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French Poems | Examples of French Poetry

French Poems - Examples of all types of french poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for french.

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Premium Member A piece of cake
Clickety clackety Queen Marie Antoinette "Cake let them eat", she said When they'd no bread Due to her callousness, Improvisational French mob decided then "Off with her head" 09.02.2021...Read More
Categories: french,
Form: Double Dactyl

racoon beams from trash gross French food connoisseur, huge Julia Child fan Senryu composed January 12, 2021 ...Read More
Categories: animal, food, french, fun,
Form: Senryu
By and By
Warm my heart touch the sky Sail beneath these stars by and by Winds carry my spirit see Shaped clouded memory Sail unplanted sextant Steer from journey’s door Upon a whispering memorial Once evermore Spirit soar blustered tale Deliver mention set sail Leave this...Read More
Categories: dream, french, inspiration, romance,
Form: Ballad
opened book
The book you offered to me waits by my side, in its silky blanket while is risking a timid autumn sun. If I open it, I guess leaves contain much more than a ray, because when I dive into it these are...Read More
Categories: autumn, books, french, spring,
Form: Free verse
starved to death
My truck is almost full of birds , that have risked their last migration for a journey to the planet mercury. So fell from the sky a ton of fried chickens. I won't have to swing my fork in the stars,...Read More
Categories: french, cheer up, dedication, food,
Form: Free verse

Cempal bife
5-6 pounds of meaty oxtails 1 cup of olive oil 1 cup of flour 3 tsp. Of dried thyme 5 tablespoons of cilantro 1 cup of celery 1 cup of chopped onion 1 cup of red bell pepper 3 chopped chipotle peppers 1 bottle...Read More
Categories: french, celebrity, creation, dance, food,
Form: Ballade
a poem that you take away without knowing it
- It was a love that spoke for itself, as natural as a poem which grows in a flower at the end of its rod. without ever having confessed it, I have never conjugated the verb to love. Life goes like this: we...Read More
Categories: death, flower, french, grave,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Veronica Franco translations
Veronica Franco translations Veronica Franco (1546-1591) was a Venetian courtesan who wrote literary-quality poetry and prose. Capitolo 19: A Courtesan's Love Lyric (I) by Veronica Franco loose translation by Michael R. Burch "I resolved to make a virtue of...Read More
Categories: desire, french, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Un homme dans le coin
Je ne comprends pas pourquoi j'entends des voix Pourquoi crie-t-il à moi Pourquoi veut-il faire du mal à ma famille? Pourquoi je pleure Pourquoi parlent-ils en retour? Pourquoi dois-je purger Pourquoi est-ce que j'ai une envie? Couper, Blesser les autres? Pourquoi suis-je délirant Pourquoi me...Read More
Categories: french, anxiety, confusion, crazy, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Truffle Hunt
The Truffle Hunt A chill wind ushered by winter prods a spindly branch to sway the same way grand-mere’s slim finger wags when admonishing a child: “You dare not go. Henri, ...Read More
Categories: french, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE FRENCH AND I
It was so long ago, the camera in my heart, had almost forgotten it and so~ Let this be a tribute to Roget and his gracious mother, the owners..... A French bar, Le Montmartre,filled with well dressed...Read More
Categories: french,
Form: I do not know?
Awa Tae France
The battles ower ,smoke settles ower the moor, Clans are broken flying aff tae the hills. Redcoated sodjers mingle with red Heilan blude, Killing the wounded in Drumossie mud. Oor Prince has fled leaving dreams in the dust, Of a...Read More
Categories: courage, dream, farewell, french,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Charles d'Orleans: a Medieval Marvel
Charles d'Orleans: a Medieval Marvel Spring by Charles d’Orleans (c. 1394-1465) loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Young lovers, greeting the spring fling themselves downhill, making cobblestones ring with their wild leaps and arcs, like ecstatic sparks struck from coal. What is their brazen goal? They grab...Read More
Categories: art, autumn, french, prison,
Form: Roundel
A road to choose
I went for a morning stroll I had a decision to make A road to choose I knew where I was heading French bread and rosin bun I took the high road first I went the low road home Road choice still...Read More
Categories: fish, food, french, how
Form: Free verse
the world that should be
it's the simplest thing we can do that we don't find it the hardest life has become a survival yet God never planned it that way we call on his name all in vain for we only...Read More
Categories: french, absence, africa, america, arabic,
Form: Free verse

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