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 LEON WILSON | Details |

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

Debt Paid
  Me Saved

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

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 Adeleke Adeite | Details |

Singing and clapping (footle)

A chance 
To dance

Copyright © Adeleke Adeite | Year Posted 2010

Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details |

no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2015

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

footle-AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Time line

all mine

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Katherine Stella | Details |

Haiku Footle

Haiku

I Do



Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2009

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 Joshua Lacey | Details |

Protectors

Caring
Over 
People

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2010

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 Brian Strand | Details |

FIRES OF IMAGINATION 5

a thought in the mind

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2018

Poem by Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
 
you're done

Copyright © Maryam Jameela Haniff | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Tirzah Conway | Details |

Lucky White Star (FOOTLE)

My Horse

Of Course

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Boy oh boy

Want more?
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 |

Etc

Yours
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Judy Konos | Details |

GREECE AHOY

Let's Go
Life's Slow

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Kim Difford | Details |

A Mother's Love

Never ending.........

Copyright © Kim Difford | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART

ideas
beyond my
ken

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

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 |

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

 
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