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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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Premium Member the lucky one
I wrote you of a seashell shining On a beach of golden sand; Held the morning light so tightly In my gnarled and aged hand. Kissed the sky with greeting Lips in prayer pursed Brushed the breeze...Read More
Categories: light, love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Prayers in Schools
I’m all for prayer; yes, indeed. But not, or ever, in public schools, I plead. Keep it in the home or for worship or to oneself, if that’s your habit. And don’t go to the extreme and panic, assuming...Read More
Categories: light, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Platonic Love
It’s undeniably a pleasant thought but unfortunately fraught with nonsense typically devoid of true biology. For platonic love is neither physical nor passionately carnal, and today quite the opposite to how most practice it. What Plato had in mind was a love relationship refined by...Read More
Categories: light, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Kumquat Lemon Quince
I’ll have you know it wasn’t a quince, kumquat or lemon the serpent used to convince the woman to eat, nor was it a coincidence. The account offers not a scrap of evidence though who’d deny life’s not been...Read More
Categories: light, dark, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I- I SEE GOD
Look at you and I see someone; I look at me through reflection of a mirror I see no one; I look up and I see God; I look around me and I see God; I...Read More
Categories: light, analogy, appreciation, engagement, imagery,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Hopes Hiding
She tilts her head Light lifts one brow To say somehow The time is now Pursed parted lips Eyes seeking stare Hope slips somewhere Loose looks cast down Lithe lacey gown Deep desires found ...Read More
Categories: deep, desire, hope, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Hearty Broth
A hearty bowl of chicken soup was set before the lad at a delicate, tender age by his doting mom and dad Into the thick broth the lad plunged his spoon Hot steam rose up ...Read More
Categories: boy, food, light, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Elegant DiaLogos
Green civil compassion and smoky brown passion passing on empowering Yang universals enlightening Yinitarian dialogue, Economically and politically cooperative co-invested discussion prioritizing budgeting planning planting harvesting Saving integrity's potential love seeds for next regeneration's cooperative EarthTribe harvest. This interfaith nondenominational nonpartisan nonviolent conversation about whether or not humane-divine love is a ZeroSum Win/Lose merely mortal Game Unstable non-resilient or NonZero...Read More
Categories: games, health, light, passion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Let Someone's Light Shine Everywhere
Let someone's light shine everywhere, darkness must not prevail when hope becomes the candle that flickers waiting to die, but somewhere a raising voice sings and makes pretty roses bloom and butterflies fly: come out of your hiding and...Read More
Categories: light, courage, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hopeful Hogs
One hog to another: It’s a relief when Easter passes. I count it a miracle that so many of us survived. As for next Easter, I’m praying we will by then have died – how else can we...Read More
Categories: light, animal, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Listen to Your Child
Interrupting is rude, son. But Daddy…. Not one more word. Understand? Stern look. Child asks, “What if….” I MEAN IT! So five-year-old child sits politely beside window Watching as hijackers steal their family’s blue Chrysler Caravan. ...Read More
Categories: light, parents,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A natural gift
Don't leave your woman's intuition on a burner in the kitchen. If you have a premonition don't regard it with suspicion. A helpful tool for those that see, this natural gift of e.s.p....Read More
Categories: light, giving,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Lions Prayer
Lord, I sense it isn’t right that I have such a deadly bite and wish it could be different. Forgive me if I sound irreverent, but didn’t YOU create my appetite?...Read More
Categories: light, animal, prayer,
Form: Light Verse
Parable 15: Nothing is concealed
“Should a lamp be put under a bed? Surely on lampstand.” Jesus said. “For nothing is concealed that will not be revealed.” All will come to the light that...Read More
Categories: bible, gospel, jesus, light,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Easter Basket Capers
Take my chocolate rabbit?!!, you little twits, don't think I'll swipe some of yours?!!, expect it! you siblings think you're stealth, well, big damn deal, hands off my Hersheys, you schlemiels! your Reese's Easter eggs are mine, so throw...Read More
Categories: light, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Light Verse

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?