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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  
Premium Member Poem WINTER BLISS Line Gauthier Free verse time, appreciation, freedom, self, snow,
Premium Member Poem TIME PASSAGE ETERNALLY---FOREVER James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse adventure, allegory, appreciation, time,
Tomorrow's Dream DM Babbit Lyric time,
Premium Member Poem Tomorrow Will Be Andrea Dietrich Lyric life, time,
MEAK WE SEEM Marc Pallanes I do not know? patriotic, song, strength, time,
Before the After Freddie Robinson Jr. Romanticism imagery, romantic, time, true
Tick Tock Ian Milligan Blank verse time, age, anxiety, best friend,
The Eternal Second Chance Kaveesha Ruwindi I do not know? time,
Unrest Rashmi Kumari Rhyme time, feelings, future, inspiration, life,
Premium Member Poem More Than An Instant Brenda Chiri Free verse time, longing, love, miss you,

Endurance
by Written Voice
When you look up do you see the
 stars ? 
Or do you find Mars ? 
May be a plain sky
And wish you could fly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, absence, conflict, cry, depression,

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WHAT IF LATER NEVER COMES
by Line Gauthier


You know I love it if
     I set it aside to enjoy later

What am I saving for tomorrow you ask
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, life, meaningful, time,

A Visit to Guyuan Scenic Spot
by Charlie Way
In the late afternoon I feel quite depressed
And drive to Guyuan to get back to my best.
The glow of the setting sun is so charming,...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, analogy, metaphor, philosophy, sunset,

Open Up
by Maryann Green
"Sorry I'm difficult to love." He tells me
But who said I wanted easy?

I crave difficult.
And anyway, you are impossible not to love

I wish I could...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, anxiety, change, fear, romance,

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A Week's Weak End
by Gershon Wolf
It's that time, the end of the week

The days crawled by, but now that I peek
   
   back at what I'd...

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

Time Is Truth
by Charlie Way
Tell you an approach to rid of your doubts without 
Practicing divination by tortoise’s shell and yarrow.
It takes three days of fire to single a...

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

Waiting
by Kaveesha Ruwindi
Sometimes I wonder
    why time flies so fast,
I never thought it would be like this.
My chair is isn't comfortable, 
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, 9th grade, school, student,

Tragedy of Lost Time
by Gianna Hogen
It is hard to see past the tragedy of lost time
When at once you realize its chains have rusted
Away. Where moving on feels more like...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: lost, nature, sad, time,

Time flies
by RUCHITA SHARMA
From birth till death
We don't even notice the clock hand 
Time flies in different lapse 

From playing and turning twenty
We don't even realize what we...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, change, time,

Creation Redeemed
by Kurt Philip Behm
After Midnight
The narcissists fall
After Midnight
A new lyric calls

After Midnight
Last bugle to blow
After Midnight
There’s more left to know

After Midnight
The lizards collect
After Midnight
Old tales to reflect

After Midnight
The...

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

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OLD MAN TIME
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
OLD  MAN  TIME

I am time,
Who are you?
Do you know me?
Or maybe fear me?
I’ve made you,
Have I given you
A clue?
I am ageless,
I am timeless,
I...

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

The Present Burns
by Kurt Philip Behm
To live beyond the moment
Looking out, not looking in
The future lies to the past
  —as the present burns

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
...

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

The Beginning Of The End
by Kurt Philip Behm
I saw the end 
  in the beginning
  at the beginning 
  of the end

I wrote the final chapter
  before the...

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

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Time's not on our side
by Gershon Wolf
Days take forever
   Years pass in minutes
If you hear, "Back in a second" 
   ~ There's little truth in it...

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

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Historic Traces
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Embracing my retiring place
includes not only green and granite geographic dimensions
in space
But also extending back experienced roots
of 264 seasons past
having co-evolved this matriarchal wombing 2020...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, destiny, earth, health, history,

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C etait il y a si longtemps
by Janis Thompson
Était-il 50 il ya des chutes ou un an,
Lorsque rose chambres colorées avec couchers de soleil rose
soit réel ou la teinte de ma vue?

Étaient nuits...

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

The Decadal Mark
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

The penultimate decadal chronicle so very exciting 
The twentieth century wrote through the eighties
My young mind marveled at how the pages were turning
Frayed memory still...

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

notitle:0009
by Iwould Prefernotto
Time succeeds itself, present 
over past; past inside it's
knowing that Time is bound
to last....

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

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Being Thankful
by Ralph Sergi
Being Thankful
Recalling times when I knew youth
my prejudice was so uncouth
I’m thankful that I aged enough
as love outweighed that bitter stuff

when needed most I had...

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

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Life, Cried To Sighed
by Gregory R Barden

The sands of time flow toward the mortal sea,
Quickly, as a river - fast and free,
Everything that we abide,
Carried on its tide.
Life's first breath -
Cried...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: time, analogy, birth, death, life,