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Familiar Poems | Examples of Familiar Poetry

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

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List of Familiar Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem All Around South Had To Hike James Horn Limerick familiar, allegory, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Someone To Love-part 2 James Inman Prose Poetry familiar, loss, love, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Asteroid My Apartment Sized Wolf Maureen McGreavy Haiku familiar, dedication, dog, pets,
Premium Member Poem A BIG BAD WOLF JENNIFER PROXENOS Rhyme familiar, fantasy,
Evolutions Laura Cammack Dramatic Verse familiar, celebration,
Premium Member Poem Henry's 5th ilene bauer Rhyme familiar, birthday, grandson,
honk kong scratch and sniff exhibition gate low Shape familiar, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
The Traveler Scot Garner Free verse familiar, abuse, betrayal, dark, metaphor,
scratch and sniff gate low Carpe Diem familiar, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Meet On The Upper Floor Christine Phillips Narrative familiar, beauty, change, emotions, friendship

Most beautiful fall
by Chelci Biggs
Another morning you wake, to climb life's mountain today.
You struggle the way up, the exact same way in shame.

Destination to the top. There is no...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, allusion, angel, beautiful, christian,

Florence
by Ohseannah Hannaesho
Sweet late night kisses
In a familiar parking lot,
Hold me longer and don’t lie to me
Comforting lies are not enough.

I’ve been on my own for so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, hope, lost love, relationship,

My Son
by Ohseannah Hannaesho
My son, 
extraordinary occurrence
coming from the unknown
going toward the unknown,
Perhaps born from the divine predicament
Perhaps from pure coincidence.

My son…
I cannot mention your name
I cannot glance...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, graduation, love, son,

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If I Had A Minion
by Caren Krutsinger
If I had a minion he would be gloriously deferent to me.
He would wash my dishes, he would pay my bills.
He would do my dusting,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, humorous, marriage,

Raising Cain
by Rico Leffanta
One always sees a familiar face
At every international place
So many believe
That Adam & Eve
Were Mum & Dad to the whole human race

Well, now you know...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, bible, brother, father, international,

Existential Conundrum
by matthew harris
detangling figurative philosophical,
     (i.e. ineffable) thread tightly bound
most likely requires a greater capacity
     (than mine) to expound,
considerably...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, 10th grade, 11th grade,

44 for us
by Griffins Ndhine
‘Hey Familiar’ 
How about we make a family Yeah?
I made up these lines, To ,make your face shine
Do you want to go to my place...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, cute, cute love, love,

The Devils Cheer
by Seeker Shadow
             The Devils Cheer

   Hours come and moments go.
  ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, passion,

COLIN
by Jim Tidd
They told marchers they shouldn’t march;
screamed at sitters in busses and diners;
blocked the doors to the public schools,
“whites only” signs were clear reminders.
They hated when...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, political,

BANGS
by Kim Rodrigues
BANGS

dyed-up bangs over my face like prison bars
fine, without fizz
i need a facelift 
tiger’s eyes, striated, squinches
the familiar room seems faceless
dim
the din of one trapped
guilty...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, animal, dark, hair,

Times Up
by Katie Telling
My phone buzzes
And moves across the table
As I reach for it. 
It’s my sister,
Calling in the middle
Of the day. 
It’s unusual.
It’s unsettling.
A familiar sense of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, health,

This Is Where The Money Is
by Christine Phillips
I circled around the park three times and continue journeying towards the west
On my first cycle I met a couple sitting on the corner watching...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, betrayal, corruption, education, endurance,

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Highway Wars
by Richard Thomas
It's closing time, I'm sad to say.
The clock insists it's after five.
Now comes the hardest part of day,
The long, infernal homeward drive.

I leave my job...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, anger, home, humor, stress,

At the Gates
by Jonathan Medida
Knocking into a golden gate
A familiar face approaches
Staring and observing my fate
And it's tough for me to process

They let me in past the doorway
A thinness...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, death, heaven,

When He Hides His Face, Part IV
by L. J. Carber
God moves on, and works even 
with those who left Him,
like Moses with his fancy
Egyptian ways--God reels him in,
knowing deep down that Moses
is a holy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, allusion, analogy, appreciation, faith,

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Battles Won
by Heidi Sands

A tear falls with many more to follow
With some truth too bitter to swallow
Grasping in the open air, just to hold
Onto something familiar, not cold
Tears...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, confusion, hope, loss, pain,

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Changes
by Heidi Sands
Sometimes changes come about unexpectedly
Turning days upside down, twisting the minutes
When maybe the soft wind is not a comfort
Feeling like an eerie echo, hurting instead
Maybe...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, change, life, time,

Empty Notes
by Tameko Barnette
The sounds of life reach from the radio.  Deejay on an old school vibration with catchy tag lines and rhythmic statements.  She sits...

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

The perfect shot
by Michelle Morningstar
The perfect shot:

Looking up to the sky so blue
The grass is a soft, luminous hue. 
Every blade is perfectly cut;
He has every opportunity to sink...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, birthday,

DOPE
by Wyndi Young
Dope- that word still tastes foreign in my mouth. It bites at my ears every time I hear that word somehow sounding even more bitter...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, addiction,