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Allusion Poems | Examples of Allusion Poetry

Allusion Poems. Below are examples of allusion poems. This list of allusion poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of allusion poems or a list of allusion poetry. These examples illustrate what allusion poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of allusion and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

List of Allusion Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem JAZZ Enriquez, Leon Epigram allusion,
Premium Member Poem Two Faced Mirrors Davey, Brian Rhyme allusion, dark, deep, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem LINES Nau, Edlynn List allusion, angst, humor, spoken
Love Part 3- You'll know somehow Maccarthy, Esther Free verse allusion, love, moving on,
I Can't Do This Zayas, Chelsea Free verse allusion, betrayal, fantasy, sad
Love Is Not Known carber, len Free verse allusion, appreciation, god, longing,
My Heart Walked Out White, Kelli Bio allusion,
dead canines in Spain hansen, jan oskar Sonnet allusion, death, death of
Premium Member Poem LENT Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Entwined McClain, Brian Rhyme allusion, angst, change, confusion,
Miss Exotic Tyler, Phil Couplet allusion, conflict, symbolism, technology,
Premium Member Poem Two feet in the Air mackay, reay Clerihew allusion,
God Forbid Jacks, Timothy Free verse allusion, funny,
A Fool For You Griffith, Jennifer Free verse allusion, betrayal, hurt,
Walked Goss, Christopher Free verse allusion, angst, dark, death,
Love Part 1 Maccarthy, Esther Free verse allusion, love,
Pretty Insanities Fox, Stone Free verse allusion, beautiful, destiny, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 7 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
The Story of Me Griffith, Jennifer Free verse allusion, anger, betrayal, hope,
Premium Member Poem About War duggan, peter Rhyme allusion, angst, how i
Premium Member Poem Calligrapher Alixopulos, ahellas Sonnet allusion, appreciation, art, beauty,
Time Flies Qamar, Amar Imagism allusion, dark, death, depression,
Premium Member Poem Receipt Please Davey, Brian Rhyme allusion, introspection, nonsense, symbolism,
A pebble Mobley, Dean ABC allusion, analogy, sweet,
The Scream Hirschfield, Clint Free verse allusion, sorrow,
An Epiphany Legister, Gerry Free verse allusion, baptism, blessing, death,
Angels Making Choices Poteet, Reason A. Free verse allusion, angel, pride,
ONCE, I COULD FLY carber, len Free verse allusion, appreciation, childhood, dream,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 7 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 6 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem a bloody rose Hopkins, Denise Light Poetry allusion, baby, beautiful, betrayal,
Premium Member Poem Head in the clouds One, Silent Verse allusion, anti bullying, introspection,
BIRDS AT THE WINDOW Gupta, Probir Haiku allusion, bird, blue, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Amigo Kilmer, Stephen Narrative allusion,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 6 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 5 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem HAIKU BLOOMS 1 Enriquez, Leon Haiku allusion,
Just A Dream Smith, Kaycee Free verse allusion, confusion, crazy, for
Premium Member Poem Throwing stones at the devil One, Silent Rhyme allusion, analogy, anti bullying,
Popular Demand Yahudah, Elisheba Lyric allusion,
MODEST Ramos, Tiffany Alliteration allusion,
kings and queens Sundman, Gabriel Haiku allusion,
Premium Member Poem The Fox The Lovers and The Green Monster Mo, Marugu Light Poetry allusion,
Premium Member Poem Ugly insomniac - Once upon a time One, Silent Free verse allusion, anti bullying, sleep,
Nightmares Zayas, Chelsea Free verse allusion, horror, scary,
Contemplation of sharp, justin Rhyme allusion, cool, crazy, hip
The Sleepwalkers carber, len Free verse allusion, introspection, metaphor, riddle,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 5 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem DEJA VU Enriquez, Leon Rhyme allusion,
Premium Member Poem LAST LIGHT Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Rain Drops From The Sky Villani, Virgil Free verse allusion, fantasy, poetry, rain,
Focused Lines Yahudah, Elisheba Lyric allusion, truth,
Paper People Cain, Valkryie I do not know? allusion, cry, dark, depression,
My Little Wrath Cain, Valkryie Couplet addiction, adventure, allusion, beautiful, deep, destiny,
Stay safe in your own mind JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse allusion, conflict, confusion, dark,
The War of Ideas Jacks, Timothy Free verse allusion,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 4 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 4 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem RITUALS Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Today Dhillon, Recina Rhyme allusion, anger, desire,
Clock Waste McLeod, Trevor Quatrain allusion, change, confusion, lost,
Clocks McLeod, Trevor Quatrain allusion, change, sun, time,
What is love Malcom, Elijah Free verse allusion, anger, confusion, fear,
See No Evil Kae, Kre8tive Rhyme allusion, change, judgement, writing,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 3 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
SUGGESTION Gupta, Probir Haiku addiction, adventure, allusion, beauty, cute love,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 3 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem CITY SIGHTS Enriquez, Leon Rhyme allusion,
Premium Member Poem PLACID Enriquez, Leon Nonet allusion,
Life Jordan, Ken Shape allusion, art, life, relationship,
THE PHARAOHS Arribas, John Rhyme allusion, evil, freedom, history,
Daylight Savings McLeod, Trevor Quatrain allusion, anniversary, change, eve,
Swept Away White, Kelli Imagism allusion, passion,
Mr Back Biter Magnet, Reggae Free verse allusion, confusion,
Chatterbox Magnet, Reggae Free verse allusion, feelings, humorous,
Heart Wing Allen, Skyy Free verse allusion, art, love,
Premium Member Poem ECHOES Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE 2 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Premium Member Poem DEPARTURE 2 Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
When It Rains It Pours CHUAN SENG, KENG Free verse allusion, community, conflict, confusion,
My Lonely Child Du Temple, Wallace Couplet allusion, baby, poetry, poets,
Burning Me Zayas, Chelsea Free verse allusion, deep, desire, how
Premium Member Poem A Wandering Mind Moise, Gerald Sonnet allusion, appreciation, art, deep,
The Room Full Of Mirrors Holland, Blake Rhyme allusion, anger, fear, murder,
The Queen Of Black Acid Holland, Blake Rhyme addiction, adventure, allusion, art, creation, magic,
An Aquarian Exposition Holland, Blake Rhyme allusion, angel, anger, art,
Premium Member Poem FOOTFALLS Enriquez, Leon Rhyme allusion,
Sloppy Joe Joe, Sloppy Bio addiction, adventure, allusion, anger, anxiety, baseball,
ASTONISHMENT Gupta, Probir Haiku allusion, dark, death, journey,
Awakening Cramb, Kim Blank verse allusion, birthday, fun,
Vigo's song: part 1 Sanyal, Sabyasachi Free verse allusion, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem THE YING YANG OF LIFE Koven, Allan Free verse allusion, creation, introspection, life,
BIPOLAR Baniti, Nailah Free verse allusion, analogy, art, crazy,
Tha Cry Of A lOST sOUL Motingwa, Kadafi Ballad allusion,
Premium Member Poem DRAWINGS Enriquez, Leon Couplet allusion,
Stratosphere Beam, John Haiku allusion, earth, seasons, sky,
False Strength Zozulya, Arthur Concrete allusion, satire,
You White, Kelli Bio allusion,
THE CIRCLE Gupta, Probir Haiku allusion, conflict, desire, emo,
a winters tale hansen, jan oskar Blank verse allusion, boat, body, books,