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Short Symbolism Poems

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


Leaf Wet
leaves sodden
trampled underfoot
stride on...

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Categories: allusion, autumn, love, symbolism,
Form: Haiku



Crevice
I slip
in the midst
of a droning crevice.
...

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Categories: introspection, sound, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Dew
Eternal night —
feeble hopes
shrouded in dew....

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Categories: hope, night, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
I dream
I dream
of a dancing firefly
in the quiet abyss....

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Categories: dream, introspection, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cinquain Fourteen
Lost
under pile
of red tape
hoping I will be
found...

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Cinquain



The corpse of the world
finally laid out conquered

bleeds salvific Light...

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Categories: philosophy, religion, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Rite of passage
i journey chasing
imaginary wisps, in
reality bound....

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Categories: life, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Vulture
Darkness awaits 
death of light.
Buries oil lamp.
...

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Categories: light, sunset, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Hole
(There’s a hole in my heart the world passes through.)...

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Categories: feelings, heart, imagery, people, symbolism, world,
Form: Epigram
Cracked
Impressionist Poem

Crack head
Crack pot
Cracking up...

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Imagism
Flowers
Flowers are like people
when one withers, another blooms...

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Categories: death, encouraging, life, meaningful, philosophy, pride, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
leaf withers
leaf withers
in an old book
ghost tiptoes

12.05.16...

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Categories: culture, seasons, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Uncertainty
Unheard whispers
seeping through —
abyss of uncertainty....

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Categories: anxiety, introspection, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Thin Sheet
thin sheet
from a pulp of wood
I write upon


11.30.16...

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Categories: nature, symbolism, world,
Form: Haiku
hero
In the sunlit cove
a dreary soul cradles his
inner Achilles....

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Categories: life, society, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Pisces ambiance

Pisces ambiance
omni nirvana ripples
Bodhisattva tides...

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Categories: appreciation, dedication, spiritual, symbolism, voyage,
Form: Haiku
Cosmonaut
Under starlit dome,
across the empty ocean,
I sail all alone....

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Categories: life, metaphor, spiritual, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Spanish Gypsy
Guitars seduce me
With stacatto semi-tones
Spanish Gypsy scales...

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Categories: symbolism, beauty, funny love, magic, music, passion, song,
Form: Haiku
Inspired
O! Child of nature
Look up to the frozen sky
For inspiration....

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© Jacob Cra  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symbolism,
Form: Haiku
WORDS
words are just paint,
that capture life force,
upon the page....

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Categories: symbolism, words,
Form: Blitz
Will I Fit
Did you see the gift?
Enveloped in gold
Will I fit the mold?
...

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Haiku
waking life
When dreams in a dream
peel away like onion skin,
reality fades....

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Categories: dream, life, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Slither
Slow and seductively you slither, 
Patiently I await your kiss....

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Categories: allusion, animal, dark, desire, evil, sensual, symbolism,
Form: Crystalline
Will-O-Wisps
The will-o-wisps
Will lead you away,
To a land of happiness.
...

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Categories: mental illness, suicide, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Envy of Homer
the gods envy us 
with a million ways to die-
one only to live...

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Categories: cheer up, muse, symbolism,
Form: Senryu