Travel Poems | Examples of Travel Poetry

Travel Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of travel poems. This list of poems for travel is a great resource for examples of travel poems and show how to write poems for travel. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, beauty, places, travel,
The experience
by Anna Hopper
I need to see these places
To know that they exist
Breathe them in and taste 
For my soul, to be kissed

Bare feet on foundation
The fairytales are...

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Categories: travel,
Journey
by Karla Matchin
The world awaits you
May your compass point true north
To journeys ahead...

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Categories: travel,
Premium MemberEMPTY POCKET
by Kim Rodrigues
playing solitaire, staring at four squares,
stepping on          cracks.
the hole in our plan — an empty pocket.

cards...

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Categories: journey, natural disasters, sorry, travel, tribute,
To The Refugees Who Died At Sea
by Dollin Holt
night rain 
has come and gone

without a soothing song 
and in its wake a howling wind

like the affairs of this world
some come and go without...

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Categories: travel,
Little trucker
by Daniel Hunter

						Little trucker

Little trucker in your little truck,
rolling down the road with a little luck.

Pulling your pants up as you exit the door.
Chicken fried steak, napkin...

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Categories: travel,
Premium MemberCuracao
by Kim Rodrigues
Curaçao

flies a solitary seagull,
pregnant with island life.

graceful waves flutter,
the tide ties a rope,

tambú us into port. drums
beat out a dushi welcome.

night lights, like stars,
twinkle extra...

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Categories: analogy, angst, fantasy, journey, travel, woman,
Premium MemberDriving Around Never Never Land
by Amy Sell
I’m lost and my Chevy is my Never, Never Land
A place I go to where everyone understands
The rules are the same for everyone to follow
There’s...

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Categories: beach, seasons, summer, sun, travel, winter,
A Season Not Our Own
by Bernard Chan

Let’s go where sheets of sea glide over sand, 
Scattering foamy blossoms at our feet, 
And ardent rays shall wounds of winter mend, 
Like suture...

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Categories: travel,
Breaking the Surface
by ilene bauer
Way beneath the ground, the subway
Rolls and rumbles on the track,
All the cars equipped with brightness
The surrounding tunnels lack.

We take all of that for granted
As...

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Categories: travel, winter, writing,
Winter Blues
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover

A meter off the ground - it was chilling to the bone
  and they say high up the degrees drop 

In a metal bird...

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Categories: africa, america, anger, appreciation, travel, tribute, usa, violence,
18 The All-Time Greatest Great Britain
by Nick Trim
This small island civilization.
Its empire was the largest creation
with the widest trade connection.
There are mixed views of our colonization.

Many modern countries exist because of the...

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Categories: confusion, flying, humorous, journey, travel,
Premium MemberSecurity Check
by PAT Adams
At the airport a young director
Ready to film a new TV show
Walked through the metal detector 
Forgetting his nail clippers in tow

He had put them...

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Categories: adventure, environment, morning, places, travel, weather, winter,
Cold
by Steven Espinosa
The screams of the wind
Come across like a breeze
A blast from my breath
Flutter past my eyes
A whirlwind of air
Tickles the back hairs on my neck
Whisking...

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Categories: adventure, imagery, inspiration, life, travel,
DRIVE
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Imperial 
bulltwang 
oligarchy
number crunching 
serial winners 
cornflake box 
cracker jacks 
sing some songs 
that cut some flack
Pats on back helps
cut the slack from
wind ringing chimes...

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Categories: travel,
Bus ride
by Daniel Hunter
						Bus ride

Taking the bus 
to Chicago, north on I-55.
Silence fills
eight or nine quiet souls.
deep in thought,
or deep in sleep.

It’s the middle of November,
sun starts to...

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Categories: adventure, memory, repetition, society, travel, world,
Time Travelers
by Ibidun O.
One who goes back through time
will experience everything he has done before
or she has done before
and will see the events and never ignore

When they go...

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Categories: travel,
limerick joke VII
by Duke Beaufort
Moses had a liking for tea
And sipped it crossing the Red Sea
How could the good taste
Be maintained in such haste?
He-brewed the leaves naturally

Author's note: Based...

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Categories: travel,
Travel Tanka
by cheryl hoffman
By air, land or sea
people have longed to achieve
some fond memories
mostly still travel by car
dire straits wont get you too far

Snarled traffic delays
driving round the...

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Categories: nature, old, peace, poetry, travel, tree,
The Oldest Trees
by Trey Hamner
As Yggdrasil stretches into heaven
Hyperion watches a new Armageddon
As General Sherman towers above
Methuselah cradles a mourning dove

Old Tjikko refuses to bend
The baobab thwarts the wind
The...

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Categories: absence, autumn, beach, brother, travel,
The Bay of Boston
by Albino Mattioli

So did the leaves tremble
at the breath of
a sudden chill,
in the midst of
colorful hopes already
consumed by others,
as the same road awaits.

Montreal was cold and gray
and...

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Categories: travel, urban,
Premium MemberRibbons of Light
by Denis Barter
Looking North, an evening sight,
undulating ribbons, gleaming bright, 
pierce the gloom of darkest night.
Constantly flashing red and white,
snaking slowly till out of sight.
Eager for haste,...

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Categories: travel,
The rail journey
by Kedar kate

Blazing iron vessel,
Speeding on the tracks,
Carrying blue bogeys,
It races with the air.

Trees race with us,
The wind plays on,
Sewage smell triggers,
Zest of a journey is felt.

Kids...

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Categories: travel, weather,
Lucking Out
by ilene bauer
We took a chance by visiting,
Two weeks ago today,
A city known for frigid temps
But we lucked out that way.

For it was chilly, but not much,
With...

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Categories: home, hope, light, night, travel,
Premium MemberThe Train
by Vermillion Scythe
At night on the steam train
I see a silver star during the rain
giving me hope I'll come home
rather than having my worries roam...

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Categories: travel,
Premium MemberTRAPPED AT SEA
by Kim Rodrigues
TRAPPED AT SEA

waving from the rails
blowing amorous kisses
at the crowd of studs
one must climb aboard her ship
to make this ticket worth it

the trap of ocean
so...

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, humor, journey, travel,
Crazy Train
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
with apologies to Yusuf Islam

Now I've been crazy lately
Thinking about the bad things we've done
And I believe it could be
The devil's work has begun.

Oh, crazy...

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Categories: travel,
Five Letter Words
by Jerry Hackett
Five Letter Words

Ellen takes rocky trips 
Ellen sails ocean ships
Ellen likes rides
Ellen likes tides
Ellen waves adios

12/17/2017
Fem Bogstaver
Rhoda Tripp
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Categories: adventure, art, fairy, fantasy, travel,
Premium MemberMythical Forest Exploration
by Vermillion Scythe
One step in
creating a mark on dirt
trees stand mythically artistic
fairy dust sparkles in midair as they fly by
Second step in
clouds turn into nines
sunshine warming up...

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Categories: city, culture, environment, people, travel,
Premium MemberCity Life
by Vermillion Scythe
Life in a building
feels like you're in the sky on the top floor
seeing most of the city and activities
going on out there
sometimes you want to...

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Categories: travel, tribute,
Premium MemberDRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
by JAN ALLISON
bright gleaming cat's eyes
glowing like a string of pearls
guiding us at night

Cat's eyes were created in 1934 by a British Inventor called Percy Shaw. 

12/12/17
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Categories: travel,
Premium MemberMaui's Magic
by Jack Ellison


Diving off Maui, waters are so totally crystal clear
The coral is gorgeous, the colors can bring you to tears
Nature's magic exposed
Paradise disclosed
If you're lucky enough...

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Categories: cat, dance, death, dream, travel, wind,
Story Time
by Amy Price
I see where i am but forget were i have been it makes no sense now.But i'm sure it did then. Decisions come then slip...

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Categories: city, earth, international, journey, travel, wind, world,
Stray Wind
by Bernard Chan
The wind is too frail to carry across oceans 
the echoes of distant bells, 

too wayward to traverse the wild plains 
to deliver wolves’ howls...

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Categories: music, rap, song, spiritual, travel, world,
At Times
by Kristina Whitmore
At times I tell the most in mind
Thoughts escaping elapsing day to night
At times I close my eyes as blind
Absorbing sound vibrations passing by passing...

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Categories: adventure, christmas, dream, fantasy, travel, voyage,
DeLorean
by Nick Trim
For Christmas I want a DeLorean
one that has had a hover conversion
and of course it should have a Mr. Fusion.
It would be of no use...

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