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Best Simile Poems

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

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...

(I own this- edition)

more organic...

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Categories: simile, creation, metaphor, poems, poetry,

Premium Member Our World Changing, Not For The Better
It's not hard to see or tell this world of ours 
Isn't the same as it used to be. Granted, it has 
Never been perfect,...

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Categories: simile, anger, emotions, life, political,

The Statue
A hand of fine art
carving impressions of heart
beauty to embalm.
A creation glorified
inspiring while life denied.

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Categories: simile, art, inspiration, pain, poetess,

Like drops of paint on a painter’s easel
Resting quietly, patiently among others
To gently decorate the canvas;

Like soft silk folds of a lady’s dress
Pooling out, freshly...

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© Rosy Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: flower, simile,

Love in my veins
Your love flows through my veins
like the Nile River flows through
the sands of Eygpt.
Love flows through my veins
like rivers that break off into endless streams

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Categories: simile, beautiful, feelings, for her,

Premium Member of love of war
of love of war

the staff of a prophet, seen
fairness not imagine, sings
shouting out, obscenity
recognized, yet

in search of fame, seeking stance
the moment arises, seek
of voice of...

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Categories: simile, angst, celebrity, encouraging, freedom,

Premium Member My Only Flame
My Only Flame

Love, like fire, is all-consuming,
And forever should be blooming.
Endless courtship is not a game.
As we watch each year’s seasons turn,
My torch for you...

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Categories: simile, fire, flower, love, marriage,

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: simile, abuse, age, art, business,

Premium Member - Letter To My Sweetheart -


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Categories: husband, kiss, love, simile,

Simple Man

I’m a simple man 
In a simple world
Living a simple life
Loving a simple girl
Simplicity such
A wonderful thing
Got a simple heart
That wants to sing

So every day...

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Categories: beauty, love, simile, simple,

I miss you
I miss you, 
like the sky misses the stars.
like the streets when there are no cars.
like a government that has no laws,
like music, when it...

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Categories: simile, cute love, funny love,

A mother's treasures
A solitary piece the diamond
precious rare gem most treasured
by those lucky enough to hold
Once in possession it is rarely out of grasp
Like the gemstone the...

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Categories: simile, beautiful, beauty, care, caregiving,

Star Wish
Have You Ever Wished upon a Star?
And Did Your Wish Come True?
I Think I've Wished for Many Things,
But this Is My Wish for You.

I'd like...

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Categories: happiness, simile,

Premium Member Introspection On Toast
There once was a picture that wormed itself into my reverie
On a gray, cloudy morning, whilst it was raining and cold.
In this one picture were...

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Categories: food, introspection, life, simile,

Being Bipolar Is Like A Rose
Being bipolar
is like a rose born missing
some of its petals,—
its color is more vibrant
than all the other roses'!

It may never be
part of a "perfect" bouquet,—

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Categories: simile, depression, hope, metaphor, rose,

Premium Member Butterflies Are Free
Butterflies Are Free…
(For Karma Nurisha Wa Kupenda)

I touched a butterfly;
It flew away

Into the gentle breeze.

Through the prism of my tears,
Rainbows caressed the skies:

I miss you

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Categories: simile, beauty, blessing, butterfly, child,

Premium Member Ice Cream Store
As you open the door...
you are momentarily transported
back to an innocent child like state.
Your concentration wavers 
as your senses react like a 4th of July

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Categories: funny, giggle, simile,

Premium Member I Am The River
I Am The River…
I am the river;
poured out
of God’s  
celestial pitcher:
a full river;
swollen with His tears.

I am the river;
my banks hold
the flow
of a nation:

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Categories: simile, allegory, black african american,

A Tale of Tears
Tired of talking too much
I wish to rest my rhymes.
Now is time to give ears
To your titanic tale of tears.
The heart that was under constraint

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Categories: simile, desire, destiny, life, love,

The horizon cuts straight, long, hard
silently declining less than a degree

like toys across a cartoon’s one frame stillness
a small yacht rocks like a child’s boat

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Categories: beach, sea, simile,

Premium Member - CHOCOLATE -

Cute as an angel
Heavenly - Oh, gosh
One of a kind
Chubby hands, love the hair
Only one little bite
Lovely magical moments
Amazing pleasure
Tasty - but a little sticky

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Categories: angel, child, chocolate, simile,

Silent Beauty
The owl's feathers were like ash
They circled inward
Like a void
Pierced by the suns within...

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Categories: animal, bird, peace, simile,


As the sharp rays
of sunlight slowly sliced
through the tarrying tinted clouds,
I wiped away the web

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Categories: allegory, emotions, simile, word

Poetic Parallels

Ideas spin round like maple seeds seeking a spot to sprout.
Our minds are the pond where these tadpoles of thought mature over time.
Polliwogs become frogs;...

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Categories: nature, poetry, simile, writing,

Premium Member What Turned To Stone
"What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow out of this stony rubbish?"
- T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land.

Who tries to grow out of this...

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Categories: psychological, simile, time, water,