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Best Iconography Poems

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


Cultural Events
Art Gallery. Museum. Parks. Zoo.
Cultural Events.
Glazed like raku pottery
In charcoal rainbows warbled all dark
On pidgeon necks
Like hell’s angels, dumbed,
Blowing smoke through your mind
In a haze...

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Categories: iconography, urbancity, drug,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Sonnet For The Souls Of Saints
Remarkable people, leave their mark, on this forlorn world.
The name for them, we hold quite dear, they are known as saints.
We so revere, these folks...

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Categories: iconography, inspiration, poems, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member As We Imagine Gods, Venus And Mars
As We Once Imagined The Gods, Venus And Mars

    Universe eternally unending
    expanding space infinity sending,
   ...

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Categories: iconography, art, creation, humanity, meaningful, philosophy, stars,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Variations on a HarmonicTheme
Children are Fundamentalists

Children are literalists,
fundamentalists.

When they hear
“You’re filthy and you stink!”
the younger they are,
the less likely to hear as a mature adult might,
“You have a...

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Categories: iconography, health, love, peace, philosophy, political, poverty,
Form: Prose Poetry
Wedded to the past
The iconography of childhood gives more vivid memories,
like an inward looking that draws to depth and human connections;
those relationships with family members, friends, and relations
the...

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Categories: iconography, faith, imagination, introspection, life, philosophy, religion,
Form: Narrative



In The Wake Of Tragedy (London: 07/07/05)
The event of tragedy blossomed,
That carnivorous wave of terror,
Caromed through the capital,
Down subways and thoroughfares,
Horrified the gaping senses
And surged through the echoing chasms,
The divides of...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iconography, angst, death, history, loss, people, sympathy,
Form: Blank verse
Chasing Sleepless
Tiredly here I heave
My weary tortoise head 
Over the pillow
Ready again, 
Not sleepy....
I am
delicate air, 
catalyst for
Alchemy 
At the turn of clocks
I wonder, 
Breath calls
And...

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Categories: iconography, dream, imagery, night, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Unifying Theories of Light ( slight re-write)
Unifying Theories of Light

A waveform particle
Photon phantoms of packets
Indivisible 
Oceanic cosmos dusts the material
Separates its contact
By the touch
Of the physical

Human sight by synaptic
Records sunrisen hue...

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Categories: iconography, love, mystery, nature, science, science fiction
Form: Free verse
Wedded to the past
Wedded to the past

The iconography of childhood gives more vivid memories,
like an inward looking that draws to depth and human connections;
those relationships with family members,...

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Categories: iconography, inspirationalme, heart, heart, life, me,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Motif Crosses—Iconic Blast
Milieu iconography with flashing lights
Smokey gambling rooms—gang wars
Flashy suits and fedora hats in the fights
Neon signs flashing—this world is yours

Hey, get a name with the...

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Categories: iconography, adventure, history, life, mystery, people, places,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woman: WaterBearer
Fascinating,
this multicultural shift from monotheistic "feminist"
to compassionate "womanist".

Not an either-or, competitive shift,
typically left-brain dominant;
But a more complementary
cooperative
reciprocal
dipolar contrast
between ecological feminists
and theologically polypathic womanists,
reconnecting secular-sacred iconography
for...

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Categories: iconography, caregiving, health, integrity, wisdom, woman,
Form: Political Verse