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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
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character cheer up
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computer confidence
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daffodils dance
dark daughter
day death
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dedication deep
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earth earth day
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engagement england
environment epic
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father son fathers day
fear february
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for her for him
for kids forgiveness
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girl girlfriend
giving god
golf good friday
good morning good night
goodbye gospel
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grandmother grandparents
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guitar hair
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happy happy birthday
hate health
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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
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husband hyperbole
i am i love you
i miss you identity
image imagery
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independence day innocence
insect inspiration
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internet introspection
ireland irony
islamic january
jealousy jesus
jewish jobs
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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
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
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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 Brian Strand | Details | |


one try

wise guy

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details | |


Much fear
Ghost near

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |



Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Doris Culverhouse | Details | |


God with us

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

My home


Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Nothing you cannot do

Try Me

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 Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details | |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
you're done

Copyright © Maryam Jameela Haniff | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

How Do You Plead (Guilty or not Guilty) (footle)

Debt Paid
  Me Saved

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Mike Frampton | Details | |

An Honorable Response to a Successful Martyr

I am coming with you.

Copyright © Mike Frampton | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Not an average person


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 H Cane | Details | |

night moods

night melody
for two

Copyright © H Cane | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details | |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Mark Pringle | Details | |


I don't like mirrors.

Copyright © Mark Pringle | Year Posted 2005

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


sick as
a parrot

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2008

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 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 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