Pastoral Poems | Definition and Examples of Pastoral Poetry

Pastoral Poems. Below are new examples of pastoral poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of pastoral poems. This list of recently posted poems in the pastoral form of poetry enables you to learn how to write a pastoral.

Example and Definition of Pastoral

A Pastoral is a type of poem that has a rich history. These poems feature the romanticism of living simple lives away from the trappings of modernity. The term was founded based on Theocritus who lived in 3 BC. That is a long time ago, thousands of years from modern times. But even then, the...Read More

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Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,
Capital Bust
by matthew harris
Pennilessness shadows black
unemployment endless track
rails tie-er less lee when dumbly staring
overdrawn account issues 
   another clattering smack.

Income pleat undergraduate degree
contributed to the role...

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Categories: beauty, earth, nature, places
Tidelines
by Michael McCarthy
Tidelines

Where land meets sea will always be a special place for me,
Born by the coast, my early memories often seem to be,
Of happy hours beach-combing,...

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Categories: beauty, earth, environment, tree
Woodlands
by Michael McCarthy
Woodlands

I love to delve in deep, dark woods, where light and shadow play,
Competing in a dappled glade, where beech and birch and bay,
Reach skywards as...

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Categories: allegory, aubade, daffodils, desire,
'Bee-lief'-for Edmund Spenser
by jamie brolin
“Bee-lief (For Edmund Spenser)””
(Jamie Brolin)

Dawn—
All over the hollow
Within a pastoral,
Among lawn-scapes,
Turgid shoots of russet
Daffodils sing a tonal song
That transmutes into
Madrigal!

‘Bee-liefs’ smell
Choice floral fragrance,
Chosen with whom
To...

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Categories: beautiful, bible, celebration, christmas
This Day
by donny ingraham
On this day
 Think of those without
 A family without a home
 The homeless hoping for a meal
 Think of those
 The runaway struggling to...

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Categories: christmas
Xmas Joy
by Drencho POET
Xmas Joy 

Let us bow bend low kneel and salute the birth of a King who is born like a Slave but is God.

The Sun...

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Categories: caregiving, community, devotion, encouraging,
Premium MemberCast Out
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: blessing
Wake Up
by Drencho POET
Wake Up 

To your holy chocolate
that blesses your day completely
a continuous feeling of bliss
do not ask many questions
answers are right next to you
only if you...

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Categories: beautiful
Another Day
by Drencho POET
Another Day 

A continuous voyage
a ceaseless journey of blessings
God the Father
God the Son
God the Paractele
a mirror of imperishable life
given to us as a gracious gift
from...

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Categories: christian, forgiveness, giving, hero,
Love
by David Waldrop
To be able to some up all Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom on this plateau and in Heaven Beyond is an impossibility if one does not...

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Categories: adventure, baptism, bible, christian,
HE IS COMING
by olorunleke olorode
In your golden wonder we daily dwell. 
In the words of life and that said let there be. 
From them do we manifest when we...

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Categories: allusion
HOPE
by Junaid Abdul Wakeel
Hope

With shed of eyes
Tears in heart
Thinking at track
Future in thought
Enemies on lines
Destiny at race
And surely we believe
Destiny will prevail

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Categories: adventure, art, character, cheer
THE FUTURE HERO
by olorunleke olorode
CRY THE CRY, 
HATH THE MARTYR CRIED.
DEEPLY LIKE A BABY THAT NEEDS HER MOTHER, 
INSIDE A SOLITARY FEAST, 
FOR THE SAKE OF THE FALLING ONES.
OH!...

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Categories: bible, blessing, gospel, jesus
Praying in the Name of Jesus
by Gwendolen Song
(A Prophetic Poem from the Holy Spirit)

When you pray in My Name there is hope!
There is peace!
There is joy unspeakable!
Did you know that when you...

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Categories: america, moving on, time,
Premium MemberGood Morning, America
by tammy swank
It was a long lonely night at the lumber mill
Just listening to a whippoorwill 
In the dark beside a logging road.
I’ve got fifteen cars of...

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Categories: religious
MY PRAYER FOR UNITY
by Nari Song
Dear Lord, You created us in your likeness,
And You hoped that someday we follow in your greatness.
But we turned away from peace and happiness,
And forgot...

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Categories: bible, conflict, evil, first
The soldiers winter is the Winter Soldier
by David Waldrop
The soldiers winter is the Winter Soldier.

Reality shows the totality of evils depravity. Some see it as a formality when evil begins rioting. It is...

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Categories: bible, christian, encouraging, god,
Anna
by Sitabz Garg
What do the heavenly eyes gaze upon?
A squall hurdles
 As silence, descend to rain
her temple doors rattle
Winds dim her temple lights,
Amid the thunder a vista...

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Categories: anger
Things Fall Apart
by Junaid Abdul Wakeel
Things Fall Apart
The moon is not lighter
The day I saw the moon
The sun is not brighter
The time I saw the sun
Thee were not like this
The...

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Categories: how i feel, peace
Premium MemberPeace At Last
by Helen J Radford
I feel comfortable with silence.
I feel at ease in the sanctuary of solitude.
In the stillness of tranquility no sounds
To perforate the placid peacefulness.

No cacophony of...

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Categories: adventure
Life Style
by Junaid Abdul Wakeel
        LIFE STYLE

Don't lie
He who thinks to lie for honorary
Will only be honoured embarrassment 

Says the truth 
But...

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Categories: autumn
Premium MemberA FALL DAY
by Brian Strand
a sun-kissed morn
after
the haze of dawn,
vapor trails
the afternoon sky
sleeves of cloud
pillow my eye:
long shadows
detail the dusk
evening so suddenly
becomes night
...

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Categories: art
A Morsel
by Junaid Abdul Wakeel
A MORSEL
This is a sweet  bitter morsel
It is very  bitter and sweet 
It is sweet as honey
And bitter as bile
A morsel  of...

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Categories: autumn
Premium MemberEQUINOX HIBERNATION
by Brian Strand
Hear the weather
upon the roof,
Winter is a'coming:
As landscapes 
drowse
Autumn arrives
on the wind:
Wardrobes are
ransacked,
thermostats
turn red-
so earlier to bed...

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Categories: america, anxiety, best friend,
Hope
by Felicia Jefferson-Weaver- Jefferson
Hope is a description of an expectation of both tangible and imaginative things.
Hope brings  me joy because i am comforted that things will be...

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Categories: community, tree
Let The Earth Breath
by Damian Cranney
The lungs of earth, are being attacked,
If we want to keep breathing its now we should act,
If not for the sake of our own peace...

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Categories: august, blessing, growing up,
SONNET XXVI: SOLILOQUY ONE
by Aina Oluwafisayomi
SONNET XXVI
SOLILOQUY ONE

Jesus, You’re the Lily of the Valley
Oh Jesus, You’re the Bright Morning Star,
Sweet Jesus, You’re the Mighty Man in Battle,
I call You Jesus,...

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Categories: autumn, nature
Premium Memberautumnal ALCHEMY
by Brian Strand
In the Autumnal sunlight -
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Categories: allusion, life, places, rain
Monsoon Evening
by Tamal Kundu
The evening descends amid sudden steam,

that threatens to trample the dingy sheds.

The clock tower bells four o’clock,

and the acquiesce of the frogs.

Over the white-picketed fence,

raincoat...

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Categories: angel, , memorial
Poverty
by Paul Ijileke
Poverty is not a slogan
It is a reality in our organ
Though for time immemorial it had begun
it is not to be treated as bygone

When in...

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Categories: bible, blessing, christian, inspiration,
What really matters
by Charles Abraham
When I look around I see a world filled with sin

People satisfying their own desires that they have deep within

Living life like there's no tomorrow

Smoking...

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Categories: christian, faith
Prayerful Praise
by Jim Achmoody
 The Clementine gifts in 2009
Were symbolic
Of something alcoholic

Could be from the 'Grapes of Laugh'
Or maybe fermented from a bitter past-
Heaven knows

But one thing is clear
The...

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Categories: bible, fate, islamic, kiss
The Truth
by Mohammad Ilyas
Who may reveal mystery of the stars, moon and light
from the curtain he controls, philosophers say
men bow to worship the cow, cross and clay
and in...

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Categories: bible, blessing, christian, inspirational,
Life on Earth
by Charles Abraham
Life on earth is like a mist

One day here and the next on the obituary list

We all are like waves

One day living and the next...

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Categories: bible, blessing, christian, inspirational,
Why I love the Lord
by Charles Abraham
I love u Jesus for what you've done for me 

You died on the cross of Calvary

You didn't think about your self

Coz you wanted me...

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