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Best Suntanned Poems

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

Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: suntanned, angst, culture, native american, nature, spiritual,
Form: Iambic Pentameter

Premium Member The girl with blue Aruba eyes


She stood amidst the tropic breeze
the girl with blue Aruba eyes
Between the fruiting mango trees
neath pastel sunset shimmered skies

Meandering this summer’s eve
we stroll the shoreline...

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Categories: suntanned, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Discomfort Notwithstanding
hanging in the air
humidity’s heaviness . . .
the river’s slow crawl

On the Mississippi lies the beautiful little city where I once lived. How many times...

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Categories: suntanned, life,
Form: Haibun

I  shudder to think about the way 
Some  vegetables are  abused every day -
With physical ...

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Categories: suntanned, funny
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Watermelon Summer
That was the summer...
Of watermelon fields, and hot, humid days
Of suntanned traces, and mosquito-bit faces
When the purpose of knees
Was to be skinned
Of running down a...

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Categories: suntanned, sea, seasons,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member His Mediterranean Spell
a patch of, alluring sea
the wonder of this buoyancy

the gentle waves, the searing sun
with all of nature, I am one

my aches and pains just drift...

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Categories: suntanned, holiday, sea,
Form: Couplet
New Year's Resolutions
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS (from a dutiful husband for his loyal wife)

I’ll promise in the year ahead
To never, ever fart in bed,
Nor say how she should...

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Categories: suntanned, humorous, love, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
The Stone Man
His heart was cold, cold as stone as
he sat staring straight ahead. He
had white lines from squinting painted
on the sides of his suntanned temples.
Even the...

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Categories: suntanned, betrayal, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nighttime Musings
Through the louvered window
The moonlight slips in furtively
Barring her flawless suntanned skin
Musky fragrance pervades the air
Stirring the mind with anticipation
Mellow sensual intoxication.

Contest: Night time Musings

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Categories: suntanned, sensual,
Form: Verse
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Categories: suntanned, funny,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Cyber Nymph
The Cyber Nymph
Loch David Crane
August 18, 1997

Lie back--expose your belly ring		
up unto the sky. . .
I just hope when I get down close
it won't put...

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Categories: suntanned, funny, funny love, internet, relationship, sensual,
Form: Ballad
Those days when the hours fluttered by
Like the wings of a bright butterfly.
Suntanned skin and bare feet--
And the breeze was as sweet
As the fragrance of...

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Categories: suntanned, childhood, life, nostalgia, time,
Form: Limerick
He stood at the Crossway begging for alms.
His demeanor looked like he was singing the psalms.

With folded hands, gazing at the sky he mutters.
The spewed...

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© Sam Raj  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suntanned, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
My life
My feet walk a thousand miles
new places new faces
it's what I like best
A bohemian gypsy
Free & easy I live my day
under the warmth of the...

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Categories: suntanned, life, life, universe,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Scent of Childhood

At last, a darkness filled the skies
Small tufts of dust, like clouds would rise 
as the earth was kissed by welcomed rain

The rain at last,...

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Categories: suntanned, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
   Harsh! The  asphalt  sac circumscribes my spirit
   drowning  the  spectacle of sapphire ambiance

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Categories: suntanned, death,
Form: Burlesque
Premium Member Forever Bright
I think about the field of grass I lay in once,
between Main Street and river's edge 
July, in fact, a first recalled
before our lives had...

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Categories: suntanned, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Beautiful 2 --- My Harbor and Sea

	Gentle waves of raven locks lap against the shore of her skin,
	Soft, suntanned arms beckon the dusky light on the horizon,
	Angelic radiance to her form....

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© John Arola  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suntanned, allusion, analogy, beautiful, beauty, love, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Suntanned toes
Submerged and swirling tepid water
In lazily summer circles
While I float
Dangling fingers, barely skimming the surface
Hypnotic lapping little waves
Caress the warm plump vinyl inner tube

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Categories: suntanned, happiness, nature, seasons, summer, summer,
Form: Free verse
Boarding the Middle Passage
Suntanned fields tower along your breast.
Rusty gripping whips rip ripened veins.
Dancing black silhouette, shipped to the west,
In a barbed necklace of embroidered chains.

Singing in patois,...

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Categories: suntanned, black african american, depression, history, inspirational,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Autumn's Breath
Exhausted by bright, long, summer days
Suntanned skin from the sunshine rays
She exhales a cleansing autumn breath
Preparing for her winter’s rest

Emerald greens and rainbows in bloom

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suntanned, seasons,
Form: Rhyme
Independence Day
Beachfront condos shrouded in the early mist 
of morning. Seagulls hanging on the breeze, 
their screeching waking sleepyheads 
before their coffee, it's July the 4th,...

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Categories: suntanned, holiday,
Form: Verse

When therefore great Father Saint and our driver, us your reasons knowers will 
be saved? The world is changing I feel it in the water,...

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Categories: suntanned, community, corruption, courage, encouraging, god, heart,
Form: Dramatic monologue
By the roadside, 
I saw a knave, suntanned, cloaked in dirt
who, standing upon the ground, 
like a famished hermit, 
held out a bowl in his...

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Categories: suntanned, abuse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MOTHER
"When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument."

C.S. Forester's "The African Queen”


My sweetheart gin...

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Categories: suntanned, drink, mother son,
Form: Rhyme