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Short Poems

Short poems say what need to be said in a few words. Sometimes it is hard to find the words you want, however, short poems have a few well-chosen words that quickly get to the point. Poetry can be brief and have the impact of embellished writes. Sometimes what you need to say can be very concise and refined, and still have great impact on readers. Short poems often show that time and energy were put into every word.

PoetrySoup has many examples of short poems with 500 words or less including: rhyming, love, couplet, and short funny poems. Read and search many forms and categories of short poetry.

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Mirrors
I don't like mirrors....

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Categories: art, introspection, parody, social,
Form: I do not know?



Shallownaturexistence
shallownaturexistence...

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Categories: life, nature, social,
Form: Haiku
Uill
in

a dragon
fight...

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Categories: devotion,
Form: ABC
Untitled #187 / a Whim
A whim produces this!...

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Categories: imagination, introspection, life, on
Form: Free verse
Untitled #346 / But
But,
“What is love?”...

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Categories: introspection, love, mystery,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Ps Monty's Python
As
sick as
a parrot...

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Categories: funny
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Septimal-Conceptual Art
ideas
beyond my
ken...

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Categories: art
Form: Light Verse
Footle... the Circus .
Big  tent 

Event ....

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagination
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-Love Match
one try


wise guy...

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Categories: love, wife
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-Der Ring
on song


too long...

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Categories: music
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle - the Footle (Pt4)
Be quick

not thick...

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Categories: on writing and words
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-Charleston
kick feet

off beat...

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Categories: music
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-Life Class
dress down

no gown...

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Categories: art, places
Form: Light Verse
Footle ----In the Spotlight
Enhance

Your dance...

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Categories: people
Form: I do not know?
Footle--- -My Competitor
I won
 
you're done...

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Categories: loss
Form: I do not know?
Poetic Inspiration (Footle)
Write hard
Word bard...

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Categories: on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Footle-Autobiography
Time line

all mine...

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Categories: history, on writing and
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle..Apples
Apples

Adam
Had'm...

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Categories: funny
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle - a Dog Catchers Vow
If found

in pound!...

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Categories: funny
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-Elocution Lessons
oh gosh


how posh...

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Categories: on writing and words,
Form: Light Verse
Footle---Will You....
Be mine

This time?...

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Categories: love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Footle-Still Life
tableau

stage show...

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Categories: art
Form: Light Verse
Footle-Snopes
De-bunk


The junk...

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Categories: social
Form: Light Verse
Rejected In Love.
Heartfelt
Love welt....

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Categories: love
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Footle-In the Mall
footfall

too small...

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Categories: business
Form: Light Verse