Get Your Premium Membership

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 Separated By A Common Language
"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." 

Read More
© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, england, language, word
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Language of Blue
The Language of Blue

Sinking into the lyrical language of blue
Prime layers of still solitude speak
 With muted voices
  In sapphire soprano rhapsodies,
Lines of bass...

Read More
Categories: blue, language, music,
Form: Free verse
The Language of Creation
When I think of poetry
I think of a child manipulating
his first steps, the wobbly nature
of his strides~that confused, meandering
toddle, and then trip and fall –...

Read More
© Joe DiMino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: creation, god, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: emotions, immigration, inspiration, language,
Form: Prose Poetry
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

Read More
Categories: language, love,
Form: Free verse

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...

Read More
Categories: father daughter, hurt, language,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: language, education, growing up, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FEELINGS

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

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

Read More
Categories: imagination, introspection, language, universe,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member A Poem for Michael
Myself I’ve never been
much of a mathematician 
Algebra and stuff
didn’t add up to much
when I made the decision 
to respond to you 
our multi-versed 

Read More
Categories: language, abuse, angst, discrimination, identity,
Form: Rhyme

Oh, eternal Poetry:

Divine language of the Gods

Soul of my soul

Thought of my thought

Breath of my breath

Heart of my heart.

On your enchanting chest

Let me forever linger



Read More
Categories: god, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: language, africa, appreciation, birth, blessing,
Form: Bio
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...

Read More
Categories: language, imagination, on writing and
Form: Rhyme
Dance With Me
Writing is dancing with words...
     a titillating tango with verbs delicious...

Read More
Categories: language, poetry,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Let Me Translate
Let me translate
My love for you
From written.... to touched
From syllable sensuality
To physical functionality
From verbal to nonverbal virtual reality

Or better yet
Let me translate them into...

Read More
Categories: language, sensual,
Form: Free verse
English is not a language 
one can ever get ahead of--
there are just too many words! 
Like 'ludic; for example: meaning
playful, in the sense of...

Read More
Categories: humorous, language,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird, humorous, language, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Me Thinking, B Thinking
I’m thinking of the letter “B”
    So close and yet so far
It seems a bit unfair to me

Read More
Categories: fun, humor, language,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
Categories: appreciation, language, weather,
Form: Free verse
Longing For You
Sunlight kissed the horizon; our young age,
leaving dots and dashes upon our crisp page.
Wild flower and Wonders, we both did grow;
watching seasons change from spring...

Read More
Categories: age, autumn, language, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Their Greater Sin - Pet Hate

They call one who speaks for Liberty a Fascist
They claim man made end of world as a proven tenet
And to them ‘free’ means...

Read More
Categories: language,
Form: Sonnet
Ma langue française n'est pas assez bonne pour 
te dire ce que je veux tellement à dire. 
Les mots sont nécessaires pour tout l'amour, 

Read More
Categories: language, love,
Form: Sonnet
Wales 1 Germany 0

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

Read More
Categories: language,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
Categories: language, abuse, age, art, business,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: language, character, fun, girl, hip
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: humor, language, philosophy, words,
Form: Rhyme