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
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
Stood opposite the empty wood
beautiful, color, imagery, insect, nature, summer,
I Wore Your Skin
imagery, anger, bullying, dark, deep, discrimination, hurt,
~I wore your skin~
Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy
The last goodbye
goodbye, imagery, love, nature,
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.
imagery, boyfriend, fun, happiness, i love you,
''Like Ice Cream''
Having ice cream with you,
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat
-- the Reese's...
The Rowboat on the Marsh
death, imagery, metaphor,
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.
My Last Poem -of 2012-
imagery, depression, sad,
The last poem…
Standing against the wall.
The longest teardrop made its fall.
Making one final call.
Never will I write about my letters again.
This prison is...
One Green Leaf
color, green, holiday, imagery, march, nature,
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.
View It From Afar
beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination, nature, space,
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...
Other Side of the Wall
art, friendship, imagery, introspection, poetry, psychological,
is that a cry
yes I listen
to a wall
A white wall
stares back at me
I feel the wall
My heart stops
I've Never Heard Snow
imagery, seasons, winter,
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.
The Glory Of The Eastern Edge
appreciation, beauty, imagery, morning, nature, sun,
In moments of twilight civility
an exchange of gifts -
darkness for light..
from beyond the softening silhouetted edge
you brighten like a blushing damsel
taking unabashed pleasure...
Squalling seagulls sip morning sunshine
bird, imagery, nature,
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...
The Dove in Your Eyes
imagery, lonely, love, perspective, poetry, winter,
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...
imagery, beauty, dance, nature,
Sunlight sparkles on the shimmering pond
its mirror like surface smooth as silk
dragonflies dance across the water
performing aerial acrobatics like a circus in the air
Yesterday's Fragile Truth
angst, betrayal, depression, hurt, imagery, lost
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...
My Inner Voice
imagery, 8th grade, beauty, feelings, how i
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...
A Crow's Command
adventure, courage, history, imagery, journey, sea,
I be a common salty once, no captain's bars, did bear,
Yet blessed was I to venture where few a skipper dared.
analogy, appreciation, beach, imagery, life, metaphor,
Oh precious, dulcet diva, oceantide ... you, of sand and foam
and abundance, all your moods and meanderings speak deep
Sunday Morning - me singing -
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...
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo
imagery, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...
Music To My Ears
animal, bird, dream, image, imagery, myth,
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...
The Strawman and the Moon
autumn, imagery, inspirational, romance, sky, snow,
A straw man stood fixed upon timber firm,
gazing at Autumn's gilded, moonlit prize.
He, the king of Earth and the winding worm,
she, the pale darling...
beach, imagery, inspiration, mystery, ocean, sea,
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...
WORKSHOP POEM: GRAND TOUR TO FAIRYLAND
beautiful, fantasy, imagery, journey, joy, magic,
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