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Best Trimeter Poems

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

Rhythmic Perfection (anapestic trimeter)
There's a river that twists in the mind
that I plunder and ravish with sieves,
on crusades to the summit of rhyme
where my Phoenix of tropes and...

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Categories: trimeter, imagination, on writing and
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Anapest Trimeter
Shoe, shoe, boot
Shoe, shoe, boot
This surveyed
In solitude

Just for fun.....

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Categories: trimeter, fun,
Form: I do not know?
God's Strength, God's Word, God's Love
trijan refrain 

The heart half full means something’s wrong -
the Spirit’s oil runs low.
When emptied, broken, we are strong
refilled, and ready so -
God’s strength can...

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Categories: trimeter, repetition, spiritual, words,
Form: Verse
My First Ball
As I walk through the doors of the hall,
I am swept off my feet by such flare.
When I think that tonight’s my first ball,
How I...

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Categories: trimeter, dance, emotions, first love,
Form: Rhyme
Finding Me
As I start on a quest finding self,
I must look very deep in my soul.
Here I will not find books on a shelf,
That will help...

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Categories: trimeter, anger, god, jesus, life,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member No Deposit, No Return

Your wishes can't regain,
A thrill so long ago. 
To once again reclaim 
A past you wouldn't know. 

You view a different dance, 
With unfamiliar tune...

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Categories: trimeter, age, allegory, allusion, desire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Queen Sea and Her Three Paramours
So enchanted was Sun by Queen Sea
as he sat near some clouds high above
he began sliding down stealthily
till he touched the dark face of his...

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Categories: trimeter, night, sea, sky, sun,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Iambic Pentameter

Today I’d like to talk to you about how meter plays a part in
how we write a poem and sometimes in how we speak

The above...

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Categories: trimeter, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Puppet Fever
See the sparkle in children’s bright eyes,
how they glow with a smile on their face.
When a puppet begins to dance free,
with a master who moves...

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Categories: trimeter, children, fantasy, fun, happy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''Under Green Leaves, Dripping'' Hexsonnetta

A glass wing butterfly,
so very gossamer;
A rainforest treasure,
she looks up to the sky;
And away she will fly,
in deep dark rapture.

Small frogs of the...

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Categories: trimeter, animal, beauty, bird, butterfly,
Form: Sonnet
A Child Jabbers Spondees

Its feet are tiny dimeter,
Body, spirit, soul, trimeter,
Would you look at those ears and eyes
Whose tetrameter rhyme defies

Its foot with pentameter toes,
Smelled by monometer nose!

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trimeter, on writing and words
Form: Quatrain
Friendship with God
 quatrain with anapestic trimeter 

Jesus Christ, holy God, pardons sin;
I give praise and respect to the Christ.
His good grace as I ask - is...

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Categories: trimeter, friend, love, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Oyster Roast
The clumps are placed atop the grate
And fire is lit below.
Soon steam will form in empty space.
The process seems too slow.
While tender morsels slowly roast

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Categories: trimeter, social,
Form: Ballad
Joe Pa
As a young man, his world awaited
His thirst for success unabated
Found his niche, hunger unsated
To build a better team

Years went by, his fortunes grew
Ever larger...

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Categories: trimeter, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Metric Rhythm
A good poetry emanates from the heart of the poet, vibrates in its rhythm that resonates in the mind of the reader. The form of...

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Categories: trimeter, poems, poetry, river, simile,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly Quintet - Butterflies

Butterflies, in danger, realise,
and many have already gone extinct!
They could not adapt to climate warming.          ...

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Categories: trimeter, butterfly, nature, pollution,
Form: I do not know?

Rusted doors open slow,
For water to form ice,
Sunset to again rise,
To revive the lost glow,
Clear the restricted flow,
To strengthen the weak ties,

Need patience and...

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Categories: trimeter, courage, philosophy, strength,
Form: Sonnet
Rich Harvest
Wheat crop stands tall in spring's bloom,
Ripples seen with wind through the gold,
Proud farmer anticipates the best harvest,
His blood and sweat are made to nourish,


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Categories: trimeter, introspection,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Sweet Poppy
My lovely short-lived flower
Your sweet red tender petals
Raised proud towards bright sunlight
So frail, endlessly frail

I am with you in your garden
Kneeling down between you
Curling up...

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Categories: trimeter, beauty, deep, flower,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My Eyes Looked Up
I stood before your grave...
   saw stone's mosaic glaze,
and 'neath the midnight moon, 
   observed the garden maze
of lovely leaves and blooms 
   around your...

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Categories: trimeter, angel, death, heaven,
Form: Verse
Before Darkness Saw Light
In the year before darkness saw light,
When the safety of men knew no shroud.
At the time when the shadows of night,
In the Heavens had not...

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Categories: trimeter, philosophy, religion,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member All in the Dysfuctional Family
I will dread October's spell
It only comes but once a year
I, my friends, have tales to tell
Thus, my family, makes me fear!!

Pumpkins, lanterns, cornstalk vases

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Categories: trimeter, holiday,
Form: Rhyme

The Rhyming Wave is a poetry form created by Katharine L. Sparrow, American writer and poet.
 It's format; 2 or more quatrains plus...

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Categories: trimeter, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No Tomorrow
As I sat musing in my study 
more asleep than awake
to my utter abject horror
came the sound of no tomorrow 

It made me weep for...

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Categories: trimeter, on writing and wordsme,
Form: Free verse
Sonnet To Our Love
The verse runs down the stream
Dolefully, paintings your
Soulfully, I’m intrigued
Severely, like my cat!

The music resonates
Painfully, story your
Disdainfully, we talk
Sinfully, like the moon!

Your love drips wet...

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© Pin Dew  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: trimeter, i love you, kiss,
Form: Sonnet