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Literature Poems | Examples of Literature Poetry

Literature Poems - Examples of all types of literature poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for literature.

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I Do not Love You Because I Love You
I love her because of her, though she's an ocean away, I can't like him hate you because I love you still. You could arch to me like a cat and I would be blind To your flaws...Read More
Categories: literature, america, angst, courage, leadership,
Form: Free verse

Herder of words
I am a Herder of words, I am sorry that I cannot bring forth an auditorium and make them dance. I am herder of words my friend, I cannot bring life to canvas and add...Read More
Categories: literature, voice, word play,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member writers
stealing space, the only thing that disappears when new ideas are born. we are clothed in past experiences, divining directions from someone else’s shadow. We clap applause for airs that carry each of us to cause,...Read More
Categories: conflict, literature, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Spreading The whole World Something not fine All to fall in one line Learning Online ...Read More
Categories: education, language, literature,
Form: Free verse
heavy rain inundation never flood clear water Yellow smirk unclear...Read More
Categories: literature, allusion, creation, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member words that poets rhyme
There beside me close as any friend the wind, cascading on the sunshine, does descend. And playing in the grass around me, by the water at my feet, does share with me the dance of life to overcome...Read More
Categories: inspiration, literature, motivation, poets,
Form: Rhyme
This is love
Love is love. Shakespeare wrote about it; Romeo and Juliet had it, True love exists in their play But in life,it's just like clay; it easily breaks. Love is heartaches. I was but once in love I was chucked by my love. I don't...Read More
Categories: literature, angel, black love, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Poet
”He is a Poet”, It was said of him. And so they sought in proof a poem, made alone for them. A tome for all the ages, every eye, and every ear. Words of witness dedicating prose,...Read More
Categories: identity, jobs, literature, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Hellhound Chase
Whenever I'm up to something, A hellhound chases me, A gory figure with blood oozing out The bloody dog growls and roars at me; "I'm the one to decide your fate!" The ferocious ghoul bites and tears the life...Read More
Categories: anxiety, career, desire, literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I Were the Only Poet Left in the World Today
If I were the only poet left in the world today And all the great verses and rhymes of the past Were suddenly swept away in the awful crush Of today's destructive and cacophonous voices Were there only my...Read More
Categories: literature, poets, words,
Form: Free verse
To be born is to be flesh ... ...Read More
Categories: literature, allusion, analogy, creation, extended
Form: Free verse
summer foreshadows satisfaction Winter ...Read More
Categories: literature, allusion, analogy, creation, extended
Form: Verse
Premium Member Short And Sweet
writers p u r s u e verbosity ~ readers d e s i r e brevity [Brevette form] The Brevette, created by Emily Romano consists of a subject (noun), verb, and object (noun), in this exact order. The verb should show an...Read More
Categories: literature, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
I'd Never Done the Mirror Sex Move From American Psycho
Next to my mattress is a mirror decorated with crude stickers stolen from a dirty bathroom in a seedy bar in Polish Hill. Great for staring into...Read More
Categories: literature, body, culture, fantasy, funny,
Form: Free verse
Let Me Cry
Let me cry for the good days that are gone I am so lonely and alone Let me cry for my childhood toys Let me cry for past joys Let me cry for the sweet memories of yesterday Let me...Read More
Categories: art, literature, lonely,
Form: Couplet

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