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Allegory Poems | Examples of Allegory Poetry

Allegory Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about allegories. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for allegory.
Birds are poets in flight, I fly ethereal write in poetry life...!...Read More
Categories: adventure, allegory, allusion, metaphor,
Form: Haiku

The sea wants me green, the sky wants me all azure, so gentle i blush...!...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, literature,
Form: Haiku
Inspire me Lord From within. Let the living waters Spring forth From the dam within my soul. Like a caged bird That has been set free, I shall soar to heights Previously unknown; Then will I praise thee...Read More
Categories: allegory,
Form: Free verse
I sympathize with feelings on the flight of my dreams... I visit my desires while exhaling love over hot liquids. I remove the splinters that burn me. My desires emerge. It chases away nightmares that...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, appreciation, confidence,
Form: Light Verse
What a beauty I felt at dawn... when touching your being With the gentle warmth of the sun... successive and deep dreams fantasies spread around of my being... She has the holy fire of heaven in the hair...fireworks dancing like wildcats loving like wild...Read More
Categories: adventure, allegory, allusion, beauty,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member ICYMI
ICYMI David J Walker I Tbh There seems to be a reason for it all The call for everything unexplained explained Icymi It was a game To await The fate Of one side Or the other Calling your...Read More
Categories: allegory,
Form: Rhyme
We all have losses of what we didn't do miss what We did not have, and what we won't be... only solace remains that we could have been and but we didn't have chance to be... we suffer with What we have now, with what we are now... we even suffer...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, appreciation, extended
Form: Free verse
The song is sung as before, The words are sung anew. It describes the passage of time once more, And how the song grew. Dual notes hit with harmony pure, Yet as opposite as we shall ever know. For a note...Read More
Categories: allegory, extended metaphor, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
The love was perfect crime ...Read More
Categories: allegory, analogy, happy, irony,
Form: Light Verse
Bedlam Blues
Cain killed Abel on a Monday night Abel didn’t get a chance to put up much of a fight Cain said, “am I my brother’s keeper?” God said, “yeah,” but Cain said, “nah” Adam just shook his...Read More
Categories: allegory, funny, murder, mythology,
Form: Political Verse
The Snitch and The Seeker
The qolden snitch is lost in the air A lost, that no one ever could bear The seekers are out on rides of Sauron They look furious and won't move-on A storm is certain, the clouds are howeing The...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OUBLIETTE
In time my senses came to terms With such medieval justice, And found the hole they cast me in Accustomed to my taste. I’d made myself a tidy home, Proclaimed myself Augustus. Content within my realm of stone,...Read More
Categories: allegory, betrayal, endurance, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Perambulate
The Perambulate David J Walker (Bach Cello Suite N1 in G Mischa Maisky) What part of me Was lost or Never was I see Refracted reflections In a turbid sky I feel the Dryness Of a desert Cracked in brown...Read More
Categories: allegory, life,
Form: Free verse
Soledad is a fruit that doesn't rot... ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, analogy, extended
Form: Light Verse
My City Calls Me
I was there so recently though Thought my business has finished And I bid my farewell Everyone was quite happy and well But I hear a whisper of my name She calls me by my nick name With her naughty taunting...Read More
Categories: absence, addiction, allegory, care,
Form: Blank verse

Specific Types of Allegory Poems

Definition | What is Allegory in Poetry?