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Best Russell Poems

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


Premium Member As One Together
moon and stars above
warm summer night breeze blowing
arms wrapped around me
closeness makes my body weak
your breath, the warm breeze, I melt

our hearts together
beat now as...

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Categories: russell, happiness, love, uplifting,
Form: Tanka



Premium Member Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

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Categories: russell, celebration, character, dedication, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Finding BigFoot
For BigFoot I searched everywhere.
In all the Northwest, he’s not there!
Then I thought I might know
where a BigFoot might go . . .
so I went...

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Categories: russell, funny love,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Nature Lovers
Breathing feather-whispers ever sweetly
upon my neck, oh, how he pleases me!
Irises beneath long lashes gazing
down at me are gold-tinged and amazing.

Near moonlit water, on a...

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Categories: russell, love,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Reflections from a Toiling Sonneteer
One’s poetry not always will unfold
beneath its author’s pen as some suppose.
And poetry one is to yet behold
might slowly bloom before one plucks that rose.

At...

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Categories: russell, on writing and words,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Limerick On Poets
A LIMERICK ON NOTED SOUP POETS

Bob Hinshaw, Tom Cunningham, James Edward Lee, Sr., Russell Sivey, Gordon McConnell,  Greg Barden, Emile Pinet, Silent One, WingedWarrior,...

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Categories: russell, america, celebrity, dedication, encouraging,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Nature Sounds
The wind against the trees make a rustling
A sound unlike any other around
The rubbing of the limbs craft a bustling
It’s a subtle music which brings...

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Categories: russell, life, nature, sound,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Love in Poetry
How do I write my love in poetry?
Spin it around a needle’s company
I succumb to the wishes that’s displayed
Straight into my heart, a bed that...

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Categories: russell, love, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
A Magic Adventure Of Peter The Pan
A Magic Adventure of Peter The Pan/AKA Peta The Fwying Pan

Peter was a fine young pan with blue eyes
Like all the other pans his age,...

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Categories: russell, allegory, depression, faith, family,
Form: Personification
Sea In Life
It’s a wonderful feeling as you gladly air your sweet melody
The canticle of your ebbs is heard from your sweet glee
Children shriek with laughter as...

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© Len Gasun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: russell, future, hope, inspiration, ,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Autumn Moon
Autumn Moon

melon moon rising
akin to the rising sun— 
In contrast to lapis sky
enchanting lovers
strolling hand in hand on shore.
Moonlight coruscates on sea.


5-6-19


9-7-2017
Moonlight Delight Contest~6th Place~
Sponsored by: Russell...

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Categories: russell, autumn, beauty, love, moon,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member On My Porch
Some days the birds come out
They sing there beautiful song
They envelope my senses
I harbor their harmonious tunes
I long to hear them all my days
There are...

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Categories: russell, life, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Romantic Interlude - Collab with Anne-Lise
Romantic emotions, the strongest human feelings
Are those that I love to have sweet dealings

To love is to have someone special in your heart
Knowing that your...

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Categories: russell, love, romance,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Dark Loss
He tried to fly
flapped his wings

High above him
a dark duvet
drizzled sadness

Only yesterday,
or was it last week
his wings and feet
carried him

little raven
didn't remember

Carry me
carry me
he squeaked
to...

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Categories: russell, dark, metaphor, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween Diamond
Bones
Pale, chalky
Hating, stalking, gripping
Skull, skeleton, Jack-O-Lantern, candle
Humbling, pleasing, comforting
Orange, hollow
Pumpkin

Russell Sivey
...

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Categories: russell, holiday, life,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member My PoetrySoup
M y eyes see what your heart is feeling
Y our feelings you write out as poetry

P ain, love, joy, wonder, inspiration
O nly you can help...

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Categories: russell, friendship, on writing and
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Positano Harbor
     "Positano Harbor"



crown jewel of sea and sky
on blue Amali coast line
harbor landscape breathtaking
Italy's delight.

tiny boats sail ocean waves
brilliant water cascades...

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Categories: russell, sea,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Crimson Sky
There’s scarlet within the warm sky tonight
A crimson feel that envelopes alright
I love the sight of every form of red
Yellow seeps in with orange that...

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Categories: russell, life, nature, sun,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Red Sun
Red Sun 

The engine coughs and sputters
Then roars and shows it’s ready
To catch the sun at Hilo
Rising from the sea.


Written 06/24/13 for Russell Sivey’s
Red Sun...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: russell, betrayal, conflict, december, horror,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Wild Passion
She’s wild, a passionate heart of love inspired
Playing a violin, masterful and free
So fast and fierce, her every lust is desired
Violin sparks aflame burning intensely
She...

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Categories: russell, heart, innocence, love, passion,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Poet Stamp 2011
This is for you, Mystic Rose,
The closest cyber encounter family tree, my spree
Harry Horsman, Sara K, summer's gone, let's haiku and play.
Achoo contest, butterflies, Parise...

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Categories: russell, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cawing Crow
In the night movement there’s a wary crow
Straight up into the blue moon it flies high
Cocking its flight to avoid its cold rays
Each night in...

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Categories: russell, bird, dark,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member My Secret Garden, Coin of Dreams
Darkness lies behind the locked gate
Vastness is what’s beyond the wall
Crassness delves into my longed soul
Fondness it makes a great heart call

Key to the gate...

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Categories: russell, dream, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flowers on a Path
I follow the path of flowers that’s near
Each one a little different than the next
I desire to be close, with petals dear
Their blossoms are fancy...

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Categories: russell, flower, life, peace, flower,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member GARDEN
GARDEN

Two haiku after a painting by Russell Gordon

flowering dogwood
perched and pert, a tanager
harkens to the wind

flowering dogwood
perched and pert, just listening
scarlet tanager
………………………………..

this plaster statue
she’s naked,...

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Categories: russell, nature,
Form: Haiku