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sick silence
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Short Poems | Examples of Short Poetry

Short poems say what need to be said in a few words. Sometimes it is hard to find the words you want, however, short poems have a few well-chosen words that quickly get to the point. Poetry can be brief and have the impact of embellished writes. Sometimes what you need to say can be very concise and refined, and still have great impact on readers. Short poems often show that time and energy were put into every word.

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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details | |



Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

Poem by Katherine Stella | Details | |

Haiku Footle


I Do

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

A long way


Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Be for all

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Jesse Jones | Details | |

Untitled #187 / A whim

A whim produces this!

Copyright © Jesse Jones | Year Posted 2007

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


beyond my

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Sean Kelly | Details | |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Donna Golden | Details | |



The junk

Copyright © Donna Golden | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Gerard Keogh Jr. | Details | |

Rejected In Love.

Love welt.

Copyright © Gerard Keogh Jr. | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-IN THE MALL


too small

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

Marriage (footle)

Love ring

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by john tanaskow | Details | |

if you are what you do

then christ it a tree

Copyright © john tanaskow | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Lisa Lavers | Details | |


I want you want what?

Copyright © Lisa Lavers | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

Wild Animals (Footle)

They pray
For prey

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

The Gulf oil spill (Footle)

The spills
Of ills

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |


To make
They break

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by James Peranteau | Details | |



Copyright © James Peranteau | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Boy oh boy

Want more?

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013


no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2015

Poem by Rhoda Monihan | Details | |

Feeling Contemplative

It’s time to rhyme.

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen | Details | |


A liar like a wire!

Copyright © Muhammad Safa Thajudeen | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


oh gosh

how posh

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |



stage show

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?


Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009