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Memory Poems | Examples of Memory Poetry

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

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List of Memory Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
For Me To Hold Mike Gentile Sonnet childhood, holiday, memory,
Classic T V Robert Broadbent Rhyme childhood, memory,
Premium Member Poem Walk Like an Egyptian Janice Canerdy Limerick memory,
Premium Member Poem Whys and Wherefores Jim Slaughter Free verse love, memory,
Premium Member Poem This Old House Wren Rushing Rhyme home, house, memory, parents,
Dying Embers Kurt Philip Behm Free verse memory, time,
Premium Member Poem Triste Bernard Chan Free verse blue, memory, sad, sensual,
The former Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris matthew harris Narrative grief, hurt, meaningful, memory,
Premium Member Poem Loved Ones Wren Rushing Sonnet memory,
Premium Member Poem Memories Maurice Rigoler Light Verse memory,

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Lonely House of Childhood
by Caren Krutsinger
dark desolate road
an unloved abandoned house
shabby and unkempt
makes me exceedingly sad
tear wallpaper from my youth

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: loneliness, lonely, memory, nostalgia,

Loss of the Golden Flower
by J. I. Thomas F.
It was now several years ago,
my chivalry yet half-formed, ablaze,
and wishing to melt all reason down,
for the mind shall bar the heart's fool ways.

I gazed...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memory, beauty, garden, lost love,

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Assembly Programming Test
by Sheri Fresonke Harper
I whizzed past the assembler, add
count in octal, subtract 
hexadecimal. Found error 
in the dump file, all zeroes
and wondered, is this an omen?

Surprise! write me...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: computer, memory, school, success,

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Brainstorm
by Joseph May
 A melancholy thought, travelling at the speed of light
 Moves through the universe of the mind
 Seeking to find answers 
 Dealing with matters...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, memory, storm,

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On an audio breeze
by Lifes Tapestry
With a random comment, your memory surfaces, 
a lingering breath returns, 
tantric and warm as our lips barely touched.
The softness, a tease, 
Twin tongues dancing...

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

A Life Relived
by Anna M Shepard
Memories rush in
A life relived... mind to soul
Foolish yesteryears...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, memory,

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How Sweet It Is
by Jo Daniel
HOW SWEET IT WAS 

I stand here recalling my childhood 
When we went on a playing spree
Running across the rocky road 
Pretending to be a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, games, memory,

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REMEMBERING WHAT YOU WANT TO FORGET
by Eve Roper

I forget what I want to remember
     and remember what I want to forget.

I forget turning off the stove, 
 ...

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

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SIXTIES
by Line Gauthier


sixties seventies
aging babyboomers
so much in common



posted on October 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, growing up, memory,

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When Dad Died
by Carol Connell
Life can change drastically
     at times with just
         the simple ringing of
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dad, death, god, memory,

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CONVINCED
by Line Gauthier


convinced somehow
she is still near
her scent lingering



posted on October 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, memory, nostalgia, remember,

All Of Life Continues
by Pixie Dust
The Fourth Dimension 

* Mystics use it as a place where spirits live, 
 since they aren't bound by our earthly rules
 In his theory...

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

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FORGING
by Line Gauthier


forging
lasting memories
one hug at a time



posted on October 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: encouraging, growing up, memory,

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Bread Rolls
by Wayne Kingston
gravy comforter
cozy dough
savor one warm bite




*********
Baker's Dozen Contest
Sponsor: Maureen McGreavy
10/09/2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, food, memory,

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Who I Would Bring Back
by Michelle Faulkner
Who would I bring back, if I had only one
Perhaps a great leader, Kennedy or Lincoln

Or I could choose a musical icon
Such as John Lennon...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memory, mother, nostalgia, woman,

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A Lone Gunslinger
by Gershon Wolf
Idyllic country setting, from somewhere in the past
   Imagine an expanse of rich green grass
Running up to a fence, fronting a proud red...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, horse, memory, myth,

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SINUOUS
by Line Gauthier


sinuous and slow
old summertime path home
ripe with memories



posted on October 8, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: home, memory, nostalgia, peace,

Sounds like Yesterday
by Matthew Anish
Sounds on the radio 
remind me of the past 
The old times reverberate in my soul
The friends of my childhood appear once more 
The past...

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

Beyond The Sash
by Kurt Philip Behm
A window framed with memory
  emits the brightest light

Its lock and hasp long since removed
  a journeyman’s delight

Casting off the millstone
  the...

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

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Bread
by Paul Callus
the aroma of
garlic bread
wafts of childhood days


5/3/5 syllable count
Contest: Baker's Dozen
Hosted by Maureen McGreavy
9th October, 2018
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Tristich | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memory, senses,