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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. 
Premium Member A Birdhouse Renovated
Many birdhouses seen In the different shape On a backyard fence In different colors The squirrel is searching For a place to nest One squirrel chased a bird From the fenced birdhouse The squirrel ate the eggs A mother bird laid Then when shew was...Read the rest...
Categories: bird, house,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Ant Hero
Go, vacuum cleaner, howl and shout. Yes, point at me your sucking snout. I'll turn your stomach bag inside out 'Til all your dust and crumbs come out....Read the rest...
Categories: house, insect, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Ideal House
I like house that's full Of planted green vegetables That's close to nature....Read the rest...
Categories: green, house, nature, perspective,
Form: Senryu
A Woodpecker Pecked
A woodpecker pecked on our siding And likely, won’t listen to chiding. He left a few holes Beyond our controls In a place where we’re partly residing. An expert came by for assessing The damage where Woody’d been messing. He spritzed...Read the rest...
Categories: bird, house,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Place To Go
Hammer and nails And pine and paint, Made by hands ... Earns no complaint A roof and walls Not much more, A hole in the wall Is my front door Put there for me ... A place to go, Just to get out...Read the rest...
Categories: house, appreciation, bird, care, home,
Form: Rhyme



Deva Ossig, the landlady and property owner turned rogue
Deva Ossig, the landlady (and property owner) turned rogue Just a couple weeks shy and seven years ago to the day, I still remember contractual obligations our previous residential abode 724 West Railroad Avenue, Bryn Mawr 19010 zip code volatile...Read the rest...
Categories: house, adventure, anger, animal, anniversary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member If Walls Could Talk
...We are magnolia'd memories, we are the four, and there are no words to salve what we saw. Now paint-petals flake and snowdrift the floor and spiderweb doilies soak up the soiling. We saw two stony snow-souls, their cold...Read the rest...
Categories: house, murder,
Form: Personification
Lost Seedlings
I came across lost seedlings, abandoned in a musty bin of a garage. Then heard a meek mist pleading, " oh, fern soil, praise them with your yard." " Douse kaleidoscope cool droplets, those days scorched furnace dark;" "And clover-cove when frigid snow abrades their glinting...Read the rest...
Categories: house, caregiving, children, devotion, education,
Form: Rhyme
Buffa Perrero
Buffa Perrero in mountain in Italy world's loneliest house...Read the rest...
Categories: house,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Love Old Houses
Love old houses, there is something intriguing; walking quietly I feel connected. The past whispers to me, the wood floors creak; love old houses ! I wander rooms, imagining all the former residents; there is something intriguing ! The pigeons coo, I find that...Read the rest...
Categories: house, lost,
Form: Verse
Coloured Houses
City walls, A riot of colour, Whispering stories, Lives painted in sunshine, Blooming....Read the rest...
Categories: beautiful, house, sensual,
Form: Cinqku
Pebbles
The little stack of pebbles A long way from the ground Taken from the quarry To a new driveway was bound In the lorry went Through the gates of the house Its loud engine frightened everything From the chicken to...Read the rest...
Categories: house,
Form: Rhyme
Blue Collar, White Collar
Blue collar school, Blue collar play, Blue collar children, Blue collar praise, Blue collar words, Blue collar phrased, Blue collar work, Blue collar pay, Blue collar union, Blue collar say, Blue collar terraced, Blue collar glazed, Blue collar town, Blue collar ways, Blue collar nights, Blue collar days, Blue collar skies, Blue...Read the rest...
Categories: children, day, house, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Haunting
Abandoned houses are meant for exploring, I am way too curious to walk on by; and don't mind the creaking, slopping old flooring, but while inspecting this house it seemed to sigh. I could hear rain pouring and the...Read the rest...
Categories: house,
Form: Ottava rima
Let's respect our two homes
Time to be respectable I live in two homes in my mind I’m both Frida and Diego Like me, they lived in Twin Houses The tortured me lives in the blue one The elephant in the red and white The one...Read the rest...
Categories: art, divorce, home, house,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of House Poems

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Book: Shattered Sighs