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Description Poems | Examples of Description Poetry

Description Poems. Below are examples of poems about description. This list of poetry about description is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of description poetry. This list of works about description is a great resource for examples of description poems and show how to write poems about description. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Description Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Season of Sadness Nina Parmenter Rhyme description, sad, winter,
HISTORY all 'dim ones and zeros- A programming contest Michael Robinson Rhyme description, analogy, computer, future, history,
Young Adult Griffins Ndhine I do not know? description, age, growing up, life,
Young Adult Griffins Ndhine I do not know? description, age, growing up, life,
Sky's the Limit A Rainy Day Contest Michael Robinson Carpe Diem description, caregiving, change, emotions, encouraging,
Premium Member Poem Night Visitor Andrea Dietrich Free verse description, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Sweet Mysteries Charlie Smith Sonnet description, love, mystery, spiritual,
First Light JG Collins Prose Poetry description, art,
Premium Member Poem DESCRIBE HEAVEN FOR THE BEAUTY James Edward Lee Sr. Rhyme description, celebration, dedication, encouraging, heaven,
My India Abdul Malik Free verse description, home, perspective,

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Early Morning Lakeside
by Jack Ellison


Yesterday was NOT like all other days, it was special
Spent early morning lakeside watching nature's spectacle
Wild life before man's intervention
A quiet scene beyond description
Of peace...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, beauty,

Saigon Cinnamon
by Annabelle Jane
You are something
Beyond classification or description.
Something sensory.
Something
Warm, sweet, 
Rich, dark, 
Smoke and fire, 
Softened spice, 
Sugared rust, 
Dusted copper,
Wood, bark, 
Like you grew from the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, analogy, love,

Fat
by maddie macleish
Inspired by “Dinosaurs in The Hood” by Danez Smith.


Let’s make a movie. About a fat girl. But in this one, she isn’t bullied all her...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, 11th grade, how i

This Is My Empire
by Nick Trim
Age sixteen I guess it begins,
a downward spiral that I fell in,
did drugs too much, memories a fuzz,
the years went by the more I need...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, depression, drug, strength,

To Where the Clouds Never Die
by John Floyd
I have climbed the mountain
To where the clouds never die
Those big white plums fixated
Yet dancing and moving
Looming over a peaceful eternity 
Of green leaves
And over...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, appreciation, i am, mountains,

Unbreakable Shape
by Gift Maimela
Life is like a baking pan and 
Problems are like the heat in the oven. 
They both work hand in hand,
 to shape a person’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, 12th grade, change, character,

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Feral
by Julia Ward

It went under description "feral"
and I had no reason to doubt that.
It had claws sharpest sharp...
No one wanted to give it pat.

It had eyes feral,...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, animal, horror,

The Shape of Things to Come
by DM Babbit
You want shape?

Some imagined description of my curves and bumps
 that twist and turn after breakfast and lunch crunch;
flat stomach, erect neck and back
 aged...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, age, analogy,

the power of poetry
by gate low
the power of poetry 15.07.18

i do underestimate
did think it was hollow
pure gold and no exaggerate
if i joined twitter then twits would follow.
got to charge a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,

Theater of Utter Charm Part 19
by Walter Alter

From "Theater of Utter Charm"
Available on Amazon

Part 19

only a robot can recognize
that Nature's laws are robotic
so break the law then
quite effortless really
when the eyelids rip...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, how i feel,

List of the first two lines from my poems
by siza sibiya
My ghetto rises from ashy streets
To clean malls and suit suites

My own rags to famous rear view status
Counting coins, chasing chaos, catching corners

Being a son...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, life,

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Words Evolve To Express
by Brenda Chiri
You bring out in me a great inspiration
Yet the right words are slow to appear
In my translation I find hesitation
For you are perfection my dear

I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, emotions, growth, inspirational love,

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Scantily Clad Ladies
by Jack Ellison

Don't have a problem with scantily clad ladies

They all have a right to expose their parts

Especially if those parts are firm and voluptuous

Who am I...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, beautiful,

To What Can I Compare My God
by Michael Dillinger
Oh this poem, this rhyming of my soul, it almost pains me to write it, for no words written or spoke can truly describe the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, god,

Power And Possibilities
by Mike Gentile
exploring power
its uses, its changes and how it evolves

the power of youth
most don’t know its value until well after it’s gone
but to harness it while...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, introspection, life, power,

Deemed Poetic
by Kurt Philip Behm
Things beyond description 
Deemed poetic lay….
‘A golden oak
On an October day’
‘The perfect form
Of a cresting wave’
‘The laughter of toddlers
As they run and play’
‘A Mozart concerto
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, poetry,

The picture of a child
by Shubh Vimal
(A poetic representation of this world unfolding before a child as he grows up to adolescence) 

He stood on a hill,
And saw a picture,
A silent...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, allusion, angst, anxiety, art,

In Old California 21
by Alfred Berggren
Don Jose wondered why men whispered low
not knowing they discussed his daughter fair.

"I'll talk to Miguel when we get to Luis Ore, Segundo.
He can persuade...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, history,

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Qualities In A Friend
by Curtis Moorman
QUALITIES IN A FRIEND


Exceptional kindheartedness
And unsurpassed allegiance
Traits that are virtuous in anyone
Trustworthy beyond degree
Yes, this is what a friend should be
Generous even to a fault
Qualities...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, character, devotion, friendship, poetess,

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Line Book Compilation
by Wayne Kingston
(working) TITLE:  SPEAK FROM THE HEART

Dear Poet,

As you launch a thoughtful investigation of personal poesy, note that poetic articulation, as a vehicle expressing one’s soul in all...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: description, poetry, teacher,