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Tableland Poems

Tableland Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of tableland poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for tableland.

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Wild Grass: Farewell to a Friend
Wild Grass on the Tableland—Farewell to a Friend
The grasses on the tableland run wild,
Once in a year they perish and flourish.
The wildfire can’t burn them up in the field;
They regrow in vernal breeze at their wish.
Over the ancient path grasses...Read More
Categories: tableland, friend, friendship, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme

On The Plateau
            On The Plateau

Remote Island in the sky, on the plateau
Above the lowlands removed and separated
Nine thousand foot drop prevents our leaving
We watch others like ourselves down there
Telescope in...Read More
Categories: tableland, absence, change, desire, earth, freedom, identity, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
Robin Hood's Egalitarian Strand
A merry band to profer hope in the land
A lute, fiddle, drum to make brigandry grand
A staff, bow, arrow to strafe the noble strand
A sworn oath to lawful king; a sword to gentry's overbearing hand
A pruning staff to fleece corrupt...Read More
Categories: tableland, adventure, education,
Form: Rhyme
strange plateau


  strange picture frames lie on the scorched 
earth of the barren plateau, crooked and jagged.. 

to strange for her bucket of watercolors. 
to obscure for pastel horizons to rupture in...Read More
Categories: tableland, allegory
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Ghost Of An Achievement
In anger he conspires
creates havoc on his way down,
simply spoils one’s hair
when revealing one’s crown.

He aid’s Monday’s wash
with the strength of a kiss,
commands the clouds, rain,
many heartaches and bliss.

He controls the ocean
those that dare to venture,
resolves the passing of time
when...Read More
Categories: tableland,
Form: Rhyme

The grey-haired by on our streets
With rags hanging his shoulder as his only cloak
Every night on banana leaves he sleeps;
He has no crump nor cakes let alone a glimpse of hope

All day his leg sweeps back and forth the town
He...Read More
Categories: tableland, inspirational, life, passion, day, night, day, night,
Form: Verse
Navigation by the soul,
Feet caravan the heavy load.
Roam far beyond the horizon calling,
Searching the stainless tableland.
Ocean plain blue,
Beauty not touched,
Leaving in peace.
Desert cannot be seen with the eye splendor.
Mountain height is,
High above all to really glimpse clearly.
Valley hidden with marvelous...Read More
Categories: tableland, hope, imagination, life, seasons, uplifting,
Form: I do not know?