Short Poems | Examples of Short Poetry

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.

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Poem by Lynn Marie | Details |

Xxx

reworked and reposted

Copyright © Lynn Marie | Year Posted 2006

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Christi Kopp | Details |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong

Copyright © Christi Kopp | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My home

Always
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Nothing you cannot do

Try Me
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Judy Konos | Details |

GREECE AHOY

Let's Go
Life's Slow

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 48

a butterfly in flight

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details |

Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow

If found

in pound!

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-ELOCUTION LESSONS

oh gosh


how posh

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Barbara Gorelick | Details |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Troy Jeremy Nelson | Details |

heiroshima enemies in your homeless shelters making fun off the war torn

its all for you right

Copyright © Troy Jeremy Nelson | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My order

Get a life
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Judy Konos | Details |

Where Are The Cigars

Mike Brown
Shot down

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2014

Poem by Kim Difford | Details |

A Mother's Love

Never ending.........

Copyright © Kim Difford | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 32

light faces into dark

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Time line

all mine

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Katherine Stella | Details |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do



Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details |

The Gulf oil spill (Footle)

The spills
Of ills

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details |

Blacksmith

To make
They break

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details |

Wild Animals (Footle)

They pray
For prey

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

I AM

I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Etc

Yours
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

 
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