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Short Heptameter Poems

Short Heptameter Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Heptameter by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Heptameter by length and keyword.


Premium Member Bygone Grace
Something touched me long ago in black-and-white old movies
   The sight of someone sitting down, and just before she ate
Folding hands and saying Grace, the food warm on her plate

   It never left me, truth be told, and with each passing year
When I think back to simpler times, I'm always moved to tears


                            June 26, 2019
                         Iambic Heptameter...

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Categories: heptameter, film, nostalgia, prayer,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Yellow And Illuminating Brilliance
Out on  porch to glimpse a sunrise
Orange sun cast gray 'on clouds
Whispy light airy sparse white clouds 
On horizon not like shroud

Then as the sun inched up orange 
Disappeared replaced by
Illuminating brilliance clear
Against blue blue sky

Dramatic change for human eyes
I longed to stay awhile
How many didn't even notice
Beauty very worthwhile

Iambic heptameter used as ballard stanza
Used by Emily Dickinson in many of her works


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Categories: heptameter, nature, people, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Woebegone
Woebegone Full fifty years ago, late summer, we had planted you... two tiny, wispy saplings that would grow and grace our lawn. But mother nature came...lashed her tornado to undue your beauty with a monstrous hack that leaves us woebegone. Sandra M. Haight ~2nd Place~ Contest: When A Fourth Line Helps It to Rhyme Sponsor: Silent One Heptameter - 7 feet, 9 syllables per line Judged: 06/13/2018
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Categories: heptameter, heartbreak, storm, tree,
Form: Rhyme