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Best Symbols Poems

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


The Swan
The Swan 

Feathers floating in the wind
Perform in slow motion,
Each drift into the shadows of yesterday
She is not me -- She is not you!

A theme,...

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Categories: symbols, beautiful, romantic, wife,
Form: Free verse



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: symbols, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: symbols, confusion, death, halloween, horror, imagination, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Periodical and Rash
elements combine
elements are periodical
periodical books bore
periodical tables
tables made of symbols
tables without plates
plates are round
plates which hold pi
pi is a formula
pi is a tool
tool for a...

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Categories: symbols, allegory,
Form: Blitz
Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: symbols, love, sad,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard fifth poet in my dedication series
(1.)  Honoring John Keats
, fifth poet in my dedication series

Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard

At the start comes just a solitary word
oft...

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Categories: symbols, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, poetry, poets,
Form: Sonnet
Behind the mask
Behind the mask there is a frail and fragile me
Enigmas clothed in conundrums; that the naked I can’t see

'Behind the mask is concealed, my authenticity
Examine...

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Categories: symbols, depression, life, sad, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - One Little Peek Into Heaven -

Symbols like a feather
is important and meaningful
for the person who receives them

A white feather
I see a sign from the angels
from your loved ones in heaven

Like...

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Categories: symbols, angel, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Christmas with Christ - Melchoir's Story
Christmas with Christ – Melchoir’s Story

Wondrous symbols and signs appear in the heavens,
heralding that an amazing event is about to happen…
the birth of a royal...

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Categories: symbols, christmas, jesus, joy, peace, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
In the Graveyard of Soldiers
On sunny summer mornings
the myriad markers gleam 
and shimmer dreamlike
in the distance.
Visions from the stillness rise,
but only of the past,
for in this place,
time has come
to...

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Categories: symbols, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Heart
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Heart
    (Second of Three Poem Trilogy)

II

Winter blowing in fierce, bitter cold now lingers
soon the "old and useless" will...

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Categories: symbols, appreciation, art, creation, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
The Moon Has Dimmed
This winter’s eve, 
               so clear, so bright
That crispness felt 
...

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Categories: symbols, love, passion, peoplelight, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Stepping into The Temple
I step into the temple
in search of painted dreams
Figures wrapped in irresistible shine 
they come to life within their fresco prisons
A kaleidoscope of painted saints
powerless...

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Categories: symbols, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry Soup and America 2019
Poetry Soup and America, 2019

A country rich in schools and diversity.
Many here have esteemed college degrees,
Yet, why do Americans communicate by smileys?
Worse, we cannot hold a...

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Categories: symbols, america, how i feel, inspiration, internet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Staccato Call

Symbols crashing on each side of the head;
One side magnificent, the other side, dread,

Violins play their calming current,
Bass and Cello raise anxious annulment

My caller is...

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Categories: symbols, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mythology of Celtic Circles
In the days of mystic Merlin and captivating Celtic lore
The Ancient Druids danced and exuberantly did explore
The Celtic Circles of cityscapes and festive furthermore

They gathered...

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Categories: symbols, destiny, mythology, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Do the Math
Fifty stars
and
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s...

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Categories: symbols, america, history, math, truth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Absentee Student Takes His Test
He’s never heard one lesson of this class,
but has to get a grade in history.
So he’s shown up at last, sure he will pass
the test...

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Categories: symbols, school,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dmitri Mendeleev

Dmitri Mendeleev of Russian descent
Designed a table for each element
Periodic symbols he inserted for flavour
Was his a chemical or human behaviour?


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Contest: Periodic Table of Elements
Sponsor:...

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Categories: symbols, symbolism,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Arlington
Row by row for miles it seems
   perfectly aligned, the white stones rise
Stoic symbols of brave men and women
   a sight...

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Categories: symbols, military, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme
April's last Flowers


April's last Flowers


I was watching carefully
The last stems 
Of April's Red flowers
Which were spreading their beauty and smile 
Unconcerned with the destiny 
That after April...

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Categories: symbols, life, love, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rarely Met A Better Man
We communicate without language,
Gestures,symbols,motions of a hand.
He understands my language. 
I struggle with his.
But somehow we make it work.
We've lived together 14 years now,
Never thought...

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Categories: symbols, friendshiphair,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
Oh pride, pride, I do have pride
Pride of my country, pride in my siblings, and my nephews and niece
I am proud of me too, I...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symbols, anger, emotions, life, lust, pride,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Death's Dream - Life's Brevity
A grey frame house and backyard swing
call out to me
from somewhere buried deep in time -
a memory.

A river front and 60’s band
are beckoning -
symbols of...

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Categories: symbols, death, destiny, nostalgia,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Shadow Play
Shadow Play

While Freud sits at the mind end of the couch phallus in hand
shapes others’ dreams in unspoken imposition ‘must-abation’
analyses abuses his daughter in metaphorical...

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Categories: symbols, courage,
Form: Free verse