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Best Language Poems

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


Premium Member Americans Can't Spell
You Americans really can’t spell,
There, I’ve said it out loud - what the hell!
Though we all recognise,
And, yes, humour your tries,
Well, the fact is, you’ve...

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Categories: language, fun, funny, humor, humorous,



Premium Member FEELINGS
FEELINGS


Feelings,
Masters of my destiny
Lords of my life
Strength of my dreams
Instigators of my actions

Burning fire you are 
Consuming my whole 
Being:
My heart
My mind 
My soul
My spirit,...

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Categories: language, imagination, introspection, on writing

Liquid Love
I pour myself 
into you:
cool 
and pure
Changing my form
to fit perfectly 
against your edges.
Liquid Love,
becoming anything
 you want me to be.

But you remain rigid,
and fixed
a...

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© Julia Ford  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: language, crush, deep, dream, drink,

Language Barrier
I couldn’t understand the language she spoke,

at least not all of it,

but the emotion pouring past her lips, 

the tears in her eyes, her clenched...

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Categories: emotions, immigration, inspiration, language,

Rhythmic Perfection (anapestic trimeter)
There's a river that twists in the mind
that I plunder and ravish with sieves,
on crusades to the summit of rhyme
where my Phoenix of tropes and...

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Categories: language, imagination, on writing and

Broken English
I love my broken English

Am in love with my broken English

Am honored to have two other languages

The ability to think from language to language is...

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Categories: language, africa, appreciation, birth, blessing,

Dance With Me
Writing is dancing with words...
     a titillating tango with verbs delicious...
          a...

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Categories: language, poetry,

Premium Member Let Me Translate
Let me translate
My love for you
From written.... to spoken....to touched
From syllable sensuality
To physical functionality
From verbal to nonverbal virtual reality

Or better yet
Let me translate them into...

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Categories: language, sensual,

Premium Member Speak My Language
Speak my language
A language of love I can understand
My heart language
Understand my need
My desire to be understood
Speak my language

Speak fluently to my heart
Words of Affirmation
I...

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Categories: language, love,

Premium Member Of Snow And Ice
Fifty-two words in Inuktitut 
A full deck plus a Joker
That's me

As a bike courier 
Each day's weather
Was a new game to play
Winter storms a sport...

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Categories: appreciation, language, weather,

Premium Member Captain 'effing' Flint



My parrots name was Captain Flint,
Boy that bird could swear.
I never invited visitors,
So blue was the air.

He'd squawk "pretty effing polly"
Or "give us a cracker...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird, humorous, language, pets,

Premium Member The Language of Silence
We don't talk about it, I was mutely told,
Schooled in your nonverbal narcissism, I Attest
I became a linguist in the language of silence;

The tightened line...

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Categories: father daughter, hurt, language,

Me Thinking, B Thinking
I’m thinking of the letter “B”
    So close and yet so far
It seems a bit unfair to me
    ...

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Categories: fun, humor, language,

Premium Member Wales 1 Germany 0
WALES 1 GERMANY didn’t

The Germans take great pride
In long words measured by the clock
But can they compete when vied
With Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch...

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Categories: language,

The Color Missing
The Color Missing
Red, black, and blue are the colors of our work pens. Red is the color of the blood we spill on other people’s...

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Categories: language, abuse, age, art, business,

Shawty Got Swag
$hawty Got $wag

Shawty got swag,
Shawty mad dope.
Face all cheesin’,
She real turned up.
Goin’ to da club,
She steppin' wit her peeps,
Lookin’ so ratchet,
She’s straight up hoochie.

No racks...

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Categories: language, character, fun, girl, hip

Premium Member The Word
In the beginning was the word
Before that, no noun, no thing
Then no sound was ever heard
And no passing bell would ring

So therefore no adjective was...

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Categories: humor, language, philosophy, words,

Growing Up With The Language of Kings
I always had this fascination with the English language. 
Ever since I learned to read and write, 
it captivated my interest, beside my own native...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: language, education, growing up, introspection,

If Languages Were Instruments
If languages were instruments,
English, the language of my own America,
Would be something like a piano.
Each word is clear and sharp-
When we sing, the note does...

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Categories: arabic, international, language, music,

Now gone
No good mornings
No good nights
You just know I'm fine
And it's killing me inside...

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Categories: language, for him, friend, hate,

Broken English
He speaks in broken English;
It's interesting to see my language this way-
Spread out like pieces of shattered ceramic,
The edge of each word tossing off glints...

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Categories: language, analogy, beautiful, culture, imagery,

Premium Member FREEDOM OF THE WRITTEN WORD
Does not the pen yield its ink unto the bare page,
For expressionism to spill forward expelling inspirations
Liberal curve, it’s the power of freedom of speech...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: language, art, imagination, inspiration, inspirational,

Premium Member An Echo Through Time
An Echo Through Time
 
An echo through time follows all now in kind;
It’s the moment when poets find their rhyme!

Past-Present events give us a mirror...

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Categories: allegory, change, language, passion,

teach me in a dream
Constellations of values and ethics 
like dancing stars in onyx nights. 
Majestic fields of ideals stay grounded 
in what only seems right. Keenly, I search...

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Categories: language, me, passion,

Premium Member Sleepless Nights
Insomnia, familiar friend,
crawled into bed this summer night
so once again, inflamed with dread
I wander now in pitch of dark 
and touch the places, now by...

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Categories: angst, imagination, mystery, language,