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Simple Poems | Examples of Simple Poetry

Simple Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about simplicity. This list of simple poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous 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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Premium Member Christmas Season is the Reason
The Christmas season is the reason People will say Merry Christmas And mean it. Good will spreads like a fever, That becomes an epidemic. Good deeds are done to the point Of Christmas miracles. Christmas season is the reason For love joy peace...Read More
Categories: simple, christmas, family, freedom, humor,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Messy Advent
A Messy Advent.. For some~~ It is time for Advent That special season of waiting For a birth in a storied event.. Incarnation it is called..with a Child arriving to save us from Sins construed as so messy.. Re-contemplating that Child.. recalling our own...Read More
Categories: encouraging, meaningful, simple,
Form: Free verse
Life's journey
Life's journey is hard for everyone, but always try, as best as you can, that it'd be a white-sailed ship that will be awaiting you when your odyssey comes to an end. Przemyslaw Musialowski 10/25/2020...Read More
Categories: simple, boat, imagery, inspirational, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Five-Star Generalissimo
Puzzled five-star Generalissimo On his map, he couldn't find Tokyo He looked here and there Darn near everywhere 'Course, his map's a street map of Kokomo ____________________________________ Kokomo is a town in Indiana, north of Indian- apolis, with...Read More
Categories: america, military, silly, simple,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Twelfth of Never
The twelfth of never, ...Read More
Categories: cute, peace, simple, solitude,
Form: Rhyme



Functors
Who asks such frivolity? This is indeed a jollity! Whom does he call when he’s sick? A doctor or nurse will come quick! Whose time do we waste looking? I need to finish my cooking! Which is the correct usage? I cannot...Read More
Categories: simple, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Just
Simply a leaf. Falling from a maple tree. Floating down in circles. Briefly flying free. Weightless and empty. Swaying in the open air. Under the spell of time. Feeling no...Read More
Categories: simple, appreciation, autumn, beauty, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
The Precarious Exchange
The Precarious Exchange I’m complete Until myself, incompletely seen I’m safe Until safety, I redeem I’m free Until a prison, I esteem ...Read More
Categories: simple, freedom, inspirational, integrity, peace,
Form: Rhyme
spring
sweet lips poppy red soft tresses; cascading green she kisses the earth. 9/11/2020...Read More
Categories: beauty, simple, spring,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Poets Veins
Verses breathed throughout Poetic grace and praise merge Flow through hope filled veins Sen-ru ( rather than hi-ku) Poetry Contest Sponsor: Brian Strand November 9, 2020 ...Read More
Categories: simple, inspiration, muse, poems, poetess,
Form: Senryu
Blaze
Suffocating heat Consuming all but ashes Life begins anew ...Read More
Categories: simple,
Form: Haiku
I Know You're Lying Before You Speak
words do not reveal a lie there's stress and strain within your eyes occurrences not of real life retrieved from the brains creative side within a split second not for long there's too much thinking going on pressure shows, don't get...Read More
Categories: psychological, simple, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Beige, Brown, Cream, Tan -
As I have walked pass or visited high-in rich subdivisions and gated communities, I have noticed all the homes are from the same color bracket. They are either beige, brown, cream, tan, camel, oatmeal, caramel,...Read More
Categories: simple, change, color, environment, house,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member our breath separates anxiety Relax Stop take a Breath take a Step enjoy Christ-
look at your surroundings everything's beautiful when you acknowledge God in it creations ever fabulous in Christ All things are ever prefect In all under standing you must revelationalize Keep your eyes on the prize Alleluia Oh, and the prize what's left is our...Read More
Categories: simple, analogy, appreciation, celebration, identity,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Life on the Farm
Living on a farm is never boring There are cows to milk, bulls, steers, calves to feed Pigs to slop and chickens to peck the dust With guineas moving around, exploring Chasing turkeys through the musical lead Dance must Enlightening their...Read More
Categories: simple, adventure, animal, creation, farm,
Form: Curtal Sonnet

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?