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Simile Poems | Examples of Simile Poetry

Simile Poems - Examples of all types of simile poetry to share and read. This list of simile poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous 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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Premium Member Bashful Beauty
Eyelashes Batting in bashful style Like the dance of weeping willow leaves Sculpted nose Crafted in perfection Double caves in a sheer rock mountain...Read More
Categories: beauty, girl, simile,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Glacier, Nature's Sculptor
Glacier! Icy, cold, hard. Diamond-like, it chisels the frosty landscape....Read More
Categories: simile, extended metaphor, image, imagery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Packaged, Dried Instant Ramen Earthworms
Like Ramen noodles, packaged, dried worms are instant. Just add hot water and eat....Read More
Categories: simile, dark, food, humor, irony,
Form: Senryu
The Robbers
He held the bat like Excalibur, lockdown villains open-planned, one cancellation ripped his brain, one robber do it yourself grave, two more buy what they want, their faces previous with rage, home-owner comfort eating his bullets, both fell first date the Devil. ...Read More
Categories: simile, allegory, anxiety, city, deep,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member ''The Nightfall Preys on the Bipolar Mind''
The nightfall preys on the bipolar mind: like a hunter hard on his prey, the nights awaken a dysphoric mood; then grind the soul to abject lows from...Read More
Categories: simile, dark, death, depression, extended
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member The Marvel of Nature
Nature's so marvelous, all know: when spring arrives, year upon year, rebirth and life make the world grow; all of earth in this hemisphere, from east to west, vibrate...Read More
Categories: simile, humanity, metaphor, mythology, nature,
Form: Lyric
I Will Never Learn
Like a language I’ll never know, I admire the art, longing to be among its people. Seemingly it shall remain but as only mine dream. Like a language I’ve never known, I admire you so, longing to be yours, But...Read More
Categories: simile, allegory, extended metaphor, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Long for Thy Truant Inspiration
I long for thy truant inspiration, O Muse, for I've felt thy absence too long! Empower me to sing a new, gay song: that...Read More
Categories: simile, creation, inspiration, life, muse,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member An Almost Dangerous Instance of Bipolar-Disorder Mania in My Words and in My Rhymes
Like an artist with canvas, paint, and brush, how then to illustrate (for you) in words and in rhymes the throes of a bipolar rush? ...Read More
Categories: simile, hyperbole, irony, mental illness,
Form: Sonnet
There is a tree, hidden in the White Mountains in California Alive when Stonehenge was under construction Its exact location kept secret For over 5000 years its ancient bark Battered by the bitter cold and harsh winds It grows...Read More
Categories: simile, analogy, appreciation, earth day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Weight of The World
written on his face woes he carries like Atlas ~ a beast of burden Date written: 01/23/2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, endurance, simile,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Ivory Tower
This hearth and home, my ivory tower, wherein I dwell and live in solitude, in complete and supernal bliss and brood reflectively with creative power (whereby I, emboldened, fear...Read More
Categories: simile, dark, death, depression, home,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member ''Musings on Poetic Metre, Rhythm, and Song'' Supplemented
Clean and tight metre's all about the poem's percussive beats, the stress of every metric feet throughout: with pledged, Pierian largesse, bards lyricize with it, no doubt;— ...Read More
Categories: simile, muse, music, mythology, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''Fragment II'' Rewrit: or, ''Poetic Augmentation''
Splashing, thrashing, wildly bashing rages the rolling sea like half-tortured Poseidon drowned in waves of misery! In tempestuous, dark dead of night, ...Read More
Categories: simile, assonance, god, imagery, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''Fragment I'' Jacked Up
Far away from your ancient moor, I feel your thoughts call for my soul and transport me to Eden's door! Can musings like yours divinely toll, beguiling me onto...Read More
Categories: simile, god, longing, love, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Simile Poems

Read wonderful simile poetry on the following sub-topics: animal, christmas, dogs, family, funny, kids, life, love, metaphor, mother, nature, ocean, spring, and more.

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