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Travel Poems | Examples of Travel Poetry

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

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List of Travel Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Your Long Angular Feet stark hunter Free verse travel,
Premium Member Poem Whiskey Bay Duncan R. M. Ferguson Dramatic Monologue travel, dark, death, fate, flower,
Traveller's Plea Blurr Jane Free verse travel, mountains, sad, sea, song,
TIRED Sidney Beck Blank verse night, psychological, travel,
Wanderlust Rhona McFerran Free verse travel, character, identity, life, people,
Waiting for the Ferry to Passage East John Blake I do not know? travel, confusion, ireland, journey, people,
Never Satisfied David Welch Rhyme travel, confusion, people, perspective, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem I'd Like To Get Some Paper From Amalfi Frank Sheehan Free verse fun, passion, travel,
The bloke from TI Dominic Middleton Free verse dream, mystery, travel,
Premium Member Poem The Eyes' Most Beautiful Moment Bernard Chan Free verse travel, beautiful, flying, goodbye, leaving,

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Seeking Sanctuary
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Diaspora Dwellings

On my way into our sanctuary
this past Sunday morning
a woman I had met in choir
was strangely inclined
to share her family history.

Her dad came over...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, earth, family, green, health,

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DUAL HERITAGE
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
I am a descendant of Greece and the
Greeks,
We say hello and goodbye by kissing
Both cheeks,
But I also descend from the British,
For my father was very,...

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

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A Traveler Traveled Then He Stopped
by Sanford Weir
A traveler traveled...then he stopped…
No more could he change…
Tried to move forward… but could not…
Because his mind remained the same…
...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, imagery, travel,

Brain Storm whilst travelling through Brain Space
by Tersab Jibs
Launchpad
lift off
nebulous neurons bombarding chaotically into
Realm Cerebrum

Blobs of uninformed potential,
jelly of disconnected thoughts
ignited, excited, firing here and there

On the brink of some new conjunction
Excited by...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, space, storm, travel,

Without-Within
by Kurt Philip Behm
Travelling beyond your borders
  freedom scents the trail

Travelling beyond your borders
  destiny in the mail

Travelling beyond your borders
   memory in the...

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

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Pipe Dreams
by Debbie Guzzi
Pipe Dreams

Though I have a woman’s heart; it pounds with
dragon’s fire. Curled about the core of self, 
I have lain in wait for Asia with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, symbolism, travel,

The Language of the Marshutka
by Charlotte Boyle
The Marshutka travels down
the jarring road, and
just as in
life, we are unsure
of the hurdles we will
encounter
along
our
winding
journey.

The torn and
chalky seat carries each
of you,
And you are with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, friend, spiritual, symbolism, together,

A Country Park, My King
by Charlotte Boyle
“Life is like a country park”, the peasant said to the King.

The King so sure of his profound answer,
Looked coldly into the peasants eyes
and without...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, earth, life, loneliness, nature,

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Bikes
by CayCay Jennings
trikes then bikes then speed

thigh straddled

male play toy cycle







... CayCay Jennings
October 1, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, men, power, travel,

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Last Tour
by Gregory R Barden

~


thin tires crease the wind,

keen to skin an asphalt snake ...

miles, now gone ... and years.


~




Written and submitted on October 1, 2018
For the "Biker's Dozen"...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, appreciation, life, meaningful, nature,

Paradigm Of Saharan Paradise
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
From the midday sky of smoldering fire
blazing splinters of sun shower as ember
on the barren sea of sand desiccated.
The last drops of brine-charged water
disappear behind...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hope, metaphor, travel,

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ON YER BIKE
by JAN ALLISON
my brand new Harley
tight leathers
the freeway beckons

A biker’s dozen contest
Sponsored by Maureen McGreavy

9/28/18
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, travel,

Jan's Chocolate Adventures
by Rico Leffanta
Jan caught a jet plane to New York
Where bacon does not come from pork
To end her trip
Jan let one rip
The Captain delivered a stork

Jan's flight...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, chocolate, flying, funny, silly,

Sore Legs
by Jerry Hackett
Spoke, wheel, handle bar
Where's my car
Now I bike too far

...

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

Banyoles
by Simon Lavers
Banyoles

With borrowed funds 
And broken hearts
We hitched a ride with the country’s realm,
Running, stupefied with pungent balm.
Through London swarms and Navy shops
We lavished on ponchos...

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

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How Sweet It Is--Well, Was
by Janice Canerdy

The greatest windfall payday of my life,
bar none, was when I won the lottery.
My l00 grand would help me reach my dreams
for years to come....

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: money, travel, work,

Endless Car Rides
by Gabriel Baker
Seemingly endless car rides.
Screams for my sisters,
Shouts from my brothers,
And threats from my parents.
Finally arriving just to spend my entire day unpacking.
Dragged to the beach...

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

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MAPQUESTING
by Line Gauthier


mapquesting
treasure trove
travel



posted on September 23, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, adventure, fun, hope, journey,

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Lifestyles
by ilene bauer
When traveling, the lives I see
Are different from my own,
The choices made unlike the ones
That I have ever known.

It's really not a question of
What's better...

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

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No Place Untraveled
by Bernard Chan

On drowsy hamlets mobile hordes descend,
From tight-lipped forests rises a babel. 
Wanderlust is to distant wonders sent,
As fleets of long-haul birds skyward rumble.
Where massed footprints...

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Ottava rima | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: travel, beauty, flying, nature, people,