Simile Poems | Poetry About Similes

Simile Poems. Below are examples of poems about similes. This list of simile poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of simile poetry. This list of works about simile is an excellent resource for examples on how to write simile poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Leviathan Edward Ibeh Senryu simile, truth, write,
LOVING HER ABSENCE: NO COMMENTS Anil Deo Senryu simile, absence, best friend, community,
The Oasis Alrio MIller Free verse simile, beauty, deep, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Love's Vortex Edward Ibeh Tanka encouraging, love, simile,
Premium Member Poem A Missed Opportunity Edward Ibeh Sijo analogy, metaphor, perspective, simile,
Premium Member Poem Ballroom Dancers Edward Ibeh Senryu analogy, art, dance, simile,
Premium Member Poem Lightning Edward Ibeh Imagism analogy, color, imagery, simile,
Metric Rhythm Subimal Sinha-Roy Free verse poems, poetry, river, simile,
Premium Member Poem Haiku 173 millard lowe Haiku simile, imagery, metaphor, nature, rain,
Premium Member Poem children of the waters millard lowe Free verse simile, allegory, bird, children, imagery,

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Surrounded By Loneliness
by millard lowe

Like trees in a forest
we live surrounded by so many others
and yet remain isolated entities
in the crowd.
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, allegory, imagery, life, loneliness,

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BOLD
by Line Gauthier


a bold stroke
wielding the brush
like a master



posted on July 10, 2019...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, appreciation, art, beautiful, inspirational,

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cosmic blinking
by millard lowe

moving…
blinking the moon…
brisk clouds
pass by…
a flock of geese
silhouette the sky…
...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, imagery, metaphor, moon, nature,

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A Sable Hued Awakening: For Richard Wright
by millard lowe
A Sable Hued Syllabic Awakening…
(For Richard Wright)



Even snakes have love…
but no one wants their embrace;
such coiled loneliness…

Yet nature provides…
eggs are laid…babies are hatched
and snakes slitter...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, allegory, analogy, black african

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Flowing Blissful Beats
by millard lowe

Like cool running waters
Flowing over and polishing
Smooth rocks,
Are the thoughts of you flowing
Through the realm of my mind;

You are epitomized ebony essences
Of God’s creation
Wrapped in...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, beauty, emotions, imagery, longing,

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Unfulfilled Dream
by Edward Ibeh
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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, light, metaphor, simile,

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Sweet Sky
by Carol Connell
Soft, white, swirly clouds
Velvety smooth and dreamy
Like icing on cake.

6/28/18
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, simile, sky, sweet,

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Original Sin
by Edward Ibeh
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Nonet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, hate, racism, simile,

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Ice Flute
by Vermillion Scythe
In the snow and ice,
a flute is played in the blizzard
by someone who makes tunes like a wizard
to tame the weather, in order to create...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, imagery, simile, snow,

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Beads Of Dew
by Edward Ibeh
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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nature, rain, simile, sound,

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Sublime Grace
by Edward Ibeh
Once in a blue moon
I vividly dream of divine, beautiful Clementine
I don't mind her noisily walking into my dream in high heels
Oh, how I wish...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, imagination, simile, woman,

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Ice-Cream Tree
by Julia Ward

The tree was like ice-cream
with wavy, undulating lines all pink.
The ice-cream was like a tree.

I sucked it from the top
and watched the pink all squelchy,
my...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: food, sensual, simile, word

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The Sword of Essence
by Vermillion Scythe
We're all born as daggers,
our short blades that lack experience in life.
As the river of time flows by,
our blades extend and get stronger.
Our swords are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, analogy, deep, journey, philosophy,

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You, Looking At Me
by Edward Ibeh
You, looking at me
Come...let me look closely
To see what's behind those 
Eloquent eyes, restlessly dancing
Bleeding ruby red
With indecipherable meanings

Are you happy, sad, or in-between?
Do your...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: emotions, imagery, mystery, simile,

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''Snowflake''
by Ngoc Nguyen
Most delicate and 
fragile, a snowflake drifts, melts
and dies—like mankind....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, death, humanity, life, metaphor,

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This Leaf
by Angel Villanueva
Oh, this leaf!
This leaf to my chest I cleave!
For it holds within itself,
The image of your lips so sweet.
How I crave your scented breath,
When your...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heart, kiss, love, simile,

AND THEN 'SHE HAPPENED'
by VIJAI PANT
Some decades back
The ship had set sail
Gliding on
Relatively calm waters 
Of Life
At times
Successfully navigating
Choppy seas
Staying the course
Supported by
Big and small sails
No thrill
No adventure
Uneventful days
A peaceful...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, simile, symbolism, today,

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Sign Of The Times
by Edward Ibeh
Striking teachers demanding higher pay
Immigration hiccups giving "dreamers" a migraine
Gun violence perennially choking America's throat
Numerous scandals plaguing Washington politicians

Outspoken Parkland student activists take to the...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, analogy, angst, humor, metaphor,

My Cat Is A Hipster
by Christopher Goss
My cat likes to sit in the window
He watches the passerby with a cool gaze
And though he cannot speak English
His meows are full of disdain

My...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cat, funny, humor, simile,

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Heirs Of The Struggle
by millard lowe

Paradoxically, slavery showed equanimity—
Its suffering displayed no discrimination;
We all shared equally, its debilitation,
And were equally denied any sympathy
Over the Middle Passage odyssey;

Black men were prized;...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, africa, black african american,



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