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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 Jesse Jones | Details | |

Untitled #187 / A whim

A whim produces this!

Copyright © Jesse Jones | Year Posted 2007

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details | |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details | |

The Last Supper (footle)

Bread wine

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Barbara Gorelick | Details | |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details | |

Why Bother?


Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details | |


Much fear
Ghost near

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Tirzah Conway | Details | |

Lucky White Star (FOOTLE)

My Horse

Of Course

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Love you 

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

You know all before all know

You do

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Just it

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2014


no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2015

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details | |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Sean Kelly | Details | |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | 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 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 Toquyen Harrell | Details | |


Always you

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

Just watch Me


Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Paul Stacey | Details | |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss

Copyright © Paul Stacey | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details | |

My order

Get a life

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Rhoda Monihan | Details | |

Disability II

I can’t 
You cunt.

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


kick feet

off beat

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details | |


dress down

no gown

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

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