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May Poems | Examples of May Poetry

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

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List of May Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Rays Of Our Motherland Moses Gava I do not know? africa, anniversary, may,
Premium Member Poem haiku dandelion whine Charlie Knowlton Senryu abuse, death, may,
Premium Member Poem May The Month Of May Steven Delauder Rhyme death, may, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Beauty Of May Sandra Haight Monorhyme beautiful, may, tribute,
haiku, flowers Gail Foster Haiku flower, image, may, nature,
Premium Member Poem Spirit Shadows of Sadness Chantelle Anne Cooke Narrative death, depression, may,
Limitations Of Poetic license matthew harris Free verse may, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Lady of the Spring Barry Stebbings Rispetto joy, may, spring,
When Old and New Collide Anna Greene I do not know? bereavement, england, holiday, may,
A Narrow Escape David Hench Couplet celebration, horse, love, may,

sen'ryu 20180503
by Anil Deo
Azalea praise in painted hues
some pray, lie, bribe, pray, insult, pray
muddy month of May...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, 12th grade, abuse, blessing,

Divine Heathen Lurches Philosophical
by matthew harris
index finger of left hand
     (likened to Michelangelo
meticulously chiseling away
     at marble block), this poe
whit attempts to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, 10th grade, 11th grade,

MAY
by Poetic Flame
Days of may, clear is the path on the way
Green fields calling, there's no room for the gray
May,and the time is not far from making...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, spring, wisdom,

May Day
by Anna M Shepard
Children are celebrating
Because spring is in the air
Dancing around the maypole
Donning flowers in their hair

Enjoying Earth’s new rebirth
Spring’s artwork on display
Birds are vibrantly singing
From the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, may, nature,

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haiku
by JEAN MURRAY
cherry bloom
  timely reminder
     mum's birthday

01/02/2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost love, may, miss

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May
by Nina Parmenter
May - nature’s birthday
lush gifts unleashed, she dances
a wild green samba
old horse chestnut smiles fondly...
and lights the birthday candles



1st May 2018...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, may, nature, tree,

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Morning Greet, Delightful Treat
by Artsieladie Sharon Donnelly
Sipping on my coffee on this first day of May,
With the sun shining brightly, finally on display,
A movement of a branch so close to my...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, god, love, may,

The Blossom On The Bough
by Gail Foster
Two sonnets for May, and my muse

The fires are lit, my lover, and the hills
are flickering with little points of light
The sun is set, and...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, england, may, myth,

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May
by Michelle Faulkner
Downy clouds, hot air

     Balloons, panoramic plains

          Everywhere, lilies...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, nature, spring,

The Joy Of Bing Skits Zoid
by matthew harris
This poetic blurb not meant to annoy
divulging, when just a whippersnapper boy
me late mum and octogenarian pop agreed 
   without questioning why doctor...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, 10th grade, 11th grade,

MAY DAY
by Rico Leffanta
May Day is Lei Day
Where Hawaiian flowers grow
May Day is Pay Day
In places that I know
May Day is Play Day
In places where I go
May Day...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, celebration, day, giggle, holiday,

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Rose Colored Dawn's Gave Her Those Bright Smiles
by Robert Lindley
Rose Colored Dawn's Gave Her Those Bright Smiles

Rose colored dawn's gave her those bright smiles
her every move, was music that beguiles.
Her name was Sarah Ann...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: may, beautiful, death, deep, fate,

April Showers Bring May Flowers
by Michael Vacek
April blizzards fill buzzards' gizzards...
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, april, may, satire,

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A new mother
by Lisle Ryder
Her back to me, she gazed transfixed
at the poplars through the window.
Should I intrude? Then she turned full,
	full of tears.
I'd seen her before, masked and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, birth, green, may,

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- Haiku X 126 - Cherry Tree -
by Sunshine Smile



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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, flower, fruit, may,

When Teachers Cringe
by Reason A. Poteet
When spring's in the air, teachers cringe,
students' attention on the fringe.
Young minds on love, at least on like,
while others take their mental hike.

Required courses, long...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 11th grade, may, school,

A Shameful Conquest Of Itself
by Keith Murphy
‘May I take the liberty?’ used to be asked by polite old men,
Doffing their caps as required to a stranger to whom they were offering...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, language, may, political,

I am afraid
by Vidushi Sharma
I am afraid
If I failed like a hundred times,
and somehow I sum up myself
Again and Again.
what if one day I couldn't.
I couldn't start over.
I am...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confusion, deep, imagery, may,

Just a Door Away
by Shameen Imran
Slight ajar, hand on the knob,
I stand from you,
Just a door away
Fighting back tears, bitterly sobbing,
Scarlett eyes;
With veins and everything ready to burst
I endeavour to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, anxiety, may,

Whats in the basement
by liza marry
Mommy told me never to go in the basement, but I wanted to see what was making that noise. It kind of sounded like a...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: marathi, may, memory, metaphor,