Places Narrative Poems

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


Premium MemberThe Haunted House by Carolyn Devonshire
Haunted places, haunted lives --
     Who knows the terrors trapped inside?
Out of gas and losing vigor,
     His...

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Categories: horror,

Premium MemberYou Keep Me Grounded by Eileen Manassian
You keep me grounded
to the soil of my soul
reminding me again
that my words matter
that they help scatter
misconceptions
making connections
pathways to inner places
leaving conjugated traces
of emotional bleeds
and...

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Categories: friendship,



Reconstructed from Fragments by Bleak Willow
As I recall
the physical remains
of [my] childhood 
were left in storage unit number [...]
in [...], a town by a river.

As we drove away,
[never] to return,
dad...

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Categories: childhood,

Cup of Tea by RD McManes
Sometimes I drink tea to remember
fingertips crushing the dried leaves.
I never measure the amount,
adding pinches as I feel the need. 

I let the kettle whistle,
moments...

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Categories: imagery, remember,

Of Seekers by David MaxOptimism
As heat laden dust 
fluff the scorch 
searing the desert plain, 
the earth seems aflame, 
gust twirl it's stinging grains 
as sun bake minds 
of...

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Categories: analogy, metaphor,

I Hate Memorial Day by Keith Peterson
Hot Dogs, beer 
and long warm nights
Indigestion, too much booze
Lead to front yard fights

Days at the river
Lying on the beach
Sand everywhere
Places I can't reach

Camping or...

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Categories: america, beach, celebration, holiday,

Premium MemberCelestial Stairs by Jack Ellison


It's a dull and rainy overcast day
A day to stay in and be cozy
Gaze out the window and dream of stuff
As you start to feel...

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Categories: creation,

Odyssey from Africa - Stargazing 1 by Phil Salmon
King Ptolemy the Second (cont.)

Sleek of line for speedy sailing 
It was rugged in construction 
Several layers of well cured timber
Lined the hull and bridge...

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Categories: adventure, africa, history, mythology,

Premium MemberLiving With The Wolfman by Caren Krutsinger
She stopped smiling as soon as she picked up the subtle slow opening of the front door.  Jake, her grown up three-year-old stopped playing....

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, family,

Premium MemberLove Letter II by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
I met him at the art gallery viewing art,
his dark brooding sexy look touched my heart.
         ...

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Categories: lost love,

Black Sunday, 1935 by Steve Zak
Year five of the Great Depression. 

April 14, 1935 another Sunday of church services praying for
The rain that wasn’t coming.

And the sky turned mean and...

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Categories: america, history, weather,

Cracked Faces by Michelle Rensburg
They came in the night
When the rich man rested
And the poor man gazed at the night sky

Both were far away
In a dreamland
Thinking of milk and...

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Categories: environment, perspective, political, poverty,

Contend With Me by Christine Phillips
Contend with me while you can 
Contend with me and I will deliver the master plan
Contend with me and I will make you smile
We have...

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Categories: anti bullying, betrayal, birth,

Premium MemberVisitor Finale - with Maria Williams by July Morning
The Story so far…

Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: fantasy, love,

Premium MemberVisitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning by Maria Williams
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: adventure, romance, science fiction,

Premium MemberVisitor - Part 2 - A collaboration with July Morning by Maria Williams
The Story so far continued from 'Visitor'…
An attractive extra-terrestrial female researcher sent to a remote island to observe earth and beam back her findings is...

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Categories: adventure, romance, science fiction,

Premium MemberVisitor 2 - With Maria Williams by July Morning
The Story so far…

An attractive extra-terrestrial female researcher sent to a remote island to observe earth and beam back her findings is struggling with unfamiliar,...

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Categories: fantasy, 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 MemberBlack Bog by James Marshall Goff
 My descent was gradual, sedge meadows with wondrous pink orchid variations visited by never identified damselflies, my head starting to swim; erasing time, giving...

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Categories: nature,

The Strongest Woman, Part I by David Welch
The strongest woman that I ever saw
was born thirty-four years ago,
to loving parents who doted on her,
told he of the great places she’d go.

She was...

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Categories: angst, children, life, strength,