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Best Onomatopoeia Poems

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


Premium Member I wander the desert alone
Aimlessly I meander in expansive barren-landscape
Whipped by the assault of rustling windy gales
Embossing sandy designs resembling ocean waves
Simulating pools of water in mirage of seascapes.

Plateaus...

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Categories: imagery, metaphor, nature, onomatopoeia,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Mistitation

the droplets pitter-pattered
as my footprints melted into doesn't-matters
and all the buzzings and birds skitter-scattered
and, with Beauty on the nigh...all thought shattered...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, rain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Owl Whoo Whoo
               Owl’s Whoo Whoo……

Do not ask me whoo is whoo?
 ...

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Categories: funny, happy, onomatopoeia,
Form: Personification
SATAN OSCILLATE MY METALLIC SONATAS
*****To the naked EYE, this poem may seem like gibberish,
but I assure you it is loaded with 24 palindromes,
3 palindrome phrases, 1 hidden palindrome phrase,
and...

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Categories: humorous, nonsense, onomatopoeia, parody,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Scene From A Bike Ride

Like a royal parade,
they waddled across
the well traveled thoroughfare
teeming with autos crawling to a stop;
otherwise road rage reduced to admiration.

The regal drake held his head...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, analogy, animal, beauty, environment,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Inner Light
My soul is trapped, unable to get free.
Under the shattered pieces of my heart.
Darkness where inner light should be.
Without the light my soul will fall...

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Categories: dark, light, onomatopoeia, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ssssss
Snake's hiss
  Death's kiss...

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Categories: death, onomatopoeia, sound,
Form: Footle
Happy
John was as a free bird, happy,
Living his life, happy.
When others were sad John, happy,
When John did go no one, happy.
For life is not long...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, christian, death, happy, heaven,
Form: Epitaph
Rain Dance Poem
When a poem is born
What is the chance
Of words in rain
Drip drop dance

Ping ting sing
Pitter patter rhyme
Rain dance acceleration
Makes my poem climb

Dribble drench drizzle
Thinking on...

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Categories: cry, onomatopoeia, rain, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Rain
When it rain, it pours
It's like opening every doors
Whizzing wind, Whispering breeze
Makes your senses at ease.

When it rain it pours
It's like knocking every doors
Thunder here,...

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Categories: imagery, onomatopoeia, rain,
Form: Lyric
The wind The wind
The wind or the wind                    ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, jesus, life, onomatopoeia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ring a Ling, Ding a Ling
Ho. Ho. Ho. Here we go,
blow off the calendar 
for show.

Racy red, glazy green 
and bright white  
blaze into sight.

Hell's bells, boredom tells.
Yuletide pride...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: onomatopoeia,
Form: Light Verse
One More Day
Tap. Tap. Tap.
Shoes. Clicking against the tiles.

Cling. Cling. Cling.
Keys. Jingling against each other. 

Clink. Clink. Clink.
Cuffs. Clanking against the bars. 

Drip. Drip. Drip.
Water. Smacking against...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, prison, psychological, repetition,
Form: I do not know?
Fireworks
The cold night is awoken and warmed 
A family of excitement ready to release their arsenal
Stored under the stairs until the big night
Let the show...

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Categories: firework, onomatopoeia,
Form: Narrative
Oh no too moppy ahhhhhh
Pop 
hiss
hoot
meow 

pow
whose 
poop

knock knock knock
bang bang
locked
tick tock

whistle
whizz
wheeze
whimsy
wreck

shoot
smash
mish mash
toot

sissy
ring ring

mawl
freeze
hang
shoot

zeees...

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Categories: conflict, howl, onomatopoeia, words,
Form: Free verse
Walking Seven Steps Together
(Walking Seven Steps)

Catching the last shot of the sunset sky
Even more rustier than before
Delayed my departure.
I asked my friends to go ahead 
And I would...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, autumn, dark, friendship, moon,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Complexus-Syntaxus-Maximus
Complexus-Syntaxus-Maximus

Complexity-Syntaxity
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound
Flamboyant expression
Poetic modernity new.

Seeking no rifacimento
Onomatopoeia
Confusing readers so
Intricate verses make us blue.

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved 
November 22, 2014
(Double Dactyl)
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Categories: onomatopoeia, allegory, confusion, imagery, introspection,
Form: Double Dactyl
Twang toot Fing Foo
Twang toot Fing Foo
Jingle jingle rattle boo
Tiger Tiger splash, squish
Skycrapper’s crashing swish
Wretched retches snorting  snuck
Timtimbuctoo’s belching buck
Whoosh whoosh Winnie Treetree murmur
Croaking frogie's hiss hiss...

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Categories: onomatopoeia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member OOMPH OOZE ORBIT

Pleasure primes pain,
Wit wonders why?
Glimpse gutsy gain,
Style sanguine sigh.


Fancy feels faint,
Big blossoms bulge;
Queer questions quaint,
Ideas indulge.


Prompt payment plays,
Ask apt award;
Death delays day,
Reap real reward.


Action aids...

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Categories: onomatopoeia,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Heart Love Speech
Heart’s Love Speech



My girl (archaic)
has my raincoat.

And I...
Well, I (adverb)...
have never been so -
Happy (pronoun)

to sit outside,
pondside,
in the rain (verb).
Just me and (subordinating conjunction) Basho...

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Categories: hyperbole, language, love, onomatopoeia,
Form: Free verse
Treehouse
They went through the woods
in worn out shoes
to pick a life no one should,
to make a choice no other’d choose:

To defend the trees,
their roots, their...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, earth, fantasy, fire, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
My Monster
My Monster

Every week on Good Friday I get restless
Palpitations rise for my week end disasters
A monster boldly barges into my silent abode
Depriving me of my...

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Categories: onomatopoeia, art, child, color, nursery
Form: Light Verse
wheres the Love
Break from blowing heat
tip-toe creeping on concrete
trust cut deeper holes.
2-4-16...

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© Mark Merk  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: onomatopoeia, loneliness, lost love, nature,
Form: Haiku
Ogden Ash
I think that I may never see a
tree's sounds lovely as onomatopoeia

to see, to hear, just too profound
sound beats cool on worded ground

ain't it funny...

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© Goode Guy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, humor, imagery, onomatopoeia,
Form: Couplet
An Horological Dunce
"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once."--Einstein

"what's time," asked the tyke
"just pick any time you like
since they all happen...

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Categories: funny, onomatopoeia, time,
Form: Limerick