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Lyric Poems | Lyric Examples

Lyric Poems. Examples of Lyrics and a list of new poems in the correct poetic form and technique. These express the thoughts and feelings of the poet and are often designed to be written for musical accompaniment. These can also be song lyrics which stand alone as art. Share and read short, long, best, and famous Lyric poetry while accessing rules, format, types, and a comprehensive literary definition of a Lyric.

A lyric poem is a form of poetry that expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet, but there is more to a lyric. What is lyric in poetry (complete definition)?

Premium Member Gemini Garden, Silent One
“a mute tongue is a slave to silence” - Silent One You rouse the proud, sung praise all wowed Who draws the crowd and plays so loud? Sway befits a rock star jam ...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member What My Parents Said
Never take for granted what your parents say. In so many ways, it will make a memory, and will also make your day. Oh, the beauty of their words; Like pleasant music to my soul. Were I a song writer, I write...Read the rest...
Categories: memory,
Form: Lyric
Guilt No Longer Overflows
Why do I feel so much fear? So much fear here? Oh dear… I shed a tear…the end is near I feel there’s a need for cheer Guilt no longer overflows — it surely shows I see the light in...Read the rest...
Categories: devotion, emotions, encouraging, endurance,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Juliet In Earnest, Speaks
I, amongst the idle, wilds, of lavender, long for, his taste, of summer's breath, in mine, in earnest, I do speak, to love, that loves, surpassed, all haste of life, or death. ...Read the rest...
Categories: longing, love, metaphor, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Joy From Ashes
Joy From Ashes Wherever there is laughter, I am. Wherever there is love, I’ll be Wherever there is hope, I am. When you hold your child, I am there with thee. Wherever there is dancing, I...Read the rest...
Categories: bible, encouraging, endurance, faith,
Form: Lyric

Listen to their voices Youth Day
Inspired by Youth Day, a drive through Soweto combined with Phil Collins music. Listen to their voices (Youth Day) By Michelle Morris 17/06/2024 Driving through Soweto Seeing the makeshift stalls People hustling to survive Part of their daily grind...Read the rest...
Categories: africa, community, encouraging, feelings,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member HE IS-
HE IS HE IS He's always there He's here and everywhere Phenomenally He's in and out of me He's my surrounding the air I breathe He is my Lord and King and I am so in love...Read the rest...
Categories: analogy, appreciation, blessing,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member To Forget Love Is To Hide All Under Dust
To forget love is to cover all under dust, even the eyes turned away to deny trust; time brought a wind stronger than our will, it took away dreams we thought were real! Nothing can make us forget...Read the rest...
Categories: allusion, desire, dream, goodbye,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Wind at our back
Title: Wind on our back A camp counselor once, I thought I should glide I ran fifteen miles, at the airport applied A pilot took me up, above the Pocono grass But I got airsick when the plane took...Read the rest...
Categories: friendship, sports,
Form: Lyric
My All
Yesterday, I saw you on the street with the one you chose over me. I hid my face. I didn’t know if I was scared or embarrassed. You smiled at her, the same smile that...Read the rest...
Categories: anger, break up, conflict,
Form: Lyric
The Organized Crime Rhyme
In the 1920's labor had fights Employers hired toughs, both sides ignored rights Unions hired the Mafia, thought they’d be strong The tactic was effective, but unwise and wrong. The Mafia knew that beggars can’t choose They made an offer...Read the rest...
Categories: drug, freedom, rights,
Form: Lyric
Those who once understood, now don't understand That what used to be a home, is now a house Those voices once so sweet, are now mute That old song once sung, the lyrics now forgotten Those words written, now...Read the rest...
Categories: 8th grade,
Form: Lyric
The Light shimmering in Cataclysm: Artist's POV
Another typical insipid day the sweet, crimson glowing ember falling revealing the lustrous serenity of kaleidoscopic skies Elysian whispers around my remaining canvas of arid Gossamer and prosaic filled voids replaces citrine, saffron nirvana Bodies surrounding shimmer effulgent colors I'm yet...Read the rest...
Categories: beautiful, creation, imagery, light,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I'M WONDERFUL--
My face is sure I'm 100% sure I'm wonderful my feet is secure I am unbolically cure I am wonderful my heart beats such In God We Trust For He's wonderful Mercy's Grace has touched the...Read the rest...
Categories: appreciation, blessing, solitude, symbolism,
Form: Lyric
Broken Memories
Somewhere, somehow In the midst where shadows are plagued Something has to break Something has to ache ...And the rain we heard last night Has now stopped, the sun shines through the drapes Giving me a new emotion Calling in about last...Read the rest...
Categories: care, emotions,
Form: Lyric

Specific Types of Lyric Poems

Read wonderful lyric poetry on the following sub-topics: country, friendship, funny, kids, life, love, middle school, music, song, and more.

Definition | What is Lyric in Poetry?

Poems Related to Lyric

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