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Old Poetry - Poems about Old Poetry

Old Poetry - Examples of all types of poems about old poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for old poetry.
Growing Old with Her
The age has bloomed on my face, from the alternate timelines I play Inside my head hoping that 1% chance comes true Some lines come from the joy that floods my face and leaves a specific...Read More
Categories: old poetry, age, growth, love, memory,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Got a Minute To Write
Could I have written novels How about short stories... Perhaps non-fiction could have been my forte True adventures, riveting biographies... Really, I don't think so;...Read More
Categories: old poetry, books, humor, old, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Standing on a cliff, it feels as if you are a cloud, high above the world. Lush forests can be seen, full of every creature and plant. Rivers flow, winding through the valleys, bringing life in the...Read More
Categories: old poetry, muse, myth, mythology, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Poetry Sees Us Green
If we senesce in plain sight, ...Read More
Categories: old poetry, allegory, allusion, life, literature,
Form: Epigram
Longing Train
when eld whistle blows sleep ghostly train alarming ...Read More
Categories: old poetry, allegory, allusion, creation, extended
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Never Satisfied
Younger wanting to be older Older wanting to be young Child wishing to be bigger Bigger wishing to be thinner Teen wanting a clearer face Clearer face wanting a better body People lamenting bad hair days Bad hair days replaced with no...Read More
Categories: old poetry, desire, future, old, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Caedmon's Face
Caedmon’s Face by Michael R. Burch At the monastery of Whitby, on a day when the sun sank through the sea, and the gulls shrieked wildly, jubilant, free, while the wind and Time blew all around, I paced that dusk-enamored ground and...Read More
Categories: old poetry, angel, christian, england, old,
Form: Verse
Old Harmonica
playing reveries, the childish harmonica of the young ancient ......Read More
Categories: old poetry, allegory, allusion, childhood, dream,
Form: Senryu
Concerning Poetics and Reposts
*****I've decided to repost some older poems and provide some background and poetics, or my mindset of why I wrote these poems or perhaps what inspired me to write some of them. Many of these...Read More
Categories: old poetry, old, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Old Barn
There’s an old barn down the road from our house. It’s bent and bowed and one windy day away from completely succumbing to its aged disrepair. It’s midsection is stretched and swollen. The barn doors...Read More
Categories: old poetry, anxiety, deep, feelings, identity,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Life Is
The Life Is … The Life Is … When I was young, there was no pain, The only pain was to complain. When I was young, I did not care, Just as long as my love was there. When I was...Read More
Categories: old poetry, allusion, angst, life, old,
Form: Masnavi
Not Today
Not Today When memories begin to fade when I break promises I’ve made and life no longer seems so gay I shall be old, but not today. For I have children I must hold and many stories to be told and much...Read More
Categories: old poetry, age, change, future, life,
Form: Rhyme
Your lovely name will sink into oblivion Your pretty face will lose its charm And all your moves and gestures that were accurate Would be uncomfident and clumsy You were the reason of human death They sold their souls for...Read More
Categories: old poetry, fate, feelings, loneliness, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Thou Hast a Heart O Silver
Heart o Silver, doth thou dither? About the stars, or planets blither? O grateful gods, become so weary, Heart o silver, hast left thee teary. Glaciated by wind and storm, Nevermore, thy heart be warm....Read More
Categories: old poetry, blue, grief, heart, old,
Form: Rhyme
Laugh and Cry
7/11/15 Go ahead laugh and cry And if you'd like to ask me why Don't let time pass you by You have to try Regardless of if you want the whole thing or less than half the pie Remember you can't...Read More
Categories: old poetry, old, poetry, rap, words,
Form: Rhyme

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