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House Poems | Examples of House Poetry

House Poems - Examples of all types of house poetry to share and read. This list of house poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read artistic examples of all types of poems about a house, dwelling, or home including short, famous, and beautiful house poems. Share and read poetry about your childhood home, a gingerbread house, or your dream house. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of house poetry. This list of poetic works about houses is an excellent resource for examples of how to write house poems. 

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Premium Member The Little Woman
The rough end of the pineapple Was all a woman got, not so long ago, Besides having to grapple With everything considered apropos Her housewifely role, She had too much clothing with which to cope, Modesty always her goal, She was subjected...Read More
Categories: clothes, day, house, woman,
Form: Quatorzain



Premium Member Living the Examined Life
The man lives in a fishbowl that's always patroled A high intensity microscope where in darkness he gropes Every word always weighed by the left and the right If Superman were President ~ ...Read More
Categories: house, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Written Off
If I wanted to write a crime thriller, One with horrific opening stages, I just might make a poet the killer, Prone to frequent psychotic rages, As a fiendish muse he engages, To his chosen victim he sends an ode, She...Read More
Categories: books, death, house, poets,
Form: Dizain
NEAR HOME
As travel abroad distances in miles are long highways at times are busy the long roads ahead a destination near home with God never alone a place to the desired destination a place to call home traveling so far in the days, amazed as...Read More
Categories: destiny, environment, house, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 2 Jobs, 2 Kids, 2 Houses, 2 Hobbies
Carrying a sleeping baby. Cleaning after a successful party. Camping beyond mountains more mountains. Playing trumpet on the streets of New York City. Eating although the food supply is deeply compromised. Flying with Democrats and Republicans, evangelicals and atheists. Flying like...Read More
Categories: house, baby, city, dog, food,
Form: Free verse



A day in the Life: RJ
Morning springs, when daylight breaks, when alarm bell rings, for me to wake. Day begins with oblivious staring and endless pondering for an idea to set in. Day proceeds, going through cyclic motions, going at languid speed, to reach its conclusion. Evening falls, ending earlier endeavors welcoming quiet stupor as...Read More
Categories: house, day, dedication, good morning,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HOUSEWORK
There's more to keeping house, Than washing dishes, sweeping floors. You must wipe away the dirt, From window sills and doors. Picking up and straightening, For certain is a must, But if you want it to be clean, It's wash and scrub...Read More
Categories: house, work,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Salt Review
Households have used salt for many a year, On dinner tables there has been a space For salt and pepper, the purpose is clear, Reached for upon the completion of Grace. On dinner tables there has been a space Those...Read More
Categories: addiction, food, health, house,
Form: Pantoum
In Minster Lovell Hall
Did knocks and scrapes of knives and tools In blistered fingers of blundering fools Awaken something in the hidden room That until then, had slept entombed In Minster Lovell Hall? For when the dust had moved away Like...Read More
Categories: history, house, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Music Of The Dead
From the house of the dead in Transylvania, ...Read More
Categories: death, fantasy, house, music,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member Fashioned From Fragments
Memories that will remain when we leave, When finally there is no reprieve: Low ceilings, unshaded lights, Helicopters above at night, Books, books and more books, Scattered everywhere one looks, A kitchen with a tiled floor I won't be mopping any more, A...Read More
Categories: books, house, life, memory,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Wear A Green Hat
The world crisis caused by Covid Nineteen Has meant a diminishing concern For the global environmental scene. While we do need to know all we can learn Regarding the dangerous pandemic, There are still huge "green" ills to discern. War on...Read More
Categories: environment, green, health, house,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member House on the hill
Unchaperoned in a haunted, cemetery sightings of a outcast child, roaming free jilted headstones, drift above stagnant haze paths constantly changing, distorted maze pulsating moon, manifests human lungs luring ruinous eyes, woeful black tongue eerie bleak trees, shield...Read More
Categories: death, house,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Revolving Door
In an article I had read In last Saturday's "Daily News,"' Written from the house of the dead, With those somewhat darkened views: "Reincarnation" was the theme, Well-researched, or so it would seem, Thus, ""Life is a revolving door, You go through...Read More
Categories: dark, death, house, life,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member Headlong Flight
I am fleeing from the house of the dead, That miserable place so full of ghosts, Such silent, uncommunicative hosts, Their cold indifference I had learned to dread. I was kidnapped days ago from my bed, For no bolts and...Read More
Categories: death, horror, house, prison,
Form: Italian Sonnet

Specific Types of House Poems

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