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 Lisa Lavers | Details |

Want

I want you want what?

Copyright © Lisa Lavers | Year Posted 2009

Poem by edward johnson | Details |

What Is Life

Life is a
slow death

Copyright © edward johnson | Year Posted 2017

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

ps MONTY'S PYTHON

As
sick as
a parrot

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2008

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

septimal-CONCEPTUAL ART

ideas
beyond my
ken

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2009

Poem by Sean Kelly | Details |

footle... The Circus .

Big  tent 

Event .

Copyright © Sean Kelly | 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 Christi Kopp | Details |

Heartbreak

Love song
Sang wrong

Copyright © Christi Kopp | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Doris Culverhouse | Details |

Emmanuel

Emmanuel
God with us

Copyright © Doris Culverhouse | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

I AM

I will 
Love, l AM

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | Year Posted 2012

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 |

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 |

Just watch Me

Okay?
Know
Love
Lord

Copyright © Toquyen Harrell | 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 Bailey Tuck | Details |

Goodbyes Are Not Forever

#Sad #Death #Goodbyes

Copyright © Bailey Tuck | Year Posted 2017

Poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Details |

WINNER

A winner is a
horst.

Copyright © RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY | Year Posted 2017

Poem by Robin L. Gass | Details |

Footle - A Dog Catchers Vow

If found

in pound!

Copyright © Robin L. Gass | 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 Paul Stacey | Details |

Footle- Dashed Expectations

True bliss
Dismissed

Copyright © Paul Stacey | Year Posted 2010

Poem by Brian Strand | Details |

A footle Footle

a verse

so terse

Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2011

Poem by Toquyen Harrell | Details |

A long way

Arrive
You
Love
Lord

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 |

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

 
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