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

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Short Poems
Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative


Poem by Christi Kopp | Details | |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong


Poem by Mike Frampton | Details | |

An Honorable Response to a Successful Martyr

I am coming with you.


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

haiku 30 Spring's warmth

Erased for publishing


Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details | |

no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight


Poem by Barbara Gorelick | Details | |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share


Poem by Lisa Lavers | Details | |

Want

I want you want what?


Poem by Troy Jeremy Nelson | Details | |

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

its all for you right


Poem by clay robbins | Details | |

A C

A


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Love

Maybe
And mansions


Poem by Mark Pringle | Details | |

Mirrors

I don't like mirrors.


Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow

If found

in pound!


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-ELOCUTION LESSONS

oh gosh


how posh


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-STILL LIFE

tableau

stage show


Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

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

Debt Paid
  Me Saved


Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Protectors

Caring
Over 
People


Poem by Paul Stacey | Details | |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss
Dismissed


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Be

Always 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 Seymore Butts | Details | |

IT FEELS GOOD

UpdabumUpdabumUpdabum


Poem by Cindy Cayton | Details | |

Some say they can climb a mountain, some say they will swim an ocean

It can never be done.


Poem by Sean Kelly | Details | |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .


Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick


Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details | |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near


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