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Best Susurrus Poems

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Premium Member Susurrus
Heart yearns for a remedy to help it unwind,
as thoughts drift to forgotten forests of the mind.
Distant visions with hues of a sepia tone,
soul senses...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susurrus, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Sonnet

Scene One:

Fingertip touches
under salt sun,
a volunteer hostage,
wrapped in white.
She leans in,
“Stay as long as you like,
dead on this wet cedar slab,
feet toward Japan.”

Scene Two:

Writing in...

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Categories: susurrus, relationship, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Autumn Afterglow
Autumn Afterglow

As halcyon summer days 
    wave goodbye
Bucolic trees seen from 
    an autumn sky
Become a cynosure 

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Categories: susurrus, autumn, beauty, october, seasons, sky, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Dream of Dreams
I dream of a place where dancers embrace,
Waltzing together incipient lights,
Music transposed echoed heavenly grace,
Accompanies first harmonious nights;

I dream of lilacs and lavender mist,
Adrift susurrus...

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Categories: susurrus, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Dr Rams Words Are Better Than Gold
Exquisite the ravel of his comforting quilt
a pondering notion of wisdom is felt 
I take a sip of his lovely red wine,  

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Categories: susurrus, adventure, devotion, friendship, happiness, hope, imagination,
Form: Kyrielle


from afar, leaves like uncounted catatonic fires  
huddled close
pinned to the chill air

a pointillist’s love affair with a hundred shades of red

the ground is...

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Categories: susurrus, autumn, color, funeral, imagery, nature, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Il Pleut
Il PLeut

It rains torrentially
after long drought and disorder;
it rains drenching the empathetic 
scraggy soil of the heart
it rains moistening the rocks of anger
crags of revenge...

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Categories: susurrus, rain,
Form: Prose Poetry
Sensing the Divine
Is the universe
God’s dream,
or is this a being
whose sole
imperative is
to comprehend itself—
susurrus reverberating
through spacetime’s
faint and gossamer web—
arrayed for us
as law and truth?
Will I ever know?

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Categories: susurrus, creation, dream, god, space, spiritual, universe,
Form: Free verse
Autumn's Song
Susurrus of leaves,
Gently soothes the Southern hills:
Evening lullabies....

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Categories: susurrus, nature,
Form: Haiku
(one of my very few macaronic poems.   If you read even a little French, you will understand why I chose this form)

Your tongue...

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Categories: susurrus, allegory,
Form: Free verse
The Man Who Spoke in Whispers
(for Jim Ducker)

The growth plundered your voice,
robbing it of tone; you spoke
in well-articulated whispers, inhaling
through that tube thing in your throat.

You shone, in spite of...

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Categories: susurrus, absence, bereavement, best friend, farewell, friendship,
Form: Free verse
It Isn't Arcadia but It's Darker Than Hell
This is where death is the child and I it's Laborious hand holder

Jagged night, lean souls
blackened sight in the martyr moon
crooning crows and brazen ravens...

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Categories: susurrus, adventure, art, confusion, death, imagination, introspection,
Form: Free verse
On a Crisp Autumn Evening
The susurrus breeze 
of spring’s ingénue trees 
now rasps and wheezes,
rustling sparse leaves as
the trees, now crones,
rest brittle bones,
primed for winter’s coming.

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Categories: susurrus, autumn, tree,
Form: Rhyme
The Clandestine Life of the burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owls are found in open, dry grasslands, agricultural and range lands, and desert habitats often associated with burrowing animals, particularly prairie dogs, ground squirrels...

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Categories: susurrus, bird, earth, humor, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pickled Raspberry Musings
Caged magnetic daydreams of lucid migration;

I’ve been there before.  It’s forbidden:

Orchard carved calligraphy crisply cut -
Spiraled surface-scratched immortality 
Dimly azure, aglow on videotape,
Red, blue,...

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Categories: susurrus, bird,
Form: Free verse
The Lost Princess

I felt his susurrus
Under my feet
The world as I had known it before
Is nullified
Stranger still is 
This feeling of not being quite mortified

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Categories: susurrus, allegory, allusion, appreciation, beautiful, history, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Special Feeling
special susurrus
so suave spicy whispery
hot way in return


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Categories: susurrus, romance,
Form: Haiku
in the dawning of the sun
the stars within me rise
light hues of reds and blues
as sail with blurring stars,
susurrus of silky movements  
awakens me...

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Categories: susurrus, beauty, blue, light, morning, silence, star,
Form: Free verse
Morning Mind Matter
It’s half past four in the morning.
Thoughts swirl in my head,
Not one a epiphany.
I can’t help but to wish every day
Radiated the petrichor
That smells like...

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© s. grace  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susurrus, art, beauty, deep, happy, life, morning,
Form: Free verse
All Alone
All alone, in the surreal, rayless eventide, gnarly, disheveled hands gouging from the rooted Earth, tongue forever tied. Melancholia echoing through Gods breath, despondency wrenching...

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© Sam Allen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: susurrus, betrayal, depression,
Form: Free verse
consumed in a lunar reflection
here I woke
and she waits for me there,
susurrus her wings spoke
and I walk within her stare.
every form & thought
converged, consumed
in a lunar reflection.
lift this veil...

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Categories: susurrus, death, imagination, life, love, me,
Form: Blank verse
Judgment Moment
He could see
through the faint frost
on the window pane
that the city in the afternoon rain
had turned into a charcoal sketch
of varying shades of gray with,

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Categories: susurrus, imagination, philosophy, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cosmic Wings
Cosmic Wings

Susurrus songs of delightful dragonflies with flash dances
Through flowering fields with passionate prances
Glowing with sanguine opulence, we glimpse gallant glances
We capture them in conversation...

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Categories: susurrus, butterfly, imagery, nature,
Form: Monorhyme
Strength of my blues...
I hear heavy chains dragging across
graveled pavement

Heavy feet they can't lift too weak
Deep susurrus to dry to speak

The air is thick
sticky with each inhale

Drowning my...

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Categories: susurrus, imagination, sad, visionary,
Form: I do not know?
All At Sea
Like a playful cat,the sea purrs in,
Its susurrus soothing us with its softness.
Dappled white,it dances around our feet,
Clutching at our ankles with its sheathed claws.

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Categories: susurrus, death, loss, sad,
Form: Free verse