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Best Tale Poems

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


Premium Member A Tale of Fire and Ice
Part I: Ice

He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn.; of ice he’s...

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Categories: tale, dream, fire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme



A Man's Tale
A man’s tale 

With mind control there he was,
A man for sale…
Hearing the vocal sound from this wordsmith, 
A man in his own tale…
Currently, he...

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Categories: tale, art, beauty, betrayal, death, life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Dryad's Tale
One day while passing by a tree, I heard a sigh.
It seemed the oak could speak; I felt my knees go weak,
for like a siren’s...

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Categories: tale, day, fantasy, me, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)
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The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: tale, appreciation, art, creation, imagination, inspiration, mythology,
Form: Narrative
In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

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Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: tale, fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse



The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: tale, beauty, death, deep, emo, grief, sad,
Form: Ballad
I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: tale, adventure, funny, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Swan Ballerina Pages
Like delicate white swans were they,
the white swans of a grand ballet -
ballerinas waiting in a row
underneath the candlelight’s soft glow.

But what are ballerinas with...

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Categories: tale, poetess, poetry,
Form: Personification
Of Ink
   Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...

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Categories: tale, beauty, feelings, inspirational, life, poetry, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: tale, body, death, fantasy, kiss, love, me,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Angel Inside
Coral life forms in copious swarms
feast in the Cambrian chyme,
dividing their cells and forming their shells
to end on the seafloor as lime.
Tectonic churning and magma...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tale, allegory, angel, art, beautiful, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween's Mask of Comfort
In a house beside the forest lives a woman and her son

He is scarred by burns and fire – hidden kept from everyone

There is land...

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Categories: tale, desire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tale, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: tale, art, beauty, betrayal, child, cute love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tale, abuse, character, dance, deep, nature, sea,
Form: Alliteration
Feline Alert
*The feline Texan way*

A clean coat of paint - on my nails
Red shade of lips - on my smile
Solid oak charms - on my wrist
Country...

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Categories: tale, adventure, beauty, body, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Evening Dew
When twilight's spectral fingers fold
Sweet blossoms of every hue;
Some half opened bud will hold
Its pearls of evening dew.

Touched with every sunshine hour
The eternal earth has...

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Categories: tale, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: tale, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Pretty Poet
Where Have All The Pretty Poets Gone? 

A real poet are you, charismatic over everything you serve
Showcasing, a rainbow that folds the perfect world wide...

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Categories: tale, angel, how i feel, mentor, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiss of the Eagle
Many eons passed on Earth, who only saw your face
Untouched your virgin body, floating there in space
Waxing, waning, gibbous, crescent, quarter, full and new
Selene the...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tale, adventure, space, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poet's Heaven
Among the classic poets of fine rhyme -
are balladeers who weave with lines a tale,
the satirists and bards of the sublime,
and troubadours who sing a...

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Categories: tale, heaven, poets,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member I Love
I Love . . .

to snuggle in my bed, no one around,
the purring of my cat the only sound.
And whether near a window streaming light
or...

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Categories: tale, books,
Form: Rhyme
The Viking - repost
Glory and honour oh man of the North
Valhalla waits to welcome thee
Spend a night of passion with thy Lady
For tomorrow death or conquest await

Come into...

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Categories: tale, death, dream, fantasy, hero, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Turnip and the Cabbage
A Turnip and a Cabbage
    are walking down the street.
This may seem a might peculiar 
    as they hadn't...

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Categories: tale, adventure, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Hunt the Bugaboo
The morning was crisp and frosty
    as the Earth yearned for autumn's heat.
Darkness gave way to a fractured dawn
   ...

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Categories: tale, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme