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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

Premium Member Like a Book
Like a Book

He read her like a book 
as her wistful words poured forth
from deep within the pages
of her tender seeking soul.

He lay mesmerized 

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Categories: books, love, sensual, simile,
Form: Free verse

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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tree is like a Blank Book
A tree is like a blank book
that nature writes her seasons on 
In Winter branches are woebegone
With snow and ice and brazen rook

A tree is...

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Categories: change, nature, simile,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Our World Changing, Not For The Better - POTD
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,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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: simile, analogy, imagery, metaphor, nature,
Form: Haiku

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,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Composing Poetry

                    My thoughts like wafts of...

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Categories: passion, simile, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As Fresh As A Daisy

In my meadow the scent of spring ripples in air, 
I see the dance of patina on dainty petals of daisy, 
unfurling with the touch...

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Categories: analogy, beauty, flower, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What It Isn't
it isn't what it is
it is what it isn't

a window               ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: metaphor, simile, surreal, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
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?
Premium Member - Letter To My Sweetheart -


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Categories: husband, kiss, love, simile,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Romanticism
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Dodoitsu
Love You Like the Sea
I'll love you like the ocean
I'll love you like the sea

I'll caress you like the salty breeze
Does caress those white-capped crests
I'll embrace you as the...

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Categories: simile, analogy, i love you,
Form: Personification
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
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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Personification
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,
Form: Acrostic
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...

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Categories: simile, beautiful, beauty, care, caregiving,
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
Oh, the mystery of the Sea!
What treasures lie within your depths?
I stood upon the rocks looking out to sea,
And I heard the roaring waves
As they...

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Categories: simile, childhood, history, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''Being Bipolar Is Like a Rose'': a Sequence of Tankas
Being bipolar
is like a Rose whose bloom is 
missing some petals: 
but her color is deeper 
than all the other roses.

She may never be
part of...

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Categories: simile, depression, hope, metaphor, rose,
Form: Tanka
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,
Form: Free verse