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Canzone Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.



List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Birth of a Poem Mustofa Munir Canzone poems,
Cathy Desi Gall Canzone body, break up, cool,
But I Allan Terry Canzone introspection, music,
Premium Member Poem The Five Stages of My Grief Dear Heart Canzone grief,
Premium Member Poem And So It Begins Dear Heart Canzone desire, life, love,
Premium Member Poem I Walk Away Dear Heart Canzone death,
SOUPCITY GROUND Allan Terry Canzone appreciation, celebrity, culture, food,
Premium Member Poem To My Beloved Dear Heart Canzone lost love,
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CONFESSION Tyokosu Aondohemba Canzone anger, break up, evil,
Work Sifundo Khanyile Canzone age, animal, appreciation, art,
Sighted in the heart Iyaji Seidu Canzone africa,
Premium Member Poem The Journey to the Cosmic Beyond Gary Bateman Canzone allegory, death, god, heaven,
parts of the thing Allan Terry Canzone adventure, beautiful, beauty, business,
Clumsy Olumuyiwa Onaf Canzone 7th grade, addiction, angel,
Benzo Ryan ROBBY Canzone 1st grade, anger, boy,
i lost it again Francis Osho Canzone 2nd grade,
On the late unrest in France over supplies of a sandwich spread with a touch of Marlene Dietrich Julian Scutts Canzone food,
Premium Member Poem Champagne in Heaven Gary Bateman Canzone allegory, angel, god, heaven,
change Anathi Nompondo Canzone adventure,
we're you abused Anathi Nompondo Canzone abuse,
Premium Member Poem I'M SORRY BUT I'M NOT SORRY Mary Jane Randall Canzone beautiful, crush, cute, deep,
Premium Member Poem Coffers Rhoda Tripp Canzone perspective, poetry, society, write,
Show no Mercy Marqese Dabbs Canzone fantasy,
The Breath Of Life James McLain Canzone art, poetry,
HER CRUEL THREAT BERNADINE ISAAC Canzone anger, anxiety, confidence, deep,
Hedonism sean ferris Canzone confusion, philosophy, political, power,
SETTING SAIL Semih bilgic Canzone allegory,
My Seed is Cracked, BERNADINE ISAAC Canzone absence, anxiety, child, depression,
Irma' s Threat, BERNADINE ISAAC Canzone abuse, adventure, america, anxiety,
Sometime Moses Samandar Canzone analogy,
Premium Member Poem I, RULE Dear Heart Canzone world,
Premium Member Poem Dreams Divine Gary Bateman Canzone dream, faith, god, heaven,
Love Ana Jaquelyn Canzone art, beauty, creation,
Coping Hourly ADREA SHERMAN Canzone divorce, hurt, loss,
Aris alainey craig Canzone analogy, anti bullying,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Dear Heart Canzone autumn, fire,
In The Darkness I Spread Angel Plant Canzone adventure, allusion, betrayal, crazy,
PRINCE Giuseppi Martino Buonaiuto Canzone bereavement,
SEesons cleaning Lynn Elaine Fuller Canzone change, seasons,
Premium Member Poem God's Holy Whisper of Love Gary Bateman Canzone emotions, faith, god, heaven,
Premium Member Poem The Bewitching Call of the Siren Gary Bateman Canzone dark, death, evil, god,
deception jan oskar hansen Canzone blue, body, books,
Drown in Me Mariah Lopez Canzone absence, crazy, lonely,
Premium Member Poem When The Heart Wants Dear Heart Canzone love,
Premium Member Poem In The Hands Of God Dear Heart Canzone faith,
Premium Member Poem Hello, I'm Invisible Dear Heart Canzone fear, imagination, writing,
Premium Member Poem For My Muse Michelle Mac Donald Canzone best friend, dedication,
Behind The Cloud john chizoba vincent Canzone art,
Premium Member Poem There Is No Time Like The Present Dear Heart Canzone time,
Premium Member Poem Lament of My Life Dear Heart Canzone death, grief, sorrow,

About This Page

Canzone Poems. Examples of Canzones and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Canzone poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Canzone.

Brief Definition

A canzone is a type of poem which literally means a song and it originated in medieval Italy and France. This type of poem usually consists of hendecasyllabic lines that have end rhymes.

Stanzas contained in the canzone are five twelve-line stanzas that contain repeated end words and is finished by a five-line envoi, it also runs from one to seven stanzas that contain a variety of rhyme schemes in it, mostly the lines contain around ten or eleven-syllable but this vary sometimes because canzone is not fixed. The earliest version of this poem included Petrarch’s five to six lines stanzas, an envoi, and Dante modification.

The poem has five twelve-line stanzas that contain repeated end words and it is finished .the canzone poem greatly influenced the development of the sonnet (sonnet is poem that has a very strict rhyme scheme and structure, that is, it has fourteen rhyming lines and in each line it uses the iambic meter and line ending rhymes) and later great writers. 

Canzone Poem Example

Godly Men

GODLY MEN

I speak thy name so often, you’d think I’d know the spell; but so help me, I swear I do; I
saw it this sullen
Mourning standing in the cue – the gaunt brother of commerce’s inclusion aching with
regret; I could smell it on his breath – Lord, the world devoid of love drains my brothers
blue – they seek you in such vacant places – they see you where they are, not: a subtle
telling sub-plot of longing and regret; oh how they adorn such phases: the raincoat, the
cup of coffee, the last great event of yearning; the wrong turn not taken; for all is
gone, forsaken – in the void that seeks consume them one, two or three. 
This is the last remark that can be spoken on the subject, for to lend it power is to doom
those brothers bold who beat thy rhythm true – those saints who ply a trade unique – to
stare at Godly men’s best intentions and render them oblique.

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