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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 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 Still I Run
I race for summer's setting sun
as crimson bleed the alder leaves
and still I run.  And still I run.

My rival, time, is yet undone.
Past pyramids...

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Categories: triolet, autumn, death, truth,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member INTERMINGLE
I wiped away a single tear
That had fallen from my eye
(You told me simply we were friends)
You left me after only a year
(But you conceal...

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Categories: triolet, loss, love hurts,
Form: Free verse



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, marriage,
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.
Her...

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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 fall nuts
stashing them safely out of view.
In order to stuff their fat guts
spunky squirrels gather fall nuts. 
With bulging cheeks and fat...

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Categories: beautiful, imagery, imagination, nature, tribute,
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

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 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
it’s...

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Categories: hyperbole, imagery, imagination, nature, wind,
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

as...

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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
Life Is Like A 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
this...

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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.

No...

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Categories: nature,
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.
My...

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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.
Move...

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Categories: death
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, mountains,
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
Premium Member Moonbeams
The moonbeams crossed the horizon
Carrying the sun in its wake
Soft light 'pon the grass like diamonds
The moonbeams crossed the horizon 
Caressing each scrutiny wizened 
Opaque...

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Categories: beauty,
Form: Triolet