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Onomatopoeia Poems | Examples of Onomatopoeia Poetry

Onomatopoeia Poems - Examples of all types of onomatopoeia 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 onomatopoeia.
If I could go back in time
If I could go back in time, I wouldn't really change anything. Changing things would be a crime, perfection, that's how I'd describe everything. I hate how we ended, but I love that we happened....Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, fear, feelings, film, for
Form: Free verse

A word
In the midnight's hush, a word was whispered, A message destined for the Mooli's own kin, A task entrusted to the son's devoted heart, To carry forth, to the one he loved from within. Transformed, he became a modern-day...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, anti bullying, beauty, black
Form: Free verse
Dark Fight With the Midterm
Moving on into the night I struggle with ideas, Trying in desperation to fit words To a subject I don't even understand A train sounds its horn A sound born of forlorn lament A cry shorn of language Torn between anguish and...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia,
Form: Other
The Wind, Its So Alive, by Davieo David Rothchild
The Wind, Its So Alive, by Davieo David Rothchild The Wind It shoves It dives It screams It cries It Lies It blasts It laughs It farts It spooks It ambushes It roars It fights It dances It Prances It Rides The Wind Its so alive! The Wind, Its So Alive, by Davieo David...Read More
Categories: adventure, angel, desire, onomatopoeia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Skiing
Swoosh, woosh, down an alpine slope my skis glide, Kicking up mists of pristine, powdered snow. Impassioned by an evergreen hillside, In the breeze, my cheeks brisk with rosy glow. Now, nestled between mountain peaks I ride, Gazing, from the...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, adventure, beauty, fun, mountains,
Form: Acrostic

Wounds don't want scars. The pains don't want to fight back. They want nonexistence! ...Read More
Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, onomatopoeia,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Merlin the Magic Cat
Merlin the cranky cat sat around getting fat. Wanting to be heard he mewed and purred. He yowled and howled and even growled all with the same result. He felt it quite the insult. He snarled and hissed What had he missed? He tried...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, allegory, cat, cute, magic,
Form: Personification
Premium Member I Wandered Lonely As A Gallivant
"I wandered lonely as a cloud” Quote by - William Wordsworth I wandered lonely as a gallivant Looking for some ways to fill up my days I came across a mighty swarm of ants And was completely blinded...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, analogy, appreciation, confidence, confusion,
Form: Lyric
Conkers, Bonkers
Off us two went, beneath the trees, that crackled and snappled in Autumn’s crisp breeze, our wellies slish-sloshing through the pelting rain, plip-plopping, plip-plopping again and again. The thunder it rumbled, and the wind it blew but on and on, the adventurers, two, rustled through...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, autumn, childhood, earth, friend,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Perpetual Forever
A Perpetual Forever I am grateful for today and always: No matter my future outcomes; Or what it holds for me. I can only live today; I cannot live for a future, Tomorrow, it may never come, I can...Read More
Categories: adventure, hope, metaphor, onomatopoeia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Train Ride
Clickity clack, clickity clack the sound keeps coming back I remember the ride, had time to bide, as the train clattered along. We swished and swirled further beyond the burbling golden pond than I had ever been, affirmed my grin, as the train whizzed...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, pain, scary, sound,
Form: Rhyme
-Rain on its color craving to be...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, onomatopoeia,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Fever Fugue
Light crashes sounds like brittle glass Slashes shards across my worn aching eyes The colors reak of deep rot like blues Creeping green burning acidic sounds In my ears like the Smell of some dead deity...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, abuse, addiction, allegory, allusion,
Form: Free verse
The picture of now
What squashes Peace worse than War? I feel the heavy quakes by the angry booms Coming from left and right, behind and before. Peace zooms off from all souls, bodies and rooms. I run. Peace runs too. We both...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia, 1st grade, africa, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
SUPERMAN? “POW!; “SPLATT!” say the speech bubbles In the Superman cartoon As our hero zaps the baddie And zooms off round the moon. >b>Tick tock goes the clock As he swishes through the air. And the hands have scarcelyticked a tock Before he’s...Read More
Categories: onomatopoeia,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Onomatopoeia Poems

Definition | What is Onomatopoeia in Poetry?