Best Allusion Poems
Below are the all-time best Allusion poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of allusion poems written by PoetrySoup members
absence, allusion, death, depression,
This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...
A beautiful mirror
absence, allusion, cancer, emotions,
-Escape of the mountain-
Do you care about my breast?
The new curve - countryside corset.
The beauty of every summer dress
Laying down, wearing out gravity...
Like Ice --- THE WALTZ
absence, allusion, color, dance,
Sorrow flows from the first sunrise
Eyes deeper than winter and rainfall
A painful combination never felt before
At core death awaits
allusion, blessing, dream, farewell,
Introducing: Carl Fraser & Poet Destroyer
Oh Paint me a far away horizon
Across a tranquil azure sea,
Where sits a peaceful deserted island
Where no one lives but...
allusion, beauty, love, rainbow,
I've never ever seen her face,
but in my mind, she's the color of love
strong like dark coffee
She wakes you up early in the morning,
allusion, analogy, political, pollution,
Snow is falling and floods are flowing,
people dying and children keep crying,
but he's just an ordinary man,
sitting there watching TV.
Icebergs melting and penguins starving,
The Four Seasons
age, allegory, allusion, seasons,
The Four Seasons…
It was spring and I was young when I had wine.
I was singing and dancing and doing fine.
The wine was so divine,...
Images of feathers
allusion, devotion, loneliness, muse,
"Once upon a midnight Poe"
Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast...
Flying Over Vietnam, 1974
allusion, conflict, loss, remember,
a modern man in a steel bird,
with all the arrogance of
ancient Icarus, but my wings
did not melt nor I swoon.
I flew high, very, very...
allegory, allusion, bible, deep,
It took place shortly after and the stage was set
before words before ink ...
I Do Not Exist
allusion, angst, destiny, humanity,
I have been erased
I speak yet have no voice
Darkness I embrace
Invisible to the mirror
Into society I peer
no one sees
Of Perfect Beauty
allusion, america, religious, truth,
And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art
situate at the entry of the sea, which
art a merchant of the people for many
isles, Thus saith the...
allusion, perspective, time,
Seconds lost on questioning,
why time's not left to chance?
Each moment is everlasting,
fate's no relentless circumstance.
We act as if time can be saved,
how pointless to believe.
allusion, muse, spiritual,
I was thinking of my good old grandpa,
I loved him so much and called him Bababa.
He was my favorite person in my life,
age, allusion, anger,
I am making decisions every morning,
None of them comes along with any warning.
To go right or to go left which one is right?
Living in darkness...
The Language Of Words
allusion, beauty, blessing, creation,
You come into my world
a child of mine
of heart and mind creation
sweetly under my flair
following my soul
tracing my steps
growing to a tremendous wealth
encoding my particles.
O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play, Poet Dedication Series
allusion, appreciation, art, beautiful,
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE-- Number One- (INSPIRED BY AND FROM HIS FROST AT MIDNIGHT POEM).
O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play,
allegory, allusion, analogy, color,
I'm sure this hill is where it stood.
Amazing shapes of stuccoed wood.
A glass-brick, neon stream-lined place.
As if it flew from outer space,
A swing band auditorium,
Elicit Illicit Lucid Dreams -contains nudity-
allegory, allusion, appreciation, beauty,
~JSLambert does not (currently:) use, or encourage hallucinogenic drug use.
Telepathic psilocybin prescription erasing elastic depression. Competition
wanes, just when nocturnal emission...
THE ADVENTURES OF JIM THE TRIM - IN AN ISLET
adventure, allusion, humorous,
Jim, now rich, bought a wee li’l islet;
there he lived, with ten men and a starlet.
Changed his partner each day,
heaved and huffed till they say,
The Brilliant Spring
allusion, april, beautiful, books,
Crazy wind whispers
Into the ears of ‘champa’
A light scented Indian flower
Trees are full of them now
Your love in each and every bough
The breeze is...
A Talking Door - Mental Hospital 1
allusion, anxiety, mental illness,
I sit with the wall against my back. The wall refuses to move despite endless requests.
The door opens and closes its mouth, it wishes to...
allusion, fantasy, imagination, love,
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 7
abuse, adventure, allusion, anger,
Meditating on flowers of my pasture, plucked with my eyes,
Resting…open, like buds blooming, and resting…
“Take me…” he said weakly, so softly in my ear…
The Man in the Wheelchair
allusion, art, brother, dedication,
He comes rolling around
I hear the wheels, I know the sound
Everyone clears out of the way
Except me, I stand my ground
With a smile and...