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Short Character Poems. These are the most popular short poems on or about Character by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for Character short poems by poem length and keyword.

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Short Character poem by Robert A. Dufresne| Details |


Chinese cookie reads,
Character is destiny.
Bold epigram.

Short Character poem by GOODNESS LANRE| Details |


What is then beauty?
Character-wise, much repel
Full of B.U.T.

Short Character poem by Raul Moreno| Details |

Winter's Embrace

Devastating trees,
Emotionless character:
Lackluster landscape.

Short Character poem by Sander Wolff| Details |

Character Limit - Senryu

So many things in 
my heart that need expression.
Character limit.

Short Character poem by RUDOLPH RINALDI| Details |

dying to see how it ends

I am here now
a main character
in a comedy
dying to see 
how it ends

Short Character poem by Ray Dillard| Details |


Who is this person?
Wrinkled face and piercing eye
Show me character.

Short Character poem by Adam Hapworth| Details |

No Contest, Contest

Gaps in character  
Miles of despair, challanges
Grow strong as Dams

Short Character poem by Raul Moreno| Details |

Morning Sessions

Green moss moist on trees,
Vines glisten with character;
Canopy in mist.

Short Character poem by Stephen Parker| Details |

Beneath the Wedding Veil

love's rendered shroud shrinks
remodeled character lurks
cover girl touch up

Short Character poem by Donald J Bennett| Details |

Money talks

Affluence alone does not character build
Money alone will not fill that void

Short Character poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |

Fake It till you can make it

Practice, practice and practice to make perfect, any desired skill.
Works with character traits also

Short Character poem by Annalise Brigham | Details |

All Things To All

being all things to all a fruitless, worthless pursuit being kind, unique good character builds

Short Character poem by Ediruma Edward Eric| Details |



Peaceful minds
Humble my pride
Intelligent ideas
Organized with logic
Noble out my character
Attractive in Paris

Short Character poem by Francine Roberts| Details |

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis the actor

Always plays a character

Who makes the world less dangerous

In an average of two hours or less.

Short Character poem by vince gullaci| Details |

To A Loving Face

A leering character
in a bad cartoon
strikes a pose
for forgiveness
a frantic change of pace
to hide the fires
from his face.

Short Character poem by William Ward| Details |

The Character of the Poet

Sycophantic semantic woe, 
Feigning luck; comatose…

Effigy; parochial intent; 
Par for course; 
Yield, relent…


Short Character poem by C. L. Thornton| Details |

For the Record 2

In Benjamin Britten's opera
"A Midsummer's Night Dream,"
a character wakes up kissing an ass –
surely this is art imitating life!

Short Character poem by Amanda Sullivan| Details |


Ornery orange,
Range of shades,
Antagonistic character,
Greedy and garish,
Ever so bright, flashy and in some cases brassy.

Short Character poem by Brian Strand| Details |


we come in-
nutured by love
character flowers from
yet unique-
joined together
as one,fellowship
we seek.

Short Character poem by Asif Andalib| Details |

Character and habit

Habits can be changed
But characters can’t be changed
So make good habits!

God would make His character
Much more better if He could!

Short Character poem by Jawaan Gibbs| Details |



This short poem fits my whole 
character so I felt like putting this 
on here just for a laugh.

Short Character poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |

Lavern Lavender

Never got to school
Words jumped off the pages
Chased his skinny tail right back home
Too scared to try and open a book again.

Fantasy character.

Short Character poem by Dr.Hemant Vinze| Details |


A candle flame fluttered and vanished
For, it wished not to be tarnished.
Said, "Ye monk, in mind your deeds black,
Character is what a man does dark!"

Short Character poem by Dora Stefanides| Details |


Generous, never stops giving
Energetic, never stops helping
Really loves her kids
Really lovable character
Is a dear, loving sister and I love her too.

Short Character poem by Vennie Burns| Details |

Ever Change

Glass looking 
Mirror shots
Happy times 
Post mark
Expensing just character
Improvements pattern cast
Dividing superficial power
Melting pot requirement

Short Character poem by olusegun Arowolo| Details |


I love reading books
It makes you knowledgeable
even though you are  naive
You can still improve
on your thought and character
to bring the best out of life.

Short Character poem by Andrew Crisci| Details |


Being compellingly formidable..
requires a character more invicible!

Entered in Brian Strand's Motto ( Monoku ) contest

Copyright 2009 by Andrew Crisci

Short Character poem by Danielle Moreno| Details |


Dazzling in person,
Awesome in sports,
Nice in character,
Important in many ways,
Entertaining the crowd,
Loving to people,
Loving to pets,
Expert in cheering.

Short Character poem by Jacqueline R. Mendoza| Details |

Unique Character

You identify your unique character of You
Form a defined product that you show the world
Commit to maximize it
Embrace and love it
That is a horse you're going to ride

Short Character poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |

Size of Disrespect

Haphazardly positioned across
antique wood old as the country
Paid in freedom, liberty redeems
Size matters depth of character
Seen in your sole....

Not a typo!!

Short Character poem by Rick Parise| Details |


Relaxed in a style of character
notably fitting my contentment to agree
such a elegant adventure of happiness
quite intricate this pleasure of belief.........

Short Character poem by Tom Valles| Details |

Office Matters

Power and politics oh what a blend!
The things to buy with a wink and a friend.
We hope the heart is noble;
The impact could be global.
Character really matters in the end.

Short Character poem by Brian Strand| Details |


Assertive,yet not aggressive
Bellicose or bold;
Dynamic yet not dogmatic
Our character unfolds;
Emphatic and energetic
Enterprisingly keen,
And so happy to be seen.

Short Character poem by Effie Blake| Details |

E. Coli Outbreak

cartoon character's 
favorite veggie is off
the market.  oh drat!

--  This is for all of us who like spinach and can't eat it until the E. Coli
outbreak has been fixed.

Short Character poem by Deborah Finneran| Details |

Self Discovery

Every outside element
Each one holds inside
Whether fiery hot
Icy cold snow
We must learn to temperate
For in this self discovery
Our true character will thus show

Short Character poem by linda smith| Details |


Colorful character.
Heartfelt love.
Ardorous journeyer.
Rebellious lover.
Langorous smirks.
Offspring of a wanton.
Tranquil voice.
Tongue lasher of the Tribadism.
Eager learner.

Short Character poem by Kyle Carlson| Details |


You're just a badly drawn character
Made of pencil led and paper 
I could crumple you 
Toss you in the trash bin
But I color you in
I give you some skin
And now I've got a friend

Short Character poem by Stephen Long| Details |


To the obscuring daylight,
That buries the stars;
Devalues the character of the moon;
And most of all,
Blinds my eyes,
To the essence of your candlelight beauty.
Drat, I say.

Short Character poem by Diana-Marie Bombardieri| Details |

rainbow bright

hues of vibrancy
parade under the sunbeam
ornament the blue

poised with confidence
smiles down but never loiters
full of character

May 16, 2012
Contest: Haiku weekend sponsered by Carol Brown

Short Character poem by Glenn McCrary| Details |

Holographic Dancer


Beams dazzle

Illustrations shape

A character speaks


Quakes of fear occur

Lullabies eject

From her lips

As she pirouettes

Such color spectrums


To mold a queen

Short Character poem by Wesley Evans| Details |


By example
From the front
From below

Short Character poem by Carrie Richards| Details |

Atticus Finch


("To Kill A Mockingbird")

Short Character poem by Justin Debrosse| Details |

The tap dancing Eye

Wandering we make our stay
Eventually relishing 
Each moment at the drop
Rains falls complete

The perspective suddenly shifts
That same I runs amiss
Peformer never seen
As each character jumps through a dream

Short Character poem by bl devnath| Details |


                                                  Mind is like a box
                                      What are kept that depicts through
                                                 Character reveals 

Short Character poem by Stanley Collymore| Details |


By Stanley Collymore

Ride the storm of challenge
And reap the whirlwind
Of success,
For the essence 
Of character building
Is knowing how to define
What’s best.

© Stanley V. Collymore
12 July 2001.

Short Character poem by Sena Slaughter| Details |


Life is full of trials and pain, yet with each one strength is gained. 
Character is not built from ease, but from hard things like death and disease.
This I've learned in my life, to have peace even in strife!

Short Character poem by Paul Curtis| Details |


The game of Golf is character building
In the view of certain people
Others are a little more grounded 
And would describe it as a perpetual
Series of unmitigated disasters
Punctuated by an occasional miracle

Short Character poem by CJ Johnson| Details |

Currency Change

Money gets switched up
Money lingers in idle state treasuries

Causing character flaws in bought elections
Causing citizens to occupy to a No Where

Money is a cause to an effect
Money affects a World to be had


Short Character poem by POET. UNDERTAKER| Details |

Secret Deal

Once there was a dame called Rose Mary”the charter”
“Man with a monkey face, elastic arm” her character
Iron man, He Man, Superman, 
Spider man, are great power men
Bloody patent this character, for trillion dollars sure! 

Short Character poem by Andrew Herrera| Details |

Life as a Tree

life as a tree
with wrinkled
trunks of
character and
prickly ends
of sap,
pulling and
pushing it
back to earth.
Life resists 
and  retracts
to what is
right which 
is Earth’s
natural light.

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