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Pastoral Poems | Pastoral Examples

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A pastoral poem is a form of poetry that depicts rural life in a peaceful, romanticized way, but there is more to a pastoral. What is pastoral in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Canoeing on the Current River
Our riverbank launch at dawn where dense forest chills the breeze, where cottonwood leaves flutter like wings, and weeping willow penumbras tease. Glistening, rippling turquoise water churns. Crystal swirling pools symphonic and aglow, elliptic aluminum crafts coast over craggy stones, riverbed...Read More
Categories: allegory, dream, extended metaphor,
Form: Pastoral



Winning Battle
Oh! Arise the Soldiers of Heaven Oh!! Arise the Soldiers of Heaven Oh!!! Arise the Soldiers of Heaven A losing Israel in the hands of the captivator Sings and Praise the Gigantic, Mighty, Crown Masquerade Soiling their bloods and sweat...Read More
Categories: farewell, hero, war,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member The Field
Summer resplendent sun glowing in the photosynthesis of viridescent grass. Waving blades like long fingers flowing, the sudden sighing gusts come and pass. The field lives palpable in the anamnesis. I step through the Queen Anne’s lace, I lay down on...Read More
Categories: beautiful, flower, nature, peace,
Form: Pastoral
the l
The l A woman I heard of had two s. One was connected to the uterus the other, smaller, led nowhere. Her parents were aware of this, but too poor to afford surgery This was a blessing when she,...Read More
Categories: best friend, books, business,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member God Is King
God is King! He is robed in majesty and strength. ...Read More
Categories: beautiful, bible, blessing, courage,
Form: Pastoral



Premium Member MIST MY FALLOW GROUND I'M FREED I AM UNBOUND
On this day, my tears run; Raining down on fallow ground; To break up soil; So that my soul; My soul be... Unbound; once lost now I'm found~ Amen ~ 8/1/22 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr Referencing Genesis 2:15...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, forgiveness, inspirational,
Form: Pastoral
The Cooling Cloudburst
As lightning brights the meadow And thunder dulls the air; I feel it still, A stormy chill, An aura everywhere. I wander o'er the pathway And paddle through the rain; My bootheels squash The squelchy wash Along the puddled lane. My face refreshed with teardrops The...Read More
Categories: environment, nature, rain, rainbow,
Form: Pastoral
Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Why are these stones  So important they say Do we really need them?  Let us remove them from display It's more than just old engraved stones That we place upon our walls  It was written by the finger of...Read More
Categories: america, appreciation, beautiful, children,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Immortal Bucolic Painting
He ran the palm of his hand across the canvas, Felt its soft, smooth surface, excellent fabric. It was well primed with gesso, and he was sure The end result would be an immortal masterpiece ...Read More
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Pastoral
visit to Jade Garden Korea
Visit to Jade Garden Visiting Jade Garden Nar Chungcheong, South Korea On a beautiful spring day, The cherry trees were in full flower Pink and white petals The scent of cherry trees in the air. Other trees just starting to bloom Red,...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Pastoral
Winter roses
Winter roses Red, black, and yellow In a field of late snow Early March End of winter Beneath the early blooming cherry trees their petals joining the snow along the world peace forest. ...Read More
Categories: nature,
Form: Pastoral
Vibrant Blissful Stillness
Always with you, I love to walk, Under the sun, above the hills, On the shore, to share and talk, As my heart like the waves, enthralls. From there, I’ll take you to the garden unbound, Like butterflies varied, over...Read More
Categories: destiny, environment, hope, surreal,
Form: Pastoral
Taking in the Warm
Set in winter white, ice, snow, and cold sunrises with brilliant light in pale gray-blue skies, a cloudless stretch of shaded pales shadow cast in black waiting on the morning; somber cries reach...Read More
Categories: nature, sunshine, winter,
Form: Pastoral
Sunsets of Love
My favorite time of day Is sunset As the sun begins to set, I pour a glass of wine for my wife Or sometimes rum or whiskey And sit down to dinner. Drinking our drink While watching the sunset, Over...Read More
Categories: love, magic, nature,
Form: Pastoral
Walking Along the Korean Winter Beach
Walking along the winter Korean beach, With the love of my life By my side, She looks at me With red hot love Flames shooting From her black eyes, Melting away my heart Driving out the cold of the winter...Read More
Categories: appreciation, nature,
Form: Pastoral

Specific Types of Pastoral Poems

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Definition | What is Pastoral in Poetry?

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