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Best Figures Of Speech Poems

Below are the all-time best Figures Of Speech poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of figures of speech poems written by PoetrySoup members


Figures of Speech
Many a Bible
make use of
the figure of speech
it's a fascinating tool
used to teach!...

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© MC MC  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: figures of speech, education
Form: Rhyme



Cynecdoche The figures of speech
Cynecdoche The figures of speech
The Village rose at midnight
And each house wore delight
The festive mood squated on roofs
In hectic rhythm moved the hoofs
Horse race was...

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Categories: figures of speech, imagination, inspirational, on writing
Form: Heroic Couplet
Figures of Speech
Birds of a feather
Here's mud in your eye
Change like the weather
What money can't buy
Right as rain
Picking a bone
I can't complain
Dumb as a stone
Chewing the rag
We're...

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Categories: figures of speech, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Faeries Found Freelance Forest
faeries found freelance forest	
matched up verbs and adjectives
married them fine and dandy
the nouns were so mad	
...

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Categories: figures of speech, word play,
Form: Dodoitsu
COOKING POETRY
if poetry be the food i need,
then give me in excess.
let it fill my thoughts deep
and dark as the fathomless sea.
let it quench my undying...

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Categories: figures of speech, food, poetry,
Form: Free verse



KINDER-WRITING
i.
I've learnt to play with words
Like a kid in kindergarten
Gathering thorny roses from the garden.
With words, now I play.

ii.
Despite the spikes
Pricking and tick-ly
Still, I pick...

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Categories: figures of speech, adventure, cool, freedom, joy,
Form: Free verse
I'm a cute poet
My name is Sammy Kyle
And I’m a cute poet
I use strange inner drive,
like a girl in a “cool” skirt.

Thou am less concerned about myself
But caved...

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Categories: figures of speech, adventure, africa, appreciation, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MONOKU #24
dancing through my mind - figures of speech turn a phrase...

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Categories: figures of speech, on writing and words
Form: Monoku
Punctuation Police Patrol
Dictionary in hand Bobbies
     manned state of the spy craft created
strategic peripheral outposts
     a comma dated,

(sans syntax...

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Categories: figures of speech, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Each His--or Her--Own

Brevity’s
my cup of tea
in poetry—
usually.

I relish rhyme. 
Meter’s sublime.
To me, they’re prime—
most of the time.

On second thought, I’d rather have blank verse.
Express your thoughts sans...

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Categories: figures of speech, poetry,
Form: Verse
Lyric a la Mode
I am a true contemporary
who knows how to acceptably 

write a poem.  First with a tangible
aroma of burnt toast, I will run on

my imaginary...

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Categories: figures of speech, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
More Horn Challenging Haiku
Horn Challenging Haiku

All that I do need, (5)
Are my poems in front of me;  (7)
Away I will wright.  (5)

What runners do need;
Good blockers...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: figures of speech, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
Who I am
I am an engineer.
But could use words to penetrate your testicles.

A little boy.
I use the poetic pen to paint colorful memories of tomorrow.

A simple guy.
I...

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Categories: figures of speech, 12th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
Imagery
Writing a poem is just like painting 
Diverse images created with words.
A poet paints them while he's thinking, 
And colors them with the feelings stirred.

As...

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Categories: figures of speech, poetry,
Form: Quatrain
FOR POSTERITY
I write my poems for posterity:
To be trapped and preserved
In the pages of moth-eaten books,
To be discussed at universities
Hundred years after my death,
To be selected...

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Categories: figures of speech, inspirational, introspection, visionary, write,
Form: Free verse
To kill a writer
I draw daydreams devoid of grammar.
Jumble memories with synonyms.
Cook laughter with adjectives.
Flirt with rhymings.
Drool over oxymorons.

My masterpiece is not just another
crushed paper.
Or left stale at...

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Categories: figures of speech, art, emotions, journey, self,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member RHETORIC poetics in process
a discourse     we done
  ornamted speech
    eloquent oratory aloud
seminal ideas
in pillars of poetics

a dialogue   ...

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Categories: figures of speech, poetry, word play,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Spilled Ink
A true writer when consigned to their virus induced self-isolation

Might want to consider turning over in bed for hot contemplation

Passion cannot be subdued by staying...

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Categories: figures of speech, best friend,
Form: Rhyme