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Poetry Poems | Examples of Poems about Poetry

Poems about Poetry? Yes! These are examples of all types of poems written about poetry. This list of poetry poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of poetry. 

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Friends
Remember the night we first met? A simple introduction - and that was that! But you kept your eyes on me - I learned in the end Because you really want be a very special friend. Yes, I was...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Soft Mellow Winds
The magic of the soft mellow winds That gently reaches out - within Sets my mind at ease With just a soft gentle breeze. The coolness - the crispness Felt across my face Am I in this world alone Or, is it...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Loves Memory - A Passionate Love
I'll never forget the day You held me in your arms - so tenderly And kissed me with loves passion - so gently. Then to hear the words "I love you" And that look in your eyes I was totally...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TO PEN, OR NOT TO PEN
Perfectionist, I will never be. Alas, not even in the land of poetry! Why can I not a mistake make? It's a poem, after all, not a bridal cake! Few here, a true classical poem can pen. Nor can I, even modern...Read More
Categories: perspective, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member the death of defeat
What rare heart you have that puts upon my own salvations touch. At first too much to bear. And now here, in this hallowed place, at last comes understanding I may share, at last comes grace. This...Read More
Categories: poetry, death, for her, love,
Form: Prose Poetry



March
March wades in ankle deep in the melt. The edges of iron nights rust turn into pyrite dawns. Pewter rivers shimmer into silver fish-tailed coats as the sunlight rolls down main street window-shopping. Of a sudden nail-bound ribcages loosen, worn down faces surface...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
The Myth Carriers
Before I first crawled from a mythical ocean light years before history began to take itself seriously I was told to spin new myths. The dead-not-so-dead gave me buckets of myths. “This is your mission,” they said, “carry these...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Morning Time
Previous dawns flock together, gather. The hedgerows accumulate with old and new. Sprigs and twigs bend under the weight of heaping feathers. If eyes open too soon then a few mornings go missing, some are still catching up they will...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Domestics
Every time I heard my mother cry I would come barreling down the stairs to square up to my father, both of us fuming on the edge of a fight. As a child when you have yet...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Fall Woods
The blackbird has gone maggoty Lara stiffs at it shakes a grub off her wet nose and sneezes. Then as if fiction were uncannily real another similar bird drops out of a tree. For a short while it flutters turning in a...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
How It Goes
A love of fast cars that he could not afford led him to be a poor fourth place in his own race. He once lived in an ancient Toyota van, just for a week, but long enough to...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Barn Life
I miss the barn, the hay loft, a place to listen to the midday sun creaking through old wood., the small clouds of horse flies moving as one in their jet-pack bodies, that rose and fell their small engines...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Slow Time
We move too fast. in the wrong clock of time. Slow classic vocal music way,way down it becomes angelic, a flowing harmony not travelling anywhere. In extreme slo-mo the leap of a tiger, is a ballet, a study of eternal becoming. Imagine...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
First Home
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse
Approximately Dceased
He has left the world. A half-made bed creaks still. A life left elsewhere, not here in this blue rat-tailed viewing. Display the cold hands, the musty suit newly buttoned. Teeth wedged tightly inside a cosmetology mask. Earwax continues. A smile sheens on formaldehyde...Read More
Categories: poetry,
Form: Free verse

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