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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

Premium Member Hiku Ekphrasis Symbolism

delicate colours

 on display...

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Categories: symbolism, art,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cinquain Fourteen
under pile
of red tape
hoping I will be

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Cinquain
Darkness awaits 
death of light.
Buries oil lamp....

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Categories: light, sunset, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Rite of Passage
i journey chasing
imaginary wisps, in
reality bound....

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Categories: life, symbolism,
Form: Haiku

The Corpse of the World
finally laid out conquered

bleeds salvific Light...

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

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Categories: feelings, heart, imagery, people, symbolism, world,
Form: Epigram
Archon's Wheel
an invisible ring shining ~ distorting reality beneath...

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Categories: analogy, introspection, perspective, philosophy, symbolism, truth, water,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Onomatopoeia
Fuzzy borders
Between onomatopoeia 
And exclamations...

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Categories: giggle, language, literature, sound, symbolism, words, writing,
Form: Haiku
Leaf Withers
leaf withers
in an old book
ghost tiptoes


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Categories: culture, seasons, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Impressionist Poem

Crack head
Crack pot
Cracking up...

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Pisces Ambiance
Pisces ambiance
omni nirvana ripples
Bodhisattva tides...

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Categories: appreciation, dedication, spiritual, symbolism, voyage,
Form: Haiku
Flowers are like people
when one withers, another blooms...

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Categories: death, encouraging, life, meaningful, philosophy, pride, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
A Good Potion
I'm my elixir,
my piece of how I combat
a lagoon of fear...

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© Nana Owl  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, confidence, courage, encouraging, strength, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Stubbornness Causes Lunacy
lunatic's lunacy's not stubborn, stubbornness causes lunacy...

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Categories: conflict, funny, symbolism,
Form: Monoku
Thin Sheet
thin sheet
from a pulp of wood
I write upon


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

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Categories: life, society, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Soliloquy of Night
at my disposal 
a soliloquy of night 
from the stars above...

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Categories: appreciation, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Rocky Roads
Radical innocence
Ignoramous common sense
Fluctuating cries...

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Categories: anger, history, motivation, political, sorry, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Wounded Utopia
paradise driving the nail
holes in both my hands...

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Categories: christian, god, jesus, loneliness, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Under starlit dome,
across the empty ocean,
I sail all alone....

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Categories: life, metaphor, spiritual, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Will I Fit
Did you see the gift?
Enveloped in gold
Will I fit the mold?...

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Categories: symbolism,
Form: Haiku
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 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
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