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abortion absence
abuse addiction
adventure africa
age allah
allegory allusion
america analogy
angel anger
angst animal
anniversary anti bullying
anxiety appreciation
april arabic
art assonance
aubade august
autumn baby
bangla baptism
baseball basketball
beach beautiful
beauty bereavement
best friend betrayal
bible bio
bird birth
birthday black african american
blessing blue
boat body
books boxing day
boy boyfriend
break up bridal shower
brother bullying
business butterfly
cancer candy
car care
career caregiving
cat celebration
celebrity change
chanukah character
cheer up chicago
child child abuse
childhood children
chocolate christian
christmas cinco de mayo
cinderella city
class clothes
color columbus day
community computer
confidence conflict
confusion cool
corruption courage
cousin cowboy
crazy creation
crush cry
culture cute love
dad daffodils
dance dark
daughter day
death death of a friend
december dedication
deep depression
desire destiny
devotion discrimination
divorce dog
dream drink
drug earth
earth day easter
education emo
emotions encouraging
endurance engagement
england environment
epic eulogy
eve evil
fairy faith
family fantasy
farewell farm
fashion father
father daughter father son
fathers day fear
february feelings
film fire
firework first love
fish fishing
flower flying
food football
for children for her
for him for kids
forgiveness freedom
french friend
friendship fruit
fun funeral
funny funny love
future games
garden gender
giggle girl
girlfriend giving
god golf
good friday good morning
good night goodbye
gospel gothic
graduate graduation
grandchild granddaughter
grandfather grandmother
grandparents grandson
grave green
grief growing up
growth guitar
hair halloween
happiness happy
happy birthday hate
health heart
heartbreak heartbroken
heaven hello
hero high school
hilarious hindi
hip hop history
hockey holiday
holocaust home
homework hope
horror horse
house how i feel
howl humanity
humor humorous
hurt husband
hyperbole i am
i love you i miss you
identity image
imagery imagination
immigration independence day
innocence insect
inspiration inspirational
integrity international
internet introspection
ireland irony
islamic january
jealousy jesus
jewish jobs
journey joy
judgement july
june kid
kindergarten kiss
language leadership
leaving life
light little sister
london loneliness
lonely longing
loss lost
lost love love
love hurts lust
lyric magic
malayalam marathi
march marriage
math may
me meaningful
memorial day memory
men mental illness
mentor metaphor
middle school military
miracle mirror
miss you missing
missing you mom
money moon
morning mother
mother daughter mother son
mothers day motivation
mountains moving on
mum murder
muse music
my child my children
mystery myth
mythology name
native american natural disasters
nature new year
new years day new york
nice niece
night nonsense
nostalgia november
nursery rhyme obituary
ocean october
old onomatopoeia
pain paradise
parents paris
parody pashto
passion patriotic
peace people
perspective pets
philosophy places
planet poems
poetess poetry
poets political
pollution poverty
power prayer
prejudice preschool
presidents day pride
princess prison
proposal psychological
purple quinceanera
race racism
rain rainbow
rainforest rap
raven recovery from
red relationship
religion religious
remember remembrance day
repetition retirement
riddle rights
river romance
romantic rose
roses are red rude
sad sad love
satire scary
school science
science fiction sea
seasons self
senses sensual
september sexy
sick silence
silly silver
simile simple
sin sister
sky slam
slavery sleep
smart smile
snow soccer
social society
softball soldier
solitude sometimes
son song
sorrow sorry
soulmate sound
space spanish
spiritual spoken word
sports spring
star stars
storm strength
stress student
success suicide
summer sun
sunset sunshine
surreal sweet
symbolism sympathy
tamil teacher
teachers day technology
teen teenage
thank you thanks
thanksgiving thanksgiving day
tiger time
today together
travel tree
tribute true love
trust truth
universe uplifting
urban urdu
usa vacation
valentines day vanity
veterans day violence
visionary vogon
voice volleyball
voyage war
water weather
wedding wife
wind wine
winter wisdom
woman women
word play words
work world
world war i world war ii
write writing
yellow youth

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.

PoetrySoup has many examples of short poems with 500 words or less including: rhyming, love, couplet, and short funny poems. Read and search many forms and categories of short poetry.

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Poem by Sean Kelly | Details | |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Paul Stacey | Details | |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss

Copyright © Paul Stacey | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Troy Jeremy Nelson | Details | |

heiroshima enemies in your homeless shelters making fun off the war torn

its all for you right

Copyright © Troy Jeremy Nelson | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Always you

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Time is of the essence

Don’t wait

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Nothing passes by Me

I know all

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


one try

wise guy

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Lisa Lavers | Details | |


I want you want what?

Copyright © Lisa Lavers | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

A footle Footle

a verse

so terse

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2011

Poem by clay robbins | Details | |



Copyright © clay robbins | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Star Light | Details | |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Judy Konos | Details | |


Let's Go
Life's Slow

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | 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 Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Be for all

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

You know all before all know

You do

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by H Cane | Details | |

night moods

night melody
for two

Copyright © H Cane | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Kim Difford | Details | |

A Mother's Love

Never ending.........

Copyright © Kim Difford | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


beyond my

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


dress down

no gown

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details | |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
you're done

Copyright © Maryam Jameela Haniff | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Katherine Stella | Details | |

Haiku Footle


I Do

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?


Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

Wild Animals (Footle)

They pray
For prey

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010