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Light Verse Poems | Light Verse Examples

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A light verse is a typically short form of poem that attempts to be humorous, frivolous, or playful, but there is more to light verse. What is light verse in poetry (complete definition)?

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A word Creates the World anew.. Creating poles Dancing to Their own tune... Religion Spirituality Are busy with Various expressions Of what cannot Be expressed... A melding Of two religions into one.. Syncretism.. Another wording Arrives to express What cannot be Expressed... Saying too much Is what happens When words are Used to express Nothing at all......Read the rest...
Categories: conflict, creation, silence, words,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member knowing instantly whose child this is
Which one is your child? I ask I turn and see the Minnie Mouse Hat And the professor glasses A red polka dotted bow cinches this baby's identity I do not need to see anything else...Read the rest...
Categories: baby,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Critterature: A Fine Bromance
A seahorse named Irv finally got up the nerve To ask a starfish named Larry to marry him. Said Larry, "Sure, swell, and it's high time as well, Now it's legal in this aquarium.* But, oh, what I would...Read the rest...
Categories: animal, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Cat cpr
Samantha my cat is a little bit stressed, with strangers coming in and out of our nest.. She likes my wheelchair, her new spot to rest, it's soft cushy pillow she finds the best.. When I'm asleep she does...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, cat, health,
Form: Light Verse
Yes,But
Many did come and go. None is left ,it is just I and no You. Memories leak out. Truth turning into doubt . Emptiness is all around . Walking a thin line between sky and ground. Eyes are shut ....Read the rest...
Categories: irony,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member What dreams are made of
No separation Yet what appears Seems to rely on Separation for Clarity of knowing.. The crux of dilemma For the cultural crowd In complaints of Something missing.. It's the stuff that Dreams are made of......Read the rest...
Categories: anxiety, i am, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The saving grace
Nothing and you Are not two.. That's the saving Grace... (Short..but these few words might seem to end seeking..)...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, heaven, self, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Buoyed as nothing
Surprise Unpredictability An arising newness Without connection Appearances seemingly Buoyed as nothing......Read the rest...
Categories: boat, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member FEELING BEAUTY-
Beautiful is beauty Heart soar heavy For it be believing So I receiving God so revealing Beauty more than a feeling So endearing 4/2/24 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr 2024...Read the rest...
Categories: analogy, appreciation,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Logic
No, dear reader, this is not an April Fool's prank piece. It's merely a bit of nonsense for this very silly day... Alice asked Tweedledee, "What is logic?" Tweedle thought for a moment then said, "Though I never before...Read the rest...
Categories: humor, nonsense,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Hobgoblin
stand here and stead with staff in hand tawed tined and staid Hob – goblin he, a tricky ol’ fellow haughty ...Read the rest...
Categories: fantasy, magic, world,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Mothers Nature
From the sun to the sea, Constantly giving waves of energy. Add in some rains and winds that blow, And there's renewable power, we can grow. While these natural forces seem infinite, Their capture and use requires creativity. Since they rely...Read the rest...
Categories: environment, future,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member doodling
Nothing is Nothing But Is that nothing? Search might End... The utter Simplicity of Nothing.. That's it.. Unknowing... There is a Not in everything Not makes Appearances All is whatnot......Read the rest...
Categories: beauty, inspiration, repetition, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member BLAME
“A man can fall many times, but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. …..John Burroughs BLAME...Read the rest...
Categories: how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
There goes mine PsyD
. chloe ...Read the rest...
Categories: caregiving, humor,
Form: Light Verse

Specific Types of Light Verse Poems

Read wonderful light verse poetry on the following sub-topics: christmas, friends, funny, kids, love, music, nature, school, sports, whimsical and more.

Definition | What is Light Verse in Poetry?

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