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Best Sumptuous Poems

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

Premium Member Gothic Love Grind
I find you alone
in your favorite room of sorrow and suspense,
the woman I cherish more than victory or divine sense,
long untouched, you stare into a...

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Categories: sumptuous, gothic, love, passion,
Form: Epic

Premium Member All In All, True Magnificent Treasures Given - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Luscious the fruits, beautiful under moonlit beams
firmly planted roots, outstandingly hot, lush-sent dreams
all in all, glorified visions, heavenly sent
treasured deeply with rapture stored, sweet love-nights...

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Categories: sumptuous, appreciation, beautiful, desire, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sinuous Melody
Your face
is a love song 
of exquisite and matchless beauty

Your eyes 
a duet of violin and cello
sonorous, deep 

Your hair
an orchestra of euphonious instruments
playing in...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, love, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Begging Sunlight -

A yellow song about autumn
Leaves falling slowly 
May nature embrace me gently

Birds mixing tunes 
Of such ecstatic sound 
Rising a sweet melody 
Creeds and song...

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Categories: sumptuous, autumn, beauty, color, sunshine,
Form: Free verse
Nothing But Words
Sometimes words just aren't enough 
to capture all of the magic that surrounds 
the spill of the rainbow after a good storm 
the twinkles that...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, beauty,
Form: Free verse

Gold Fever
Gold Fever 

History will not record the bloated weight
Of this pious and bigoted race 
Or count the fat and flaccid wealth
Of religions idolatry

Those pages have...

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Categories: sumptuous, faithfaith, political, perspective,
Form: Free verse
A Little House of Memories
It was a lovely little house.

Built of white painted timber,

with a gabled roof clad in green tin,

it had never been a rich person's house.

It was...

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© Red OMara  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE STAR OF DAVID


                The Star...

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Categories: sumptuous, how i feel, image, jewish,
Form: I do not know?
Ballroom Delights

I douse myself by melodious waves of music
As he maneuvers me into his gracefulness
Clasps of our hands draw my ebullience like magic

In ecstasy, feet slide...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, dance,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member my cloud

on my-
diaphanous    gossamer filmy cloud-
sumptuous I float woebegone

flowers   far   and below

and bluebirds come
fluttering in the azure sky
twittering and...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, bird, garden, peace,
Form: Free verse

Soft as the lofting breeze, is the light of loving
Gentle is the moving sway, in the endless stillness
Of the human heart, for compassion in rheum’s

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, art, beauty, friendship, happiness, inspirational, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member the weathered door

I stand-
gazing     at the weathered    door-
beautiful    the knob is old brass

foliage   dark ...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, future, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Sofia's Dream
For Sofia Coppola

The epitome of serenity 
lies just beneath the foot of me 
sashaying through the sweet, clean grass  
White linen bathes...

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© Gayle Rodd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, beauty, dream, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Forever In My Heart
Looking out across the morning sky
Amazed at the beautiful sunrise
In which, I see your ravishing smile
And against my skin, a warm summer breeze
As gentle as...

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Categories: sumptuous, love, passion, romance, me,
Form: List
Premium Member The Perfect Day
A hot cup of tea greeting me—
first thing in the morning, 
wife smiling unconditionally, xo!  
hot water on tap, tsh…
neighbour’s doggy popping in to...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, funny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love's Greatest Costs Are Pangs Of Deepest Remorse
Love's Greatest Costs Are Pangs Of Deepest Remorse

Life is not all love, sweet fun and joyous games
nor pure enjoyment seeing dawn's early rise.
Sometimes it may...

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Categories: sumptuous, art, loss, love hurts, passion, sorrow,
Form: Sonnet
4 Walls
If these four walls could talk they would say..
I'm so sorry that I'm driving you crazy today
there's so much on my chest, I've much to...

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Categories: sumptuous, death, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SUMMER LOVE

At day's end a retreating sun banished
Awestruck we witness its closing farewell
Silently the last veil of hue vanished
Our woes amounting to mere bagatelle

Nightfall air transfixed...

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Categories: sumptuous, devotion, love, magic, moon, nature, night,
Form: Sonnet
The Tear I Abhor
Tension crawls into the pores of crashing contemplation
Why has it become so hard to breathe?
If only it was known what this dejected heart is saying

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Categories: sumptuous, analogy, life, loneliness, lost love, sad
Form: Free verse
Snapper Soup
Turtle soup to some is a sumptuous, sweet stew
Full of flavor, a favorite of families, not a few

Formed from the flesh of fresh turtle, so...

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Categories: sumptuous, artsweet, sweet,
Form: Couplet
I married someone in America, "My royalty" -
But can you look away from Brides in Sari*
That long, silk or chiffon sheet several feet long
Wrapped with...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, america, appreciation, beautiful, culture, environment, growing
Form: Verse
Static Not
So to you,
  My love:

In a moment 
with resolve, I call.
Without distraction I 
move affectionately
to your life.
to capture a morsel 
the images that you...

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Categories: sumptuous, love, passion, me,
Form: Free verse
A Feather Floats
Light falls amongst light, not a shadow's might 
blown past chill of day with tepid winds 
graceful as a feather floats 
down in silence 

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© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, day, happiness,
Form: Free verse
A cup of coffee in my midsts
Keeps me fit
As I open up my box of chocolates
I am bestowed with accolades
Today I feel I must pray

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© Seema Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sumptuous, america, arabic, basketball, beautiful, birthday, bridal
Form: Choka
Born in 1947 
a delicate post war child
So shy was she
and nervous too
a flimsy fragile flower
who when her mother took her out

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Categories: sumptuous, child, hair, red, true love,
Form: Free verse