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 Brian Strand | Details |

footle-ELOCUTION LESSONS

oh gosh


how posh

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Tirzah Conway | Details |

Lucky White Star (FOOTLE)

My Horse

Of Course

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Adeleke Adeite | Details |

Wild Animals (Footle)

They pray
For prey

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

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 |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Star Light | Details |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Etc

Yours
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Barbara Gorelick | Details |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Jim David | Details |

The Gulf

They take
We rake!

Copyright © Jim David | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Seymore Butts | Details |

IT FEELS GOOD

UpdabumUpdabumUpdabum

Copyright © Seymore Butts | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Rhoda Monihan | Details |

Domineering

Nightmare 
Carer. 

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART

ideas
beyond my
ken

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
 
you're done

Copyright © Maryam Jameela Haniff | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Donna Golden | Details |

Footle-Snopes

De-bunk


The junk

Copyright © Donna Golden | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Gerard Keogh Jr. | Details |

Rejected In Love.

Heartfelt
Love welt.

Copyright © Gerard Keogh Jr. | 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 |

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

Debt Paid
  Me Saved

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009

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 |

You know all before all know

You do
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

CARPE DIEM

I live in the moment.

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2016

 
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