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Classic Poems | Examples of Classic Poetry

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 these types of poems.

List of Classic Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Monumental rock vocal of rock and roll Raynes, Lewis Quatrain classic, music, power,
Heartbreak Depression Banks, Russell Free verse classic, depression, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM Ashton, Darryl Dramatic Verse classic, horror,
Premium Member Poem Love of Wisdom: Philosophy Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry classic, beauty, earth, environment, health,
a big helping of kettle corn King, Marty Free verse classic, beautiful, day,
Premium Member Poem Farewell Finale Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry classic, age, earth, goodbye, loss,
WINGS OF SPRING Rodrigues, Kim Couplet classic, butterfly, color, spring,
Water roars from lions Jaws Feeling, True Sonnet classic, animal, art, beauty, poetry,
The Poetic Mastermind of these times Mac, Quincy Free verse classic, allegory, art, future, rap,
'UNTITLED' MIDNIGHT MOTHER'S DAY THOUGHT King, Marty Free verse classic, mothers day,
Premium Member Poem Poetry Pages Loo, Laura Sijo classic, childhood, emotions, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Poetry Patience Haight, Sandra Sijo classic, addiction, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Poetry politics One, Silent Sijo classic, irony, political,
Not sure Baez, Sebastian Aaron Rhyme classic, art, word play,
Premium Member Poem Jewels From The Past-The Japanese Tanka Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse classic, america, beautiful, history, home,
Too Young and Naive Banks, Russell Free verse classic, women,
Winter in Chennai Daniel, Jo Personification classic, light, moon, seasons, stars,
Premium Member Poem HOW TO BE A GOOD SOUP POET---SATIRE MacMillan, Cyndi Prose classic, satire, writing,
Premium Member Poem Southern Plantations-The Japanese Tanka Style Petersen Potter, Dorian Free verse classic, america, beautiful, history, home,
Premium Member Poem MY LADY Enriquez, Leon Couplet classic, blessing,
Ceasar Salad sheffer, dennis Free verse classic, allegory, culture, earth, emotions,
Premium Member Poem That Was a Human Hicks, Timothy Dramatic monologue classic, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption,
Princess And Train Chalise, Deepak Blank verse classic, cheer up, culture, emotions,
8ryan's Club Life - Part 2 De Poet, Bryan Personification classic, birth, birthday,
Premium Member Poem ELEMENTS part 2: WIND Promise, Rainbow Alliteration classic, baseball, culture, emotions, games,
Before midnight Chalise, Deepak Blank verse classic, city, culture, dad, god,
have the natural tendency of a benign dictator Lennim, James Free verse classic, crazy,
Tears For The Youth Cries, Street Lyric classic, addiction, children, culture, deep,
Premium Member Poem Element Wind Hicks, Timothy Alliteration classic, adventure, allusion, bereavement, change,
Premium Member Poem Cream Cheese Carrot Cake Negron, Nayda Ivette Epulaeryu classic, food,
Premium Member Poem Dreamy Cadillacs---COLOURFICATION Ashe, Walter T. Free verse classic, car, dream, imagery, passion,
The tyrant Rising faherty, dennis Free verse classic, abuse,
Dazzling Heart Deb, Nilima Free verse classic, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Lynn's fear Crisci, Andrew Rhyme classic, animal, books, fear, fruit,
Premium Member Poem Springtime Petersen Potter, Dorian Diamante classic, beautiful, beauty, green, sun,
My Lovely Loves McConnell, Gordon Rhyme classic, happiness, life, love,
Premium Member Poem The Climb Poet, Naive Prose classic, allegory, allusion,
classic Cane, H Verse classic, beautiful,
Premium Member Poem Grace Harbour Du Temple, Wallace Blank verse classic, adventure, beauty, boat, environment,
Premium Member Poem Spectacular Spring Haight, Sandra Acrostic classic, beautiful, spring,
Faded in XOxo oxOX Fadin' Out Earnings, J. W. Lyric classic, deep,
Premium Member Poem MATRIX Enriquez, Leon Couplet classic, allegory,
Level Crossing Philibert, Leslie Blank verse classic, truth,
Premium Member Poem HAIKU ZEST Enriquez, Leon Haiku classic, change,
Premium Member Poem RED ROSE RULES - anacreontic verse Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Lyric classic, feelings, love, relationship, romance,
amplified thankfulness King, Marty Free verse classic, beautiful, blessing, thanksgiving, uplifting,
Unforgettable May, Joseph Acrostic classic, tribute,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent - 62 Wignesan, T Villanelle classic, nature, new year, violence,
Creed williams, miguel Narrative classic, anxiety, creation, culture, growing
Lost And Found CHUAN SENG, KENG Narrative classic, adventure, destiny, forgiveness, imagination,