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Surface Poems | Examples of Surface Poetry

Surface Poems. Below are examples of poems about surface. This list of poetry about surface is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of surface poetry. This list of works about surface is a great resource for examples of surface poems and show how to write poems about surface. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Surface Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem THE MASTER KEY OF LIVING Brian Strand Verse surface, art, life,
Folding Ingrid Showalter Swift Free verse surface, absence, boat, loss,
Premium Member Poem Love And Friendship Edward Ibeh Free verse surface, friendship, growth, love,
clacktin do-hicky devise Allan Terry Concrete surface, art, beautiful, business, creation,
And the harvest moon smiles Chris Green Free verse surface, sensual,
The Stars Have Roots Trevor McLeod Quatrain surface, analogy, earth, nature,
Premium Member Poem Reflection in Twilight Frederic Parker Free verse surface, life, memory,
Cosmic Notions On What Is Real Earl Schumacker Free verse surface, appreciation, beautiful, creation, dream,
The Paint Movers jane Gomm Free verse surface, boat, space,
the passion of night ruta skendeliene Free verse surface, night, passion,

Old Memories
by Valentina Iljina-Pechenova
In the depth of my heart, I feel the poetic verse
Of someone composing, and as I remember
I see old photos from my album. It is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, love,

The Trinity Of Existence For Spiritualists
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

Life is the embodiment of the unique existence,
the construct of universal elements nature chose
to manifest distinctively with the divine essence
in the unparallel trinity of body,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, god, inspirational, life, nature,

Ocean Mysteries
by elijah zmuda
The oceans gave birth to living cells;
Forming the amoeba and plants as well.

As the ocean's age progressed;
Dinosaurs came forth to nest.

Egyptian pyramids near the red...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, creation, fairy, humorous, imagination,

The Eyes I Want To Forget
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

From beneath the patina of the rusted times
on the surface of the marooned mind
I uncover a buried pathway in the dusty memory
on which the tired...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, emotions, loneliness, lost love,

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You Surface Me
by Lu Loo
You SURFACE me like pebbles along a distant shore,
       e n c o m p a s s ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, love, marriage,

Black World Existence
by Aaron Butcher
My undying reflection stares with obscure demon eyes.
A cold souless breath breathing eternal lies,
Infecting self-loathing hatred and obsession,
Never repenting not a single confession.

You cannot stop...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, angst,

Kanoli Kaaka
by FABIYAS M V
He rolls up and
down on life’s 
surface as a 
droplet on the
*colocasia leaf. 
He never walks
with his life
hand in hand. 
While heaping 
up yellow metal
and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, life,

Subterranean
by Tersab Jibs
I am terra firm
existing under surface
unearth what’s within



Inspired by 
Substratum 
by P.M. Richter
...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, earth, identity,

Four of Four
by Luke Hobbs
the martyrs' dream remains unfulfilled,
we race toward immortality,
not having learned to live,
      searching for succinct sentiments,
    ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, motivation, peace, philosophy, religious,

Reaching
by Anna Hopper
Somewhere beneath
Your lowest low
The soles of your feet
A stone’s throw

I reside between 
 Parallel slabs
Cement and stone
Helpless, trapped

I stretch my limbs
Brushing the surface
On my tippy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, analogy, hope, how i

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Tim Remembers
by Kai Michael Neumann



Tim Remembers

Tim is a member of the club of life
	        with all its nonsense vagaries and beauty
pitfalls up-shoots...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, memory,

GOOD MORNING
by IFEANYI OBINEFO
With the night comes fear and darkness,
forcing us to surrender our visions and ambition.
Expecting the light we blind ourselves,
As we close our eyes in fear...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, 10th grade, 12th grade,

Summer Season On A Time Clock
by Anthony Parker
Every dawn I yawn quiet, florescence I inhibit softly
A clear image I peep, nature settles calmly
Her intentions are infectious like a blossomed flower
Reminds me of...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, allusion, analogy, bereavement, death,

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Deep Song
by Bernard Chan

Snippets of a discarded song breach my unguarded ears,     
Dive through a drowning of blue-soaked years, 
    ...

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Sijo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, blue, deep, lost love,

Outside World
by kporho Raphael Oyeke
The outer surface is beautiful 
He comes out good and colourful 
The followers are not stressful
But respectful to have a handful 
No one understand the...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, 7th grade,

Anxiety
by Christopher Goss
On the surface everything is fine
But if you look behind my eyes
Everything is slowly crumbling
As the panic takes root

Thoughts come in disjointed fragments
And everything should...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, anxiety, confusion, emotions, how

A Nun to None
by Rawan Shannak
Deep beneath the surface is a sea of contradiction; her tantalizing transgressions can tempt even the most timid.

She is a prize. 
A monument greater than...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, crazy, for her,

A-Lie-N Dust
by Rawan Shannak
Just like snowflakes hitting the suns surface.
Or the earth making its orbit around mars.
She too was never really existent. 

At least not in her body.

Perhaps...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, how i feel,

Ripple The Surface
by Brandon Stephenson
Still as the night air.
Full of life, 
Yet crystal clear.
A little world so vibrant, 
So alive.
Only to be hidden deep below the reflected eye.

Holding on...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, judgement,

With This Pen
by Brandon Stephenson
With this pen, I paint an image of you.
Not a portrait, but a true portrayal of you.
The ink flows into words that dance across your...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surface, deep, image, metaphor, poems,