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Home Sestina Poems

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


Waiting
Every day, I sit at my window, waiting
I’ve stayed for you-
I will stay until you come home
And every time, you do
Every time, I jump into...

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Categories: child, i miss you,



Star Of The Roundup
A cowboy’s life’s not easy,
as he rides across the range.
His bed roll on the saddle; 
his spurs, they bang and clang.
A campfire is his cook...

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Categories: character, cool, horse, imagery,

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,

Along the Highway
She walks along the highway
wrapped in a blanket of hazy fog.
Ticking you can hear the clock,
the girl walks faster, her back to the moon.
the road...

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Categories: depression, destiny, eulogy,

We're Just Brown
Grandma’s brown knuckles crinkled 
As she gently peeled the heirloom 
Potatoes, discarding the brown-
Skinned strips into the garbage
Bin. She was at home here, alive 
And...

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Categories: grandmother,

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 Nearsighted Dragon
To celebrate his new glasses,
home a nearsighted dragon, did fly.
the doctor had truly, helped his sight.
A party he’d throw, full of savories; 
on many delicacies,...

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Categories: humor, myth,

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,

Animal Freedom
Animal Freedom

A Christmas walk in soft sun of winter
Across crisp fields of umber and green,
A sharp breeze blowing with freedom
On their faces, aglow with the...

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Categories: animal, bird, freedom, life,

Untitled
Only 14 and eager to find love, she sneaks out at four in the morning
Persuading her best friend to come along – meet someone new
Hence...

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Categories: addiction, age, boyfriend, emo,

Premium Member Dark Angels of Highgate
Enough Angelina, drop the bouquet of harebells.  
The flowers wilt as your graying hands stiffen. See, how grave
is our newborn son. We gift him...

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Categories: death,

Premium Member To Find The Girl That I'd Love Best
To find the girl that I’d love best (A Sestina, 19 May 2014).

I thought to set upon a quest;
One that would put me to the...

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Categories: courage, love, nostalgia, romance,

A Boatful of Hope
Day has sunk and the old fisherman, like a well-trained athlete, rows his rugged boat.
Defying starry night's turbulent waves,
It cruises seaward, smooth and swift, like...

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Categories: boat, daughter, family, father,

Premium Member Natures Forest
Around the base of the tree the banks of bluebells flower
Tall and straight but weak of stem, beautifying the forest
Cultivated by nature, leaves for compost,...

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Categories: flower, nature, blue,

The Little Prince of Our House
Our excitement to have you in our life
That you deserve a regal retreat inside our house
This once dark room spruced up with chic bedroom

With soaring...

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Categories: child, family, home, inspirational,

A Modern Warriors Sestina
How did you find me here ghost	
I thought I was done with your haunting	
My Uncle told me you were my enemy	
I know I left you...

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Categories: war, me, me,

Premium Member My Mother Jean, A Maverick
Alberta “Jean,” the different one was she
since her birth and among her family.
This redhead born of parents with dark hair
had felt herself an odd plain...

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Categories: faith, home, mother, red,

Premium Member 'The Wakening World
The Wakening World

A new world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal...

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Categories: devotion, education, hope, mystery,

It takes two to make a tear
It takes two to make a tear 

It’s Christmastime so no more killing now!
Let’s get together, sing some carols here.
In no man’s land, we’re brothers...

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Categories: warworld, old, old,

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,