Best Imagism Poems
Below are the all-time best Imagism poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of imagism poems written by PoetrySoup members
Take Me Somewhere Exotic
color, imagery, lost love,
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...
Peacocks and Predators
The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...
Swallow Whole The Moon
imagery, nature, poetry,
With mouth open wide
I swallow whole the moon
hoping to feel the tides
deep within the womb
of my feminine side
allow this man to bloom.
Pregnant with ideas
With a chill still in the wind, spring arrives
Clutching her white coat that slowly melts
In Sun's warmth, coaxing blossom's birth.
Humidity heavy with the scent of...
PHOTOGRAPHS AND POEMS
art, beauty, film, words,
With my brightened lens, I watch you
mystically zooming in zooming out,
and my eyes focus on the shutter where
a hundred gulls...
Till My Poems Are, no More
I bequeath to you my poems,
For words are all I own--
May the images of snow and fall
Bring you comfort when alone.
And I will leave you...
Paint A Picture Black and Gray
africa, art, dark, grief,
Pull out the easel
set the canvas positioned long and slender clean slate.
Sketch the figures huddled and dark bound hostage
love, lust, senses,
Raise my temperature
Heighten my senses
Make me tingle all over
Apply your hands to my trembling body
ANOTHER AFRICAN DAWN
introspection, day, time,
ANOTHER AFRICAN DAWN
The silence of the dawn even before
the first bird sings its unique little composition to the world
crispness of the previous night fills the...
angst, nostalgia, sad,
“Alive,” she said,
“and becoming such a beautifully-
Where-in you walk wispy
through the moon’s light
shinning on the branches
of leafless trees.
Then tomorrow shakes his tired...
fruit, imagery, lost love,
I kissed July's hot tangerine lips
swam in cool aquamarine eyes
basked in blond and honey rays
dreamed in mango pomegranate sunsets
of lime hillsides and marmalade roses
i imagined finding a bottle in the desert sea
all encased with jewels it mystified me
i open up the bottle
and out comes a puff...
crazy, humorous, hyperbole,
There's a place whence children dwell amid
fairy stories, popcorn rainbows & candied unicorns,
which is fine & dandy except when
you're supposed to be a grown-ass adult,
Blood and Coral
Dusk seeps lapis
The horizon looms
in blood and coral
from peacock plumes
caws of darkness
into the coming day
A Resplendence of Sunflowers
love, romance, seasons, summer,
As brief as summer
across my heart's desert
like a Santa Ana wind's hot kiss.
Now the eastern passes
are still and gray
as virgin rocks
unto a land
on a cream-colored comforter
I care not
for a cacophony
near my ear
but vague vestiges
of vanilla whispers
in an ivory bowl
Mid Summer Standard Contest
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beach, bird, boat, ocean,
Idle porcelain boats
on a teal harbor
cast like kelp
a cerulean channel
Atop turtle islands
are pearls gleaming
Could I but turn a sapphire inside out,
And walk beneath its night blue skies,
Lighted only by diamonds set therein.
I would find it dull as...
fish, imagery, journey, life,
Through the water they glide,
an immense mosaic of millions of silvery fish
on their migratory run,
obeying a call immemorial,
a mystery of aquatic...
Can't Take Much Mo
I could pound her head against a brick wall
or find some modicum of logic to install
but those would probably do no good at all
in the center
of it all……
to a passing
John G. Lawless
A Curious Cat Roams At Peace
Yellow moon size star rays shining through,
Nighttime in the forest.
Red cardinals mutter, mourning doves coo
On branches in sleep
Roosting in their wait for...
WHAT I SEE BEYOND NIGHT'S SKY
Beyond the mantle of a pewter night
I see comets in their own realm past
Earth's sky, gloaming through lattices
Woven by celestial yarns... a grandeur
My Soul Belongs to You
devotion, god, love,
I feel your spirit in the trees
As your blessed birds
Surround me with their song.
THE CRYSTAL FLOWER
One crystal flower swelled in a garden,
standing with pride and beauty all day,
Bees tried to steal her nectar and taste.
One day, somebody's...