Sapphic Stanza Poems | Definition and Examples of Sapphic Stanza Poetry

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Example and Definition of Sapphic stanza

A Sapphic Stanza is a type of poem that is typically an Aeolic verse that spans four lines. However, more properly three lines in the poetry of Sappho as well as Alcaeus where there is often no word end before the Adonean. This style of poem was created and formed by Sappho though later was...Read More

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Categories: courage, emotions, lost love
Climes Of The Heart
by Kunda Chamatete
The first nimbuses have sighed, fresh winds but not meadows 
Brooks are brown but composed 
It's yet another season to plough our barren love
Sowing between...

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Categories: allusion
Premium Membersoul mates
by taai tekai
The snake smoothed, sinuously surreptitious.
Slinking glaze, gliding in a wave, hypnotic
On the dark blue, it patterned stunning silence
Its sweep, stupendous!

Blood-red slashed obsidian, contrastingly.
Scales of depth,...

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Categories: baby, birth, gender, muse,
'Sapphic'
by jamie brolin
“Sapphic”

Was it clear in a world of life-vows and Naught?
That even the weakest creature can be bought?
That Argos’ King would get just a granddaughter?
Then came...

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Categories: dream, love
In The Light
by Vladislav Raven
"In The Light." How funny this title seems to me. I come onto the Soup, now, feeling rock bottom and yet i still try and...

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Categories: how i feel, i
Random
by Baltazar Rodriguez
Let me give the facts straight
I didn't write this poem because I want to entertain you by my fascinating wordplays
I didn't write this poem to...

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Categories: murder
Living Scary Fantasies
by jack horne
Loner waiting, watching the women walking,
planning murder, grinning and chuckling softly,
stands in shadows, touching his hidden dagger,
choosing a victim...

written 16th July for Constance's Scary S...

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Categories: romance
Golden Orb
by Alfred Berggren
See the bright moon, my love, for nights were made this
like this, ever giving us deep enchantment.
Take this my hand knowing that I am most...

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Categories: anniversary, art, assonance, beauty,
today
by ashley rainwater
today was wiped away
my lonley tears will run 
down my face.
one day we will meet face to face i hope i can proudly say 
i...

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Categories: christian, faith, love, truth
Premium MemberJeopardized Their Lives
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
They were righteous men who would risk everything for their king
They were mighty men who would sacrifice their own lives even
Only a chosen few had...

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Categories: christian, god, jesus, relationship,
Premium MemberAlways Centered on You
by Funom Makama
Your significance in every chapter of me goes beyond
the wonderful art of a creator or the expectations from a deity.
I feel your fatherly soft palms...

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Categories: hope
Premium MemberRun for the Roses
by Judy Konos
Three long years pass and now the trumpeter Sounds
As doth the hopefuls tread out upon the track 
Dreams of tomorrow now kindle in the dirt.
Kentucky...

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Categories: spring
Seeking
by Mohan Chutani
scented maidens meander lovers ogling 
gardens blossom colorful springtime warming
tender flowers butterflies drinking nectar
everyone seeking


27.4.2015...

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Categories: seasons, spring
As spring appears Contest sapphic stanza 11 11 11 5
by Bobbi Myers
Trees begin to sprout their leaves as flowers bloom
The smell of wild honeysuckle fills the air
The smell of water from the hose is welcome
Alas, Spring...

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Categories: spring
Becoming Spring
by david mohn
     Winter’s newborn fusses in blustered billows;
Colicked thunder rumbles from tantrumed lightning.      
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Categories: nature, seasons
Spring time
by olusegun Arowolo
Winter's time is over which ushers spring in,
Slowly young plants sprout from the soil on brightday ,
Migrate birds hover still and fish on seashores,
Camping will...

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Categories: confusion
Premium MemberHeld Subject
by Sara Kendrick
After winter, springtime holds humans subject
Also, likely sometimes control response to 
Nature's language, sedulous into summer
Wildflowers blossom  


Written: April 18, 2015 

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Categories: beautiful, spring, daffodils
Premium MemberEnticing romance
by Seren Roberts
Springtime, yellow daffodils nodding  gaily
Tulips open like poppies in the sunshine
Plush grass sprouting creating luscious cover
Enticing romance
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Categories: nature
Premium MemberBonded with Spring
by Frederic Parker
In the meadow birds glide with feathered motion
Quiet wondrous eyes with a gentle freedom
Capture Spring's soft ambiance and lush promise
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Categories: beauty, nature
Beauty Of Nature : alliteration
by Nandita Das
Gazelles grazing gaily on golden green grass
Glaciers glittering gold like gleaming glass
Gardens glowing with Gulmohur and Gold stars
Golden gifts of God....

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Categories: humorous, spring, , cute
Premium MemberSpring Driving
by Richard Lamoureux
What a silly nincompoop, hands free phony
Driving over everything in his pathway
His eyes fully occupied by the cute girl
Gingerly bouncing!


Sapphic Stanza number Three contest
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Categories: beauty, spring
Blooming Spring
by Dr. Upma A. Sharma
Blooming Spring 





When throbbing hearts mark the onset of spring dawn,
Butterflies flutter with wind for sweet nectar,
Subtle shy buds begin to peep, grow aplomb,
Vibrant colours...

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Categories: butterfly, nature, spring
SPRINGTIME SAPPHIC STANZA
by Archontoula Alexandropoulou
Leaning pine trees yearn for the open coastline,
needles pointing far and away from vernal
bondage. Left with relics of restless newborn
butterfly's cloister.


for Craig Cornish's 
"Sapphic Stanza...

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Categories: day, imagery, spring
Spring Dawn
by Paul Callus
             When the silky light teases, slowly filters
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Categories: spring
Premium MemberKokopelli
by Andrea Dietrich
Listen!  There’s a melody wafting sweetly,

Tempting blossoms liltingly. Watch enchantment!

Kokopelli’s bringing the beauty nearer.

Magical flautist!

For the Sapphic Stanza Number Three - Poetry Contest of...

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Categories: april, bird, spring
I am a worm in spring
by Michael Dom
I'm the worm Persephone’s minions found;

Blackbirds drinking from Apollo’s brewery

Warbled their songs into my gloomy bedroom,

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Categories: introspection
Premium MemberLittle Thinking
by Sara Kendrick
Often little thinking allows controlling
Whether reasons hampering question further
Never error over inquiring thoughts
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Categories: weather
Spring
by jack horne
Spring is late in coming and March is chilly,
England’s weather seems to be getting harsher,
Friends had snow and here it is cold and raining…
Easter in...

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Categories: dream, flower
Premium Memberspringtime flowers
by Broken Wings
  

deep and dreamy, whispering, calling softly
falling teardrops, memories, sadly floating
hearing mother murmuring from the garden
talking to flowers



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March 26, 2015


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Categories: best friend, flower, hair,
Premium MemberMy Dear Friend
by Isaiah Zerbst
Just like old times there's her familiar features
Peeking shyly up from the snow-clad earth,
Hair adorned with circlet of dainty flowers.
Beautiful Springtime....

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Categories: spring
Season's Bliss
by Manny Paras

Over the dewy crown of mountains, I lay
among grasses beneath a jeweled sky
Illuminating the mist, tickling my face --
A first thrill in spring.



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Categories: beauty, seasons
Premium MemberAMBER PRINTS
by nette onclaud


Lady fair meandering verdant hillside
Tracing amber prints of a night that glimmers
With the vintage lace from a rosy springtime
Breathless her senses.





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Categories: nature
Elements
by Jeffrey dela Cruz
Breezing along currents, a whispering tree,
while playing fiddle with nature's wisps on the
ends of harboring lucidity, behold,
land's greatest remained.

9.20.2015...

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Categories: ocean
Living Ocean
by John Squires
Shining through the light on the water gleaming
Golden jewelry sparkles like diamonds cresting
Waves o’er waves of tapestry woven, breathing
Ocean is living
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Categories: spring
Premium MemberSpring Promise
by Sandra Haight
Spring Promise


Longed-for joyous promise—our Spring delivers
Budding Crocus, Pansy, Magnolia, Dogwood,
Easter's symbol, Lily so white, arisen
Life from dead Winter.


© Sandra M. Haight 2015 
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Categories: beauty, morning, nature, spring
Premium MemberA Spring Miracle
by Carrie Richards
April's mist has filtered the early sunrise,
Meadows spread their blankets of colored rainbows
Newborn lambs have nestled in clover cradles,
christened by dewdrops 





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By Carrie 3/17/15
For Craig's...

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