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Language Poems | Examples of Language Poetry

Language Poems - Examples of all types of language poetry to share and read. This list of language poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of language poetry. This list of works about language is an excellent resource for examples on how to write language poems.
the verb, to love
The verb “ to love” The verb «to love» is a special verb, I believe, It is combined with only one time, In the present of the indicative, "I love you," you know, Other times are made for literature Or the...Read More
Categories: language, literature, love,
Form: Free verse

word bank:Holidays
Word bank: Holidays As I am finding time difficult to manage at the moment - I thought a word bank would be a good idea for people to refer to and add comments with additional words...Read More
Categories: community, holiday, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Love speaks to those who listen
Let your feelings guide you ...Read More
Categories: language, love, music, perspective,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member LOVE LANGUAGE
“Foaming at the mouth,” in this context is to be excited, passionate for. Jeopardy is an American television game. There was a home version. The answer was given in the form of a question. LOVE LANGUAGE Clickers sounding off...Read More
Categories: language,
Form: Free verse
It's straightforward enough to be the Cheshire Cat grinning. A stroll in the park to smile when you're winning. But when you find yourself irked and cursing the weather. You're unconsciously encompassed by the Fundamental...Read More
Categories: analogy, character, language, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme

so man yp oemsha veice nsored fro my our sigh t iambec omew orset han al go rit hms des tro yeyo f ...Read More
Categories: language, absence, angst, art, confidence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Be Too Serious
Serious is mysterious to me I'd rather be delirious For when you are too serious you might become imperious ~...Read More
Categories: crazy, hurt, language, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translate From Speech
Let's dwell a tiny bit on that skill most hanker after, of mastering a language that especially appeals, infused with magic rhythm so ifervent, pulsing music lilt, anthemic grandeur, think for one ecstatic heady...Read More
Categories: language, age, anxiety, art, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member POET'S A to Z aloud No 13
POETIC WALK WITH MARIANNE MOORE Come read and let my voice take you along a syntactical line                                   Better yet                                   if well met listen, make this a unique ‘as is moment’                                   ‘twixt you & I Line indentation underlines the parallels of my verse                                   The shape my syllabic disposition, the stanza my unit of sense in ‘sentence sounds’                                   surrounds...Read More
Categories: language, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Didn't Know That
"I Didn't Know That" I didn’t know that A Be couldn’t sting Or that a Bee was not a B. I’m confused. I didn’t know that I should No better Or that Know was not a No. I’m confused. I didn’t know...Read More
Categories: confusion, funny, language, light,
Form: Free verse
Reaching Out
A baby in a stroller pointed, Giggling, at me. I waved and then he laughed some more And grinned delightedly. I also had the sweetest kisses Blown my way from far. My brother’s year-old grandson Raised the FaceTime cuteness bar. The urge to...Read More
Categories: child, language,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Words
Far more words than open ears -- a world of chatter; words everywhere -- difficult to avoid such precipitous splatter… poets use them, vociferously! Politicians use them, surreptitiously! Ministers use them rapturously Words live when they are infused with passion; strengthened by conviction -- my...Read More
Categories: language, animal, cat, cute, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member END TIMES
Before the primate known as “man” became loquacious, With all his fishnet shenanigans, skylarking monkey shines, And thermo-nuclear weapons, There was a time when words among men Had not yet become discrete utterances Encoded with...Read More
Categories: language, allegory, angst, culture, dark,
Form: Blank verse
Multiple People
Multiple people are following a new trend regarding which I see no sign of an end. I seek reasons but haven't found any why people these days avoid saying 'many,' jnstead of which they prefer to say 'multiple,'...Read More
Categories: language, satire, words,
Form: Light Verse
Languages are Important
Languages are important its worth learning How nice it would be to understand other cultures To communicate and converse with others in a variety of ways Languages are diverse and unique in so many ways Languages are...Read More
Categories: appreciation, culture, language,
Form: Free verse

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