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Paris Poems | Examples of Paris Poetry

Paris Poems - Examples of all types of paris poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for paris.

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Premium Member Le Drugstore Fire
Le Drugstore Fire (9/28/72) “She loves you yeah, yeah, yeah…” a scratchy Beatle keeps repeating “she loves you”, as unattended crepes curl and a stabbing heat seeps through the mall wall. A smoky stream swirls up from the open door, blurring...Read More
Categories: fire, paris,
Form: Free verse

In winter, nothing gives. The tree holds tightly to its fistful of sky while the wind arranges and rearranges some leaves at the entrance to the Tuileries, always seeking a different disorder. First published...Read More
Categories: paris,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PARIS IN THE RAIN
*~ PARIS IN THE RAIN~* I shall never see the great Champs de Élysées  only in humble dreams cute sidewalk cafes the Eiffel Tower aglow only in my soul French cuisine, oh Parisian music so divine It was not my time September 20, 2020 ...Read More
Categories: fantasy, paris,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All in a Day at the Louvre
Magnetic attraction, enchanting dream of a lifetime - majestic pyramid attracts my eye, mystique draws me in O, your architecture! Pavilions, colonnades; art enclosing art, every square inch deliberately designed, ceilings pour forth scintillating splendor Antiquities from Rome, Egypt, the...Read More
Categories: art, paris, travel,
Form: Free verse
A Diamond
Polished, worth everlasting stones Surrounded by hidden atmospheres The river flows from all In the midst unknown Of the blue sky, not a dream Knowing all worth the while A precious site A shiny viewed scene A keepsake remembrance A Diamond is found In...Read More
Categories: paris, happiness, life, light, lost,
Form: Free verse

Every now and then I visit the park It's beautiful in autumn As if spring sleeps on the ground But then there my lover is Wearing her summer smile Dancing in the autumn breeze In the arms and palms of another The poet...Read More
Categories: paris, autumn, break up, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just Dare Us
Ms. Kamala Harris and hubby, on vacation in Paris Challenged the natives, "We hope that you'll dare us To speak French, 'cos we're fluent. You don't scare us" ~ Natives prayed: "Your American...Read More
Categories: paris, spoken word, vacation,
Form: Limerick
FINLAND, you up next NOT for reindeer or sardines
OCTAVE: LORD, as morn yields to noon (or dawn) my SONnet will please, tease, release: I greet thee, having access to Your throne by Jesus And His sacrifice on Calvary: We pray against the Virus With a sunshiny name,...Read More
Categories: paris, angst, anti bullying, appreciation,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Paul Verlaine translation: Spleen
Spleen by Paul Verlaine loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch The roses were so very red; The ivy, impossibly black. Dear, with a mere a turn of your head, My despair’s flooded back! The sky was too gentle, too blue; The sea, far...Read More
Categories: blue, depression, green, paris,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Paul Verlaine translation: It Rains in My Heart
Il pleure dans mon coeur (“It rains in my heart”) by Paul Verlaine loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch It rains in my heart As it rains on the town; Heavy languor and dark Drenches my heart. Oh, the sweet-sounding rain Cleansing pavements...Read More
Categories: paris, french, hate, heart, love,
Form: Verse
Chateau de Versailles
Roaming in these magnificent halls. Seeing all the mirrors and paintings. Alone I stroll, looking at history. Loving the stories they once told. Staring at the crystals on the ceilings. Admiring the lights, a golden scene. Everything...Read More
Categories: paris, appreciation, happy, history, love,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Looking Through The Glasses Reflecting About The Masses
Someone once published a title “A Tale of Two Cities” And tonight’s European football fate seemed to be artistically witty Over Anfield the stadium was a fill While Paris there was nil With Man City...Read More
Categories: paris, evil, games, london, mirror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Helen, Troyless
Helen, Troyless by Michael R. Burch "The face that launched a thousand ships..." Helen, bright accompaniment, accouterment of war as sure as all the polished swords of princes groomed to lie in mausoleums all eternity... The price of love is not so...Read More
Categories: beauty, loss, paris, soulmate,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The penguin who squawked for his supper
There once was a penguin, got lost in France Had to sing for his supper or else dance -- He decided to squawk At which Parisians gawked -- He hit a high note...Read More
Categories: bird, paris, song,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member I Have Never
I have never been to Paris, or to New York, or to Rome, I have never been to Athens, or to Jerusalem, and I have never heard a skylark sing. I have never climbed a mountain, have never sailed a yacht, I...Read More
Categories: paris, bird, celebrity, dance, mom,
Form: Free verse

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