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Best Sijo Poems

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


Premium Member SIJO -Virgin-
#3~"Lost not forgotten" 
"A solitary star had gone astray, yawning before the dark, 
hiding; straight ward, waver the wink of light, slowly fading. 
By my...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fantasy, winter,
Form: Sijo



Premium Member A Summer Remembered - Sijo String
Stretched far and wide, sun smoothes the beach, and finds a place to land
It spreads a sheet, then fastens lace to all our summer skies
No...

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Categories: first love, lost love, love, love
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Sijo - 1 - Personified
How beautiful the frosty breath of winter on the land
A breath so cold ...a kiss of death...that turns Mother Earth to stone  
But with...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Sijo
Night-Blooming Jasmine
Night-Blooming Jasmine 

expert seducer with soft silky lips, silver blue moon
sweetly kisses a slumbering beauty awakening desire;
greeting her lover, Night-Blooming Jasmine unfolds perfumed petals

11-02-2015

Contest: ...

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Categories: beauty, flower, moon, nature, night,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member When Again We Meet
When Again We Meet

Softly he says, "should I die do not wait for me." She smiles,
"just as the moon exhales no light without first a...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, appreciation, death, devotion, love, marriage,
Form: Sijo



Burning Flame Of Life
Arise and fall; the cycle of life; birth and death are human plight.

A life is lit and it burns short; when matches struck bring in...

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Categories: inspiration, inspirational, life, philosophy,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member WOODLAND WONDERLAND - VISUAL 6
Spring heralds the dawning of brilliant bluebells carpeting the woods 
Silently they slept until the warm sun rouses them from slumber 
Gently they open their...

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Categories: nature, spring,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member - Love At First Sight -



As the golden threads of silver, a mother protects her child
The path they will follow together, through life they leave deep footprints
The love that is...

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Categories: beauty, celebration, journey, love,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Vivid View VISUAL 3
Splashes of scarlet and violet blend into blue heavens
While soft, white, feathery clouds rise like angels taking flight
Over memories of Monet’s Artist's Garden at Giverny.


©...

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Categories: beauty, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member The Roller Coaster
The roller coaster leans

 into a sky the color death.

Alongside pines, it winds its broken way, 

gripping earth’s gray stubble.

In the moan of the wind,...

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Categories: beautiful, death,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Thistle Solitude
I have briefly caught sight of the other side of yesterday,
blinded by the sun, while running barefoot across a field of thorns
I'll carve a path...

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Categories: childhood, introspection, metaphor, nostalgia,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member That Colorful Drug
LSD, Ecstasy, Vicodin, Meth; I've done none of these -

not even weed!  My dealer is a muse who pushes poetry.

I get high on rhyme,...

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Categories: creation, drug,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member To Dance The Night Away
A symphony of moonlight illuminates the night sky
Waves of emerald jade dance in ripples upon the summer breeze
While tracks cut deep lead me to you...

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Categories: dance,
Form: Sijo
My Dance Partners - Visual 2
A gallant moon extends gold fingers to me on the dance floor
as I slip my legs into the chorus line of tall, green grass with...

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Categories: dance, longing, moon, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Gaining Perspective
Looking at the vast azure sky, one can't help, but feel small;
as crowds of ants run in terror of cathedral-sized Converse.
I left sugar cubes next...

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Categories: encouraging, introspection, philosophy, uplifting, wisdom, perspective,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member - Last Kiss -



Bring me to a place where the stars shine forever
White lies, the beast is finally slowed down to zero
I know the things are changed now,...

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Categories: conflict, dark, goodbye,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member NOVEMBER DREAMS



A marquee of stars dims, to beckon early winter’s stage;
Reflecting crunched flowers in ghastly hues, detached from their limp boughs.
The nightfall drapes hush of serenity...

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Categories: image, november,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Six Dancers All In White
In my room late one night, I caught six dancers all in white.
In tutus, flowered caps, and tights, they twirled on tiny pointed toes.
Seeing me,...

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Categories: fantasy
Form: Sijo
Premium Member AFTER THE FURY


Brazen night winds crash brittle glass of our furious voices
Quieting down, we slowly climb inside eyes lit with dear splendor
A flood of kisses roam north...

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Categories: love, people,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member The Summer Fling
A delight for female eyes was his gorgeous face and strong physique;
His dark eyes lured them in, but his kisses left them spellbound.
The beauty of...

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Categories: passion, daffodils,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Temple of Life
Nearby an ornate edifice meant for the worship of God
I kneel in the clearing of a verdant woods where sun’s light streams down -
spirit-touched, as...

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Categories: god, nature,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Astounding Healing
The resounding renovation of the mind can be astounding.
With each breath I take I am but a soul yearning for redemption-
I now seek rejuvenation in...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life,
Form: Sijo
Cenote
Glimpse an empire in sweated palm burdened with pain centuries old; 
Horrors and stalagmites hang in beautiful tragedy Gods have told:
Within soil surrounding bluest calm,...

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Categories: loss, nature, time
Form: Sijo
October Bliss




I ride freely in respite with what this blissful month serves
Like truant in yoga, forgetting all wonga and being wonk
That I may enjoy a long...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: october,
Form: Sijo
Premium Member HUSH OF GOLD ASTERS--VISUAL 5




While a lattice of gold asters sheds its dangled petals, 
I cringe against the intrusion from rainfall's unforgiving wind.
Through night's hush, moist blooms graze my...

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Categories: flower, peace,
Form: Sijo