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Song Poems | Examples of Song Poetry

Song Poems - Examples of all types of song poetry to share and read. This list of song poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of song poetry. This list of works about song is an excellent resource for examples on how to write song poems.
name that tune
a cacophony of mimicry ~ starlings represent...Read More
Categories: bird, cool, song,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member To Life
In Jerusalem, Bnei Brak, Kefar Chabad everywhere, little huts, though no sod Miniature tabernacles, laden with flowers fruits, vegetation, pretty decorations ...Read More
Categories: song, celebration, drink, holiday, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
Song Of Songs
In the world where melodies resides, Where notes and rhythms flows, There lies a song, a timeless guide, An orchestra of the divine. It starts with a whisper, soft and low, A gentle him that stirs the soul, A melody that...Read More
Categories: song, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Songs of Brave Men
If might is right weakness is wrong That's not how it goes in modern folk songs Songs of brave...Read More
Categories: courage, hero, men, song,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sing, Smile, Shake Hands
The air with tension filled Cries, shouts, so shrill Anger, spleen, venomous rage All this, scourge of the age Into this bleak scene ...Read More
Categories: song, anger, cry, light, love,
Form: Rhyme

When you see some  African women on their knees singing ...Read More
Categories: encouraging, inspirational, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member RipTide
Our love is like a riptide wild ride, I am drowning in you. Riptide, pool slide, can't fight it, suck you right back in Can't swim to the side. Sex ride, heat light, glow bright driving us insane I want you...Read More
Categories: song, extended metaphor, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Small Bodies with feathers
Early morning delivers birdsong joys, as the darkness is swept away by God. Undulations for my ears, sonorous and dear, over and over - I ponder small bodies with feathers, noteworthy songs. Why does their cadence console us each day as...Read More
Categories: bird, song,
Form: Verse
maple mimic
leaves turning to song the box elder beat boxing~ ...Read More
Categories: autumn, bird, song, tree,
Form: Haiku
Just One
Trying to write a lyric my words reduce to verse The euphony escaping me adrift as I converse Though joy is sorely tempered these letters soldier on In hope of just one melody —in hope of just one song (Bryn Mawr College: September,...Read More
Categories: music, song,
Form: Rhyme
The Lone shine of a Bassoon
The Newly United Worlds Champion: I signed a contract weeks ago thinking I would be champion by the time this bout came along. The former champion Kata fought his way into contention and demanded me, he...Read More
Categories: song, creation, leadership, music, repetition,
Form: Bio
Life's Aphrodisiac
Fill your glass of gin when you drive that's the end. Play your cassette of songs when death visit you ...Read More
Categories: dream, fantasy, loneliness, song,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shadow Song
Shadows of clouds fall Across the sunlit moments, Breaking through dawn Like a peace filled thought Whispers music into a heart ...Read More
Categories: song, appreciation, beautiful, feelings, silence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Song of the Poet
*Note - I posted this some time ago on PS and it got POTD, resulting in over fifty comments of support. Social media is a fickle animal, sometimes dangerous. We poets like to imagine ourselves...Read More
Categories: love, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Chester
Chester on stage holding a high note - how will he bring it down? Some screams from girls as he brings it down, and "E", the note, brings genuflection....Read More
Categories: music, song,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Song Poems

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Definition | What is Song in Poetry?