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Folklore Poems - Poems about Folklore

Folklore Poems - Examples of all types of poems about folklore to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for folklore.
Nutcrackers Last Waltz
... Upon a high, cobwebbed bookcase there lay a forlorn nutcracker who once ......Read More
Categories: folklore, happiness, miracle,
Form: Personification

Three Deaths and Honey, Please
...In the darkness, all birds and bees and all angels here lie asleep. The twinkling stars look down bemoaning my plight, they frown Over the Panther that crawls above As black as night, upon the......Read More
Categories: folklore, animal, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Twelve Days of Christmas, Hawaiian Style
..."Just live a little, Hawaiian style!" Quote by Hawaiian Style Band. On the first day of Christmas, my tutu gave to me, -- (and...) a-*Ne-ne-Goose-un-der-a-gua-va-tree. (guava fruits are t......Read More
Categories: folklore, animal, bird, care, environment,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member This Isn'T Folklore
... 2 Peter 1:16 (KJV) “For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.” ......Read More
Categories: folklore, faith, heart, hope, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Swift Clerihew: Taylor's Version
...Taylor Swift spins stories, her songbird-like sensations, an underrated pop princess with poetical persuasions. Her complex lyric lexicon, like a folklore luminary, invites the listener to see the......Read More
Categories: folklore, appreciation, art, music, myth,
Form: Clerihew

Her Name
...She’d pull the sun from the sky if it shone too bright Drain the oceans purely out of malice and spite Commission a fortress devoid of all day's light Simply to evade any quarrelsome plight Sp......Read More
Categories: folklore, betrayal, childhood, emotions, extended
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween Treats
...It's Trick or Treak once more Begging for sweet treats at the door Halloween is here Nothing to fear Costumes are made up as folklore......Read More
Categories: folklore, halloween,
Form: Limerick
Perfect Poetry
...I have a thought I'd like to share and was wondering if you'd read Because we all have much in common as you will come to see .... "Out of our imperfections our pains and tribulations Momen......Read More
Categories: folklore, imagination, meaningful, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member May Bliss Be Our Refrain
...All that is manifest is doomed to die But something within tells us there is more Beyond the heavens, soul wishes to fly Heart’s momentary joy seeks an encore That in zenith like rapture, it may ......Read More
Categories: folklore, joy, spiritual,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Has the Mad Hatter Gone
...The hard rumor followed me out the door Down the hill and past the grapefruit store I could not believe it, was it forevermore? The rumor said mad hatter had left for summer shore. What about h......Read More
Categories: folklore, books,
Form: Rhyme
Why Be a Poet
...Someone asks if my literary work is fiction or reality Engaging and inspiring those to read with affection Expressing my thoughts and feelings through poetry Weaving my spiritual, cultural, or his......Read More
Categories: folklore, muse, october, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hallows Eve
...Havoc is when all hell is loose, This night belongs to all of you... To the pumpkins slashed into lanterns “Stingy Jack” his trusty O’ hand returns. Ne'er-do-wells started carving c......Read More
Categories: folklore, halloween, holiday,
Form: Couplet
Coconut's Fall
...In lands where sun and sea entwine, Where palm trees dance and waves align, There thrives a fruit, both rough and brown, The coconut, a tropical crown. Amidst the breeze, it hangs with pride, ......Read More
Categories: folklore, 8th grade,
Form: Free verse
No Claim To Fame
...They manage to keep a fanned flame These ones with no claim to fame They don’t trade, build or make Yet heralds ogle for their sake And I to myself only wonder That I find no rhyme or reason in ......Read More
Categories: folklore, culture, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Orthopterans
...An orthopteran, otherwise none as a cricket, is a small to medium-sized insect with a mostly cylindrical, somewhat vertically flattened body. Crickets can be found all over the world from grasslands,......Read More
Categories: folklore, insect,
Form: Haibun

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