Metaphor Imagism Poems

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


Saddened and Alone by Don Lewis
            Saddened and Alone
  
    There is a great sadness...

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Categories: addiction, confusion, depression, emotions,

I cannot get it well by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I cannot get it well
life is a chess game
think you master the game
someone somewhere greater
rises to trouble the times
and the game continues
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Categories: life, metaphor,



At A Trump Rally by Michael Jones
The specter of these faces in the horde
 
Snowflakes on an ice black creek
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Categories: image, irony, metaphor, political,

Premium MemberTake Me Somewhere Exotic by Dale Gregory Cozart
The pungence of heartbreak swelters
in the tangled dreadlocks
of love-lies-bleeding
Take me somewhere exotic
to breathe not the foul aroma
of disappointment and despair
Show me fields laced
with frangipani and...

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Categories: color, imagery, lost love,

Premium MemberSweet Citrus by Dale Gregory Cozart
I kissed July's hot tangerine lips
swam in cool aquamarine eyes
basked in blond and honey rays
dreamed in mango pomegranate sunsets 
of lime hillsides and marmalade roses
Years...

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Categories: fruit, imagery, lost love,

Rays of the Sun by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Are God’s eye lashes
Heat, His anger
Warmth, his love
Sunset, sleepy eyes
Darkness, His secrets

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Categories: metaphor, sun,

CYCLICALLY CHIME by Ir0nic ZiNk
Cycles repeat 
Repeat cycles 
Cyclical minds reciprocate 
Begin once end
End once begin
Spin
Revolve
Continuous movement 
Cyclically chime
Answers scripted 
Questions rescript
Convenience resolves 
Easy when it stops
Hard ongoing struggle...

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Categories: adventure, creation, imagination, life,

Sea is a Monster by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
The Sea is a monster
do you know how many things
it is digesting in its stomach,
without any constipation?
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Categories: character, metaphor,

I am athe Caterpillar by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I am the caterpillar
fat, jittery, itchy feared
I have eaten all green leaves
crops, grass, foliage I chewed
wasteland weeps behind me
people curse wherever I go
but they have...

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Categories: metaphor, power,

Herodotus climbs ladder of History by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
Herodotus climbs ladder of history
Every time he does it he falls off
But he does not break his back
And does not lose scrolls of Ulysses

As historian...

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Categories: history, metaphor,

The Painter by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
painted me red
my siblings black
his family white
landscape grey
 

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Categories: fate, metaphor,

Paint Behind Me by Ir0nic ZiNk
I paint behind the canvass.
Another wall of endless swirls upon swirls that constantly rearrange and change is silently listening.
Hovering just below the surface where my...

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Categories: color, deep, dream, imagery,

A Beautiful wife is Flower by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
a beautiful wife is flower
souvenir for the heart
giving every day a picnic
for the man she married
and the children she bears
are little beautiful flowers
from the ovules...

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Categories: metaphor, wife,

Fear is a starved Lion by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
fear is a starved lion
daily feeding on hearts
of the cowardly men
but the meal so eaten
does not get finished
flesh continues to grow
bones crack, never split
blood does...

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Categories: fear, metaphor,

Moving clouds are Angels' Jets by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
moving clouds in the sky
are Angels, transport jets
Angels come in huge numbers
on regular field work tour
examining and taking photos
compiling summarized data
of humans at work on...

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Categories: angel, metaphor,

The Soldier by Adam Forth
There once was a soldier,
So loyal, so brave.
He fought a long struggle,
‘til the end, ‘til the grave.

The struggle went on,
For days, for years.
No end in...

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Categories: best friend, bird, depression,

A chair is not a chair by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
a chair is not a chair
until its sat on by human
sit on log and it’s a chair
sit on a page and he’s chair
sitting of a...

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Categories: identity, metaphor, philosophy,

As the Plane descended by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
as the plane descended
I saw a bit of hell alive
where Christ passed first
before ascending to heaven
I closed my eyes quickly
I wept and kicked dust
my ears...

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Categories: destiny, humanity, metaphor,

I know why stars shoot downwards by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I know why stars shoot downwards to the earth
it is not science at work nor gravitational pull
its behavior of  stars that never looked at...

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Categories: desire, destiny, metaphor,

My lovely Twins by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
I have my lovely twins
they love me so much
they are dutiful servants
compassionate they are
I’m never left lonely
when one is cooking
the other prepares bed
when one is...

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Categories: death, life, metaphor,