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People Poems | Examples of People Poetry

People Poems - Examples of all types of people poetry to share and read. This list of people poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of people poetry. This list of works about people is an excellent resource for examples on how to write people poems.
Premium Member CLERIHEW your guess
Tempest over Brighton for certain but who has painted this rain who style do we see splashed so free? * turner or who? ...Read More
Categories: age, art, people, places,
Form: Clerihew

The covid history of Australia II
The Australian National Plan makes no common sense, Are these people really that dense? All of them are lying about the vaccine It does not stop you for getting covid 19 They are using apartheid against the unvaxxed...Read More
Categories: corruption, health, people, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CLERIHEW stella
Frank Stela was so postpainterly an abstractionist as you can see* emphasising 'flat surfaces' nothing more rejecting emotional gesture thats for sure * More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member CLERIHEW man ray
Multi talented American Man Ray with Dada&Surrealism had much to say His famous jointed mannequin* was perhaps not the place to begin * More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member The old shops
A row of shops left abandoned People fled to towns Wooden planks left out of place Slits and holes penetrated through Small ferns growing wild Deep inside hollow and dark A home shifted A broken house remained Everything has...Read More
Categories: history, life, people, places,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Shadowy Figures
Shadowy figures reflected in the panes Framed with aloe and bougainvilleas, Unaware, they move furtively like spirits Dancing in another dimension of space, They whisper of happier times long ago When they were young and I was not here. written November...Read More
Categories: people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Airport Bustle
Where can all these people be going? Thousands in this one huge terminal Scurrying along like ants in single file Growing impatient with any distraction A last minute gate change or delay Brings no holiday traveler satisfaction One must look closely...Read More
Categories: people, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CLERIHEW pozzo
Andrea Pozzo used the quadratura technique but innovatively gave it a tweak Creating a 3d space upon the flat what do you think of that* * More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Inside out
Night flyte ride sensual overlord to joy and pain please mind the gap second thoughts sunrise lust in Angels lost and found finale...Read More
Categories: people, allusion, desire, fantasy, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLERIHEW kupka
Fran Kupka observed his daughter with a ball &thus rhythmic art came to call He hought colour was so cosmic* transforming nature was his party trick * ...Read More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Rich Poverty
Rich Poverty What fools the rich are, to think they are better than the poor. To not be able to cry for help, or eat scraps off the floor. To not feel the cold earth, through ragged torn shoes. Or tending school...Read More
Categories: people, america, deep, humanity, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Decide the world's fate/nothing changes but the year/so who made YOU God? from LIZARD SNAIL 124K Nick Armbrister and other writers...Read More
Categories: history, people, political,
Form: Haiku
Alien Eyes
Alien Eyes I see you there Watching me now Even facing away You eyes reverse Back of your head How do you do that? Are you an alien? from LIZARD SNAIL 124K Nick Armbrister and other writers...Read More
Categories: people, science fiction, technology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bill Duke
Hulking African-American character-actor, Bill Duke. Hollywood's most recognizable "Who's that dude?" The ultimate king of cool, quiet menace on screen. In real life, however, he's anything but mean. Date written: 11/20/2021...Read More
Categories: appreciation, celebrity, people, tribute,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Kicking The Can
Kicking The Can Written: by Miracle Man November 19 2021 I’m not reluctant to express my opinion, on consistently kicking the can down the road. I've a mind of my own and not someone’s minion, Nor by strong opposition will...Read More
Categories: dedication, people,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of People Poems

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Definition | What is People in Poetry?