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History Sestina Poems

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


The Final Page
All the kids at school?
They say writing poetry must be easy; after all, so many words rhyme with ‘love you’.
If they, with fists covered in...

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Categories: death,



The Forgotten World
From color, everything turns into shades of grey
A palette of beauty, now so monochromatic
Everything good and bad ends up as alabaster
And all else is simply...

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Categories: surreal,

When I Dance
I seize time when funky drummer songs break
into my body robbing feeling of nerves making me fly
off floors with hips bouncing and shoes sweeping soot...

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Categories: culture, dance, earth, humanity,

The Legendary Wild West
Back in the days, when men bold,
spun golden legends;
of exploits in the wild west;
of punch-in and herd-in cows
and saloon brawls where they’d shoot
and scores of...

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Categories: adventure, history, horse, nostalgia,

For My Beating Drum
My heart, it is a beating drum
and it dances to many a note.
This sweet, song plays; 
by God, is recorded.
Part of the heavenly band;
a spiritual...

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Categories: heart, how i feel,

Bug Destiny
          Bug Destiny

Round tiny bug moves slow along the garden path
Avoiding traffic as it trudges along
Carries...

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Categories: adventure, age, insect, nature,

STAGE CENTRE
Christmas Sestina: Stage Centre!

A Child is born!  Of Life this is beginning.
His cup is to defend the truth and right.
A stable now becomes of...

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Categories: childhood, faith, history, inspirational,

Premium Member The Wakening
The world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake malleable, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal need depressing
populations’...

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Categories: allegory, childhood, computer-internet, history,

Breaking to Black
sons never came back…
dawn breaking naval attack
ships sinking to black
...

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Categories: history

Premium Member Sestina to Spain
Iberia, you took my breath away
with fiery gypsy spirit and romance;
with ancient Moorish history and grace;
with everything there is of you to see;
to hear and...

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Categories: me,

LOGICAL ASTUTENESS
Education has never deluded me,
it is a rich mine from which my gemstones are extracted;
and all of them can adorn with its brilliance 
a king's...

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Categories: education, history, people, philosophywords,

~I Exist Ses Tina, So Therefore I Am~

I watched stars, as around me wound
the night like a shroud disturbed by wind,
and I wonder which will be first to bow,
that wretched wolf who...

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Categories: me, universe,

SURVIVE BY HEEDING ADVICE
When the parents are gone,
the kids survive by heeding advice and carry on
their wishes by honoring their true intent;
flowers sprout and then bloom,
never living their...

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Categories: adventure, death, faith, family,

MARY WAS THE POETESS
Mary was the poetess
who loved handsome Franco, 
the tall Neapolitan orchestra leader;
and in Naples they met:
at The Galleria Umberto,
under the surveillance of my father... ...

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Categories: death, family, friendship, history,

WHERE'S THAT ANCIENT LAND...WHERE CIVILIZATION BEGAN?
Where's that ancient land where civilization began?
There...this disconsolate poet was born:
to tell whatever wasn't told on his return,
and to choose his tomb under the shade...

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Categories: history

Autumn Breeze
   A whisper of beauty sets to the night
In ancient time of Autumn breeze
A flightless feather to soar the sky
Records the silent echos...

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Categories: death, history, life, loss,