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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


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 View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet;
begin 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 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 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
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 Nature Speaks To My Soul
I stand alone in natures beauty,
     in the woods by a trickling stream.
I feel the presence of my destiny,
  ...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, dream, feelings, imagery,
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
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 devastates your trusting heart,
severing love's bond; before it can start.
And depression slowly 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 a crow command -
I be a common salty once
          no captain's bars, did bear
     ...

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Categories: adventure, courage, history, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
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
My Empathetic Quill Bleed For the Empress Ink
The moonlight bathed her cell in pallid light while she sat hunched over her desk, clutching her pen between her confound fingertips. As she bled ink...

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Categories: community, friendship love, imagery,
Form: Free verse

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