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Best Illustrated Poems

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


Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: illustrated, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 2
Thus we follow little Puff Puff brave and true,
For the Castle of Magic was within her view…
She will journey far under the skies of blue,
When...

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Categories: illustrated, 1st grade, character, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lenny The Lizard
Lonely Lenny lizard was as sad as sad can be
He lived in the rain forest in a leafy green tree

Prayed his dreams for a lady...

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Categories: illustrated, fantasy, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Spring Romance
My first sight of him was on a March day
in a restaurant where I was dining.
Oh lovely chance when his sweet eyes met mine.
Like two...

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Categories: illustrated, romantic,
Form: Quatrain
Tomorrow's Signature
Yesterday sent its regards in a farewell
letter, 
A gesture of fate intact, sealed for the 
departed,
Or better yet, the progressive harmonies
of God, such as we...

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Categories: illustrated, emotions, i love you, imagery, love,
Form: Free verse



A Lost Art
How rare, how innate this journey 
manifests to be, the foreshadowing 
of a loners blessing. 

That intuitive thought to travel 
with when my third eye...

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Categories: illustrated, allegory, appreciation, best friend, brother, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Reflection
Sapphire clouds on pink mountains
Sky of lemon 
Deeper into the inversions of my mind
Reality is this vivacious hum
Singing the blues
My prayer book of gold
Contemplation....
Eyes watching...

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Categories: illustrated, angst, break up, depression, emotions, heartbroken,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Beholder
She walked along the warm and salty beaches of a Bahamian dream, while the radiance of the suns kiss danced on her honey baked skin...

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Categories: illustrated, destiny, together,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SPILL OF A MOISTENED QUILL




Illustrated delicately across the page,
Are imprints and collage of poetic verses
Which flicker with the air-brushed strokes of life—
That from my very essence they need to...

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Categories: illustrated, imagery, writing,
Form: Ekphrasis
Social Change

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Categories: illustrated, encouraging, inspirational, truth,
Form: Personification
Premium Member 9-11 Enter Bare
Enter Bare

Nocturnal screams of voices beamed
Through sacrificial sacred skies
Insanity on a killing spree
With tears crusted crucified cries

On Angels wings flying thin
As the multitudes will divinely...

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Categories: illustrated, dedication, new york, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Revolving Resolution
Written by Gail DeBole

Zelma Zotz's new year's contribution
Is to think of a definite solution
   To avoid making a plan
   (which she...

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Categories: illustrated, funny, holiday, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Coupon Carla
Written by Gail DeBole 
Updated on April 11, 2017

A coupon clipper named Carla
Has a pile of coupons in her parla'.
     ...

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Categories: illustrated, funny, people,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Murray
Written by Gail DeBole on May 18, 2009


There once was a fella named Murray
Who lived his life in a flurry.
When the grim reaper stopped by
Murry...

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Categories: illustrated, death, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Portrait of Mr F Shui
Written by Gail DeBole on February 4, 2013

A man with the name of Feng Shui
Arranged his life in a Qi-loving way.
Full of sweet harmony,
And life...

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Categories: illustrated, happiness, humorous, life, people,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Phillip Buster
Written by Gail DeBole

Phillip Buster could fluster a room -
Full of men whose anger ballooned
     When came his turn to speak,
...

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Categories: illustrated, funny, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Spirits, Incorporated
Written by Gail DeBole

Fred Hardtselle, a salesman who died,
On his tombstone had these words inscribed:
"In a seance call me,
for a rather small fee,
I'll find out...

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Categories: illustrated, death, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Whoot Dun It
Written By Gail DeBole

There once was an owl whose loud hoot
Could frighten the fiercest of brutes.
A "whoo-t" of renown
Sent birds circling the town
To find out...

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Categories: illustrated, funny,
Form: Limerick
Tangible Dreams
In the midst of darkness descending 
above me, 
Stillness seems to overtake sound, 
Allowing moments for deep thought 
in this mirror of solitude.

I tend to...

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Categories: illustrated, dream, feelings, future, imagination, inspiration, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Stance River - 5
The delegation arrives in a procession of handsome, barbaric lineage
rugged in animal accoutrements and subdued in the presence of the future's skin,
the women, fine in...

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Categories: illustrated, history,
Form: Epic
Elegy 'n' Eulogy for Mohammed Ali Clay
A very famous champion, an inspiring enthusiastic man was he
Who has  now departed , yet is quoted, for many pearls of wisdom
Vociferous king , 
of...

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Categories: illustrated, boxing day , eulogy, goodbye, hero,
Form: Elegy
Happy 4th of July- patriotic repost
In order to save some money
Which in hindsight wasn't smart
Me and my buddies got together 
To make our own fireworks

And as luck would have it
We...

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Categories: illustrated, funny, humor, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Leprechaun - Version 16
March 16, 2016
Written by Gail DeBole

Leprechaun - Version 16.0

A Leprechaun who would not rest
Until achieving his virtual best.
Would look for the gold
As he virtually scrolled
To...

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Categories: illustrated, computer, fairy, fantasy, holiday, humorous,
Form: Limerick
THE GALLOPING GOURMET TREATS
THE GALLOPING GOURMET TREATS


Just finished watching the galloping gourmet
Cooking and frying up fried brains today
All his delicious meals and delectable treats
He may even be pounding...

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© Theresa CW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illustrated, food, fun, happy,
Form: Light Verse
Astute Sales
A study of girls who are cute
These photo layouts are a hoot 
Sports Illustrated
For profits created
Issues saluting a swimsuit...

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Categories: illustrated, business, sports
Form: Limerick