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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 Soul Travel
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

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Categories: stars, travel,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member I want your SEEDS
**"And his name was Jack"**

No one perceives what abides above the clouds. 
A giant, a harp, maybe golden eggs. 
I demand to see and feel...

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Categories: travel, adventure, funny, old, rain,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
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,
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: travel, deep, feelings, heart, leaving,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Acrostic
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,
Form: Carpe Diem
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,
Form: Lyric
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,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Sage of Glasgow
 ~ I - I Arrive in Glasgow ~

When I arrived in Glasgow town
I knew nary a soul
So tired I's nearly fallin' down
Yet I'd no...

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Categories: friendship, travel, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member WHAT COULD BE

If I had a clone
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
I would...

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Categories: travel, dream, fantasy, imagination, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where cheerful robins dance
Gleefully you and I smile from a scenic window on life
Enchanted by nightfall befriending quixotic autumn sky
Embossing crimson brushstrokes on vermilion arc
Akin to a painting...

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Categories: imagery, nature, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WHITE DEVIL
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Narrative
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Couplet
World above the clouds
Far away from this bonded crowd,
Far away from these layers of 
Oh wings of the air glide me away,
To the world, world above the 


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Categories: travel, adventure, beautiful, beauty, desire,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse

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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: I do not know?
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,
Form: Blank verse
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 reach,

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Categories: travel, beauty, color, memory, ocean,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 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,
Form: Sonnet