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Best Sydney Poems

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


Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: sydney, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member They walk amongst us
They walk amongst us, but in silent ways,
spreading peace and love without any praise.
When thunder roars and lightning strikes in rain
they watch over us, healing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sydney, angel, appreciation, tribute,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Bridging the Gap
My sincere thanks to Teppo Gren for bridging the gap and taking time out of his hectic schedule to visit me on his recent visit...

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Categories: sydney, appreciation, friendship,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP
A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP

Dear Caren, Andrea, Cay Cay, Carolyn and Jan
Rico, Arturo, Paul and Chris, all of you are the same...

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Categories: sydney, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
101 POETS
101  POETS

I want to thank 101 poets, when words have no limit.
All 101 spots full of flowing imagery and spirit.
Nathan Dilts my #1~writing for...

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Categories: sydney, celebration, community, dedication, friend, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



LOST IN THE MIST
LOST  IN  THE   MIST 
   

Grey fingers soft as a pickpocket’s,      
Soundless and sightless,...

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Categories: sydney, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
EXERPTS FROM HITLER'S DIARY 1941
EXERPTS   FROM   HITLER’S   DIARY   1941

"I never travel without my diary, one should always have something sensational to...

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Categories: sydney, funnywar, crazy, june, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
Witchy Poo From Dunedoo
I'm Witchy Poo from Dunedoo,
I'm a flaming outback witch,
You won't see me rounding cattle up
Or digging in a ditch.

I like to cast spells,
Just like those...

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Categories: sydney, children, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The First Fleet
by Robert (Bob) Moore

The 26th of January, is called Australia Day
that was when some 10 pound poms, decided they would stay
they had been, for about...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sydney, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SOUP SAFARI
SOUP SAFARI
,      ,        ,        ,



here I...

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Categories: sydney, happiness, holiday, people
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities





"Barefoot in the Bushfires of the Vanities"



Heat rises slowly to rapture flames licking and teasing
Blue Ghostgums to stretch and crack wide open
as Fire spreads molten...

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Categories: sydney, art, life, muse, psychological, sensual,
Form: Free verse
mama mia
long before i met April
i was a poet true
i had a heart of love 
but no one to give it to
so i put my words...

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Categories: sydney, art, words, me, sweet, day, love,
Form: Free verse
G Grandfather Joe White
JOE WHITE

Back in 1880 you will find, Joe White he was about.
The Brumby runner master mind. Of this I'll leave no doubt.
He took from Mugan...

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Categories: sydney, adventurehome, day, green, home, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Aussie Adventures of Skeet and Rich
With all the world a thousand feet below
  was the morn on New Year's Day;
  and 'neath a shining weightless wing
the sea cliffs...

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Categories: sydney, adventure, holiday,
Form: Ballad
AT THE BUS DEPOT
AT   THE   BUS   DEPOT

Faces and suitcases with little rumbling wheels.
The seat is hard and littered with yesterday’s paper.
How can...

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Categories: sydney, allegory,
Form: Verse
BRIDAL DRESS FOR THE HAWTHORN TREE
BRIDAL   DRESS FOR THE HAWTHORN TREE

In  the  church  garden   fair,
One glorious  May day  near the ides...

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Categories: sydney, nature, spring, tree, may, spring, tree,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member A Tale of Two Cities - Life Lesson
How thrilling was a novel long ago
I read for school: A Tale of Two Cities.
It tells of common people whose great woe
comes from the upper...

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Categories: sydney, london, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Hold Me In Your Arms
Take me where our love once was
In our garden, on leisurely walks 
Flying mountains where birds flock
Holding hands in a heavenly talk.

Spinning rhythm around the...

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Categories: sydney, love,
Form: Quatrain
POETS LOGGED IN
Poets logged in
From all across the land
Just to share their writing skills
To every woman and every man

From the United States is Matt
And from India Auro...

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Categories: sydney, black-african amerpoets,
Form: Dramatic monologue
SCENERY TO PAINT
SCENERY  TO PAINT



Every day we  reviewed them in  parade attitude
Along the Snake River in the Tetons’ solitude,
Or at attention on the banks...

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Categories: sydney, art, river,
Form: Couplet
On the Other Side

Beyond the blue ... 
sailing past the farthest tearful kiss blown
Hoping for clear skies ahead,
as my Aussie eyes see wallaby clouds
joyfully jumping by

From Perth to...

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Categories: sydney, happiness, joy, perspective, places,
Form: Romanticism
IMMORTALITY
IMMORTALITY

When you look into your daughter’s brown eyes 
And see  the eyes of your own mother long gone
But  still smiling there,  ...

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Categories: sydney, introspection, butterfly, time, universe, , memorial,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Black Molasses




"Black Molasses"



Black Molasses 
holds to ransom 
footprints 
sucked into 
Tropic of Capricorn mud
as bushfires bleed
sugar from cane
like molten glucose 
shot into the veins
of Mother Earth...

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Categories: sydney, death, fire, world,
Form: Free verse
GENESIS
GENESIS


On the writhing shoreline’s shifting sand
The thrust of the immovable hard land
Under the foaming white wedding dress of the ocean 
Resolves their differences, puts their...

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Categories: sydney, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Necropoleis



"Necropoleis"



Naked and invisible
strange weather 
has transported 
me through the 
dark violet 
Necropoleis

towards the 
eternity that 
is You

Floating like a 
leaf, cold-veined
To another life
Fire, that is...

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Categories: sydney, imagery, romance, symbolism,
Form: Romanticism