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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, famous, and contemporary examples of poetry. 

Poem Topics Related to Poetry

verse, song, lyric, prose, rhyme, poesy, stanza, metrical composition, rhyme,

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That Was Some Night
That was some night.
I've got a head, and I never get heads.
If I carried myself in anything less
than a gentlemanly manner,
let me know.
I'll leave some wonderful comments
on your poetry.

Yours, most gloriously,
the artist formally known as, 

Jonathan....Read More
Categories: poetry, cinderella,
Form: Epic

I Call it Free Verse
I call it Free Verse

I call it free verse,
because I don’t know what else to say.

It comes from me, and it’s mine,
and it doesn’t follow a form I see.

Keep your English teacher away from me.
With all the good poets, she...Read More
Categories: poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Ur car should be burning it
It's Top of the line when referring to my whisk(e)y
Regular, average, standard means the opposite
It's like a hundred dollar bill not a fifty
An A+ on the Final Test
Writing for the few
Show them who is the...Read More
Categories: confidence, discrimination, money, passion, perspective, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DARYUSH the form

Just for a moment,wait
    hesitate and dream
        and receive
Step outside the box
      imagination cries
        ...Read More
Categories: poetry, word play,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member The Silhouette of Death
My thread is broken and the pearls are falling
In that flood of tears I’m searching for my broken heart
Your silence is my fiery ghost
Wake up dear soul, without you, my life will stop.
Still the breathless whispers of tendering love ringing...Read More
Categories: poetry, death, life, love,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member I Want to be Lesser Known I said
I want to be known as an astronaut
I want to be known as a physicist
I want to be known as a movie director
My heart began thudding as they got closer to me
I do not like these group shares

I want to...Read More
Categories: poetry, woman, women,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Forty Seven Degree Heat Wave
I threw my coat into the back seat because it felt like summer.
Forty-seven degrees! A heat wave after the below nine’s we had been having.
Let’s go swimming! I yelled to my husband who was still curled up in a blanket.
Shivering,...Read More
Categories: poetry, summer, weather,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member How I feel About Lakes and Rivers
Rivers and lakes flowing gladly
Around dead things deep down inside
Dead cans, dead fish, dead bodies
I cannot fathom it, and yet I can.

My friend Kim said that her boat got caught up once
It felt like they were dragging something heavy with...Read More
Categories: poetry, perspective,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member That is Two Strikes He Says
Max is five and bossy beyond compare.
Stand there, he orders me. 
No. There!  Right there!
I am his grandma, so I comply.

He gets to be the batter as usual.
I am the pitcher and the outfield. No surprise.
Every time he misses...Read More
Categories: poetry, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Life

Ev’ry child born soon grows to taste the good and bad of life,

and whether fortune smiles on him or her – ev’ry child soon learns

that obligations likely follow. ‘Tis likely they will take a husband or a wife.

On offspring they...Read More
Categories: poetry, life,
Form: Verse
This is Better LM
The voices sang to her
Spectacular yet hollow
The nurse edged the pills towards her
But she liked this better.
...Read More
Categories: poetry, joy, song, woman,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Beats Traveled
Get Out
See the World
The Beats Traveled
They didn't stay
locked up
in their
apartments or rooms.
They were 
out there
encountering the World,
living life,
going places,
experiencing things,
getting a grasp
of reality
which they 
would then transform
into poems,
works of Art
for all
to wonder at
and enjoy....Read More
Categories: inspiration, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sacrifice
Offering up poetry to be consumed
Publicly by members of society,
Resembles standing naked in the spotlight,
Caught in it hard glare....Read More
Categories: light, poetry,
Form: Sapphic stanza
Premium Member price check

present gift tarnished

       eternity awaiting

       ~ bully threshold closed

(price check)

timely piece; poignant reveal...poetry first; sad truth for unsuspecting bullies. Matt 7:12...Read More
Categories: poetry, gospel, hope,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Lures
All things can tempt me, but I’ll not stray long
from poetry. Desire to write is strong.

The lure of pie may shoo my muse away,
but soon new themes my poems will convey.
A brand-new movie’s on, a mystery. 
When it concludes,...Read More
Categories: inspiration, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CARLOS- -
Carlos is an English major
And yet he doesn’t speak Spanish
Reading to him so fundamental
Lover of the those fine literary writes
Open is he for a tutor for he doesn't speak Spanish
Someone from his fam’ maybe he can ask his gran’


Written words...Read More
Categories: poetry, analogy, anxiety, character, confusion,
Form: Name
Premium Member LOVELY defined- -
winsome personable sweet
appealing engaging comely
splendid magnificent

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020©
Pensee Poetry Verse Type...Read More
Categories: poetry, analogy, appreciation, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse

yet still winter
But there're some warm days
Still, it's winter

seen robins in trees
climate mild
temperature high 

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020©
Lune Poetry Type
3/5/3 Words Count
5/3/5 Syllable Count...Read More
Categories: poetry, analogy, introspection, nature,
Form: Free verse

Snowmen never stand
in the yards afterward when
it's near forty-two degrees
shovel put away
hasn't snowed since Christmas Day

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020©
Sedoka Poetry Verse...Read More
Categories: poetry, adventure, analogy, anxiety, destiny, snow,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member sometimes you have to CRY--
Sometimes you have to cry
Somethings in your eye
you tear up water flows down
your eye to your chin
slowly you blink watch it keep
an eye gently dap rub it 

Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020©
Tanka poetry verse 
...Read More
Categories: poetry, analogy, assonance, cry, desire,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Never Ending Praise
Never Ending Praise
I shall in my sadness praise Him
Praise Him in the glorious light
for I find out that when I praise Him
I shall in my sadness praise Him
I should continually do so always
For in this everything shall be alright
I shall...Read More
Categories: poetry, analogy, appreciation, blessing, desire, devotion, how i
Form: Triolet
not to hot or cold
this weather is bold
its well under stood
don't get no better
Categories: poetry, adventure, desire,
Form: Prose Poetry
it can hurt
don't be jerk
stay alert
alway tell your youth
for you
TELL TURTH...Read More
Categories: poetry, adventure, betrayal,
Form: Prose Poetry
this don't do
it will catch you
don't be a fool
some thinks it cool
it be with til you die
...Read More
Categories: poetry, adventure, anger,
Form: Prose Poetry
My dearest sweet Lord
You have the kindest of hearts
You always show love
You have sacrificed for me
You saved my life with your blood

*Let the pens Flow-Tanka Poetry Contest*
sponsor: Jenish Somadas

2-22-20...Read More
Categories: poetry, appreciation, thank you,
Form: Tanka

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