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Body Poems | Examples of Body Poetry

Body Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about the Body. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for body.
My Balls
My balls, bouncing on the concrete. So bouncy they are. I go to kick them and they travel, so far. But then they pop, I start to cry. Now all I want to do is go and die....Read More
Categories: 8th grade, arabic, body,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Natural Fragrance! What is My Lord Doing! Mind Mystery!
Walking through the cornfields of memory with glee reminiscing about self-journeys and the laws of love and care how life has provoked the mind to think of love as the guest of free earth...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beautiful, bible, body,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Snow Clock
Under streetlights In the silence of snow I am back when my breath was last this loud Electric You tug at my t shirt with your left hand and your nails graze my skin Our pupils dilate, distending out...Read More
Categories: anxiety, body, break up,
Form: Free verse
Frostbitten Heartstrings and Drunken Truths
My eyes couldn’t help But wander And smile at every passing inch Aimlessly following the walls And your voice Throughout the house you lay your head at night It was cozy Decorated delicately In memories...Read More
Categories: body, december, deep, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fitness Fight
Resolved was I to exercise, To utmost try to slenderize. From flabby bod I'd poundage peel To Grecian god beneath reveal. But soon my straining torso frail Becomes complaining, moaning male. I parts exert unused for years, Resulting hurt benumb with beers. To...Read More
Categories: body, change, fantasy, health,
Form: Quatrain



a doomed affair
a doomed affair when a young doctor/padre came to the convent to check on the nuns' health, he met the young abbess, and their world ignited when he touched her arm, her impulse was to kiss him,...Read More
Categories: anti bullying, body, creation,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member My body tells me
My body is tired tells me to rest everyday why don't I listen...Read More
Categories: body,
Form: Senryu
The Middle Ground
You have been walking on that ground since you were a child and you still have not examined the broken lines, you have been playing on that field since you start crawling on your knees...Read More
Categories: body, community, creation, endurance,
Form: Narrative
Hold Hands
Are we divided with deliberation, so split into good and bad, into black and white? Are we a racist creation? Is war a deliberation, seen by some as good, others as bad? Is it a mood that is our creation, put here...Read More
Categories: body, color, creation, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bi-location
Was it those onions earlier? Clashing with the fish? I sense some bi? location things are not as one might wish! The trifle and?? Oh the truffles ' my it was a loaded dish I sense in my...Read More
Categories: analogy, body,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eyes are telescopes
My lenses might not always see everything clearly but when I focus in I can see every detail...Read More
Categories: body,
Form: Free verse
Sunburn
The sun's flames lick my back and burn the outer crust; warm my hidden bones. I see the orange glow behind closed eyes, as the rays fall across my face and dance up and down my...Read More
Categories: body, fantasy, sexy, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With my eyes closed
sadness leaves body calm peace overtakes my fears mind resets itself...Read More
Categories: body,
Form: Senryu
A Perfect Day
I walked from the office with a newfound vigor; it was around 2:15 PM and my guts were at ease. I'd had a good night's sleep, a good morning's work, and a brief but vigorous workout right before...Read More
Categories: body, heart,
Form: Free verse
let's phuk
. c'mon under the stars ...Read More
Categories: body, care,
Form: Epigram

Specific Types of Body Poems

Definition | What is Body in Poetry?