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Nostalgia Narrative Poems

These Nostalgia Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Nostalgia. These are the best examples of Narrative Nostalgia poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberThose Were Da Days by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Workin' fo’ free from cradle ta grave
Laborin' sunup ta sundown e’eryday,
while Missy and Massa sat in da shade
Those were da days

Us darkies knew where our...

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Categories: nostalgia, perspective, slavery, song,

Premium MemberMy Five Senses by Carrie Richards
Tonight, the breeze renewed my senses,
as a reminder 
of the place I used to know 

I stepped down from the porch, outside my own thoughts
where...

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Categories: children, memory, nostalgia,



old foundation by RD McManes
amidst the tangle of trumpet vines
young saplings and half rotted stumps
where buffalo grass is near head high
an old stone foundation silently rests

it bore the full...

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Categories: farm, growth, inspiration, nostalgia,

Oklahoma Clay by RD McManes
Most evenings, right around supper,
when the sky was streaked red
right before dark, the old man
would talk of Oklahoma-

the first time he hunted squirrel,
down by Coal...

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Categories: family, imagery, life, loss,

Premium Member If There Were Just More Porches by Sunlite Wanter
An old house with an old porch
Is a most miraculous thing.
Politics are settled, children admonished,
Babies shown off and growing up, 
Advice shared – we need...

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Categories: longing, nostalgia,

Shot from the Saddle by Timothy McGuire
Knocked from my saddle,
I didn't see it coming,
shot in the back,
he thought I was dead.

He didn't wait around to see,
if I was killed,
because God let...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, conflict, nostalgia,

Premium Member- Small Children's Feet - by Sunshine Smile



People are struggling to live
Farms with green grass roof
An old-fashioned mower
The daylight set the time
Milk bucket on ramps
Potatoes and fish four days a week
Maybe you're...

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Categories: childhood, happiness, memory,

Premium MemberMuscatine,Iowa was my kind of town by Caren Krutsinger
In the early 70’s my husband and our first baby, Angela, moved to Muscatine, Iowa, in the middle of the night, in the summer time....

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Categories: animal, community, fun, funny,

Premium MemberMother's China by Sunlite Wanter
My mother's dishes are as delicate as she,
Tiny pink rose bouquets and silver rims.
Once I used them with her lace tablecloth,
For Thanksgiving and Christmas back...

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Categories: change, mother, nostalgia,

Premium MemberOnce Upon A Summer's Eve by Caren Krutsinger
Once upon a summer’s eve, when I was younger, I met a person over the phone.
She was the concerned mother of my daughter’s new best...

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Categories: memory, nostalgia, woman, women,

The Sea-Cook's Lover, Part II by David Welch
...One night I asked who it was,
she said,”Just a man I used to know.”
She would never say more than that,
so I decided wisely to let...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, lost love,

The Sea-Cook's Lover, Part I by David Welch
A young woman named Meredith
took a cook’s job on a great ship,
raven-haired and dark of eyes,
she stood slender as a whip.

For five years she traveled...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, lost love,

Premium MemberMy Long Lost Youth by Jack Ellison


Oh for the days of my long lost youth
Making paper airplanes, watching em glide
Looping like barnstorming pilots of the 30s
Above the trees like birds on...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium MemberPART ONE - A Gunshot Wound to the Heat - A short story from my memoir by Elaine George
GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE HEART 


From a two-room schoolhouse high on a hill over the Fundy Bay, I sat at an old wooden desk daydreaming....

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium MemberPART TWO- Gunshot Wound to the Heart- a short story from my Memoir - A journey of Roses and Thorns by Elaine George
It was a hot summer day.  Harry had stopped by Grandma's house and offered to take the two little girls down to the store...

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Categories: nostalgia,

A Christmas Scene by Johnny Martinez
Off to grandmother’s cottage we go,
past snow covered pines all in a row,
to a cozy home with old fashion charm,
standing beside it the red painted...

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Categories: christmas, family, fantasy, children,

Premium MemberOnce Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One - a short story from my memoir by Elaine George
Each year as Christmas rolls around, as I buckle under the pressure and stress of shopping for gifts for people that already  have everything,...

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Categories: christmas, nostalgia,

Premium MemberOnce Upon a Christmas 1954 - PART 2 - a short story from my memoir by Elaine George
Finally – it was Christmas Eve and we put the presents under the tree and hung our stockings at the foot of the bed. ...

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Categories: christmas, nostalgia,

Italia by Christopher Lucas
Italia, Italia
I write to you with baited breath
How I long to step in your sand
Sink down to the souls,
Of my ancestors,

Il sole e la sabbia...

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Categories: beauty, freedom, how i

miss scott by KJ Hooten
we walked  three miles in the country  
in the dark 
down the lonely roads 
and past the deep swamp
too far away from home...

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Categories: nostalgia,