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Best Time Poems

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


Premium Member Not Enough Time
Last January, winter lost it's chill
By May the summer's sun had turned me brown
I watch the leaves late August, change at will
Time's speeding up or...

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Categories: life, time,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Time
Relentless in it’s movement
like the ticking of a clock
as time keeps marching forward
for our future to unlock.

The past is but a memory
the present but a...

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Categories: time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: time, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy,
Form: Couplet
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
Premium Member The Clouds
"HOLDING HIS HAND"

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: time, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Narrative



Night Comes
Softly and sadly
Up on the knoll;
The vesper bell
Begins to toll.

Lock all the doors
Blow out the light;
The hour is late
Sleep comes with the night.

Close all the...

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Categories: time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Old Painter
 
sublime my paintings, memory be
lost in time, I now must see

where once the gale winds trembled chill
wrapped in blankets, remember still

a touch, a kiss,...

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Categories: time,
Form: Couplet
Cry of the City

We will walk then, you and I

When daylight shuts her weary eye;

Down the streets where beggars sleep

And drug crazed addicts spend their keep.

On streets that...

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Categories: life, prayer, time, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Magic Beans




Our first awareness
      falling through time
      through blood-rain, pure white snow, green vegetation 
 ...

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Categories: time, adventure, chocolate, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing
The farm
     and the porch light hums 
the sound of another 
orange dawn.

Burnt up – crisp
     ...

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Categories: life, people, philosophy, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life is a Dance
Sometimes life is such a bore we run on automatic;
Then it’s time to tango for a dash of the dramatic.
Or when things are dull and...

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Categories: life, life, life, time,
Form: Couplet
Oracle
The heron is the color
of a November morning.
Fog wets the river rocks.
Fossils faintly echo
a grey past.
I shall take one stone 
home,
to look
through its waterworn hole
and...

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Categories: nature, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WOW MOMENTS


I get it now…

it’s not about
momentous events

it’s about
memorable moments

moments that 
take your breath away

being in the moment
with your whole being

being at one
with the universe

wherever
that may...

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Categories: time, appreciation, beauty, happiness, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Spring Bud
                        ...

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Categories: time, life, love, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Shape
Heritage
The ranch on which I hang my hat, though short on most the frills,
Is thirteen sections, give or take, of rugged trails an’ hills.
We call...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: time, adventure, cowboy-western, education, imagination,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Moonlight Madness
MOONLIGHT MADNESS

The moon falls out like a secret above the frisky clouds
Daylight and night the stars come in crowds
Like a glistening diamond, I can't stop...

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Categories: time, adventure, art, beauty, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Child's Eyes
The innocence lost so long ago
The undying faith we used to know
The gentle rain of a summer's skies
You can find it all in your child's...

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Categories: children, world, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Teddy Bear-
My sweet little Teddy Bear...
Mommy gave 'YOU' to me
Now I never sleep alone at night
The comfort you gave, when God's sunny eyes ran out of...

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Categories: time, abuse, boyfriend, childhood, fear,
Form: Free verse
Windowpanes
An ancient river, centuries-old shops and restaurants steeped in a 2000-year history and 
culture set the scene. The ambiance seemed divinely contrived to facilitate the...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: time, caregiving, friendship, hope, introspection,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Tomorrow Will Be
It’s never tomorrow. It’s always today -
at least in this moment it is, anyway!
So if you are saying out loud a big Wow,
you’re not in...

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Categories: life, time,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry...

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Categories: time, memory, missing you, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Eternal Tree
I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence       ...

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Categories: time, life, mother, nature, sea,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member SEX AFTER 40
(WARNING  SIGNS)

You are old and fragile
Claiming to be a lion when in bed
In some way, you remind me of the walking dead
Your bones make...

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Categories: time, body, change, confusion, depression,
Form: Free verse
The Battle
The menace of war in the chaos of life
The peril of ocean when tempests are rife;
The danger of jungle where feral beasts hide
The terror that...

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Categories: love, woman, love, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Love Letter To the West
I can't recall 
       the day you left
  Empty words going west
      ...

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Categories: time, deep, feelings, heart, leaving,
Form: Free verse