Nostalgia Poems | Poetry About Nostalgia

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


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
WHAT WORD HAVE THEY AH YE WHO SPEAKS Allan Terry Ballad nostalgia, culture, encouraging, fruit, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Stardust Ballroom Dancing Caren Krutsinger Rictameter nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Wind Chimes Dale Gregory Cozart Free verse imagery, memory, night, nostalgia,
CAN I GET BACK V.MUTHU MANICKAM Quatrain nostalgia, childhood, crazy, feelings, life,
Premium Member Poem CATCHING UP Line Gauthier Senryu nostalgia, appreciation, celebration, food, friendship,
Deja Vu Lisa Antley Free verse nostalgia, birthday, encouraging, money, motivation,
Premium Member Poem College Acceptance Moment Caren Krutsinger Diminished Hexaverse nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Nightmare Mom Cuddle Caren Krutsinger Diminished Hexaverse dream, mother, nostalgia,
Lighthouses EL UU Dramatic Monologue nostalgia, adventure, analogy, appreciation, emotions,
Masochist EL UU Dramatic Monologue nostalgia, analogy, angel, appreciation, conflict,

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Securely Sheepless
by EL UU
Tumbling in an endless reel
Here day’s a night and night’s a day
The horizon keeps fluttering away
Along the echo of the last time I exhaled
Dared to...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, analogy, depression, feelings, loneliness,

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Flower Child
by Caren Krutsinger
Peace
Hippy
Bell bottoms
And hip huggers
Platform shoes and belts
The late 60’s
And 70’s
Flower 
Child
...

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Ninette | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia,

Amerika the Beauty Falls
by Alain Boucher
'America the Beautiful' was an uplifting poem written by Katharine Lee Bates in 1895.
I wrote this modern version to reflect on the sorry state of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, america, how i feel,

keepsakes
by RD McManes
notable notations
have become keepsakes
collectable paper scrapes 
with no book or look
remotely resembling their own
bits of envelope, napkin, and such
whatever happens to be handy
when that mood...

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

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Hickory Sunrise
by Dale Gregory Cozart
The morning's first cup is sweetest, rich and hot, 
as I look through my kitchen window at the hickory.

The low branches will come off first.

Once...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, childhood, imagery, nostalgia,

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

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

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, memory, nostalgia,

Foster Homeless
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
I guess we call this perspective or something lived
Imagine growing up with hunger pains as kid
clothes stained bad days it could be a number of...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, growing up, how i

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What Is Lay A Way
by Caren Krutsinger
Lay away.
I had never heard the term
Until I saw a friend use it. We were in seventh grade.
We had both fallen in love with a...

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

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Clair de Lune
by Carrie Richards
With less than satisfaction,
yet, stubborn concentration,
those soft evenings were interludes,
that my dreams will often recall...

Where fledgling fingertips stumbled, ...fumbling, at best.
Where often I failed
to sift...

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

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LIT
by Line Gauthier


lit in memory 
of gone ones
the vigil candle



posted on August 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, farewell, light, nostalgia,

Grandma's lucky charm
by Sheila Van Zant
The versus symbolize the charms on a bracelet that I gave to my grandmother

 This gift I made and time I divest for the lady...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, appreciation, dream, grandmother, heart,

before the after
by RD McManes
a fragment of before
prehistory rhetorical relic
some long ago thought
where imagination blooms
as reality withers
not quite dead

our dreams
become fermentations 
something to sip
when it is time to believe...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, future, nostalgia, time,

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THE PURR
by Line Gauthier


the purr
of the push lawn mower
prelude to beer



posted on August 8, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: green, nostalgia, sound, work,

A FADING QUEEN
by John Arribas
A FADING QUEEN
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS

She had  all the feminine gifts those many years ago
Drawing stares from everyone where ever she’d  go
Back in high...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, analogy, celebrity, cinderella, heartbreak,

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Where are the gallant knights
by Gershon Wolf
Whither the true gentleman who holds the door open for a lady
  Whither the noble scout, escorting an elderly matron 'cross the street

Whither the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost, nostalgia, society,

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The Best of the Best
by Caren Krutsinger

My daughter was reflecting
	All the bests in her life.
			She caught me off guard.

			When she brought up
         ...

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

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Wishful Buying
by Caren Krutsinger
Exciting
Inviting
Lip biting
Crisp sighting
Stale
Stale
Stale
Stale
Stale
All five boxes of crackers.
We are two people.
Yet we purchase these as if all the children are still at home.
Wishful buying?
...

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

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Kids In The Park Collaboration
by Emile Pinet

Swing set riders 
And sliding board sliders 
And players 
On the Merry-Go-Round
 
Getting scratched up knees 
From climbing up trees 
Dirty sneakers 
From the mud...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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School In the 60's
by Caren Krutsinger


School used to be my awful place.
Some teachers did not understand.
Kinesthetic child moves
New ideas okay
The best practices
Was the Sixties
Imprisoned
School
Cell
...

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Ninette | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, school,

Unshakable Psychic Seizures Quakes Oh Man
by matthew harris
(no matter extreme global 
     warming more dire,
then cursing me smoldering 
     infernal languishing spitfire.)

Shade did adolescent
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, 10th grade, 11th grade,



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