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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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Premium Member Mirrors
I don't like mirrors....

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Categories: art, introspection, parody, social,


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Categories: life, nature, social,

reworked and reposted...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: devotion, faith, introspection, life,

Untitled #187 / A whim
A whim produces this!...

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Categories: imagination, introspection, life, on

Premium Member ps MONTY'S PYTHON
sick as
a parrot...

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Categories: funny

Premium Member septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART
beyond my

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Categories: art

footle... The Circus .
Big  tent 

Event ....

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: imagination

Premium Member footle-LOVE MATCH
one try

wise guy...

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Categories: love, wife

Premium Member Footle - The Footle (PT4)
Be quick

not thick...

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Categories: on writing and words

Premium Member footle-CHARLESTON
kick feet

off beat...

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Categories: music

Premium Member footle-LIFE CLASS
dress down

no gown...

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Categories: art, places

Footle--- -My competitor
I won
you're done...

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Categories: loss

Premium Member footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Time line

all mine...

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Categories: history, on writing and

Premium Member Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow
If found

in pound!...

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Categories: funny

Premium Member footle-ELOCUTION LESSONS
oh gosh

how posh...

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Categories: on writing and words,

Premium Member footle-STILL LIFE

stage show...

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Categories: art


The junk...

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Categories: social

Rejected In Love.
Love welt....

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Categories: love

Premium Member footle-IN THE MALL

too small...

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Categories: business

Marriage (footle)
Love ring

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Categories: wedding

The Last Supper (footle)
Bread wine

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Categories: faith, hope, love

Haiku Footle

I Do


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Categories: dedication, happiness, imagination, inspirational,

Premium Member Snuggling ...footle
Big Chair

To Share...

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Categories: happiness, love

How Do You Plead (Guilty or not Guilty) (footle)
Debt Paid
  Me Saved...

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Categories: faith, love

if you are what you do
then christ it a tree...

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