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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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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,

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,

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,

you should not fear ROUNDELET
You should not fear,

though their brawls are so unyielding.

You should not fear,

though the deadline is very near.

Congress will raise the debt ceiling,

despite your skeptical feeling.

You...

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Categories: confusion, faith, introspection, political,

The Tree of Knowledge
The Tree of knowledge (purportedly) of good and evil. 
He had exacted from mankind the reasonable pledge:
Not to ever partake of it and to act...

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Categories: philosophy, religious, tree, tree,

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,

A Car
A car came speeding around the bend
Went right through a tree in to my children's bedroom
I was thankful to God this didn't become anyone's tomb.
My...

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Categories: anxiety, car, confusion, education,

The Roundel
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Categories: places

Carousel in roundel
Carousel inn on highest peak,
Round and round they quickly spin,
Beacon invites as we speak,
Carousel inn.

Tent for a carousal din, 
Memories lost they seek,
Floating feets under...

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Categories: adventure,

Premium Member Shaping Life
 
Doesn't it seem- life is pre-destined -
 a perfect roundel 
unfolding as it should.
We - who shape our destinies 
build them in tiny increments...

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Categories: butterfly, change, confusion, future,

A Roundel - United
It is a great joy to be united
Hearts held together without division
Full of grace and unlimited power
It is a great joy.

The reign of happiness void...

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Categories: friendship, patriotic,

Premium Member Wedding and Marriage
This form Roundel is not included in the forms of poetry on PS. So I have to placeunder the category of Rondeau.
(A roundel (not to...

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Categories: marriage, poetry,

economic dilemma --- roundelet
economic
fear overwhelms  hearts with distress.

economic
boom--congress promise the public.

yet their debates often digress
to issues that are rather less 
economic.
...

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Categories: angst, depression, family, loss,

Premium Member The Dreams
In dreams of the dark night, I hear my heart swiftly beating
But in the light of day my dreams which become to me more bright
And...

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Categories: dream, love,

Premium Member Then A Rainbow Came
 No sunshine came with warm refrain
 No kids came out to laugh and play
 Just gray clouds and the falling rain
 Then a rainbow...

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

Premium Member Ghostly Figures Roundel
the ghostly figures plea is to attend  
the mantel of life, to be and to see
if they are forgiven, needing a friend,
the ghostly figures plea.

heavy hearted,...

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Categories: lost,

The Fault Line
Lying is just a game like dice roll.
Never dealing with personal shame,
fingers crossed, the issues I control;
lying is just a game.

Always looking for who I...

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Categories: addiction, depression, power, truth,

Adam: All our Innocence Gone
For Suzette’s Roundel contest based on Milton's 'Paradise Lost'  

As I watch you depart from my life
And your tempter is leading you on,
It appears...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bible,