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Mayfly Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormFormCategories  
MAYFLY Edlynn Nau Free verse Free verse mayfly, age, childhood, death, growth,
Premium Member Poem Science Lesson From a Mayfly Caren Krutsinger Personification Personification mayfly, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Bumblings Nina Parmenter Rhyme Rhyme mayfly, animal, fun, nonsense, silly,
Premium Member Poem The Mayfly Hated the Caddis Fly Caren Krutsinger Rhyme Rhyme mayfly, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem A MORNING Line Gauthier Haiku Haiku mayfly, insect, nature, peace, perspective,
Garnet Star David VR Quatrain Quatrain mayfly, jesus, religious, star,
Premium Member Poem If I Were A Mayfly Bernard Chan Roundel Roundel mayfly, day, how i feel,
FADING LIGHTS Judy Emery Narrative Narrative mayfly, angel, betrayal, dream, emotions,
Premium Member Poem If I should find a Butterfly Kevin Shaw Rhyme Rhyme mayfly, imagery, insect, nature, poetry,
Mayflies Karam Misra Haiku Haiku mayfly, day, metaphor,
Reminiscence David Wood Free verse Free verse mayfly, age, nature, youth,
The County Peter Lewis Holmes Quintain (English) Quintain (English) mayfly, england, imagery,
THE SOLOIST Edlynn Nau Personification Personification mayfly, creation, miracle, nature, universe,
Bells Peter Lewis Holmes Verse Verse mayfly, beauty, music, peace,
Mayfly's Comparison Liva Evita Nagle Free verse Free verse mayfly, absence, anger, conflict, courage,
Her Morning Song Thomas Martin Haiku Haiku mayfly, happiness, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem POETRY is a process Brian Strand Verse Verse mayfly, poetry,
Nature's Meter david mohn Haiku Haiku mayfly, age, insect, tree,
Premium Member Poem HAIKU EKPHRAS-recited Brian Strand ekphrasis ekphrasis mayfly, poetry,
Premium Member Poem The Savage Pond Shadow Hamilton Free verse Free verse mayfly, fish, nature, water,
Mayoss Rob Browne I do not know? I do not know? mayfly, april, dark, nature,
Premium Member Poem March nymphs Brian Strand Haiku Haiku mayfly, nature, seasons
Eternity Lost Larry Belt Haiku Haiku mayfly, nature
MUD ON MY HANDS Satish Verma I do not know? I do not know? mayfly, art
Premium Member Poem MAYFLY MOMENT Brian Strand Lanterne Lanterne mayfly, inspirational, life, on writing
Premium Member Poem sequence-STILL BIRTH Brian Strand Cinqku Cinqku mayfly, imagination, on writing and
The Vastness of Time Jim Wilson Sonnet Sonnet mayfly, life
Premium Member Poem HERE TODAY-GONE TOMORROW Brian Strand Fibonacci Fibonacci mayfly, nature, seasons,
The Mayfly is up on the Kennet by M.A.Meddings Michael Meddings Narrative Narrative mayfly, friendship, love, nostalgia, parody,

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Mayfly Poem Example

The County

Summer’s golden blade does thrust
its effervescent golden musk,
and into  wheaten fields’ did trust,
a volley of  ethereal rust, 
caught by tempered, evening gust

Cart and horse they trot out forth,
spilling damsels, on the stones,
clouds and mayfly drift off  north,
bees for nectar send out drones,
later, honey over scones

Weary orchestra of light, 
dips its day that comes to dusk,
all’s not well that ends in night
spins the web, the prisoner’s husk,
spider drinks the tasty rusk

And when the season’s hunting horn,
cries the chase to fox in den,
master, hound and prey forlorn,
skip by waltzing weazels ten;
like scented breeze, on watery fen



Written for English Quintain contest 15/8/15


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