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Best Tai Poems

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


Ode to Tai-Ana at Age Ten and Far Away
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Oh, gentle child, how doth my heart still burn
thine absence half a decade spent in vain
to break the bonds that tie, that fett’ring chain
that holds...

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Categories: tai, daughter, life, love, heart, children, freedom,
Form: Ode



Premium Member Island Spirit
Palm trees are swaying island style
Within the gentle trade wind's flow,
As Egrets glide on salty air—
Then land where verdant grasses grow.

Breathe in sweet scents of...

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Categories: tai, adventure, beauty, nature, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ain't Retirement Grand
I wake up at 5:30 most mornings
Before the sun has a chance to rise
Head for the bathroom as fast as I can
To get rid of...

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Categories: tai, life, old, old,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Ain't Retirement Grand
I wake up at 5:30 most mornings
Before the sun has a chance to rise
Head for the bathroom as fast as I can
To get rid of...

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Categories: tai, funny, life, old, old,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member In Our Town
In my town
the spiritual warriors conjoined our nature conservancy advocates,
our homeless entertainers and mystics incarnated all the green organic dreams of the food righteousness brigade,

Eternal...

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Categories: tai, community, culture, environment, health, political, poverty,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Hawaii-My Favorite Destination
Palm trees in the pineapple breeze,
c a l m  chameleon ocean up to my knees-
Beach sands with pebbles in my hands,
oh, to not return...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tai, beautiful, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Villanelle: Whosoever's inveigled by the general theory of Good in Evil
Villanelle : Whosoever’s inveigled by the general theory of Good in Evil

Whosoever’s inveigled by the general theory of Good in Evil
Knows not Yang in Yin’s...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tai, change, conflict, world,
Form: Villanelle
Man vs Woman
The very softest forms 
Of martial arts
Tai chi 
It’s very similar to a dance.
You’re a dancer who dodges. 
And aikido
for when things get a little...

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Categories: tai, gender,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Heel Toe - Heel Toe
Heel toe, heel toe
Joyfully I follow my muse
Sole slapping shiny black path
Heel toe, heel toe
I bounce on foot's ball
As the air wings below 

Heel toe,...

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Categories: tai, adventure, happy, home, spiritual, thanks,
Form: Free verse
Tangaroa whakamiharo
E marino ana te tai
To mauri kaatoretore
Tukuna tou haukura kia rere
Hei whakaora i te hunga
He waahi hakoakoa
Rere ana to wairua whakamahu, he waahi muna, he...

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Categories: tai, beach,
Form: I do not know?
Hi, Tiddley
Hi tiddley hi ti I'm all right
I needed a mai tai, keeps me tight
I'm a waking winky -- got a belly ache
I think a Bromo-Seltzer...

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Categories: tai, drink, fun, games, giggle, nursery rhyme,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member PROFOUND


Morning oozes
Sunbeams linger;
Hurl of new day

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Dawn brightly hurls
Sparkle and fest;
Sleepy eyes glimpse

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Neighbour walks
Cute barking dog;
Morning commotion

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Sun streams slant
Bright beams burst;
Touch tasty twinkle

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My wife signals
Birdsong on...

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Categories: tai, beauty, , cute,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member I FOUND NO JOY - SHE'S A LADYBOY
In Asia I met a cute gal named Mai Tai
She sure stole the heart of this old guy
On the soft sand we kissed and caressed
Mai’s...

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Categories: tai, beach, gender, humorous, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PACT


Headline news
Sensational story;
All about you.

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Truth speaks plain
If only we...
Learn to listen

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Words follow words
Into a swirl;
Too much, too late

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Old neighbour
Bold man of seventy;
Knee replacement

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Playground ventures
Kids stumble...

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Categories: tai, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Women6Verses9Men - Who's On Top
Who’s on top? 
Really, 
You didn’t know that it’s a contest?
After all,
There can only be one 
Poet Laureate can’t there?
Both’s fingernails are bleeding,
Both’s knees are...

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Categories: tai, funny, gender, poets,
Form: Blank verse
Two Hawaiians, A Sunset And A Memory
Two Aloha-shirted Hawaiians 
of generous girth were strumming 
their ukuleles 
on a small stage in front of the hotel’s poolside bar
in the late afternoon, 
rehearsing...

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Categories: tai, blessing, happiness, memory, places, simple, travel,
Form: Prose Poetry
Rock Me Gently
<                        ...

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Categories: tai, adventure, fantasy, health, imagination, inspirational, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Purple Chakra
Purple Chakra 

She wears in dreams and enchantment our mad hatter’s hat 
cloaked in violet desire and so called co-incidence of purple
Just a few blossoms...

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Categories: tai, addiction, love, passion, universe,
Form: Free verse
Pal in a Tumbler
When the world disappoints
When your friends let you down
When the package’s too small
When the aches won’t subside
When the suds seem too dull
When your choice show...

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Categories: tai, nostalgia,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member SURPRISE


Mystery shows
Beauty that styles;
Garden city mists

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Still movements dance
Early morning ritual;
Tai Chi pugilists

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Listen now
Birdsong hymn;
Window serenade

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Morning rain
Water washes clean;
Sun beams warm

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Earthy sounds
Old rubber tree presence;
Song of...

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Categories: tai, beauty,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member keeping time
keeping time
with my Tai Chi
the inch worm...

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Categories: tai, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member MAY MOMENTS

Dawn hurls feisty
Shadows fly fast;
Light grooms sight


Heavy eyelids
Sleepy, jerky knees;
Awkward notions


Rise and shine now
Greet dear sunny;
Sure miracle


Overnight rain
Wet walkway paths;
Tai-Chi dancers 


Movement trancelike
Set of slow...

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Categories: tai, games,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Bruce
Bruce

A lumbering man, 
audibly achily, stepped to the
floor’s center.
Had there been a spotlight, he’d’a shone.

His arms unfurled.
His hips spun.
His soles, silent
as he padded here,
then twisted...

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Categories: tai, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PALETTE

Awake to see
Arise to change;
Awareness comes


Pathway winding
Ups and downs declare;
Possibilities


Dream a dream
Focus and see;
Moments of magic


Sunlight spreads
A moving palette;
Magnificent colours


Morning exercise
In rain and shine;
Tai Chi...

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Categories: tai, change,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Universal Dialogue
Universal Dialogue

Tears from fears to cheers
‘you are the moonlight
and cinnamon bark
incense and citrus peel 
in your intimate places.’

(Tai)

‘I am simply a reflection
of your sun in...

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Categories: tai, love,
Form: Free verse