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Best Suffolk Poems

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


Suffolk

We live in a little valley
once famous for cedar trees. 
The name is no longer a label
but celebrates the past
as do most places in this...

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Categories: suffolk, history, home, retirement,
Form: Free verse



Suffolk dawn
Desolate sea
between steel sky and dusky shore.
A sinister mist creeps in,
adds to the grey gloom.
Flat calm.
		Stillness.
			     Complete silence.

A seabird cries.
Shingle-rippling wavelets,...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffolk, bird, sea, sun, weather,
Form: Free verse
Suffolk Day
Suffolk day Wednesday 21st of June 2017
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

There is going to be a Suffolk...

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Categories: suffolk, celebration, encouraging, fun, happiness, inspirational, pollution,
Form: I do not know?
Memories on the breeze

The summer air was still, 'neath golden sky
where lively birdsong filled motionless trees
sun shied away while cirrus clouds passed by
air cooled and briefly birthed a...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffolk, childhood,
Form: Sonnet
Tractor Boy
>Although I love writing, I would also like my books to sell. Then I can grant my wife her wishes and buy her a house...

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Categories: suffolk, confusion, health, how i feel, life,
Form: I do not know?



Favourite Uncle's Special Birthday
I had a lovely email from my aunt so far away;
She told me she has organised a ‘special family day’,
And though I'm not invited, would...

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Categories: suffolk, family, fun, giggle, happy birthday, ,
Form: Rhyme royal
Premium Member In East Anglia
Where the fields meet the sky,
Where ears of golden corn reach high
And winding tree-lined lanes pass by,

See the flatlands which stretch away
On a sunny, blue-sky...

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Categories: suffolk, beauty, nature,
Form: Light Verse
Don't Make Eye Contact
"But Motek, it's Hanukkah!
You MUST be with the FAMILY on HANUKKAH!!"
(Ok Mom, sure Mom, right away Mom, I'll come home)

"Rabbi Grossman DOES do such LOVELY...

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Categories: suffolk, holiday
Form: Narrative
I wore my pyjamas a whole week
> have just been sorting out some old papers and guess what I found some old poems.

There talking on the radio

There talking on the radio...

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Categories: suffolk, dog, feelings, humor, me, military, snow,
Form: Couplet
Is there life after death
Is there life after death?
By Stanley R Harris
The new mad author
& A poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

Is there life after death?
Did Christ rise from the...

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Categories: suffolk, birth, death, life, religion,
Form: I do not know?
the witch hunter.
let every old woman with a wrinkled face,
she should be aware,she lives in disgrace,
a furrowed brow,hairy lip and single tooth,
know me well,i'll get the truth.
a...

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Categories: suffolk, history, people, water, people, water,
Form: Verse
A carers poem
>Our local BBC radio station was raising funds in 2014 for Suffolk family carers in fact they raised over a quarter of a million pounds...

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Categories: suffolk, anxiety, appreciation, care, caregiving, community, devotion,
Form: I do not know?
The Battle of Arras April May 1917
Battle of Arras April – May 1917
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

I was not there.  I have...

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Categories: suffolk, analogy, anniversary, thank you, world war
Form: Epitaph
The trip
I am each stone tossed around,
each droplet of sea mixed in,
pounding each stone, churning, 
in time beating me smooth,
each impact, more homogenous,
trapped in the battle...

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Categories: suffolk, adventure, faith, inspirational, introspection, mystery
Form: Free verse
Speed thrills Stopping abruptly kills
> Do not read if of a nervous disposition . I am committed to sending at least one poem a day to some social media...

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Categories: suffolk, adventure, age, car, cool, courage, crazy,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The bicycle Tour of Brirtain
The bicycle Tour of Britain
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

The tour of Britain’s is coming here.
To Suffolk County,...

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Categories: suffolk, crush, encouraging, september, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Evie Edwards
Evie, born 13th December 1994,
Used to swim competitively,  
But she finds little time around, 
For business management, 
Which she tries to study, sound, 
At...

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Categories: suffolk, sports, strength,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Zoe Newson
Zoe was born 1992 and is a Paralympic powerlifter,
Who was born with growth hormone deficiency,
In Ipswich, she attended East Bergholt school, lifter,
And enjoyed the Suffolk...

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Categories: suffolk, body, dream, power, sports, strength, success,
Form: Quatrain
Introduction to The mad Author


>I had a question today asking what or who  was The Mad Author I did try to explain,. However like all aspiring poets (Cough,...

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Categories: suffolk, adventure, business, crazy, children, for her,
Form: I do not know?
Bit of fun for Gav from Ipswich
In Suffolk where the barley grows,
Its said that folks have seven toes, 
And 'round some parts of Sutton Hoo,
They've grown an extra finger too!
They're banjo...

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Categories: suffolk, funny,
Form: ABC
ON THE NAMING OF A CHILD
On the naming of a child
Certain protocols should be followed by the registrar

Protocol one

If the chosen name is Rainbow or Honey dew
Then firstly the parents...

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Categories: suffolk, funnyparents, people, child, parents, people,
Form: Narrative
A seaside town
Bright coloured chalets, (very dear !)
Stand close in military line,
Along the prom, beyond the pier
“NO CYCLING”, please, observe the sign.
The waves roll in with thunderous...

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© Mike Jones  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffolk, beach, sea,
Form: Verse
Putting on harness
Standing tall and proud as Punch, Albert, my Suffolk, softens to receive his collar.
I lift the hames across his back,
throw over pad and traces, belts...

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Categories: suffolk, animal, business, farm,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The lamp was quiet
He fell so broke our lamp, a sphere of stone
Made by potters on the Suffolk Coast
The lamp was silent, it was he who groaned

I was...

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Categories: suffolk, absence, allusion, bereavement,
Form: Villanelle
Southwold I love you
Southwold (Suffolk).
 
 Dear Southwold

 How I love to visit you,
 To stand barefoot,
 On your bright yellow sandy beaches,
 To stand and admire your...

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Categories: suffolk, dream, earth, how i feel, longing,
Form: Political Verse