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Poems Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about poems. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for poems.

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poems from a broad: flying
my feet are on
the floor as the 
plane rolls down
the run way but

at some point

a feeling of
giving way
let's me lift
off the ground


down on
clouds...Read More
Categories: poems, muse,
Form: I do not know?

To budding new poets who value their time
The very best option for you may be rhyme
Though simple by nature a rhyme says a lot
Like words on a cake that your mother has bought

For rhyme is the frosting that covers your...Read More
Categories: poems, humor, poetry, poets, word play, words, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh What A Beautiful Day
Oh what a beautiful day                                   ...Read More
Categories: poems, beautiful, bird, sky, sun,
Form: Rhyme
Hello friends and future friends. I hope my 
choice of my poetic form is totally absurd. 
I don't even know what an Epithalamium is; 
so if you are looking for this form, I'm sorry 
to disappoint. I haven't posted in...Read More
Categories: poems, muse,
Form: Epithalamium
Premium Member I Am In A Pickle With You
Here we sit all cold and wet,                                 ...Read More
Categories: poems, best friend, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Silent Wisdom
Silent Wisdom

Did you see?
Did you look?
What do think?
They are so…   …   ?

Words heard directly, 
indirectly or by accident, 
but never by intent. 
Not things you would say…
to anyone’s face,
especially theirs.
Not things you would sing.
Not...Read More
Categories: poems, anti bullying, drink, goodbye, magic, memorial, mental
Form: Free verse
Pure victory
Is a clean win important? 
And does it matter if it doesn't? 
That's my problem: 
Are the damage my words? 

What difference does it make how you achieved it 
What do you have now? 
And you're no longer in debt,...Read More
Categories: analogy, career, day, poems,
Form: Blank verse
No fatigue
You know, there is no fatigue yet, 
At least the whiskey was silvered. 
Lo and behold, the age is just a shock, 
And it turned my head terribly. 

I'm not tired, not at all! 
Where does age come from here?...Read More
Categories: faith, poems, words,
Form: Blank verse
There Is Freedom Within And Freedom Without
Though you may be poor,
There is no freedom without cash,
Worked hard for the dollar,
Until I hit the floor,
The poor has gift of time.
The rich in cash has no woe of money,
where there is no lack.
Not where the green dog can...Read More
Categories: anxiety, appreciation, freedom, judgement, money, poems, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shantelle
Remember when we were young,                                   ...Read More
Categories: poems, boy, friendship, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Lull
As I slept a spell fell over me                                ...Read More
Categories: poems, dream, music, storm,
Form: Tristich
Premium Member The Dream
The dream

The dream is mine
but this is you who are constantly ,
walking through
from morning till night
dancing and singing freely
without any fear.

Just like sparrows which flying
in the sky
from morning till night
dancing and singing freely
without any fear
even of my dreams.


...Read More
Categories: art, beauty, culture, dream, flower, health, poems,
Form: Free verse
Have I been too long at the fair
Have I been too long at the fair?
by Michael R. Burch
Have I been too long at the fair?
The summer has faded,
the leaves have turned brown;
the Ferris wheel teeters . . .
not up, yet not down.
Have I been too long...Read More
Categories: poems, absence, allegory, allusion, analogy, autumn, child, childhood,
Form: Verse
Is silent the word

Is silent The word

In his arms

The arrow that they have shot through the eye.

We were defeated there

Where he has smiled a little.

Word by word

They have taken care.

Now scared.

Losing them

Heart has made him his own with great pride.

Is silent The word

In...Read More
Categories: poems, 1st grade, anger, best friend, boat, boyfriend,
Form: ABC

We held your dying baby, we tried our very best.
Even though you caused it, we treated you like the rest.

we dragged you from that car crash, the one that killed that child
we still told you that you’d be ok, regardless...Read More
Categories: poems,
Form: Free verse
Duet, Minor Key
Duet, Minor Key
by Michael R. Burch

Without the drama of cymbals
or the fanfare and snares of drums,
I present my case
stripped of its fine veneer:
Behold, thy instrument.

Play, for the night is long.

Originally published by Brief Poems. Keywords/Tags: Love, Lovers, Couple, Coupling, Duo,...Read More
Categories: poems, analogy, body, extended metaphor, irony, longing, lust,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Is it my place

Is it my place to analyse
the verse of collegiate wonders
infused with metaphorical coffee
and rounded by imagery and cream?

Is it my place to find one meaning
then distractedly drop another,
while I chase a maze of knowing nods
across my careworn screen?

Is it my...Read More
Categories: literature, poems, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Reason for My Poems
A Poem for Valentine's Day
Inspired by a Poetry Soup Poet

I write my poems for you to read,
For I know you needs be touched by joy 
And add that touch on your emotions
Lest my poems lie drab and dry.

When you feel...Read More
Categories: poems, joy, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member My Favored
My Favored 

My heart beats faster when you are near. 
I can not think straight. 
I have been blindsided by a moving truck, 
that has no tangible substance. 

Your beauty is breathless, 
as that is the feeling I have...
I can...Read More
Categories: poems, i love you, prayer, romance, romantic, romantic
Form: Free verse
Double Checking My Rearview Mirror

my car
over to
write down the opus
that just now formed inside my head
or I will lose it, thanks to my ADHD muse
...Read More
Categories: muse, poems, writing,
Form: Fibonacci
Premium Member Angels Come In All Shapes And Sizes
(This dog was an angel in a fur coat)

Angels come in all shapes and sizes
this one was full of prizes.
An Easter gift,
oh! so soft and not stiff.
Boys got her at the pound,        ...Read More
Categories: poems, angel, dog, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fact
The Fact(s)

It started with a poem. 
Penned in by mistake. 
Then it ended up in a letter, 
that later turned into an email. 
That was forwarded, 
not once but a thousand, 
and then ten million times. 

Then someone was asked,...Read More
Categories: poems, allah, anti bullying, atheist, endurance, games, hero,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Beauty Of Animal Kind
A  Animals other than my kind are
B  Beautiful, loving souls; empathic to their
C  Core and full of absolute
D  Devotion 
E  Expressed compassionately, to their
F  Family members.
G  Generous to a fault are their hearts...Read More
Categories: animal, nature, pets, poems, poetry,
Form: Abecedarian
Premium Member Wildcat Wanders
wanders about
among the wildflowers
searching for a tasty rabbit

Modern OR Traditional Cinquain Poetry Contest
William Kekaula...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member The Dragon Queen
Mistress Mairead, our dragon queen,
who dwells in a realm, rarely seen;
and cares for us dragons when we need,
love, affection, healing and feed.

A mighty empress who guards our lot,
from the dangers that humans wrought.
Her castle stands among the hills,
north of the...Read More
Categories: fairy, fantasy, myth, poems, poetry,
Form: Narrative