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Best Tableaux Poems

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


Premium Member TABLEAUX VIVANT
A
pageant
unveiling
before our eyes,
the
yearly
calendar
revolves month by
month,
as
winter
welcomes spring,
summer beckons
fall-
we
tick off
a birthday,
closer to the 
grave.

Inspired by Christina Rossetti's The Months/A Pageant...

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Categories: tableaux, seasons,
Form: Lanterne



Premium Member REFLECTIONS BY CLINTONS RED MILL
Going through its ambiance, (on) with open thoughts,
Past scenes so serene, and picturesque (in situ passed).
A house, its windows just ajar to the tactile winsome...

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Categories: tableaux, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member George Towne 1847 - 1899
George W. Towne

1847 – 1899

From Iowa I came by restless wagon train.
From the mid-west I arrived 
With satchel and silken scalp still intact.
I read Proverbs...

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Categories: tableaux, death,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member Expressionist Posies
Wild are the spring flowers which win my heart 
wood violets blue, and those Johnnie jump-Up starts
waves of ajunta burgundy glow 
pierced with lost daffodils...

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Categories: tableaux, nature, daffodils,
Form: Sonnet
Marching Rocks
Marching Rocks



  Like Toffee people chasing the westerly breeze
And, presumably ordered, abruptly, to freeze-
Tableaux is evocative of an ancient command
That left a sprawl of...

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Categories: tableaux,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Haiku Number 3
Christmas time haiku -
“tableaux d’une exposition”
post-it notes on walls

Long Tooth
May 25, 2016

The painting here is a beautiful portrait of Mussorgsky the composer of the famous...

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Categories: tableaux, art, imagery, music, poems,
Form: Haiku
Bus Stop
Sitting in the waiting room her sunlit day; complying to their sequence
Amid a foregone conclusion ? Appearing suddenly out of nowhere
Ineffable somehow it seems this,...

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Categories: tableaux, angel, art, autumn,
Form: I do not know?
Cereulean Odyssey - the book
Gerrit Verstraete released his first book of selected poems titled “Mid-Seventies Crisis,” in 
1980 ( Admiral Press, Canada ). “But,” he says, “it’s never too...

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Categories: tableaux, allegorywriting, art, art, journey, poems, writing,
Form: Epic
dig
Hast thou clouds? Hast thou storms? Which saintly light kisses and caresses the overgrown field. Such emblematic curves. Notions are not a daisy nor a...

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Categories: tableaux, animal, baby, baseball,
Form: I do not know?
Nature's Power
Echoing down
        a valley
the luscious beauty of nature
         sets your
...

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Categories: tableaux, inspirational, life, nature, joy,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member DUTCH DELICACIES suggestions of reality
Sublime reflections ,eye catching tableaux

monstich ekphrasis  tribute to Dutch realism in art

Hear me recite from my 4000+ PS anthology on youtube under my pen...

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Categories: tableaux, art,
Form: Ekphrasis
the peeling of snails in a queue
The sheer art of peeling a snail is akin to rubbing moth balls in one's eyes. To feel and sense with such ambidextrous wisdom is...

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Categories: tableaux, autumn, beach,
Form: I do not know?
One Moment in Stone
A brush of leg
mirroring mine
spaced delicious


Dust tumbles in air
playing kaleidoscope
to light,
laying transfixed
in scents 
of jasmine and hyacinth
enfolding senses
to serenity,
and in the moonlight
as the Grey gum
castes...

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Categories: tableaux, nostalgia, passion
Form: Free verse
Cosmic Jewels

If Keats could have seen through Hubble’s eyes
when the sonnet ‘Bright Star’ he wrote,
meaning its telescope-imaged skies
with those stellar tableaux afloat,

would he have noted ‘aloft...

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Categories: tableaux, earth, fantasy, nature, poetry, space, stars,
Form: Verse
Premium Member INFRA RED
restless
eyes aflame
love dances
        with desire,
laid bare
in a tableaux
        of passion...

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Categories: tableaux, passion,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Translucent Loft
The Translucent Loft

The girls choir at St. Mary’s still sings there.
Shh, be quiet as we step inside
through these green rectangular doors,
Shh! Listen... 
We can hear...

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Categories: tableaux, religion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE PASSION
full of emotion
       pulsating
       brooding
       heaving
parsed
 ...

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Categories: tableaux, passion,
Form: Verse
Perched on figurative shoulder
Perched on figurative shoulder...
taking devil's advocate stance...,
with sharp eyed cognizance
of course Joe King abidance!

Wild eyed traitor Joe Schmoe,
albeit Democrat subjects himself to grow
wing skepticism at...

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Categories: tableaux, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Political Verse