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Below are the all-time best Art poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of art poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, art,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: anti bullying, art, beauty,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member That Starry Night
Like no one before, nor since
 you painted that starry night in oils
  superimposing your life story.

I feel I know this idyllic village
 blanketed...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, depression, night, passion,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member KING ARTHUR - A collaboration with Darren White
He is the king of words and poets alike
Assay as you may, this man you won’t smite
His armour sparkles in night or day
Defending those too...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, friend, friendship,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Artillery Rain
~Perfect Rain~

I can see!
All the tribulations around
A rage against the burning wind
Nobody hears the crackling sounds in my voice
Everybody avoids feeling the smoke hidden within
A...

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Categories: art, deep, earth, fire,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member Portrait of Love
Let me paint you like a summer’s day,
Upon luscious landscapes where lovers play…
With oils of Celestial Blue and Carmine Red,
Cherry Blossom Pink with a Saffron...

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Categories: art, color, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: abuse, analogy, art, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: art, guitar, humanity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Park Bench
The Park Bench

I wish I was a poet
With magical words
To make people see all of the absurd
Tears fly, paintings in pastel die

When we look into...

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Categories: art, beauty, inspirational, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Laminated Love
LAMINATED LOVE

Frozen flames pressed 
between each page; 
suddenly, I felt each passing note.
The painting on the wall began to breathe	
gently the same colors repeated life....

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Categories: art, beautiful, desire, fate,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Hidden Treasures

 *        *    *       *    ...

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Categories: art,
Form: Shape
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: art, deep, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poet's Gift
A Poet's Gift

A poet writes to share a secret depth 
Of feelings within their soulful breast.
They write to grasp onto immortality,
To be remembered beyond their...

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Categories: art, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Forest
"What happens in the forest stays in the forest"

The trees are trimmed, 
The leaves on the ground 
Proposing passion, sweet mist
Naked with nothing to bare...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, imagination, passion, seasons,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: art, conflict, death, history,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Angel Inside
Coral life forms in copious swarms
feast in the Cambrian chyme,
dividing their cells and forming their shells
to end on the seafloor as lime.
Tectonic churning and magma...

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Categories: allegory, angel, art, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Suicide Masterpiece
Suicide Masterpiece

Sweatdrop
On top
Trigger pop
Written note
All I got
Hang knot
Body rot
Suicide cop

I hope not
Cry out loud
I think not
Body's hot
I am too proud
I am loved a lot
Rooftop.
Suicide bride

Heavy...

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Categories: abuse, art, body, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: appreciation, art, character, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: appreciation, art, creation, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eroticism Of Inspiration

In swoon ‘neath golden moon and sable sweep
   let bathe with hues upon my canvas soak
     romance a mingle,...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspiration, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, child,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Man's Tale
A man’s tale 

With mind control there he was,
A man for sale…
Hearing the vocal sound from this wordsmith, 
A man in his own tale…
Currently, he...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Other Side of the Wall
Silence?
or
is that a cry
I hear

Screams?
or 
is that
memories
hiding?

Wall
yes I listen
to a wall
days
weeks
forever

A white wall
stares back at me
curiosity mounts
I feel the wall
whiteness
blinds me

My heart stops
a rhythm
still
dances

ah
a smile...

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Categories: art, friendship, imagery, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse