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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.

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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Poem by Lynn Marie | Details |

Xxx

reworked and reposted

Copyright © Lynn Marie | Year Posted 2006

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 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

Be for all
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Favored

Always
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Just watch Me

Okay?
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

You know all before all know

You do
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 Rhoda Monihan | Details |

Domineering

Nightmare 
Carer. 

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

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-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy

Copyright © Brian Strand | 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 Kelly Zakerski | Details |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | 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 |

Not an average person

Never 
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Christi Kopp | Details |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong

Copyright © Christi Kopp | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Joshua Lacey | Details |

Protectors

Caring
Over 
People

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | 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 |

Wild Animals (Footle)

They pray
For prey

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 Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My order

Get a life
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

 
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