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Best Tropics Poems

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


Premium Member The Tropics
The Tropics: Earth womb
Nature’s seed incubation
Prefaced: world conquest...

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Categories: tropics, nature,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member The girl with blue Aruba eyes

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She stood amidst the tropic breeze
the girl with blue Aruba eyes
Between the fruiting mango trees
neath pastel sunset shimmered skies

Meandering this summer’s eve
we stroll the shoreline...

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Categories: tropics, good night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LUSCIOUS MANGO

luscious fruit of the tropics
sphere-shaped, tapered, oval-faced
beneath the sun dripping yellow;
tangy as cocktail's zest for happy hour- kisses 
on lips that crave for its moist
sweet...

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Categories: tropics, fruit,
Form: Light Verse
Thar Blows Maria: Collaboration with New Additions
Too many hurricanes are causing havoc this season.  We might as well have a limerick collaboration about them since they seem to be in...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tropics, storm,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Flora Crescendo in Hawaii
I believe that long ago, the universe’s most artistic landscaper mixed woodlands with tropics, mountains with heaths, and streams with waterfalls that were next blended...

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Categories: tropics, beauty, nature, paradise, universe, vacation,
Form: Haibun



The Social Tree
The most social thing on earth
Social than the Social Networking Sites
Tall with straight uniform trunk
Unbranched trunk topped with a
Tuft fanlike or featherlike leaves.

Cresting with a...

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Categories: tropics, beauty, tree,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member At Play on a Moonlit River
a river sprite’s at play tonight
chasing fireflies above a stream
meandering through the tropics
where royal palms’ crowns genuflect
moonlight and pixie dust glow on ripples
the great horned...

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Categories: tropics, nature, river,
Form: Free verse
November
November

Cool winds turn cold as the winds stir from the north
The sun, the life giving star, heats the tropics so far to the south
Its warmth...

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Categories: tropics, hope, seasons, life, summer, snow, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tropical Skies - Haiku

lavender~ aqua
saffron~ crimson and celeste
hanging loose above




Sept.23.2018
Haiku in the Tropics
Sponsored by: Julia Ward


Placed 1'st Premiere Contest
Sept.28.2018 
...

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Categories: tropics, color, sky, water,
Form: Haiku
Postcards
Let me see…
Give this one a Gothic Border,
For my mood is one
Of secret gardens,
Gargoyles-
All internal wanderings…

And this one,
Of an island 
Somewhere,
A place only
Tropics know-
The sea
Its...

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© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tropics, allegory, fairy, fantasy, imagination, magic, riddle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Day the Earth Reversed
In the blink of an eye the earth reversed
the sun rising in the west setting in the east
gravity's pull suddenly lessened it's hold
heavy things grow...

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Categories: tropics, imagination,
Form: Imagism
It Still Moves
 IT STILL MOVES

the earth complains
of heartburn in California
ulcers in Iraq
chicken pox in Afghanistan
sneezes and wheezes hurricanes in Atlantic
acid reflux somewhere in Mexico
it has chills...

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Categories: tropics, earth,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member tropic triangle


Fiji eve, afire ...

palms blow kisses to the moon -

jealous coral sky

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Written and submitted on September 28, 2018
For the "Haiku In The Tropics" Poetry Contest
Julia...

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Categories: tropics, beautiful, nature, ocean, paradise,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member In 100 Years
Arid, barren, desolate
skeletons strewn carelessly
  jarring parched landscapes

Tucked away under rocks and boulders
one-celled creatures huddle
  motionless, gasping, wheezing

Noonday sun blisters
methane-enveloped tropics
  the...

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Categories: tropics, future, holocaust, loss,
Form: Verse
Mirrica
not since i saw your face
have i saw a face so fine
not since then had i wishes
for someone to be mine
not since then has love
entered...

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Categories: tropics, love
Form: Narrative
Premium Member oasis
azure ocean waves
         cascade against fervent tides-
          ...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tropics, beauty, imagery,
Form: Haiku
Words
there's a bridge that devides the fold amidst the tops of an angry mob for sure
there's a taste of an amazing mix of melodic tones...

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Categories: tropics, analogy, angst, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE LIZARD QUEEN
Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida due to the cold weather. They are not dead, just very cold and they become immobile. I got...

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Categories: tropics, humor,
Form: Verse
Legacy of Penang
Back in 1962 when I was just a lad
my dad gave me a holiday
the best I ever had.
A holiday of every dream
that one lifetime could...

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Categories: tropics, culture, father, food, friendship, introspection, paradise,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Praying Mantis Pet
Hello, I am a praying mantis from the tropics,
a killer really, once I bit off the head of my lover;
and then I ate him, yummy...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tropics, insect, nature, pets,
Form: Personification
Trip of a Lifetime
We flew through the air on a refurbished plane,
the shakes and the rattles sure gave us some pain.
But we were the ones who fortune had...

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Categories: tropics, adventure, flying, military, nostalgia, paradise, places,
Form: Rhyme
Zika Virus End Within Sight
Zika Virus End Within Sight

For far too long we have been at the mercy of tiny little creatures from hell..
Specialised  tormentors that seek and...

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Categories: tropics, community, encouraging, environment, family, health, success,
Form: Free verse
ingredients
i prepared a simple supper
but with great love i cooked 
that main meat of refined wheat
durum semolina, traded as rotini

an Italian pasta to go with...

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Categories: tropics, adventure, care, caregiving, community, culture, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ricardo's Lunch
5th Ave. was shoulder to shoulder with
hungry lunch-seeking business men
and women. Ricardo unpacked
his horn nervously and a foot cymbal.
Spring, early street season, too cold
for most...

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Categories: tropics, business, cancer, fire, heart, men, seasons,
Form: Verse
AFRICA
In the kingdom of the Waters
She sits enthroned on its womb
Flanked by the silver facet Atlantic-Indiana
As the barking tides wrestle her marble feet

In the court...

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Categories: tropics, africa, dedication, environment, mother, nature, symbolism,
Form: Sonnet