John Lars Zwerenz

Veteran Poet - 1,717 Points (1-5-69 / Kew Gardens, New York, USA)

John Lars Zwerenz Poems

121. Ode To Paul Verlaine 3/9/2017
122. Ballads 3/9/2017
123. Her Name Is Of A Velvet Carol 6/7/2017
124. Our Bastion By The Sea 6/25/2017
125. A Walk In The Town 7/10/2017
126. Your Song 8/29/2017
127. Ode À Paul Verlaine 9/23/2017
128. The Rosary 6/11/2014
129. I Walked Upon The Reedy Dale... 4/8/2015
130. My Beloved 6/10/2015
131. The Meaning Of Sorrow 6/26/2015
132. The Sacred Night 7/9/2015
133. The Acropolis 7/11/2015
134. An Autumn Eve 9/23/2015
135. A Winter's Night 10/6/2015
136. Remembrance 11/9/2015
137. Comme Dieu Et Déesse De 12/9/2017
138. Le Jardin De Rose 1/22/2015
139. The French Revolution 6/11/2014
140. The Cloister 11/11/2014
141. After Our Walk Amid The Reeds 6/17/2014
142. A Garden In Paradise 5/24/2014
143. Purple Shades 10/11/2014
144. Manic Depression 4/30/2014
145. Beside The Stream 3/16/2014
146. On My Way To Boston 4/5/2014
147. The First Sonnet 12/4/2013
148. The Queen 10/10/2013
149. To One In Heaven 10/10/2013
150. Mary, The Mother Of God 4/17/2013
151. Ode To Edgar Allan Poe 2/23/2013
152. My Eternal Beloved 7/13/2013
153. Romantic Love 10/16/2013
154. Am I Fine, Am I Beautiful? 11/13/2014
155. Je Respecte Mon Amour 1/17/2015
156. Epilogue 6/11/2014
157. The Autumn Lane 2/19/2015
158. Autumn Shade 3/19/2015
159. Scarlet Breezes 10/10/2013
160. The Bower 10/13/2013

Comments about John Lars Zwerenz

  • Angela Bradford (7/1/2017 10:31:00 AM)

    John Lars Zwerenz is the greatest poet in the world still living. His Eternal Verse is a literary masterpiece. Angie Bradford, Boston, MA

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  • Veronica Grimaldi Veronica Grimaldi (4/19/2016 3:45:00 PM)

    John Lars Zwerenz is the best contemporary poet in America. Veronica Grimaldi

  • Leann Howard Leann Howard (2/24/2016 9:30:00 AM)

    John Lars Zwerenz is without any doubt the greatest poet of the 21st Century, by miles. His verse is without flaw, always astonishing, and I have read all of his works. LeAnn Howard

Best Poem of John Lars Zwerenz

A Gypsy's Life

A gypsy am I, as I rove on the downy dale;
Aside from the taverns, the fields are my only vale.
I drink from my carafe a fairy-fermented brew,
And I dream of fair love, beneath a radiant sky of blue.

I carry within my satchel a book of romantic rhyme;
I wield it when I may, and write as I did of old: -
Of a sable-haired girl, whose gaze is of a raven-gold.
Her dress is white and long, and her hair is of an elysian clime.

I am struck by visions beside the lane,
On starry October nights, laved by the autumn rain,
And I sleep beneath the myrtles, musing ...

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A Voyage To Cyprus


I ferried eastward, leaving Cythera, her wine,
Her temples of ivory, her boundless plains
Far, far behind me, as Macedonian rains
Filled the vast Aegean's brine.

And in that flowery Ionian wake
I encountered wanton zephyrs of blue,

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