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 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 LEON WILSON | Details |

Marriage (footle)

Love ring
   Wedding

Copyright © LEON WILSON | Year Posted 2009

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 Joshua Lacey | Details |

Why Bother?

Stuck 
In 
Negative

Copyright © Joshua Lacey | Year Posted 2009

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 Toquyen Harrell | Details |

I AM

I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

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 Judy Konos | Details |

Where Are The Cigars

Mike Brown
Shot down

Copyright © Judy Konos | Year Posted 2014

Poem by Timothy Hicks | Details |

I Have a Love Affair With Parenthesis

(don't tell anyone)

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

Poem by Maryam Jameela Haniff | Details |

Footle--- -My competitor

I won
 
you're done

Copyright © Maryam Jameela Haniff | 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 Lisa Lavers | Details |

Want

I want you want what?

Copyright © Lisa Lavers | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Tirzah Conway | Details |

Lucky White Star (FOOTLE)

My Horse

Of Course

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Doris Culverhouse | Details |

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
God with us

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Star Light | Details |

Tis without Touch---Truth knowing

Truth Knowing
Love...

Copyright © Star Light | Year Posted 2012

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

My home

Always
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

Nothing you cannot do

Try Me
You
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2013

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

You

Just it
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2014

Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details |

no appetite no fight

no appetite
no fight

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2015

Poem by Rhoda Monihan | Details |

Domineering

Nightmare 
Carer. 

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

 
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