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Mayfly Poems | Examples of Mayfly Poetry

Mayfly Poems. Below are examples of poems about mayfly. This list of poetry about mayfly is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of mayfly poetry. This list of works about mayfly is a great resource for examples of mayfly poems and show how to write poems about mayfly. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Mayfly Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A MORNING Line Gauthier Haiku mayfly, insect, nature, peace, perspective,
Garnet Star David VR Quatrain mayfly, jesus, religious, star,
Premium Member Poem If I Were A Mayfly Bernard Chan Roundel mayfly, day, how i feel,
FADING LIGHTS Judy Emery Narrative mayfly, angel, betrayal, dream, emotions,
Premium Member Poem If I should find a Butterfly Kevin Shaw Rhyme mayfly, imagery, insect, nature, poetry,
Mayflies Karam Misra Haiku mayfly, day, metaphor,
Reminiscence David Wood Free verse mayfly, age, nature, youth,
The County Peter Lewis Holmes Quintain (English) mayfly, england, imagery,
THE SOLOIST Edlynn Nau Personification mayfly, creation, miracle, nature, universe,
Bells Peter Lewis Holmes Verse mayfly, beauty, music, peace,

Mayfly's Comparison
by Liva Evita Nagle
The lifetime of a mayfly is a
single day leading to eternity,
while a single day for a man 
may be lost and ever forgotten

Within seven days...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, absence, anger, conflict, courage,

Her Morning Song
by Thomas Martin
her morning song
awakens me
sliced oranges


Published Mayfly, cover feature...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, happiness, how i feel,

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POETRY is a process
by Brian Strand
POETRY is a process
not an artwork to admire. Words to say,
caught by the day,a one-off,’ as is’ moment,
images in sound.My voice spoken, a unique
sigh ‘twixt...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, poetry,

Nature's Meter
by david mohn
ancient redwood gleams
softly through the mists of time…
mayfly flitters by

-08 Jun 2014-

Average Lifespan:
Redwood Tree - 600 years
Mayfly - 1 day...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, age, insect, tree,

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HAIKU EKPHRAS-recited
by Brian Strand
HAIKU EKPHRASIS
A short-lived blossom of Spring
like a mayfly that lives for the day,
the pathos of beauty so fleeting,
a few syllables that remain,where 
less is more...

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ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, poetry,

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The Savage Pond
by Shadow Hamilton
Look out over a pond's banks
what do you see down there
a smooth unruffled surface
things lazily flying round

A frog pops up its head and
perches basking in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, fish, nature, water,

Mayoss
by Rob Browne
Cataclysmic nuptials like pebbles fall, between the slats of the grate of dawn
And end to hover 'bove  the wave of life's eternal turning grave
Fragmented...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, april, dark, nature,

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March nymphs
by Brian Strand
ephemeral beauty
of a  mayfly goodbye-
spring's end is nigh
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, nature, seasons

Eternity Lost
by Larry Belt
Born into the world
The mayfly lives for a day
Eternity lost...

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

MUD ON MY HANDS
by Satish Verma
Green eyes in the crevices of rocks
will not let the fossil weep
for innocent sun.
A mayfly floats like
a dry leaf on water, in the circuit
of sharks.

I...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, art

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MAYFLY MOMENT
by Brian Strand
An
echo
of delight-
harmonic
minds
in
flight,
meet in
unison to
write
and
create
ekphrasis
from another's 
sight....

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Lanterne | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, inspirational, life, on writing

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sequence-STILL BIRTH
by Brian Strand
fleeting
images
as crystalline
hallucinatory
visions;
lying
as flotsam,
washed by the tide,
transotory mayfly
that hide
within
my mind's eye-
until captured and penned..
then die...

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, imagination, on writing and

The Vastness of Time
by Jim Wilson
Take enough Vitamin C, they tell me,
And you can end up living forever.
However, leaving aside forever,
You can, they say, live a very long time.

Taoist 'immortals'...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, life

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HERE TODAY-GONE TOMORROW
by Brian Strand
For
three
long years
a lonely
mayfly incubates-
but has just six hours to procreate....

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Fibonacci | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, nature, seasons,

The Mayfly is up on the Kennet by M.A.Meddings
by Michael Meddings
The Mayfly is up on  the  Kennet,
Well it’s Whitsun why wouldn’t it be?
There’s a fine downstream breeze,
And  the  fishing’s with ease,
Do...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mayfly, friendship, love, nostalgia, parody,