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Light Poems | Examples of Light Poetry

Light Poems - Examples of all types of light poetry to share and read. This list of light poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of light poetry. This list of works about light is an excellent resource for examples on how to write light poems.
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Words Seem made to Describe.. A word to Describe indescribable Cannot be found So any word Might provide a Placeholder For no place......Read the rest...
Categories: light, beauty, sleep, words,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Becoming the flame
Flawed perception contours beliefs we hold, which we then affirm as the truth we own but as ego thins out, as was foretold, presence reclaims love, light and bliss full blown. Breath by breath the universe offers clues, which we...Read the rest...
Categories: joy, light, love, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
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Pleasant people inhabit this workshop of varied verse, posting posies of many kind- comments & opinions do abound in blogs ,of the world around- sponsored contests in galore brings creativity to the fore...Read the rest...
Categories: light, thank you,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Alone
we’re born alone and die alone these two coordinates are fixed betwixt these points, few souls heart hone the rest in trance remain transfixed what comes and goes is unreal yet we trauma bond with desire why does light before darkness...Read the rest...
Categories: god, light, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
hole'lup uh minute
. don't y'all move not uh muscle ...Read the rest...
Categories: light, adventure, allusion,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Dating and Data Networking
The information highway is paved with hope, With heavy traffic towards love's embrace. So while the ghosts of romance past lingers, ...Read the rest...
Categories: light, culture, desire,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Regal Reign
A subtle shift in the shadows of sunset exposes the splendid Moon as She rises. Just as a cunning gambler hedges his bet She shines Her best displaying Her surprises. She slinks across the restless sky, a coquette, limning traits...Read the rest...
Categories: god, light, moon, night,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Crystal-clarity
If what was becomes what is becoming what was becomes what is...Read the rest...
Categories: future, language, light, today,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member On the Healthy Apple
It’s said the apple’s history goes back to our earliest ancestry when, in a garden, a couple ate one and got us all in trouble. Now, had the apple been arsenic its effect would have been just as tragic, and who...Read the rest...
Categories: light, dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Wife's Complaint
A body at rest remains at rest expounded Newton. And unless it’s acted upon it will remain so. To her husband she said: You fit Newton’s law to the letter. You’ve been at rest for years, she said, and despite...Read the rest...
Categories: light, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Running Marathon
His overweight wife plans to run in a charitable marathon to benefit disabled athletes. And like those ancient Greeks she’ll be running without a stitch of clothes. She may not cross first the finish line, but it should provoke a running panic...Read the rest...
Categories: light, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Indescribable
The indescribable Appears as Describable Rendering the Describable As indescribable......Read the rest...
Categories: light, i am, irony, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Hidden in plain sight
The seemingly motionless vastness of space, at times teases, revealing pores in its skin, through which we see flickers of light as God’s grace, thus piercing the veil, God-search we may begin. Such are divine secrets, hidden in plain...Read the rest...
Categories: light, space, spiritual,
Form: Rispetto
Premium Member is there no way
Is there no way No path No distant beacon Naught but the roar Of roiling breakers Scattering the stony beach With driftwood scarecrows Is there no truth No quietude of soul No vibratory vindication Save the shrieking tremor Of faltering hearts Weeping For unknown lovers Is there no light Untouched...Read the rest...
Categories: light, truth,
Form: Free verse
Lamp
Lamp, a travel guides That light the darkness pathway This pave unsure road....Read the rest...
Categories: creation, engagement, light, travel,
Form: Haiku

Specific Types of Light Poems

Read wonderful light poetry on the following sub-topics: bright, candle, christmas, dark, darkness, funeral, inspirational, love, red, science, and more.

Definition | What is Light in Poetry?


Book: Shattered Sighs