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Best Image Poems

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


Premium Member A beautiful mirror
-Escape of the mountain-

Do you care about my breast?
The new curve - countryside corset. 
The beauty of every summer dress 
Laying down, wearing out gravity...

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Categories: image, absence, allusion, cancer, emotions,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Artillery Rain
~Perfect Rain~

I can see!
All the tribulations around
A rage against the burning wind
Nobody hears the crackling sounds in my voice
Everybody avoids feeling the smoke hidden within
A...

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Categories: image, art, deep, earth, fire,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Music To My Ears
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.  
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...

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Categories: animal, bird, dream, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dreamscapes An Education In The Mind
Dream schemes play across the screen
And third eye examines them,
Ever so closely; tonight,
Another etheric flight;
Will show me new horizons
And the beings that dwell there;
The archetypes...

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Categories: image, appreciation, dream, education, encouraging,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member Pleasures of Reading
It pleasures me
That she reads me
Inside her serenity
Parked on our bench of antiquities

I, whom gazes over there at her,
Later in the dusk of candlelight
Shall remove...

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Categories: art, beauty, desire, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Modern Mona Lisa
Leonardo’s Mona Lisa has nothing on you 
with her familiar face we’ve seen for years;
but your young beauty that’s so fresh and new,
leaves men around...

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Categories: beauty, image, smile, woman,
Form: Rhyme
Me,Myself and I
When me and myself
Are feeling sadness
I sit down to chat
With the both of them
Finding the reasons
For their troubled minds

We have time to chat
I would speak...

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Categories: image, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poet Warrior
My Dear Enemy
Here I am
In full armor
My quill is full of arrows
My bow is taunt and ready fro battle
My horse is pristine and shiny black
I...

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Categories: death, evil, image, introspection,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Plus Size Sexy Siren
You are a plus size model: sexy, hot
Emaciated woman, you are not!
You have the curves; you have the booty too
Those skinny girls don’t hold a...

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Categories: beauty, image,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Truthful Mirror
I reflect the truth, yet you see a lie
I'm just a humble mirror, I wonder why
I love the shape, of your beautiful face
Why when you...

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Categories: image,
Form: Personification
Premium Member GIFT OF SPRINGTIME


Sunflowers blush as petals creep
Along easels of meadow's keep.

Winter's arctic days now long gone,
That morn's fair promise trails upon

Breezes sweet , once an icy blast,
Engrave...

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Categories: blessing, image, spring,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Imperfections
i accept you
for all your imperfections
in my eyes you are perfection

the seen and unseen

if only you had my eyes
placed them in those
big brown pupils

then you...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identity, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Bullfrog's Croak


Silent as smoke, darkness descends,
shadows merge, and daylight soon ends. 
For summoned by a bullfrog's croak
darkness descends, silent as smoke.

The moon pools in ebony skies,
and...

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Categories: image, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatrain
Eddy In The Mirror
A long hard look softens to the touch
life lines   rivers that ebbed and flowed
the midstream upstream fight
has left its nicks and scars
but the...

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Categories: image, metaphor, river, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member edges

ebony edges
day depleted of color...
scarlet stained sunset


(Haiku)


July, 23, 2020
Haiku or Senyru Poetry Contest
By: Constance La France...

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Categories: image, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Spiritual Moment
“Mystic Moment with you”

A natural look of who I am on the inside.
A reality check of who you are on the outside.

A mirror facing west...

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Categories: image, anxiety, courage, fantasy, giving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Out of the Sun
Stayed 
             in the sun 
       ...

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Categories: image, absence, age, angst, car,
Form: Rhyme
The Simple Pen
            The Simple Pen

I am but a simple man with pen in hand
To cut...

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Categories: change, education, identity, image,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member The Rusted Gate
Rusted, but well oiled and continuously in use, heaven’s gate. 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

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Categories: image, retirement,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Optimistic Orange
It is the fragrant peel of Florida's fruit that comes in convenient slices.
The savory citrus that packs a punch - to my tongue it simply...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, image, introspection,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Time Soldiers On
Irregardless of effort 
or desire,
we can't stop time.

Weeks fall into months,
seasons stream past 
like runaway trains,
stamping birthdays on calendars,
etching wrinkles on skin,
planting age spots everywhere.

The...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: age, image, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eclectic Wonders in Seasonal Flowers --- A Collab
Words in italic by Angeline Lim
Words in regular font by Timothy Hicks



Hydrangea blues
blooming in seven colors
versatile at heart
 
Storm clouds in a tantrum and yet
the...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, flower, image,
Form: Rengay
Premium Member FLAVORS OF HER ESSENCE

A woman's soul, is it as porous
as the air that breaks the water and earth
apart from each other?

In the slither of liquid contours,
this maiden's essence...

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Categories: image, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NOVEMBER DREAMS



A marquee of stars dims, to beckon early winter’s stage;
Reflecting crunched flowers in ghastly hues, detached from their limp boughs.
The nightfall drapes hush of serenity...

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Categories: image, november,
Form: Sijo