Literature Poems | Poetry About Literature

Literature Poems. Below are examples of poems about literature. This list of literature poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of literature poetry. This list of works about literature is an excellent resource for examples on how to write literature poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Verbal dexterity fauxcroft wade Free verse integrity, literature, words,
Premium Member Poem Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two Robert Lindley Rhyme art, death, hero, literature,
Premium Member Poem Take Down This Book Sian St. John Acrostic literature,
HOMECALL MUNA CHUMA-UDEH Free verse literature, africa, appreciation, black love,
WHILE I STARE Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade Rhyme inspiration, leadership, life, literature,
A letter to J K Rowling K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse literature, child, evil, fantasy, freedom,
Premium Member Poem Paronomasia Gary Bateman Tanka language, literature, meaningful, onomatopoeia,
Writing Poetry Jenny brewer Rhyme literature, poets, writing,
The Name Sitabz Garg Bio literature, allegory, allusion, art, birth,
Aren't you satisfied Steven Nazanje Rhyme joy, life, literature, peace,

READ ME: Awful Truths
by Jasmine Koria
At the station Paton stares at me from the train bound for Johannesburg
He leaves a note to remember to mop up where the roof leaks
This...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: books, history, language, literature,

Little Wonder, With So Much Blunder
by Richard Olson

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: freedom, literature, power,

the foilist
by John Beam
my character flaws                      ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, character, emo, humor, introspection,

The Sea Of The Dead
by Honestly J.T.
It's like I have,
An obligation to this nation,
Yet I have to be patient;
Who's patiently waiting,
Looking, maybe gazing,
For something or someone,
To simply say when?

So tell me...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: how i feel, literature,

The Poetic Revolution
by Carolyn Dewey
A poem's not just a collection
of words on a page;
nor should it have a connection
to literary rage.

Students poke and prod the poem
in bouts of wild...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: high school, literature, poetry,

Innocence
by John William RavenCroft
The greatest illusion in this life is innocence
it's something that gets worse over time
affecting the body's, eyes, ears, soul, and mind
making you so dumb, deaf...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, humanity, literature, meaningful,

I LOVE YOU
by Damilola Muyideen
I LOVE YOU

In the days of the sun and in the rain, 
"I'll be your shade that never fades"
 In the days of tears and...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, beauty, cinderella, cute, emotions,

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William Shakespeare was a play-write
by Gershon Wolf
William Shakespeare was a play-write
He really wrote a play right ... 
Yet if his 'words were magic'
 ~ Why were his plays so tragic? 

Charles...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, word play, write,

A Womans Right
by Michael Robinson

A Woman’s Right
{A High Priestess of the Moon}

All sharing shapes

Elegantly moving in sync together

A gravitational pull to balance life

Floating and flowing with control
An encouraging movement...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, appreciation, caregiving, dedication, deep,

Contradict me Not
by Michael Robinson

Contradict me Not

Words on a page erased from sight
Far from thought as morning to night
An individual walking through life
With righteousness of god by my side
As...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, confusion, literature, metaphor,

Poetry I know not
by Michael Robinson

Poetry I know not

I don’t know much about poetry
The genre or form properly
How to use syllables or words systematically
My words do coincide together naturally
As I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, encouraging, irony, literature,

Kigali, in I am
by Mwalimu LAKHPIN
Kigali! You’re a dream differed
          An indefinite dream for unkeyed
      ...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, africa, analogy, character, city,

Idnetity
by OBIAJE PETER EDIGAH
Without lack we are black.
Black is our identity
The fuel that light up the universe is always black
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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, africa, confidence, conflict, dark,

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Anthony Bourbon
by arthur vaso
Rebel to the core
a story teller
brother in arms
we all march to the same reaper
bountiful the smiles
loving humanity
giver of kindness
the greatest Houdini act of all time
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, character, food, goodbye, grief,

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Condensed Cliff's Notes
by Gershon Wolf
Book One --  Dr. Manette's stricken 
                 ...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, literature, satire,

To see you again
by Steven Nazanje
First gaze upon your face
Heart slowed down its pace
Jumped a little in amaze
Mind left in a daze

Studying paused
Then our eyes tossed
Prompting the heart to beat...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, boy, christian, endurance, forgiveness,

Plagiarism
by fauxcroft wade
Why plagiarise

If you have an open

And creative mind,

Why waste your time

On rehashing others

Words or rhymes,

When you, I am sure

Have a unique take on life,

Paraphrase that’s...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: judgement, literature, perspective, philosophy,

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Summer Plot Development
by Gerald Dillenbeck
In grade school
many of us learned about plot development
as variations on a WinLose theme--
Person v Self,
Person v Other,
Person v God/Universe/Earth/History/Evolution--

But
probably nothing about cooperative garden plot...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: literature, caregiving, garden, health, integrity,

Ethos
by Illia Gavriushenko
Lest we forget the absolutes
Our ancestors stole lives for,
Let us repair what is left of peace.


Lest others seek substitutes
For morals moulded in wars,
Let us shield...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: history, life, literature, poems,

Deep
by Joshua Madubuike
Deep without reason, like noise without sound. 
Without perception, like speech 'out communication. 
A product of  reflection, sown with intention in deep retention,
Lovely and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, introspection, jesus, literature,



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