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Life Sestina Poems

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


Premium MemberNoseglasses by Mark Elam
When my arms weren’t so long
Scruffy hairs on my ears
Puffy bags round my eyes
Saggy skin ‘neath my chin
And things close weren’t as clear
It was time...

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Categories: age, children, love,

Premium MemberThe Glossy Moon by Ronald A. Williams
The Moon, our moon, the glossy moon.
Who did put that snowman face, on you.
It must have been God, with a smile.
Yes, He knew how, He...

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Categories: creation, god, imagery, jesus,



THE HOLY GRAIL by Richard Gumede
"Let there be light", and lighted was the globe
That was when no-one was needed to pray-
and pay for the things, even a dry wood
Nowadays everything...

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Categories: longing, power,

LOVE by Richard Gumede
Love is pleasure and is always patient
In all its pure form it is always kind
Love is considerate and is not jealous
In its nature it cannot...

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Categories: love,

View from the Shore by David Siegel
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,

Seeking by Davis Smith
Through this barren land I wander,
Down the hills of yonder I fall,
Skies wide hiding treasure
Cast shadows toward the open,
Cleansing my heart 
With power to revive.

Toeing...

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Categories: travel,

Death Blue by Anna Nomaly
I saw him coming, my old friend Death 
His eyes were not wrathful but also not Kind
He simply looked up at the sky so Blue...

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Categories: death, heaven, ocean,

Premium MemberLife's Crescendo by Catie Lindsey
When at last love dawned, everything seemed so simple,
walking on air and emitting an invisible, yet radiant power,
my heart was energized while the world engaged...

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Categories: love, youth,

Premium MemberA SESTINA - MY SECRET RIVER by Mick Talbot



 MY SECRET RIVER
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Its source some distance from its end, highlands.
A little trickle meanders a mile.
Pure, full of many forms of life, no fish!
Now babbles...

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Categories: nature, rap, river,

The Road by Donald Lee
I chose to follow the road
Even though i know not where it goes
My thoughts alone the only hope
To help my through this life alone
I guess...

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Categories: hope, loneliness, love,

Symphony of Experimentalists by Simeon Chukwu
We all wish to be called Alice
And fly into a land of true dreams.
We all feel like connecting to beyond
The lines our horizon speaks of
Against...

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Categories: character, confidence, dream, faith,

The Mystery Of Love by Aliza Kashmala Kiran
The Mystery Of Love
I haven't wrote a poem
since the day he left 
My words don't sound the same anymore ,
but still I write,
there's no reason...

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Categories: i love you, lost

Sestina For the Stranger Reading This by Brianna Hollister
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
Than...

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Categories: abuse, dark, deep, depression,

The Final Page by J. Amorose
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 Little Princess's Decoronation by J. Amorose
Little girl, you who plays princess with the glittery hat perched on your head,
The ribbons cascading down from its tip, tears from your heavenly eyes,
The...

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Categories: angel, death, depression, life,

The Navy Pilot's Lover by J. Amorose
Sitting on the rooftop, wavy hair billowing
In the wicked wind, fluttering away like herself
She clasps to her neck the silvery heart-locket
Before looking down from her...

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Categories: absence,

The Forgotten World by J. Amorose
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,

Six Views of a Sickening World by J. Amorose
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!
As...

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Categories: dark, light, world war

The Fool by Cole Mileaf
Try to think of what makes you laugh.
Is it people being hurt or people who work hard?
When you think, consider naughty words and sin.
What is...

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Categories: class, integrity, money, repetition,

The Talking drum by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu

A drum with a voice I am
Active, proud and can smile
Made of cow-hide and wood
I can mime and make noise
I am here to be hired...

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Categories: africa, allegory, analogy, political,