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Hyperbole Poems | Examples of Hyperbole Poetry

Hyperbole Poems. Below are examples of poems about hyperbole. This list of hyperbole poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of hyperbole poetry. This list of works about hyperbole is an excellent resource for examples on how to write hyperbole poems.

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List of Hyperbole Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Searching Greig Turnbull Free verse hyperbole, black love, confusion, courage,
Premium Member Poem Ode to an Heroic Trio: A Contra Diction J P Marmaro Light Verse hero, hyperbole, nonsense, satire,
Premium Member Poem Destined To Die Emile Pinet Verse 12th grade, beautiful, hyperbole,
Premium Member Poem Just Like You Emile Pinet Free verse hyperbole, 12th grade, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem light Jesus Kim Rodrigues Free verse hyperbole,
Into The Maelstrom matthew harris Free verse hyperbole, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Tethered To Night Emile Pinet Verse hyperbole, 10th grade, change, earth,
Control Edward Schmitz Senryu humanity, hyperbole, psychological,
Your Friendship To Me MD Asadur Rahman Free verse hyperbole, appreciation, friendship, friendship love,
Realistically Tyrell Murdock Free verse hyperbole, 9th grade, dark, deep,

Several of the Greater Nations
by Devotchka Lovingrace
Your suicide 
Wrests the act from the hand 
So that fire can envelop the bottle 
And skyward 
And bright
And living 
Technicolour dances in extremes.

We effervesce...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, allegory, anxiety, conflict, fate,

Two Preying Birds
by Trey Hamner
I'm like a SEAL team commando
After several cups of espresso
I like to dive bomb
With great aplomb
A gyrfalcon? I think so

To poach me is illegal
My name...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, bird, hyperbole, imagery,

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Flaking Frescos
by Emile Pinet


Breathtaking beauty blazes the trees,

Each leaf a canvas for nature's brush.

Autumn mixes colors to please 

Unveiling shades that make green leaves flush. 

Tinged yellow, orange,...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 10th grade, autumn, beautiful,

Trenchant Recalcitrant Poet Welcomes Animadversion
by matthew harris
(alternately titled: aery diction galloped jocosely)

Abbreviation asper "FAKE"
abdication (wishful thinking),
an aberration Trump accepted
abjuration (or alternative) i.e.
ablation, thee apprenticed

president, would never forsake
abnegation (sooner his cold,
dead paws...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 12th grade, fate, goodbye,

My Love
by Kudzai Mhangwa
My love is deeper than the Red Sea.
From which the Egyptian corpses neither breathe nor see.
More rapid than the tides of Tiber!
That chide and shock...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, for her, hyperbole,

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A Drop Or Two
by Emile Pinet


You've all spotted a rainbow no doubt
and yet it's said, you'd best keep an eye out,
for fairy folk...may be lurking about.

Leprechauns can be grumpy, funny...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 10th grade, character, culture,

All For You
by Kudzai Mhangwa
You will walk on only green grass, with trees and lakes in the horizon,
On straight paths with flowers blooming on the side.
The Garden of Hesperidia...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, i love you,

Adieu Dental Floss And Toothbrush
by matthew harris
(21st century pearly white prosthetics,
restored jaw bar wah key) 

Aye noel hunger bristle,
and when false teeth soak at night 
     in...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Copy Writer
by Cliff Letts
Let me put it this way
Make it clear beyond a doubt
That what will suit you best today
Are many ways to loudly shout
Our method will improve...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, business, humorous, hyperbole,

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For This Is The Story, An Old Poet Sought Not To Miss
by Robert Lindley
For This Is The Story, An Old Poet Sought Not To Miss
 (Part One)

I've ate Eden's last apple, coveted Jason's* golden fleece
chained myself in caverns...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: creation, fantasy, hyperbole, mythology,

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Can't Make You Stalk Me
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Turn up the lights
Fold up the bed
Turn up those voices
outside my head
Lay out for me
Feed me with lies
Just hold me up, your patron saint
Do matronize...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fear, health, humor, hyperbole,

Samson Knight Chess Mate Wed Ebony Queen
by matthew harris
(This atheist imagining, envisioning,
and adopting a religious stance
asper extra-marital prance
sing unsheathing ma lil lance.)

if wand whoosh,
     a mollified Genie could wave
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Caitiff
by Gary Bateman
Caitiff

A word to know well—
Someone who’s contemptible!
A coward for sure . . . 
	Infamous and obnoxious . . . 
A miscreant immoral!

Gary Bateman, Copyright ©...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, allegory, betrayal, dark, discrimination,

Small
by laurie mahoney
A pebble on the walkway 
A smooth soft grain of sand
A microscopic  insect
A freckle on your hand
Sometimes I want to shrink myself 
Crawl in...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, emotions, hyperbole, sad,

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When Deferred Dreams Become Blurred Visions
by millard lowe

(Apropos of Hughes’s Proverbial Question)

What happens when rotten strange fruit…
Hanging from trees of auction block wood
Become stinking pieces of black flesh…dried blood
Putrefying in murderous streets…?

When...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, allegory, black african american,

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Enough Is Enough
by Emile Pinet


I accidentally let one loose...shoot
it's going to get embarrassing soon.
For even though it was merely a toot
it's a stench that can make some women swoon.

At...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 10th grade, anxiety, funny,

A SMALL VILLAGE
by MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA
In that small village
Behind the bamboo front
Where the small heart
Made of bamboo leaves
Smokes its cigars 
Through its roof

Stands a young old man
Whose twisting cheeks
And biceps...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humanity, humor, hyperbole,

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Female eels with sex appeal
by Gershon Wolf
Female eels with sex appeal
                    ...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fish, hyperbole, sexy,

Flawing
by Jimmi Canada
Not a first,
Not a last,
Talking out loud about a relevency,
failing imaginations
Falling to style

1 old habbit
Mr. Yaddada,
this shouldn't all end over a bottle of good wine...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, allegory, america, anti bullying,

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Deep Depression
by Emile Pinet




A sullen sadness saturates my heart and soul
nothing outside of death warrants a smile.
           ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, 12th grade, angst, anxiety,