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Ireland Poems | Examples of Ireland Poetry

Ireland Poems. Below are examples of poems about ireland. This list of ireland poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of ireland poetry. This list of works about ireland is an excellent resource for examples on how to write ireland poems.

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List of Ireland Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Waiting for the Ferry to Passage East John Blake I do not know? confusion, ireland, journey, people,
Premium Member Poem CELTIC SERENITY Line Gauthier Haiku beautiful, fantasy, green, ireland,
Premium Member Poem Vaso Visits Ireland arthur vaso Free verse ireland, art, beautiful, humorous, introspection,
GOLDSTONES AND A DRIED FISHERS NET Allan Terry Ballad clothes, england, fish, ireland,
Premium Member Poem McGee Who Knew Jerry T Curtis Rhyme ireland, christian, discrimination, friendship, heaven,
Irish History Lesson Rico Leffanta Limerick history, international, ireland, religion,
Lady in Green Brenda Rose Rhyme ireland, appreciation, dedication, feelings, green,
Leprechaun Timothy McGuire Limerick fairy, ireland,
Glue Bill Whar Ming Dublin Down matthew harris Free verse ireland, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Biddy Early Biddy Early Jennifer Sanfilippo Ballad fairy, giving, ireland, longing,

Distant Shores
by cheryl hoffman
I imagine my ancestors having once lived in parts of Europe
having the ambition to sail to America with prayers and some luck
leaving behind the potato...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, boat, ireland,

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Naked Sea
by arthur vaso
Major Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, KBE, RA, RHA (27 November 1878 – 29 September 1931), was an Irish artist who worked mainly in London....

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland, appreciation, art, beach, beautiful,

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The Glory of Green Repost
by Connie Marcum Wong
Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

The Glory of Green

Green hues denote the healing of our earth,
That special season of springtime’s rebirth.

Green grasses growing o’er the hillside's face,
Embracing...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: green, holiday, ireland,

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The Green
by ilene bauer
Emerald seems the primo choice 
With kelly right behind.
Hunter, mint or jade might also
Be the shades you'll find.

Army, jungle and chartreuse 
Would certainly suffice.
Forest, olive,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, ireland,

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St Patricks Day
by Tom Cunningham
Seventeenth of March is Saint Patrick’s Day
Great day for the Irish I can honestly say
All over the world they’ll wear the green
Drink some stout and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland,

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SAINT WHO
by John lawless
Saint “WHO”

In the midst of a self imposed drought
which he couldn’t stop bragging about
came the day of the green
oh, a sight quite obscene
his resolve, with...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, culture, ireland,

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Mind the paint
by Roy Pett

Take three visually vibrant colors
inherent in my desire, heart and mind 
symbolic red cross, Saint George recovers
faith, hope and belonging that doth remind,

dark blue background...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blue, england, ireland, patriotic,

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STOUT Hearted Men
by John lawless
Stout Hearted Men

Alas for the Irish ‘tis fate
to drown in Guinness this date
and “quietly” shout
hoorah for the “stout”
‘Tis an insatiable thirst I must sate


John G....

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, culture, ireland,

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Beannchor Looks On, Fabulous Pivoting Place
by Ian Love
  molten times, vulcanising immensity, vast plateau
  belly-belching landform
  oceans, shallow seas and lakes swell up and down
  land-bridging, submerging
 ...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: future, history, ireland, places,

Silver Jubilee
by Reason A. Poteet
Celtic courtship ended
nineteen eighty-two.
Marriage nuptials blended
"us" from me and you.

Seaside lovers heading 
to the Irish Sea
showcase Christmas wedding, 
silver jubilee.  

Touring without hassle -
Isle...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland, marriage, travel, wedding,

Enniskillen 1987
by Nik Pearce
I remember that day well
Dad wore his best suit
It wasn't really black
But Mum said it would do

I remember arriving early
and waiting for it all to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland,

Storm
by Sophie Wilson
A lonesome figure stood upon the crashing waves
Extended arms to the darkest skies
Screaming out her fury at the heavens above
For the bitter storms she had...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland, 3rd grade, character, grave,

Celtic Nightfall
by Aleah Fitzwater
On the crest of the sky
Where blue Irish mountains lye
Lightning strikes and greenery starts to die
Through thick, misty clouds like those from dry ice
The full...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, ireland,

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This Place Doesn't Exsist
by Brenda Chiri
Moving on to a different new place
One that holds much love and grace

Where deceit and lies aren't abound
And trust and love can still be found

One...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland, allusion, beautiful, care, friendship,

A mighty mole
by Julian Scutts
Many hard battles King Billy fought
ere he fell from his horse at Hampton Court.
No enemy's musket laid him low,
no cannon ball , no swordsman's blow.
A...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, earth day, ireland,

The Traveling Poet
by cheryl hoffman
A poet traveling chose real quick
a city where there lives a bunch of Mc's,
not a waste of time
as he loves to rhyme
as they all do...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, ireland, poets,

TCD GRADUATION
by Sidney Beck
TCD     GRADUATION



Cobblestone, campanile,
Mortar boards, smiles,  laughter,
Library, pigeon, tassel,
Friends,  classmates,  tea after.




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Note:    

TCD  = ...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: education, ireland,

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Dublin
by Tom Cunningham
Dublin, capital of Ireland, it's a beautiful city
Famous for Guinness and Jameson's whiskey
The Temple bar area for music and the 'craic'
Many say on departing "one...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: ireland, places,

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An Gorta Mor, The Irish Famine 1845-1852
by Tom Cunningham
Ireland was suffering a terrible fate
People were dying at an alarming rate
The potato crop failed because of the blight
Little help was given now that wasn't...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: candy, ireland,

CHI - RHO IN THE BOOK OF KELLS
by Sidney Beck
CHI - RHO    IN  THE  BOOK OF KELLS 


A millennium and more since it left the Scottish shore,
Chi -Rho ...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, history, ireland, religion,