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Best Surroundings Poems

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


Premium Member Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: surroundings, longing, love,
Form: Free verse



I Write
Tiptoeing towards the edge of the towering cliff

I flap my wounded wings and fly

over tall two hundred year old oak trees

up to the top of...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surroundings, dream, imagination, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hot cider dreams


Fall glides in on the wings
of migrating monarchs,
stained glass visions seeking respite
from a tedious journey
signaling a change in our surroundings

Blushing, the complexion of November
slips from...

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Categories: surroundings, autumn, beauty, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Infatuated love Limerence

Lost in your elegance,
if only time could stand still
to capture this memory eternally.

Reflection of the moon shimmers
upon tranquil waters
in congregation with the stars,
as we sail...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surroundings, desire, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Well-Known Stranger
'Twas a sound I thought alarming, most assuredly disarming;
Up I rose from peaceful slumber to discern what it might be.
While my candle flickered, wavered; whilst...

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Categories: surroundings, absence, assonance, feelings, miss you, ocean,
Form: Rhyme



Head On
Heart beats in rhythm to snowflakes 
Cascading in tune to my reality

Like a train travelling through time with no track 
Overwelmed by it's vivid fertile...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surroundings, endurance, faith, feelings,
Form: Free verse
A Rose In The Heather.
So still and beautiful lays the rose in the heather,
Lifeless and dying, given to bring you happiness,
So fragile is this rose laying in heather,
Slowly withering...

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Categories: surroundings, loss, lost love, nostalgia, sad, sorry,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member A Shade From The Past
Just as days long ago, when decorum resolved, 
before composure, and poise,.. were corsages, unknown
Where propriety mattered, and was favored as gold,
high society, has gathered...

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Categories: surroundings, art, nostalgia, people,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Once she was
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Racing towards a distant horizon 
I watch as hope fades within the desolate 
shadows of my bleak surroundings

Damp air wafts heavily, silently...
its aroma kindling thoughts...

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Categories: surroundings, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I see God before me
As I lay down to die I can see my soul being taken 
before my eyes.
I see God before me.

I feel the sun shining on...

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Categories: surroundings, death, faith, lossgod, god, me,
Form: Free verse
French Bread
	
	
	French Bread
	
	
	Your index finger 
	draws figure-eights 
	in the dusting of flour 
	on the counter top 
	where you lean
	quite casually, 
	watching as I make 
	a loaf...

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Categories: surroundings, sensual,
Form: Free verse
The Beauty Of Water
The beauty of water

Water, one of nature's great pleasures.
Do you find the sound of water calming, soothing and serene?
Whenever I hear water and am outside,...

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© Ryan Moon  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surroundings, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blind Terror - 'Memories 2'
Memories Episode 2 ... continued from 'Memories' (Episode 1) 

Unaware of my surroundings but knowing it’s a dream
Instead of lulling me into a fake sense...

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Categories: surroundings, dream, emotions, horror, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Orient Express: Collaboration Poem By JaDazzle Jan Allison and Darren Watson
We hear the engine whistle 
The hissing of the steam 
The hairs on our necks begin to bristle 
As we meet the arrival of a...

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Categories: surroundings, desire, journey, romance,
Form: Free verse
Consume Me
Reveled in ancient times, words escape from the crevices of nature
Through soils that many have tread
The living and the dead
Eat everything and take a great...

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Categories: surroundings, death, fear, friendship, happiness, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jewel that took the crown
A coral pink design on glistening ruby tapestry--
Reminiscent of ingenuity of sculptor's blueprints
In scarlet-orange tinges and teal-green imprints
Hanging spectacularly in the cosmic art gallery.

You are...

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Categories: surroundings, butterfly, imagery, sky, space, stars,
Form: Verse
Art of the heart
Some write to write, others to please their own romance and love
I write to enchant thy heart, and thy imagination, thy vision
To tell yee the...

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Categories: surroundings, adventure, faithlife, heart, write, heart, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sylvia's Flower Garden
Musky fragrance inundates
my nostrils as I enter 
the garden center:
a rhapsodic feeling
in idyllic surroundings.
The air is humid
like an Amazon garden,
heat barely tolerable
making my glasses misty.
Soft...

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Categories: surroundings, flower, garden,
Form: Free verse
Choosing the Path of Most Resistence
Don't fall through the cracks,
through the floorboards
past the pipes
hot water hissing
grey metallic stun gun dull.
Don't land on the basement steps,
slipping on down
bumping the back bone
breaking...

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Categories: surroundings, introspection, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Bullying 101
Step 1: 
Inhale an envious mask upon your castrated 
skull, 
and prompt this necessary illusion to commence.
Bathe yourself in ego-filled waters till you feel superior
to...

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Categories: surroundings, allegory, anti bullying, bullying, pain, school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member JACK FROST ACROSTIC
Jack Frost adores nipping at our fingers, toes and nose.
Always dressed in white, he hides outside our homes
Creeping out in the dead of night
Keeping his...

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Categories: surroundings, beauty, nature, weather, winter,
Form: Acrostic
Look At Me
                        ...

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Categories: surroundings, emotions, happy, i love you,
Form: Prose Poetry
The College
The knowledge…from ‘The College’…
Is any other high school greater…maybe later…?
From a tender age…what is the stage…?
The motto…never yield…but be brave…
For five years…no fears…some stares…many cheers…
The...

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Categories: surroundings, courage, emotions, encouraging, inspiration,
Form: ABC
Premium Member State of Grace-In The Woods
In the woods...

You can find that mysterious place
Where solace, is best described as grace
That place where man and mind, can talk
And when needed, rearrange his...

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Categories: surroundings, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Understanding Suicide Understanding Me
Understanding Suicide Understanding Me

Awhile back I had a dear friend contact me to ask if I heard about the young mans suicide at a nearby...

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Categories: surroundings, character, childhood, courage, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse