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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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Short Poems
Poem by Mark Pringle | Details | |

Mirrors

I don't like mirrors.


Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details | |

Shallownaturexistence

shallownaturexistence


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 Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative


Poem by Paul Stacey | Details | |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss
Dismissed


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 005 a lone woodpecker Haiku oo6 about a Fly

Erased for publishing


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 13 Beneath a hunter's moon

Erased for publishing


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 14 Swan lake

Erased for publishing


Poem by Charmaine Chircop | Details | |

Haiku 009 Still waters

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Poem by Star Light | Details | |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...


Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

I AM

I will 
Love, l AM


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 | |

Time is of the essence

Don’t wait
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 Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Nothing passes by Me

I know all
Love
Lord


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 Brian Strand | Details | |

A footle Footle

a verse

so terse


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Because she wanted

To do the right thing


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

ps MONTY'S PYTHON

As
sick as
a parrot


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART

ideas
beyond my
ken


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