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Best Symphonic Poems

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


Hidden Beauty
Hidden beauty resides not in the grace like charms
Of coy smiles 
Painted across a gentle Madonnas face.
Nor is she vested within the chastened vows
Of saintly...

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Categories: symphonic, beauty,
Form: Rhyme



The Solo Pianist
Another Sunday evening at the street-corner
next to the coffee parlour, overlooking the ocean
The solo pianist  with desert-lime eyes
sits once-again on the piano chair.
His hair,a...

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Categories: symphonic, absence, emotions, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Harmony

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Soft melodies of misted spray
adrift ‘pon glistened air
Cascading waters on display
their touch of moisture’d share

As fern leaf sonnets fill the trees
illumined emerald green
Symphonic spun tranquilities
embrace...

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Categories: symphonic, nature,
Form: Rhyme
The Wind Moves
The wind moves

It moves in many ways

How it moves

Like exotic scents of purple lavender

wafting 'neath a harvest sun

and  the rise of sour yeast

inside a...

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Categories: symphonic, absence, nature,
Form: Free verse
Play Rain
Play rain , play melancholic tunes
Play closely to my ear, I need to hear

I want to listen to Sinatra's toe-tap sounds
As you fall, fall slowly...

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Categories: symphonic, childhood, rain,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Hope's Storm -'The Dreamer' Final'
Part 4 ~ 
Finale of the story that started in my earlier Video ‘The Dreamer’~ Thank you. 

Gerard ~
‘Hark, there it is ~ a deep...

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Categories: symphonic, hope, storm,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Morning Dew Melodies

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Morning dew melodies whispering soft,
harmonies dream on the wind
Scented illusions of days in the past
and those about to begin

Choruses blooming in amethyst shades,
sweet as the...

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Categories: symphonic, good morning,
Form: Rhyme
Death To The Mockingbird
Death to the mockingbird with one shot to the heart,
Crushing wings with desperation sings sorrow worlds apart.
Concrete tears from wasted eyes fall on a mossy...

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Categories: symphonic, dark, jealousy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fruit of Love - An array
Nature unfurls charms
Loving emotions flourish
Her cup runs over

Exquisite passion
Limbs entwined in sweet embrace
Move in symphony

Senses on fire
Symphonic crescendos peak
Cocooned in slumber

Nature’s Miracle
Blooming as she takes...

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Categories: symphonic, celebration, love, mother, sensual, sexy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Vixen Of The Mist
 Wind-driven, deceptive, mysterious,
cries vixen's pulsating, debauchery
with haunting arias, mesmerizing!
The lighthouse, fearlessly, captivated,
by siren's symphonic orchestrations 
shines brighter, exclaiming calamity!
She cautions vigilant navigators...
fog's mirage masquerades...

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Categories: symphonic, imagination, sea,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Two bodies, two hearts and two lives

Two bodies, two hearts and two lives

A midnight moon glistens softly
upon the Mediterranean sea
as we count stars in the heavens,
twinkling like opals on this 
warm...

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Categories: symphonic, love, passion, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the absence of complication
In the absence of complication,
trials and tribulations become distant memories.
Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
inspiring forthcoming musings of the mind.

Words flow like rivers kissing...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symphonic, future, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member And we are happy

“And we are happy”    

Draped in dreams of liquid tides
Shallow waters cool the breeze
Toes drenched of vast believing
From grassy banks, soft and...

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Categories: symphonic, happiness, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Two swans in a pond
Two swans in a pond
In symphonic dance
Bowing to each other
Submissive obeisance

Meditating romance
On rippled vows
Rousing feathers
In flirting advance
Exchanging affections
In a wordless song 

Courting seduction
In dignified stance

A...

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Categories: symphonic, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Towards the Waterfall
She wound her way as was her wont
Along the treacherous path
Adorned by rock, and roots and ferns,
Elated as if there was a fire dance in...

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Categories: symphonic, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dawning Desires - Repost

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Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls

You breathe, softly, the...

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Categories: symphonic, morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Angels Danced
My Blue Angels, illuminaries of incandescent light for they frolic between non-existence and temporal time. As they prance amidst the spatiotemporal stars I can see...

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Categories: symphonic, angel, birth, home,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Lessons learnt in life
She
Taught me
To love her
So completely
Inch by precious inch
Me   a   willing    student
Not  once    was ...

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Categories: symphonic, addiction, celebration, firework, sensual, sexy,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Frog Pads
Croakers symphony
await the rainy season
a horny toad calls

A burst of thunder
rain coming down in torrents
a mating frenzy

lily pads submerge
fertile eggs slowly sinking
 fish come ...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symphonic, nature,
Form: Haiku
Lyrical Landscape
Symphonic wheat fields
Singing van Gogh’s final verse
Lyrical landscapes...

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© Abe Lopez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symphonic, art
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Sweet Zephyrus - A Love Letter
Sweet Zephyrus, my Zephyrus,
westerlies' bouquet nectarous
lilac layered flirtations sail
wings whimsical whiff my skin pale
butterfly kisses generous.

Music you breathe melodious
chorus of wind-chimes feverous
sounds, symphonic in gentle...

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Categories: symphonic, imagery, romance, wind,
Form: Rondeau
The Magician's Hall
The wind is in the west 

   and the moon large and low,

   the tapered horizon aglow

   with the...

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Categories: symphonic, allegory, creation, god, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Painted Mountain
Mountain of a thousand colors
clothed in Autumns dress
kiss the earth 'O' Wondrous mother
painted world - flora's caress

Trembling giants bathe in light
quaking Aspens touch the sky
as...

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Categories: symphonic, beauty, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dawning Desires

Dawning Desires


Whispering apricot beams shine upon frilly sheers,
lazy shadows dance in daffodil dawn colors,
pirouettes of pleasured moments,
silently flowing on smooth brush stroke walls 

You breathe,...

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Categories: symphonic, good morning, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Whispers of Light
One frozen winter with icicles sparkling,
And heavenly voices wafting through trees,
The tiptoe of fairies laughing and crunching
Sweet scents of angels perfumed the breeze.
Sunshine in treetops...

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Categories: symphonic, angel, fantasy, nature,
Form: Rhyme