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Desire Poems | Examples of Desire Poetry

Desire Poems. Below are examples of poems about desire. This list of desire poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of desire poetry. This list of works about desire is an excellent resource for examples on how to write desire poems.

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List of Desire Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
my enemy deepak srivastava Couplet desire,
You Could Be The King Of Kindle Nick Trim Rhyme character, desire, destiny, endurance,
4 am Stephen Harper Blank verse betrayal, break up, desire,
AH-WHORETEASE Allan Terry Elegiac Lyric betrayal, corruption, desire, film,
Cherry Tree Music Coop matthew harris Narrative desire, 8th grade, adventure, animal,
Premium Member Poem Knotted in the Dance Quoth TheRaven Narrative angst, beauty, dance, desire,
The Man in Yellow Kelli White Free verse desire,
Premium Member Poem A Rational Man Gary Smith Rhyme desire, love, romance,
NUT-STALLIA Allan Terry Ballad art, character, desire, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem TASTY BEAUTY HONEY SWEETS James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse addiction, cute love, desire,

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I AM NOT THE WALKING DEAD
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I am a sinful man
I am the walking dead
Saved only by grace
This is all I have
And no it's not a dream
10 to 50 trillion cells...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, assonance, confidence, desire,

Tell me a story
by JP Thomas
This is a little story about the picture you chose 
This man loves his woman as pretty as a rose 
As you can see by...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, adventure, cheer up, cute

twist, twist
by mohamad safan
The heart is twisted

Like a dancer did

When one heard

A melody

Telling something important

Showing the heart interesting

In hearing a talent

Story

A bout deathless love

Giving and sacrifice

As the heart...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, desire, faith, fantasy,

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Selective Blindness
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Blinded to all of the desirable flaws
within pillow reach
Shallow beauty of uneven temperament
rises and falls
with the tide of X-ray attraction

Ultraviolet thoughts in visible range,
scan the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, desire, longing, sensual,

If I Could Would I
by PJ Gongora
You left without adieu
I hope I ever knew
It would be the last day, 
"Iloveyou" you would say.

You whispered in my ear
With hoarse voice I came...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, dedication, depression, desire,

Someday, somewhere we meet
by Xuefeng Pan
Were there a day when the writer has melted into the air
Left these words  unattended cold, alone or being disappeared
Turning it into an unanswered...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, death, desire, faith,

CHESTNUT AND FIRE PLACE
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
the the time year
getting near
 its that smell
you can tell
it rings your bell
 as smoke go higher
sitting at home  faces to faces
with things that...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, desire,

Time Outside The Bottle
by Joe DiMino
I think more of Time
Outside The Bottle:

Oh, I know the song,
and the natural impulse
to capture joy
for eternity,

but more I sense
a greater loss
without the freedom…

For joy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, addiction, desire, devotion,

Pure Gold
by Ebizimo Arabina
Look at me with your heart
and not with your teary eyes
See beyond my miry old cover
Deeper depths hold purer gold...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, desire, for her,

The Sky IS Low
by Ebizimo Arabina
Standing with shoulders high
My sinking boat hangs on her ocean’s tide
Trolling her confined shores
Over there the sky is low 
...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, friendship love, lost

fall in love with a voice
by colin heavingham
fall in love with a voice
daughter's inheritance of men
mother of the voice
hating it
solemn birds call for help
falling on the morn in chorus
with others listening to...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire,

NEVER BEEN THIS HIGH
by Lyric Man
Can you remember that day
You felt the future in the wind
Thinking “Once upon a time” 
It was only a dream back then
Girl, before I knew...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, destiny, dream, fantasy,

Rewarded
by Afnan Hafiz
These desires are truly invading, 
No one knows, no one is stopping,
A time that came that ended momentum,
A time that came to destroy my kingdom...


There...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, conflict, depression, desire,

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UNSWEETENED MAIDEN
by Line Gauthier


There once was a fair swanky maiden
Who each week at Weight Watchers weighed in
Her whole new attitude
On her arm was tattooed 
No more heaped dessert...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confidence, dedication, desire, dream,

Where Is Your Mind
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Where Is Your Mind?

Where is your mind?
Is it way out there in the clouds of smoking cigarettes and cigars?
Is it way out there in the...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, allegory, analogy, desire,

What Wasted Wastes
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
What Wasted Wastes!

Wasted debates
Wasted dialogues
Wasted breathes
Wasted efforts
Wasted energies
Wasted times
Wasted days
Wasted weeks
Wasted months
Wasted years
Wasted lifetimes
Wasted knowledges 
Wasted secrets
Wasted powers
Wasted egos
Wasted loves
Wasted emotions
Wasted existences
Wasted pleasures
Wasted pains
Wasted pleasurable-pains
Wasted...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, anger, angst, anxiety, cry,

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SUNDAY TREAT
by Line Gauthier



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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, desire, food, fun,

Covetousness
by Susan Palli
Longing to possess
Belongings of fellowman
Perfidious unseen want
Enrobed in sweetness
Treachery rooted deep down
Stealing begins in the heart


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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, desire,

Shayari
by amolkumar udarwar
Hum aapse kabhi bhi roothe naheen hain,
Waqt ka takaza hain, chaahkar bhi naheen mil sakte.
Kabhi bulakar to dekhiye sanam,
Ghar kya cheez hain, dil mein tak...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, appreciation, art, august, beauty,

UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
I enjoy listening to people talk about their passions , problems, the things or people they love , it’s so comforting . You get into...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: desire, art, beautiful, beauty, courage,