Get Your Premium Membership

Best Iamb Poems

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


Premium Member The Poet's Philosophy
i write metric verse    therefore iamb....

Read More
Categories: iamb, humor, light, poetry,
Form: Monoku



Premium Member Now and Then
Is this the world that was so young
and fresh and fair but yesterday?
From leafy bows the robin sung
Is this the world that was so young?
Wild...

Read More
Categories: iamb, dream,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Broom Sage
When I was young the broom sage grew so tall
It towered over me, fuzzy tickling
Right there in front of momma harvesting
Harvesting just enough sage for...

Read More
Categories: iamb, earth,
Form: Blank verse
A FORMal Evening
Haibun trying to read your mind from afar,
sitting acrostic from you at the bar.
Iamb itching to sit on the stool beside you,
but somebody's sonnet -...

Read More
Categories: iamb, fun,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I AMB a Foot: An Intro to Basic Feet and Meter
Iamb, Trochee, Spondee, Pyrrhic. Do those words have meaning for you? If not, you may find it handy as a poet to learn how to...

Read More
Categories: iamb, writing,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Iambic Pentameter

Today I’d like to talk to you about how meter plays a part in
how we write a poem and sometimes in how we speak

The above...

Read More
Categories: iamb, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Transient troubadour traverses terrestrial terrain
'Course as a grim teller of tall tales,
(albeit poetic) reasonable rhyming
quasi roundelay I readily admitted to feign
cuz, stringing words together with
pride and prejudice plus
sense and...

Read More
Categories: iamb, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member sequence-PROSODY
short-long
iamb song,or
long-short trochaic,taut,
spondaic long,with syllables
slow-slow-
mono
di,tri,tetra
penta,hexa,hepta
octa,which choice numbers for my
metre?
dactyl
and anapestic
with syllables three-
this poetry's a stress to far..
for me !...

Read More
Categories: iamb, funny, on writing and words
Form: Cinquain
A Child Jabbers Spondees

Its feet are tiny dimeter,
Body, spirit, soul, trimeter,
Would you look at those ears and eyes
Whose tetrameter rhyme defies

Its foot with pentameter toes,
Smelled by monometer nose!
Don’t...

Read More
© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iamb, on writing and words
Form: Quatrain
If I were...
If I were a sonnet poem
A lover would read my proem
she’d recite all my lines
and would stress my end rhymes
and love the syllables iamb....

Read More
Categories: iamb, imagination, love
Form: Limerick
BASICS OF METRE IN POEMS 1
rhythmic structure of a verse
 study of metre prosody
patterns of syllables of types
stressed syllables at regular interval
qualitative
long short short dactyl
long long spondee in dead classics
alexandrine...

Read More
Categories: iamb, education,
Form: I do not know?
Metric Rhythm
A good poetry emanates from the heart of the poet, vibrates in its rhythm that resonates in the mind of the reader. The form of...

Read More
Categories: iamb, poems, poetry, river, simile,
Form: Free verse
Our Brutal Rooms
In the canvas of twilightish insanity
Appear pomegranate designs of passion
An intellectual dance of day flowing into night

In the sea inside skull, the heartbeats of humanity
Vibrating...

Read More
Categories: iamb, change, death, depression, green, humanity, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hear this
            rise(iamb,anapest)
    meters
TWO
TWO
    meters
    ...

Read More
Categories: iamb, on writing and words
Form: Verse
Premium Member RECIPE: Poulet Roti French Style - Ballade Le Chant Royal - 6
RECIPE: “Poulet Roti” French Style - Ballade Le Chant Royal 6

(NOTE: This French “ballade” is being composed on permutations of the number ONE repeated twice,...

Read More
© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iamb, bullying, discrimination, father son, french, islamic,
Form: Ballade
5 - 3 Poetry - THE MOUNTAIN
THE MOUNTAIN

~~~~~~~~~~~~

The mountain shimmers.
Morning sun.
A snowdrift glimmers.
Shadow fun.

As the sun rises,
a strong wind
blows in surprises!
Warm air kind.

No wind chill, thawing.
Snow melting.
Avalanche warning!
All daunting.

Those that did...

Read More
Categories: iamb, bereavement, death, mountains,
Form: I do not know?
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...

Read More
Categories: iamb, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
BASICS OF METRE 2
metre
unit of rhythm pattern of the beats
a foot has syllables two or three
variety on accent or stress
iamb is unstressed stressed
trochee is stressed unstressed
dactyl stressed unstressed...

Read More
Categories: iamb, education,
Form: I do not know?
SINCE THE DAWN OF TIME
A Poem in 5-3 meter - SINCE THE DAWN OF TIME

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

since the dawn of time
until man
committed untold crime
the wrong plan!

all life found pleasure
hate... no need
a...

Read More
Categories: iamb, nature,
Form: I do not know?
Iambic Pentameter
Traditional poetry is written in METER, wherein the words in 
any given line are read/heard in syllable groups called 'feet'. 
An IAMB is a foot...

Read More
Categories: iamb, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Fourteen Verses
My passion is to write modern sonnets
Yes indeed modern not traditional.
Iambic pentameter I regret
Is too restrictive and conditional.
I had observed that many years ago.
Expression of...

Read More
Categories: iamb, on writing and words
Form: Sonnet
sonnets n free verse
we are drudging along
old horses pulling
candle light dinner
every  day
writing sonnets in iamb-
ic pentameter to pl-
ease the lords for
daily bread and 
wine evry day
under the...

Read More
Categories: iamb, abuse,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member RHYTHMIC METER POEM SWEETER
    RHYTHMIC METER: POEM SWEETER

    Poetry is disciplined in a stream having units like ‘meter’ or ‘foot’ on 
...

Read More
Categories: iamb, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Heartbeat of Poetry
Poetic neophytes are not necessarily young.  I am 65 and have only been writing in abundance since age 62. A door opened and feelings...

Read More
Categories: iamb, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
On Shakespeare's Birthday
In Hamlet’s famed soliloquy,
“To be or” (maybe) “not to be,”
He questions life – is taking breath
A better deal than choosing death?

Another quote, among a slew,
Is...

Read More
Categories: iamb, writing,
Form: Rhyme