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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 Robin L. Gass | Details |

Footle - The Footle (PT4)

Be quick

not thick

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | 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 Toquyen Harrell | Details |

GIVE YOU ALL I AM

Love you 
Love 
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Kim Difford | Details |

A Mother's Love

Never ending.........

Copyright © Kim Difford | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details |

Shallownaturexistence

shallownaturexistence

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

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 Joshua Lacey | Details |

Protectors

Caring
Over 
People

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Be

Always you
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

You

Be for all
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 |

Time is of the essence

Don’t wait
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My order

Get a life
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Nothing passes by Me

I know all
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Rhoda Monihan | Details |

Domineering

Nightmare 
Carer. 

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Lynn Marie | Details |

Xxx

reworked and reposted

Copyright © Lynn Marie | Year Posted 2006

Poem by john tanaskow | Details |

if you are what you do

then christ it a tree

Copyright © john tanaskow | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Kelly Zakerski | Details |

Fear

Much fear
Ghost near

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2009

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 |

Not an average person

Never 
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My mind

Up for you
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Don't ignore your gut feelings

Never
Know
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

 
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