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Best Tambourine Poems

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

Premium Member Oh, Merry Tambourine
Oh, merry tambourine, shake-shake your beat.
Entice our gypsy lady from her seat.
Swirl her body. Make her show each bangle
round her ankles. In your pulse entangle

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Categories: tambourine, happiness, music,
Form: Rondeau

This road is snake-like except
for the crusty scales of an intestinal
late dusk. A boy treaded on the 
lane tracks lean and nomadic...
burnt shoulders grilled and...

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Categories: tambourine, mystery, uplifting
Form: Lyric

On full moon night, wild tresses float like flowers
as stars ignite her arms to dance, then to pull
her gypsy robe, arise  tambourine hours ;

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Categories: tambourine, mystery, people,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Sandalwood
They are playing that song again,
One that reminds me of you,
It is coming to me in the soft morning wind
from a place long ago, that...

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Categories: tambourine, friend, longing, nostalgia, women,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Walled In
The paint recalls, layered and petulant, groans
mindless in its ground, it decomposes.
Granules of hematite, pale traceries of gypsum,
the crevasses of cave wall are soot soothed.

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Categories: tambourine, memory, men,
Form: Free verse

Travel Symphony
Flutes, ahead laying the routes
Oboes they off to Villalobos
Harps, dusting off vessel tarps
Violin silenced by engine din
Cello, matching the revving bellow
Piano sad in the canoe

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Categories: tambourine, humor, humorous, travel, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Instrument of Love
Play me in the morning before I've time to dress.
Play me softly. I will be your lute.
Hold me to your lips. . . and lightly...

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Categories: tambourine, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sometimes You
I went back to the farm seeking Maggie, only to find that she had gone.
Searching for shelter from the storm.
Another sad eyed lady, laid low,...

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Categories: tambourine, art, friendship, heart, memorial day, song,
Form: Verse
Gypsy Sky

The morning sky drips of
spiraling particles of shattered
spinning, roaming tears
dew drips from the eyes of
the Gypsy clouds in the 

Harmonic sighs weave the
song of centuries...

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Categories: tambourine, imagination, nature,
Form: Free verse
Inside This Draconian Cage
Am I fated to dwell in this cruel and heartless place
where hands writhe like snakes, concealing a face?
Is there salvation to be found from those...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tambourine, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Taking No Prisoners
Dancing through life
Shaking my shoulders
Loosening up my hips
A sassy gypsy queen am I

Taking no prisoners
Enjoying my freedom
Playing my tambourine
Delighting the faeries

Twirling skirts 
In a variety...

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Categories: tambourine, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Give In To Suicide
Light will eventually find its way
through the dark. No one lives in it 
forever, so never give in to suicide
Just wait until the light comes...

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Categories: tambourine, encouraging, inspirational, strength, suicide,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member This is All Right With Me
I shall never wear a tam-o-shanter in Scotland,
Yet I am satisfied for this is all right with me.
I shall never play my tambourine to a...

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Categories: tambourine, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lucy In The Sky
Have you ever listened to Rock Me Amadeus on Karaoke

I would rather be a Bat Out Of Hell on my Stairway To Heaven

And that is...

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Categories: tambourine, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Timeless Dream
Falling asleep , I had a dream, a timeless dream
A wish for me to go wherever I wanted to
I said the sixties and I awoke...

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Categories: tambourine, historytime,
Form: Free verse
The seasons
Natures bugle call to action 
Daffodils trumpeting springs arrival  
Bluebells sprout  from hidden tubas  
Spring is playing us its  symphony ...

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Categories: tambourine, nature, daffodils,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ethel Hurst 1889-1918
Ethel Hurst

1889 – 1918

I saw the town rise up
Like a single blade of grass after a spring rain.
I played a multitude of hop-scotch games
With my...

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Categories: tambourine, death, old, graduation, halloween, day, me,
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member SHE IS LADY ZOYA

From rich bucket bills of grandeur bliss
Dawns wobbling chills from cruel treachery
Harsh is the murmur of the night, my Lady
Has Aidos spang...

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Categories: tambourine, girl, history, inspirational, strength, success,
Form: Epic

I’m the unchained melody hidden within your
Inner soul, the lustful beating heart that ravishes
The male beneath submission’s wrath, leaving nothing
To remain but ashes of erotic...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tambourine, adventure, beauty, desire, dream, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
A Family Tradition
"Classical Gas" was a family tune 
With horns and percussion,drums and bass too
It played through my youth, down the stairs
In a basement set up for...

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Categories: tambourine, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shotgun Annie
We would go to the forgotten towns of west Texas
Places that we couldn’t name and hunt for their souls
Sometime it was on the roadside a...

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Categories: tambourine, bereavement, death, sad, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
The Rites of Spring

   Excitedly we travelled to the fair.
   As fragrant scents of flowers filled the air.
   Dawns gift of light...

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Categories: tambourine, spring, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Romani Gypsy

Gypsy soul born a wandering way
Bearer of passion age old and new
Who can tame your unbridled day
And live as Romani's do

Calloused hands speak not complaint

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Categories: tambourine, art, culture, passion,
Form: Quatrain

In the darkness of the lunar eclipse, a figure shimmers in brilliance,
The moon gypsy sparkles to the shinning on high, dancing in rhythm...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tambourine, adventure, beautiful, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Release me from the pain
Release me from the pain
I could sit here staring at the wall
Pretend to be deaf, go blind and fall
I could splash some puddles in...

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Categories: tambourine, me, me,
Form: Lyric