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Symbol Poems

Symbol Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of symbol poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for symbol.

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Unity first is a high command
But it’s now in big demand

Breaking peace into many pieces 
In search of money going to ashes

People to people in separation like banks not as bridges

God sometimes getting anger like Men
At disobeying even his single...Read More
Categories: symbol, character, community, conflict, environment, god,
Form: Free verse

Luck of the Irish
Green four-leaf clover
Mutated symbol of luck
Nature's sign of hope...Read More
Categories: symbol, hope, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member How Are You So Special To Me
How are you so special to me?
The answer is short and simple.
Every action has its symbol
Along with the language you use
And that painful hidden scar and bruise.
That’s how you’re so special to me

How are you so special to me?
In around...Read More
Categories: symbol, appreciation, inspirational love,
Form: Rhyme
Time and Again

Here is a symbol of my lasting love, 
no longer shall you ever thirst again. 
For I sent my only Son, from above, 
and by your hand, he was brutally slain. 
A new covenant was formed through his pain, 
one...Read More
Categories: symbol, appreciation, blessing, christian, god, love, remember,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member Our National Symbol

The maple leaf, Canada's national symbol
In all Canadians a sense of pride it kindles
From sea to sea
United are we
A proud country bursting with vast riches

...Read More
Categories: symbol, pride,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Cherry Blossom Time

It's cherry blossom time in Japan
Most glorious spectacle since spring began
Pink and white magic
A symbol romantic
One of nature's most beautiful gifts to man

...Read More
Categories: symbol, beauty,
Form: Limerick
She Wears a Pine Tree on Her Sweater
She wears a pine tree on her sweater,
her skirt is the green of the valley,
gray hair done up in long braids,
she is someone's grandma who
has seen a few miles as her wrinkles show,
a woman who has kept her glow.

She wears...Read More
Categories: symbol, mountains, native american, nature, tree,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Well Penned, I Hope
Would my poetry improve if I used a posh pen
A fountain or quill, as was used back when
People took pride in all that they did
Not like these days, anything for a quid
Where are the inkwells that adorned a poets table
Imagine...Read More
Categories: symbol, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hearts of Alcor and Mizar
Flickering flash of brightness
Around my beloved Mizar,
Millions years of togetherness 
In love he whispers ‘Alcor!’
On a dark night up in the sky,
Just look up towards North,
You see the Polaris if you try,
To guide you to our hearth!
We have set up...Read More
Categories: symbol, analogy, heart, love, metaphor, star,
Form: Rhyme
A sonnet for Gender Inequality.Hope you will enjoy it.
      ...Read More
Categories: symbol, satire,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Canada's Icon

Farts: an expression of our most inner thoughts
Can't get more sincere, than toots from apricots 
Fruity smelling at best
Like a beaver over stressed
Canada's national symbol, hard-working knobs

...Read More
Categories: symbolism,
Form: Limerick
Water Poem
Fluid sometimes hot sometime cold
You have been and existed on the planet
For billions of years we are told. One can 
Only guess the number of years old.

You represent the symbol of freedom 
And peacefulness for how freely you
Flow when there...Read More
Categories: symbol, inspirational, nature, nostalgia, poetry, uplifting, water, write,
Form: Free verse

Why does Silence always precede storm
Why does it preexist before a person sob
And when he annihilates

Why does it rule above the Earth, in Heavens 
Why does it show, beneath the Earth, its presence
And prevails in the deep dark oceans

What...Read More
Categories: symbol, mystery, silence,
Form: Free verse
Days, goes, in day another days, strawberry, spirit, to honour
Ignite old tyres, that is, choke in lung, keep in the mouth your water “ I don’t know” 
Apologetic orchid, which grow up on the tree
Legs have split the steel, oh...Read More
Categories: symbol, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature Rebirths Spring

I love the beauty of a new spring day-
   its early morning silence- but for birds
      that tweet and flutter, flying with dry straw
or thread to line their beautiful new nests.

My hair, caressed...Read More
Categories: symbol, beautiful, nature, spring,
Form: Blank verse
My adult on-set Type 11 diabetes point system
I have been an adult one-set diabetic since 1998.  I have developed a point system to help me keep track and better manage my diabetes.

The normal blood sugar range is between 80-130.  In my system, I would refer...Read More
Categories: symbol, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 6th
Form: Narrative
Premium Member this love----rhyme version
oh! That this rose would be a symbol of love
the way it blooms- your beauty be told
your perfumed scent in the fragrance of
and lo the thorns pierce just as bold!

February 20, 2020

not for contest!...Read More
Categories: symbol, love, rose,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Love
Oh! That this rose be a symbol of love
perfect it blooms- your beauty it holds
your perfumed scent in the fragrance of
and lo theses thorns pierce just as bold

February 22, 2020

Poe-etic poetry contest
Sponsored by Charles Messina 
...Read More
Categories: symbol, love, rose,
Form: Verse
After three before five
What’s in a number besides it being the mathematical object used to count, the number that comes after three but before five a sequence of numbers most commonly starting with one and ending with ten. What’s in a number the...Read More
Categories: symbol, education,
Form: Monorhyme
Motionless Shantelle
 Motionless Shantelle
(The name Shantelle derives from the French  meaning “stone, stony place)

This is the story of  girl called Ashima, 
a beautiful Yi maiden and her beloved Ahei
Behind  mountains in her own land of Shilin 
 beneath...Read More
Categories: symbol, beauty, death, fate, lost love, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
The Spiritual Number

Segmented straight lines configure
pointed glyph of transformed cross.
In numeral sequence from the top
it’s the second smallest even integer.

After three dark days of primal genesis
when the arch of cosmos needed light,
God created sun, moon and all the stars
on this day, the...Read More
Categories: symbol, fate, future, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Angel Light
I stood in awe as she alighted like a bird upon some branch,
Belisha beacon to the abyss bound  clochard.
Bonfire for uncanny scion  adrift,
 ignited by her
incandescent eyes.
Chanteuse  of Arcadia  on song and sound.
Halo at the crossroads,...Read More
Categories: symbol, angel, art, beautiful, deep, destiny, dream, emotions,
Form: Prose Poetry
Gender Equality
A woman shows her body, with confidence.
But gets called such negativity.
A man shows his body, and there's dominance.
So society speaks positivity.

A woman can have more experience.
But the income is less than her counterparts.
A man can be brand new and live...Read More
Categories: symbol, discrimination,
Form: ABC
Premium Member ABCDERIAN the form in short

*(chi=X abbreviated symbol for Christ in Greek as seen also in Xmas)...Read More
Categories: symbol, christian, word play,
Form: Didactic
The Pink City

At the edge of the Thar desert,
the reposed stilled sands made
petrified waves of dunes buried 
in the carved rocky pediment 
of the rolling train of Aravalli hills.
The meandering contours of 
the undulating landscape topography
shaped the cradle of this ancient city.

The...Read More
Categories: symbol, art, city,
Form: Free verse