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Wandering Poems | Examples of Wandering Poetry

Wandering Poems. Below are examples of poems about wandering. This list of poetry about wandering is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of wandering poetry. This list of works about wandering is a great resource for examples of wandering poems and show how to write poems about wandering. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Wandering Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Change for the better Llayn Mays Lyric wandering, addiction, beautiful, change, cheer
Premium Member Poem On searching for a vocation in the Universe Quoth TheRaven Narrative wandering, conflict, men, music, power,
Premium Member Poem My Darling Boy Gregory R Barden Quatrain wandering, analogy, boy, childhood, innocence,
Premium Member Poem Winter Journey End Geoffrey Brewer Sonnet wandering, christian,
Premium Member Poem Selective Blindness Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse wandering, allusion, desire, longing, sensual,
The Brilliant Gift Joe Nguyen Free verse wandering, angel, autumn, baptism, beautiful,
Is it just a dream Nancy Beckman Blank verse wandering, dream,
Me J.W. Earnings Free verse wandering, angst,
Tears GeorgeKenneth Martin Lyric wandering, cry, goodbye, heartbreak, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem My One Wild and Precious Life Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Rhyme wandering, life,

Roaming a Barren Desert
by Lu Loo
I roam this barren desert isolated with fear.
Solitary am I; neglected and left apart from 
those who used to love me. For I am but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, loneliness, loss, metaphor,

Che sera sera
by Adam Sliwa
What is it with you that is so special? 
That makes my heart beat faster, and miss a beat and the butterflies you put in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, lost love,

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Mystic Wanderer
by taai tekai
Meandering, water creates a chasm,
Yielding the river in gravity’s plasm.
Sheer cliffs reveal underlying mystery:
Texture-carved faces shaped by divinity.
In breaking old banks, upon the new confines,
Clays...

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Masnavi | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, allusion,

Being What You Are
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

BEING WHAT YOU ARE

Frolic branches of trees shake, butterfly leaves flutter
with the trail of summer squall the feisty forest plays.
Don’t make your mind a sprawling...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, analogy, depression, i am,

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The Barren Desert of My Life
by John Gondolf
I wander the desert alone with my thoughts
as the sun beating down sssizzles my soul;
I ponder the reflections of my barren life,
and thirst for the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, loneliness, lost, metaphor, onomatopoeia,

BRAINSTORM
by Michael Robinson
BRAINSTORM

The eyes are opened
Hands clasping
Reaching for a touch
Mind just wandering somewhere
Nowhere maybe
Who’s to know
Thoughts of endless thinking
Staring into space
Unanswered words
As if to speak to no...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, care, caregiving, dedication, deep,

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Wandering Leaflet
by Caren Krutsinger

veiny leaflet wisp
transported on a gentle wind
until she met a spider’s web

lacey floaty thing
imagined by a faerie king
caught hard and fast

dried and motionless now
a brown...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, god, nature,

Another Place, Another Time
by Rhona McFerran
A small child sat and watched the rain
nose pressed hard 'gainst window pane
mind mulling, musing, pondering
wistful, wishing, wandering
filled with fantasies, far off places
cities, forests, wide-open...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, age, childhood, dream, freedom,

DESERT WANDERING
by Beata Agustin
Perilous!!! I dare not stay in such situation
Where terror prevails from attacking wild beasts
Midst tormenting sight of barren land
Leaving me gripped with solitude-angst.
Aware of my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, angst, character, faith, god,

psychedelic
by Jo Bien
it's a Nirvana song, that makes no sense
you're living the lyrics every inch
past blind corners, overgrown hedge
inside the room you made your bed

psychedelic, lights spin...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, emotions,

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Emily and the Ancient door
by Quoth TheRaven
Young Emily sat gazing at a door, that with careful strokes was painted
a starry, but moonless night... 
In wandering dreams of far away lands, and...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, art, innocence, language,

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Epitaph of a wandering soul
by Thvia Shetley
Throughout eons she contrives
to casting seeds and see what thrives
as she has done for countless lives.
Experimental.

Traveling through time and space
on cresting waves of light and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, death, eulogy, life,

I WANDER THE DESERT ALONE
by Claudia Polydoro
Yesterday I had a dream
I was lost, feeling thirst, alone
Wandering in a barred desert
While the curtain of the night fell upon me…

I had no destination,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, allusion, arabic, dream, hope,

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Make Me The Arrow That Points To You
by Carol Connell
Though often I fall short, I long to be like You
with each spoken word and the path I pursue.
Through selfishness, sometimes my efforts I thwart.
I...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, desire, jesus, prayer, spiritual,

Wandering further into dispair
by Sarah Critchley
In slow motion 
but without the ability 
To stop the events
About to envelope me
If I had took a moment 
And stepped away
been an onlooker of...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, child, children, cry, daughter,

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HOSTAGE OF ONE NIGHT
by Kim Rodrigues
HOSTAGE OF ONE NIGHT

what is his name she asks
but i refuse to tax my mind
though the memory of him
hovers, the one who stole
my virginity, caused...

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

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El Scary Chupacabra
by Eve Roper
The sun falls behind the shadowed mountain turning the night blind 
leaving behind a thieving ghostly lune moon and wandering mind. 

A courtyard with tables...

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

The Circles of Hell
by Catelyn Meeker
The Circles of Hell

 I woke up in Dante’s inferno. Death was there with his hood and piercing eyes. This must be the purgatory that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, angel, death, deep, evil,

Hellenic Inspiration For A Cerebral Odyssey
by Jonathan French
1: They Sailed To Troy.

They sailed to Troy when Helen's eyes were warm,
as Paris ired their warm-heart' pride, embossed,
and when they tempted battle bees to...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, inspiration,

Comfy Aisles
by Yinka Pemisire pwencywealth
Take a deep sight into the nature 
Make a place to sit and enjoy the pleasure 
Nature as eternal life, they speak inaudibly 
And the...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wandering, nature,