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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 Mark Pringle | Details |

Mirrors

I don't like mirrors.

Copyright © Mark Pringle | Year Posted 2005

Poem by Jesse Jones | Details |

Untitled #187 / A whim

A whim produces this!

Copyright © Jesse Jones | Year Posted 2007

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 Barbara Gorelick | Details |

Snuggling ...footle

Big Chair

To Share

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2009

Poem by clay robbins | Details |

A C

A

Copyright © clay robbins | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Don't ignore your gut feelings

Never
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

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 85

the comprehending eye

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

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 LEON WILSON | Details |

The Last Supper (footle)

Bread wine
  Sublime

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 Doris Culverhouse | Details |

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
God with us

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

GIVE YOU ALL I AM

Love you 
Love 
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Boy oh boy

Want more?
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 Seymore Butts | Details |

IT FEELS GOOD

UpdabumUpdabumUpdabum

Copyright © Seymore Butts | Year Posted 2013

Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details |

no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2015

Poem by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen | Details |

LIECAST

A liar like a wire!

Copyright © Muhammad Safa Thajudeen | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 5

a thought in the mind

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by arthur vaso | Details |

Say Cheese

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

Copyright © arthur vaso | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details |

Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow

If found

in pound!

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | Year Posted 2009

 
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