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Waning Poems | Examples of Waning Poetry

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

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List of Waning Poems

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The Battle of Depression K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse waning, depression, emotions, fate, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Creation Victor Buhagiar Free verse waning, creation,
Premium Member Poem EVERY BREATH Line Gauthier Senryu waning, life, moon,
Premium Member Poem Dog Days Endure Connie Marcum Wong Rubaiyat waning, moon, star, summer,
A Drink at the Moon Fest Charlie Way Rhyme waning, moon,
Nocturnum Diana Almajan-Guta Sonnet waning, 12th grade, abuse, allusion,
Premium Member Poem My Waning Years Connie Marcum Wong Enclosed Rhyme waning, autumn, romantic love,
Premium Member Poem The Path Became Bloody, The Door Forever Was Shut, Part Two Robert Lindley Rhyme waning, courage, dark, death, hope,
Eternally eric ploscik Free verse waning, appreciation, longing,
Premium Member Poem Each Swearing, One Day More, Just One Day More Robert Lindley Sonnet waning, forgiveness,

Hued Dawn Rises
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
HUED DAWN RISES

When the hued dawn rises from the horizon in flair
I find my mind morphing into a beautiful butterfly.
On its wings the tapestry of...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, analogy, dream, life, light,

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Loser, Let Go
by Gregory R Barden

I dangle from a frayed, silken cord of melancholy ...
Gaping beneath me, a chasm of hope and elation, aglow.
For most of a lifetime I've wrapped...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, analogy, fate, father, life,

GHOST OF EMMITT TILL SPEAKS
by Jack Peachum
d. Aug. 28, 1955

My name is Emmett Till—and, no, I will not go away—I will not!
It was long ago and far away— but not so...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, black african american, death,

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Sugar Mountain
by Kai Michael Neumann
It is you and me when two become one
          when time passes under a yellow moon
...

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

life, afterall
by Rick Stassi
What is life, afterall?
The waning time from summer to fall.
Winter's sting shall take its toll,
In springtime thus a reborn soul.
Reborn on ground or there above,
For...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, christian, cry, death,

The time speaks
by Mustofa Munir
I am the time—the eternal wonder! I witness
The furious, rampant universe,
Its explosion and implosion!
I have my own conviction,
Persuasion, temptation,
Sometimes I become despotic, agitated, 
Rumbling and...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, assonance,

Passing the test
by Chris Green

Feeling the pain as the solstice is waning
Counting the days till the end brings me home
Keeping a smile through the mess I am wading
Wondering why...

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

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Jagged Eyes
by Emile Pinet


Stealing light day had won
gray clouds evoke despair
choking a waning sun.

And dullness dims the air
as flower petals close
like the sun wasn’t there.

And brindled bruised splotches
dapple...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, 10th grade, beautiful, fire,

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Sitting In The Dark, With Darkness Covering Me
by Robert Lindley
Sitting In The Dark, With Darkness Covering Me

Sitting in the dark, hearing voices in the hall
remembering my many lovers, one and all.
Some that sent my...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, conflict, dark, deep, introspection,

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In My Fount
by Duncan R. M. Ferguson
If all my organs start shuttin' down
n' I've done my runnin' all over the town 
Blinkin' redlinin' flatlinin'
e'ry thing starts to fail
Thinkin' med failin' hightailin'll...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, uplifting, writing,

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Moon Howlers
by taai tekai
Many eons ago, the loss, like an amputated arm
Opalescent rainbows faded, as memory clung so
Only a witnessing wilderness ached, missing a jo 
Now, wolves sing...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, allusion,

A perpetual benediction
by Mustofa Munir
You were still in my sight, all on a sudden
In my rhythmic heart you blended with a harmony
That brought a perpetual benediction, it was an
Ambience...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, love,

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My Dear Friend Mo
by Jack Ellison


Must say my sweet charming friend Mo
Starts me off with love which I NEVER outgrow
Forever and ever
Forget her never
Takes my waning years to a loving...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, friendship,

How we met
by Joshua Popoola
Sitting on the railings nonchalantly 
My eyes caught a glimpse of you 
Under the waning moon
When the cock was yet to crow 

I put on...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, abuse, allegory, emotions, for

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Oh The Memories
by Jack Ellison

We're just a couple of happy souls
Traveling along love's highway
Doesn't matter if our roads never cross
Each day is a sunny and bright day

I'm conjuring up...

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

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Contemplating Love
by Brenda Chiri
As she sat there silently contemplating 
Finding the past year to be fascinating
At times life could be emotionally draining
And if she ever found her resolve...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, devotion, dream, inspirational love,

Blind Passion
by Brian Densham
The horse – a creature of blind passion – pawed
The earth beside the silent fallen form
A digger of graves more noble and more odd
Than ever...

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

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The Ghost of Boggy Creek
by John Gondolf
Long ago when I was younger, yearn for knowledge I did hunger,
heard about a rumor going ‘round.
Twas a legend told for ages, passed along as...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, dark, horror, scary,

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CHROME LAYERS OF AUTUMN
by nette onclaud


Autumn, wrap me in the fabric of uncoated leaves
just for this unequaled waning eve
as  orchids rest beneath viscous cloudbursts:
I feel distanced from the elements...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, autumn, image, leaving,

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Bronze Oceans
by Dale Gregory Cozart
My schooner eases
into the tiger claw
that an umber peninsula
juts seaward.
The carnelian bay 
beckons like honey
as I aim
for twilight's tangerine
and sun's waning citrine
in amber haze.
Papaya clouds...

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Ekphrasis | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: waning, boat, color, ocean,