Poems With Quatrains
Published: July 2017
Collection of poems written with stanzas that have four lines. Stanzas of 4 lines are called Quatrains. A stanza in poetry is a group of lines usually separated by a blank line. Stanzas of 4 lines are called Quatrains from the French word quatre meaning four.
Quatrains are often used in poetry to create structure and rhythm, and they are a popular form for many poets. Here are a few examples of poems with quatrains
29 Examples Of Poems With Quatrains (Stanzas Have 4 Lines)
I still say I Love You,
But now there's no reply.
I always feel your presence
As if you never left my side.Featured Shared Story
Chris, It's 21 years since I lost my lovely wife, after 35 years of marriage. It's the anniversary tomorrow. I was so in love with her. When we went to the supermarket. I would leave her to...
From the day that I first knew you,
Your heart was pure and kind;
Your smile was sweet and innocent,
Your wit was well refined.Featured Shared Story
By reading this poem, I was reminded of a time in the past when time and circumstances created a situation where we had to move away from all of the wonderful friends I had made and back to...
Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.Featured Shared Story
I so get it. Dreams are hope to a lot of us. I've heard it said that before you get it you have to dream it. I think when we stop dreaming we stop reaching, and when we stop reaching we stop...
I will rise
After every fall.
I will rise
And stand tall.Featured Shared Story
I'm from a country which is famous for its literature. And it's Iran. So we, Iranians, know what a good poem is. I really like your poem. It teaches us never give up. It teaches us if birds...
If you see my dad in Heaven
He won't be hard to find.
He'll be the one to greet you first,
For he's a one-of-a-kind.Featured Shared Story
I nursed my father. I'm actually crying as I write this. He fell ill. On Christmas Eve, I rang for a doctor who said dad would be admitted, treated in hospital, and back out within a few...
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!—
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.Featured Shared Story
My deceased husband introduced me to this poem 55 years ago, and I've always considered it a great gift.
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.Featured Shared Story
I was all of 16 years old (1958) at Oak Park High. We finished subjugating and conjugating at the end of our sophomore year. Finally I could put that dangling participle to rest and move on...
"Hope" is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune without the words -
And never stops - at all -Featured Shared Story
I recited this poem in grade six and it has been an inspiration for me ever since. Wonderful work!
HERE in a quiet and dusty room they lie,
Faded as crumbled stone and shifting sand,
Forlorn as ashes, shrivelled, scentless, dry -
Meadows and gardens running through my hand.
A Light exists in Spring
Not present on the Year
At any other period --
When March is scarcely hereFeatured Shared Story
The poem depicts supremacy of nature. Nature is beyond natural laws. It's the underlying truth that nature poets communicate to us through their writings.
A bird came down the walk:
He did not know I saw;
He bit an angle-worm in halves
And ate the fellow, raw.Featured Shared Story
I take walks daily with my dog to visit and hang out with friends. Fall is the prettiest show-off with her colorful jewels! The birds and squirrels play hide and seek within and keep me...
in Alone Poems
My smile hides my tears.
My laugh hides my screams.
It's been this way for years.
Things aren't as they seem.Featured Shared Story
Mike, I've never ever written a reply to anyone here before, but when I read about you, I had to. Don't ever think there's nothing interesting about you. Your story made you who you are...
in Alone Poems
Analysis of Form and Technique
I was once sad and lonely,
Having nobody to comfort me,
So I wore a mask that always smiled,
To hide my feelings behind a lie.Featured Shared Story
I know you don't know me, but I want you to know I care about you and what you are going through. I know how bad bullying can be, and I also know how dear a Gran can be. Mine won't be with us...
They put me in the oven to bake.
Me, a deprived and miserable cake.
Feeling the heat, I started to bubble.
Watching the others, I knew I was in trouble.Featured Shared Story
I love this poem so much, I love to bake!! This poem is my top favorite to read and laugh for. Thank you so much for this wonderful and delicious poem. Hahaha.
No one can tell me,
Where the wind comes from,
Where the wind goes.Featured Shared Story
This is beautiful! I love the description, and I will be using this for a presentation. Thank you so much for sharing. This is a question I think everyone has thought about at some point in...
The day when the world
turned upside down:
when a frown became a smile
and a smile became a frown.Featured Shared Story
Hello Anna, I notice that you sent this message 3 months ago and want to apologise as I have been very busy in other areas of my life that my poems came to a halt for nearly a year. Things...
in Wife Poems
Love is not something you see.
It's meaning everything to me.
It's needing to have you in my life,
So much that I made you my wife.Featured Shared Story
A beautiful romantic poem, William... Those in love don't see love, they feel it. Hidden in their hearts are the secrets. Only they know what lights their fire, The mystic magic of...
When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;Featured Shared Story
In this poem, Yeats has used a universal theme. In their youth, many behave in a thoughtless manner and they miss certain things in life. Through his personal experience, Yeats makes the...
in Hope Poems
Life can seem an endless maze,
The twists and turns, lulls and delays,
But things always fall into place...
In good time.
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