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Quadrille Poems

Quadrille Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of quadrille poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for quadrille.

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Premium Member Alice, What's Going On
Alice, did th' afternoon grow long an' dull; 
As your older sister did read an' mull? 
While in your mind, boredom grew- 
That you'd grown restless no one knew! 
That's what came before th' fall- 
An' no one saw ya...Read More
Categories: quadrille, adventure, cat, children, fantasy, imagery, imagination, youth,
Form: Couplet



Olympic Equestrians
Nothing is so beautiful
as equestrian events,
watching graceful horses,
while droppings add their scents.

For true equine lovers,
there is such a thrill
in the coordination of
a well-performed quadrille.

This is one Olympic sport,
where both he and she compete.
Jumping fences or dressage;
they're equal at the meet....Read More
Categories: quadrille, games, horse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member She Walked with Grace
She walked with grace through grassy  meadows
pausing to smell the sensual fragrance
watching the rabbits dart down their barrows
their white tails flashing creating a drama  

Azure  skies blazing, making perfect the day
she laid in the grass. dreaming of...Read More
Categories: quadrille, dance, dream, love,
Form: Sonnet
The Invitation (To JW)
Come dance with me, I hear the band
Of birds and cricket playing
Quadrille, or mento, now take my hand
The earth on love is turning

Come lie with me, the grass is green
Too wet the golden sand
The dew and mist will be our...Read More
Categories: quadrille, friendship, love, song-lyricdance, dance, joy, morning,
Form: Verse
FIND PLACES FOR MEDITATION
Find places for meditation,
a strawberry path leading
to mysterious backwoods;
hear the woodpeckers drill through bark...
how frightening they are at dusk!

Meet the jolly woodscutter
gathering the fallen trunks
of cherry oak for a winter's fire...
or for furniture like coffee tables and desks;
have you ever...Read More
Categories: quadrille, adventure, faith, children, forgiveness, happiness, hope, love,
Form: Free verse



FIND PLACES FOR MEDITATION
Find places for meditation,
a strawberry path leading
to mysterious backwoods...
hear the woodpeckers
drilling through bark,
how frightening they are at dusk!


Meet the jolly woodscutter
gathering the fallen trunks
of cherry oak for a winter's fire...
or for furniture like coffetables and desks;
have you ever seen his...Read More
Categories: quadrille, adventure, faith, children, forgiveness, happiness, hope, love,
Form: Quintain (English)
Jamaican Elegy For An Intellectual (Rex. R. Nettleford) Part 1
One time a barefooted pickney dancing on the street
I beat puhn pan an' wanda how life could be sweet
For my yai quadrilled to distant cling-cling roost and feel
A longing to change their parliament in my zeal
    ...Read More
Categories: quadrille, death, dedication, historyme, longing, me, river,
Form: Elegy
JAMAICA: OUT OF MANY ONE PEOPLE
Jamaica, I hear you laughing now like a water sprite's
Amplitude of songs. You splash against the shivering light,
Militant, your bold children like stars of distant nights
Awakening to dance around the peonies throbbing sight
Infinite wisdom exalt you in your intellect and...Read More
Categories: quadrille, political
Form: Acrostic
The Dance
O that you too could have sat their in awe
I see the human body thaw
From bright emotion into motion
When Sheila Barnett, that Nettleford so Rex
Curved and looped in sweet elation
Petals on wind, eyes camering context
From the stage of egg to...Read More
Categories: quadrille, allegory
Form: Verse