Life Imagism Poems

These Life Imagism poems are examples of Imagism poems about Life. These are the best examples of Imagism Life poems written by international poets.


Dancing hall by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Standing at the window I watch with amazement
One dancer whips the air fiercely with her bottom
Another writes something in air with pointed fingers
Both seemed lost...

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Categories: life, metaphor, philosophy,

Please help us by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
PLEASE HELP US

They say heaven and hell
will be the final in one’s end
But to us, we’re already there
We’re already witnessing stage one on planet earth

We’ve...

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Categories: children, imagery, poetry, poverty,



FOR THE CHILDREN OF BEGGARS by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
We are children of beggars
we have no choice but to automatically harness our little talent
or what we know it as
knowing how to beg and prolly...

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Categories: childhood, children, humanity, imagery,

Donkey times by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Donkey times we live
those of us on earth
calling themselves alive

do it as best you can
let the earth feel you
and mouth  yawns bliss

give your fellows...

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Categories: life, metaphor,

Are there any safe topics left by David Smith
I consider myself gifted in the art of conversation,
It is pretty well an established fact, 
That there are few who can avoid making my conversations...

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Categories: addiction, appreciation, art, beauty,

Spirit Wolf by Suzette Richards
Infuse me with your appetite
for effortless freedom.
Yearning for your wisdom.
Encourage me:
Intuitively to
embrace you as my partner -
to love and to hold,
till death us do part.

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The...

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Categories: myth, native american, spiritual,

Again and Again by Abubakar Muhammad Musa
Still happened again?
Or I'm the one who can't explain?
I've tried baby, can't you see?
Is it true you liked to unite like a bee?
Or you will...

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Categories: 11th grade,

Premium MemberOrigami Tempest by Dale Gregory Cozart
Iridescent sprinklers 
hiss to life;
a flock of birds erupts 
in origami tempest.
Serrulated wings shimmer,
rising from the grass
in tawny ribbons
of serpentine rippling,
the chime of flapping,
streamlike.
A gust...

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Categories: bird, imagery,

Dilemma by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade

A confused individual
Oh! I am in a state
a state of confusion
Where i don’t know which way to go
a state of dilemma

Oh! I am in a...

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Categories: conflict, fantasy, fun,

Premium MemberWastrel Summer by Dale Gregory Cozart
The cloying sangria
of freesias
invades the screen.
Amber bees whine
in wastrel air
like breezeless fans.
My shirt 
is porcelain skin.
I dangle one metronome leg
off the arm
of a wicker chair
on...

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Categories: life, summer,

The Dragon by Piercing Words
Blue tales and red flows
You don't wanna see this dragon!
Eyes glow, flaming words and Burning papers 
I wonder who can to save the princess?
Devouring concepts...

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Categories: art, fantasy, image, imagery,

Premium MemberFIRES of IMAGINATION 24 by Brian Strand
life in close-up...

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Categories: inspiration,

Premium MemberHer Wish Eternal by Broken Wings- Dear Heart
I slowly open the old, rusty cemetery gate that groans,
      it squeaks and creaks in the still night,
  ...

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Categories: death, poems,

Premium MemberSoup to Nuts by Wayne Kingston
primal gasp scores young lungs -
omega breath exhausts supplication...
headlong visit spent...

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Categories: life, time,

My Spirit by Piercing Words
When will I stop writing 
Only death can stop me,
Even then, my persona
Lives forever and my verses 
Will influence another reader, 
To influence another so...

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Categories: creation, growth, i am,

Moment of my heart by Hakeem Omer
Moment of my heart.

With sunrise.
On the first light of the sun hitting my face through the window of my room.
On the sound of the first...

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Categories: beauty, dream, emotions, i

There was a giraffe by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
There was a giraffe
living somewhere in the savannas
a nightmare was its confusing life
laughable its appearance
   Bits of its head dotted the body
the tail...

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Categories: animal, fairy, irony,

Premium MemberSunshine and Showers by John lawless
Briefly,
a passing shower
quenched an arid field.

Slowly,
an unforgiving sun
parched it anew.


©2/20/2018

submitted to – Sunshine and Showers – Poetry Contest
sponsor – Robert Haigh
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Categories: life, seasons,

A red rose, red love by Abubakar Muhammad Musa
O my Love's like a red, red rose
That's newly sprung in June;
O my Love's like the melodie
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
As fair art thou, my...

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Categories: 12th grade,

Overrun By Teddy Bears And Beanie Babies by matthew harris
twas the bright idea of zee missus aye air
and dedicate this poem
(yes tis correct, if you bare
lee remember this mister

did formerly she push duck clear
addressed...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,