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Simple Poems | Examples of Simple Poetry

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A way for you to know me
my cigarette carton smells like gum like my mothers bag when i was young. the cicadas are hidden in the bushes as if surrounded by the dwell of freedom which follow me throughout the country. i prefer...Read More
Categories: simple, anger, angst, deep, imagery,
Form: Free verse

He loved the poems I wrote about him. It’s as simple as that....Read More
Categories: simple, crush, cute, emotions, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Standing
In a box, Four square walls, A lid to hold me in. Bursting the seams, Spilling out, Wandering all about! Finding my way, Only I...Read More
Categories: 10th grade, freedom, simple,
Form: Rhyme
Love Is Only Four Letters
Love is easy to say. Just four. L. O. V. E. See! So easy. Love is so easy to say So why do you never say I love you? ...Read More
Categories: love, simple,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden
I found a sunny spot, Not that it means a lot. Everyone has a sunny spot, The one I have is under a tree, The sunny spot always finds...Read More
Categories: 4th grade, simple,
Form: Free verse

A Pair of Hands
He places his hand right here, below the one of someone else. That one hovers. He sits. Is this an intermission? Perhaps it will fall, slowly, gently; perhaps it will touch. The pause continues. It floats. He waits. The movie will proceed. That hand...Read More
Categories: simple, cute love, emotions, first
Form: Free verse
The Janitor
He's a hard worker, Charged, Oh! Heavenly laden, Of stick and broom....Read More
Categories: encouraging, humanity, simple, work,
Form: Haiku
PAUSE all contentious ideas warrant a pause, to draw breath or laugh ...Read More
Categories: simple,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Quietness In The Shadows
There’s a quietness in the shadows. A lonely place where sadness grows. A place in time where my mind goes. Thoughts and memories are my foes. But I have learned to not resist, for when I do, they just persist. I...Read More
Categories: simple, dark, introspection, life, light,
Form: Sonnet
Wandering Away
When did we grow up? When did we think imagination was not worthy of our time? When we thought we were a superhero with just a blanket on our backs When our eyes sparkled at the word, play When...Read More
Categories: simple, change, children, growth, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vanilla Charisma
Walking together entwined in the moonshine, you whispered the tune of the autumn breeze. Your enigmatic smile, the mirage of illusion, sparkled in my stellar sky of yearning. When the freezing wind of discontent blew, your insipid lips curled like...Read More
Categories: analogy, change, simple,
Form: Free verse
There’s better flavors galore They’d rather have chocolate or mint chip They call vanilla a bore I know it's not very exciting Nothing more to it than sweet But I’ll always choose it over chocolate When I’m looking for a treat. ...Read More
Categories: silly, simple, sweet,
Form: Rhyme
A Good Deed
Many people are suffering just because they don’t know where you have been; many people are suffering; they are walking around with their hand on their chin. It was just the other day their...Read More
Categories: confidence, integrity, international, simple,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What People Call Me
Most all have known me, a few know me well. Ask people about me, here’s what they’d tell. Sometimes when happy or sad I appear. Here’s who I am, these statements make it clear. I may happen while you’re...Read More
Categories: simple, emotions, fun, humor, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Song for Simplicity ...Read More
Categories: simple, appreciation, how i feel,
Form: Couplet

Specific Types of Simple Poems

Read wonderful simple poetry on the following sub-topics: kids, life, love, nature, rhyme, slavery, sonnet, valentines and more.

Definition | What is Simple in Poetry?