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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  
CRAVING Parimal Kumar Das Rhyme familiar, longing,
Is That Me I See - Just Smile at Yourself Damian Keady Free verse familiar, allegory, emotions, friendship, how
Premium Member Poem THE GRANDMA RAMP Kim Rodrigues Free verse familiar, baby,
Thanksgiving Air William Coyne Free verse familiar, thanksgiving day,
Storm Brewing Rhona McFerran Free verse familiar, anxiety, emotions, feelings, how
Premium Member Poem The face I loved Katherine Braithwaite Triolet familiar, absence, joy, lost love,
Memorial Anna Hopper Free verse familiar, anxiety, bereavement, best friend,
Premium Member Poem Through Yonder Window Breaks Jack Ellison Limerick familiar, poetry,
Premium Member Poem A Cheesy-Breezy Holiday Gregory R Barden Rhyme familiar, appreciation, christmas, food, funny,
The Lost Art Of Composition Judge Burdon Free verse familiar, creation,

Poetic Milestones
by Indiana Shaw
POETIC MILESTONES

Those lines look so darn flippin’ familiar,
I am sure I have seen that poem, before

It is called poetic milestones; I am sure you will,
come...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, 7th grade,

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Christmas Magic For Ed
by Caren Krutsinger
Conflicted, dressed like a Santa Claus, Ed ponders the magical delight of Christmas time.   Is it only for Christians, or can it be...

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

not as bright
by Jacob Jones
Familiar Trail
In Hand A Smooth Lake Stone
The Colors of the Sky Not As Beautiful When Alone

Something Missing
As Daylight Dies and Bleeds Into Night
The Colors used...

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Triolet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, longing, love,

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Discomforted By Integrity
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I wonder how many parents of students
suffer from studying and teaching white nationalism
against tides of multiculturing change.

And I wonder what our school boards
and state departments...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, child abuse, health, love,

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Thankful
by Phillip Garcia
for my daughter, Lily Belle

Having crawled through a crack in my third-story window,
I drift, this night, to a familiar place
in search of age in a...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, father daughter, forgiveness,

The Kave-in Part 2
by Kelsey Graves
I gathered up my will to wander towards the light and began to ponder, 
The things I'd do once I found that cave's elusive exit...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, angst, father son, sad,

The Kave-in Part 1
by Kelsey Graves
Sitting watching the world, weary, contemplating life cold and dreary, 
Upon a rock within a mountain which I'd often tread upon before,
As I wallowed, spirit...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, angst, depression, emotions, father

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View from a Sanctuary
by Gerald Dillenbeck
He retired to his sanctuary
on the Eastern shore of the Thames River
three years ago,
an often frustrated permaculture organizer
for building cooperative social health
by creatively communicating climate...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, age, america, change, health,

Survival of the Fittest
by Jordan Foster
We act so different from them.
We have more complex minds, more, 
Intricate ways of work.
They live, to support, to reproduce, to eat, drink, survive. 
They...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, confidence, conflict, corruption, courage,

CATHODED
by Allan Terry
closest to the beginning
it was demonstrated through
each defining word
spoken, until each person
heard his or her's function
either solution
settled each problem
these beginnings different
and  each ending different
similarities...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, business, creation, leadership, money,

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Best Version Of You
by Jack Ellison


A familiar old saying “all's fair in love and war”
Sounds right but I happen to like wild sex on the floor
Be the best version of...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, fun,

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Waited for Sunset To Be Duplicated
by James Horn
Waited for Sunset to be Duplicated

For a while we seem to have waited, 
So we should see sunset duplicated; 
To be enjoyed, 
And not annoyed;...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, allegory, analogy,

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BLACK POWDER
by Kim Rodrigues
close enough to bite —
a familiar face.
his fingertips loaded and extended.
she shivers.

black powder on her lips —
silent scream of rigor mortis.

apparitions in black — husbands...

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

The Adventure
by Cameron Coolidge
"Walk" - a simple word uttered.
The dogs jump at the door,
that old, creaky, wooden door,
at the mere mention of the word.
Open mouthed with tongues hanging...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, adventure, best friend, dog,

Night Fears
by Alison Douglas
Waking at night, suddenly,
Silence and darkness,
Save the whisper of the wind
And a faint glow of orange light.
The familiar clutch of fear,
Always there.

But fear of what?
The...

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

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Losing My Way
by Sandra Weiss
The wind, blowing the mist onto my face.
it cools my skin, flushed from my tears.
A refreshing wind, my tears, now erased,
if only it could do...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, confusion, dark, lonely, lost,

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Cheese
by Curtis Moorman
CHEESE

Wisconsin is the Cheese Capitol of the USA
There you can find cheese ever on display
And of this wonderful thing called cheese
There is a type for...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, culture, food, fun,

Ancient Hero, Firm And Honourable Til Death
by Lawrence Sharp
I am very pleased to present a fourth collaboration
with great poet and friend, Robert Lindley.
Only Robert's mighty pen and personal encouragement
could possibly have inspired me...

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

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Daddy Is Coming Today
by Caren Krutsinger
Jayshawna was thrilled that Thursday had finally arrived.
Daddy was picking her up today; and she had not seen him for eight years!
She had known this...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, heaven, life, spiritual,

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Who Knows
by Carolyn Fish
She feels the urge to ask,
And in a different time she would have,
I guess it’s just another mask,
Removed by hands of time.
A child asks a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: familiar, angst, anxiety, character, depression,