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 Tirzah Conway | Details |

Lucky White Star (FOOTLE)

My Horse

Of Course

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Doris Culverhouse | Details |

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
God with us

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Know what I want

Would you?
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Frances Schiavina | Details |

Eloquence

Eyes talk
Sans chalk

Copyright © Frances Schiavina | Year Posted 2017

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 32

light faces into dark

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

ps MONTY'S PYTHON

As
sick as
a parrot

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2008

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-CHARLESTON

kick feet

off beat

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-LIFE CLASS

dress down

no gown

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-IN THE MALL

footfall

too small

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details |

Marriage (footle)

Love ring
   Wedding

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by LEON WILSON | Details |

The Last Supper (footle)

Bread wine
  Sublime

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Lisa Lavers | Details |

Want

I want you want what?

Copyright © Lisa Lavers | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

I AM

I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Time is of the essence

Don’t wait
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Kim Difford | Details |

A Mother's Love

Never ending.........

Copyright © Kim Difford | Year Posted 2016

Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details |

WINNER

A winner is a
horst.

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2017

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 5

a thought in the mind

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details |

Shallownaturexistence

shallownaturexistence

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

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 Katherine Stella | Details |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do



Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Christi Kopp | Details |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong

Copyright © Christi Kopp | Year Posted 2010

Poem by clay robbins | Details |

A C

A

Copyright © clay robbins | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Star Light | Details |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

A long way

Arrive
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

 
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