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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 Brian Strand | Details |

ps MONTY'S PYTHON

As
sick as
a parrot

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2008

Poem by Sean Kelly | Details |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | 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 Star Light | Details |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

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 Bailey Tuck | Details |

Goodbyes Are Not Forever

#Sad #Death #Goodbyes

Copyright © Bailey Tuck | Year Posted 2017

Poem by Adeyemi Joshua | Details |

I Am A Man Of The Old

I AM A MAN OF THE OLD

Copyright © Adeyemi Joshua | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 5

a thought in the mind

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 89

the innocency of life

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by arthur vaso | Details |

Say Cheese

Smile.......... click

Copyright © arthur vaso | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago | Details |

Shallownaturexistence

shallownaturexistence

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago | Year Posted 2006

Poem by Lynn Marie | Details |

Xxx

reworked and reposted

Copyright © Lynn Marie | Year Posted 2006

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-LOVE MATCH

one try


wise guy

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 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 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 Brian Strand | Details |

A footle Footle

a verse

so terse

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2011

 
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