Poetry topic idea: peaceful

Today’s poetry topic idea is peaceful.  The idea of quiet, serenity, and stillness.  The idea of a sense of calm.

There are many images that can come from the idea of peaceful.  Some examples include a quiet lake scene, someone sleeping in a hammock, or someone drinking tea outside.

The general notion of peaceful could be used throughout a poem.  A poet could focus on the emotion, and use it throughout what they write.  They could also express it in indirect ways by using colors and images in the poem.

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Poem series: Space: Rondeau

A room with books and a large chair,
with quietness that does feel rare,
and a window that looks outside,
where from distraction one can hide,
someone can sit and rest from wear.

Inside are books that show some care,
and two small lamps that form a pair,
a fireplace that’s to the side,
a room with books.

Like a burrow of a small hare,
or a stone cave for a brown bear,
this space does fit on the inside,
with a small space that’s not too wide,
where one can feel how well they fare,
a room with books.