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Image Poems | Examples of Image Poetry

Image Poems. Read and share great examples of all types of image poems and poetic imagery. This list of image poems is composed of the works of modern poets on 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, and famous examples of image poetry. This list of works about an image is an excellent resource for examples of how to write image poems.
Dont Close The Book Of Beauty
It is everybody's duty To see all the hidden beauty That shines bright if you just look Everyone is a big open book That is full of different chapters Some have pain--others laughter So please read someone before You think they're a...Read the rest...
Categories: beauty, encouraging, humanity, image,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Gloomy Lagoon On A Foggy Day
No gondolas are gliding under bridges, it's a lagoon without classic songs; pigeons are huddled and do not coo, they're frightened by the murky blue! Carlo sings some lovely Neapolitan songs, tourists sing along with him...Read the rest...
Categories: emotions, image, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sated Desires
desires were sated love fades but memories don't ~ whispers on silk sheets ...Read the rest...
Categories: image, love,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Recipe for Beauty
Recipe for Beauty To Whom it May Concern, (I'm thinking God…but others say Mother Nature is to blame. Still others believe Evolution,but to 'You’, just the same…) At risk of sounding a ‘know-it-all”, I must submit a complaint. Your...Read the rest...
Categories: image, anti bullying, beauty, confidence,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Gift Box
I was handed a beautiful gift box On my twentieth birthday. A bold scripted message was waving me to the right. It was beautiful! The gift box sat proudly, Covered with designer wrapping paper, Topped with strawberry pink and...Read the rest...
Categories: image, beauty, blessing, devotion, growing
Form: Free verse

Dreams of The Ghost Rose
what dwells deep inside the ash-pink rose i suppose are the dreams of the ghost rose...Read the rest...
Categories: image, imagery, imagination, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Snowing
It's snowing even though it's April ...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, anxiety, change, image,
Form: Verse
Premium Member ALPHA WAVES
Blissed out on soothing alpha waves, Bewitched by fabulous fiction, Accepting anything with clever diction Crooned by fabulists, charlatans, and knaves, Sitting in a basement, unseen, Parroting drivel on a laptop screen, Mixing groveling groupie activism, Sharing images that birth angry pacifism. Shrug...Read the rest...
Categories: anger, birth, computer, image,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reverse Graffiti
The Light, a celestial dancer, ...Read the rest...
Categories: allusion, beautiful, dance, image,
Form: Other
Premium Member Reverse Graffiti
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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, beauty, image,
Form: Other
Premium Member The outward action received
The outward action received as red cardinals emerges singing on top of the bird bath releasing heavenly tunes while the four of clock flowers began to open as the church bell chime just in time...Read the rest...
Categories: angel, beautiful, god, image,
Form: Chant Royal
Time's Relentless Hands
Time's relentless hands cast their shadows On a middle-aged woman in a lonely corner of her room She drapes her shawl around her shoulders, And there she sits covered in sheets of memories wherein she is held captive...Read the rest...
Categories: image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spring's Splendiferous
Red Robins chirp to greet the rising sun below my bedroom window every Spring. Their cheery tunes confirm Springtime's begun; long before green-tints color everything. Snowdrops silently push up from the ground, while frozen icicles melt drip by drip. The honks...Read the rest...
Categories: image, beautiful, earth, flower, green,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Vanish
Facing global warming and climate change, many species will vanish from the Earth. Most don't seem concerned, and I find that strange; being tethered to this planet from birth. Whales may never swim our oceans again; reefs are dying and...Read the rest...
Categories: image, angst, animal, change, earth,
Form: Sonnet
frozen I stand searching for design in the clouds skudding past I raise my hand and point to a straggler...Read the rest...
Categories: earth, image, introspection, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Image Poems

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.

Definition | What is Image in Poetry?

Book: Shattered Sighs