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Metaphor Poems. Below are examples of metaphor poems. This list of poems about metaphor is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of metaphor poems or list of metaphor poetry. These examples illustrate what metaphor poems looks like and its form. There is also a link (below) to the definition where you can discuss metaphor poems.

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List of Metaphor Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
THE METAMORPHOSIS OF SPRING Haight, Sandra Rhymebirth,metaphor,seasons,sp
THE SCORPION KING-PART TWO Rix, Gwendolen Free versebetrayal,christian,metaph
THE SCORPION KING-PART ONE Rix, Gwendolen Free versebetrayal,christian,death,
Leopard's In-Law Omutu, Dennis Rhymebridal shower,husband,iro
LOST IN THE MIST Beck, Sidney Free verseimagery,metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Back up for black weather Wouterse, Elly Haikumetaphor,
FRUITS OF WAR - PORTMANTEAUS Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Dodoitsuangst,imagery,metaphor,sa
Premium Member Poem Letters I Never Sent Ngomane, Raymond Bioleadership,life,metaphor,
Through the Mist lawless, John Ottava rimametaphor,
Old Bones Kiser, M. L. Ninettemetaphor,poems,poetry,
THE BIRTH Haight, Sandra Haikucheer up,encouraging,futu
OLD LEAVES lawless, John Iambic Pentametermetaphor,
Carry on Our Marry Way Boskovski, Chris Rhymedeep,love,metaphor,
A Real Poem Boskovski, Chris Rhymedeep,life,loneliness,love
Hot Water Music Boskovski, Chris Free verselonely,lost love,metaphor
Premium Member Poem MY MY GIRL Man, Lyric Lyricmetaphor,muse,music,myste
Where Frozen Embers Still Burn Kimathi, Teddy Rhymeart,god,identity,imagery,
BUTTERFLY - FIREFLY Haight, Sandra Blank versedark,death,life,light,met
She Haunts dolph, ronnie Free versemetaphor,moving on,poetry
Tired Metcalf, Cassidy Diminished Hexaverseallusion,anger,betrayal,m
Whispers in the Wind M. Snow, Adam Free verselove,metaphor,music,poetr
Set Your Sails High Merrill, Mel Quatrainmetaphor,
In That Lonely Hour Merrill, Mel Quatrainmetaphor,
Finding God Bond, Kim Rhymebible,christian,faith,god
Old Shoes Record The Road Of Life Kiser, M. L. Proseclothes,life,metaphor,phi
Premium Member Poem Wishing and hoping and praying Wouterse, Elly Senryumetaphor,
SUNFLOWER Beck, Sidney Imagismflower,metaphor,
Say Word Asikari, Cairo Rhymeblack african american,hi
The Motion Asikari, Cairo Rhymeblack african american,me
The path Brown, David Versechange,courage,metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Precious Shell Puddifoot, Charlotte Free versebaby,metaphor,sea,
Leaf mohn, david Than-Baukmetaphor,
The Peach Divine Harris, Steve Free versedesire,metaphor,sensual,
Three AM lawless, John Free versemetaphor,mother,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Leaves Deschler, Kelly Elegyautumn,death,friend,metap
SEE-SAWS Haight, Sandra Sonnetinspiration,metaphor,phil
MOM OF GAZA OR A BANNED SONNET MUKHERJEE, PRITHWISH Sonnetbaby,betrayal,conflict,de
And She Wept Oh So Gently Upon My Shoulder Blazic, Tadej Alexandrineallegory,assonance,imager
Life's Game Smith, Tim Rhymelife,metaphor,wisdom,
Life Is But A Show Faries, M.P. Blank verseanalogy,change,death,life
Dating a Black Girl Mister ROBOTO, JSLambert Lyricgirl,hurt,lost love,metap
Premium Member Poem Flightless bird Wouterse, Elly Haikumetaphor,nature,
self rivalry dolph, ronnie Rhymeallusion,conflict,metapho
CLOSE YOUR EYES chun, kristy Free versechange,courage,emotions,f
Diminished Hexaverse - My Pen Keim, Robert Diminished Hexaverseanalogy,metaphor,poetry,w
My Heartstrings Alpha, Imani Prosebetrayal,break up,depress
haiku Jasti, Ramakrishna Chowdary Haikumetaphor,
Premium Member Poem Three little trees Wouterse, Elly Haikumetaphor,miracle,nature,
Road Construction On A Broken Heart davis, robin Rhymelove,love hurts,metaphor,
Passages Dictates, Fate Light Poetryemotions,life,metaphor,po
A Realistic Analysis Schaeffer, Don Free versedeath,metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Cadogan Place Kolding, Jorn Blank verseallegory,allusion,art,lif
all seeing blind eye sibiya, siza Prosecity,community,introspect
Buried in Wait Trichet, Mark Haikumetaphor,
The Cruel Raven Ryan, Megan Free verseanger,change,dark,emotion
Unshelved Holliday, Jay Alliterationmetaphor,
Premium Member Poem When the rain comes down Wouterse, Elly Sonnetblessing,metaphor,natural
Her Name was Chamomile O.J. Hunt, Keith Free versehumor,metaphor,romantic,
Premium Member Poem Nearby Manassian, Eileen Free verselove,metaphor,water,
Premium Member Poem I gather many good memories RINALDI, RUDOLPH Free verselife,metaphor,travel,
The Scent of Water de la luna, hija Coupletmetaphor,peace,prayer,sen
Death and Danger Lee, Graham Rhymedeath,metaphor,philosophy
Premium Member Poem If The Poem Fits Let Them Wear IT Acquah, Vicki Versehappy,inspirational,metap
Quickly Moving Slowly Baxter, Warner Rhymeangst,culture,desire,grow
Premium Member Poem Weatherglass Wouterse, Elly Dodoitsumetaphor,
Premium Member Poem Sparrow s heaven Wouterse, Elly Dodoitsuheaven,metaphor,nature,
Premium Member Poem a power struggle Walker , Verlena S. Verselife,marathi,metaphor,phi
Midnite Rendevous O.J. Hunt, Keith Rhymelove,metaphor,romance,
Like The Stars In The Sky Faries, M.P. I do not know?appreciation,best friend,
Arizona Spring Baxter, Warner Rhymeflower,metaphor,nature,ro
The Afternoon Schaeffer, Don Free verseallusion,change,metaphor,
Bazooka Joe is Gum - 1000 ways to die Baxter, Warner Shapeconflict,courage,death,me
Sunsets in my mind Baxter, Warner Rhymedream,metaphor,sleep,sun,
Mind Mapping Dictates, Fate Prose Poetryintrospection,memory,meta
The Tapestry of your Mind Dictates, Fate Prose Poetryallah,metaphor,symbolism,
box of holes name, loser Than-Baukmetaphor,
Premium Member Poem John or Jane Do with a long toe Wouterse, Elly Free versefun,humor,humorous,metaph
Premium Member Poem Flower power Wouterse, Elly Dodoitsumetaphor,
Jewel Poetry, Princess Rhymebeauty,metaphor,
A tear, a lonely tear Camilo, João I do not know?love,metaphor,
my shell NASIR, HINA Prose Poetryallusion,image,imaginatio
When The Gun Bangs Pickens , Jesse Free verseanalogy,anger,emotions,eu
Premium Member Poem My stars Wouterse, Elly Versemetaphor,
Heat Smith, Tim Coupletfor her,metaphor,
SOMBRE SWANS van Breda, Kim Free verselife,metaphor,nature,
Morning Breaks lawless, John Acrosticmetaphor,
The Abyss Kiser, M. L. Prosemetaphor,
Premium Member Poem Contest of My Dreams A Metaphor Parker, Frederic Versemetaphor,
Patient X Jane, Emma Coupletbreak up,childhood,emotio
DUSK van Breda, Kim Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)metaphor,symbolism,word p
COMFORTS van Breda, Kim Dramatic monologuemetaphor,satire,
Folie a Deux Jane, Emma Quatrainart,fantasy,imagery,love,
To Eden Part I O.J. Hunt, Keith Free versebeauty,epic,god,metaphor,
Seventeen Seventy-Seven: A Pondering Of Sorts Street, Jeremy I do not know?analogy,love,metaphor,
Fall Thomas, Robyn Tankaautumn,metaphor,night,sea
HAMBURGER HAPPINESS van Breda, Kim Dramatic monologuehow i feel,life,metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Dreamworld Wouterse, Elly Sonnetmemory,metaphor,
Splat Smith, Tim Coupletdeath,metaphor,
Oubliette Jane, Emma Coupletbreak up,deep,emotions,he
In The Mind Of A Genius Pickens , Jesse Free verseanalogy,cool,metaphor,pow