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Short Simile Poems

Short Simile Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Simile poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search short Simile poetry by poem length and keyword.


Premium Member THE LEMMING
The lemming’s way
Is like Hemingway's

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Categories: animal, humorous, life, simile, suicide,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member standing tall
standing tall
guarding the outer gate
lonely cactus
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Categories: simile,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Hot
Rain
Drops to Steam
Love Morsels
Nip the Smidgen
Sizzle...

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Categories: simile, lust, passion,
Form: Lanterne
Laughter
laughter
a blessing
think
or old joke 
eggs and poultry...

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Categories: farm, mystery, simile,
Form: Tanka
A Fond Memory
A dream on my mind.
A far distant memory.
A smile on my lips....

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Categories: love, memory, missing you, romantic, simile, simple,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member We, Too, Have Wings
Not only birds and angels have wings, so do you and I. We can soar....

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Categories: allegory, inspirational, simile, success,
Form: Monoku
Sunburn
Love is like sunburn; hot to the touch, yet painful in its afterglow......

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© Dan Keir  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: desire, love, love hurts, senses, simile, sun,
Form: Monoku
Fifty four
I remember you
Say casts feel like huge cream puffs
devouring your leg...

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Categories: appreciation, feelings, humor, humorous, imagery, imagination, simile,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Beast of the Worldast


War is a monster—
A destroying Godzilla:
No peace left behind.
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Categories: analogy, horror, imagery, metaphor, simile, war,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Warm and Squishy
An online romance,
like a roasted marshmallow,
feels warm and squishy.

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Categories: cute love, funny love, love, simile,
Form: Haiku
We have Something in Common
I love to smile
Because a smile is universal
It needs no dress rehearsal
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© Lara Wash  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: simile,
Form: Light Verse
Prosaic Time
In your withered smile
My poems lose rhyme
Words scramble in prosaic time.
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Categories: loss, poems, simile, time,
Form: Haiku
SMILING AND CRYING


      Smiling is crying laughing ...
      To laugh is to cry smiling ......

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Categories: allegory, allusion, creation, cry, simile,
Form: Epigram
The Puppet Show
Pull the strings it moves in harmony-one good show, bad reality.


>> 12/19/2018...

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Categories: hyperbole, simile,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Haiku 173

The sky’s face goes pale
as rock-like crocodile tears
fall and bounce around.
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Categories: imagery, metaphor, nature, rain, simile, sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member a bold stroke


a bold stroke
wielding the brush
like a master



posted on July 10, 2019...

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Categories: appreciation, art, beautiful, inspirational, passion, simile,
Form: Senryu
Barbie
Sight of fake smiles drew
'You look like barbie' , I said
Dumb, she smiles proving.
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Categories: emotions, giggle, humor, jealousy, simile,
Form: Senryu
She Walks
She walks like the Sun,
Glowing, scorching the pavement;
Don't look, you'll go blind....

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© Dan Keir  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beauty, crush, romance, simile, simple, sun, woman,
Form: Haiku
LOVE IS THE FINEST ANSWER OF ALL SUPREME QUESTIONS


          love's the finest answer of all supreme questions and smile's best reply...

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Categories: love, simile,
Form: Monoku
Newborn
wisp
of a newborn's smile
in mother's arms
another miracle
of the  universe...

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Categories: appreciation, baby, miracle, simile, world, universe,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member snow
Snow
At the
End of
February
Is like
A beacon
Of light
In the night
Impending 
Dawn 
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© cs parker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: appreciation, simile,
Form: Free verse
Silent Beauty
The owl's feathers were like ash
They circled inward
Like a void
Pierced by the suns within...

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Categories: animal, bird, peace, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''Snowflake'' version II
Most delicate and fragile, a snowflake drifts, melts and dies—like mankind.
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Categories: death, humanity, life, metaphor, perspective, simile, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member ''Monsoons'' version III
Monsoons of cool rain, like manna from God, deluge the sun-parched jungles.
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Categories: image, imagery, nature, rain, rainforest, simile, storm,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member cosmic blinking

moving…
blinking the moon…
brisk clouds
pass by…
a flock of geese
silhouette the sky…
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Categories: imagery, metaphor, moon, nature, simile, sky, word
Form: Lyric