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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,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member HELLO BUTTERFLY


hello                      hello
butterfly  ...

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Categories: beautiful, color, imagery, insect,
Form: Concrete
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,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Rowboat on the Marsh
I don't need mawkish photographs to see
the drowning rowboat tethered to the dock,
a withered seahorse clinging to debris
as umber water seeps through feeble caulk.

The cord...

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Categories: death, imagery, metaphor,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member View It From Afar

To appreciate our planet;
start with its snowcapped mountains,
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

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

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Categories: beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Somewhere over the Horizon
Deeply dive into my Southern border. .  again
again. .  border around my existence ever so deeply

Somewhere over the Horizon
love is met gently

Images melt...

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Categories: imagery, senses, , western,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: imagery, lonely, love, perspective,
Form: Sonnet
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 silhouette edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
hazy haloed
unabashed in the...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Squalling seagulls sip morning sunshine
Squalling seagulls sip the morning sunshine
Greeting new sun, spanning over vast sea
Wailing upon hills, watching freedom shine
Sprinkling over prairies echoes of glee

Greeting new sun, spanning...

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Categories: bird, imagery, nature,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member My Inner Voice


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

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Categories: imagery, 8th grade, beauty, feelings,
Form: Sonnet
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Lyric
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: imagery, animal, bird, dream, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Critics
Critics

Wrote a poem in the sand,
Wonder how it fares if left alone,
Will it bear on its own merits
Or juxtapose by meddling hands,
Meantime, sun-dries it again,
Wind...

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Categories: beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Lose Yourself in Poetry
to lose yourself in poetry

  in image vibrant reverently

responsibility absents thee

  thoughts sprout wings
         ...

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Categories: flying, imagery, magic, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Casual Lace
Sweet Sensation of Whispering Words -...

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Categories: imagery, poetry, sensual,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Avian Legos
...to the finessed fowl
humming by my ear      tell me
Did anyone ever tell you
just how glad they are
to have you here?

Poignant...

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Categories: imagery, animal, appreciation, beautiful, bird,
Form: Imagism
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Imagism
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,
Form: Pantoum