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Memory Poems | Examples of Memory Poetry

Memory Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about memories. This list of memory poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous 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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Memories of our Faisal Valley Faisalfields beauty spot of yore. Golden meadows, farms and wildlife It was Mother nature’s super store. Skylarks soaring over green fields Robins singing in the winter snow. These precious memories of our valley That the young folk...Read More
Categories: memory, deep, dream, literature, lost,
Form: Rhyme

As time goes by and I grow old Fond memories from the past unfold Nostalgic dreams of bygone days Of winter snows and summer haze. The days when I was just a kid And doing things that kids all did Like...Read More
Categories: memory, baby, beauty, cute, literature,
Form: Rhyme
It wasn’t much to look at, just a two up two down house, With a cellar below for storing coal and firewood. That was where I laid my head for ten years or more And I’d go back...Read More
Categories: memory, art, autumn, beauty, life,
Form: Rhyme
Grandma's Apartment
Light has left stains along the walls like shadows of exploded memory; After images behind objects that glow with an aura of effervescence, cramped and unchanged and rotting away in the corners. A mind held captive- A nostalgia that...Read More
Categories: age, depression, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poplar Pathway
Struggling to recall grandchildren's names, you stammer in frustration, stars of your mind grew faint, in funereal shades of gray and black fading void, precious shards of memory, cannot be retrieved ~ yet, a beloved dog of childhood, running with a loll tongue, happily...Read More
Categories: memory, age, dog, dream, journey,
Form: Free verse

Memories Distill
The taste got sweeter as the bottle emptied Each sip more joyous —the label rare (St. David’s Pennsylvania: February, 2021) ...Read More
Categories: memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Recollection
Swift and sweet, how memories rise diamond- strung in a room of silver Slick and sleek from a stormy world solid tree trunks on a bell- clear morning. Liberum Divisa 4 Poetry Contest Gregory R Braden February 27th. 2021 Nevernore More
Categories: emotions, introspection, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life's Scrapbook
Date. Birthday. Remember. Or to forget. Life, it's yours to live. See endless tomorrows. Reflect upon yesterdays. Memories made along the way, live on within a treasured scrapbook. Each page, a moment in time, bittersweet. ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, day, life, memory,
Form: Etheree
Dawn of a new day, new chances, open the door to a life full of opportunities. Reliving the memories of us, all we did, making them into something new. Everlasting thoughts, ever changing, but in every...Read More
Categories: memory, dream, emotions, for her,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Full Flight Her Soul Departed
In Full Flight Her Soul Departed To free my heart of all that haunted me Told I, these my tidings. ... On a summer's dawn, Fresh from our orisons, we wandered forth To greet the waking of the meadow flowers And...Read More
Categories: memory, art, beauty, creation, emotions,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Of Dear Bygones
I regale myself with recollections of faded friends, I see their olden shadows, as we ride horseback in summer's fields of timothy, and dreams, memories of dear bygones, ...Read More
Categories: memory, age, dream, drink, friend,
Form: Free verse
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Icicles melt, rains come and go. Nature strikes us deep with awe at every show. Whose turn to turn another leaf, fall prey to pity or to grief. Spread their wings to finally fly or face a silent grave...Read More
Categories: memory, change, dream, fate, history,
Form: Rhyme
Engineer Mirza Vali Phaki 1.Agar me nay kaha me zehni marez nahi to kaho gay har marez yehi kehta hai ky me pagal nahi thek hun aur agar kaha pagal hun to kaho gay daikha maan...Read More
Categories: memory, betrayal, character, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
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Flight from the cities excerpts from my hearts of hope my best memories keeper of the forever flame before the ancient Green mile ...Read More
Categories: memory, desire, extended metaphor, history,
Form: Tanka
Cinnamon- the scent of autumn Candles drown- wax puddle bottom Stormy clouds- shrouds of confinement Tattered jeans- trendy consignment Younger days- the color of green Falling leaves- brush off what they mean Windy skies- snapping of branches Tourniquet- hemorrhage stanches Crescent moon- gloaming...Read More
Categories: memory, autumn, goodbye, heartbreak, loss,
Form: List

Specific Types of Memory Poems

Read wonderful memory poetry on the following sub-topics: christmas, dad, daughter, death, funeral, in loving, loss of, mom, quilt, son, and more.

Definition | What is Memory in Poetry?