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Best Tamarind Poems

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


Sitting on the Fence at Twilight
Sitting on the Fence at Twilight

When the sun waved good-bye in the afternoon,
I’d say hello to the smiling Man in the Moon. 
Perching on our...

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Categories: tamarind, childhood, memory,
Form: Rhyme



Pork Sinigang
Stainless steel pot is bubbling
On top of the fire
Inside my tasty sour soup
Of onions, pork, yam
Tamarind and spice
A Pinoy
Treat!...

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Categories: tamarind, food, happiness,
Form: Epulaeryu
Tree of Life
This time every year I think of Him.
I yearn for when He calls for me
Once a little twig of the tamarind
tree all dried up with...

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Categories: tamarind, easter
Form: Rhyme
Secret Dreams- A Poe Patchwork poem
Whose heart-strings are a lute
embalmed in their echoing songs! 
When Nature sleeps and stars are mute
at midnight, in the month of June.
A mystery, and a...

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Categories: tamarind, introspectionme, me, poems, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Beauty in Uncertainty
      the murky depths of the night drifts off the lone fisherman
     to the tamarind yellow...

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Categories: tamarind, fishing, hope, inspirational, journey, life, light,
Form: Free verse



Rainy Day Poem
In a cozy corner of my attic I sit
changing syllables for you, to lyrics

Perched on my window pane, tiger tabby
commenced cleaning its paws already

Soon, my...

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Categories: tamarind, care, desire, feelings, longing, poetry, rain,
Form: Couplet
A Duck for My Love
She lies breathless on the kitchen table,
as I prepare to perform my passion.
first, I marinated her breasts
in a fusion of lime juice and coconut oil,...

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Categories: tamarind, love
Form: Free verse
Never Quit
Never Quit

If you broken like tamarind stick
ONCE
Try not quitting your pleasurable life
PLEASE
Think about it positively many times.

Dear why you thinking to quit
JUST
Down to shame, regrets...

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© B S Sky  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamarind, education, emotions, encouraging, inspiration, inspirational, life,
Form: Rhyme
Ode to My neighbour The Woodpeckers
By Sashi. Prabhu(zeauoxian) 1/3/2012.

Often, I glimpse from my roof top garden, leftward,
From the sedentary swing but I know the descent of woodpeckers have soared.

From the...

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Categories: tamarind, friendship, happiness, life, social, me, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Human Nature
 As little child walked in the field of flowers,
  Picking and smelling them as she grows,
  The pervading air fragrance of Guava
...

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Categories: tamarind, visionarygreen, space,
Form: Free verse
The Tamarind's Call
In the quiet luminous morning
I heard the tamarind call
Touching the rough bark so ageing
Felt its heart rise and fall

A drop of dew sizzled on the...

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Categories: tamarind, faith, heart, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PREFACE TO A JAMAICAN FAREWELL


   PREFACE TO A JAMAICA FAREWELL

When I’m gone
remember me in tamarind season
reflecting the bitter
sweet of life we shared

Raise eyes 
to the ambers 
and...

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Categories: tamarind, analogy, beach, beauty, emotions, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Prose Poetry
Asquith Street, Jones Town
A long spine of asphalt, sizzling black
The macka back cart rumbling
On the morning nerve, herring sprat
Is high life some days in this place
Across the street...

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Categories: tamarind, nostalgia, places, schoolchild, longing, child, me,
Form: Free verse
PROVISIONS
Earth         was a perfumed garden
residing in a single         ...

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Categories: tamarind, bible, creation, devotion, faith, inspiration, truth,
Form: Free verse
RECIPE FOR SURVIVAL
                        ...

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Categories: tamarind, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Haiku 10
Love is sometimes sweet;
And at the same time, bitter:
Taste a tamarind.
...

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Categories: tamarind, happiness, life, lost love, love, love
Form: Haiku
I Know Where You Are
My heart knows well
Where to find your dwell
You live in smile of flowers
You live in the soft showers

You wander with the rising sun
Your playfulness is...

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© V P Mahur  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tamarind, crazy, imagination, love, lust, romantic,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Blue Range
On Diego Martin lowlands time passes
  slowly with such dear fancy not yet dimmed;
licking the sticky raw cane molasses,
  the pulp and juice...

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Categories: tamarind, childhood, nostalgia,
Form: Sonnet
The Gods must be crazy
The Gods must be crazy





Blessing longer lives to ailing some
while snatching from many young,
Showering immense riches on few
as hunger strikes to those not getting their...

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Categories: tamarind, crazy, god,
Form: Free verse
Us, We and Ours
Let's share our love
The love we know little about
As our hands feel each other
So would our souls
Tell your boss to day is unworkable
And i will...

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Categories: tamarind, love, love,
Form: Free verse
WIND
Wind





While eating pizza way back home,
Inadvertently I gulp all tamarind,
Nevertheless let bygones be bygone,
Does the killer taste not show up in the wind ?




Written Oct...

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Categories: tamarind, humor,
Form: Acrostic
Mini Dubai
My town nicknamed, ‘Mini Dubai’, burgeoned and branched
on the bank of Kanoli canal like a tamarind seed.

Now the silvered canal sprawls on its death bed.

Busy...

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Categories: tamarind, city,
Form: Free verse
Ndifreke
Oluwapemi... your name is soft to the ears... your name speaks peace...
Your name is the soothing ointment of the troubled mind
It sounds like the luculent...

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Categories: tamarind, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
SMILE QUICK NOW
                        ...

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Categories: tamarind, introspection,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Got GAS--- Flatulence
Got GAS--- Flatulence


Got me sum delicate tummy
Ate too MUCH late at night
After eight-thirty  for Pete’s sake----
Guess I should not have ate
That cabbage and raw...

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Categories: tamarind, analogy, betrayal, conflict, imagery, nature, pain,
Form: Free verse