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Best Terzanelle Poems

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


Premium Member September
"September, beautiful month of my birth, is nigh, but I cannot feel glad."

September, drifting in with glow of moon,
you stifle Summer’s ardor. . . and...

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Categories: nature, sad, sun, time,
Form: Terzanelle



Threshold of Madness
The cold hand of Winter swiftly approaches
Its icy breath paints frost on my window panes
Nearer my threshold, Death now encroaches  

Blood is slowly chilling...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, fear,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Without Hope's Gleam
The flower that is given little light
tastes not enough of joy and cannot thrive -
then fades away like dusk into the night.

The soul who struggles...

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Categories: flower, hope, joy, paradise,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member I Pass the Graveyard
I pass the graveyard deep in snow.
One woman at a headstone weeps
all dressed in black like winter crows

as memories in warmth she keeps.
While icicles from...

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Categories: death, sad love, winter,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Reaching
Riding waves of uncertainty far
Dreams shuffled like cards, so much unknown
Always reaching for that shining star

Looking back on places I have flown
Sorting through memories, making...

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Categories: change, desire, dream, hope,
Form: Terzanelle



Premium Member Rising Within Your Pages
I take for granted all that I can do
Thinking that what I have has all been earned
Instead I should be so thankful to You

A spirit...

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Categories: christian, freedom, relationship,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member The Teetotaler
In Ordinary Cups

The blades of winter grind into the ice
like blood on a bitten lip
two lovers spin and twirl
The days pass from teacup to teacup
in...

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Categories: memory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member True Hearts Beating
Where will I be twenty years from today?
The World is moving at such a fast pace.
Will I still look at love the same way?

Will I...

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Categories: dedication, love, beautiful, world, beautiful, love,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Autumn Colors
Maple trees adorn yellow and orange blaze 
Colorful vistas dance singing nature's praise
Crispy cooler days embellish in colorful ways

Brighter moon reigns over twilight's dull haze
Canvas...

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Categories: autumn,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Uplifting
Make a difference in somebody's life
Touch a lonely soul as it silently cries
Be the one who lifts to let someone rise

Comfort the children who have...

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Categories: uplifting,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Where lilies grow
 Zephyrus, the god of the wind from the west
 Gently blows where the lily grows
 He is springtime's welcome guest

 In early summer he...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mythology, nature, wind,
Form: Terzanelle
THE SONG OF WISDOM
Upon the wind I hear her whispered song
she says “Come to me” with such urgency
I listen now as I’ve been all lifelong.

I turn to look,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, growing up, wisdom,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Awash
The mica-flecked granite outcroppings loom,
releasing bits of themselves randomly 
sparkling, as they fall, in felted-light they bloom. 

Blasted cliffs, yet brazen, they rise without decree,
unconcerned...

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Categories: seasons,
Form: Terzanelle
Cassiopeia
She hangs upside down in her night sky chair,
Chained to the heavens by ropes of bright stars
With rubescent cheeks and moonlight-soaked hair.
 
Wrists raw with...

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Categories: fantasy, night, beauty, beauty, freedom, night,
Form: Terzanelle
A Box of Truth
I bought a box of truth from a peddler down the street,
even though he told me its veracity might sting.
I handed him a stack of...

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Categories: allegory,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Beneath The Copper Trees
Enhanced by peaceful solitude, in twilight, crimson crowned
There, in tensile grace she stood, enchantment in disguise
Lightly splashed in backlight, where the tender grass had grown

A...

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Categories: fantasy, trust,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Locked in a Jar
Does the one who loves you know who you are?
She needs a real man not just a facade.
Don't keep your heart locked away in a...

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Categories: love, heart, dark, dark, heart,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member She Dreams of Him
Your mind has designed the perfect lover
That sensitive man of your special dreams
You wait for him to rip off the covers

Late night dinning with kisses...

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Categories: fantasy, for him, night, for him,
Form: Terzanelle
Cracking as Broken Toys
Picking up my phone, the voice recalls my memories
Sweet talker across the line, hey... it's been a while
Days running, things change, here we are aloof...

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Categories: dark, friendship, pain, old, voice, old,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member In Moon's Glow
I’m sailing on a blue sea in moon’s glow.
Beyond the horizon my days are kissed
with magic; far into the past I go.

Walks along a cherry...

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Categories: fantasy, autumn, memory, sea, blue, fantasy,
Form: Terzanelle
Goodbye Moon Hello Sunshine
Adoring the night skies, tried to reach the moon
Within my universe I spread my thoughts
The inspiration floating through your beautiful noon

My days may be soon...

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Categories: dedication, friendship, day, beautiful, night, sweet,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Past the Graveyard: Rondeau
Past the graveyard deep in snow
where icicles from boughs hang low
one woman at a headstone weeps
as memories in warmth she keeps,
all dressed in black like...

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Categories: terzanelle, death, sad love, winter,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Warrior Woes
You sit there in your castle all alone
Surrounded by the trinkets of the past
Sometimes a King is shackled to his throne

Sadly the days of glory...

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Categories: adventure, fantasy, heart, adventure, heart, men,
Form: Terzanelle
Hirtle's Beach
Where doubts dissolve and roads disband,
there lies a quiet crescent beach
to crown the sea with golden sand.

A breath beyond the city's reach,
where waves recede like...

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Categories: nature, nostalgia,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member How Many Heroes Now Have Gone Unsung
It’s said that only the good die young.
So many souls with hearts of gold we’ve lost!
How many heroes now have gone unsung?

They’re taken with no...

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Categories: death,
Form: Terzanelle