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Best Imaginative Poems

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


Premium Member Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss
(1A.)
Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss

Beyond mingling of Light, Matter, Human thought
reams of coils within darkest abyss are there caught
denied rays...

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Categories: imaginative, art, creation, dark, deep, fate, life,
Form: Rhyme



Artwork - what am I
Scratching their heads 
They look at me
Am I a tree stump
Am I a grotesque face
Inside I am  laughing
I know what I am.

Am a freak...

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Categories: imaginative, identity,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Whimsicality


Bereft..
tingles and sway
are deserted
heartstrings bestilled..
I yearn
for the thrill of the dance
and for ravishing trills of arpeggio moments..

widowed..
the capriccio
has died;
lifeless in swoon-less inertia  
I pine
for...

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Categories: imaginative, feelings, imagery, longing, love hurts, miss
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soulful Journey Of Shooting Stars


They soar through space-scapes
of divine milky whorls and blue halos
like incandescent dandelion wishes
flying across nocturnal fields
illuminating the imaginative expanse
of mind and spirit -

between eternities of...

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Categories: imaginative, beauty, destiny, heaven, inspirational, spiritual, star,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Library
My neck crooked backward,
I stand between the stacks
feeling the weight of centuries, 
the distilled wisdom of minds
who graced the earth with golden words,
words that pace...

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Categories: imaginative, books, words, writing, universe,
Form: Free verse



Poetry Palace
 
Poetically poised on a dainty hill
Overlooking ever blue seas
Eagerly awaiting this surreal ILLUSION
Turrets made of imaginative calligraphy 
Ruins that echo CREATIVITY 
Yearning to belong...

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Categories: imaginative, imagination, inspirational
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare
It was glorious ...

A glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the reach,
(so...

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Categories: imaginative, beauty, color, memory, ocean, sea, travel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member - Through The Keyhole -

What do you see
Look closer
Go from room to room
To;
The stone in the apple

Adventurous and imaginative
Into eternity or silent death
A landscape
A gentle and warm wind

Bright and...

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Categories: imaginative, fantasy, mystery, places, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When Nature's Beauty And Sky's Heart Became One - a collaboration with Robert Lindley


Emerald glen, I first saw angel’s wings come down
one of Nature's bright treasures outside our small town;
as brilliant glows entered sad heart and seeing eyes,
I...

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Categories: imaginative, beauty, life, nature, romance, soulmate, true
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member When Nature's Beauty and Sky's Heart Became One
When Nature's Beauty and Sky's Heart Became One
 
Emerald glen, I first saw angel’s wings come down
one of Nature's bright treasures outside our small town;
as...

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Categories: imaginative, appreciation, beautiful, desire, fantasy, love, nature,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Saudade
To think again of what could have been;
Those painfully painless imaginative dreams of cloudless days
with winds whispering love's scent through new spring clover,
of walking barefoot...

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Categories: imaginative, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How To Write A Poem

Take a moment of your time
And listen to your heart’s insight
Think about what you should write
Will it be personal or fictional?

Should your poem begin with...

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Categories: imaginative, appreciation, poems, poetess, poetry, poets, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Walk I, Naked Under Pallid New Moons
QUOTE:
“The moon is a loyal companion.
It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast,
knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever
just as we do....

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Categories: imaginative, art, deep, destiny, life, love, moon,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member She A Dream Raven, Ghost Of Ill Repute
(1.)
Beware, Nightmarish Dreams Are Oft By Raven Sent,
(In Tribute To Edgar Allen Poe)

When incantations stoke fiery embers,
eerie nights, their sounds roust to remember
ghosts of yesteryears,...

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Categories: imaginative, appreciation, art, creation, dark, fear, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Le It Snow - Let It SnoW -


Grand silence of snow
Some say they can feel it in their big toe

Cold and raw northern wind blow
Every house and every fence will be white...

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Categories: imaginative, beauty, fun, snow, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BEAUTY ABIDES
BEAUTY ABIDES

Beauty abides, and as her lover, 
I lift her veil to see transparent eyes glimmering
with an enticement worthy of seduction.

Touching some primordial passion, 
she...

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Categories: imaginative, beautiful, desire, dream, emotions, fantasy, image,
Form: Blank verse
Dear King-
# oi KING Mandalay

Influence by the element of air,
You had me at love’s first stare.

Ruled by the element of your water,
Emotions no one can slaughter.

You...

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Categories: imaginative, adventure, fantasy, romance, me, sweet, emotions,
Form: Couplet
Hello
     

               I’m reaching   ...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imaginative, art, hello,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member MR BUNGO
Zany and free spirited, Mr. Bungo is a one man show
Yodeling any song you like, doing the "old soft shoe"
Xenial to one and all, he...

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Categories: imaginative, children, fun, imagination,
Form: ABC
Jimmy and Brianna
Jimmy
imaginative, poetic
learning, protecting, misjudging
father, parent, daughter, child
accepting, forgiving, understanding
artistic, gorgeous
Brianna


*Written for my middle child Brianna - daddy loves you!!!...

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Categories: imaginative, daughter, family, father, love
Form: Diamante
Premium Member You Are NOT Real
I wonder if my older brothers recall
how big my eyes got, how I begged "STOP," 	
how distant I was for days 
after they held me...

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Categories: imaginative, childhood, fear, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Into the Weeds
Young girls’ bright eyes widened
Behold our wild wheat field
Playground for imaginative innocents

Gracefully swaying amber stalks
Feathered with grain centers
Ostrich plumes reaching for azure sky

Such was the...

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Categories: imaginative, childhood, introspection, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alms The Poor
Alms For The Poor

~~~~~~ The Clever Beggar ~~~~~~

The not so old beggar stood 
before me,with outstretched 
arms and a sadden stare
He ask me for sixty-five...

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Categories: imaginative,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Poetic Licence
Poetic Licence

I've been granted my Poetic Licence,
Which allows me to write as I find.
Exaggeration here, embellishment there,
A free spirited open mind.

With vivid inspired imagination,
I see...

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imaginative, adventure, animal, imagination, symbolism, visionary, write,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pterodactyls Thriving
Pterodactyls Thriving

On steamy summer days as warm waves lap the shore
     The pelicans pass over in perfect V-form

Their silhouettes appear dark...

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Categories: imaginative, animals, imagination, mystery
Form: Couplet