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Best Imagery Poems

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


Premium Member One Brief Moment
Look...See how long nights are drawing in.
Dreary birdsong gradually abates -
Opaque dusk grows dim;
And just outside the creaky little garden
Gate,
Stood opposite the empty wood
Where the...

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Categories: imagery, nostalgia,



Premium Member The last goodbye
Inviting vibrancy as the season changed
Smiley faces bloomed, reopening dreams. 
Seeing you there marked a blessed event
Akin to magical when first time eyes met.

Breezing trees...

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Categories: goodbye, imagery, love, nature,

One Green Leaf

One leaf fell from a tall, tall tree
and subtly kissed gnarled roots beneath;
a lover’s kiss below sunned-sheath 
of greenest leaves, a jubilee.  

One spiraling...

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Categories: color, green, holiday, imagery,

Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet
start with its snow capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a...

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Categories: beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,

Premium Member Other Side of the Wall
Silence?
or
is that a cry
I hear

Screams?
or 
is that
memories
hiding?

Wall
yes I listen
to a wall
days
weeks
forever

A white wall
stares back at me
curiosity mounts
I feel the wall
whiteness
blinds me

My heart stops
a rhythm
still
dances

ah
a smile...

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Categories: art, friendship, imagery, introspection,

Premium Member I've Never Heard Snow
I've never heard the sound of snow
nor dawning's oboes crooning light,
yet witnessed angels' trumpets blow

and chimings of the flurries grow
as alabastrine wings take flight.
I've never...

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Categories: imagery, seasons, winter,

Premium Member The Glory Of The Eastern Edge


In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts - 
darkness for light..

RISING

from beyond the softening silhouetted edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
taking unabashed pleasure...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning,

Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression's quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: imagery, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt,

Premium Member A Crow's Command

I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.

   From steadfast...

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Categories: adventure, courage, history, imagery,

Premium Member My Inner Voice


I leave the daily hustle and bustle
of a city's cacophony of sound.
And go to where the leaves softly rustle 
in the breeze... and no one...

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Categories: imagery, 8th grade, beauty, feelings,

Premium Member Sea Song

Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam 
  and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep
   ...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery,

Premium Member Puppets Of Hell On The Stage Of Life
Upon the stage of life
there are many puppets of hell.
Their bright costumes conceal sin and strife
and beneath them deception does dwell.

Their lines are a demon...

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Categories: analogy, bullying, evil, imagery,

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: imagery, animal, bird, dream, image,

Premium Member WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND


Sprinkled-rainbow clouds reign above the skies,
peeping yellow in-between wrinkled pillars 
shine like bulbs to crash the net of fog
attached to...

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Categories: beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey,

My Solace, A Poet's Thoughts on Poetry
The wonder of nature you describe with the color of feelings 
that even the blind sees the beauty, for you anoint with your sight.
From my...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, metaphor, poetry,

Premium Member Take Me Somewhere Exotic
The pungence of heartbreak swelters
in the tangled dreadlocks of love-lies-bleeding
Take me somewhere exotic
to breathe not the foul aroma
of disappointment and despair
Show me fields laced with...

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Categories: color, imagery, lost love,

Sunday Morning - me singing -

Sunday Morning

Piano intro:

Verse:

Can you see the sun is shining down
On Sunday Morning, on Sunday morning
Can you feel the rain upon the ground
On Sunday Morning, on...

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Categories: imagery, inspirational,

Premium Member Starlit Diva
My mind has wings and wants to fly
into galaxies where stars streak.
Aloft on whispers and a sigh
a hint of stardust on my cheek.

Into galaxies where...

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Categories: freedom, growth, imagery, journey,

Premium Member Midnight Romance
Midnight Romance

Dusk falls quickly on cerulean skies
Day morphs from ash of roses to sable
Our love's vision flashes before my eyes
Midnight romance, like an ancient fable

Charcoal...

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Categories: desire, dream, imagery, longing,

Premium Member Abandon
Abandon through the flowing blue ice streams, 
          then rise to thirsty trees and fields of...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagery, nature,

Premium Member I Am A Poet
The entire world to me is a stage
Every era and every age
Upon which my paper and pen can engage.
I am a poet.

Emotions I’ve captured in...

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Categories: imagery, poetry, poets, word

Premium Member TO THE FLOWER
TO THE FLOWER

Your scent beckoned my weeping heart to painless flight;
amidst a garden where God dusts His pretty love.

Spring tints are pure and fragrant, free...

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Categories: beauty, environment, flower, imagery,

Premium Member My Heart Skips a Beat My Love
My heart skips a beat my love each and every time 
I’m with you my dearest sweet and lovely Darling
Since the passions and feelings you...

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Categories: imagery, allegory, beauty, celebration, emotions,

Premium Member BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery,

Premium Member Callused Fingers
Callused fingers press vibrating strings
drawing passion from a violin.
And with burnished wood snug to his cheek
the violinist plays from its heart.

Subtle vibes saturate my being
as...

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Categories: beauty, emotions, feelings, imagery,