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Time Poems | Examples of Time Poetry

Time Poems. Below are examples of poems about time. This list of time poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of time poetry. This list of works about time is an excellent resource for examples on how to write time poems.

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List of Time Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Beyond Time Allowed Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme symbolism, time,
A Request Wren Rushing Rhyme god, time,
Enamored Diana Bosa Free verse time, bible, love, moon, night,
Premium Member Poem The Great Gift of Time Janice Canerdy Rhyme appreciation, caregiving, time, work,
The Present Flows Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme time,
Lindsay Laurie and Muse Rico Leffanta Limerick time, giggle, inspiration, motivation, muse,
Family Hunting Camp David Welch Rhyme time, animal, appreciation, family, nature,
Premium Member Poem We Are But A Grain Of Sand Marc Acrich Prose time,
Premium Member Poem Hourglass 2 Tom Wright Lyric inspirational, religious, time,
Premium Member Poem SIPPING Line Gauthier Senryu drink, longing, night, time,

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THE ACORN
by Line Gauthier


the acorn
at the foot of the oak
in awe



posted on September 19, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, confidence, destiny, encouraging, future,

Only Time
by DM Babbit
Nothing left to fear,
 it seems that everything fades and disappears,
 money, love and everything between
 slips through time unmeasured scenes.

Gone away the simplicity of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: moving on, time,

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UNDER A DOME
by Line Gauthier


Too weak to fight
The end is near
My days are numbered
The will to live is all but gone
My thoughts are not my own
I see the world...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, dark, death, feelings, life,

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DARKNESS NEARBY
by Line Gauthier


There are things
he won’t tell me as his wife
like how he’s worried
death is near and
he’s letting us down

He wants to be strong
and grab the control
but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, death, sick, silence, strength,

When I am with You
by Toni Orban
When I with you,
                     ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: love, time,

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Borrowed Time
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Times ticking, no-ones watching
We are living on borrowed time
Places to go, people to see
Yet never seem to have time.

Plenty to do, what awful crime
Can't seem...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, angel, appreciation, creation, death,

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Dream
by Brenda Chiri
I had a dream about you last night,
Oh how everything seemed so right...
Together we were having so much fun,
Somewhere underneath the summer sun...
Seeing your bright...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, dream, fantasy, friend, love,

A living statue
by Benu P Guragain
The one who knew that life was so bright
the one who knew that love is delight
the one to breathed the stary air in the night
The...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, death, dream, emotions, life,

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Clocks Ticking
by Juli- Michelle
Circling
Looking forward
Onward
Can't go back
Knocking on the future
Sleeping off the past

Ticking away the hours
Inching by and by
Can we face tomorrow?
Knowing 
It’s something new
Never going back
Got to...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time,

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GARDEN
by Line Gauthier


garden faeries
going about 
their business



posted on September 14, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, fantasy, garden, magic, nature,

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CENTENNIAL
by Line Gauthier


centennial
wooden chapel
summer hours



posted on September 14, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, age, devotion, peace, spiritual,

This Instant
by Kurt Philip Behm
Embracing the present
  freeing the past

Abandoning the future
  —eternity’s mask

Seizing the moment
  lies tumble and fall

Salvation perpetual
 —this instant and all

(Villanova Pennsylvania:...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time,

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ENTICING
by Line Gauthier


enticing
vestige
of yesteryear



posted on September 13, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, appreciation, memory, nostalgia, remember,

Time
by Kurt Philip Behm
Easily measured
  not clearly defined

Often lamented
  more often unkind

Its loss we all mourn
  searching heaven to find

The time to become
  —a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time,

Six-Word Couplet Series
by Kim Rodrigues
Man Walks into Police Station
Old bag’s head.
“Cheater,” he said.

Fruity Find From Costa Rica
Pineapple fruit fake.
Lucky cocaine break.

Roll Out The Barrels
Beer kegs crash
In highway bash.

Never Turn...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: drink, food, sea, time,

This Thought, This Time
by Neikima Simmons
THIS THOUGHT THIS TIME
This is the time. To put forth in writing the words that plague my mind. An inevitable forthcoming of thoughts internally suppressed,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, humanity, social, time,

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MINUTES
by Line Gauthier


minutes to start -
euphoric crescendo at
summer marathon



posted on September 12, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: race, sports, time,

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Time is Up
by Holly Hippocampus
At the end of the day, 
my rest I shall take.
With thoughts of tomorrow,
the plans I will make. 

What would you do, 
if the Lord...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, time,

MORNING LABOR
by Kim Rodrigues
only have time for
the fury of the tick tocks
— breathlessly drive off

9/12/2018
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, work,

The Knight Shift
by Rico Leffanta
My wife is a Registered Nurse
At 60, she still had "The Curse"
A Time Machine
Helped her come clean
But our Edsel is stuck in reverse...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, car, culture, funny, health,