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Best Syl Poems

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


Premium Member STREAMS IN THE DESERT

This misty river, scented sweet
From bare land you enthrall,
To quench the evening's sultry heat
Beside your cooling wall.

Low tide lends magic to this rite
To twirl upon...

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Categories: syl, creation, hope, uplifting,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member RITES OF HARVEST MOON --HexSonnetta


When harvest moon alights,
to sail like gauzy lace
on through a cloud’s embrace...
I watch her mystic rites,
as beaming, she excites
my lithesome hours of grace.

How glorious the...

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Categories: syl, beauty, moon,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member FACING THE HURT

To ride the sea is a pleasure and a curse
as huddle of gulls, starfish dart from nowhere
enchanting frolic on breakers, they traverse
into buoyant laps with...

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Categories: syl, courage, fear, hurt,
Form: Ottava rima
Somewhere Back Into The Childhood
Putting a reverse gear,
I'll go back, 
Where no religion or 
Boundaries, could be listed. 
One cared only for dolls.

By: Archana Garg
Dt: 9th January 2015

Total syl....

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Categories: syl, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member KINDRED


Kindness at home breeds love
Keeping family warm…
Kids, parents join hearts to
Knit times with gaiety;
Knowing sweet acts open
Keys of faith…and household
Kneels in worship as one.


Contest: Pleiades...

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Categories: syl, family, love, together,
Form: Verse



Premium Member FLESH, RESURRECTED
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When hunchbacked skulls drip of shrapnel stains
Of raked life quilted with torn-out noises, 
Watery clay defrosts past maimed pains 
As silk skies reap a smudge...

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Categories: syl, life,
Form: Pantoum
probability in life
face uncertainty; 
art of seeing the hidden
trial and error

Syl. count 5/7/5...

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Categories: syl, life,
Form: Haiku
My Second Hand Toyota Revo
Advertising triolet poem with narrative:


 Toyota Revo
(triolet)

A four-wheel drive,even purchased as second-hand
Still runs smoothly and safe, never trundles around
With its superlative engine, mileage is grand
A...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syl, appreciation, car,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member LADDER OF BRIGHT TRAIL




Blue tunnel glimmers where dome meets the ray
in cadence of  lulled sleep, its final veil...
the flight grows misty in a blooming sway
as my soul...

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Categories: syl, happiness, heaven, uplifting,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member OBLIVIOUS


I strut the lane of vagrancy
With breaths choking from evening’s plea,
As lampposts dip across the night
When love undone grates my delight;
Reflecting scenes... a cracked marquee.

Trapped...

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Categories: syl, absence, sad love,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member CLUSTERS OF BLOOMS


As clusters of blooms rustle to sashay,
Peonies, roses, and lilies delight
With hints of peach, of gold in fine array!

Their rich fragrance wafts on a summer...

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Categories: syl, beautiful, flower, wedding,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member MARTHA GRAHAM, A MAVERICK




HANDMAIDEN OF MOON DANCING



fly me to stars in the thrill of one swan night
over a crescent arc to feel a flame of sighs,
teasing dreams so...

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Categories: syl, art, inspirational, me, age, age, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FULLY BOOKED Part 2
In sentient shades of silence
The heart endures from tyrants
Love lives lachrymosely long
My heart shows its prong.


June.22.2016
PART 2, FULLY BOOKED - Poetry Contest
By nette onclaud

~compose ONE...

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Categories: syl, august, betrayal, emotions, hurt,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member SWIRL WITH ME


my love, stay gently wild

and foxtrot with me

to swirl in flaming dips

of night… heavenly!



6/5/6/5/syl count
Giorgio V's Laconic Contest
by nette onclaud
...

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Categories: syl, desire, romance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SLOWLY DIMMING





Her eyes grate on tainted hall

Where love's ember pranced inside

A vignette slowly dimming...

While night's coal glistens




7/7/7/5 Syl Count
5 Lines Or Less Contest...Black-Eyed Susan

...

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Categories: syl, angst, introspection,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member Somewhere
Somewhere,
when our lips finally meet,
and the rush of the world stops
It's there, in the fragrance,
love will be forever warm


contest Somewhere
Frederic Parker 1/7/15
29 syl...

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Categories: syl, kiss,
Form: Free verse
Past Life
In past life I hailed from Shitterton 
and loved good food and plenty of action
Once a witch visited town
Who taught her art to me clown
With...

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Categories: syl, beauty, fun, life,
Form: Limerick
Haiku
Haiku may be hard,
But isn't it random words?,
Running out of syl-...

Dog sits on floor,
Hairy dog sits on floor,
Cat sleeps on floor...

I like drinking cola,
It makes...

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Categories: syl,
Form: Haiku
The Sweater
The Sweater





To a frigid wind's quiver,
Graces a warm embrace,
Of passion knitted in hot threads,
My sweater hugs his chest,
To a frigid wind's quiver.




Syl- 7/6/8/6/7
Written August 3rd,...

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Categories: syl, love,
Form: Verse
Gravity
invisible pull
relativity connect;
independence sought

syl. count 5/7/5
Date write: 8.7.2014...

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Categories: syl, miracle,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member KINSHIP ON SOUP




‘`’`’`’`’’’’’’```

From diverse time zones, we gather
knitting words for all soupy friends 
united by warmth and laughter
from diverse time zones, we gather
Language of praises, we saunter
beyond...

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Categories: syl, friendship, uplifting, words, time, time,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member HAZY EVENING MIST



In that stillness of a meadow
Quite uncanny yet deep,
When birds were mute and every tree
Gasped  feebly…   all asleep,

Throughout one hazy evening mist
Along...

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Categories: syl, longing, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Twinkling stars
twinkle of distant stars 
and their positions in space
hold keys to our destiny
some of us believe

enchanting star patterns get
formed by those departed 
remind us they...

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Categories: syl, angel, stars,
Form: Verse
On the pier
I sit on the pier sad
Imagine I was sun
Solitary, no one
near it, shuns all.

tired evening sun lowers
sea embraces it slow
the salt lessens sun’s glow
it cools...

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Categories: syl, sun, , Lullaby,
Form: Verse
Premium Member OBLIVIOUS TO CHILLS


As mauve of autumn waves her velvet cloak
Each treetop, each leaf upturns a  glazed hue:
That  between dusk and morn, the winds evoke
A ...

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Categories: syl, autumn, beautiful,
Form: Ottava rima