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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.

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Sunday Best
The circus music plays, deep organ sounds as the ramps lower into the crowds. A roar goes up towards the heavens, A path to the savior is found. the clowns role out, dressed in makeup and robes, ready to act out...Read More
Categories: image,
Form: Free verse

Not To Weep Anymore
lord strike thy wings with another shakespearean sonnet i am sure and still are that giveth me faith not to weep anymore but to soar and to flourish once more through the bountiful clouds of joy and you shall know that for sure...Read More
Categories: image, imagery, religious,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Strutting My Fluff
Fur on my cat Wish I had it Imagine that Fuzzy and soft Stuck to my skin Flat and aloft Warm and cozy Happiness mine Snuggling nosy Licking I wash Puking I pout This dream I squash...Read More
Categories: image, animal, cat, cute, happy,
Form: Rhyme
For Thy Will Be Done
a flock of buntings with their majestic feathers glowing red blue green and yellow swarming through the joyful atmosphere swirling back and forth in every direction like an accordian motion rendition of Gabriel's Oboe thus we give God all the praises lord i extract all my faith from thee for thy will be...Read More
Categories: image, imagery, religious,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chasm
The gap between rich and poor is growing, The gulf is now shamefully wide, And no doubt the evidence is showing. It cannot be a matter of not knowing, This "elephant" can scarcely be denied, The gap between rich and...Read More
Categories: animal, image, money, political,
Form: Villanelle

Premium Member Epitome Of Efficiency
The epitome of efficiency women juggled daily chores babies and their husbands all the while maintaining both their dignity and femininity. (Double Tetractys) 11-24-2020 Double Tetractys 6 Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Eve Roper photo #2...Read More
Categories: image, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Tetractys
Collage Of Childhood
" How sweet to the heart are the scenes of my childhood" - Samuel Woodworth, 1785-1842. The pediment of blue hills rolling down to spread surreal splendor on landscape, where thriving thicket wore emerald crown. There my childhood morphed...Read More
Categories: childhood, image, missing,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Juxtaposition
As homeless beggars beg for food, partiers celebrate New Year's Eve. Cheerful festivities flourish, only steps from hungry bellies. Drunken revelers sing Auld Lang Syne, as homeless beggars beg for food. Happy hugs and midnight kisses, juxtaposed by their poverty. The haves...Read More
Categories: image, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member WINTER'S COME-
WINTER'S COME tempers lowering sun hardly shines anymore signs of winter comes 11/23/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020© ...Read More
Categories: confidence, image, storm, winter,
Form: Haiku
In my head
I behold what I have created, immaculate but yet not true, a celestial conceptualization created by the chiseling edges of my fended anima. Your image does not belong to you, but is simply carried by the many. As...Read More
Categories: image, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member He's Such A Grump
Republicans revere Donald Trump lining up to kiss his royal rump and Mitch McConnell's lips like his tongue, often slips, it's no wonder he's such a grump. (Limerick) 11-22-2020 Out On A Lim Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Joseph May...Read More
Categories: image, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Our Values Should Be
Our values should be written on posters with a believer's conviction to incite a protest and end it with peaceful intentions; if others don't agree, ignore them. Our values are the image of ourselves, of what we proclaim to be without compromising...Read More
Categories: appreciation, confidence, image, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Who is staring in the mirror? Just yesterday I left my dorm Took some notes then drank some beer. Living life was just the norm. Who is staring in the mirror? Young man out on a night so clear Chasing her...Read More
Categories: image, life, memory, time,
Form: Rhyme
Where The Leaves Break Through
oh what autumn pastel forest day where the leaves break through and where the leaves shall stay some red some green some blue and a little bit of indigo that i know to be true...Read More
Categories: image, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where I Live
Let me tell you about a certain land, Somewhere in the southern hemisphere, There's not much water, but there's lots of sand, Must have been tough to be a pioneer. Somewhere in the southern hemisphere, And, as you would have...Read More
Categories: culture, endurance, environment, image,
Form: Pantoum

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?