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Short London Poems

Short London Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about London by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about London by length and keyword.

Olympic Opening Ceremony London 2012
A dancer; "Doctor"
I was an Olympian;
great ceremony!...

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Categories: london, adventure, art, hope, work,
Form: Senryu

Thoughts Part Two
Finally sixteen!
Can't wait until the summer,
London fun begins!...

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Categories: birthday, england, fun, london, summer, travel, vacation,
Form: Haiku
London Bridge
Collide, London Bridge
Into my walking embrace
All waters below......

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Categories: london, endurance,
Form: Haiku
display beauty
give me my release
this apparatus swirls
until it leaves....

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Categories: london, introspection
Form: Haiku
London: Foggy Redoubt
ocean stirs salt mist
vapor shield shrouds firmament
brackish mail cloaks town...

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Categories: london, nature, sea
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Taste of London
Foggy London morn Tea and scones by the window Now I understand

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© Rollo West  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, food,
Form: Haiku
in the harp store window
a gray London evening
my hands strum
a new Salvi…...

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Categories: london, music,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member canal
murky liquid road shire horses tow narrow boats, trading London bound

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Categories: london, history,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member CLERIHEW topham
Francis William Topham
a 'noted' London man
A designer& engraver
his water colours cused a stir...

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Categories: london, art, people,
Form: Clerihew
So Beautiful
are so beautiful even now
in memory
I regret leaving our letters
in a trunk in the north end...

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Categories: beauty, london, love,
Form: Tanka
four pebbles ...
from brighton shore -
the souvenirs in pandemic

-- Souvenirs of Silence, Soman Gouda...

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Categories: allegory, beach, deep, london, loneliness, pain, river,
Form: Haiku
the barber’s fall,
a curtain call,
he snips and twirls
creating curls;
that close shave,
may be grave....

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© Desi Gall  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, body, crazy, dance, grave, london, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Eyes in the grass
Stalking me as I walk pass 
Will they kill me or leave me be 
Either way I'll be set free...

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© Rita Lopez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: africa, america, england, london, psychological, usa, world,
Form: Free verse
Waves Waving
The town : East London
The partner: Wendolene
All nite, every hour
We watched the waves
From Hotel Kennaway...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, africa, america, celebration, feelings,
Form: Free verse
buttermilk sky
buttermilk sky
clouds race the moon
walking through russell square
where we first embraced our love...

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Categories: girlfriend, london, lost love,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Coronation Consternation
Some people like it a lot:
Royalty and all that rot.
My lineage, U.K. be,
But I do not bend the knee....

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Categories: celebration, discrimination, england, humorous, london, may,
Form: Rhyme
the face of the shaking man
on the tube
he speaks of dreams half forgotten
and asks me to help him off

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Categories: age, london,
Form: Tanka
London Time
your long hair flying
as we danced very fast
then so slow and close
time unmoving in London
as we danced time away...

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Categories: london, autumn, i miss you, river, romance, soulmate,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member CLERIHEW waterhouse
John William Waterhouse
Esther Kenworthy became his spouse
Both artists of some renown
living& working in London town...

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Categories: london, art, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member CLERIHEW milton
Puritan poet John Milton
a scrivenor's son from London
He made a mark with Paradise Lost
going blind was an early cost...

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Categories: london, people, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member CLERIHEW johnson
Samuel Johnson of dictionary fame
versifying was another game
Poems of satire of his day
coming to London to have his say...

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Categories: london, people, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
London Bridge
In London, a current affair
Is chilling the hot summer air
An old folio 
Reveals polio
Is adding new woes to healthcare!...

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Categories: london, health,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member CLERIHEW hoffnung
Humourist Gerrard Hoffnung
from Berlin to London so homespun
He created his musical cartoon
to give spoofs&jokes some room...

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Categories: london, music, people,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member TRA-GE-DY
for respect,
loved for who she realy was,
not who she appeared
to be

Mayilyn-Forever Blonde-open this fall in London...

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Categories: london, sad
Form: Cinquain
London Calling
A girl in Soho named Millie
Was hanging around for Willy
John Dough came along
But something was wrong -
Trust Millie to Piccadilly!...

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Categories: london, travel, word play,
Form: Limerick