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Onomatopoeia Poems | Examples of Onomatopoeia Poetry

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

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List of Onomatopoeia Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Cacophony Jesse Rowe Rhyme angst, onomatopoeia, sound,
Premium Member Poem Revive Michelle Faulkner ABC allusion, assonance, hope, onomatopoeia,
Knees Waldo Swarthy I do not know? death, deep, nonsense, onomatopoeia,
B28-P9-TOSS AND TURN AT NIGHT Jerry Wells Prose Poetry onomatopoeia, anxiety, appreciation, flower, games,
Premium Member Poem Paronomasia Gary Bateman Tanka language, literature, meaningful, onomatopoeia,
The Song of Storms Kyla Toth Narrative earth, imagery, nature, onomatopoeia,
Water Kyla Toth Narrative cry, feelings, imagery, onomatopoeia,
Premium Member Poem July Matinee Stephe Watson Free verse love, onomatopoeia,
Premium Member Poem a la Bartholomew Griffin Poetry - ONOMATOPOEIA Mick Talbot I do not know? onomatopoeia,
Premium Member Poem HAIKUETTE - HAIKU Mick Talbot Haiku nature, onomatopoeia, water,

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Argubabble
by Greg Gaul
Noern noern jibberbabble jibberbabble
As I pleaded over his spittal spattle
Of venimous ven engaged in verbal prattle.
Then we stood nye to nye
Straid in rockish gren.
Ner dillish...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, break up, conflict, fantasy,

CAMP FIRE
by Terry Reeves
They told me ghost stories and about spooks,
and that not all was as simple as it looks;
I looked into a mirror but someone else looked...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, boyfriend, fantasy, imagination, mirror,

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NAANI EXAMPLES 3
by Mick Talbot


 
ONOMATOPOEIA
~~~~~~~~~~~

onomatopoeia
ring, boom, hiss, bang, crash, wallop!
sounds one can hear
words speaking for themselves

~~

onomatopoeia
roar, meow, hiss, pop, tap!
from quill to paper, silenced.
heard only in ones mind




~~~~~~~~


Naani...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, words,

Upon thinking
by John Beam
How do you eat                     ...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, humor, hyperbole, irony, muse,

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MID JAN 2018 STANDARD CONTEST - DEAF EARS
by Mick Talbot




DEAF EARS

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I walk alone, the stars they guide me.
They read my mind, leaving words.
They scare me, words of privation.
They feel my fear and ensure me,
that...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia,

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Swoosh, Swish
by Gershon Wolf
An ingenious device is a basketball net:
  Swish, swoosh, swoosh, swish---
      Its sweet sound made
    ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: basketball, language, light, onomatopoeia,

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Ah, Golfslangadang
by Greg Gaul
Grip it, rip it, stick it.
Bombed it, flopped it, topped it too.

Stay, sit, slice, scoot,
Run, kick, roll, draw,
Carry, fly, die, spin,
Watch the little ball go...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, fun, funny, golf, imagery,

Figuratively
by Amira Bagumbaran
When my words are in a rhyme
Oh how I love the crime
Such forgivable murder
Of words changing order

Tis not only sequence
For you have to make sense
Read...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, beautiful, beauty, onomatopoeia,

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SmudgeSky
by Stephe Watson
Predawn stillness -

a rooster,                     ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, stars,

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Heart Love Speech
by Stephe Watson
Heart’s Love Speech



My girl (archaic)
has my raincoat.

And I...
Well, I (adverb)...
have never been so -
Happy (pronoun).

To sit outside,
pondside,
in the rain (verb).
Just me and (subordinating conjunction) Basho...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hyperbole, language, love, onomatopoeia,

Half as Good as i think
by Christopher Flaherty
If I was even half as good as I thought 
The ink wouldn't have dried
Before I received a reply 
But what I hear in my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia,

Foraging
by Sean Martin-Byrne
As he wears his golden crown
He forages frantically.
The goldcrest alights, he touches down.
He wears his crown magnitoquently.
"Fee hee hee" he chirps rapidly

A spider, the goldcrest...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, insect, nature, onomatopoeia,

The Sound of Gravity: Leaking Sink
by Vella Taliare
Drip, drip, drip
Watch for water or you'll trip
Drop, drop, drop
Someone better get the mop
Drip, drop, drip
Dumb gravity! I slip--
Drop, drip, drop
Someone, make the water stop!...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, simple, water,

Remote controller
by Kedar kate
On the table,
Or below it,
Near your mouth,
In between your teeth.

Stranded in some corner, 
Or just below the bed,
Searching for it,
A nuisance in the head.

Oily hands,
Or...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, perspective,

-onomatopoeia-
by Frisk Carris
Daily Poetry #71, April 9, 2017
Word: Onomatopoeia

With one whiff, I smell that it's undesirable,
And with a taste, it's completely rotten. 
Cla-clang, cla-clang, the bell rings...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, onomatopoeia,

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Ooze Lovely Ooze
by John Anderson
Ooze, a squirt with perfect onomatopoeia
A slow leak, exudation or seepage
A slow plunge into thick mud sucked
An outflow all over, a disseminated discharge
That cannot be...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nature, onomatopoeia,

A Poet's Dilemma
by Cecilia Crasto
To my distress and to others delight
I awoke to find that I couldn't write.
My thoughts all gone like birds in flight,
Woe is me in my...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, onomatopoeia,

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Scene From A Bike Ride
by millard lowe

Like a royal parade,
they waddled across
the well traveled thoroughfare
teeming with autos crawling to a stop;
otherwise road rage reduced to admiration.

The regal drake held his head...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: onomatopoeia, analogy, animal, beauty, environment,

It Was Just another Ordinary Day
by Eunice Adrados
It was just another ordinary day
Scattered notes are all over the place
Drums trying to maintain a certain beat
Guitars either strumming or singing 

Violins studying their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: imagery, imagination, music, onomatopoeia,

It just didn't click
by John Beam
Clique claque went the railroad trains                   ...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, humorous, onomatopoeia, poetry,