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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.


Hey, Haji, it's Johnny, I've a new game, so come on over.
Okay Johnny I'll be right over, I'm leaving now, see you soon.
I wonder what...

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Categories: celebration, character, emotions, feelings,

Premium Member Bubbles
Is there room to care for the penultimate?
Can't decide if the space can satisfy two collard greens.  
One oblivious cabbage... one who has desperately...

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Categories: change,

Arent You Glad You Stayed In School
Do you recall being in school?
Learning many lessons;
obeying all of the rules;
absorbing each lecture and each page
of your textbook;
adding to your storehouse of wisdom.

If you...

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Categories: books, education, homework, literature,

Heroin and Oranges
A verse that has no rhyme may speak of love
No doves required – all poets sing for joy
For we may write at last of oranges

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Categories: drug, love, mystery, poetry,

Premium Member Noseglasses
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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© Mark Elam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, children, love,

Premium Member The Glossy Moon
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,

"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 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
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,

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.


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Categories: travel,

Death Blue
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,



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
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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© Donald Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hope, loneliness, love,

Symphony of Experimentalists
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

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Categories: character, confidence, dream, faith,

The Mystery Of Love
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
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,

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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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death,

The Little Princess's Decoronation
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,

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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, death, depression, life,

The Navy Pilot's Lover
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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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence,

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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© J. Amorose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surreal,