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House Poems | Examples of House Poetry

House Poems. Below are examples of poems about houses. This list of house poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern 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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List of House Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem This Old House Wren Rushing Rhyme home, house, memory, parents,
The higher power of Letters Word Awl ABC house, allah, allusion, analogy, appreciation,
Premium Member Poem Old House James Study Cinquain age, home, house, life,
Haunting The Ghost David Welch Narrative death, forgiveness, heaven, house,
Premium Member Poem My Stay-Cation Home Caren Krutsinger Free verse home, house,
Premium Member Poem Spooky place Mark J. Halliday Rhyme house, death, evil, fear, horror,
Mischief Tersab Jibs Rhyme children, house, humorous, writing,
Abandoned Alice Starblossom I do not know? betrayal, heart, house, loneliness,
Old Houses Rhona McFerran Rhyme childhood, house, humor, humorous,
Shiver Brianna Hobson Free verse childhood, family, father, house,

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Mansions
by ilene bauer
If your apartment or your house
Could use a slight expansion,
May I suggest, instead, that you
Just build yourself a mansion.

Today I've toured a couple,
Both in Hudson...

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

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Damned Dirty Coal Tax
by Caren Krutsinger
Always before when we were bored we built something new or remodeled a bathroom or a closet.
Or something.
This is the third house that we have...

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

I Remember
by Akanksha Barthwal
I REMEMBER
I remember how the branches of the gulmohar tree,
Moved hastily during the time of wet seasons of the year
The soft orange flowers fell like...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house, childhood, emotions, flower, garden,

The House of Life
by Venkatesh Raghava
To be in laughter of hill
And pleasantness feel
In the joy of your heart abode
Strive to make the road.

To share and care around
With sincerity holding to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house, 12th grade, family, happiness,

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The Haunted House
by Paul Callus

It was a night of restless wind and rain
Yet undeterred by cold and padlocked chain
I broke into the building on a dare
With lamp in hand...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house, scary,

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THE HAUNTED HOUSE
by nette onclaud
T railing along a serpentine lane, curiosity allows
H unt of one mysterious journey where  glimpses trace
E vening's silhouette reflecting a dream-like scenery.
 
H eavy...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gothic, house,

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The Haunted House
by Connie Marcum Wong
The Haunted House

An aging Victorian graphite three story house sat on a 
promontory, lonely, deserted, weathered and forlorn.
Broken windows showed signs of cruel abuse from
passersby...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, fear, horror, house,

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Estate Sale
by Caren Krutsinger
Estate sale, treasures only to those who once lived here. 
Stories long ago forgotten, maybe to never be told.
A somber event, people move wordlessly, occasionally...

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

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The Haunted house
by Viv Wigley


She'd seen the house for sale and came
to have a look around,
walked up the path as freezing mist
curled, snake-like on the ground.
Two stone Griffins, like...

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

I will deal with that later
by Tersab Jibs
Open the envelope
Glance, and lay it on the table
I’ll deal with that later
It’s all part of the fable

As time goes by
The pile gets bigger
I’ll deal...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: home, house, wisdom, work,

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THE HAUNTED HOUSE
by JAN ALLISON

I’m visiting the Manor with the paranormal society
It’s said to be haunted; I’m filled with some anxiety
The Duke was murdered, bringing his lover notoriety
With bloodied...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fantasy, house, scary,

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Architecture
by Lewis Raynes
Straight lines up, straight lines down, 
Straight lines from left into right,
Using blue and green and shades between red, 
Shadowing into the night,

Lifting our world...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, beauty, house, sexy,

The Haunted House
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

While on a tour across the Scottish highland moor
one summer noon I stopped by a Victorian house.
Curious, I entered through the half-closed door,
a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fear, horror, house,

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The Haunted House
by Sandra Haight
The Haunted House


Our trail led to a hilltop, high above
     the lake, where we had driven to that day.
  ...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house,

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LIVING THE DREAM
by Kim Rodrigues
Laurel and Hardy
absurdity of moments
late Summer pratfalls
a tree catapults through roof
then there’s the repairs done thrice

8/21/2018
Laurel & Hardy — American cinema slapstick-comedy duo (1920’s to...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house,

Coffee On December 26th
by Derek Chos
A little bitter cup of joe to snap me from my daydream
A slightly soggy pancake that makes me want a cup of water

I'm firmly locked...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house, memory, work,

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Cool Dip In the Pool
by Eve Roper
Cool Dip In the Pool


The sun didn't hide, so it was hot outside, 

I could have baked a cake.

I decided to bum and  jump...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dog, house, humor, husband,

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The Haunted House
by Eve Roper


While out driving, I couldn’t help, but stop and explore an old Victorian manor on a knoll. The unkempt courtyard was barred by a rusty...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cat, house, imagination, voice,

The Haunted House
by olusegun Arowolo
Family to go all at once , I frown ,
Alone I travel but my car broke down.

I move about for help but see a verdure,
Which...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: house, scary,

The Haunted House
by Judy Valko
The Haunted House

‘Room to Let’ the signage read, 
and though it looked run down,
I’d found no other place to stay
since I was new in town.

When...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: halloween, house, humorous,