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Best Shape Poems

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


Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: shape, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic



The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: shape, love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, earth, light, love, romance,
Form: Shape
Premium Member H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E
               Oh how I love you.
     ...

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Categories: i love you, life, love,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Love Beyond the Pale
You lay upon the warm wet earth
now ripped from limb to limb.
Your present shape denies the girth
of your form in its prime.

A life cut short...

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Categories: shape, abuse, devotion, lost love,
Form: Quatrain



Hidden Treasures

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Categories: art,
Form: Shape
I Knitted You A Scarf
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Categories: french, humor, humorous, imagination, light, money,
Form: Shape
So Soft is the Sonnet of Willows
This is a very long poem and I will understand if you choose not to spend the time reading it. 
It is something I wrote...

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Categories: shape, life, longing, love,
Form: Rhyme
POETRY FOR POETS: i own this- edition
Well hopefully you've read the last "Poetry for Poets", now here's the one I wanted to write, enjoy...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: shape, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry, simile, word
Form: Free verse
H Stands For Human Resources

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Categories: philosophy,
Form: Shape
Under the Same Moon -3-Way-Collaboration-
 ~Under the Same Moon~

P.D.
Our days are different, living under the same moon
Down here in TEXAS, life carries a different tune
This world spins on its...

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Categories: shape, friendship, lifeworld, life, love,
Form: Couplet
Diamond Cut
"A Broken Demo"

In a desperate cry for help
She hires every jeweler
A cheap sheep crying, Wolf!
Using old repeating politic
utilizing lies * manipulation 
To cover the Glass...

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Categories: shape, abuse, evil, leadership, political, power, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Melodious Muse
** I apologize, but if you're viewing this on a phone, it probably wont look right, as the browser page on a phone is not...

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Categories: shape, analogy, inspiration, love, metaphor, muse, music,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Five Letter Words
Noble Souls

Noble souls arise,
build steps,
forge roads,
carry tough loads,
scale peaks,
quell fears,
dream stars which blaze,
clear those black skies.
These souls would tears erase.

Noble souls offer cheer,
avoid wrath
crush their...

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Categories: shape, appreciation,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Odd Od Dodo
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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Spring Bud
                        ...

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Categories: life, love, nostalgia, sad, seasons, time,
Form: Shape
Premium Member First Love
Returning home again after many years away
I find our secret path along the Fundy Bay
That happy place where long ago we played
Where all our dreams...

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Categories: shape, childhood, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member For The Love of Poetry
For love of poetry, spellbound am I
by force, that takes me to the land of words.
Beyond control, this power has its way
that leads me to...

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Categories: shape, poetry, poets, words,
Form: Blank verse
Like A Moth To A Flame

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Is
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Nature's Glory
As a quarry?
Alone and at peace
A life, a new lease
I pull up a piece...

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Categories: abuse, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, care, creation,
Form: Shape
kaleidoscope
through a tiny lens
held firmly with hands
eyes gaze in awe..

with a simple twist
colours explode harmoniously
bright, sparkling,blinding..

the colours are stunning
so vivid, so alive
with truth as in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: shape, faith, hope, imagination, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Strangely Beautiful
If moonbeams’ fickle shadow-plays collude
with tousled sheets to take the shape of you,
And silent sighing pillow-tops exude
your scent, how do I see the night-time through?
If...

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Categories: shape, absence, beautiful, lonely, longing, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
I Don't Believe In fairytales
 Like an evening sun
I settle by the lake
Wearing nothing but my thought
as I recall your name.

I recall last moments
Green shades where we have been
Your...

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Categories: shape, age,
Form: Free verse
Circle
A circle is round, it never ends, 
That's how long you'll be my friend....

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Categories: shape, 8th grade, care,
Form: Free verse
A Leap Of Faith

               maybe
my works are only writes
   should poetry speak...

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Categories: shape, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why I Weep
I'm named a willow tree and live in grace,
the whole of me distinctive in its shape.
My elegance well suits this lush landscape
of hillocks flung across...

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Categories: shape, natureme,
Form: Italian Sonnet