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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.
Premium Member Upon Santa's Knee
There was a young boy of three who sat upon Santa's knee when Santa jiggled he cried and wiggled and soaked Santa's suite with pee. (Limerick) 12/01/2022 A Funny Christmas Or December Holiday Limerick Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Tania Kitchin How Many Syllables to...Read More
Categories: image, anxiety, boy, child, christmas,
Form: Limerick



Premium Member Sleigh Bells Jingling
snowflakes mingling sleigh bells jingling under rooftops sparkling with snow visions of gifts and gingerbread fill children's dreams, asleep in bed hoping that Santa Claus will show visions of gifts and gingerbread unfold on this magical night as eight tiny reindeer in...Read More
Categories: image, celebration, children, christmas, december,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Book of Fire
In the book of fire & all that blazes In the words of praises, Burning fast They are hard bright …it blares white. This is my desire But... What is my fire What is it that I can acquire? What do I...Read More
Categories: image, allegory, allusion, analogy, anger,
Form: Free verse
let me be alone
I want to lock up all doors Hatch up all windows Pull down the drapes And sit aimlessly on the couch. I’d rather dwell without company If company only wreaks havoc in my house. I’m tired of cleaning up the...Read More
Categories: image, 12th grade, conflict, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ham And Cheese On A Bun
Twas the night before Christmas, and I couldn't sleep, so I left my bed; without so much as a peep. And headed to the kitchen for something to eat, buck naked, except for the slippers on my feet. I...Read More
Categories: image, anxiety, christmas, eve, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Free winter leaves have fallen off the watch full trees
velvet once the leaves once on the trees now falling to fall unto the ~ bronze and golden lands ground colors of orange browns and tans dehydrated ~ crunching crushing leaves sprewed out all over terrain dried...Read More
Categories: allusion, autumn, beautiful, image,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member November
November sets the green treetops ablaze, igniting flames of scarlet and cerise. And as the nights overshadow the days Mother Nature unveils Her masterpiece. Scarecrows are left to guard empty gardens while Jack Frost's brush colors the changing leaves. And...Read More
Categories: image, autumn, beautiful, change, color,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Three Words
As precious as gold Your bronze skin shimmers beneath the crystal lights Too many nights I have longed To again inhale your sweet bouquet Where have you been? The fragrant marrow flows past those gathered to steal just One glance...Read More
Categories: image, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Bread of Heaven
like a pelican blue rose let faith break thy heart open to receive the bread of heaven now exposed...Read More
Categories: image, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Communing With Nature
"Has solitude ever led your steps down a forest path . . . " Quote by_Constance La France When depression overshadows sunlight and Nature beckons with Her solitude, I oft head to my favorite campsite. Communing with Nature is...Read More
Categories: image, anxiety, beautiful, earth, how
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member A Bowl Of P-Soup
A full life is really easy to achieve All that is required is a very positive attitude Think happy and you'll wind up really happy Think sad and you will be sad all day long Simple? Actually said...Read More
Categories: image,
Form: I do not know?
Presbyterian church elder welder
He's a Presbyterian Elder By occupation Car Welder: If you don't mind: Welder Elder, By choice in the job, not fell there... Fellow Elders for the good air, Easy to find them in nice wear, Grudging not a perfumed hair, With...Read More
Categories: career, devotion, image, religion,
Form: Rhyme
MY WOMEN ARE TRAGIC
My women are Tragic My women are as cute as kittens My women are tired of the pussy My women still don’t give me their kitty’s My women say I am privileged and entitled My women wash my...Read More
Categories: happiness, identity, image, irony,
Form: Verse
Premium Member After the Fall
He fell so early from the image to the grime And lay there, flatly oozing helplessness. Anger, and something left of love combined, Plunged to urge him free, Wiped its hands and set back the idol high, Only...Read More
Categories: anger, image, love,
Form: Rhyme
Deficient sufficiency
Met have I An Incorrigible, Who thinks himself The Eligible For manning of a dirigible: For all valued posts The Preferable And The Toughest of The Capable... To his admirers infallible But to cheap impulse susceptible And to pettiness vulnerable... Yet, has he...Read More
Categories: absence, celebrity, character, image,
Form: Rhyme

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?