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Time Poems | Examples of Time Poetry

Time Poems - Examples of all types of time poetry to share and read. This list of time poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous 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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Persevering With Joy In These Strange Days
In these days of covid and the likes you need to adapt a learning curve too right for in these darkest of days abound one must stand strong ready for the fight Whatever is yet before our eyes no matter...Read More
Categories: day, endurance, joy, time,
Form: Rhyme

Movement of Time
I have come to hate the walls that keep me warm. They are filled with faces, clocks, and trees that have become foreign. Almost a false image to an unbeknownst world. As the steady hand traces...Read More
Categories: appreciation, death, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Trail V Nomads
The walk seemed overlong Is something wrong? How did evening rise so fast As onto the next hill, day became past. Yet, inner Self said Wait… Some things are never the same. Alone, looking out into the cold, quiet, silence… ...Read More
Categories: time, freedom, home, i miss
Form: Free verse
The Long March
for no reason      at all       the life has been sucked from you and        i  without regard for       either  and contrary to none, the one and only       monopoly has killed another           ...Read More
Categories: time, depression, grave, money, sad,
Form: Free verse
Leaves In Season
Luscious leaves brush against my face, pulsing veins deep enough to trace time with a wind gust embrace. Maroon, copper, gold they dangle glistening to sunset's angle with zeal of wind chime's bangle. Lully leaves descend freestyle becoming a striking pile beaconing a...Read More
Categories: time, autumn, child, childhood, fun,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Come and Gone
Once and never again Once and to the end Come and gone... When my feet traveled on Down a newfound road Carrying me along Hitching and hiking The busy highways Rushing and fast paced Straight and narrow With nothing...Read More
Categories: time, journey, life, moving on,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Transience
We see it every day, this constant passing of things – clouds, flowers, humans, time. It is so commonplace, we have forgotten the pain of our first lesson learned so early on, that nothing lasts...Read More
Categories: time,
Form: Didactic
traveling through time changes on the watch observed the standing moment...Read More
Categories: change, film, time,
Form: Haiku
The Time My Life Changed Forever
Life was moving along very ordinary then in the early 80s quite content in 1981 I got engaged to my girl Jean said yes when proposed by this gent When planning for wedding in November my mother fell in garden,...Read More
Categories: change, god, life, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Captives of the Calendar
Captives of the Calendar David J Walker And so goes your calendar January nearly gone With another new dawn Approaching Just beyond the encroaching Morning sun To me, this today is forever never new and The night will never grow older as The passing...Read More
Categories: allegory, time,
Form: Rhyme
falling rock cut tree thick resin flow insect trap amber time capsule ...Read More
Categories: insect, nature, time, tree,
Form: Haiku
Twin Fusion
With one pen in the inkwell, eternity got wet The words to dance and laugh and pray, phrasing’s still unmet With one pen in the inkwell, the future kissed the past The moments now, the moments then —Siamese at last (Haverford College: January,...Read More
Categories: time,
Form: Rhyme
I may appear as so much more, unwelcomingly, and concurrently be less than what you think you see. You may be grouped with others according to me. People often try to hide me, women especially. I'll change your appearance...Read More
Categories: time, age, body, care, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 2021 A Fresh New Canvas
2021 a fresh new canvas I shall order brand new paints Blank my moods Eliminate all mean feelings 2021 will be pristine, crisp, fluffy Expectations turning to romance and kindness Exuberance and joy Dancing around the corners of our minds 2021 a...Read More
Categories: time,
Form: Free verse
The immediacy of time, its reference untold The beginning repeating, not young—and not old (The New Room: January, 2021) ...Read More
Categories: time,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Time Poems

Read wonderful time poetry on the following sub-topics: change, christmas, death, harvest, passing, precious, rhyme, running out, war and more.

Definition | What is Time in Poetry?