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Best Winter Poems

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


Premium Member A Winter Rose - A Sonnet
I walk through the glistening virgin snow
That covers the sorrow of autumn’s death 
Where I find on a bush a frozen rose  
Its beauty...

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Categories: rose, winter,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Winter Blues - I Cry For Color


I shiver tears.
My joie de vivre;
summer esprit’s lemon zested
lilac flirts and coral whispers have escaped me ~
grievous gray now flows through my veins.

I shiver melancholia,
entombed...

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Categories: winter, depression, loneliness, longing, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WINTER
thick blanket of snow
snuggling the flowerbeds 
with a winter wrap

Jan Allison



6th October 2014
...

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Categories: snow, winter,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Winter Wonderland
~  My favorite Thanksgiving memory was, quite simply, a walk at my grandparents house - I'll never forget how nature spoke to me that...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, nature, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Winter

With his icy fingers he stole my smokey breath,
laid a sheet of slippery freezing cold by my feet
and then whispered in my ear right to the...

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Categories: winter,
Form: Personification



Premium Member The Other Side of Winter
(A Villanelle)

The winter’s dismal path is long and gray,
a never-ending march of cheerless dark
with skies whose colors bleach in dull array

where forest scene gives one...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, snow, winter,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Daughter Of The North Wind Sings In Soprano

In riming realms of crystal contemplation -
frozen water-vapor meditations
and chilled flutes filled with zodiacal light musings 
of ancient cosmic dust 
dancing in the arms of...

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Categories: passion, snow, winter, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
"Black Ice"

Sorrow flows from the first sunrise 
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before 
At core death awaits
   -...

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Categories: winter, absence, allusion, color, dance,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member I've Never Heard Snow
I've never heard the sound of snow
nor dawning's oboes crooning light,
yet witnessed angels' trumpets blow

and chimings of the flurries grow
as alabastrine wings take flight.
I've never...

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Categories: imagery, seasons, winter,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Haiku - celestial seduction
lights weave through snowflakes 
teasing and twirling about 
distant stars dancing

a brilliant display
wearing only hand-me-downs
the moon steals the show

~FJ Thomas
01/01/2020...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: winter, moon, night, snow, stars,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Stone
The Tale below was carved one night
Upon the Stone, by candlelight
...most won’t believe, but some just might
.........most won’t believe, but some just might



  ...

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Categories: winter, body, death, fantasy, kiss,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Season of Sadness
I wore my sadness like a bruise,
It bloomed in mournful winter hues,
    All marbled by the tears that rained
   ...

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Categories: sad, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Forest
"What happens in the forest stays in the forest"

The trees are trimmed, 
The leaves on the ground 
Proposing passion, sweet mist
Naked with nothing to bare...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: winter, art, imagination, passion, seasons,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: winter, imagery, lonely, love, perspective,
Form: Sonnet
A Concrete Snowman
                        ...

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Categories: children, fun, snow, winter,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member SCINTILLATING SNOWFLAKES
Wintry white wisps wondrously whirl
Soft sparkling snowflakes silently swirl
Coolly carpeting countrysides carefully
Dazzling diamonds dancing delightfully 


Submitted Contest forms A contest
Sponsored by Broken Wings
28th December 2014
...

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Categories: winter,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Strawman and the Moon
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm, 
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...

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Categories: winter, autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Winter's Wondrous Song

 From out my window, I could see the creek
Its ice, a satin ribbon on the snow
Our winter holiday was just one week
Each day with...

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Categories: winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Invitation
December 25th-  The Christmas Wedding

Head-to-head,
Surrounded by seasonal silver bells
Scarlet passionate pink poinsettias sit
Foliage scenery 
Entwined by Christmas and Wedding bliss
Frosty winter weather warmed up...

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Categories: winter, anger, celebration, christmas, december,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Snow Falling
Snow falling—
Falling.
Feathers escaping from the pillow-heaven
Confusing the air
With the steadiness of a stampede
Advancing, clinging, smothering.

Snow falling—
Settling.
White fleecy lambs atop every protrusion
Sleek ermine boas
Draped upon the...

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Categories: beauty, winter,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Snowflakes
Sunlight glistens off crystal snowflakes
As they float and flutter through the sky
Like butterflies in their freedom of flight,
Never knowing where they might alight.
They leave us...

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Categories: beauty, metaphor, snow, winter,
Form: Free verse
Lady On the Church Steps
I had seen her before in the spring and summer
The homeless lady sitting on the church steps
She would ask for help from people going into...

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Categories: winter, appreciation, christmas, december, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Wild Rose
This bridge has arched the lake's narrows
for a century, flanked on either side
by Autumn trees shedding their faded leaves,
blowing with the first snowflakes
across worn gray...

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Categories: death, memory, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Saw a Sundrop: Constanza
I saw a sundrop in a field,
a daffodil to be exact,
stand brave upon the snow-filled tract.

In blighting cold it would not yield;
long since its fellows...

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Categories: hope, metaphor, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter's Antidote
Written the week my niece's 29-year-old fiance died in 
a terrible auto accident, 2 months shy of their wedding day.

O Winter, why this desolation? Trees,...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: winter, bereavement, community, death, grief,
Form: Rhyme