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Best Travel Poems

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

Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: beautiful, introspection, travel,

Stardust Road
“Stardust Road.”

"Soft defense is driven by my thoughts,
I vanish away into yesterday’s scenic road,
Set the mood among the dark clouds,
Wish I could go back to...

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Categories: adventure, nostalgia, travel,

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: adventure, space, travel,

Premium Member MALTA
Magnificent scenery
Ancient Architecture
Lovely lovely people
Terrific cuisine
All I wish is to return again one day

Jan Allison
31st October 2014

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Categories: holiday, travel,

Premium Member Soul Travel
To travel amidst the evening stars
Forever mesmerized by their light...
As visions enter my sleepy head
I marvel my interstellar flight.

The universe is mine to explore
In ethereal...

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Categories: stars, travel,

Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: travel, black african american, day,

Premium Member The First Kiss or That Darn Ann Landers
Son of a gun we were still young;
only 15 years gone by.
You were the first my kissing bubble to burst, 
and for you, I think...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: me, nostalgia, song, travel,

Premium Member TRAIL OF TEARS

I've been there once,
I've been there twice
BLUE SKIES, never die!

A day of sorrow,
I can still feel the pain from yesterday,
The pain continues to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, sad, sorrow, travel,


If I had a secret life
I surely would be
Flamboyant and fancyfree
I would sing and dance
For the whole world to see
aboard every single cruiseship
on every sea

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Categories: travel, dream, fantasy, imagination, life,

White Devil

Call it what you want!
I call it, his favorite season hunt...
Two hoofs imprinted near the riverfront.
Echoes calling my soul with a loud, ferocious grunt.


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Categories: travel, absence, beauty, depression, lost,

Premium Member Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus
Tea Leaves On The Bosphorus

Seated at a table by the stirring water,
My eyes absorb the shore of Asia.
Minerets and aged worn stone
Stand haphazardly along the...

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Categories: travel, adventure, inspirational, life, love,

Goodbye, My Child
Where cradled canyons sing
Of ebony wood in the forest
There lies a gurgling spring
Where cockcrows sing their chorus
To the melody of singsong birds
There I’ve concealed my...

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Categories: travel, adventure, allegory, angel, art,

Premium Member Old Pirate
I dream of the past and days on the high seas
With no one to answer to and no one to please
Yearning for the freedom that...

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Categories: sea, travel, heart, old,


A stairway of tinted boulders reveals
The fable of old gods marking a past,
Etched on tall red-stones divinely claimed…
And as I ascend to touch a warm...

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Categories: appreciation, places, travel,

Fly To Me
Fly to me my love

on the wings of hopes and dreams

come and be my passion

a lover's symphony

Be my guiding star light

show me all of nature's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: travel, flying, journey, love, places,

My City
Of the Gods own country
of this paradise
where green and blue
merge as one
in the north is a city
that encompass the beauty
where the dream lands meet
lined by...

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Categories: travel, beach, beauty, city, nature,

Strawberries And Cream
Daybreak slipping through these champagne curtains

Red silk; twined aneath crimsons sheets; awakening....

This afterglows mornings dew; her wet moist kisses 

Soft sunrise and whom can deny...

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Categories: love, passion, space, travel,

Premium Member Madrid: Circa 1974
In mid-June's heat, we wait inside the bus, 
and everyone has said their last goodbyes.  
The Moorish boy I’ve come to know is sad.

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Categories: nostalgia, travel,

Under the Sea
Under the Sea (English Sonnet)

I’d like to go beneath the sea
exploring wonders down below
where fish and creatures dwell for free
and undeterred the currents flow. ...

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Categories: imagination, travel,

I read with greed John Master's books,
to Indian culture introduced.
I grew to love a distant land;
by her allure I was seduced.

To Indian culture introduced,
I felt...

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Categories: travel,

Premium Member Breathes
Some lives are like a stone quickly skipping over the ponds top, forever tossed.
My life is below the surface trying to reach upward with each...

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Categories: travel, adventure, art, happiness, imagination,


Strewn with buds onto night’s refrain
We followed  the hovel of an outer-world,
As rustling leaves formed a map’s cave
Through a journey connecting reality;
Where our twin-...

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Categories: mystery, travel,

Premium Member - Through The Keyhole -

What do you see
Look closer
Go from room to room
The stone in the apple

Adventurous and imaginative
Into eternity or silent death
A landscape
A gentle and warm wind

Bright and...

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Categories: fantasy, mystery, places, travel,

A Venetian Honeymoon

A gondola floats o’er romantic tides
as you and I caress Venetian skies
laced deftly in exalted stars applied 
by brushes dipped in hues of lover’s eyes....

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Categories: marriage, romance, travel, vacation,

Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare

It was glorious ...

a glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the horizon,

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Categories: travel, beauty, color, memory, ocean,