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Nostalgia Poems | Examples of Nostalgia Poetry

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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List of Nostalgia Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Remembering the Eighties Kevin Shaw Rhyme feelings, music, nostalgia, remember,
Premium Member Poem Selling Door To Door Caren Krutsinger Free verse childhood, nostalgia,
Till I See Your Face Again Jack Avergun I do not know? love, nostalgia, romance,
Premium Member Poem Reflecting On My Paintings Caren Krutsinger Free verse art, nostalgia, self,
AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN Ann Gilmour Rhyme appreciation, flower, grandmother, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Once Upon a Halloween in the 50's Elaine George Narrative nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem Lonely House of Childhood Caren Krutsinger Tanka loneliness, lonely, memory, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem The Eighties Michelle Faulkner Acrostic appreciation, fun, nostalgia, remember,
Premium Member Poem UNDER THE STAR ABOVE Line Gauthier Free verse appreciation, hope, night, nostalgia,
Premium Member Poem CHERISHED MEMORIES Line Gauthier Free verse nostalgia, appreciation, heart, longing, lost

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That Place of Childhood
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
I will turn back the pages of my memory to that place,
     of childhood years and of brightly painted rows of...

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

Gilly and Auntie Pam
by Steve Sant
Gilly darling dont do that
You don't know where it's been
And put our hat on there's a love
I'm fetching some ice-cream
Do you want a cornet child?
Or...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, childhood, nostalgia,

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The Good Old Days
by PAT Adams
One thing is for sure when tales are told 
The "good old days" are sure to unfold
Now understand
What made them grand
Was that we weren't good...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, nostalgia, word play,

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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: nostalgia, age, growing up, memory,

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LILAC
by Line Gauthier


lilac
her favorite
every shade



posted on October 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, appreciation, color, flower, love,

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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,

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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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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,

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INNER EAR
by Line Gauthier


inner ear to
echoes of a past so sweet
distant yet so nigh



posted on October 7, 2018...

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

LOVING BILL BULLDOG
by Ann Gilmour
Bill Bulldog we had named him 
With his brindle coloured coat
He had the most amazing face
Too many wrinkles for one so young
He was mischievous and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, dog, funny, i miss

SUN KISSES, IS WHAT MY MUM SAID
by Ann Gilmour
Blimey it’s hot
Though moan I must not
As to see the sun high up above
Evokes wonderful memories of summers gone by
Of weeks in the sunshine and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, moving on, nostalgia,

Down at the end of Our Road
by Laurence Tye
There's an old family shop that sells ciggies and pop,
plus Mars Bars and aspirins and tinned Winnalot.
Then just past the shop there's a small patch...

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

Buried Within
by Kurt Philip Behm
The differences in life
 —live within the questions you’ve asked

(Villanova Pennsylvania: June, 2013)
...

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

Last supper
by Valentin Busuioc
in this restaurant
I’ve never been
your hands are drier than mine
in your eyes the streets get lost forever
in mine they still have life

the brighter your face...

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

Easy to say but hard to do
by Ammar Younas
I wish I could just let it go
And pretend to be just fine
You and I, as “we” or “us”
cannot be combine

It’s easy to say but...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, nonsense, nostalgia, pain,

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Trick-Or-Treating in the 60's
by Caren Krutsinger


Trick-or-Treating in the 60’s.
The good ole days.
When no one wore a bloody costume
Or a provocative costume or an offensive costume.
An innocent time when adults monitored...

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

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Firefly Tango
by Caren Krutsinger
Firefly tango, lighting up the meadow
Whizzes, whirls, flits, and furls,
The little varmints buzz around, 
Unaware we are watching their every move.
We older folks are no...

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

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Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
by Robert Lindley
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
 
Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, appreciation, art, beautiful, love,

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I REMEMBER THE DAYS
by Line Gauthier


I remember the days
before technology
before computers
before cell phones
before smart tvs

In particular
I remember one day
when I heard on the radio
that the microwave oven
had been invented !
I...

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

The Greatest Generation
by M.P. Shaudd
Twenty one guns fired in unison on the days
We laid them in the ground
And to have them each call me their grandson
I was lucky and...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nostalgia, appreciation, family, grandparents, life,