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Allusion Poems | Examples of Allusion Poetry

Allusion Poems. Below are examples of poems about allusion. This list of allusion poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of allusion poetry. This list of works about allusion is an excellent resource for examples on how to write allusion poems.

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List of Allusion Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem last night I had a dream cs parker Free verse absence, allusion, america,
Premium Member Poem ON THE VERGE Leon Enriquez Alliteration allusion,
Premium Member Poem GRATITUDE Leon Enriquez Alliteration allusion,
Premium Member Poem MYOPIA Leon Enriquez Alliteration allusion,
Premium Member Poem Synthetic Sack of Sorrows Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Monologue allusion, character, emotions, perspective,
man size bear with balloons of the Mohicans Word Awl Senryu allusion, animal, books,
ma got dem black diamonds Word Awl Free verse allusion, destiny, fairy, farm,
Devil warshippin hullabaloon Word Awl Free verse allusion, appreciation, dark, death,
Premium Member Poem THE END IS HERE I STILL PRAISE GOD IN THIS YEAR OF 2038 James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse abuse, allusion, america, assonance,
Premium Member Poem FALLEN LEAVES FROM THE TREES James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse allusion, analogy, appreciation, autumn,

Old Paths
by Sire DraKe Sensei
Take me back to the old Paths,
when Moms were at home.
Dads were at work.
Brothers went into the army.
And sisters got married
BEFORE having children!

Crime did not...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, 1st grade, 2nd grade,

The importance of articulation: for Richard Dawkins
by Word Awl


   SlN=???


1) Transgressing the Decalogue?

2) Greek: As in archery, missing the bullseye?

3) uncouth behavior that results in feelings of guilt, behavior brought about...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, allegory, allusion, america,

Worms in the Fruit of God
by James Fitz-Gerald
Are we, yea, the worms in the fruit that twas God's,
We that hollow out hills mining rock, stone and clods,
We that heap up the fill...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, confusion, feelings,

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Selective Blindness
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Blinded to all of the desirable flaws
within pillow reach
Shallow beauty of uneven temperament
rises and falls
with the tide of X-ray attraction

Ultraviolet thoughts in visible range,
scan the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, desire, longing, sensual,

Never Look Back
by Gloria Watts

Hairy tales that make you gasp
at night when you’re alone,
lost in the mist and murky
light, far, so far from home.
Loud and harsh the scary sounds,
over...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion,

TRACKlNG MlCHAEL:English version
by Word Awl


LUK3:4

Prepare the way for thee Lowered;
Make straight paths for him.

Well-water??????

Watch you think??????

These paths straight enough for ya??????...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, angel, anxiety, bible,

LISTEN WHILE THIS DOG BARK
by Adetunji Olanrewaju
Hurray it's dark!!!
Muses gathering focus like racers on mark
Pains and anger of getting stabbed in back
Causing persistent pant as if it was an attack
Yes it...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, 3rd grade, abortion, adventure,

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POIGNANT
by Leon Enriquez



Taste touch
Move much


Sense strain
Voice vain


Deep dance
Crush chance


More mulls
Dust dull


Feel frames
Grand game


Words will
Toss thrill


Worn way
Spice say


Now niche
Ripe reach


Blown bits
Form fits




Leon Enriquez
16 October 2018
Singapore

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion,

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GRATITUDE
by Leon Enriquez



Taste true thanks
Reap rich rank


Prize pure play
Dance dream day


Note nice name
Feel fear frame


Peak prime pond
Feel faith fond


Love leaps loud
Pace prompt proud


Watch words weep
Dish dream deep


Glimpse...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion,

Truth Is
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Truth Is...

Truth is whatever you want it to be!
Truth can be both or neither conceptual and perceptual!
Truth can be both or neither objective and subjective!
Truth...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, deep, humorous,

Santa Clause 3:l6
by Word Awl


Ol' JObE,

Now he was a good feller.

Wife;
Chilldjurn;
Ever letter of tha Law.

Not in the Land
Was there a
Finer man and
So,

Tha good LOweReD 
Sent him:

////Santa Claws\\\\...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, angel, christian, christmas,

fishing for demons
by Word Awl


   Looks like i got a bite......

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, anger, anxiety, fairy,

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Exhumed
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Digging up buried bones of the past,
formaldehyde memories ... crypt debris
Re-examining works long dead,
suspicions placed once again
under the microscope

Detect an exhumed lie,
skeletal remains 
of a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, longing, truth, wisdom,

Burn baby burn
by Kelli White
From near and far the cynics traveled
To watch the accused and spellbound burn
Tied to the poles in mounds of straw
Centrally located for all to spurn
Potatoes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion,

While In A Transcendent State
by matthew harris
I comfortably position
     derriere with pride
(all cheekiness ass side)
lightly seat dated, inside
ideally with bifocals removed,
     recalling "Plato's...

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Elegiac Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, flying, happy, inspirational,

Do You Wanna Know
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Do You Wanna Know?

Do you wanna know if there was an actual beginning of this universe?
Do you wanna know if there will be an actual...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, allegory, allusion, psychological,

Our Apple Tree
by Ida Campbell
An apple tree in our orchard
was blown over by a winter storm.
We let it lay there,
knowing it could do no harm.
Early the spring blossoms
started to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, care,

My Plea
by Ida Campbell
When my way grows drear,
precious Lord linger near.
When my life is almost gone,
hear my cry, hear my call,
hold my hand lest I fall.

Take my hand,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, appreciation, blessing, god,

Queen of Spades, question mark
by Word Awl
her picture represents the soldiers who gamble for Jesus' clothes, and stab him in the side with a spear,

ev'ry year


the book of life written since...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, america, angst, magic,

I LOVE not writing poems, sometimes
by Anil Deo
I
I simply love not writing a poem -
sometimes ...

II
If you don't get it -
you got it....

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, 12th grade, 1st grade,