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Best Triolet Poems

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

Premium Member A Triolet for Linda
To those you care for, always you impart
deep love; how beautiful and sweet you are!
I pray you find a way to mend your heart.
To those...

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Categories: encouraging,
Form: Triolet

Premium Member A Sleepless Night Triolet
From Shakespeare’s Hamlet:
"To sleep, perchance to dream-ay, there's the rub.”

Perchance to dream. . . Ah yes, but first to sleep!

My little clock keeps ticking on...

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Categories: sleep,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member When Heaven and Earth Wept
In camps, they’d slaved and starved; cold nights, they’d slept -

Each woman, man, and little girl and boy.

Relentless horror had around them crept.

In camps, they’d...

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Categories: angel, war,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Star Sugar
Oh, scattered flecks that sparkle light

like crystals emptied from a bowl

to dust the skies from some great height!

Oh, scattered flecks that sparkle light,

you sweeten up...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member The Raindrop
One solitary raindrop lay
caressing beauty with its grace.
Just fallen from the sky one day,
one solitary raindrop lay.
How long, I wondered, could it stay
upon the rose’s...

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Categories: metaphor,
Form: Triolet

Premium Member Dandelion Dream
-Dandelion Dream-

I stand close with a fistful of flowers
My tiny bouquet made of dandelion dreams 
They fade with one gush from the wind
I stand close...

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Categories: beauty, dream, flower, love,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Breath of Love
In autumn’s wind, I look up to the sky.
How sweet the breath of love upon my face!
In rustling leaves, I hear you softly sigh;
in autumns...

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Categories: death, love,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Sun Deity
She looks at me with blushing face
At break of day she shyly peeps.
I watch her move with utmost grace
She looks at me with blushing face.

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Categories: romantic, sun,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Mortality's Own Friend
(Inspired by Abe Lincoln’s poem “Memory”)

Mortality's Own Friend

So sadly here, among the dead,
I live - mortality's own friend.
Recalling all that's lost, I tread
so sadly here,...

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Categories: memory,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Squirrels

Spunky squirrels gather up nuts,
stashing them safely out of view.
In a hurry to stuff their guts,
spunky squirrels gather up nuts.
With bulging cheeks, and fat round...

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Categories: beautiful, imagery, imagination, nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Saints and Sinners - Sinners and Saints
The path to take for all is shown -

saints and sinners; sinners and saints.

God loves us, for we are His own.

The path to take for...

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Categories: religious,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member May Bride of Spring

May bride of Spring sheds shades of night
And dons a dress of Emerald green
Now winter’s chills are put to flight
May bride of...

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Categories: nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Soft Rain

The soft rain is falling
Kissing the fog, drifting by
Distant thunder is calling

The soft rain is falling
The gray clouds are crawling
All around in the sky

The soft...

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Categories: rain, sky,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member A Gentle Breeze

It begins with a gentle breeze
rustling the leaves with its touch.
Scurrying through the tops of trees,
it begins with a gentle breeze.
Not enough to discourage bees,

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Categories: hyperbole, imagery, imagination, nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member At Winter's End
At winter’s end, sweet hope begins

to swell until it fills the earth.

Forlornness fades; renewal wins

at winter’s end! Sweet hope begins

to scatter seeds that blossom mirth


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Categories: hope, spring, winter,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member A Christmas Snow
I wish to see the beauty of a Christmas snow

and hear the songs about a holy birth.

Along the streets where lights are strung aglow,

I wish...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Triolet
Around the Maypole
Spring bows to thrill of cayenne summer,    
dreams spiced in youthful glow come May.
Bright ribbons wake my bare feet’s slumber. 
Spring bows...

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Categories: color, may, seasons, youth,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Bringing in the May
This sunny morn, a maying we will go.
We seek bright blooms for garlands and our queen.
The best month of the year is here, and so

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Categories: may,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Florida Nature
Where settlers came in search of gold,

they found instead a golden grove.

Trees burst with fruit, for sun is bold

where settlers came in search of gold.


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Categories: nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Perhaps One Day - For Avatar
   (a Triple Triolet)

Where blues and purples dominate,
Pandora beckons from beyond.
Entranced by it, I gravitate. . . 
Where blues and purples dominate,
a way...

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Categories: day, fantasy, love, mother,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Moon
               Low hanging moon with softened gleam;


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Categories: moon,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Watching the Shadows Grow
Dawn peeks over the hill and I.
The lemon lights stretch the shadows.
The beasts and wee birds grumble and fly,
each seeking food, and so do I.

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Categories: nature,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member The Evening's Come
The evening’s come.  Now close your eyes,
And gently drift into the night.
Release your soul from earthly ties;
The evening’s come.  Now close your eyes.

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Categories: death
Form: Triolet
Premium Member 3 Musketeers A collaboration with Casarah Nance and Tim Smith
I wrote a poem of despair 
My hearts been tossed up into the air 

She wrote a limerick that was taboo 
She made me laugh...

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Categories: funny, humor,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member How Softly, Deeply
In silence, undisturbed tonight,
how softly, deeply Winter creeps,
imparting token mounds of white.
In silence, undisturbed tonight,
Full Moon, who casts pearlescent light,
is keeper of a world that...

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Categories: naturewinter, winter,
Form: Triolet