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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  
Premium Member Poem GOD LOOKING FOR GOOD MEN AND WOMEN WON'T YOU COME James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric image, appreciation, assonance, blessing, community,
Candle Magic M. L. Kiser Senryu image, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, fire,
Paradise Mike Grant I do not know? image, anxiety, depression, emotions, family,
Verdacht mike loewenrosen Carpe Diem image, absence, anger, fate, i
Desert Rain Earl Schumacker Free verse conflict, confusion, image, light,
Premium Member Poem EMOTIONALLY STAGNATE--- James Edward Lee Sr. Couplet image, assonance, confusion, deep, depression,
cage jagdish bajantri Chant Royal color, fantasy, image, leaving,
Premium Member Poem TATTERED PHOTO'S BEAUTY nette onclaud Couplet beauty, image, old,
Sun Umbrella Earl Schumacker Free verse beach, endurance, image, judgement,
Premium Member Poem 7 LITTLE FIELD MICE WHERE ARE THEY NOW James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse image, analogy, appreciation, childhood, funny,

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IM JUST A DROWNING MAN IN LOVE SINKING BEING LEAD TO SHORE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I’M JUST A DROWNING MAN IN LOVE SINKING BEING LEAD TO SHORE

At a chance following
Rapids waters rough tossed and turnt
Gail’s wind burst
I seen you in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, image, lost love,

Not Myself - Dedicated to Awareness to Epilepsy
by Kathryn Churchman
Dealing with this everyday....
feeling nervous, insecure,
not myself
Like a jigsaw puzzle
missing a few pieces....
I feel incomplete. 
Living a stress free life
and maintaining order....
That's what works best...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, anxiety, bible, character, courage,

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ONLY IN SPRING
by nette onclaud



A hint of charm is in the air
With lilacs, daffodils... how rare,
When March whiffs her floral perfume
Leaves gleaming in elegant bloom:
The youthful  star a...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, seasons, spring,

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Golden Waters Crinkle
by Emile Pinet

I listen to the waves washing ashore
when the wind is but a breeze, nothing more.
And often sit here alone on the beach
staring off at heaven,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, 10th grade, day, feelings,

The Purity Wheat Domain
by Earl Schumacker
Hectic red steadfast on earth and anchored fast
Caught in the beginning of the end of working days
To yield a common profit from the land as...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, image, inspirational, nature,

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Luciferin Flies
by Gary Bateman
Luciferin Flies

Swarms of them form now—
An evil portent for sure!
Shades of illusion . . . 
	An evil that’s palpable . . . 
Now’s your last...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, dark, death, evil, fantasy,

Deep sleep and a long night
by Piercing Words
Fall asleep 
When back to dream land,
Its a hard life...
A life with no rules, it's fun though!
Can't wake up:
nothing but deep dreams and nightmares,
Slopes and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, art, blue, dark, deep,

The Screaming Toilet
by Earl Schumacker
One morning while strolling in the park
A screaming toilet fell from the sky
A stewardess strapped to it like a rock
Coming at me loud and meteoric
Sometimes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, abuse, adventure, appreciation, confusion,

Hibernation
by Muzahidul Reza
Hibernating toad, 
Look at frost, snow all around
In hole hibernate....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, imagery, winter,

Spiritual Birth
by P.M. Richter
  
grace will find you
when thoughts fade away
crushed with unbearable grief
"losing your mind"

suffering during a dark night of the soul
the ego crumbles; revealing the...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, self, spiritual,

Days In The Clouds
by Earl Schumacker
Come clouds come away down
Just enough to see the future
Bring the sun sandwiched in news
Between yesterdays and tomorrows
With as much blue you can tolerate
Riding on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, creation, environment, image,

The Big Screen
by Piercing Words
A life on screen
Been watching that movie 
Ever since, it never made sense
So no broadcasting-no live shows,
Just wireless cords streaming
Life's show...hosted by G
that unknown force...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, deep, image, life,

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FAR IS SO THE VIEW
by James Edward Lee Sr.
FAR IS SO THE VIEW

the view is far so
sunset perpendicular
horizon rises

capsizing daylights
submerged visions weather viens
far is so the view



10/29/18 

Written words by James Edward Lee...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, image,

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A Modern Mona Lisa
by John Gondolf
Leonardo’s Mona Lisa has nothing on you 
with her familiar face we’ve seen for years;
but your young beauty that’s so fresh and new,
leaves men around...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, image, smile, woman,

High Peaks Holdfast
by David Welch
I shift my jacket close as wind blows past,
perched upon this dull, gray massif of rock,
below the throaty call of raven’s squawk,
cannot stay long, in...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: earth, freedom, image, mountains,

Waking Taste Buds
by M. L. Kiser
Tasty fried green tomatos
Fresh apple fritters
Sporting cinnamon, sugar
Add some creamed peas and
Some sweet pumpkin pie
And voila,
POW!
...

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Epulaeryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, food, garden, image,

Something New
by Andrew Crisci
Danny was a smart fellow,
he always seemed mellow...
some thought he was gay
and became an easy prey.   

Danny spoke with an accent
very distinctive to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: image, anti bullying, culture, depression,

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A Crossroads of Your Mind
by Sanford Weir
How will you feel and know what is real
At a crossroads of your mind?

Without delay can you find a new way
At a crossroads of your...

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

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FALL FALLING LEAVES
by James Edward Lee Sr.
FALL FALLING LEAVES

i hold in my hand
a leaf that's fallen so far
wind blown falling down

yellow crimson leaves
floating, falling, flying round
leaves  falling down, down


10/24/18
written words...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, appreciation, autumn, image,

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IF
by Sunshine Smile

If everything was different and life was a long-lasting dream
Are you curious about "civilization cradle" ... if
If you ask questions about things you do not...

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