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Canon Poems | Examples of Canon Poetry

Canon Poems. Below are examples of canon poems. This list of poetry about CANON is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of canon poems or a list of canon poetry. These examples show what canon poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of canon and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Poems about Life marry, liza Elegaic Lyric Canon, angel, basketball, bio, cat,
Premium Member Poem Translation of Eric Mottram's TWENTYEIGHTH LEGAL by T Wignesan Wignesan, T Free verse Canon, america, creation, culture, film,
Keep Me Good Company Paruk Simjee, Faeeza Narrative Canon, best friend, destiny, environment,
Premium Member Poem Six Clerihews Rigoler, Maurice Light Poetry Canon, humor,
Premium Member Poem The Trip of my Life Dietrich, Andrea Haibun Canon, travel,
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Premium Member Poem Villanelle: No man can on his own escape written fate, for THIRU-VALLUVAR Wignesan, T Villanelle Canon, beauty, character, creation, epic,
Canon Vincent Marra, Tomas Free verse Canon, absence, angst, break up,
wound and scars Faith, Edoja Elegy Canon, anxiety,
Uncovered and Awakened Vattimo, Stephen J. Free verse Canon, beautiful, beauty, body, celebration,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle: Whose terse lines lie entangled in the colophon Wignesan, T Villanelle Canon, appreciation, bible, celebration, dedication,
The War of Jenkins' Ear Coy, Michael Quatrain Canon, history,
Premium Member Poem Lotsa Limericks--- Politicians Per Verse O'Leary, Terry Limerick Canon, humorous, political,
Veterans MZIYAKO, LWAZI Free verse Canon, appreciation, celebration, dedication, earth
I will sweep your flue Bee, Katherine Rhyme Canon, humorous, nonsense,
trumpet call 2 hide b4 armageddon harris, matthew I do not know? Canon, america, angst, bullying, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Unquotable quotes Writers - XXXVIII Wignesan, T Epigram Canon, creation, england, imagination, inspiration,
A Publishing Date Martins, Richard Free verse Canon, desire, writing,
A Rhapsody in D Minor: PART 2 Lovell, Will Dramatic monologue Canon, hurt, perspective, planet, war,
Why Can't I See God McConnell, Gordon Rhyme Canon, christian, god, spiritual,
Liberated in Truth McConnell, Gordon Rhyme Canon, bible, freedom, truth,
A ambiguous music of love Deb, Nilima Free verse Canon, destiny, emotions, life, love,
SPEECHLESS SPOKEN WORD ARTISTE ARTHUR, CHRISDAD KOJO Prose Poetry Canon, art, beauty, emotions, humor,
His Riches Claimed Behm, Kurt Philip Ballad Canon, destiny,
Underneath a Poet Idiong, Divine Friday Free verse Canon, crazy, poetess, poets, sexy,
Premium Member Poem IMPULSE Enriquez, Leon Quatrain Canon, allegory,
This Unreal City Anish, Matthew Ballad Canon, urban, writing,
America's Skies On The Fourth OF July Crisci, Andrew Free verse Canon, beauty, celebration, creation, culture,
How High The Walls We Build Capitano, Phil Rhyme Canon, allegory, butterfly, freedom, riddle,
I Set Aside My Faith Rudisill, David Quatrain Canon, christian, faith, jesus, science,
Premium Member Poem Abbreviations and Initials Mendoza, Jacqueline R. List Canon, christian, devotion, faith, god,
a real relationship Burroughs, Dakota Rhyme royal Canon, heartbreak, love hurts, teen,
Night Creature Tyler, Ryan Sonnet Canon, deep, fantasy, feelings, night,
Premium Member Poem Soul Stance River - 11 Bordner, Justin Epic Canon, adventure, epic,
Premium Member Poem Soul Stance River - 5 Bordner, Justin Epic Canon, history,
Lady of the Manor Reincarnated Yew, Jacqueline Free verse Canon, change, daughter, history, journey,
Browning's Soul Sky Parade barchettadrive, red Rhyme Canon, silly, simple,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle:Should not Masters be They who cut through lands Wignesan, T Villanelle Canon, anti bullying, character, courage,
Premium Member Poem Bharathidasan's Pulikku nAy enta mUlai, Translated by T Wignesan Wignesan, T Sonnet Canon, anti bullying, patriotic, political,
Premium Member Poem A SWAN SONG Walker , Verlena S. Bio Canon, image,
Premium Member Poem The Tourist Richards, Carrie Rhyme Canon, appreciation, feelings, introspection,
Premium Member Poem Originating From the Sun Makama, Funom Ode Canon, earth, education, environment, epic,
Premium Member Poem Firecrackers Dietrich, Andrea Acrostic Canon, america, patriotic,
food for all Anthony, Abed Lyric Canon, food,
Captain's Condition Schumacker, Earl Free verse Canon, abuse, adventure, boat, conflict,
Premium Member Poem The Old Testament Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Prose Poetry Canon, bible, christian, devotion, faith,
Tremors in Troy Ngoma, Thabang Rhyme Canon, emotions, epic, feelings,
A Pirate Drinking Song Cecil, Brian Light Poetry Canon, drink, for kids, hilarious,
grandpa's last wish Mbai, Kizito Free verse Canon, death, death of a
Words, vows and squawks Called, Yorn Free verse Canon, imagery,
Words Pracchia, Joshua Free verse Canon, america, bible, discrimination, religious,