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

List of Classic Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
We Dig Diana Rigg Johannes, Edward Clerihew classic, celebrity, hero, inspirational, woman,
STUPID LOVE Khanyelei, Charity ABC classic, heartbreak, pain,
Kick Ass Lass Johannes, Edward Clerihew classic, celebrity, character,
Premium Member Poem Beloved Face, Translation of Bharathiyar's poem Asai Mugam by T Wignesan Wignesan, T Dramatic monologue classic, religion, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem Treasure In The Chest mcdaid, liam Choka classic, angel, beautiful, beauty, emotions,
Tearjerker bartholomew, cortney Light Poetry classic, character, sad,
I COULD, I WOULD Ngoma, Thabang Lyric classic, angel, love,
Empyreal Heart and Soul White, Harley Ekphrasis classic, allusion, heart, inspiration, love,
FRIENDS OR FRENZIES Larson, Paula Monorhyme classic, brother, friendship,
The Dark Destroyer Hay, Laura I do not know? classic, blue,
The Concert Labadie-Reilly, Liz Couplet classic, art, music,
Premium Member Poem The Beauty of Charkha the Spinning Wheel 1 Kapoor, Ravindra K Free verse classic, dedication,
A Word To The Poets Mukama , ThomasBron Personification classic, poets,
Free Verse by Robert Graves Morris, Dakota Free verse classic, feelings,
Lonely clone in a test tube Ngoma, Thabang Rhyme classic, how i feel, science
Stadium Seating Wyler, Elizabeth Free verse classic, bereavement, graduation,
Premium Member Poem STREISAND Enriquez, Leon Sonnet classic, blessing,
Premium Member Poem Ride of a Lifetime Davies, Ivor Rhyme classic, fun, girlfriend, love, passion,
Read Over Again Horn, James Couplet classic, funny, humorous, silly,
Story of My Dad Strauss, Lei Narrative classic, father,
Stadium Seating Wyler, Elizabeth Free verse classic, bereavement, graduation, heaven, religious,
Premium Member Poem WARBURTONS BREAD - FEATURING SYLVESTER STALLONE - PART TWO Ashton, Darryl Light Poetry classic, humorous,
Premium Member Poem CLASSIC NIGHT HUMS onclaud, nette Senryu classic, music, peace,
Involving Classic Visitors Halling, Carl Free verse classic, dream, film, pain, sleep,
Premium Member Poem Daydream hunjeri, njeri Sonnet classic, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem Grandma the Firefighter Halliday, Mark J. I do not know? classic, bio, fire, grandmother, hero,
SULLY AND MEENIE CHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI Limerick classic, fun,
Premium Member Poem only the loney A-Z need apply Collins, Dave Free verse classic, allusion, angst, change, dream,
Premium Member Poem Never Remorseful, The Six-Legged Foe Clemons, Jiril Free verse classic, analogy, love hurts, memory,
Never Should Quit Horn, James Couplet classic, poems,
Premium Member Poem I Love Car Shows Stoner Jr, Robert Rhyme classic, car, fun, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Brain Surgery Wulf, John Limerick classic, nonsense,
Our Love Song Strauss, Lei Lyric classic, funny love,
Premium Member Poem The 50's Sergi, Ralph Rhyme classic, remember,
Hush the Stars Breidenthal, Laura Free verse classic, appreciation, beauty, dedication, happiness,
three free hot dogs senryu King, Marty Senryu classic, food, memory, remember,
Doctor Who Fan johnson, randy Rhyme classic, film, science fiction,
The Pegasus' derby Ngoma, Thabang Free verse classic, horse, imagination, inspirational,
Level One Giacobbe, Brandon Couplet classic, fantasy, funny, games, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Burger Baumgarn, Brian Rhyme classic, cheer up, food, humorous,
Premium Member Poem When It Snows Larivee, Kathy Free verse classic, snow,
Premium Member Poem A Poet's Heaven Dietrich, Andrea Dizain classic, heaven, poets,
Classy lady TRAVIS, ANDREA Dramatic monologue classic, parents,
Premium Member Poem SOUVENIR Enriquez, Leon Rhyme classic, blessing,
Premium Member Poem Your Smile Sends Me Yvonne, Maurice Ekphrasis classic, art,
Do You Realize Hunter, Precious Free verse classic, adventure, courage, cute love,
Nowhere is better than here Baez, Sebastian Aaron Rhyme classic, art, nonsense,
An Ode to Amaro Poteet, Reason A. Ode classic, blessing, grandfather, mentor, work,
Premium Member Poem CHOCOLATE Enriquez, Leon Couplet classic, blessing,
Premium Member Poem The City That Care Forgot Ryerson, Tim Choka classic, city, music,