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Best Epigram Poems

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


Premium Member Living



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Categories: appreciation, life,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member FEELINGS
FEELINGS


Feelings,
Masters of my destiny
Lords of my life
Strength of my dreams
Instigators of my actions

Burning fire you are 
Consuming my whole 
Being:
My heart
My mind 
My soul
My spirit,...

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Categories: imagination, introspection, on writing and words,
Form: Epigram
shell shock
She held a seashell to her ear
But heard no soothing sea,
Just choking gasps of life caught in
An ocean of debris.

05.11.19


Pithy Pome Poetry Contest sponsored by...

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Categories: environment, ocean, pollution,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member How A Blue Rose Came to Be
Once upon a time, many years ago,
There was a sweet and lovely -  red, red Irish rose,
That was plucked prematurely, from the garden vine;
A...

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Categories: epigram, death, imagination, love, rose,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIGHT OF CHRISTMAS


Let your light, sweet Jesus  
Into our souls’ crib to shine  
Bless our hearts, divine infant 
Your love, forever to enshrine!



© Demetrios Trifiatis
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Categories: christmas, light, love,
Form: Epigram



Premium Member THIRST FOR LOVE


My thirst for undying love I wished to quench 
Drinking from the source of your enviable lips  
Few droplets of nectar my soul was...

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Categories: kiss, love, romance,
Form: Epigram
Be a Flame


Burning candle
tells a tale of
pure selfless life


Be such a flame
let your aim be
to tame darkness.




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A Than-Bauk, conventionally a witty saying or epigram, is a three...

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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: epigram, allegory, inspirational,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member Wisdom (An Emily dedicated to Brian Strand)
A sprinkle of sage enhances the flavour of rice
A sage enhances the flavour of  life.

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Categories: dedicationmay,
Form: Epigram
Pondering
As I ponder my weak bladder, you see.
I travel around the corner from thee.
Be careful if around the corner you go.
Please for your sake, watch...

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Categories: life, parody, people,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member AN ADDITIONAL REASON





With,

Each breath I take, 

An

Additional reason, I find 

For 

Thee to thank, my Lord!






© Demetrios Trifiatis
   10 MARCH 2015
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Categories: god, thank you,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member AS PURE AS POSSIBLE







Help me, oh Lord,

The soul you have entrusted me with, 

As pure as possible to Thee, 

With 

My last breath, to surrender! 





© Demetrios Trifiatis
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Categories: god, judgement,
Form: Epigram
Kung Fu Wisdom
"Boards don't hit back"  (Bruce Lee).
"Boards do hit back" (Bruised Knee)....

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Categories: humor, word play,
Form: Epigram
Organ Donor
When I die
I won't need my eyes....

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Categories: death
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Her Reassuring Hand
                She passed away into the veiled sunset;
  ...

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Categories: epigram, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Wine and Truth
Wine ferrets out the truth
  Or so it is reputed
Like that which it seeks
  Wine works best -- undiluted...

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Categories: drink, truth,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Disappearing Ink




               

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Categories: bereavement, bird, muse,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member PRISONER




I've been in  prison for most of my life,
Not man made bars, I'm an abused wife.







Inspired By Epigram Contest
11-06/19
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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, sad,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member ps MONTY'S PYTHON
As
sick as
a parrot...

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Categories: funny
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Sensationalism or Journalism
(Another childhood or teen years poem.)

Newsprint small talk
in Mediocrity's lead pot
rustles and gossips while,
splashed spectacularly across
the speckled page of
Society's intellect,
a murder making column one
hides the...

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Categories: allegory, angst, life,
Form: Epigram
Terse Verse
If you insist
on doggerel verse,
show mercy then
and keep it terse.

Fifth Place, Laconic Verse I, Giorgio V....

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Categories: humorous,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Poetry
Poetry, the everlasting art of expression.


For Raul's contest....

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Categories: on writing and words
Form: Epigram
Premium Member How a Blue Rose Came to be
Once upon a time, many years ago,
There was a sweet and lovely -  red, red Irish rose,
That was plucked prematurely, from the garden vine;
A...

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Categories: epigram, death, history, life, love, romance, rose,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Comes the Night
Comes the night with a residual rampant roar
As the shadows swallow the remaining light
For death documents it final scurrilous score
And breaths are barred from taking...

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Categories: epigram, anxiety, confusion, death, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A LIFE WORTH LIVING




                 It is not the quantity of years that...

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Categories: life, philosophy,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member I AM CHARLIE-JE SUIS CHARLIE


Fall snow fall,
Over the moaning Paris’ ground,
Let your descending snowflakes a 
Healing blanket for the city
To weave
And
Charlie’s slaughtered cartoonists 
To enshroud! 
 

© Demetrios Trifiatis
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Categories: conflict, freedom, peace, people,
Form: Epigram