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Allusion Poems | Examples of Allusion Poetry

Allusion Poems - Examples of all types of allusion poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for allusion.
Premium Member Ebony Abyss
Luna, rise high into the night sky, and ink its darkness with golden beams of reflected light. Light up the ebony abyss enveloping me....Read More
Categories: allusion, dark, feelings, image,
Form: Verse

Date: April 2051 The celebration ended. The room Empty all relatives was preparing For their final time in Hawaii. Dolly And Damian lay in bed conversing. Her hand was on his chest, "I love When the Hakim...Read More
Categories: africa, allusion, anger, beach,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hum-E-Verse
An impressive temple from times distant past, passed o'er mysteriously by its tales as we've weaved via a display of hieroglyphic labyrinths. Lab prints will be capable of dating the period The Id, who tends the crew, is...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, creation, poems,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Free
Uncaptured sympathies From the lost departed No turning back All plans are thwarted Revelations and tears Washed away with the rain Forgotten tragedies Unspoken in vain Here I am a castaway On a passengerless ship Thanks for the...Read More
Categories: allusion,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Market place of hallucination
In an endless night, time is my nemesis. In the realms of sleepwalking nightmares, where trumpets blow an eerie tune, I can see the Grim Reaper, perched upon my tomb. I search for the sandman in the domain of dreams. Where hope is...Read More
Categories: allusion, angst, fate,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member TIME TO BELIEVE
Kyrielle Sonnet Poetry, sponsored by Regina Mcintosh Nature's unmatched beauty on Earth Seeds faith in supreme power's worth One may convert blind in a day His love and blessings come our way In precision, the planets move As though in...Read More
Categories: allusion, beautiful, creation, faith,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member are diamonds really a girl's best friend
“Are diamond really a girl’s best friend?” Ruby’s are for your slippers In a date with a dash to dare Diamonds have their dangle If prince charming is the care Pearls and pigs are...Read More
Categories: allusion, confidence, meaningful, money,
Form: Rhyme
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Categories: allusion,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member The Night Sky
("The Night Sky", 2013, original oil) The Night Sky Ironic that finding our way In the deep pitch black of night Is truer than anything we can find by day. As the world spins on its axis The Pole Star remains The...Read More
Categories: allusion, heaven, poetry, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Looking back
Being stuck in the past Life passes so fast Days go by Seems to fly Sometimes I wonder where the days all went Was it time well spent When I am looking back The memories seem to attack When did this day become...Read More
Categories: allusion, august,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Schizophrenia: A Collaboration with Myself
When I was one and twenty a moral with a twist ... They say I am the key that will unlock the cell yet how can I get free for I'm wrapped so well Don't wrap me or cell me just give...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member CREATED PURPOSE -
What is my purpose in life I've tried it all I've written Some lyrics poems Some songs I traveled down some Art forms, did a few samples drums piano Let organized call forth heavenly groups Organized creativity truths Seek that...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HARD HEART
Closely watch as those hardened hearts Solid as a rock blood yet still pumps flows Stagnated loves frozen disguise as beating fawns Ringing like metal clanging iron bells Open eyed blinded open mouth speaking lies Who am I to...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
My name is dreaming as a verb but I have spent my whole life as an adverb like a side dish that prepares you for the main one and I don’t know which paths led me here or it’s because of...Read More
Categories: absence, allusion, anger, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BEAUTIFUL
A NCIENT reflections of ANCESTORS B lack we are blindly bewitching C harismatically clever now we At times D ominate those that are not E ffective we are...Read More
Categories: 3rd grade, allusion, blessing,
Form: Abecedarian

Specific Types of Allusion Poems

Definition | What is Allusion in Poetry?