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Simile Poems

Simile Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about similes. This list of simile poems is composed of the works of modern poets on 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.

Poem Topics Related to Simile

similitude, metaphor, analogy,

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She walks like poetry
She chooses to live 
a life of style ,
A life where her story 
Will be told using stanza
Rhyme and conclude in verse.

A story which will be
 Written using metaphor and 
Simile to illustrate her  
Personification as an elegant 
beautiful creature 

 She...Read More
Categories: simile, 11th grade, 12th grade, 7th grade, 8th
Form: Bio

Premium Member Be not what you think you are But who you are

Faith is conceptual belief
and like heaven itself 
it needs no proof
as it transcends time, place,
history, culture and space.
Yet, as faithful as we may be,
we are not of heaven
but are beings of the earth—
Unable to divorce ourselves
from the experiences of time,...Read More
Categories: allegory, analogy, faith, inspirational, introspection, metaphor, simile,
Form: Free verse
they wreck our brains  
with cunning cryptic clues 
that we solvers seem to  find so 
puzzling...Read More
Categories: fun, language, light, simile, smile, write, writing,
Form: Cinquain
My Heart is a Mountain
formed from the hot magma of the earth 
Tectonic plates that collided long ago
Although like the himalayas my heart still grows 

Where the creeks still flow like a warm bloodstream
Blue light shattered in an atmospheric gleam
Tall granite walls built to...Read More
Categories: analogy, art, growth, heart, identity, mountains, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unforgiving
           like unceasing wildfires
       ...Read More
Categories: analogy, anger, betrayal, relationship, simile,
Form: Verse

What It Isn't
it isn't what it is
it is what it isn't

a window                              ...Read More
Categories: metaphor, simile, surreal, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme

He is and adventurist artist
He is of military admiration
He is from the heart and soul beautiful
He is more than a mere friend
He is poet non vocal favorite singer(s) Johnny...Read More
Categories: simile, appreciation, bereavement, best friend, blessing, brother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I'm Through Loving You
It's the end of our beautiful dream
The thrill is gone, for that reason...
I'm through loving you.

The nightingale that sings in my heart
for you has flown away, therefore...
 I'm through loving you.

There's no longer warmth in your smile;
no sparks in your...Read More
Categories: emotions, irony, love, repetition, simile,
Form: Tristich
Joanne The Sun
Joanne the sun
Glow with the stun
To take your place
cast off for fun

When all you do
is bathe for some
When all your looks
are basked to come...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, blessing, character, simile,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member my heart smiles with you
my heart smiles with you

when I see you smile my heart smiles also
when I hear your laughter I harmonize with you
when I see you sleeping I wonder if you dream
when I see you waking up my heart does also

you bring...Read More
Categories: grandson, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mirror

From every angle
Me Naples
Beseeched reflector of heroism
two face reflecting hero

We need to meet Poe
Seeing you like through a pond
Now have a visual perspective

Portrait of a Mirror
Desperate seeking eyes
Inspirational seeker
Seek goodness of this masquerade

Rose petal Aroma
Curiosity made you smell
Portrait of a...Read More
Categories: analogy, hero, metaphor, mirror, poetry, psychological, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE LEMMING
The lemming’s way
Is like Hemingway's

...Read More
Categories: animal, humorous, life, simile, suicide,
Form: Light Verse
Immaculate Deception
Had been perfect and free from corruption, a natural singularity
Fractals proceeding from fractals in perfect regularity
Then, all of a sudden – a cataclysm – this pattered had been shattered
Like crystals being diluted by a prankster or trampster, and scattered
Some laughing...Read More
Categories: simile, 8th grade, 9th grade, absence, allusion, anger,
Form: Abecedarian
I love the wretched words
I smile with a simile
Silly me
Bees are full of care
or am i being careful
Marking some of the exclamation!
Stop has ate too much
looking rather full
Pause slowly

comma as you are
As i want Youtube
2b has lost its point
Trying to...Read More
Categories: simile, poetry,
Form: Free verse

      Smiling is crying laughing ...
      To laugh is to cry smiling ......Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, creation, cry, simile,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Younger Rooms

The house I wrote this poem in 
became an apartment for the ocean,
then a zoo for the innocently maladjusted,
then a garden for dreaming cats,
then floor-space - just floor space
to walk back and forth on.  

The room I find these...Read More
Categories: simile, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just Plain Words
Would just plain words express a flower’s beauty
in a fashion that moves the heart to tears
and dare to rhyme precisely as their duty
in songs of masters that have lulled for years?

Would just plain words be all metaphorical
comparing features seen through...Read More
Categories: metaphor, poetry, poets, simile,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Contest
The Contest

I would like to enter, 
and sometimes I do. 
Occasionally I even win, 
to my surprise. 
How cool!

The true rule, 
to every fool,
or pirate on a mission;
is write,
and write,
and write. 
Do something, 
say something in words, 
that will ripple...Read More
Categories: america, friendship, hero, homework, military, seasons, simile,
Form: Narrative
Ivory Tower-y
DISCLAIMER: This is a tongue-in-cheek, sardonic critique 
of my own poetry from the perspective of a fictitious non poetry 
lover. This is not aimed at any of you wonderful Soup poets... 
please do not be offended! ~ John

Tell me who...Read More
Categories: simile, humorous, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Quatrain
Takaha Shugyo haiku and tanka translations
Takaha Shugyo haiku and tanka translations

hatogata horarete ichiju haya mebuku

A single tree
with a heart carved into its trunk
blossoms prematurely
—Takaha Shugyo, loose translation by Michael R. Burch

dôkefuku nugazu tentômushi no shi yo

Still clad in its clown's costume—
the dead ladybird.
—Takaha Shugyo, loose...Read More
Categories: animal, beauty, heaven, nature, sea, simile, stars,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member DAILY
I awake,  inhaling life like a toddler encountering her first flower.
I continue, devouring life like some teens with all-you-can-eat pizza.
I retire, exhaling life in release like a belt post Thanksgiving’s meal.

January 8, 2020...Read More
Categories: appreciation, day, life, simile,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member purpose
for each,
God has given a purpose
some be movers and shakers
as a mighty oak
most, however,
are but a simple blade of grass
on which a butterfly alights...Read More
Categories: allegory, butterfly, christian, imagery, meaningful, simile,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member shining in poetry's light
lovely Line is a lady who
lingers in deep thought-
her style shines with wit;
a simile or two with a touch of personification in
free verse poems, 
shares the freedom to embrace her 
muse as if she never embraced before-
leads others into the...Read More
Categories: love, metaphor, poetess, simile,
Form: Verse
Premium Member ''Where Art Thou, Muse''
Where art thou, Muse? I seek inspiration!
I have endured your absence for too long:
restore to me the gift of creation
once more, that I may sing a new, gay song.
When you return I'll feel great elation,
for as my muse you can...Read More
Categories: creation, inspiration, metaphor, muse, poetry, simile, writing,
Form: Sonnet
Twas the night
Before Christmas and 
As Santa tries to
Go down a chimney
The fireplace was lit
And his pants caught fire
So, he hurries and 
Crawls back-up the chimney
Looking like a 
Ball of fire as he
Jumps into the snow
Trying to put the fire...Read More
Categories: cheer up, christmas, funny, simile,
Form: Free verse

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