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Long Welsh Poems. Below are the most popular long Welsh by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Welsh poems by poem length and keyword.


The Pictish Faeries
The Pictish Faeries
by Michael R. Burch

Smaller and darker
than their closest kin,
the faeries learned only too well
never to dwell
close to the villages of larger men. 

Only to dance in the starlight
when the moon was full
and men...

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Categories: welsh, fairy,
Form: Verse



Premium Member drunk tank shank
I once spent a week in the drunk tank
couldn't handle the spirits that I drank
the cuisine wasn't half bad
we even had a few laughs
but I had to guard my butt with a shank


……………………………………………………………………….


It used to...

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Categories: welsh, drink, joy, tribute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Awen
To witness no trace of a step, that has lingered beneath the dewy lush grass.
Then to gaze upon greatest glory! While creation unfolds right in front of you.
Revealing its treasured secrets, while you stand stunned,...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: welsh, creation, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Great Little England
  skinny island rump
  highway seas churning the horizon under turbulent skies
  entity England
  migration waves still grounding along the continental shelf
  monarchs, priests and lords
  relaunching history and...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: welsh, culture, england, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 15
We briefly meet the Mandan Chief Big White
in the village center where the animals are sacraficed,
couples wed, and disputes are dealt with,
he is a massive, and portly man
and is wearing a headdress that spreads to...

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Categories: welsh, adventure,
Form: Epic



Burns Night - My Toast to the Lassies
Well, it’s thanks to my friend, Neillie, that I'm standing here today;
He captured me down at his shop as I reached out to pay.
He said, “I have a job for you, and you've twelve weeks...

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Categories: welsh, memory, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Burns night - My Toast to the Lassies
Well, it’s thanks to my friend, Neillie, that I'm standing here today;
He captured me down at his shop as I reached out to pay.
He said, “I have a job for you, and you've twelve weeks...

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Categories: welsh, funny, tribute, women,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Landsbyen-Into the North-an epic poem
Please note that this work is meant to follow in Epic Form and will not follow commonly used grammatical rules found in Prose, such as, not following proper paragraph use. Because it is an Epic...

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Categories: welsh, christmas, fairy,
Form: Epic
Great Britain in no particular order
In no particular order
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 
But together Great Britain

I have never been to Scotland.
Wales or Northern Ireland as well.
That’s because I’m getting old.
And I’m not well, I’m ill.
Yet what I see...

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Categories: welsh, break up, courage, together, truth, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Arthurian Poems III
Uther’s Last Battle
by Michael R. Burch

When Uther, the High King,
unable to walk, borne upon a litter
went to fight Colgrim, the Saxon King,
his legs were weak, and his visage bitter.
“Where is Merlyn, the sage?
For today I...

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Categories: welsh, england, literature, magic, myth, romance, romantic, war,
Form: Verse
Arthurian Poems II
Note: the "dd" in Welsh names is pronounced "th."

Merlyn's Birth
by Michael R. Burch

I was born in Gwynedd,
or not born, as some men claim,
and the Zephyr of Caer Myrrdin
gave me my name.

My father was Madog Morfeyn
but...

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Categories: welsh, england, literature, magic, myth, romance, romantic, wisdom,
Form: Verse
Gundar Nils
Kathryn's Saga.....a work in Progress.....

History.....A lone Viking ship...with Black Sails......Pounding the waves.....in the midst of 
natures fury.....The worse the weather the more the Gods looked on with favor.
 
Gunder Nils hated and loved this journey.....
Everything about...

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Categories: welsh, adventurewomen, men, women,
Form: Prose Poetry
Psalms 3-4
If you have ever been near Pentecostal Churches - that really began in c.1900 - you would know Psalm 91 as a great Prayer of Protection and Victories! It is hard not to love both...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: welsh, africa, america, angst, bible, faith, god, wisdom,
Form: Prose
Forced Ska Hoard And Save Hen Years Ago
History contends that on that score
hing hot summer at 6:00 pm June sixteenth 
in the year 666 after the Devonian era, 
two lovers - a Mister Belmont Me 

and Missy Bryn Mawr Hu felt the...

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Categories: welsh, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Light Verse
Clerihews of the original three of four and me- three of my original four favorite poets
Her name is Seren
Yes the proud welsh girl, not foe, hopefully a  fren
The number of contest she entered, maybe a million
On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give her a billion

She has passionately...

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Categories: welsh, funny, green, may, me, poems,
Form: Clerihew
Tree
She walks in the green welsh fields 
with a basket in her hands 
She’s Gathering jasmines flowers 
and singing as loud as she can

and under a big cherry tree 
She sits when she needs to...

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Categories: welsh, beautiful, loneliness, lonely, longing, lost love, love,
Form: Light Verse
The Clerihewer of the Fewer
If you orginally read this then, you would have seen it was a villanelle, actualy same it was the poem Hope, which I posted before this one. A very silly copy/paste error that was pointed...

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Categories: welsh, fun,
Form: Clerihew
FLIGHT FOR FREEDOM
Four years ago today
9/11 rang in our ears
Our Nation still cries a river
Into a sea of tears

Patrick Driscoll 70, was retired
Jane Folger 73, retired as well
Toshiya Kuge was a student
When the Twin Towers fell

Husbands and...

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Categories: welsh, history, people, husband, wife, husband,
Form: List
Great Uncle Sam
I was a child, yes, even little old me, 
curious and happy, my smile wild with glee. 
But at the tender age of seven, 
I learnt that family go to heaven. 

My aunt, a distant,...

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Categories: welsh, death, death of a friend, friend, loss,
Form: Free verse
FAIR AND MARKET IN WALES
Lost my kids once just for a  minute or so in the fair:  needle in haystack.
Busy and purposeful Sunday morning. Fascinating bee hive but I wanted my kids back

Thought they were next to...

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Categories: welsh, childhood,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Shark Soup

Tim had all the necessary ingredients right next to his ancient burner


Shark teeth dangling from a sunken necklace at the cutting edge but

The amulet had turned into chains and shackles grinding the chef’s mind

A lost...

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Categories: welsh, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Love Story
With heritage of dragon lore,
and hills and valleys shore to shore.
From the land of leeks and daffs,
there came a lass born of a Taff.

Roman walls built strong and bold,
surround a fortress very old.
From English city...

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Categories: welsh, child, discrimination, family, love, parents, race, prejudice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Shoe Collection
My Shoe Collection


Shoes

Nice if you have them

Shoes

There is love
There is happiness
When the next path of your journey
You take with shoes on your feet


Shoes

I am coming out of the closet
I am not a woman
But I do...

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Categories: welsh, hilarious, imagination, irony, journey, metaphor, silly, sports,
Form: Free verse
THINGS THAT HATE ME
THINGS    THAT    HATE    ME

Spaghetti,   for I don’t allow it to outrun my utensil
I chop it all to inch-long pieces then use my fork as...

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Categories: welsh, funnyhate,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ash Groves
Ash Groves

“Down yonder green valley where streamlets meander 
When twilight is fading I pensively rove,
Or at the bright noontide in solitude wander 
Amid the dark shades of the lonely Ash Grove.
‘Tis there where the blackbird...

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Categories: welsh, family, music,
Form: Lyric