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Image Poems | Examples of Image Poetry

Image Poems. Below are examples of all types of image poems and poetic imagery. This list of image poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Share and read poems about self-image, who we really are, how do you picture yourself, and more. We often create an image of ourselves in our mind, but what do others see? Is the image we perceive reality? Does that persona appeal to the eyes and ears, or emotions? Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of image poetry. This list of works about an image is an excellent resource for examples of how to write image poems.

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Read wonderful image poetry on the following sub-topics: appearance, bio, body, god, flowers, how i feel, how i look, iconic, imagery, life, love, middle school, narrative, nature, photographic, self and more.

List of Image Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Ophelia Boobies Rico Leffanta Limerick betrayal, happiness, health, image,
Premium Member Poem Knowing Who You Are Sandra Weiss Quatrain emotions, heart, image, introspection,
Curiosity Contra Subimal Sinha-Roy Free verse analogy, image, poems,
Music On A Summer Breeze M. L. Kiser Tritina animal, appreciation, environment, image,
Premium Member Poem Backyard Spooky Scare Sandra Haight Rhyme image, night, scary,
Keep The Change Cuz Earl Schumacker Free verse image, abuse, appreciation, business, conflict,
Premium Member Poem Good Show Jeff Martin Verse depression, emotions, identity, image,
Premium Member Poem THE MIRROR Line Gauthier Senryu character, conflict, image, mirror,
A Toe Earl Schumacker Free verse appreciation, identity, image, meaningful,
Premium Member Poem The Camel Probir Gupta Free verse image,

A Thought Away
by PJ Gongora
If the words were forgotten and there's no one to speak
After you're measured in white custom  
Resting in silence that will never be revealed
Down...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, absence, anxiety, change, death,

Once Upon A Lightning Strike
by Earl Schumacker
Once upon a lightning strike
Children frightened from the storm 
Found an ancient jar intact but empty
On the forest floor before a cave
A rare, rose colored...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, identity, image, insect,

microsoft found poem one
by jake aller



This is the first of five found poems based on Microsoft dictation trials.  I took the verbatim text filled with gibberish and put into...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, anxiety, confusion, image,

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THE COLOURS
by Line Gauthier


the colours spoke 
to Maude Lewis in 
vivid images



posted on September 13, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, creation, image, imagination,

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Ballad Of The Brook
by Carol Connell
Brook
    flowing
          merrily

          ...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, image, nature, simile,

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Just Picture It
by Carol Connell
Snippets of our life
    special times to remember 
             ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, life, memory, people,

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STANDING
by Line Gauthier


standing tall
righteous
on his honor


posted on September 11, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, character, confidence, courage, endurance,

Not A Musician
by M. L. Kiser
A 
Dragon
Cannot play
Harmonica
Trying one melted
His own mouth harp
To liquid
Metal 
Pool.
...

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Ninette | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, fun, funny, image,

Weeping Willows
by M. L. Kiser
Weeping willows never weep
But hula slowly on winds
Weepings by sugar maples
Very tasty cry....

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, appreciation, earth, earth day,

Passion Song
by M. L. Kiser
Wandering minstrel’s voice, crescendo’s;
The song is heard and is answered,
By like beings in the night.
Cricket making music
Sings to his lone mate;
No sour notes here,
Harmonic
Passions
Quenched.
...

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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, environment, image, imagery,

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Twin Towers Fell
by Franklin Price
Twin Towers Fell
By Franklin Price
9/11/2018

Twin towers fell, a living hell
The day was apropos
Was a nine-one-one emergency
Setting the future we now know

The years, now seventeen, have...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, history, image, war,

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Human nature
by Roy Pett

There's nothing 
more odd than folk 
nature 
or nurture will 
decide our path in 
life's mixed up 
world, it's 
something that 
we should 
not expect,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, integrity, judgement, meaningful,

Common Thread first strand za
by matthew harris
alternate long worded title – the grudge holder from one generation to the next for all intents and purposes remains the same, and thus interestingly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, 12th grade, 9th grade,

Can't You Read My Mind
by Bette Bavington
Mom, I can't seem to find
The words to tell you why I am being so unkind.
I just
Know I am sorting
Through things by myself because your...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, anger, anxiety, betrayal, conflict,

Snapshot
by Rhona McFerran
You sized me up
with limited vision
made your decision
about who I am-
on fleeting impressions
made in mere seconds
wrong as can be, but
you don't give a ____!

At which...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: discrimination, identity, image, judgement,

A BEEN
by Paula Larson
Been is pretty special,
it really means you can.
Almost really better
than was or is or when!

Been is almost priceless
like jewels stored in a then,
Been is just...

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Iambic Pentameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: identity, image,

My Reflection Lives Behind The Mirror
by Darlene De Beaulieu
My reflection lives behind the mirror,
she is my image of myself.
What is life like behind the mirror?
I have thought about it.
There is one thing I...

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

Ready
by Jerry Hackett
Naked but strong the tree stands still 
Her autumn coat upon the ground 
She’ll standalone against the chill
So proud of that rustling sound 
As her...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, image,

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Hike Em Up
by Carol Connell
Young man, please do hike up your drawers.
Your boxers are ugly eye sores.
I’m needing some closure 
from overexposure 
to fabrics and sometimes skin pores!

9/5/18...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, abuse, body, fashion, how

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Diamond Tear Drops
by Brenda Chiri
Diamond Tear drops flow from,
the curved corners of my eyes
Leaving a wet salty trail down ,
my pink cheeks 
kissing my lips before falling from,
my chin...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cry, emotions, image, poetry,