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Water Sestina Poems

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


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,



Premium Member A SESTINA - MY SECRET RIVER



 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,

DREAM CHASER
A dull Christmas eve, still it was better than most
I’d heard of winter and snow in places far away
Of cold and frozen waters and rains...

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Categories: adventure, black african american,

Lost Love Begins
Lost love where lust begins to rise 
Relationships build on betrayals honesty
Grown in the mushroom dark         ...

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Categories: adventure, change, conflict, death,

Premium Member The Sweet Faced Ones with Nothing Left Inside
My path beyond the shores of time
from life to there are maritime ripples.
Harrowing blades of rain
hammered from storm-clouds shatter puddles
of glass to rolling streams of...

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Categories: depression,

Cross Species Awareness
Cross Species Awareness

Beneath a calm ocean, man watches a shark.
They are same in size, but one has advantage.
Man is wearing a wet suit and long...

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Categories: adventure, animal, environment, fish,

FOUR ELEMENTS AND THE INVISIBLE CREATOR
The imagination of the Creator
Brought to life the unknown and invisible
Shot out was the atomic ball of fire
That was inflated and sustained by wind
The outcome...

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Categories: art, beauty, gospel, world,

Sestina for a Forgotten Cousin Midget
Sestina for a Forgotten Cousin Midget

Kids are midgets
Like gnats, infested around the water
Melons buried in ice
Moms mixing up grape and lime Kool-Aid
Smoke smolders from reddened...

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Categories: family,

Premium Member Death Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860
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
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,

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,

Nature Music
Land, sky and sea, sing their songs.
Land sings of rich soil, for growing seeds; 
as the silvery sea,
sounds its gurgling waters.
It sings a medley to...

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Categories: beach, earth, earth day,

Navigating Dreamtime Waters
My boat glides,
upon silvery waters, 
to the distant shore 
and below the depths, 
there are no limits or borders; 
I won’t allow them in my...

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Categories: dream, poems, poetry, spiritual,

Unsung - A Sestina

My brother, Lincoln Beachey, made my life a wonder,
Mother's eyes were full of him and loved how he was bold	
I was the shadow elder son...

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Categories: brother, celebrity, courage, dream,

Ball of Joy
She remembers the night they met at the ball.
He asked her to dance by the Gatsbian pool.
She remembers the sight of women who tear
their clothes...

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Categories: anger, birth, body, desire,

Premium Member Death Undignified
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,

WHAT IS JOY
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,

Premium Member UPbeat

Before there was a world or a word 
there was unfathomable loneliness
in the gaseous expanse of pin pricked night
an infinite course of vibrations, sound
nascent, coalescing,...

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Categories: god, inspirational, introspection, longing,

Premium Member Death Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860
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,

Dear Katrina
The TV showed a tyrant tumbling towards our house.
I was weary and wanted to leave before it hit, but
My mom was too weak and too...

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Categories: natural disasters, mom, old,