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Short Sapphic Stanza Poems

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Premium Member Apology
I am an engineer

and a poet.

Please forgive me when that combination
offends you.


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Categories: wife,
Form: Sapphic stanza

Aspens reaching skeletal fingers skyward
Grow the ancient boreal midnight mountain
reaching rooted primacy given taken
glorious prayer...

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Categories: night,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Praise to Eleleth
Your appearance, beautiful gold in summer 
Your regalia, shimmering snow in winter 
You awakened Norea from her darkness 
Offer the moonlight...

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Categories: angel, devotion, meaningful, moon, summer, tribute, winter,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Spring in the quiet wood
The wood in spring quietly awaits sunlight
Wake up, wake up insists mother nature
End your gentle slumbering, winter has gone
Show us your beauty...

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Categories: nature, seasons
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Resurrection
Wake oh laggard sun and anoint a freed age.
Wake the guff and lose all allegiance primal. 
Roar and rise angelic at man's evolving
endlessly joyful.

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Categories: faith,
Form: Sapphic stanza

in praise of autumn
dancing icy underfoot crackle pathways
moonlight loves the feminine presence prescience
laughter singing prayerful chants of thank you
ritual nurture

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Categories: autumn, celebration, moon, nature, night,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Nonsensical
Candy~peppermint taste good~pleasureful treat
Red and white exist together resplendent
Whimsical luscious  

First attempt at 
Sapphic Stanza...

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Categories: food,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Everything a boy would need
Father you are ev'rything a boy would need 
Strong and Patient, Distant but always ready
never lost in emotion Like my Mum was
Shame that I'm a girl...

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Categories: father, sad, mum, boy,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Enticing romance
Springtime, yellow daffodils nodding  gaily
Tulips open like poppies in the sunshine
Plush grass sprouting creating luscious cover
Enticing romance

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Categories: beautiful, spring, daffodils,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Early Springtime actioning frantic flight path
Busy sparrows congregate nesting builders
Hedgerow rustling, twittering noises concur
Heralding new life...

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Categories: bird, spring,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Booze I love to take to forget about them
Pain and failure make me to feel dejected
right from time I hated to see oppression
       love is so treasured.

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Categories: life, love, love,
Form: Sapphic stanza
What Freedom
Grant me freedom, freedom to be what I choose
Do what does not injure the lives of others
Have what I create or exchange not plunder
Not free lunch title...

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Categories: freedom,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Beauty Of Nature : alliteration
Gazelles grazing gaily on golden green grass
Glaciers glittering gold like gleaming glass
Gardens glowing with Gulmohur and Gold stars
Golden gifts of God....

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Categories: beauty, nature,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Sapphic Stanza
Sapphic works are hard for a novice writer.
Tricky is the fact of the meter changes.
Stress or non it can but confuse the reader.
Writhes here  my sapphic....

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Categories: on writing and words,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Waiting only forces the old wounds open - 
suffer, silent, pray that the guards will falter,
standing vigilant at mistrusting doorways;
ego, their master.

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Categories: angst, life, love,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Chanting witches stirring the magic potion,
Cackling, dancing, spinning and wildly leaping,
Naked, frenzied, writhing and fortune telling:
Night of the Sabbat.

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fantasy,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Seeking
scented maidens meander lovers ogling 
gardens blossom colorful springtime warming
tender flowers butterflies drinking nectar
everyone seeking


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Categories: spring,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Living Ocean
Shining through the light on the water gleaming
Golden jewelry sparkles like diamonds cresting
Waves o’er waves of tapestry woven, breathing
Ocean is living

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Categories: ocean,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member My Dear Friend
Just like old times there's her familiar features
Peeking shyly up from the snow-clad earth,
Hair adorned with circlet of dainty flowers.
Beautiful Springtime....

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Categories: best friend, flower, hair, spring, sun,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Late January

Budding, preening tendrils in winter sunshine
Flora grasping, creeping from terra firma
Standing breathless, dawn is a sapphire calyx 
Hope springs eternal...

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Categories: hope, spring,
Form: Sapphic stanza
As spring appears Contest sapphic stanza 11 11 11 5
Trees begin to sprout their leaves as flowers bloom
The smell of wild honeysuckle fills the air
The smell of water from the hose is welcome
Alas, Spring has come...

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© Bm Bm  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: seasons, spring,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Grace of 42
When the time is right for the child of laughter
Look on all corruption of love from anger
Place yourself in hands that could end the madness 
Fade into graceful...

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Categories: allegory, art
Form: Sapphic stanza
Touched and changed by kindness as repentants are:
healed, being forgiven and living fully;
Christ did redeem me before death occurred...
sparing intense pain.


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Categories: faith, forgiveness, happiness,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member tears like rain
 Did we weep when winter met its icy death,
or mourn when autumn had its fall, but when the 
summer came with sunny days and  then  it died 
our tears fell like rain...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emotions,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Show Me Please
Show me the ways and reasons of your crazy world
Flip your insane ideas inside out
Bare your truths and try to convince me 
              … give me your best


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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Sapphic stanza