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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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Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-CHARLESTON

kick feet

off beat


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-LIFE CLASS

dress down

no gown


Poem by john tanaskow | Details | |

if you are what you do

then christ it a tree


Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details | |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near


Poem by Paul Stacey | Details | |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss
Dismissed


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Love

Maybe
And mansions


Poem by Merle Manu | Details | |

Christmas

Comes once every year


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy


Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |

footle-ELOCUTION LESSONS

oh gosh


how posh


Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative


Poem by Mike Frampton | Details | |

An Honorable Response to a Successful Martyr

I am coming with you.


Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details | |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance


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 | |

Not an average person

Never 
You
Love
Lord


Poem by Judy Konos | Details | |

Where Are The Cigars

Mike Brown
Shot down


Poem by Jesse Jones | Details | |

Untitled #187 / A whim

A whim produces this!


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 Jim David | Details | |

The Gulf

They take
We rake!


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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