Epigram Poems. Examples of Epigrams and a list of poems in the correct poetic form and technique. Share and read Epigram poetry while accessing rules, topics, ideas, and a comprehensive literary definition of an Epigram. (New Poems Below)
Hope walks Categories: death, hope, life, Form: Epigram
Where there's life
Take away Hope
Death stalks...Read More
Categories: bereavement, bird, muse, Form: Epigram
Butterscotch Breezes Categories: sweet, word play, Form: Epigram
The Sweetest place in dear England,
Is the Village of Dandelion Mizzle,
Where breezes smell of Butterscotch,
and rain tastes of Sherbet Lemon Drizzle.
for Maureens Pithy Pome Epigram contest...Read More
Categories: depression, sad, Form: Epigram
Checks and Balances Categories: america, corruption, judgement, leadership, Form: Epigram
How finely grind the checks and balances,
the system that minds the store.
To delve into the lies and challenges,
oh boy, what a national chore.
Pithy Pome Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Maureen McGreavy...Read More
Food to Life Categories: poets, Form: Epigram
A poetic life becomes reality and complete
with imagination and expression
with a clean slate and full ink well;
can taste the wind 's breath
and bend like a blade of grass.
Unconditional Love Categories: love, success, Form: Epigram
Unconditional love of every one
'Tis the secret to success
Long as you follow a simple rule
~ Do it to excess
November 07, 2019
Pithy Pome...Read More
Here Lies Mother Earth Categories: earth, loss, Form: Epigram
~ Inscription ~
Here lies Mother Earth,
we did not appreciate her worth.
She could not save the trees, animals, or the ocean,
or stop the flooding because of icebergs broken.
She could not stop pollution, storms, or fires,
though asking for our help whispering her...Read More
JOKER - Justified vs Glorified Categories: art, Form: Epigram
Jules proclaimed the movie glorified killing
Gee-whiz! Did I miss the medal-pinning?!
(11/7/2019 – for Pithy Pome contest)
PRISONER Categories: angst, sad, Form: Epigram
I've been in prison for most of my life,
Not man made bars, I'm an abused wife.
Inspired By Epigram Contest
Edison Forever Categories: history, Form: Epigram
Westinghouse won the currency war,
but here’s what nobody can ignore:
Edison’s fame forever burns bright
for his phonograph, film, and long-lasting light!
Nov. 6, 2019
for Maureen McGreavy's Pithy Pome Poetry Contest...Read More
a wise woman knows Categories: life, wisdom, Form: Epigram
A smart woman thinks knowledge is sufficient,
but a wise woman knows how to be proficient....Read More
Angel Hair Categories: autumn, Form: Epigram
In cool crisp air where cirrus sweeps,
like strands of angel hair flow deep....Read More
Narcissus Falls In Love Categories: beauty, introspection, love, self, Form: Epigram
Oh there within her shining gaze -
That wondrous, shimmering sea,
I found reflected in those depths...Read More
Chameleon Jamboree Categories: dance, me, Form: Epigram
Music of deception flows
Flipped faces metamorphose
In chameleon jamboree
I dance with me.
November 6, 2019
Contest : Pithy Pome
Sponsor : Maureen McGreavy...Read More
Vanity Categories: change, culture, image, life, perspective, Form: Epigram
What was always considered as vain
and conceited behavior, is now
acceptably considered a selfie.
November 5, 2019
Untamed Beast Categories: abuse, animal, evil, metaphor, words, Form: Epigram
That gossiping tongue, hyperactive and full,
proverbial china closet's bull.
submitted for Pithy Pome Poetry Contest sponsored by Maureen McGreavy
shell shock Categories: environment, ocean, pollution, Form: Epigram
She held a seashell to her ear
But heard no soothing sea,
Just choking gasps of life caught in
An ocean of debris.
Pithy Pome Poetry Contest sponsored by Maureen McGreavy...Read More
Mythic Love and the Challenges of Time Categories: 4th grade, dedication, deep, desire, devotion, emotions, Form: Epigram
My desires are translucent,
You are just so very blind,
I crave a devotion so cosmic, so mythic,
That it transcends every plethora of time...Read More
Alone Categories: humorous, Form: Epigram
I was alone 'til I met you
Oh, the damage whisky can do
Contest: Pithy Pome
Sponsor : Maureen McGreavy...Read More
None of the Above Categories: faith, political, society, Form: Epigram
I voted for 'None of the Above'
My Faith in the System's died...Read More
Beauty Is Skin Deep Categories: beautiful, character, emotions, image, truth, Form: Epigram
Though be your outer beauty that
... blinds me,
It is your...Read More
Life and Death Categories: games, life, Form: Epigram
If you wish to remain sane
Let no pain enter your brain.
Life is but a passing breath
A game spins on life and death...Read More
Awaiting Execution Categories: angst, poets, writing, Form: Epigram
What happens to a poet
When all their words are lost
Head upon a writer's block
Praying their sword will drop
EPITAPH TO A CAT Categories: cat, death, Form: Epigram
EPITAPH TO A CAT
Here lies our cat,
At peace no doubt.
Survived eight times,
Then his luck ran out
4th November 2019
Pithy Pome contest
Sponsor - Maureen McGreavy
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