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Best Symbolism Poems

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


THE ROSE
~THE ROSE~

This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...

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Categories: symbolism, absence, allusion, death, depression,



Premium Member The End
The End

Seeing through these cold dead eyes now,
This world looks much different.

The scars of one’s life entire,
Appear now for all to see.

What once meant everything,
Really...

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Categories: symbolism, change, death, god, heaven,

Premium Member Love's Alchemy is Eternal
Love’s Alchemy is Eternal

Your look, touch, and scent now so perfect pure,
Enchants my true emotions and soaring passion.
I knoweth now our love shall always endure,
As...

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Categories: symbolism, dream, emotions, god, heaven,

The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: symbolism, community, pride, princess, strength,

Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: symbolism, appreciation, art, character, meaningful,

Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism,

Premium Member Venus Gifts A Yarrow's Kiss


Oh, weeping willow shed your sorrow
on whispering breeze to soothe your grief
within whose breaths a healing yarrow
to whisk away tears upon your leaf.

Sweet rustling zephyrs...

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Categories: symbolism, emotions, heartbreak, hope, sorrow,

BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: symbolism, art, beauty, betrayal, child,

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: symbolism, abuse, evil, leadership, political,

Premium Member RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS
RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS

Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: symbolism, art, friendship, meaningful, nature,

Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: symbolism, autumn, england, myth, nature,

Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, evil, fantasy, horror,

Premium Member Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys
Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys

When walking in splatter of Spring's anticipated rains
blessed is the youth in you, if wearing no shoes;
further given if you can...

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Categories: symbolism, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation,

The Ballad Of Poet Destroyer
"The Ballad of The Poet Destroyer"

Destroyer, and creator of words
Flying high on the wings of a bird
Drowning every inch, by foes and friends
Where has she...

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Categories: symbolism, absence, courage, me, missing

Premium Member The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,

Premium Member The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption
The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption

She gave me a foundation of love's pleasures
complete with wondrous bountiful measures
she a gentle goddess of golden hues,
swept this heart away,...

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Categories: symbolism, art, beautiful, imagination, inspiration,

Premium Member The Mind's Cornfield
The Mind’s Cornfield

Dreaming deeply on this dark, dank, frigid-cold night,
My spirit-body walks freely in this place of solitude—
The Mind’s Cornfield, where fantasy and reality are...

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Categories: symbolism, allegory, death, emotions, faith,

Whisky Moment
~the Fear of Never~ A DRINK TO REMEMBER!


   And the fire catches every time, my heart needs a sip
I bear no shame pouring,...

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Categories: symbolism, abuse, addiction, celebration, muse,

Soul mates solace
When my final shadows cling on desperately
Where I fight formidable battles
to merely hold the light
I send you loving vibrations
and soul sustenance
Deep from the cathedral
of one...

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Categories: symbolism, art, bereavement, body, care,

Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse,

Premium Member Promise of the Pomegranates
Outside the city where the pomegranates grow,
where a heart is free and the sky is wide
where time is slow like a rivers flow
and the crow...

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Categories: hope, nature, seasons, symbolism,

Premium Member - The Demons Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror -
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,

Premium Member The Voice
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Categories: imagination, journey, metaphor, symbolism,

Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, dream, evil, faith,

Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: symbolism, dark, evil, fantasy, horror,