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Simple Poems | Examples of Simple Poetry

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

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List of Simple Poems

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Premium Member Poem Seen You Julia Ward Shape simple,
Premium Member Poem Six Word Couplet Series Encore Jesse Rowe Couplet simple,
Premium Member Poem drift away Brandy Nicole Free verse poetry, simple,
Premium Member Poem Shining Pennies Heidi Sands Rhyme appreciation, inspirational, simple,
Short and Restless Crow thepoet Free verse simple,
Premium Member Poem Scabby Knees and Chimney Smoke Kevin Shaw Rhyme simple, emotions, life, memory, remember,
Premium Member Poem Where Beauty Lies Daniel Turner Sonnet imagination, simple,
Premium Member Poem Proud Display Sandra Weiss Quatrain giving, simple, tree,
The Prodigal's Journey Babafemi Yinka Olubodun Didactic simple, adventure, appreciation, celebration, father
The old knight and Firebreath Part Two Mustafa Seker Epic simple, adventure, devotion, evil, fantasy,

What About That
by Michael Barber
What About That?

I smell a rat. What about that
I'll get my hat and get rid of the rat
Mess with me will you
This is what I'll...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, allusion, cheer up, crazy,

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And then it happened
by Lewis Raynes
And then it happened, 
You walked right through my door,
You looked deep into my dark blue eyes, 
And said you wanted more,

More of the life...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, beauty, friendship love, love,

A Chip Off The Old Writer's Block
by matthew harris
Strikes relentlessly thrashing
     (from all points
     encompassing me) assigned
unforgivingly, vehemently,
     witheringly, blind
ding figurative...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, 11th grade, 7th grade,

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As it is
by Charles Coon
As it is

Oneness
that is the experience
of your Self..
your real Self..
not the bifurcation
which you and others
have always thought
you to be......

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, prayer, simple,

Drunk poetry
by Alex Duffy
I'm having a few glasses of Courvoisier, dare me to write? 
I've had depression tell me I'm worthless while it stares in my eyes
But I'm...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, anger, creation, growth, happiness,

Resurrection
by Nick Trim
(Chorus)
You think you've got swagger but really you hobble,
you've got the jet lagger and you're drunk so you wobble,
don't start on me mate 'cus I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, hip hop, humorous, power,

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Words
by Charles Coon
Words

appear discretely
but seem to grasp us
by the throat
insisting they are
most fleeting
and simply point
to the thing
to which they
point..
What is that thing..?
it seems as
something between
something dancing
and shouting:
don't...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, change, simple,

Simple Hug
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
Fear
Hold me
Don't let go
Grab squeeze you tight
Hug...

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Lanterne | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, care, cheer up, fear,

Powder Day
by David Welch
Western breezes blowing in,
bringing snow to the peaks again,
now it’s cold enough to stay,
tomorrow is a powder day.

And I don’t work on powder days…...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, image, simple, snow,

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THE CAT
by Line Gauthier


the cat
forgiving of
fowl moods



posted on August 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, cat, forgiveness, perspective, pets,

Who Shot 2Pac
by Nick Trim
Remember that commercial tool,
that fool Ja Rule.
The miniature 2Pac image imitator,
packaged and bought up but in no way similar.

Was Suge or the Illuminati really behind...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, business, corruption, death, hip

keep on writing
by jagdish bajantri
 Keep on writing 

 

I don't know why do I write on you 

Why the eyes blink to the thought of your eye lash...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: how i feel, simple,

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Educated Fool
by Brenda Chiri
Foolish feelings always seem to be
Once set free are never what they seemed
I need to return to times of being carefree
Back to when things were...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, education, emotions, life, silly,

Blank Canvas
by Written Shravasti
My heart is a blank canvas,emptier as you see.
Nothing left to be written as you painted over me....

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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QUEEN ANNE
by Line Gauthier


queen anne's lace
gently swaying in
the peasant meadow



posted on July 30, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, appreciation, beautiful, flower, nature,

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Thick As A Brick
by Jack Ellison


Go ahead, ask me what makes me tick
Well, to answer your question really quick
I'm a simple man
No devious plans
Though sometimes I can be as thick...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple,

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Cherish
by Brandy Nicole


Beyond simple words being spoken,
and sharing in this reality
- I find myself -
seeking peace, comfort, a moment
so I can savor you

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* Thoughts from the Heart...

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

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NAIVE
by Line Gauthier


naive
to a fault
zero filter



posted on July 26, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, life, perspective, simple,

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A BLUE HERON
by Line Gauthier


a blue heron
heading home
at sundown...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bird, nature, silence, simple,

Candid
by Abraham Elizondo
So tired she thought it best
to wear her heart on her sleeves
and get things off her chest

Ignored a notion preconceived
that living like an open book...

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Terza Rima | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: simple, books, clothes, deep, girl,