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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 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 Brian Strand | Details |

footle-STILL LIFE

tableau

stage show

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Katherine Stella | Details |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do



Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details |

How Do You Plead (Guilty or not Guilty) (footle)

Debt Paid
  Me Saved

Copyright © LEON WILSON | 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 Paul Stacey | Details |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss
Dismissed

Copyright © Paul Stacey | 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 |

A long way

Arrive
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

You

Be for all
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Time is of the essence

Don’t wait
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by James Edward Lee Sr. | Details |

ABC

All
Blessings
Count

Copyright © James Edward Lee Sr. | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Sean Kelly | Details |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Time line

all mine

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 Christi Kopp | Details |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong

Copyright © Christi Kopp | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Mike Frampton | Details |

An Honorable Response to a Successful Martyr

I am coming with you.

Copyright © Mike Frampton | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Be

Always you
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

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 H Cane | Details |

night moods

night melody
for two

Copyright © H Cane | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 79

a unity of conception

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details |

Marriage (footle)

Love ring
   Wedding

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

 
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