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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...

POETRY FOR POETS 
(I own this- edition)

Poems
more organic...

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Categories: creation, metaphor, poems, poetry, simile, word
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Big Fat NA Morning
Well I wrote some lines, took a long, long time,
Got the metre right, polished up my rhyme,
Used some simile, used some metaphor, 
Used some words...

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Categories: simile, fun, funny, humor, humorous, murder, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sickbags
Troop-troop-a-troop, into line, bright-eyed poets,
There’s one way to write now! We’ve told you! You know it!
Don’t mention your heart or your soul, don’t go aching
Or...

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Categories: simile, fun, funny, humor, humorous, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
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: anger, emotions, life, political, simile, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Poetry Pilgrimage
To begin, time and money we give
For our quest, our poetry pilgrimage
Here, our band of bards congregate
Here, we speak the language of language
The secret handshake...

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Categories: simile, community, journey, poets, together,
Form: Free verse



My Beautiful Pocahontus ~
Red Cloud....

These reminiscing waters have grown somewhat stagnant now; mirthless repose

It seems as the shimmering simile river begins its, millennials requiem

Canines still echoing somewhere beyond...

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Categories: simile, life, love, time
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member 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: art, inspiration, pain, poetess, simile,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Haiku Triad

Monitoring self,
nature made her decisions:
disaster rained down…

The water rose—
Life sank beneath the level;
hope floated above…

Like Noah, we wait…
flooding water standing still—
Vultures roost on wires.
...

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Categories: analogy, imagery, metaphor, nature, rain, simile,
Form: Haiku
I think of you
As

bees do of nectar
seeds do of soil
birds do of berries
shells do of sea . . .

I always think of You....

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Categories: simile, devotion, love, poetess, poetry, romantic, romantic
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member How do you write poetry
Brick by brick you build your house
   To get married, go find a spouse
Step by step, toddlers start to walk
   Sound...

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Categories: simile, poetry, student, teacher,
Form: Rhyme
Flowers
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,
Form: I do not know?
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
and...

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Categories: simile, beautiful, feelings, for her, garden, girl,
Form: Romanticism
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, irony, metaphor,
Form: Dodoitsu
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: fire, flower, love, marriage, simile, wife,
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...

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Categories: simile, abuse, age, art, business, career, change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Letter To My Sweetheart -
 




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Categories: husband, kiss, love, simile,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
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, i miss
Form: Personification
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, character, child,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member 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,—
but...

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Categories: depression, hope, metaphor, rose, simile,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Butterflies Are Free
Butterflies Are Free…
(For Karma Nurisha Wa Kupenda)

I touched a butterfly;
It flew away
Free:

Soaring
Into the gentle breeze.

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

I miss you
And...

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Categories: simile, beauty, blessing, butterfly, child, girl, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Day The Stranger Came
The day the stranger came, we bade
goodbye to our mad sanity,
Our high hopes for humanity
traipsed off in treachery’s parade.

He took our trust and trussed us...

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Categories: simile, betrayal,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member NYMPHS ON MIDDAY PROTEST - FIVE LINES
NYMPHS ON MIDDAY PROTEST


Crystal nymphs frolic at day-spring
Unto puffs, upon hush of blossom breast
sliding and gliding like dangling strings
Chilling the fever of midday protest
soft-sweet rest...

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Categories: simile, beautiful, flower, happy, imagination, nature,
Form: Quintain (English)