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Dark Sestina Poems

These Dark Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Dark. These are the best examples of Sestina Dark poems written by international poets.

Night Trek
I walk in the darkness of moon’s shadow
Neath the dark stars of night’s sky
A path traveled mostly by day
Now traversed by the black of night

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© RD McManes  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: journey, night, travel,

View from the Shore
View from the Shore
By David E. Siegel
Copyright (c) 2004

Above the lake, the angry clouds are ranked
Darkening the day with threats of rain.
Below, the wind...

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Categories: emotions, image, life, sky,

Song of the Lonely Siren
Can you see me or not, for I am Lost
I only feel salt and quick burning sting
Can you follow me into the ocean
I know you...

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Categories: loneliness, lonely, longing, lost,

A Broken Sestina
I sat at the corner table with my journal and coffee,
Observant to the shop and the world outside preparing for the weekend.
Through my gaze, I...

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Categories: desire, imagery, love,

An English Castle
In a dreary county castle,
a ghost from the past is seen to dwell.
It haunts the castle battlements,
and walks the halls at night.
It walks the halls...

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Categories: evil,

Nightfall begins. It's beautiful, magical,

even astonishing.  The grueling, long

process of avoiding my dreams.

So many bad thoughts from the books I read

right before bed. ...

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Categories: allusion, anxiety, child, dark,

Sestina For the Stranger Reading This
As I walk past, somebody
tries to scream, “Save
Me!” My heart beats faster. Me,
myself, and I
like we are the ones. Am 
I scared? 

Yes. More scared

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Categories: abuse, dark, deep, depression,

Monty's Sestina
Light the candles, or nevermind!
Burn the witch! Watch him go up in fire!
And now for something completely different...
I used to rule the world, seas rose...

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Categories: song,

Moonlight Colour
Moonlight Colour

On this night, there was a girl.
She shuffles along a path of stone.
Along the trail where shadows dance,
moonlight is the only colour.
In the dark,...

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Categories: adventure, beauty, romance, ,

Six Views of a Sickening World
Replace the desolate words I speak without intention
With my intended poetry – a burst of fresh light
In a forlorn bedroom filled with buckets of darkness!

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Categories: dark, light, world war

As The Danger So The Savior
Though the attackers are many in number
The escaper is courageous and clever
So the attackers have failed to harm that
The escaper has befooled them in fact

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Categories: dark, light,

The Two of Us
We met in the park, one glorious summer day
there was an instant attraction we both felt
The touch of our fingers was very electrical.
I was quite...

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Categories: adventure, anxiety,

Lost Love Begins
Lost love where lust begins to rise 
Relationships build on betrayals honesty
Grown in the mushroom dark         ...

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Categories: adventure, change, conflict, death,

Cross Species Awareness
Cross Species Awareness

Beneath a calm ocean, man watches a shark.
They are same in size, but one has advantage.
Man is wearing a wet suit and long...

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Categories: adventure, animal, environment, fish,

The Bestseller
It’s easy for them not to try
when their love shines as bright as the Northern Star.
I’m thinking about you and I can’t stop
wishing you were...

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Categories: abuse, dark, horror, lonely,

The Garden
Sometimes it all feels like a dream.
A dream full of love,
Full of life,
And full of happiness.
It is as though I am surrounded by flowers;
Yet, every...

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Categories: dark, death, life, lonely,

Life's Garden
Sometimes I get lost in my dreams,
just wanting to escape this stressful life. 
I lose my way in a garden full of flowers
and search for...

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Categories: animal, earth, feelings, inspiration,

Private Eyes Invasive Eyes
 Everywhere, in dark and light, 
are always watching eyes.
Way out in space, 
glowing orbs, 
some of gold; 
watch through celestial layers.

Sift through the layers,...

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Categories: metaphor, poems, poetry, sky,

Treasure Lost
On the night stand, 
swimming in colors,
a jewel box once full;
now empty.
My blood runs cold, 
as I mourn the theft of a treasured pin.

An Heirloom...

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Categories: heartbroken, poems, poetry,

The autumn sky attunes itself to hearts,
a sour grey murky wash where lost eyes tire.
with insubstantial dust it affects so,
that vision blurs and minds retreat...

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Categories: analogy, assonance, autumn, bible,