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Summer Sestina Poems

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


La doncella oscilante by Adeyemi Joshua
The winter stood amaze,
As the summer set the atmosphere a-blaze.
The swaying maiden is found in nought,
For the scorching sun had with it fought.

All dawn does...

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Categories: allegory,

Winter sestina by Lesley Morris
Winter sestina								
on summer nights she cupped love in her heart
tasted the honey of a gentle kiss
and the heat of an exotic garden,
she roamed in a...

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Categories: time,



The Two of Us by Karl Lorson sr
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,

Sestina Title 1A by james friske
Often after the fallen snow is swept, glory
Is found when the treading surface is clear.
A light dusting is a breeze to remove. For heavy slush...

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Categories: nature,

Premium MemberDeath Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860 by Debbie Guzzi
High noon in Fort Laramie, the summer sun is oppressive.
A whalebone corset digs into my body’s tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touching the...

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Categories: memory,

Days of our lives by Josefina Costales
We spend our lives from solstice to solstice,

creatures caught in a trap hidden by darkness

stuck in a wheel of fortune spinning in no direction 

in...

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Categories: angst, how i feel,

Life's Garden by Amanda Lipsinic
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,

Premium MemberA Changing Heart by Ruth Sabath Rosenthal
Longing for heart-quiet
in the inevitable fall
into Winter’s short days of sun
forwarding to Spring’s
longer days — a circling back
in the sameness of time.

Heart-and-mind-numbing time
with no respite....

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Categories: absence, autumn, conflict, easter,

Premium MemberDeath Undignified by Debbie Guzzi
The summer sun was high. The heat was oppressive.
A whalebone corset dug into my body's tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touches the pane
of...

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Categories: cowboy-western, introspection, life, baby,

Premium MemberRaven's Love and Hope Kept Alive by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
As night falls swiftly; no respite for a heart can be found 
She dares not invoke sleep, so she paces the floor in silence 
For...

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Categories: fantasy, happiness, imagination, life,

Premium MemberRaven's Love and Hope Kept Alive by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
Part II



“I walk a decrepit graveyard alone, in mists stirred by contrast winds
As a storm brews, I am grateful that I know in my heart...

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Categories: death, happiness, imagination, life,

WHAT IS JOY by valeria iliadou
The sun is risen, another day is here like a movement.
Eyes are meeting with a glance.World's invisible smiles.
The day break of our youth, the distance...

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Categories: lifeday, night, light, fire,

Joy to world within by Hitendra Mehta
Omnipresent is Joy
Barefoot morn walk in garden
Soothing sight of silky blanket of grass
Morning dew globules sparkling 
As if bathing Blades in freshness
Greenery splashed on earths...

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Categories: happinessgarden, joy, love, seasons,

Premium MemberInner Child by Paula Swanson
In the unrestrained laughter of children,
is the exalted, purity of joy.
Just seeing that first Crocus of the Spring
or kittens, their antics, exuberant.
You can't help but...

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Categories: animals, childhood, family, happiness,

Premium MemberOde To Joy Of Changing Seasons by Sara Kendrick
Sunlight at an angle dancing through colored leaves
Cool nights to snuggle beneath the sheets; warm days of ease
Last of gardens harvest; goodbye to summer's bees
Joyful...

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Categories: animals, happiness, hope, life,

Premium MemberJoy Of Different Seasons (Worst) by Sara Kendrick
Sunlight at an angle dancing through colored leaves
Cool nights to snuggle beneath the sheets; warm days of ease
Last of gardens harvest; goodbye to summer's bees
Joyful...

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Categories: animals, life, nature, seasonswinter,

Premium MemberIdella's Gift by Debbie Guzzi
There are smells and sights and tastes which always remind 
of Grandma with her rows of flowers bright,
the red of poppy the gladiolas white, the...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, family, introspection,

Premium MemberDeath Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860 by Debbie Guzzi
The summer sun was high. The heat was oppressive.
The whalebone corset dug into the body's tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touching the pane
of...

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Categories: baby, children, horse, me,

Premium MemberFirst Red Rose Of Summer by Sara Kendrick
As the first red rose blooms
The first bloom of summer__see
It reminds me of you dear
For I know how much you
Love roses especially those of red
I...

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Categories: lost lovered, love, me,

MARY WAS THE POETESS by Andrew Crisci
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,