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PoetrySoup has many types of short poems including: short rhyming poems, love poems, and funny poems. Read and search short poems by form.

A poem can be short and have the inpact of one that is embellished. Sometimes what you need to say can be very short and refined and still show that you put the time and energy into every word. Remember, in a short poem, no words should loiter extraneously.

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Poem by Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details | |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
 
you're done


Poem by Jim David | Details | |

The Gulf

They take
We rake!


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

haiku 30 Spring's warmth

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Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Time line

all mine


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-STILL LIFE

tableau

stage show


Poem by Katherine Stella | Details | |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do




Poem by Christi Kopp | Details | |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

A footle Footle

a verse

so terse


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 005 a lone woodpecker Haiku oo6 about a Fly

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 009 Still waters

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 13 Beneath a hunter's moon

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Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 14 Swan lake

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Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Be

Always you
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Know what I want

Would you?
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Etc

Yours
Know
Love
Lord


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Yersey

Pennsylvania 

Moan


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy


Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

The Last Supper (footle)

Bread wine
  Sublime


Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance


Poem by Doris Culverhouse | Details | |

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
God with us


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

A long way

Arrive
You
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Not an average person

Never 
You
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

My mind

Up for you
Love
Lord


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Don't ignore your gut feelings

Never
Know
Love
Lord


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

She chose chocolate

Over and over again


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