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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.
Premium Member Let happiness transpire
Wake me in the morning with a smooth kiss So I can start my day with timeless bliss Then open the door, to new surprises to see Take my hand and we can walk with glee Together, let’s count...Read More
Categories: happiness, love, time,
Form: Rhyme

December Mornings
It's the hush of morning calling me, the subtle cacophonic echo awakening discord on windy hallowed eaves of distant chimes and church bells ringing; December singing in my ears Christmas hymns and olden melodies that plague the...Read More
Categories: celebration, christmas, family, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Impressions of A Holiday Visitor from 1901
~ Impressions of A Holiday Visitor from 1901 ~ America's gone and broke my heart When did X-mas become a shopping cart What's with the tawdry tinsel, the kitsch Why replace...Read More
Categories: christmas, time, travel,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Propaganda
Media propaganda burns the mind with lies Literally brainwashing the way you think Even a therapist calls it hypnosis, many they hypnotize The corrupt information spewed, surely does stink! Do yourself a favor, research for truth out there Find documents,...Read More
Categories: time, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Those Times That We Now Hold Most Dear
Those times that we now hold most dear, Are the ones that, year after year, We recall to our minds after Our jolly moments of laughter. Sometimes, they suddenly appear, Those times that we now hold most dear; When we are...Read More
Categories: time, age, family, happiness, happy,
Form: Quatern

May We Live To Live Once Again
Watching the time through an hourglass, We see how quickly the years pass. Each rule of life we ascertain, May we live to live once again. Our youthful days soon come and go; The more we learn, the more we...Read More
Categories: time, age, death, grief, life,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member A strange town
I have come to a strange town The streets have changed their names The roads have given ways to gigantic flyovers The bushes have given ways to codominiums and giant one-stop shopping centres Few pedestrians on the roads People...Read More
Categories: change, life, time, travel,
Form: Free verse
How Does One Break the Cycle, Part II
...Where smart people once had more kids, now they barely have them at all, many who have kids don’t plan it, which often leads them to a fall. The smart are bored and distracted, the instinctive breeding like flies, the science...Read More
Categories: time, culture, humanity, meaningful, philosophy,
Form: Verse
How Does One Break the Cycle, Part I
I have seen it slowly coming, and I do not know what to do, a slow but steady erosion in the world’s average IQ. It started back in the nineties, a slow but steady drip since then, decline in mental fortitude amongst...Read More
Categories: time, culture, humanity, meaningful, philosophy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Yesterdays Thoughts
I would not return to yesterday, Unless it was one of two particular times In which I could say word’s left unsaid Before death stole my friends from me Otherwise, I make the best of each new day I...Read More
Categories: appreciation, life, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Days of Youth
Youth is a wonderland of joy and bliss Filled with vibrancy, picture-perfect days. Roses, blue skies, love's first trembling kiss Winding hesitantly toward grown-up ways. Time is a prankster that plays with our will Enchants us to think golden days...Read More
Categories: time, adventure, age, first love,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member The Thresholds of Tomorrow
The Thresholds of Tomorrow David J Walker It is 1959 and the television is my constant companion Comforting me during breakfast Praying at noon over meals Saying good night before Turning out the light sparkling Over its ghostly screen Flickering gray &...Read More
Categories: allegory, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Patience is - so Yesterday
Pay it forward, they say Come on now We haven't got all day...Read More
Categories: money, satire, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member all pointers all wisdom
all pointers is all wisdom all pointers is all wise,wise of wisdom all wise is all wise of wisdom all wise is all wise of pointers pointers point to wisdom pointers point to a all wise wisdom knowledge is a point...Read More
Categories: time, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
whoever tries to relive lost time, is already lost in truth... Time neither stops nor returns to what it was... ...Read More
Categories: time, allegory, allusion, appreciation, extended
Form: Epigram

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.

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