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Simile Poems | Examples of Simile Poetry

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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List of Simile Poems

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Premium Member Poem Unbreakable People Edward Ibeh Verse faith, people, simile, strength,
Premium Member Poem Fragile Edward Ibeh Rictameter feelings, simile, woman,
Premium Member Poem Don't Close Your Eyes Edward Ibeh Free verse inspirational, repetition, simile, write,
This Poem JESS OPPERMAN Free verse simile,
Premium Member Poem Life Is Never Without Hope Therese Bacha Prose Poetry child, simile, words,
Premium Member Poem Lost Glory Edward Ibeh Verse simile, fate, hope, imagination, loss,
Premium Member Poem Betrayal Edward Ibeh Monoku feelings, metaphor, pain, simile,
Premium Member Poem Ballad Of The Brook Carol Connell Haiku beauty, image, nature, simile,
Premium Member Poem Bad Habits Vicki Acquah Prose Poetry abuse, betrayal, dark, simile,
Gremlins Rose Henderson Prose funny, imagination, simile,

Look Deeper
by Rose Henderson
What you see is broken as I gather more strength. What you see is trials but to what length. What you see is smoke and...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, deep, imagery, irony, recovery

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Leviathan
by Edward Ibeh
Leviathan-sized
The enormity of dreams
Keeps rising like yeast



Date written and posted: 08/19/2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, truth, write,

LOVING HER ABSENCE: NO COMMENTS
by Anil Deo
SENRYU 20180814

 quiet soul mate, bird
cares for nest, old sacrifice
near death - June - God's work...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, absence, best friend, community,

The Oasis
by Alrio MIller
Life is the survival of the fittest and it’s  the  greatest battle we’ll ever endure. It’s plagued with ups and downs , so...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, beauty, deep, lost love,

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Love's Vortex
by Edward Ibeh
Let it suck you in
Just like you breathing in air
Let it absorb you
Like plant roots absorb water
Be sucked in too deep by love


Date written and...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: encouraging, love, simile,

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A Missed Opportunity
by Edward Ibeh
A balloon that has floated up and away; out of sight
Out of mind. A popped balloon dropping to earth like a wet rag
In ruins; punctured...

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Sijo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, metaphor, perspective, simile,

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Ballroom Dancers
by Edward Ibeh
the ballroom dancers
                     pirouette like...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, art, dance, simile,

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Lightning
by Edward Ibeh
Lightning forked
Its long ivory tongue
Through the rain clouds
Tasting the air like a snake


Date written and posted: 07/19/2018...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, color, imagery, simile,

Metric Rhythm
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
A good poetry emanates from the heart of the poet, vibrates in its rhythm that resonates in the mind of the reader. The form of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poems, poetry, river, simile,

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Haiku 173
by millard lowe

The sky’s face goes pale
as rock-like crocodile tears
fall and bounce around.
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simile, imagery, metaphor, nature, rain,

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children of the waters
by millard lowe


like seagulls skating 
on ocean waters
we navigate the currents
of deception
cascading jelly rocks of defeat
as we flow nile like
upward and onward
splashing into liberation…
water eagles sailing
surging waves…hip...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 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,