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

List of Literary Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Outing Poetry Hauser , Mike Rhyme Literary, poetry,
MY QUOTIDIAN CHANT Vincent, Messoh Free verse Literary, africa, age, anti bullying,
The House by the Woods Banerjee, Gautam Shankar Prose Poetry Literary, books, change, city, drink,
Amother Saturday Night, Alone Anish, Matthew Blank verse Literary, poetry, poets,
Rubbish poem, do not read Molloy, Declan I do not know? Literary, humor,
Premium Member Poem A Few Clerihews Rigoler, Maurice Clerihew Literary, humor,
Premium Member Poem Clinton Completely Successful Horn, James Couplet Literary, adventure, allegory, analogy,
Charles Bukowski Ate My Girlfriend Hauser , Mike Free verse Literary, heartbreak, humor, jealousy,
Automatic Loveletter Banks, Russell Ode Literary, music,
Premium Member Poem Poetic Encryption Like Ancient Egyptian Bateman, Gary Narrative Literary, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination,
Premium Member Poem Poetry Politician Davey, Brian Couplet Literary, poems, poetry, poets, political,
Premium Member Poem Turbidity Bateman, Gary Free verse Literary, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination,
A LITERARY TOAST Tidd, Jim Free verse Literary, prayer,
My Dream Barter, Denis Rhyme Literary, dream, introspection,
Premium Member Poem Where do we come in Wignesan, T Dramatic monologue Literary, caregiving, character, humanity, leadership,
What do you think of poerty Harris, STANLEY Rhyme Literary, cheer up, confidence, hero,
R E J E C T I O N Walker, Sonia Rhyme Literary, humor,
Literary Mall chizoba vincent, john Blank verse Literary, abuse, africa,
road fecser, steve Bio Literary, age,
Premium Member Poem The Wonderfullest Ellison, Jack Limerick Literary, devotion,
So do I be Gangabissoon, Anoucheka Rhyme Literary, beauty, growing up, growth,
Personal Memories Misra, Karam Monorhyme Literary, age, children, grandchild, granddaughter,
Victim of a Word Place Accident McClain, Brian Rhyme Literary, humor, poets,
The Bible is a Literary Great Monihan, Rhoda Footle Literary, beauty, bible, books, language,
Premium Member Poem Poets Nightmare Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry Literary, humor,
Premium Member Poem SAY IT AGAIN and AGAIN Strand, Brian Verse Literary, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Breathless Guzzi, Debbie Prose Poetry Literary, hope,
Premium Member Poem OF PERMANENT DWELLINGS onclaud, nette Free verse Literary, change, home, seasons,
Reading the Rainbow Sky Jameson, Sam Couplet Literary, allegory, bird, flying, life,
Junkie's Inferno - Five Proof Contest Gibson, Faye Free verse Literary, abuse, addiction,
The Writer Within boddie, eric Epic Literary, art, bio, passion, philosophy,
Thoughts Jacob, Lydia Chitra Free verse Literary, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem May God - The Anaphora style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse Literary, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Serving the Grail: for Brad Combs Foster, Gail Rhyme Literary, freedom, leadership, mythology, psychological,
Premium Member Poem Great Contest Expectations, the folly of man Lamoureux, Richard Free verse Literary, angst, dark, death, desire,
Here on The Soup Mundine, Debra Sonnet Literary, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem Kindness Is - The Anaphora Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse Literary, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Premium Member Poem Daydreaming - The Anaphora Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Rhyme Literary, beautiful, faith, hope, love,
I Wish I Couldve Told You Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain Literary, bible, books, brother, death,
Poetry Soup And Numbers CHUAN SENG, KENG Free verse Literary, anniversary, appreciation, community, fantasy,
Poetry Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain Literary, language, people, philosophy, poems,
Premium Member Poem Broom Sage Kendrick, Sara Blank verse Literary, earth,
Premium Member Poem Diminutives Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry Literary, humor,
River reveal my love Bhurani, Rizwana Rhyme Literary, art, emotions, love, passion,
Premium Member Poem I Believe - The Anaphora Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse Literary, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Premium Member Poem Kindness - The Anaphora Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse Literary, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Premium Member Poem An Echo Through Time Bateman, Gary Couplet Literary, allegory, change, language, passion,
Premium Member Poem THANK YOU, BRAVE SOLDIERS Crisci, Andrew Free verse Literary, america, courage, death, devotion,
Alone in a Church Monihan, Rhoda Blank verse Literary, abuse, anger, anxiety, bullying,
Weaving Forms- A Parody Cheema, Balveen Light Poetry Literary, allusion, humor, hyperbole, imagery,