinkling, and blinking across the black crape.
You'll need to read...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, beauty, education, fantasy, fun,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member I love Nature
 So soft the fall in silent flight
 As snowflake dance to winter's song
 Like butterflies with wings of white
 A dance of beauty

 As...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, dance, nature,
Form: Roundel
A Childhood Memory
I sat upon a stair
and saw a little man;
he smiled, but oozed despair.

A sad and lonely guy.

I didn't like to stare.
I waited for my gran,
and...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fantasy,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Wintertide Touch
Conifer, fruit tree's arms once did flow
laden with hued blossom, now gesture
to weight of lace ornamental snow.

Wintertide touch mystique blithe spirit.

Discordant weighty clouds draw down...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: winter,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member A lovely vision
A lovely vision in a bonnet
  Her golden braids a-dangling down
Her rosy cheek with dimple on it
  The fairest maiden I have found
Her...

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Categories: beauty, romantic,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member A Springtime Bloom
   A springtime bloom with golden hue
  Swaying 'neath clouds with fluffy plume 
 Symbols of hope and all things new
 ...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: daffodils, spring,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member If Time were Ours
If time were ours, would we be glad
  Would we fill it up with plans and things
    Would we spend time...

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Categories: destiny, future, hope, time,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Choose
An itch, a witch, a glitch or a twitch:

Do tell me, Madam, which of these
Would satisfy your purpose best?
I have every wish to please.

It would...

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© Beth Evans  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: halloween, myth, october, woman,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member The Horizon
The horizon, a fixture of bright lights
A feeling of peace and calm comes blazon
Skyscrapers so tall, which carries delights
The horizon

Outline of the buildings glow greatly...

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Categories: roundel, life, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Painted Horses Leaping
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Painted horses leaping, faster and faster,
I hold on tightly as my tangled hair is flying.
A sweet carnival memory of a childhood summer.
Painted horses leaping!

The amusement...

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Categories: roundel, childhood, horse, memory,
Form: Rhyme
If I Invite you



If I invite you to come and join me
on a merry-go-round,past this sky's blue,
will you join me to find that childhood key,
if I invite you?

Our...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, joy,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Hop on the Joy Ride
Hop on the joy ride, where no gloom is found.
On  poles - up and down - bright animals glide
And children are smiling round and...

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Categories: happiness,
Form: Roundel
If I Could Fly
If I could fly,I would spread my strong wings
more than the birds that hover in the sky,
And take you on my wings to dine with...

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Categories: roundel, desire, love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member The Carousel
What do you see, up in the sky?
Metal chair swinging, just you and me
Up among the clouds the world goes by.
What do you see?

We are...

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Categories: desire, fantasy, for her, girlfriend, happy,
Form: Roundel
Paradise Lost
A lonely island stands so mysteriously in the middle of the ocean,
A rocky mountain surrounds it, concealing  its enchanting beauty,
The focal point of it...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: roundel, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Verse