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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
Premium Member London
first among firsts

she lifts her skirts with pride

ah, billingsgate...

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

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Categories: london, music,
Form: Tanka
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
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
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
Aspie On The Tube
aspie on the tube people colours noise smells heat facefuls of London
27 May 2018...

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Categories: london, city, senses, travel, urban,
Form: Senryu
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 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
London by Day
There was a lass in Chinatown
Who sold her shadow for a crown
The buyer said,
"We must be wed!
Its pouring rain and you could drown!"...

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Categories: london, rain,
Form: Limerick
London Calling
Melania called in the dog
But Donald misheard her call, "Hog"
He went to the table
To tweet a new fable
And found that he lived in a fog...

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Categories: london, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Inside the Palace
Now, for the first time, the inside story
  of Meghan Markle's fall from glory

She would not eat her Twinkie
  with a raised-up pinkie...

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Categories: humorous, leaving, london,
Form: Light Verse
Two Haiku on the Train to London
Automatic doors
let in people
and draughts automatically

As the darkness grows
the faces in the window
become more real

Kim James

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© Kim James  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, loneliness, people, travel,
Form: Haiku
this big building
this big building
is eating women
they all enter voulentarely 
hoping to buy
something to make them beautiful

London November 22. nov. 2016

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Categories: london, beauty, women,
Form: Free verse
There was a boy called Matthew
Who decided to go to London in a balloon
And his Uncle wanted him to come soon
But the silly boy landed on the Moon

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Categories: london, children, funny,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Flying Dutchman
There once was a pilot from London
Who at takeoffs ate a big onion.
Whenever he'd speak
The flight crews would freak,
So now he just drinks a tall bourbon....

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Categories: anxiety, england, flying, funny, humor, humorous, london,
Form: Limerick
Lear's Limerick
There once was a poet from London,
Whose verses often veered t’word a pun,
He suffered the asthma,
Had anemic plasma,
So paper and ink summed up his fun 

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© Luke Hobbs  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, humorous, irony, literature, muse, poetry, tribute, writing,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Royal Watchers -Rentz
A lady from Rentz thought it neat
Hoping in London the prince to meet
He passed her that day
Looking the other way
She'll have to go back to Rentz and repeat...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: london, england, hope, humor, poetry, woman,
Form: Limerick