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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


The sacred art of dying
darkness come caress me now
and as I die I weep
my body lies here limp and 
cold 
I prepare myself for eternal 
sleep
a million miles of...

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Categories: art, deathme, me,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Time Traveler - A Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to...

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Categories: art, romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Dance To Love - A Visual Art Poem Tribute
 POTD 23rd June 2019

Maria Williams 
Presents

Dance to Love

A tribute to my Dad, the late - Wilfred Forbes

She danced with wild abandon
she danced without a...

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Categories: art, romantic, tribute,
Form: Narrative
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: art, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

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

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



Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: art, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member 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, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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 When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: art, god, life,
Form: Sestina
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, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dreamer - A Visual Video Poem
POTD 29 April 2019 

Welcome! – Excited to release my second Visual Video Poem. 
(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects and the...

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Categories: art, dream, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
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, image, rain,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

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

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Categories: abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Hidden Treasures

 *        *    *       *    ...

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Categories: art,
Form: Shape
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: art, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
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, sad,
Form: Free verse
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, loss, recovery
Form: Rhyme
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 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, sleep, snow,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member There is still beauty
Friends, do not forget: there is still beauty
When the darkness comes and shadows fall,
Music, Art, and nature, gentle comforts
When despair is deep and hope is...

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Categories: art, dark, friendship, hope, sad,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Obsessed with love
Hate is an unnecessary need
in the book of necessities.
Love is the key component
within the book of obsessities.

Lust is an unfaithful guide
misguiding towards fake perceptions.
Sincere love...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, analogy, love,
Form: Rhyme
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, love, motivation,
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, humanity, truth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Last letter
Oh my dearest love, how longingly I recall
Amorous wink of joy, teasing zealous eyes
When you held my hand on journey of life
And never let go...

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Categories: art, farewell, goodbye, love,
Form: Verse